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  Knitting - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Knitting became a household occupation with the growing popularity of knitted stockings and by the end of the 1600s, one to two million pairs of stockings were exported from Britain to other parts of Europe.
The topology of a knit fabric is relatively complex.
The canonical default texture for a knit garment is that generated by the flat stockinette stitch—as seen, though very small, in machine-made stockings and t-shirts—which is worked in the round as nothing but knit stitches, and worked flat as alternating rows of knit and purl.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Knitting   (2541 words)

 machine knitting - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about machine knitting
Machine knitting is used for a high proportion of fabrics, especially for clothing such as sportswear, T-shirts, underwear, jumpers, and sweatshirts.
The main drawback to this type of knitting is that a break in the thread on any of the loops means there is nothing to hold in place the loop below, and so this also comes undone, forming a ‘run’ or ‘ladder’ in the fabric.
Until the 1800s, knitting machines created only flat pieces of fabric, but the development of circular knitting machines meant that stockings and socks no longer had to be sewn together.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /machine+knitting   (340 words)

 Knitting from Japan at Knitjapan
Knitting and Stitching Show 2005 will see the return of the fushiginoiroito team - with a show called 'Beyond the Comfort Zone' that features some familiar faces as well as new members.
Japanese knitters are often very well-informed about knitting trends outside Japan, but it is rare that we get a chance to see their work.
You can also find other selected information about knitting and textiles in Japan in the 'Editor's Choice' section, and as time goes by we will be adding more and more to this - so if this is an area of interest for you, keep coming back.
www.knitjapan.co.uk   (346 words)

 Technorati Tag: knitting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Knitting Yarn at Herrschners.com The source for knitting yarn.
Knitting Olympics medal-winners The Oregonian - March 11 2006 Before the Knitting Olympics, the only thing I knew about knitting was that the federal...
Knit picking The Sun - March 10 2006 Knitting is making a comeback, aficionados of the craft believe.
technorati.com /tag/knitting   (527 words)

 Knitting News
Knitting News continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
Marty Pendleton began knitting when she was a child.
World War II was being fought and her mother knit many hats, socks and lap robes for the Red Cross.
www.topix.net /hobbies/knitting   (549 words)

 Yarn Harlot
This approach leads knitters into inferring that if a knitter chooses to knit such and such a pattern, or with such and such a yarn, that they think the knitter is making a dreadful mistake and since the knitter is not making something they would make, that the knitter is a being of lesser worth.
I'd sort of thought that the whiplash of knitting one thing for sixteen days would be a wicked case of startitis and an overwhelming need for variety.
That maybe this simple knitting phase was an early warning system for a cold, or the flu...or maybe an indication that I had finally gathered enough inner peace to knit that garter stitch jacket I've been thinking about.
www.yarnharlot.ca /blog   (2116 words)

 Palm Knitting
I am excited about sharing my experience and future learning with you as we spin the ancient art of knitting together with the modern application of electronics into a yarn that will help all of us create a finished object that is truly satisfying.
Knitters have to keep track of lots of things like the number of rows knitted, the number of increases or decreases that have been made or have to be made, and the row in the particular stitch pattern being knitted.
With a PDA and all of my knitting inventory, current patterns I'm working from, and my shopping lists for upcoming projects are all in one pocket size place that slips into my purse.
www.palmsource.com /interests/knitting   (3231 words)

 Wool Works: knitting for charity
Knit fun and funky hats with super soft, washable yarn, then donate your hand knit creations to a local cancer center or hospice or to Haute Heads.
We knit for the patients of the Children's Health Center at St. Mary's Hospital in Waterbury, CT. This is an inner city pediatric clinic.
Volunteers sew, knit and crochet clothing and blankets for preemies and needy newborns in hospitals in the area where each chapter is located.
www.woolworks.org /charity.html   (14117 words)

 another knitting blog
knit in pattern until 1-3/4" from the end
YSO [scowls]: No we do not sell bamboo needles for the knitting of socks; they break too easily and must be replaced.
I will, however, knit and crochet it an entire little wardrobe; because, while also dopey, at least it's functional.
mimoknits.typepad.com   (342 words)

