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If you have any other suggestions for sites you think other knitters will find useful, please send a PM to littleblue or lisah, or post them on the forum, and we'll add them to the list.

WHO ARE WE?

Ravelry and Flickr user names

These can be found in this thread


Members Blogs

- Knot Another Knitter - Gempud's blog.
- Pretty in Purple - Littlemissy's blog.
- Shunklies - Beansforyou's Journal
- Wool For Brains - Wool4Brains' blog.
- McKnitty - Glitterstar's blog
- Dainty Knitting Sticks - Littleblue's blog


Local Knitting & Crafts Groups

MONDAY

The Tidza Knit and Sip group - meeting regularly on the first Monday of every month @ 7.30pm in the Star Pub in Tideswell (the room on the left as you go in). Everyone welcome!

Sheffield Stitch n Bitch Group - Meets on Mondays 8-10 pm, weekly at the Benjamin Huntsman Wetherspoon's pub (next to John Lewis)
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TUESDAY

Robin Hood pub at Millhouses (Abbeydale Road)
Tuesday 7.30pm (Fortnightly) - See this thread for further details


Knitting Group at Stocksbridge Library
Tuesday 1.30 – 3 pm
For more information telephone 0114 273 4205.
Stocksbridge Library, Manchester Road, Sheffield 36.

Hulleys coffee shop at Banner Cross on Tuesday evenings

Wentworth Textile Group - Every First Tuesday 11am - 4pm - The Mechanics Institute, Wentworth
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WEDNESDAY

Wool Baa - 7pm - 9.30pm, last Wednesday in the month (this is not set in stone and may occasionally change, see thread sticky)

John Lewis - evening, last Wednesday in the month

Sheffield Knitters Groups
11am - 1pm
Bar/Restaurant, 1st Floor, Premier Inn, Angel Street, Sheffield S3 8LN
Cost: Free
Materials provided: No
Contact: Cheryl on 07789 110280
Email: sheffieldknitters@gmail.com

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THURSDAY

Montgom Needlers - meets every Thurs 10am - 12pm at Montgomery Hall, Wath upon Dearne. All welcome 1.50 per session includes drink. Further info phone 01709 875969


S2 Knitting Circle - Every Thursday at 4pm.

There is just a nominal fee of 1 a session to cover wool.

Learn For Life Enterprise
241 - 243 London Road
Sheffield
S2 4NF

01142559080
hayley@learnforlifeenterprise.com


Crystal Peaks Knit n natter - every Thursday 10.00am - 12.00pm in the Art Space below Crystal Peaks Library.
contact Sue 0114 2470576
www.knitnnatter.co.uk

Beighton Knit n natter - every Thursday 10.00am - 12.00pm at the Lifestyle Centre, High Street, Beighton.
10.00am - 12.00pm
tel: Steph 0114 2132160
http://www.lifestylebeighton.com/index.html


Cocoa Lounge 462 Ecclesall Road - Last Thursday of the Month 7.30 - 10pm


Sheffield Knitters Groups

Thursdays 4.30 - 6.30pm (contact for timings as they are sometimes extended)
Venue: Bar/Restaurant, 1st Floor, Premier Inn, Angel Street, Sheffield S3 8LN
Cost: Free
Materials provided: No
Contact: Cheryl on 07789 110280
sheffieldknitters@gmail.com
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FRIDAY

Crafty Crafters
Darnall Library Darnall
Sheffield
Friday Mornings
Contact: Lisa or Ben 0114 2656918

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SATURDAY

Sheffield Knitting and Crochet Guild - First Saturday every month at 2 pm United Reform Church, Chapel Walk

Stocksbridge Knit & Chat, Downstairs room of Stocksbridge Library, Manchester Road, next to The Bridge Shop and opposite Look Local. Every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month 10am till noon
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General Interest
- About Crochet
- About Knitting
- Crochet Cabana
- Crochet Me Magazine
- Fluffa's Knitting Links
- For the Love of Yarn
- K9 Rescue Knitting Club
- KnitList
- KnitPro 2.0 - From Microrevolt. Translates images to knitting charts.
- Knitters' Review
- Knitting Bookmarks
- Let Me ExplaiKnit
- The Daily Knitter
- The Knitting and Crochet Guild
- UK Handknitting
- V&A Museum knitting collection.
- Wool Works


Help With Knitting & Crochet Problems
- Backwards Knitting - From YouTube.
- Beginners' Knitting Videos - From YouTube.
- Crochet Instructions - For Right-handers
- Crochet Instructions - For Left-handers
- Knitting Help
- Knitting at Knoon
- Knitting Tension/Gauge
- Helpful Hints
- Tips from Lucy Neatby
- Helpful way of working out yarn equivalents in old patterns


Tutorials - A list of photo-illustrated, step by step tutorials on specific knitting issues.
- Cables without a cable needle - From Wendy Knits.
- More cables without a cable needle - From Grumperina. NEW UPDATE April 5th.
- Casting On For Lace - From Eunny Jang. Part IV of the 'Majoring in Lace' series.
- Crab stitch edging
- How to Handle a Hank
- How to Make Custom Labels - From Grumperina.
- Short Row Heels - From Purlwise.
- Short Row Heels - From Misocrafty.
- Stitch Wrapping - From Nona Knits.
- Turkish Cast On - From Misocrafty.
- Yardage Calculator



Knitting Shops

Online Shops
- Beads Direct
- Clark Craft NEW UPDATE April 1st.
- Cucumber Patch
- DT Craft & Design.
- English Yarns
- Etsy - Everything Handmade
- Get Knitted
- Kangaroo
- KoolAidUK
- Laughing Hens
- McA Direct - Free delivery when your order is over 5.
- P&M Woolcraft
- Piece of Beauty - Hand-dyed sock yarn.
- Posh Yarn
- Shunklies Fiber Works - Beansforyou's online store.
- Simplywool.com
- Stash
- Texere Yarns
- Web Of Wool
- Wingham Wool Work
- Woodland Yarns - Free delivery.
- Woolforbrains Etsy shop
- Wooly Workshop
- Yarnsmith

Online Shops in The USA
- Blue Moon Fiber Arts
- NexStitch
- The Knitting Zone


In Sheffield and Surrounding Areas
- John Lewis, Barkers Pool, Sheffield. Tel: 0114 276 8511.
- Matthews, 58 Bellhouse Rd, Firth Park, Sheffield. Tel: 0114 243 8149.
- Patchwork Direct - Wesleyan House, Darley Dale, Derbyshire DE4 2HX Tel. 01629 734100
- Patchwork Garden - 630 Abbeydale Rd, Sheffield, S7 2BA. Tel: 0114 258 3763.
- The Wool Baa - 83 Junction Road, Sheffield, S11 8XA. Tel: 0114 266 6262.
- AtkinsonsThe Moor Precinct, Sheffield. Tel: 0114 276 8811 .


Knitting Magazines
- INKnitters
- Interweave Knits
- Interweave Crochet
- Knit.1
- Knit 'n Style
- Knitscene
- Knitter's Magazine
- Knitting
- Knit Today
- Rebecca
- Rowan Knitting and Crochet Magazine
- Simply Knitting
- Spin Off
- Vogue Knit Simple
- Vogue Knitting
- Yarn Forward


Yarn and Yarn-Related Companies
- Yarndex.

