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: