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Knitting and Crochet: Knitting

This guide is in support of knitting and crochet workshops given by the UGA Libraries, Spring 2023.

How to Knit

Best Knitting Tutorials on YouTube, a list from

Techniques with Theresa, photo tutorials from Knitty magazine

Tutorials from Knitpicks

What to Knit Social media site for knitters. Free registration required. Includes discussion boards and a database of 250K patterns, many free  One of the first online knitting magazines, Knitty has an archive of free patterns published 2002-present, rated by difficulty, as well as articles, reviews, and tutorials  Free patterns from the yarn brands Red Heart, Caron, Patons, and Bernet  Free patterns from Lion Brand yarn Patterns from Knitpicks yarn, some free

Bergere de France Patterns, some free


Most yarn companies make patterns available for free or for pay; links are here for information, not endorsement. Read the yarn requirements carefully if you wish to substitute yarns.

Tips and tricks

Knitting pattern abbreviations from Knitty

How to read a knitting pattern from Interweave*

Beginner knitter tips from Interweave

Learning to knit as an adult: article roundup from Interweave


*Interweave publishes Interweave Knits and other crafting magazines. The pages listed here may refer the reader to Interweave's own articles and resources; links here are for information and are not an endorsement.