Links to the companies whose products are available in the UK.
- Adriafil
- Alchemy yarns
- Artesano Alpaca
- Artyarns
- Blue Sky Alpacas
- Brittany
- Brown Sheep
- Cascade Yarns
- Cherry Tree Hill Yarns
- Colinette
- Fiber Trends
- Fleece Artist
- Fyberspates
- GGH
- Handmaiden
- Jo Sharp
- Kaalund
- Lana Grossa
- Lantern Moon
- Lorna's Laces
- Louisa Harding
- Patons
- Rowan
- Sirdar
- South West Trading Company
- Wendy/Peter Pan/Robin Yarns (TB Ramsden & Co)


Knitting & Crochet Podcasts
All you ever wanted to know about Podcasts: No iPod Required
- BritKnitCast
- Cast-On
- CraftSanity
- CrochetCast
- FiberCast
- KnitCast
- Knitting News Cast
- KnitWit
- Lets Knit2gether - A video podcast for knitters.
- Lime & Violet
- Lixie Knits It
- Pointy Sticks
- Sticks and String

Last edited by Moonfire; 01-05-2012 at 16:38. Reason: Added group details
 
14-04-2006, 17:33   #2
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Knitting Blogs

Knitting Group Members' Blogs and Websites
- Apocalypse Knits - Shine's blog.
- Does a Badger Knit in the Woods? - AmelieB's blog.
- Knot Another Knitter - Gempud's blog.
- Pretty in Purple - Littlemissy's blog.
- Shunklies - Beansforyou's Journal
- Wool For Brains - Wool4Brains' blog.
- McKnitty - Glitterstar's blog
- Dainty Knitting Sticks - Littleblue's blog

Blogs by Knitters in the UK
- Daisychains
- From the Sheep's Back
- KnitterNatter
- Six Skeins Under
- Skein
- Sweetpea Knits
- Wool Palace
- Xtreme Knitting
- Woodland Yarns
- Yarnstorm

Blogs by Knitters in the USA and Elsewhere
- All This By Hand
- Brainylady
- Craftoholic
- Dogs Steal Yarn
- Fig and Plum
- Grumperina
- Handknitter
- High Energy Knits
- I'm Knitting As Fast As I Can
- Keyboard Biologist
- Knit and Tonic
- Knitting Heretic
- Knot Without My Knitting
- Marnie Talks
- Mind Of Winter
- Misocrafty
- Moth Heaven
- Needles on Fire
- Nipperknits
- Pieknits
- Purls Before Swine
- Purly Whites
- Purple Ducky
- Rabbitch
- Sandy's Knitting
- See Eunny Knit ]
- Skeintily Clad
- Streets and YOs
- Strikker
- Sweet Georgia
- Too Much Wool
- WendyKnits
- Whispering Pine
- Yarn-A-Go-Go
- Yarn Harlot

Blokes who Blog
- Celtic Knitter
- Dave Daniels
- KnitDad
- Knit Like a Man
- Panopticon
- QueerJoe's Knitting Blog
- Sean's Soapbox
- Tricky Tricot
- Yarn Boy.

Last edited by Lucy-Lastic; 20-11-2008 at 20:45. Reason: Removed some broken links
 
15-05-2006, 21:22   #3
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Free Knitting & Crochet Patterns

Free Knitting Pattern Sites - Collections of all different sorts of free knitting patterns.
- The AntiCraft
- BellaOnline
- Berrocco
- Cascade Yarns
- Cat Bordhi
- Coats & Clark
- Crystal Palace Yarns
- The Daily Knitter
- Dreamweaver Yarns
- Free Knitting Patterns Web Ring
- Garnstudio Drops Design
- Knitomatic
- KnitPicks free pattern collection NEW UPDATE April 9th.
- Knitting And...
- Knitting on the Net
- Knitting Pattern Central
- Knitty
- Lion Brand
- MagKnits
- Marnie MacLean
- Rebecca
- Wool Works


Bags
- Felted Skull Bag


Gloves and Wristwarmers
- Baby Nordic Mittens NEW UPDATE April 12th.
- Fetching
- Mrs Beeton
- Dashing

Hats
- Kody May Knits - Lots of free hat patterns.
- Last Minute Purled Beret
- Latiss Hat NEW UPDATE April 9th.
- Le Slouch (PDF File)
- Kitty hat NEW UPDATE April 9th.
- Little Devil Baby Hat
- Red Light Special
- We Call Them Pirates Hat (PDF File) NEW UPDATE April 9th.


