While the blogosphere and social media is awash with countless colourful images of incredible knitting designs and patterns, it can be difficult to know which knitting bloggers are actually worth following.
So, I’ve searched high and low to bring you our pick of wonderful knitting bloggers who are experts at their craft. For the ultimate in knitting inspiration, here’s who to look out for in 2020…
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Knitting Sarah by Sarah
About: Knitting Sarah
Sarah became well-versed in most standard knitting techniques both in her own projects and as a knitting instructor. She decided to continue to nourish her passion for knitting & spinning via her blog. You can find her writing, photographing, knitting, spinning, and sharing about fiber arts.
What We Love: Knitting Sarah have lots of wonderful photos of her knitting and spinning projects. Sarah writes beautifully and her posts are a source of inspiration. Although Sarah’s blog is on a break, there is so much to enjoy and learn from.
The Knitting Blog by Mr Puffy the Dog by Claudia Bugh
About: The Knitting Blog by Mr Puffy the Dog
Claudia is a passionate knitter and baker and she’s been blogging since 2007. All of her posts features either something she has knitted or a favorite recipe. Often her posts include both!
What We Love: Claudia features not just knitting projects but also her love for photography and cooking. The knitting projects she undertakes are simply gorgeous. She is an avid sock knitter and there are such a variety.
Yarn Harlot by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
About: Yarn Harlot
Steph loves to spend time on knitting anything she can possibly think of. Knitting for her is a way of showing others, that knitting will never be a waste of time, especially if you’re knitting with love.
What We Love: Yarn Harlot is where you can read about interesting life experiences and stories of knitting woven in. Steph’s stories about her knitting projects and life are heartfelt and engaging. She is also a published author of several titles. Her most popular book is Knitting Rules!: The Yarn Harlot’s Bag of Knitting Tricks.
Knitted Bliss by Julie Crawford
About: Knitted Bliss
Julie loves cozy knits, international travel and cooking. She helps knitters and crafters get inspired by sharing modified knitting projects, round-ups of craft ideas and recipes, and reflections on the crafting life.
What We Love: Julie has something for everyone, whether it be fabulous knitting patterns or craft inspiration. Her photography of her knitting projects is lovely. Any of her beautiful patterns would make a fabulous gift for knitters.
Have a look at these great gifts for knitters.
Yards of Happiness by Dana
About: Yards of Happiness
Dana learnt to knit to help with the stresses of her life. With each knitted project her skills improved as did her love of the craft and all things yarn.
What We Love: Dana shares her beautiful knitted projects along with stories of her life. Her current sweater adventures include sweaters for dogs that are simply adorable.
Small Things by Ginny Sheller
About: Small Things
Ginny loves to knit late at night when she probably should be sleeping. Ginny does a little work from home, dyeing eco-friendly U.S. sourced yarn using natural dyes. Her family of 10 provides much joy as does caring for their many animals and vegetable garden on her 6 acre property.
What We Love: Small Things has a Yarn Along where every Wednesday Ginny shares her current knitting project alongside whatever she happens to be reading. Ginny’s photography is stunning and her posts are delightfully engaging.
Mad Man Knitting by Gregory Patrick
About: Mad Man Knitting
Gregory loves to write and knit at the same time. He writes about his knitting and yarn adventures on his blog.
What We Love: Mad Man Knitting specializes in Knitting teddy bears and has created gorgeous patterns for knitted animals and bears.
Find Mad Man Knitting on Facebook
Knit Om by Becky Stewart
About: Knitting Om
Becky is the creator and curator of the website Knitting Om. She is passionate about knitting, personal development and conscious living. .
Knit Om was born from a desire to share what she has learnt about the therapeutic benefits of knitting and meditation. Her website’s aim is to “offer mindful knitting as a mind-body practice that provides comfort amid suffering, enables recovery when possible, and alleviates loneliness and despair when full recovery isn’t possible.”
What We Love: The e-newsletters that Becky creates are full of fascinating articles that focus of all sorts of knitting goodness and mindful. Her focus on knitting as a form of meditation and healing is very interesting. I always look forward to receiving them.
Find KnitOm on Instagram
A Really Good Yarn by Julie
About: A Really Good Yarn
Julie learned to knit at the age of four. At that very young age, her dream was to own a knitting store, which she has fulfilled. She loves to share her passion of knitting. A Really Good Yarn is the blog she writes for her store The Needle Emporium.
What We Love: A Really Good Yarn is a fun and interesting blog to read. It features new patterns and yarn supplies plus what Julie currently has on her needles.
Jeanette Sloan by Jeanette Sloan
About: Jeanette Sloan
Jeanette has been knitting since the age of seven. Colour is a significant feature of her design process. She has published several knitting resources. Jeanette is passionate about diversity in knitting, which led to a list of talented POC designers and makers being featured on her site.
What We Love: Jeanette’s blog tagline says it all – Make. Something. Gorgeous. Her knitting patterns and designs are full of color and exciting techniques.
Find Jeanette Sloan on Twitter
The Knitting Doctor by Lorette
About: The Knitting Doctor
Lorette loves to share all her beautiful knitting projects with her readers. The title The Knitting Doctor comes from the fact that she is a physician specializing in internal medicine.
What We Love: The Knitting Doctor shares her life stories and wonderful knitting projects. Each post is fun to read and I am sure knitters would resonate with some of the more frustrating aspects of knitting.
Knitting Nuances by Laura
About: Knitting Nuances
They love sharing new ideas in knitting. Some of their ideas include tweaks to knitting techniques people already use and some of them are new concepts.
What We Love: Knitting Nuances provide helpful tutorials to newcomers who are wishing to learn more about knitting.
Find Knitting Nuances on Facebook
Kiwiyarns Knits by Wei Siew Leong
About: Kiwiyarns Knits
An addicted knitter who also loves to share her ideas and thoughts about knitting. Wei Siew sets out her own thoughts about New Zealand yarns purely for the love of sharing information about them.
What We Love: Kiwiyarns Knits has a passion for yarn and knitting. Wei Siew’s projects are gorgeous and what she shares about the different yarns Wei is very helpful and informative.
Find Kiwiyarns Knits on Twitter
Dayana Knits by Dayana
About: Dayana Knits
Dayana’s blog will tell you how to fit it, modify it, colorr it, texturize it, chop it, save it and most importantly, wear it.
What We Love: Dayana Knits does a tons of projects. They’ve been creating different designs, that will inspire other people to look forward for a new design.
Craftsmumship by Lorelei
Lorelei started as a mainly sewing until her blog has grown into a wider variety of crafts. She love sharing inspirational knitting and crafty ideas.
What We Love: Craftsmumship is a site for fresh new ideas, achievable crafts and projects to challenge and hone your crafty skills and at the same time, meet crafty friends along the way.
littlebobbins by Dani Harvey
Dani loves knitting because of the person who taught her how to do it, which is her Mum. Dani loves to share her projects via her podcasts.
What We Love: Littlebobbins has made a lot of crafty inspiration, home made goodness and spends a lot of time studying arts and textiles. Recently Dani has been more active on her Instagram account. Be sure to follow her knitting goodness there.
Find littlebobbins on Instagram
Cozy Made Things by Kristen Johnson
About: Cozy Made Things
Kristen lives, works and blogs from a farmhouse in an apple orchard. She loves to sew, knit, crochet, and make things all day long.
What We Love: Kristen shares her magical knitting projects and stories from the journey of her life.
Find Cozy Made Things on Instagram
The Craft Sessions by Felicia Semple
About: The Craft Sessions
The Craft Sessions aims to bring together people who craft for joy. Through her writing and creating, Felicia aims to foster a love of hand making and discuss the ways traditional domestic handcrafts have meaning and context in our everyday lives.
What We Love: The photography and writing is wonderful and heartfelt. The sharing of the retreats they organise, makes you want to go!
Vickie Howell Blog by Vickie Howell
About: Vickie Howell Blog
Vickie Howell is making creativity accessible through encouragement, education, cool projects and inspirational interviews via online media.
What We Love: Vickie Howell Blog is determined to motivate people to live creatively and live by being creative. Vickie is also known as a personality in the knitting, crocheting and craft world with her shows.
Zeneedle by Margene Smith
Margene is known as the obsessive knitter. Loves mountain hiking, spinning, blogging, reading and most especially knitting.
What We Love: Zeneedle shares stories on her life, knitting and the beautiful area in which she lives.
Find Zeneedle on Instagram
Sweet Purls by Monica
About: Sweet Purls
Monica documents her love for wool, knitting and spinning. It’s has been her passion for quite a while and she enjoys sharing her knowledge and spreading it around to the world.
What We Love: Monica shares her journey of spinning yarn and knitting. Although Monica is not currently updating her blog there is plenty of lovely projects and posts to browse.
About: Knitting in France
Bogga is originally from Iceland and lives in France. She has been blogging about her interests, ideas, and thoughts to spread her knowledge and help people be inspired in the world of handicrafts.
What We Love: Knitting in France shares their beautiful knitting projects. She gives a glimpse into the normal and the everyday of a fiber artist, and all that goes with that.
Soule Mama by Amanda Blake
About: Soule Mama
Amanda Blake is a mother of five, author of three books on family creativity, and Taproot Magazine’s Editor in Chief. Her blog documented her life and creative pursuits.
What We Love: Amanda’s posts are a wonderful insight into a life of making and being a Mom. Over the years she has been an integral part of promoting indie producers and makers. She is the Editor in Chief of Taproot Magazine and an author of three books. Amanda just recently announced to her readers that she wasn’t going to blog for now. Be sure to look through the archives, there is so much inspiration to be found there.
Stitches & Spoonfuls by Kylie
About: Stitches & Spoonfuls
Kylie loves to put all of her details on her blogs. All of her creative creations on pastimes- knitting, spinning, sewing, photography, and other crafts- as well as accounts of all of her other adventures in travel, school, reading, gardening, and life in general. She also has a online shop with botanically dyed Canadian yarn called Agrestal Yarn.
What We Love: The Stitches and Spoonfuls dyes ethically sourced Canadian wool using natural dyes. Her online shop Agrestal Yarn has lovely choices of yarn.
Tight-Knit Syria by Dana Kandalaft
About: Tight-Knit Syria
Dana Kandalaft runs Tight Knit Syria a social enterprise organization that provides wool to Syrian women in refugee camps, pays them for knitting and sells their creations.
What We Love: Tight Knit Syria is aiming to help Syrian women to stay resilient and productive in dire times through knitting.
Knits All Folks by Monica Rodriguez
About: Knits All Folks
Monica wants to create an inclusive community for those that love fiber, knitting, crocheting and pop culture. She aims to promote the diversity of creators.
What We Love: Monica’s interviews are great reads and she has helpful tutorials for beginners. Monica is passionate about promoting the diversity in the knitting community.
Knitting Squirrel by Nicolette Kernohan
About: Knitting Squirrel
Nicolette loves sharing unique knitting projects, exploring color and inspiring others creativity.
What We Love: Knitting Squirrel sells knitting wool and sock yarn in glorious colors & fibers.
Travel Knitter by Larissa
About: Travel Knitter
Larissa’s blog is a record of not only her knitting, but also her traveling. Larissa has always loved traveling, but knitting is her more recently discovered passion, and she’s found the two complement each other very well.
What We Love: Travel Knitter loves to share about traveling and knitting. Also yarns, knitting festivals and projects.
Knitorious by Vicki Mothes
Vicki began blogging at Knitorious year 2004. She knits, sews, dyes, takes photographs, writes, gardens and cooks. She is truly amazed and inspired by the breadth of talent around her and been exposed to many different types of art and craft.
What We Love: Knitorious shares her knitting projects interwoven with her wonderful life stories. The fact that Vicki has been blogging since 2004 is a testament to her passion and perseverance.
Fridays with Franklin by Franklin Habit
About: Fridays with Franklin
A man who used to be known as “the weirdo who knits in meetings” now dedicates his talents to knitting full-time. Designer, commentator and author of knitting books who is passionate about all making.
What We Love:
Franklin’s posts are very engaging. His writing is delightful and his insights into the fiber community are honest and often humorous. His illustrations and his own designs are great.
QueerJoe’s Knitting Blog by Joe Wilcox
About: QueerJoe’s Knitting Blog
Joe has a passion for knitting and writing. What he thinks, he shares with his readers and makes no apologies for his forwardness.
What We Love: QueerJoe’s Knitting Blog is a very expressive and his knitting projects are vast and varied. He has built up a strong online community and is also passionate about attending events.
Find QueerJoe’s Knitting Blog on Facebook
Better Than Yarn by Jasmin Knitmore
About: Better Than Yarn
Jasmin loves to share her journey of life and stories from her past. She loves to knit and spin and along with her Mom, they run Knitmore Girls Podcast. See link in our Knitting Podcasts section.
What We Love: Jasmin shares her life stories, fabulous parenting tips and the knitting projects she has on the go.
Find Better Than Yarn on Twitter
Monty Knits by Claire Montgomerie
About: Monty Knits
Claire is a textiles designer specializing in knitting and crochet, constructing fabrics, garments, creatures and accessories which are fun, quirky and modern. She loves to keep her hands busy so she is constantly working on different projects.
What We Love: Monty Knits is no longer active on her blog. Don’t let that stop you from browsing all the goodness in her archives. There are some lovely patterns to explore.
GOODKNITS // a knitting & crochet blog by Lisa Gutierrez
About: GOODKNITS // a knitting & crochet blog
Lisa loves to knit, crochet, sew, cross-stitch/embroider, and dabble in the paper crafts.
What We Love:
There are some great knitting and crochet patterns to be found on Lisa’s blog. She is not currently updating it.
Mimi Codd Makes by Mimi Codd
About: Mimi Codd Makes
Mimi’s work covers many different mediums. Her knitting techniques series and knitalongs feature interesting ideas and methods.
What We Love: Mimi Codd Makes has lots to offer on her blog. Her posts about her own knitting progress are interesting and educational. The tutorials are worth a look for a number of techniques such as short row shaping and cast on methods.
January one by Cara
About: January one
Cara loves to knit and loves blogging to share her knitting projects.
What We Love: January One is no longer being updated. There are some great patterns to browse.
Knittingkonrad by Konrad Siebenhüter
Konrad loves to share his knitted designs. His passion for knitting and his designs are very adorable. He loves to knit, loves yarn and loves the people who loves both.
What We Love: Knittingkonrad does photography, crocheting, and knitting. He enjoys Knitalongs and sharing the work of his designer friends.
Stitch and Purl by Svenna Yildirim
About: Stitch and Purl
Svenna is a happy Mum of a two lovable boys. She shares her thoughts and ideas on her blog and loves to inspire any beginners to try knitting.
What We Love: The Stitch and Purl is not just about knitting. They also do sewing, arts & crafts, cooking and baking. The blog is not being updated but there are some lovely ideas to check out.
The Unapologetic Knitter by Meaghan Schmaltz
About: The Unapologetic Knitter
Meaghan is by and large a self taught knitter who believes you should never apologise for sitting and knitting. She believes that everyone should learn to knit and due to her love of T.V and movies, many of her designs can be knitted whilst watching.
What We Love: The designs/patterns that Meghan creates are all beautifully well written and easy to follow. Her skills as a Tech Editor shine through. I particulary love her sock designs but she has a wide variety of patterns to explore.
Katie Writes Stuff by Katie Gatward
About: Katie Writes Stuff
This site was the original site where Katie shared about her life, knitting and sewing adventures. Since 2018 she has been vlogging/blogging on Sew Old Fashioned. A passionate sewist and knitter, her creations are inspired by Vintage.
What We Love: Katie’s writing is delightfully entertaining and if you get a chance I highly recommend you head over to watch her Youtube videos. Although Katie is no longer uploading videos, there is a wealth of information on Vintage knits if that’s your passion too.
A Purl Stitch by Sacia Ashe
About: A Purl Stitch
Sacie’s love with knitting didn’t start of so well but with determination and persistance her understanding and confidence increased. Her site is about her journey of knitting design. A teen who loves all things fiber related.
What We Love: Sacia’s writing is genuinely engaging and her perspective on knitting is wonderful. There are some great tips for beginners and if you are Vegan, she has some great suggestions for Vegan Yarn.
woolythyme by Stephanie Young
Steph describes herself as not only a knitter but a gardener, antiquer, bookworm and cook. Her blog is about her knitting adventures and general day to day life.
What We Love: It is always a pleasure to read about someone’s knitting journey and Steph’s is no exception. She blogs about her knitting, photography and life adventures. Making one realise how much we knitters have in common.
The Feisty Redhead by Ashley Little
About: The Feisty Redhead
Ashley’s self professed main passion is knitting, although she loves all crafts. She works as a Craft writer and Tech Editor. Her blog features her crafting adventures.
What We Love: There are some wonderful knitting stories on The Feisty Redhead. I am particularly interested in the stories of Tech Editing. Thanks to the wonderful Tech Editors like Ashley we all have access to well written patterns that work!
Knitting Up A Storm by Anna Maliszewski
About: Knitting Up A Storm
Anna is an artistic and creative person. She decided to create a blog to write about her knitting endeavors. Until then it grew and she started sharing her patterns, tips, hand-dyed yarn and more.
What We Love: Knitting Up A Storm are more into knitting socks and ombre hats. They love putting different shades of colors in knitted items. Anna’s patterns are gorgeous and worth having a look.
A Friend To Knit With by Leslie Friend
About: A Friend To Knit With
Leslie started to blog back in 2006. It is her way of sharing her passions and connecting with like minded people. She has knitted many sweaters and accessories and written patterns.
What We Love: A Friend to Knit shows her passion for knitting. All of her favorite moments of knitting and sometimes family life are shared on her blog. Leslie’s photography is inspiring.
JimiKnits | Knitwear Design by Jimenez Joseph
About JimiKnits: Jimi loves to create designs that are individual and that she herself loves to wear. The knitwear patterns are fun and super cool.
What We Love: Jimi’s designs use different techniques she has explored and they are always interesting. Her blog features lots of knitting goodness and her posts about the yarn and knitting events make you want to go to them!
Find JimiKnits on Instagram | Facebook | Twitter
West Knits by Stephen West
About West Knits: Stephen loves to designs wild and bold creations including shawls, sweaters and so much more.
What We Love: Stephen West’s designs are bold and exploding with texture and color. His patterns are amazing!
About Knitdraper: Knit Draper learnt to knit as a young child, thanks to her grandmother. In her High School years she started designing. On her site she shares her beautiful patterns and designs.
What We Love: There are some gorgeous knitting patterns to explore on Knit Draper’s site. I love how she was inspired by designer; Joji Locatelli. I wonder how many others have also been inspired by Joji’s work?
Kate Davies Designs by Kate Davies
About: Kate Davies Designs
Kate loves writing, designing knitting patterns, and walking in the wonderful landscapes that surrounds her. She endeavors to productively combine them all.
What We Love: Kate Davies Designs is inspirational and the posts she shares include amazing designs, photography, stories and the Scottish outdoors.
Find Kate Davies Designs on Twitter
GG Made It by Gaye Glasspie
About: GG Made It
Gaye came to knitting later in life and has found it therapeutic and creative. She is a self confessed yarn addict and blogs about all things fiber.
What We Love: Gaye is passionate about knitting and shares her beautiful patterns and home made designs. Her videos are helpful and fun.
Mama in a Stitch by Jessica
About: Mama in a Stitch
Jessica is a Mama, Colorado gal, lover of yarn and life. She likes sharing her easy & modern knit and crochet projects and patterns. You’ll also find some DIYs, random thoughts and a bit of nature. She likes to keep her blog lighthearted and full of happy.
What We Love: Mama in a Stitch shares gorgeous, simple patterns, DIY ideas and tutorials. Jessica’s designs are modern and very doable. Take a browse through all the knitting goodness.
A Stitch to Wear by Grace Farrow
About: A Stitch to Wear
Grace Anna Farrow loves to explore more advanced techniques in knitting and design. She is also a passionate sewist.
What We Love: There are stunning patterns to look through on Anna’s site. Although not actively blogging anymore, there is plenty of knitting goodness on her site. She is very active on her Instagram account.
