Online Knit Apps, and Stich Libraries

SAPBrown's picture

Found a few online Apps useful for making knitting charts and patterns

For drawing free form charts:
http://www.tricksyknitter.com/pages/knitting-chart-maker.php

For converting Pictures to charts:
http://www.microrevolt.org/knitPro/
had a different link for knitPro, but i like this one better

For basic sweater pattern generator:
http://www.knittingfool.com/pages/sweaterMenu.guest.cfm
their "Knitting Stitch Index" is also useful

Another nice Stitch Index:
http://www.knittingonthenet.com/stitches.htm

Enjoy!
Please add any others you find useful

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CLABBERS's picture

Amazing resources. Thanks!!!

Amazing resources. Thanks!!!

New York Built's picture

I posted this list a while

I posted this list a while ago...could be useful for others in their times of need.

Their are others, but the internet pearl divers need a decompression breather before gathering more!

Knitter's time porn, defined....http://techknitting.blogspot.com

From my textile co-conspirator Hannah Wallace

Some very useful knitting calculators
http://www.thedietdiary.com/blog/lu-calculators.php

A sleeve cap calculator that addresses all four variables...front, back, sleeve cap shape and height.
http://www.thedietdiary.com/blog/lucia/406

Using short rows in the round to shape the shoulders
http://feralknitter.typepad.com/Shaped_Shoulders_revised_ed.pdf

stripe generator:
http://www.kissyourshadow.com/stripe_maker.php

fair isler links:
http://unionpurl.blogspot.com/
http://www.feralknitter.typepad.com/feral_knitter

Knitters graph paper:
http://www.sweaterscapes.com/lcharts3.htm

colorwork:
http://www.marniemaclean.com/words/2007/02/tutorial_using.html

lace charts:
http://www.marniemaclean.com/words/2007/08/using_excel_to_1.html

writing multi-sized patterns:
http://www.marniemaclean.com/words/2007/06/using_excel_to.html

charting simple cables:
http://www.marniemaclean.com/words/2008/02/excel_for_chart.html#more

Project Guttenberg: free electronic books of all kinds
Project Gutenberg, the first producer of free electronic books (ebooks).
http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page

the Antique Pattern Library:
scanned and uploaded in PDF form - free books with patterns for crochet, knitting, tatting, embroidery, needle lace and other kinds of needlework.
http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/completelist.htm

4 vintage knitting books:
http://www.vintagevolumes.com/

books about needlework, alphabets, monograms, and samplers.
http://www.hedgehoghandworks.com/catalog/books_alphabets.shtml

historic knitting patterns:
http://knittinghistory.typepad.com/historic_knitting_pattern/

history of men who knit
http://www.menknit.net/history.html

american Red cross wartime knits:
http://www.redcross.org/museum/exhibits/knits.asp

Homework 1891
Sarah Bradberry's fabulous site that translates "Homework," a knitting manual from 1891, into contemporary knitting terms.
http://www.knitting-and.com/homework/

vintage knitting patterns
http://www.knitting-crochet.com/antiqueknitting.html
http://www.geocities.com/Paris/Opera/8707/vint_knit.html

Victoria & Albert Museum - London - knitting
http://www.vam.ac.uk/collections/fashion/features/knitting/index.html

UK Knitting & Crochet Guild - historical collection
http://www.knitting-and-crochet-guild.org.uk/collection/index.html

Historic Knitting and making the Gunnister purse
http://www.12eyes.co.uk/stays/knitting.htm

notes on 18th century knitting
http://www.marariley.net/knitting/knitting.htm

yahoo discussion group for historic knitting
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/HistoricKnit/

1884 knitted lace sample book - a lace knitter's blog with charted lace patterns
http://laceknitter.blogspot.com/

2 knitty.com feature articles
stitches in time
http://knitty.com/ISSUEwinter08/FEATwin08SIT.php
History 101
http://knitty.com/ISSUEspring06/FEAThistory101.html

an amazing costume site - suppliers - NO KNITTING (except one ref to Annie Modesitt)
http://www.milieux.com/costume/garb.html

revolutionary war knitting patterns - they have the Gunnister gloves pattern
http://www.wmboothdraper.com/

great site for searching for out of print books
fetchbook.info.com

For Science/Math Nerdistas - VERY INTERESTING
here is where I found out about it:
http://www.thrillist.com/nation/2009/05/20/wolfram?launch=so_don_t_bother_asking

here is the site:
http://www.wolframalpha.com/

SAPBrown's picture

Wow! Thank you, This will

Wow! Thank you,
This will take many hours digesting
Thanks again