 V&A - Knitting
Send us a picture of anything you have knitted that is not a garment and explain a bit about it, and we'll add it to our knitting database.
A number of areas have their own distinctive style of knitting or a particular garment for which they are known.
Additionally, knitting was sometimes the only way in which the inhabitants of poor regions were able to earn money.
www.vam.ac.uk /collections/fashion/knitting   (592 words)

 Revolutionary Knitting Circle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
We are a loosely knit circle of revolutionaries.
While our focus is on knitting, we welcome other forms of textile hand-craft such as quilting and crochet.
The knitting circle is not a revolution of violence and destruction.
knitting.activist.ca   (380 words)

 knitting - Community Info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
knitting and other knitting communities is not allowed.
The membership of most knitting communities overlap to a large degree, and making the same post in several knitting communities means that hundreds of people may end up reading your post multiple times.
Posting knitting related items for sale is only allowed if you are a non-commercial venture, and if you include other knitting content in the post.
community.livejournal.com /knitting/profile   (657 words)

 Knitting instructions.
Another method of increasing is to knit one stitch in the back of the stitch in the row below, then knit the stitch above as usual.
If knitting, insert tip of right-hand needle into second stitch on left-hand needle, then into first stitch; work the two together as one stitch.
If knitting, bring yarn to front of work, over right-hand needle to back, and then knit the next stitch.
www.craftown.com /knitlesson.htm   (554 words)

 Fiber Fool
I don’t knit on it too frequently, but it is now to the point that I don’t have to think about it much at all so it is pretty good visiting knitting.
It seems that knitting to this gauge with fingering weight while stranding is a much fussier proposition than doing so with worsted or aran weight yarn.
There are some free knitting patterns as well as some knitting patterns for sale here as well.
knitting.designedlykristi.com   (2311 words)

 Knitting Supplies | Discount Yarn
Everything you need for knitting and crocheting - yarn from Coats and Clark, Caron, Patons, Lion, Bernat - knitting supplies, needles and notions, a huge selection of crochet thread and crochet accessories, crochet and knitting kits, patterns, and a whole lot more - all at the best prices on the web!
A natural progression of skills is taught, and each skill is clearly illustrated with images and a knitting project.
Most of the felted flowers are the same size as the actual flower and they stand straight up, held by a stiff wire threaded through the i-cord stem.
www.knitting-warehouse.com   (448 words)

 The Knitting Curmudgeon
And of course, Knit U is a vast wasteland of just those kinds of comments.
Simply put, knitted lace has patterning on every row; lace knitting has a plain row, knit or purl, between the patterned rows.
What makes knitted lace so much more difficult than lace knitting is not the first row but the second.
www.knittingcurmudgeon.com   (1840 words)

 Learn to Knit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Knitting is the art of using yarn or thread to make fabric from interlocking loops.
Hand knitting has had a major resurgence in the last few years.
Children as young as 5 are doing it, Teenagers, from jocks to cheerleaders and all those in-between, are doing it, The only limitations are usually self imposed.
www.wonderful-things.com /newknit.htm   (154 words)

 Welcome to Knitting at Interweave.com
Originally published in the Fall 2000 issue of Interweave Knits, this article discusses the history, characteristics and uses of alpaca.
This special fall issue offers a hybrid of technqiues, including knitting, crocheting, felting and stitching, all for the creative, spirited knitter!
Knitting out of Africa by Marianne Isager offers sumptuous sweaters inspired by African carpets, baskets, and other fiber and textile arts.
www.interweave.com /knit   (298 words)

 Craft Site Directory - Knitting
Free Knitting Patterns From Knitting On The Net-- A huge selection of free knitting patterns of all types and styles, from Barbara Breiter.
Knitting Now-- Knitting Now is a 16 page, fl and white, tabloid-sized newsletter for Serious Knitters.
Learn to Knit-- Knitting is the art of using yarn or thread to make fabric from interlocking loops.
www.craftsitedirectory.com /knitting   (640 words)