KnitDesigns by Tian Connaughton
Tian is a Tech Editor and designer who shares her experience about her designs and knitting adventures. She specializes in helping newbie designers to craft their big design idea so that they can publish patterns.
What We Love: Tian’s posts on her blog covers a range of topics related to the Knit Crochet and Fiber community. Her designs are lovely and there is plenty of knitting goodness to enjoy.
Never Not Knitting by Alana Dakos
About: Never Not Knitting
Alana is a knitwear designer, Knitting Boutique store owner and podcaster. She began designing knitwear since 2009 and has produced a unique line of patterns. She loves to share her ideas on knitting.
What We Love: Alana from Never not Knitting writes about her knitting projects with gorgeous photography and also her life stories.
Vanessa Smith Designs by Vanessa Smith
About: Vanessa Smith Designs
Vanessa has been designing since 2010. Her passion is designing modern, chic sweater patterns.
What We Love: Vanessa’s designs are gorgeous and I have found her tutorials really helpful. Particularly the invisible provisional cast on.
Susan B. Anderson by Susan B. Anderson
About: Susan B. Anderson
Susan loves to knit every spare moment she can find. She loves to talk about all of the good things that she encounters and is always excited to talk about her new knitted creations.
What We Love: She has this kind of love for wool and shares wonderful ideas for knitting projects. Her designs for handknit toys are sensational and she now has her own yarn company that she runs with her son.
Hazel Tindall by Hazel Tindall
About: Hazel Tindall
Hazel is from Shetland. She loves Fair Isle knitting. Her designs involve numerous colors and patterns. She enjoys knitting and through her teaching she aims to help knitters from all over the world. She believes Fair Isle is accesible to everyone and offers a selection of unique, easy to follow patterns.
What We Love: Hazel Tindall has a book called The Fine Art of Fair Isle Knitting which is a step by step guide through the traditional craft of Shetland. Her designs are inspirational.
Knit Collage by Amy Small
About: Knit Collage
Amy wants to help you get inspired with your own creativity. She loves fiber and texture and is always challenging herself to come up with new colors and spinning techniques.
What We Love: Knit Collage has gorgeous patterns and yarn. The pattern designers truly bring the yarn to life and make it all wearable.
Ysolda by Ysolda Teague
Ysolda loves sharing different designs and unique ideas. Her tenacity and perseverance lead her to trying to understand how things worked in construction and techniques in knitting.
What We Love: Ysolda loves bringing out new projects and her designs are unique. They also have great tutorials for the beginner knitter, or those who need a bit of help. There is much to explore on her site as well as her shop.
Fringe Association by Karen Templer
About: Fringe Association
Karen is always more than happy to hear that someone has been inspired to try a new skill, or that they saw a link to the perfect pattern for their work from her blog.
What We Love: Karen shares stuff worth knowing about in the wonderful world of fiber arts. Her posts are an insight into her design process and the inspiration she finds from the world around her.
Wendy Knits by Wendy Johnson
About: Wendy Knits
Wendy Knits is a lifelong knitter obsessed with all sorts of knitting techniques and traditions. Her designs are inspired by a number of different methods including Fair Isle and Lace.
What We Love: Wendy Knits has some wonderful paid and free patterns and tips for new knitted creations.
Find Wendy Knits on Twitter
Knitter’s Review by Clara Parkes
About: Knitter’s Review
Lover of all things yarn, from the sheep to the skein, Clara has made it her mission to educate people on the elements of yarn.
What We Love: Clara does indispensable reviews of yarn and tools. Her reviews of interchangeable knitting needles are excellent. She writes with passion and enthusiasm, all with the aim to educate those interested in the fiber world.
Check out the best interchangeable knitting needles
Grumperina by Grumperina
Grumperina loves to share her knitting projects (particularly shawls) and loves to craft too.
What We Love: Grumperina’s images of finished knitted projects are inspiring. She is more active on Instagram as a way to share her designs and current projects and finished objects.
Find Grumperina on Instagram
Untangling Knots by Andi Satterlund
About: Untangling Knots
Andi has been knitting since 2004 and started crocheting in 2006. She loves to share new patterns and newly finished knits that have a Retro Style.
What We Love: Untangling Knots is a line of independently-published patterns. They are designed to have a retro look but feature modern techniques. Her Knit Alongs are a great way to try some of Andi’s designs.
The Gift of Knitting by Alina
About: The Gift of Knitting
Alina loves knitwear and designing patterns. She loves to work with yarns in all kinds of fibers (wool, alpaca, cotton, mohair, linen, silk, bamboo). She also has featured well-established and upcoming knitwear designers from all over the world.
What We Love: You can always learn something new here because it has step-by step photo tutorials and free patterns too!
Brooklyn Knit by Patty Lyons
About: Brooklyn Knit
Patty is a nationally recognized knitting teacher and a technique expert. She loves to see beginners learn through watching her tutorials on her blog.
What We Love: Patty’s knitting patterns are fabulous and her tutorials are inspiring. There is always something new to learn whether you are new to knitting or more advanced.
Woolly Wormhead by Woolly Wormhead
About: Woolly Wormhead
Woolly is passionate about textiles and designing hats. She describes herself as a Hat Architect. Her love of sideways knitting and short rows and hand dyed keeps her producing clever and stunning hat designs.
What We Love: Woolly Wormhead is a blog that specializes in knitting different hats to suit every individual. Great tutorials and beautiful designs/patterns. Woolly has created a wonderful online knitting community and clearly loves providing new designs for her readers. Her blog posts often contain her journey through life and the successes and challenges she experiences.
Knit and Tonic by Wendy Bernard
About: Knit and Tonic
Wendy loves to blog about all her knitting projects and shares designs and patterns from her books.
What We Love: Knit and Tonic’s changing of colours and patterns are so enjoyable to knit. Wendy is the author of 4 books that focus on different techniques and pattern construction. Her blog although not being updated at present has all the links to her gorgeous patterns and books.
Tanis Fiber Arts by Tanis Lavallee
About: Tanis Fiber Arts
Tanis is in love with color. She is a passionate yarn dyer and knitwear designer. The fibers for her yarns are sourced from organic farmers and then the yarn is treated with a GOTS certified organic process to make it washable without coating it in chemicals and polymers.
What We Love: Tanis Fiber Arts started from an experimental hobby of dyeing yarns in the kitchen of their old apartment and has grown from there. Her yarns and knitting patterns are gorgeous as is the photography on her site.
Knitting Daddy by Greg
About: Knitting Daddy
Greg talks about the knitting-related things he has experienced: podcasts he listened to, discussions and the like on Ravelry in which he’s been involved, books/patterns that he checked out, and what’s currently on his needles.
What We Love: Knitting Daddy shares his passion for knitting and designing patterns. He is also the co-host of the podcast Unravelled which you will find in our Knitting Podcast section down below.
Knit the Hell Out by Cassy Dominick
About: Knit the Hell Out
Cassy is a knitting fanatic. Her patterns are inspired by her family members and she has a passion for designing beautiful and useful knitted items.
What We Love: Cassy’s tips and tutorials are super helpful and her knitting patterns are gorgeous. Her writing is engaging and enjoyable.
Hands Occupied by Heidi Gustad
About: Hands Occupied
Hands Occupied came about because Heidi wanted to share how she keeps her hands busy by creating knitting, crochet and craft designs.
What We Love: Hands Occupied has beautiful designs for patterns and has excellent tips/tutorials for knitting and crocheting.
Drea Renee Knits by Andrea Mowry
About: Drea Renee Knits
Andrea is a modern designer of wearable knits. She adores knitting and the community she has met through the love of fibers and creativity.
What We Love: Drea Renee Knits focuses more on fun techniques that makes their knitted projects more interesting. You can take a sneak peek into her designs and her love of knitting and yarn in her writing.
Brandi Cheyenne Harper by Brandi Harper
About: Brandi Cheyenne Harper
A self taught knitwear designer, her brand PurlBKnit uses natural materials. Brandi is an artist based in New York she has published how to pattern books and established curriculum for teaching others how to make.
What We Love: Brandi’s designs are wonderful and bold. Plenty of knitting goodness to choose from. If you are based in New York, you might be lucky enough to attend one of her Pop up events.
Find Brandi Cheyenne Harper on Instagram
Donna Smith Designs by Donna Smith
About: Donna Smith Designs
Donna is both a textile designer and a producer. She produces range of products and also passionate on other textiles and in a particular knitting.
What We Love: Donna Smith Design had been using a variety of textiles and techniques in their past work and have mainly worked with pressed wool felt in recent years.
Simply Maggie by Amanda Bassetti
About: Simply Maggie
Amanda loves to share her DIY videos and picture tutorials. She loves giving people tips and ideas for knitting and patterns.
What We Love: Simply Maggie has covered Arm Knitting tutorials, different yarns, and their designs are simple and easy to learn.
Nice and Knit by Kara and Katie
About: Nice and Knit
Their goal is to share their passion for color, textures, and designs. They hope people are more inspired and motivated with what they share about knitting.
What We Love: Nice and Knit creates different designs every season for their glorious hand dyed yarns. The patterns they share are wonderful and their photography is gorgeous.
Sheree Robinson Knitwear by Sheree Robinson
About: Sheree Robinson Knitwear
If you love to wear custom designed knitted going out clothes then Sheree Robinson’s designs are for you
What We Love: Glitzy and glamorous knitwear designs to be found on this site. Striking and unique for going out wear.
Mochimochi Land by Anna Hrachovec
About: Mochimochi Land
Anna is a knitter who finds inspiration in cartoon characters. Her website is a place where knitted toys and people can live together in a spirit of fun and joy!
What We Love: Mochimochi Land loves to create different kinds of knitted toys. Her designs are truly delightful. Her animations featuring her knitted miniature knitted characters are super fun to watch.
Nelkin Designs by Laura Nelkin
About: Nelkin Designs
Laura is passionate about knitting and creativity. Laura’s designs her own knitting patterns, which she shares and also teaches knitting.
What We Love: Nelkin Designs have a line of knitting kits, self-published patterns, and run mystery Knit-A-Longs.
