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Stitch, Please!: Knitting

A virtual meet up to "unwind" and share with a community of all types of needle crafters.


Ravelry - A free website with organizational tools for knitting, crochet, and spinning projects. The site consists of forums where you can connect with other crafters, patterns, yarn databases, and more! A great place for beginners and experts alike. 

Knitty -  A free online magazine that is issued seasonally. There are patterns, articles, and tutorials that are updated  several times each year.


Knitting is one of the most common fiber crafts and can be very easy to pick up! The craft typically requires 2 knitting needles, but can call for more if you are using Double Pointed Needles (DPNs) to create a circle, such as when making a hat or a sock. Some of the tools that you may need are:

  • Knitting needles
    • Straight, Circular, or Double Pointed
  • Yarn
    • Always make sure to check your label for fiber content, washing instructions, and recommended needle size
  • Stitch markers
  • Darning needle
    • This is used to weave in ends when finishing a project
  • Small scissors
Two feet in hand knitted purple and green socks on a beige background.
Cropped photo of a baby's chubby legs with knitted leg warmers in bright orange, blue, green, and pink. The baby is laying on a knitted blanket with dark purple and light purple stripes.
A woman's hand wearing a knitted grey fingerless glove with a diagonal texture pattern with a green background
Yellow yarn project on circular needles that is on the dashboard of a car. Trees and blue sky in the background.
A cropped photo of a white woman wearing a blue, grey, and gold stripped knitted shawl that is wrapped loosely around her neck.
Cropped photo of a white woman wearing a purple tank top with a grey, green, red, and purple knitted shawl wrapped  with a zigzag border loosely around her neck