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Fiber Arts Access for All | A 501(c)(3) Charity

BECOMING A FIBER FANATIC?!

A non-exclusive collection of fiber arts links and info

COMMUNITY PROJECTS

Kindness Monster Project, free pattern available

KNITTING

Basic Knitting Supplies for Beginners, Tastefully Eclectic

Top 10 Knitting Tips, Wool & the Gang

Sock Heel Patterns Glossary, Curls and Q

Very Pink Knits YouTube

Susan B Anderson YouTube

Tin Can Knits, The Simple Collection

Ravelry* for access to myriad free knitting patterns, groups, and networks

Rebecca Danger’s The Big Book of Knitted Monsters: Mischievous, Lovable Toys (Recommended to learn new techniques quickly)

Melissa Leapman’s Continuous Cables, An Exploration of Knitted Cabled Knots, Rings, Swirls, and Curlicues

HISTORICAL & IN The News!

Center for Knit and Crochet, CKC is creating an online museum, study center, and social networking environment to serve our community and the general public. The CKC exists entirely online.

A History of Hand Knitting by Richard Rutt

No Idle Hands: The Social History of American Knitting by Anne L. Macdonald

Knitting is Coding and Yarn is Programmable in This Physics Lab, New York Times, May 17, 2019

Wisconsin Boy is Hooked on Crocheting and Giving Back, NPR, Feb. 5, 2019

The Knitting Community is Reckoning with Racism, Vox, Feb. 25, 2019

Captain Marvel and the Endless String, 1973

FIBER ARTS Organizations & businesses

CROCHET

Join Ravelry* for access to myriad free knitting patterns, groups, and network

RAW FIBERS

Bluffwood Landing Farm, Monticello, Wisc Owner: LindaDee Derrickson. Gotland and Shetland sheep, organic, naturally-dyed, handspun yarn. Roving. Fiber Arts Lessons.

DYEING

WEAVING

NEEDLEWORK

Other resources

Standard Yarn Weight System, Craft Yarn Council

How to Calculate Yarn Length from Weight, Shiny Happy World

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