Debbie Abrahams by Debbie Abrahams
About: Debbie Abrahams
Debbie has been passionate about hand-knitting ever since she first picked up a pair of knitting needles at the tender age of six. For her knitting has endless possibilities, especially when you start combining color with stitch structure and embellishment.
What We Love: Debbie’s Mystery Clubs are great fun and you will discover all sorts of knitting techniques and skills. Debbie’s patterns are gorgeous and there is plenty of inspiration to be found in her books and items in her shop.
Paper Tiger by Dianna Walla
About: Paper Tiger
Self confessed fervent fiber nerd and frequent baker living in Montreal. Dianna is all about creativity.
What We Love: Dianne shares the ways in which creativity is part of her life and the knitting projects and yarns she loves.
Find Paper Tiger on Instagram
Knitigating Circumstances by Kelly Sloan
About: Knitigating Circumstances
Kelly loves to travel, write and of course knit. her designs are inspired by color and texture.
What We Love: Kelly started blogging on the insistence of her daughter Emma, who has also been involved. They love to share their designs, knitting projects, yarns they love and stories of life along the way.
Lorna Hamilton-Browns Blog by Lorna Hamilton
About: Lorna Hamilton-Browns Blog
Lorna combines her skills as an artist, researcher, educator, knitwear designer, performer and filmmaker to make social comment. Her work is always issue-based. She seeks to speak for the marginalised, giving people who often don’t have a voice, a voice through her art.
What We Love: There is a link to Laura’s MA Dissertation “Myth – Black People Don’t Knit’ is a very worthwhile read. There is so much to learn. Lorna shares her creative process and her current projects on her blog.
Kirsten Kapur Designs by Kirsten Kapur
About: Kirsten Kapur Designs
Kirsten Kapur loves designing knitwear because it helps her draw on her construction skills while playing with fibers and the endless palette of colors.
What We Love: Kirsten Kapur Designs finds inspiration in delightfully combined colors and textures of fibers. Her patterns are gorgeous.
Julia Farwell-Clay by Julia Farwell-Clay
About: Julia Farwell-Clay
She learned first her wrap yarn around needles from her Mum. Her patterns are carefully written, professionally tech edited, and comes with full email support. She especially enjoys how patterns are personalized in the hands and lives of their knitters.
What We Love: Julia Farwell Clay designs pattern that are fun to knit, and fun to wear. The stitch patterns create fabulous textures and the effects are stunning.
Handmade by Kunbi by Kunbi
About: Handmade by Kunbi
Kunbi’s blogs is where she gets the chance to talk more about knitting, crocheting, creating, yarn, life and everything between, and also sharesome of my free knit and crochet patterns with other makers.
What We Love: Kunbi’s knitted cowl and hat designs are lovely. Browse her posts and you will be sure to find something you will enjoy. If you also love to crochet, there are some great crochet patterns.
Knitionary by Kristen Rettig
An avid knitter and pattern writer. She loves to share knitting techniques to help other knitters get the perfect fit.
What We Love: Kristen’s patterns are designed for kids, adults and dolls. Her blog posts discuss what’s on her needles and her current patterns. Also what’s going on in her life. If you love gardening, Kristen’s garden is magnificent.
Knit and CroShay by Shay J.
About: Knit and CroShay
Shay loves knitting, crocheting, and the creativity that they afford her. Even more, she loves making things for others and herself that people can use in everyday life.
What We Love: Shay’s designs are full of life and creativity. Shay is active on Instagram and you can find her patterns on Etsy and Ravelry.
Find Knit and CroShay on Instagram
Jane Richmond by Jane Richmond
About: Jane Richmond
Jane is both into books and knitting. She has been designing and publishing knitting patterns since 2008 and finds inspiration in people, places, and things in their hometown of Victoria, BC. As a knitter, she enjoys both the process and the product of the craft and makes every effort to create pieces that are just as fun to knit as they are to wear.
What We Love: Jane Richmond is a designer dedicated to providing cleanly written patterns that are easy to read and follow, and crisp photography. You’ll find their designs are often classic or simple.
Super String Theory by Sahara Briscoe
About: Super String Theory
Sahara Briscoe develops and fabricates textiles for diverse applications. nvolved in the entire journey of fiber and fabric – from sourcing and preparation to its transformation across a range of textile activities –spinning, knitting, crochet, weaving, construction, dyeing and embellishment.
What We Love: Sahara’s creativity is vast and varied, so rich in all facets of design and making. A real feast for the eyes.
Find Super String Theory on Pinterest
Little Church Knits by Cheryl Toy
About: Little Church Knits
Cheryl is an avid knitter, instructor and a designer. Currently, Cheryl resides in Prince Edward County, Ontario where she teaches, designs and writes about knitting. A compulsive knitter and designer.
What We Love: Little Church Knits create beautiful and simple designs that can inspire knitters of all levels. Cheryl offers fabulous free patterns and tutorials.
Elizabeth Smith Knits by Elizabeth Smith
About: Elizabeth Smith Knits
Elizabeth Smith creates simple and modern knitwear designs and also write patterns in a way that is easy to follow and make knitting fun.
What We Love: Elizabeth provides pattern support for all of her designs. She loves to help and is making sure that her customers are enjoying creating her designs.
Dakotah Knits by Mary Jane
About: Dakotah Knits
Mary is a coffee addict, crocheter, knitter, etsy lover and sweatpants lover. She is a yarn craft nerd and had been crocheting for 7 years and knitting for 6 years. She loves trying new techniques and patterns and is also a very impatient crafter.
What We Love: Mary designs gorgeous beanie hats, scarves and headbands and shares her journey of life along the way. Mary is very honest and her writing is engaging.
Oh My Knit by Olguine Brutus
About: Oh My Knit
Olguine designs knitwear and crochet patterns. She is a self taught knitter and has been establishing her craft since 2012.
What We Love: On Onguine’s blog she shares about her knitting and crochet progress and other matters that are important to her. She is very active on Instagram.
Olive Knits by Marie Greene
About: Olive Knits
Marie Greene is the designer behind the scenes of Olive Knits. She learned to knit at her grandmother’s side when she was around 10 or 11 years old and has never put her needles down.
What We Love: Marie’s designs are stunning and focus solely on the technique of Seamless knitting. She has written a book “Seamless Knit Sweaters in 2 weeks” Her blog posts are beautifully written and feature her thoughts about her knitting and design process.
Visuvios Crafts by Vincent Williams
About: Visuvios Crafts
Vincent W is a designer of gorgeous knitted and crocheted items. His tagline says it all about his desire for his creations. ‘Embrace, Spread and Stand In Your Own Light’
What We Love: Vincent’s website features the wonderful designs he creates and his collections. You will find his updates on Instagram where he features what he is doing and creating.
Mindy Wilkes Designs by Mindy Wilkes
About: Mindy Wilkes Designs
Mindy Wilkes designs and creates patterns of her own. She educated herself to knit from the original book of Debbie Stoller’s Stitch n’ Bitch back in 2003. Head over heels in love with designing. She published her own design patterns that can be found on Ravelry, and in the pages of a variety of books and magazines.
What We Love: Mindy’s patterns are lovely and her blog features her design process and more details on the creations of her patterns. Mindy keeps her followers up to date on what’s happening on her Instagram account.
The Drunk Knitter by Safiyyyah
About: The Drunk Knitter
Safiyyah has a background in fashion and teaching. She had always knitted on and off in her life but after becoming disengaged with the fast pace and excessiveness of the Fashion industry, she found her passion for knitwear design and making.
What We Love: The Drunk Knitter blog posts features Mystery Knitalongs and other stories of Safiyyah’s knitting adventures. Her patterns are colorful and unique ranging from shawls to socks.
Chic Knits Knit Blog by Bonne Marie Burns
About: Chic Knits Knit Blog
Bonne Marie she loves making clothes. Her knitwear designs are modern and sassy. She started blogging on 2001 when she started to reacquainted with her internet friends on the fine art of knitting.
What We Love: Chic Knits Knit Blog features the updates on some of the designs Bonnie creates. There are handy tips and assistance with her techniques and patterns.
Loopn Threads by Nathan Bryant
About LoopnThreads: Nathan is a self professed artisan of knitting, crochet and hobbyist photographer.
Nathan’s designs are bold and beautiful. His photography is stunning and his blog posts share about his designing and photography pursuits.
This Knited Life Life by Andrea Hilton
About: This Knitted Life
Andrea is a knitting addict. Obsessed. She uses her blog as her space to share her dreams for herself as a knitter.
What We Love: Andrea shares her gorgeous knitted projects and stories of her own life, along with her lovely patterns.
North Knits by Jewell
About: North Knits
Jewell’s knitting and crochet keeps her centered and reminds her that time spent making is her best source of strength.
Jewell’s designs feature bulky yarns that look super warm and cosy.
Leethal Knits by Lee Meridith
About: Leethal Knits
Lee is a great designer who is also running Leethal Knits. Lee is posting free knitting tutorials for those interested in learning to knit.
What We Love: Lee has Amazing designs and colorful patterns. Her video knitting technique tutorials are extremely helpful and easy to understand.
Shirley Paden by Shirley Paden
About: Shirley Paden
For over two decades Shirley has been designing, teaching and writing instructional articles on different aspects of hand knitting.
What We Love: Shirley’s designs are stunning! In recent years she has been working on a new book that features the designs of her students inspired by her own patterns. Shirley is more active on Facebook and Twitter than her blog. Plenty of inspiration to be found. The stitch work is incredible.
Sheep To Shawl by Donna Druchunas
About: Sheep To Shawl
Donna was finally able to find her passion in designing patterns and writing knitting books after years of working as a technical writer. She loves to share knitting information and runs retreats.
What We Love: The diverse knitters featured on Donna’s blog give you an insight to what knitting means to so many different people.
Berylliantknits by Natalie Warner
About Natalie Warner: Needles, thread and yarn have been part of Natalie Warner’ life for as long as she can remember. Her mum, grandma and aunties were all keen knitters, crocheters, dressmakers and embroiderers.
What We Love: Natalie’s designs have been featured in different issues of the Knitting Magazine. They are all lovely and feature many different styles and techniques.