Jumpers and Cardis
- Katia Twist Pullover NEW UPDATE April 9th.
- Kepler


Scarves, Shawls and Wraps
- Ariel Scarf
- Besotted Scarf
- Clapotis
- Collection of Scarves, Shawls and Wraps - From Yarn Over. NEW UPDATE April 6th.
- Column of Leaves Scarf
- DNA Scarf
- Feather and Fan Shawl
- Fiery Dragon Scarf
- Irish Hiking Scarf
- Kiri Shawl - The pdf of this pattern is here.
- Little Leaf Scarf
- Luna Moth Shawl NEW UPDATE April 9th.
- My So-Called Scarf NEW UPDATE April 9th.
- Oceanwind Knits
- Rectangular Shawl Collection - From Loves to Bike and Knit. NEW UPDATE April 6th.
- Seaman's Scarves NEW UPDATE April 9th.
- Sun Ray Shawl
- Travelling Vines Scarf
- Wild Flower Shawl


Socks
- 602 free sock patterns
- Apple Harvest Socks
- Aran Braid Socks
- Basic Cables Socks - From Brainylady. NEW UPDATE April 9th.
- Boogie Knits - A massive selection of free sock patterns.
- Bayerische Socks
- Cable Twist Socks (PDF File)
- Campfire Socks (PDF File)
- Clementine's Baltic Socks (PDF File)
- Elfine's socks (PDF File)
- Fraternal Twins - Baby socks.
- Generic Toe-Up Sock Pattern NEW UPDATE April 9th.
- Gusset Heel Gansey Socks (PDF File)
- Horcrux Socks
- Jaywalker Socks
- Leyburn Socks (PDF File)
- Mirabella Socks (PDF File)
- New Year's Day Socks
- Poseidon Socks (PDF File)
- Pretty Comfy Socks NEW UPDATE April 9th.
- Razor Shell Socks
- River Rapids Socks (PDF File).
- Spindle Socks
- Simple Trekking Socks
- Socks from Knitty
- Traveller Socks (PDF File)
- Wiggles - Baby socks.
- Zokni Socks (PDF File)


Other Knitting Patterns
- Cabled Coffee Cup Sweater
- Hot water bottle cosy (PDF File)
- Another hot water bottle cozy NEW UPDATE April 9th.
- Kitty bed
- Knitted Kitty
- Pinwheel Baby Blanket
- Wooly the Ewe


Crochet Patterns

Free Crochet Pattern Sites - Collections of all different sorts of free crochet patterns.
- Afghans n More
- Bernat
- Berroco.
- Crochet Collection.
- Crochet Links
- Crochet Pattern Central
- Hook Me Up
- Lion Brand


Other Crochet Patterns
- Aerial the Pig
- Baby snow dragon NEW UPDATE April 9th.
- Crocheted Earrings
- Dreamcatcher
- Icicle the Polar Bear
- Pocket Animals

Last edited by Lucy-Lastic; 25-01-2008 at 20:08.
 
21-03-2007, 23:10   #4
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Spinning and Dyeing
A new section of links on spinning and dyeing your own fibre.

Spinning
- The Joy of Handspinning
- Spinning for Absolute Beginners
- Spinning, Spindling and Fibre Tips


Dyeing
- Hand-dyeing yarn - New article from Spring '07 Knitty. NEW UPDATE March 24th.
- Dyeing with Kool-Aid
- Kool-Aid Dyeing
- How to dye wool and yarn
- Dyeing with Acid Dyes
- How to Hand-Paint Roving and Yarn
- Batch Dyeing Roving and Yarn

Last edited by Hecate; 24-03-2007 at 15:45.
 
28-03-2011, 14:24   #5
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Not sure if you had this

Sheffield Knitpickers
Meeting at Bears and Bungalows every first Thursday of the month 5 till 8pm.

and

CraftAngels
Friday Mornings 10-12pm, term time.
 
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