This certainly would be helpful when you want to do your own thing and not follow someone else’s pattern.
I’ve never seen patterns from the 1800 hundreds. The oldest patterns I have are from the 1940’s and the knitting terms then are pretty much the same as what we use now.
Handy little chart to have.
I knew there are a lot of different yarn brands, but not this many!! Also lists discontinued yarns.
For those of you who love to knit socks here is a chart that I hope will be helpful.
This article tells how to read the verbiage for knitting lace.
Helpful chart for beginners.
Hope this will be helpful for those who knit a lot of socks.
Most of these you probably know.
This is Ravelry’s guide for yarn weights:
Found this link I thought the machine knitters might find useful. It is from the Answer Lady. Most of the information is about knitting machine, but there is some knitting and crocheting items too. 461 videos to help answer your questions.
This is the most comprehensive list of skill levels, abbreviations, and techniques that I have ever run across. I printed it and will keep a copy handy. Hope you find it helpful.
How small do knitting needles go? I’ve only gone as small as a number 1, but they go to 00000. Once place I read they go to 8 zero’s. Can’t imagine what they would be like. Below the first link is to a chart of needle sizes and how they differ from country to country and some times a manufacturer makes a difference.
The formula for placing increases and decreases come from the same Ann Budd web site as the information regarding changing gauges.