Alex Creates by Alexander Reynoso
About Alex Creates: Alex is a yarn dyer, spinner fiber artist, crochet and knitwear desinger. He is also studying ceramics. All his fiber creations are made in his NYC apartment.
What We Love: There is so much color and texture in Alex’s hand dyed yarns. The items he knits up with his own yarn look great! Alex’s site is more for sales and you can catch up with his latest fiber adventures on his Instagram account.
Debbie Bliss by Debbie Bliss
About: Debbie Bliss
Debbie Bliss has her own brand of highly successful hand-knitting yarns which are sold worldwide. She is also the most published knitwear designer, with over 35 books, 20 booklets and her own magazine. and she was awarded with an MBE in the Queen’s 2015 Birthday Honours List for her services to hand knitting and the craft industry.
What We Love: Debbie Bliss is known for her classic knits with a contemporary twist and particularly known for her children’s wear.
One Lupine Fiber by Jodi Clayton
About: One Lupine Fiber
Jodi started her business because of her deep love for wool and natural fibers. She then started to blog for her to share to everyone her talent and knowledge in knitting.
What We Love: One Lupine Fiber carries a wide variety of fibers from Maine-raised sources so you’re able to have the best at your fingertips for your own projects. Whether you’re a spinner, felter, weaver, crocheter, knitter, or all of those things, their selection ensures that your creations are beautiful and enduring.
Mother of Purl by Lauren McElroy
About Mother of Purl: Lauren envisions her business as one that uplifts and empowers women, and especially women of color. She was taught to knit by an elder. Her designs are inspired by the amazing landscape of where she lives.
What We Love: The patterns designed by Mother of Purl are inspiring and very unique. The historically inspired outfits that she designs are fascinating.
About Harlem Purls: Harlem Purl is Knitaholic with a yarn stash that never seems to dwindle no matter how much she knits!
Although not actively blogging anymore, there is plenty of inspiration to be found on this site.
Fiber Flux by Jennifer
About: Fiber Flux
Jennifer loves knitting and crochet. She aims to design patterns that are both fun and easy to make, with easy and clear instructions and bright joyful colors.
What We Love: Fiber Flux offers a range of patterns and tutorials for gorgeous knitted items.
Absoknittinglutely! by Nadia Majid
Nadia as a spinner, knitter and dyer on this blog. Shares what she is making to give tips for other crafters.
What We Love: Absoknittinglutely has come a long way since its beginnings and as a record of her first knitting attempts. Find free tutorials and a little info about their products once in awhile.
Karie Bookish by Karie Westermann
About: Karie Bookish
Karie does things with wool and words. She is a full-time knitwear designer, teacher, translator & technical editor. It is such a privilege to her being part of other people’s making lives. Every time she see someone so excited about a new technique or wearing one of her designs, she feel so honored.
What We Love: Karie Bookish is passionate about Knit Local, sustainable fashion, slow fashion, and the making of an everyday wardrobe.
Creating Ruth by Ruth Churchman
About: Creating Ruth
Ruth loves woolly pursuits; knitting, needle felting, crochet. She designs her own knitting patterns. Blogs about her friends – the Felty Folk, and about crafts she’s currently working on, and interesting places and art.
What We Love: Creating Ruth has a lot of elegant yet simple designs and free tutorial videos to watch and learn from.
Undergound Crafter by Marie Segares
About Underground Crafter:
Marie Segares is a crochet and knitting blogger, designer, podcaster, and teacher. She learned to crochet from her maternal grandmother in the early 1980s. Originally having a fear of knitting, she conquered that in 2010 and now is happily doing both knitting and crocheting.
What We Love: Marie offers Knit A Longs and her own design free patterns for both knitting and crochet on her blog. She also features roundups of beautiful patterns by other designers.
Sister Mountain by Clare Mountain
About Sister Mountain:
Claire Mountain fell in love with hand knitting in 2003, knitting obsessively throughout her teenage years and later, got her degree in Fashion Knitwear Design in 2013.
What We Love: Claire’s knitwear designs focus strongly on her philosophy of handmade wearable wardrobe pieces. They are lovely and I particularly love her ‘Fragment’ knitted tee.
La Maison Rililie by Rililie
About: La Maison Rililie
Rililie found knitting to be extremely helpful as a therapy to get her through a difficult period of her life. Her design process takes on some of the new and some of the old. She loves to explore different techniques in her knitting design.
What We Love: Rililie’s designs are colorful and the garment construction uses really interesting techniques.
SweetGeorgia Yarns by Felicia Wong
About: SweetGeorgia Yarns
Felicia and her colleagues specialize in dyeing luxury knitting yarns and spinning fibers in stunningly saturated colors. They have been sharing great tutorials or step by step videos on how they finish their products.
What We Love: Sweet Georgia Yarns has inspirational patterns for their yarns. Felcia’s videos titled “Take Back Fridays” are engaging and cover techniques in weaving and knitting plus plenty of fiber goodness.
Indie Untangled by Lisa
About: Indie Untangled
Lisa’s wanted to create a comprehensive resource for discovering special yarn products and learning about the people behind the dye pots, spinning wheels and sewing machines, and to build a community for those who love yarn and fiber as much as she does.
What We Love: Great resource for discovering and learning more about indie dyers.
Loveknitting Blog by Love Knitting Team
About: Loveknitting Blog
Knitting is their passion. A group of people created the best online knitting store that they could possibly dream up. As their idea blossomed and grew, they were joined by others who added to the mix.
What We Love: The LoveKnitting Blog is fun and has many tips and patterns to try.
KnitPicks by Knit Picks Team
Knit Picks is an online knitting store that creates projects, designs and ideas. The team love sharing their ideas, knitting stories and inspiration with the online community.
What We Love: KnitPicks offers great projects, patterns and knitting ideas. There is so much inspiration to be found on their site. Their yarns are so lovely.
Ravelry by Jessica and Corey
An online space where knitters share ideas and patterns. Ravelry is a place for knitters, crocheters, designers, spinners, weavers and dyers to keep track of their yarn, tools, projects and pattern information, and look to others for ideas and inspiration.
What We Love: The designs and ideas are amazing and there are so many to choose from. You could literally spend years reading through all the information on Ravelry. There is so many wonderful creators to explore on this site.
Find Ravelry on Twitter
Mason Dixon Knitting by Kay Gardiner and Ann Shayne
About: Mason Dixon Knitting
Kay and Ann met obsessed knitters through the internet and thought it would be fun to share their profound and awesome knitting thoughts with the entire world. They found themselves amid a warm, friendly, smart community of knitters.
What We Love: Mason Dixon Knitting has plenty of inspiration and knitting goodness. There are a whole team of creative people that make Mason and Dixon what it is today. I particularly love the Letters section.
NobleKnits Knitting Blog by Nancy Queen
About: NobleKnits Knitting Blog
Nancy believes that knitting doesn’t need to be complex. Nor should it be intimidating. For her, a fun approach and always remembering that it’s only a hobby is the key. Knitting is a great way to relax, unwind and to relieve some stress.
What We Love: NobleKnits Knitting Blog has a lot of knitting inspiration, and knitting projects that can be completed in little more than a weekend.
This is Knit Blog by Jacqui and Lisa Sisk
About: This is Knit Blog
They love to share and give other people ideas on what to design, strategies, and a lot of new things to knit.
What We Love: This Is Knit Blog features spotlights on the knitting products they stock and helpful guides and articles on patterns to try out.
Knitty by Jillian, Kate and Amy
The Knitty Blog is an extension of the Knitty Magazine. The team blog about the latest happenings and events they are involved with. They also share tips about all things knitting, spinning and weaving.
What We Love: Knitty covers helpful advice, tips and tricks to help improve your knitting confidence.
Fibernymph Dye Works by Lisa
About: Fibernymph Dye Works
Fiber arts have been a large part of Lisa’s life for many years. As a knitter, spinner and most recently a weaver. Her passion is hand dyed yarns. Lisa also hosts a knitting videocast called 90% Knitting.
What We Love: Fibernymph Dye Works is a small, family owned and operated yarn and fiber dyeing business. They have a lot of videos and tutorials to watch and to learn from. They specialize in dyeing self-striping yarns as well as gradient and progressive-dyed yarns and spinning fibers.
About: Blazing Needles Blog
A community gathering place for knitters of all levels and styles. They feature their latest events, helpful tips and what’s on offer in their shop.
What We Love: Blazing Needles knitters have led many charitable campaigns, from blanket knitting, to collecting yarn and needles for women and has come together to support the homeless youth in their community.
About: Blue Sky Fibers
They have all sorts of different yarns and are passionate about knitting and sharing gorgeous patterns for all knitting levels.
What We Love: Inspiring Yarns with lots of ideas for knitting projects.
Loops Knitting Blog by Shelley Brander
About: Loops Knitting Blog
They love showing their happiness, love and excitement through knitting and yarns.
What We Love: They have all sorts of different colored yarns and share great patterns.
A Good Yarn Sarasota by Susan
About: A Good Yarn Sarasota
They love giving other people ideas, insights, different designs from their vast collection of designers.
What We Love: Good Yarn Sarasota, has some of the best selection of yarn, fibers, tools and accessories. They also have many other yarns to choose from and they offer a full range of classes from their own in-house educators and guest designers on a regular basis.
About: Leisure Arts Blog
As a leading publisher, a team of talented designers to bring other people the latest trends in all crafting categories.
What We Love: Leisure Arts Blog features reliable step-by-step instructions to beginners and experienced crafters alike.
Mass Ave Knit Shop by Susan
About: Mass Ave Knit Shop
Susan designed her site open for people who have their own ideas and designs.
What We Love: Mass Ave Knit Shop has one of the biggest selections of all yarns in all fibers, notions, accessories, supplies and they also offers classes for those who are interested in learning how to knit.
Find Mass Ave Knit Shop on Facebook
About: Brooklyn Tweed
Brooklyn Tweed supports domestic textile production that surrounds the USA. Their design team is committed to producing high-quality, sophisticated knitwear patterns for the modern handknitter, specially tailored for the wool yarns they create.