 Crochet and Knitting
Maran Illustrated™ Knitting and Crocheting is an excellent guide for knitters of all ages and skill levels.
The Knitting Goddess (Book) A unique knitting book that goes beyond conventional how-to guides to get to the heart and soul of the craft, including instruction for beginners and projects for all skill levels.
With the lighthearted approach and easy to understand writing style, I'm sure that anyone who wants to learn to knit (or to improve on their knitting if they already know how) will find this book a delight as well as an enjoyable and fun experience.
www.crochetandknitting.com   (1661 words)

 Knitting Pattern: Easy Patterns, SpinCraft free sweater pattern
Poncho Knitting Pattern: One of our most popular patterns can be found individually, or for great savings in a set with some beautiful capes.
Knitting a Sweater: We have great sets of sweater knitting patterns, whether you are wanting to add color, texture or lace.
Circular Knitting Needles: Most of our patterns are knit with circular knitting needles, either in the round, or all in one piece.
spincraftpatterns.com   (606 words)

 Knitting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
How to knit a basic mitred square - aka diamond - aka mitered, domino, modular.
A casual shrug with ruffled collar, hem and cuffs, in worsted.
Ribbed heaven in 3 strands of sock yarn.
www.planetshoup.com /easy/knit   (452 words)

Knitting was once an activity that grandmothers did when they got together and complained about how infrequently their grandkids called them.
To some of the women, she is "The Knitting Whisperer." To others, "The Goddess of Knitting." Whatever they call her, the women who are part of the weekly knitting group that meets at Mocha Coffee House on Glen Road
Like a virtual knitting bee for sharp women, Yarn Harlot (www.yarnharlot.ca) is one of the best of an ever-expanding bunch of Knit Lit blogs.
www.women-links.com /browse-knitting-88-1.html   (355 words)

 Magazines: Knitting Magazine @ GMC Publications
Knitting is enjoying a huge revival and Knitting magazine offers all you need, whether you are a beginner, returner or an experienced knitter.
Every issue is packed with tips from the experts and exclusive knitting and crochet patterns for women’s fashions and accessories, babies, children, men and the home.
There is a profile on children’s designer, Lucinda Guy and Betty Barnden shares her top tips on knitting motifs into jumpers for kids.
www.thegmcgroup.com /item--Knitting-Magazine--1009KM.html   (199 words)

 Welcome to Vogue Knitting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Vogue Knitting has been a trailblazer through the vast and exciting world of knitting for over twenty years, and we have no intention of ever stopping.
Vogue Knitting prides itself on publishing reference books of the highest standards, and their latest offering is no exception.
VOGUE KNITTING is protected by trademark and copyright registrations in the United States and elsewhere.
www.vogueknitting.com   (403 words)

When knitting the yoke in this pattern, it's all done in the round, right around the body and sleeves.
Meaning that I need to knit so many fl stitches, tie on a red strand and knit, tie on a fl, and then tie on a red again.
My entire office seems to be preggers, and it's time to get into baby knitting mode...I'm just looking for a bit of inspiration.
community.livejournal.com /knitting   (2631 words)

 Knitting - knitting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Knitting On The Net offers a huge selection of free knitting patterns of all types and styles.
The online database of knitting book, magazine, video, pattern, and article reviews is a collection of user-submitted critiques of published knitting materials.
We custom make round knitting looms and knitting boards which can be used to knit hats, scarves, afghans and many other projects.
www.knitting.itsizi.com /Knitting/Knitting.htm   (603 words)

 Wendy Knits!
It's a heckuva lot easier to knit a sock on the train than the back of an aran jacket.
I can tell you that I will be doing a signing at Knit Happens shortly after the book comes out, and that I will be at the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival the first weekend in May.
Bob's socks, knitted from Regia sock yarn in color #5166 using my Generic Toe Up Sock Pattern, US 0 (2mm needles), and 72 stitches around.
wendyknits.net   (1715 words)

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