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Table of Contents

Search engines





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Search engines

What is a search engine?

“A computer program that searches documents for a specific word or words and provides a list of documents in which they are found.”

Search engine. Unabridged (v1.1). Random House, Inc. (accessed: September 19, 2007).

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Examples of search engines: mapping)

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Types of Key Word Searches





Knit pattern

Free knitting patterns

*hint: use “” around words when searching for a phrase

I.e.: “free sock patterns”

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Knitting Assistance

These websites provide “how to” information.

Some examples of these sites:

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Knitting Help

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Materials & Supplies

There are many many websites that sell knitting related items. Know who is behind the “scenes” before you provide your information. Those that follow have been used by many of us in this guild and we have found them to be reliable. They should be able to meet most of your knitting needs include:

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Yarn Market


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Wool Works

Lion Brand

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Halcyon Yarn


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Online Magazines

Most knitting magazines have an web link:

Interweave Knits

Vogue Knitting

Creative Knitting

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Mag Knits

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“The modern blog evolved from the online diary, where people would keep a running account of their personal lives.”

Blog. Wikipedia: About. The free encyclopedia. (accessed: October 2, 2007).

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Blogs provide a sneak peak into what others are doing in the knitting world. Many knitting blogs are the equivalent to knitting diaries where the knitter keeps track of what project she/he is working on or just finished and what yarn was used.

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Some of the more well known knitting blogs include:

Knit Sisters

Yarn Harlot

Queer Joe’s Knitting blog

Wendy Knits

Crazy Aunt Pearl

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Anyone can create their own blog. Two of the free blogs are: and

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Your turn

Now go out to the world wide web and look around to see what you can find that interests you and relates to those items you like to knit. Maybe you can be the author of your own knitting blog.