What We Love: Brooklyn Tweed strives hard in giving original patterns that are educational and enjoyable. The collections of patterns they create are stunning.
The Team at Bluprint and their expert Knitting Instructors offer many online courses. From the basics to more advanced knitting techniques, there is plenty on offer.
What We Love: Last year I signed up to Bluprint and have really enjoyed some of the knitting classes I have taken. I’ve learnt some really interesting techniques and look forward to learning more.
Anne loves all aspects of knitting, spinning and designing. Each month 10% of knitspot proceeds goes to an organisation committed to world improvement.
What We Love: Knitspot provides user-friendly instructions for beautiful handknit designs. They also offer fun and interesting patterns for all types and ability levels.
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Art of Yarn by Sally Mahood
About: Art of Yarn
Sally established her online store and started blogging in 2011. She quickly discovered that the community of knitters is global and wanted to share the yarns she has in her store.
What We Love: Art of Yarn is very passionate about what they are doing and what they love. They love to work with fibers, so they stock a good selection of fibers and tools for yarn lovers, online and in their Kelowna, BC, Canada store.
About: Knit Traders
They are working to create a space that reflects to their store community on the world wide web. That being said, they are the first and foremost knitters and fiber crafters.
What We Love: Knit Traders is a resource for fiber crafters, from knitters and crocheters to spinners and hookers.
About: YAK – A Yarn Shop For Wool and Knitting Supplies UK
They are passionate about yarns. They love to share fantastic knitting projects and patterns.
What We Love: A Yarn Shop For Wool and Knitting Supplies UK has their own hand dyed yarns. Latest patterns and the most innovative tools.
Faroe Knitting by Hanne Magnussen
About: Faroe Knitting
Hanne knits a lot. Knitting for her is relaxing and unwinding. She lives on the Faroe Islands where the knitting culture is rich and very much alive.
What We Love: Faroe Knitting knits mostly sweaters and small projects like scarves, hats and mittens.
Knitting Board Blog by Bethany Dailey
About: Knitting Board Blog
Bethany’s blog is a step by step site of tutorials. She is a hands on virtual knitter that’ll guide you until you’ve finally finished your work.
What We Love: Knitting Board Blog is designed to give other people ideas and learn quick knitting. It gives you 100% instructions on how to knit on a certain design.
About: A twist of Yarn
They love to give tips and advice on how to use natural products that anyone could use such as wool, alpaca, silk, cotton, hemp, bamboo, and linen; and to provide an atmosphere where anyone can be creative.
What We Love: A twist of Yarn is operated by a family who loves everything about fibers.
Find A twist of Yarn on Facebook
Craft Gossip by Sara White
About: Craft Gossip
Craft Gossip offers all sorts of knitting related material. From patterns to tips, there is always something interesting to be found.
What We Love: Sarah White who is the Editor of the Craft Gossip Knitting is an expert in the field of knitting. She shares some beautiful patterns from all sorts of designers and knitting tips from all over the internet.
Fruity Knitting Podcast by Andrew and Andrea
About: Fruity Knitting Podcast
Andrew and Andrea a husband and wife team share their passion for fiber, knitting and yarn. They love to interview other passionate designers, dyers, knitters and yarn producers.
What We Love: Andrea and Andrew share their challenges and wins about their own knitting projects in their ‘Bring and Brag’ segment. Andrea’s thoroughly researched interviews with different Knit Designers, Yarn Dyers, Yarn Producers and Shepherdesses are fascinating. Andrea’s knitting tutorials are super helpful. Both Andrea and Andrew are simply a delight to watch and their programs are professionally produced.
Hey Brown Berry by Marceline
About: Hey Brown Berry
Marce talks about a love for all things handmade. Knitting, crochet, drawing, painting, cooking, and her ambitious attempts at spinning and sewing. Using Mindful Making as a way to balance out the chaos of an unpredictable life
What We Love: Hey Brownberry shares her love of knitting, latest projects and some very helpful tips.
Grocery Girls Knit by Jodi and Tracie
About: Grocery Girls Knit
Grocery Girls is a knitting podcast hosted by Jodi & Tracie. A couple of knitting obsessed sisters that love to talk about all things YARN!
What We Love: Jodi and Tracie are such fun! They have been podcasting for some time now and are very comfortable in front of the camera. So much knitting goodness to watch and listen to.
East London Knit by Renee Callahan
About: East London Knit
Renee loves knitting because it challenges her mind to think of new designs and color combinations.
What We Love: East London Knit is focused on both useful and beautiful crafts. Renee’s interviews with other creative people on her podcasts are fabulous.
Shinybees by Jo Milmine
Jo became the voice of the Shinybees podcast, a podcast for those who like knitting, yarn and comedy in equally large measures.
What We Love: Shinybees’ podcasts are fun and informative. Jo’s accompanying writing is wonderful, for anyone interested in knitting.
The Knitmore Girls Podcast by Jasmin
About: The Knitmore Girls Podcast
Jasmin loves to share her journey of life and stories from her past. She loves to knit and spin and along with her Mom, they run Knitmore Girls Podcast.
What We Love: Jasmin shares her life stories, fabulous parenting tips and the knitting projects she has on the go.
Kristy Glass Knits by Kristy Glass
About: Kristy Glass Knits
Since 2016, Kristy has been traveling the world and talking to all the people in the fiber industry. Her podcast features interviews with designers and people who love to knit. Kristy attends knitting events and some of her episodes feature these. Her video – Tell Me About Your Rhinebeck Sweater was super popular.
What We Love: Kristy’s love of the fiber industry and the people who make it all happen shines through in her podcasts. The interviews she hosts feature wonderful and interesting people. Kristy seems to thoroughly enjoy what she does. Her own finished objects are full of color!
Find Kristy Glass Knits on Instagram
Stash and Burn by Nicole and Jenny
About: Stash and Burn
Nicole and Jenny are both avid knitters and love to share their passion for their craft including dyeing yarn.
What We Love: They each have a great sense of humor and a passion for knitting, that shines through their podcasts.
Find Stash and Burn on Twitter
Stitching Over the Days by Constance Caddell
About: Stitching Over the Days
Constance wanted to learn knitting before crocheting and is self taught. With the help of knitting books her abilities in knitting have progressed as has her passion.
What We Love: Constance shares her works in progress whether they be about knitting, crocheting or sewing her fav designers,yarns, Book Reviews, magazine reviews, and more via her podcast.
Ewe University by Dr Kristine Kelly
About: Ewe University
Dr Kristine Kelly loves sharing everything about yarn, knitting projects and knitting tools.
What We Love: Ewe University has fabulous reviews, interesting tutorials and Dr Kristine Kelly is very honest and open about sharing her life’s journey outside of knitting.
Buckaloo View by Liesl
About: Buckaloo View
Liesl loves to read, sew, knit, garden and cook, find and listen to new (and old) music and take photos and explore the natural world around her. Her ultimate dream is to live a simple, self-sufficient-ish life.
What We Love: Liesl shares her experience dyeing yarns with natural materials and her knitting patterns are gorgeous.
KnitBritish by Louise
Louise made it her mission to explore the British Wools being produced and to solely knit with those. Out of her blog was born the Knit British Podcast. Her aim is to knit, review and blog on the subject of British Wool all year and most importantly promote as many UK producers as possible.
What We Love: The Knit British Podcast episodes feature some fabulous topics. Louise and her guests are clearly passionate about the British Wool Industry.
Pom Pom Quarterly by Meghan Fernandes and Lydia Gluck
About: Pom Pom Quarterly
They love to share patterns and useful tutorials, they also celebrate the joy of making.
What We Love: Pom Pom Quarterly focuses on gorgeous yarns and fabulous designs.
The Yarniacs Podcast by Gayle
About The Yarniacs Podcast:
The Yarniacs Podcast is hosted by two friends Sharlene and Gayle. They discuss all their current projects and the patterns they would love to knit.
What We Love: Sharlene and Gayle are passionate knitters and their projects sound amazing.
Curious Handmade by Helen Stewart
About: Curious Handmade
Helen shares her love of all things knitting and designing on her podcast. Her aim is to encourage people to knit and become a part of a wonderful community.
What We Love: Helen’s audio podcast runs for about 30 minutes and covers the knit alongs that she runs and her own projects she has on the go. If you love shawls, she has a Shawl Society you can join.
Find Curious Handmade on Instagram
2 Knit Lit Chicks by Barb and Tracie
About 2 Knit Lit Chicks:
Barb and Tracie are a Mom and daughter team who are sharing their knitting adventures. They also love to read and talk about that too.
What We Love: Plenty of knitting inspiration being discussed by these two women. Down to earth and full of fun.
Find 2 Knit Lit Chicks on Facebook
Knitting Pipeline by Paula
About: Knitting Pipeline
Paula plays the Great Highland Pipes, knits, observes nature, and reads.
What We Love: Paula shares her life stories and knitting adventures on her podcasts. There is always something on her needles and I particularly love her updates about the nature that surrounds her.
Find Knitting Pipeline on Instagram
Cottage Notebook by Nadia Seaver
About: Cottage Notebook
The Cottage Notebook is an Irish craft & lifestyle blog and podcast based on Ireland’s east coast. It started as a journal for documenting Nadia’s adventures in craft (knitting, crochet, weaving, spinning) and gardening.
What We Love: Nadia helps you to explore your own creativity and her features on different designers and yarn enthusiasts.
The Savvy Girls Podcast by Melanie and Deborah
About: The Savvy Girls Podcast
Knit 1 Geek 2 by Karen
About Knit 1 Geek 2:
Super Karen and Mega Maggie host a podcast featuring knitting and geekery.
What We Love: Karen and Maggie haven’t been updating their podcast for a while now but there is plenty of archive episodes if knitting and geekery are your passions too.
Find Knit 1 Geek 2 on Twitter
Relentless Knitting Podcast by Karla and Emily
About: Relentless Knitting Podcast
Emily and Karla share all their knitting and life adventures including what they have on their needles, the patterns they love and yarns that inspire them.
What We Love: Two busy women who are actively building a knitting community through their podcast and Ravelry group. Grab a cuppa and enjoy!
Truly Myrtle by Libby
About: Truly Myrtle
Libby is passionate about all things handmade. She is a knitting pattern designer and also is an avid sewist. Her podcasts are in both video and audio form.
What We Love: Libby podcasts about twice a month. I love listening to her latest knitting design adventures and hearing about her handmade wardrobe. I adore Libby’s designs.
Doubleknit by Erin and Jessica
Erin and Jessica have been podcasting about knitting since 2008! They have a wonderful time sharing all their knitting goodness.
What We Love: The tagline for their podcast really sums it up – “Their is no single podcast like it!” Erin and Jessica are fun to listen to and the patterns they feature are gorgeous.
Geeky Girls Knit by C.C. & Dami
About: Geeky Girls Knit
CC and Dami host the Geeky Girls Knit podcast. CC is a knitwear designer and Dami is a passionate knitter and student. Together they share knitting adventures and life stories.
What We Love: CC and Dami have a very active Ravelry Group and encourage their members to introduce themselves to be shout out on their podcast episodes. They both share their current WIPs and what’s going on in their lives.
ACTuallyKNITting by Chelley Fleshman
About Actually Knitting:
Michelle began her knitting podcast back in 2014. Her passions are knitting and acting and tries to do these activities as much as she can in her spare time.
What We Love: Although not currently recording podcasts, there is plenty of knitting goodness to be found in her archives.
Backstage Knitting by Bethany
About: Backstage Knitting
Bethany started her Backstage Knitting Podcast back in 2016 and has established a knitting community who also share a passion for Theatre.
What We Love: Bethany’s podcasts feature her current knitting projects and loves to always use colors in her work.
Woolful by Ashley Yousling
About: Woolful (Now known as Making Podcast)
Ashley’s Making podcast utilises a creative journey approach with guests from all aspects of the making community—from production to finished work. Previously the Podcast was known as Woolful. You can still listen to those previous episodes.
What We Love: Ashley is very easy to listen to and the interviews she conducts with makers and producers are very engaging. Check out the Making Zine which is published bi annually and the podcast is an extension of the zine.
Yarn Thing Podcast by Marly Bird
About: Yarn Thing Podcast
Marly Bird is a knitwear and crochet designer, teacher and published author.
What We Love: The Yarn Thing Podcast is available as audio or video on her Youtube channel. It features interviews with knitwear designers, giveaways and more.
Keep Calm and Carry Yarn by Alyson and Vivian
About: Keep Calm and Carry Yarn
Keep Calm and Carry Yarn is a podcast in equal parts measure about knitting, crocheting with mother-daughter co-hosts, Vivian and Alyson. Join them for their twice monthly chats.
What We Love: Vivian and Allyson talk about their latest projects and yarn obsessions and is available in audio or on their Youtube channel.
BHooked Podcast by Brittany
About: BHooked Podcast
Brittany aims to give fabulous crochet and knitting help via her podcasts.
What We Love: Brittany’s podcast is mostly about crochet but on occasion there is something about her knitting adventures.
About Hey Sister Podcast:
Two sisters; Tabi and Rachel with a love [obsession] for knitting! Encouraging people to become a part of the lovely online knitting community.
What We Love: Tabi and Rachel share their knitting adventures about once a month. The video podcast features their latest WIPs and other handmade sewn items. They are very active on Instagram and run their own hand dyed yarn company.
knit.fm by Hannah Fettig and Pam Allen
A podcast that was hosted by talented knitwear designers Hannah Fettig and Pam Allen. The podcast ran for a couple years before finishing up in 2015.
What We Love: The podcast archives has some really great knitting tips and tricks from these two very talented designers.
Find knit.fm on Twitter
Bluprint by The Team at Bluprint
Bluprint formerly known as Craftsy created a podcast featuring the Grocery Girls called Off The Needles. There is plenty of knitting goodness to be found in these episodes.
What We Love: The Grocery Girls have their own podcast that we have featured in our list. Bluprint have not continued with the Off the Needles podcast. The archives of this program are still very worthwhile watching.
Electric Sheep by Hoxton
About: Electric Sheep
Electric Sheep (mostly) knitting podcast, which ran from 2009 until 2014. Hoxton Handmade celebrates all things knit, looking at the latest
patterns, reviewing UK yarns and sharing her woolly disasters and triumphs.
What We Love: Although not currently recording podcasts, there is plenty of wonderful episodes to enjoy.
Artic Knitting Podcast by Emilie
About: Artic Knitting Podcast
Emilie is a norwegian knitter, sewist and hand dyer of yarn. The podcast is about her projects and yarny inspiration.
What We Love: Artic Knitting Podcast episodes are about once a month and feature Emilies lovely Norweigian knitting adventures.
The Unraveling Podcast by Pam Maher and Greg from Knitting Daddy
About: The Unraveling Podcast
Hosts Greg from Knitting Daddy and Pam Maher talk about all things related to the fiber community and also crochet and sewing.
What We Love: Greg and Pam have some great stories to tell about their current knitting adventures and what is going on in their lives. They feature stories about yarn companies, knitwear designers and more.
Quirky Monday by Nadiratani
About: Quirky Monday
The Quirky Monday Craftcast is hosted by Caleisha. Her podcasts feature her knitting and crochet projects and her yarn spinning adventures.
What We Love: Caleisha is really down to earth and a pleasure to watch. She clearly loves to share with her knitting community. There are some great tips to be found.
Sweet Tea No Shade by The Team at Sweet Tea No Shade
About: Sweet Tea No Shade
Sweet Tea No Shade Knitting show hosts Scott and John share about their knitting adventures in Minnesota.
What We Love: Scott and John are passionate about knitting and all things yarn. Their knitting stories are down to earth and from the heart.
About: Sew Perfect Purls Knitting Podcast
Jade’s knitting podcast features a lot of spinning content. She is a multi-crafter who does a lot of knitting, and spinning, as well as some weaving, quilting and sewing.
What We Love: Jade’s crafty adventures are wide and varied. The projects she shares are beautiful and clearly Jade has a zest for life which shows through in her videos.
Smells Like Yarn Podcastby Ross Rochester
About: Smells Like Yarn Podcast
Ross the host of Smells Like Yarn Podcast has a passion for yarn and knitting. He loves to talk about his knitting projects, sometimes crochet but mostly about knitting.
What We Love: Ross clearly enjoys broadcasting and sharing about his knitting projects. I love the shelves of yarn in his studio!
Fiber Tales by Laerke
About: Fiber Tales
Laerke the host of Fiber Tales creates very engaging podcasts about her designing and knitting adventures.
What We Love: Laerke’s podcasts have the most beautiful introductions with video footage of the nature that surrounds her and still photography of her knitting projects. Her stories are very engaging and she is a delight to listen to and watch.
Knitting Expat Podcast by Mina
About: Knitting Expat Podcast
Mina took up knitting when living overseas back in 2014 and hasn’t stopped knitting. Her podcast was born out of a desire to share her passion with others as she continued to live in different countries. Hence the name of her Podcast and Blog – The Knitting Expat.
What We Love: Mina’s videos cover lots of topics, her Knitting Podcasts cover her latest projects and designs. She has a great variety of tutorials available too. If you love to travel, you will be interested in her Knitting Expat Vlogs that focus on her travels.
Find Knitting Expat Podcast on Instagram
Happee Knits by Yolanda
About: Happee Knits
Yolanda is a wife and the mother of 3 pretty wonderful kids. She started her Youtube channel out of the love she has for knitting. This channel is dedicated to anything that deals with the topic of knitting.
What We Love: Yolanda and her son Jordan host the podcast. Yolanda shares lots knitting projects and yarns that she loves and a bit about their everyday lives. It’s very entertaining.
Amy Florence by Amy Florence
About: Amy Florence
Amy lives on the South Coast of England and her knitting podcast features knitting, yarn dyeing and sometimes spinning.
What We Love: Amy’s knitting projects are lovely and she is clearly enthusiastic of working with yarn and needles. There are sometimes giveaways and Amy’s recommendations on what books she loves.
Find Amy Florence on Instagram
Arne & Carlos by Arne and Carlos
About: Arne & Carlos
Arne and Carlos are well known knitwear designers in the knitting community. Their podcast features their designs, yarns and knitting tutorials.
What We Love: Arne and Carlos are very entertaining and their knitting patterns are beautiful. The featured tutorials cover many different techniques. The Q&A videos where fans get to ask Arne and Carlos questions are really interesting.
Knitting By The Sea by Lisa Lessard
About: Knitting By The Sea
Knitting by the Sea Podcast is hosted by Lisa (Saratogaknitting on Ravelry and Instagram) and she lives in Marblehead, MA. The podcast is recording in Lisa’s home that has a lot of history.
What We Love: The segments on The Knitting By The Sea podcast feature Lisa’s projects, Meet the designer, different types of yarn and fabulous patterns.
Skeindeer Knits by Eli
About: Skeindeer Knits
Ally is a Norweigian knitwear designer living in London. Her podcast is a knitting talk show where she talks about knitting for about an hour every week. The chat features what she is working on, what she has finished and also the designs she creates.
What We Love: The designs created by Ally are lovely and she is very entertaining to watch. I particularly like that she covers topics that are being discussed in the knitting community.
Find Skeindeer Knits on Instagram
UK Knitting Blogs
The Twisted Yarn by Phil
About: The Twisted Yarn
Phil loves to blog about knitting and crocheting and to share stories of her family life.
What We Love: Phil from the The Twisted Yarn writes really interesting posts about her knitting projects with family life stories interwoven. Phil has a wonderful sense of humor and her reviews of knitting tools are very helpful.
Little Cotton Rabbits by Julie Williams
About: Little Cotton Rabbits
Julie created her blog about her life, living with an autistic son and knitting. She shares her finished items and patterns via posting or video tutorials and loves to share her beautiful photography of the gorgeous area she lives in.
What We Love: Little Cotton Rabbits has superb photography, gorgeous patterns to try and the articles Julie writes are heartfelt and interesting. Her knitted animals are simply adorable.
My Sister’s Knitter by Andi Gal
About: My Sister’s Knitter
Andi uses her blog as a place to feature their knits, their favorite knitters, knitting inspirations as well as some crochet thrown in for good measure.
What We Love: My Sister’s Knitter yarn looks amazing and their patterns are also stunning.
Find My Sister’s Knitter on Pinterest
Shortrounds by Beth
Beth was influenced by her Mum, Grandma and Aunties who were all knitters. She first started teaching herself how to knit and after a while, she created her own knitted designs.
What We Love: Beth loves to share her knitted designs and offers a few free patterns on her blog. Her passion for designing knitted items is evident, as is her love of making.
Knit British by Louise Scollay
About: Knit British
Louise started her blog with a post on a local yarn and she was a bit ashamed to discover that almost all of her stash was imported wool.
What We Love: Knit British is focusing on British Wool, Yarn fibers and Yarn Dyers with beautiful patterns.
Planetpenny by Penny Graham-Jones
Planet Penny loves to share her passion for knitting, crochet and needle felting.
What We Love: Penny writes about her wonderful crafting experiences interwoven with her life stories. She also shares her gorgeous knitting patterns.
Coop Knits by Rachel Coopey
About: Coop Knits
Rachel is sharing patterns to give both experienced and novice knitters the chance to create socks that are beautiful and wearable, while being enormously enjoyable to knit.
What We Love: Coop Knits are more on making knitted socks using different color of yarns and that is mostly have been their trademark.
Crafts from the Cwtch by Sarah Knight
About: Crafts from the Cwtch
Sarah is a yarn-crafter, freelance designer, occasional spinner and she loves to share her knitting patterns, projects and tutorials.
What We Love: Crafts from the Cwtch is full of knitting inspiration, the tutorials and tips are fabulous. There is plenty of great patterns to be found. Sarah is no longer updating her website as she has moved on to other ventures. She wanted to keep it live so that people can enjoy the articles and patterns.
Max’s World by Max Alexander
About: Max’s World
Max had been designing and making jewellery for knitters. She loves knitting and the designs sprang out of her desire to wear something woolly even when it was too warm for knitwear. Her passion are knitted Moths.
What We Love: Max’s World is not just only focusing on knitting and other crafts, but also it has featured sculpture and animations.
Emma Varnam’s Blog by Emma Varnam
About: Emma Varnam’s Blog
Emma is a successful crocheter and knitting designer. She enjoys being creative with her designs and loves sharing her experiences and inspiration with her readers.
What We Love: Emma’s crocheted and knitted projects are wonderful and she has excellent pattern books. She sometimes shares gorgeous free patterns. Her stories of her life as a designer are engaging.
About: Wool Warehouse Blog
They love sharing about their new knitted designs and giving other people free patterns to try.
What We Love: Lot of patterns, yarns to choose from. From different brands, colors, strands and different designs of knitted products.
Muir & Osborne by Sally and Joanna
About: Muir & Osborne
Since the early 80s Joanna and Sally have enjoyed an amazing journey with knitting, designing and owning shops. They love to come up with a unique design of knitted animal and costumes.
What We Love: Muir and Osborne are more focused on making knitted animals and writing books. They have been creating different kinds of knitted animals for kids and been designing knitted costumes for Dog Shows.
Hand Knitted Things by Julia Marsh
About: Hand Knitted Things
Julia is very into hand knitted things. She likes posting her very own designed knits to share her passion for knitting and also as a way of documenting her knitting projects and sharing them with others.
What We Love: Hand Knitted Things has been very dedicated to their hand knits designs. They have done different kinds of design from socks, mittens, hats and much more.
About: London Loop Knit Lounge
Loop London is a textile emporium in London. They stock gorgeous knitting, crochet + embroidery supplies from all over the world. Their blog Look Knit Lounge features new pattern releases and spotlights on the gorgeous yarn they stock plus giveaways.
What We Love: If you love yarn and all things knit and crochet, the shop in London would be amazing to visit! The blog keeps you up to date with all their latest happenings.
Gartur Stitch Farm by Kat Goldin and Kevin Harrison
About: Gatur Stitch Farm
Gartur Stitch Farm are passionate about making, gathering and growing and love to share their passion through courses, events and retreats.
What We Love: The blog covers the latest happenings on the farm which are a lovely read. On their site they offer a range of helpful knitting tutorials. The photography of their farm life is just beautiful.
Find Gartur Stitch Farm on Twitter
Winwick Mum by Christine Perry
About: Winwick Mum
Christine lives in a place called Winwick and has her own yarn business. Her passion for all things knitting was the inspiration for beginning her blog and business.
What We Love: Winwick Mum blog features articles written by Christine about her knitting adventures, her signature sock yarns and sock Knit Alongs. Her video tutorials on creating socks are super helpful. Christine’s sock patterns both paid and free are lovely.
Arnall-Culliford Knitwear by Jen and Jim Arnall-Culliford
About: Arnall-Culliford Knitwear
Jen and Jim Arnall-Culliford are all about helping knitters improve their knitting techniques. Both are passionate about the knitwear industry and have published a number of Knitting Technique books.
What we Love: I first saw Jen and Jim on a Fruity Knitting Podcast episode. They were so passionate about what they do and since then I have followed a number of their helpful tutorials. AC Knitwear work with some wonderful designers that create gorgeous patterns for their A Year of Techniques series.
Yarn Addict by Anniken Allis
About: Yarn Addict
Anniken’s Yarn Addict blog features her knitting design journey and super helpful tutorials. She offers her own patterns on the site and she has also published a book on Beaded Lace Knitting.
What We Love: There is a huge list of helpful tutorials on Anniken’s blog. I found the tutorials on Lace Knitting easy to follow and understand. Anniken’s patterns are lovely and certainly worth browsing.
English Girl at Home by Charlotte Powell
About: English Girl at Home
Charlotte’s blog records my various sewing, knitting, dyeing and other crafty projects. She has also attempted spinning and weaving.
What We Love: Charlotte is not actively blogging but don’t let that stop you from sifting through her posts. Her blog posts are well written and engaging and the featured projects are lovely.
Knit With Attitude by Maya
About: Knit With Attitude
Knit with attitude is a small independent shop that specialises in eco-friendly and ethical yarn and accessories for knitting and crocheting. The owner Maya B writes a blog that focuses on the yarns she stocks and beautiful patterns to try as well as her thoughts on many different topics.
What We Love: The Yarn Pairings feature on Knit With Attitudes blog is fabulous. The yarns look amazing and the knitting patterns that use the yarns are beautiful. There is plenty of knitting loveliness to be found on this knitting blog.
Linda Whaley by Linda Whaley
About: Linda Whaley
Linda Waley has been in the knitwear design business for many years now. After years of experience, she never fails to create something amazing. Currently, she has four labels and publishes patterns.
What We Love: Her blog has a beautiful design, very accessible and great to look at. The photos are fabulous too. She’s a very talented designer, as evident in her patterns and creations.
The Wool Nest by Lynne Rowe
About: The Wool Nest
Lynne Rowe is a crafter and knitter who wears many hats. In addition to being a designer, she is an author, editor, journalist and podcaster! All of her career paths tye into her love of knitting and crochet.
What We Love: There’s a plethora of helpful content she’s created. Whether it’s podcasts, articles, workshops or pattern, Lynn has you covered. She’s also written several books, all worth looking into.
About: UK and Knitting
UKHandKnitting is all about celebrating the joy of handmaking something in this age of mass-produced items. They put the focus on independent shops, dyers and designers.
What We Love: As well as putting the spotlight on talented creators in the yarn and knitting industry, they have plenty of other content. Knitting tips, free patterns and lots more.
Find UK and Knitting on Twitter
Knit With Hannah by Hannah
About: Knit With Hannah
Hannah is a successful knitting tutor who in addition to publishing patterns, runs courses for all levels of knitting expertise. She has a course on becoming a handmade knitwear seller.
What We Love: She has an excellent Youtube channel and blog. They are brimming with expert help and advice. The results of which she has accumulated in all her years of knitting.
A Kingfisher Morning by Juliet Bernard
About: A Kingfisher Morning
Juliet Benard is the owner of Kingfisher Morning, a yarn arts blog. Her main interest is knitting and trying new patterns. However, she also dabbles in crochet and embroidery.
What We Love: She gives regular updates on what she’s knitting. It’s always great to see her current project. Her site has plenty of articles on other topics too!
The Penguin with the Pointy Sticks by Bronagh Miskelly
About: The Penguin with the Pointy Sticks
LaPurplePenguin was born in Northern Ireland but now lives in London. She is a journalist, knitwear designer, and tech editor. Between all that, she finds time to do what she loves most. Fencing, jewelry making, and knitting.
What We Love: She often posts series of themes or images that inspire her work, it’s always great to see what sparks her ideas! The mix of hobbies makes for an interesting read. Her crafty creations are fabulous.
Find The Penguin with the Pointy Sticks on Twitter
Mostly Knitting by Liz Hassall
About: Mostly Knitting
Trundle Bug, or Mostly Knitting, is a blog run by a passionate knitter who lives with her family on the top of a hill. Her family is somewhat interested in her hobby, except her cat. She loves to read as much as knitting.
What We Love: She has posts on her current reads, and her knitting projects. She loves to discuss her hobbies with those that share the interest. Note: She doesn’t post that often but her older posts are worth going through and reading.
Find Mostly Knitting on Instagram
About: The Woolly Adventures of a Knitting Kitty
Josie is a UK native, living in a cosy home which she swears is insulated with yarn and fiber! She is a teacher and in her spare time knits and crochets. She makes all sorts of projects, the more ambitious, the better!
What We Love: Her skill is to be admired! Josie takes on some incredible projects. She also occasionally posts reviews on books on her favourite crafts. Josie has many thoughtful opinions and suggestions on them.
About: We Are Knitters
This blog is run by We Are Knitters, a company that sells knitting and crochet supplies. They collect all sorts of helpful tips, tricks and information on stitches and lots more! They also have interviews with designers and lots of more exciting content.
What We Love: There’s a very consistent posting schedule. The list of interesting articles and information keeps growing and growing! Plenty of helpful tips for any level of skill.
So there you go, plenty of great knitting blogs to inspire you.
We know you will find something helpful and interesting on many of the knitting blogs we have shared.
Enjoy all the fabulous new found knowledge.
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