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* [[Books About Knitting -> ReadingLists.Knitting]] (reading list)
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A large website where users buy and sell handmade or vintage items as well as art and craft supplies.
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A large website where users buy and sell handmade or vintage items as well as art and craft supplies.
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* [[Art]]
* [[Art in Western Massachusetts -> Northampton.WesternMassArts]]
* [[Do It Yourself]]
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'''Etsy'''\\
[[http://www.etsy.com/]]\\
A large website where users buy and sell handmade or vintage items as well as art and craft supplies.
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'''Ravelry'''\\
[[https://www.ravelry.com/]]\\
A social networking website for the fiber-arts, Ravelry functions as an organizational tool for a variety of fiber arts including knitting, crocheting, spinning, and weaving. Ravelry has tools to keep track of your yarn, tools and pattern information, and to share or sell your patterns and crafts to others.

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[[http://dandieintheunderworld.blogspot.com/]]\\
Sweet and Sinister Handicrafts right here in Northampton!

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'''Fat Quarterly'''\\
[[http://www.fatquarterly.com]]\\
A quilting e-magazine (subscription) with some free projects and blog.

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'''Craftsy'''\\
[[http://www.craftsy.com]]\\
The online classes are fee-based, but there's free interactive content too.

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'''Valley Fiver Life'''\\
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'''Valley Fiber Life'''\\
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[[http://ceramicartsdaily.org/potterscouncil/]]\\
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'''Fiber Art Center'''\\
[[http://www.fiberartcenter.com/]]\\
A nonprofit organization in Amherst, MA promoting an appreciation of fiber art.

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'''Valley Fiver Life'''\\
[[http://www.valleyfiberlife.com/]]\\
Locally-based online magazine with information and resources on fiber arts.

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[[http://www.masheepwool.org/default.html]]\\
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[[http://www.masheepwool.org/]]\\
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[[http://sophia.smith.edu/~mleavitt/AQP/Index.html]]\\

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[[http://www.andrewquientpottery.com]]\\

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'''Art Promote: Arts and Crafts'''\\
[[http://www.artpromote.com/craft.shtml]]\\
Extensive collection of links and resources on a wide variety of crafts.

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The Forbes Library hosts a weekly knitting circle, and occasional classes or workshops led by a teacher.  Ask at the Reference Desk or call reference at 413-587-1012 or look at the [[http://www.eventkeeper.com/code/events.cfm?curOrg=FORBES |events calendar]] under Instruction for more information.\\
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The Forbes Library hosts a weekly knitting circle, and occasional classes or workshops led by a teacher.  Ask at the Reference Desk or call reference at 413-587-1012 or look at the [[http://www.eventkeeper.com/code/events.cfm?curOrg=FORBES |events calendar]] under Instruction for more information.
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'''World Wide Quilting Page'''\\
[[http://www.quilt.com/]]\\
A plethora of information on quilting. Includes a How-To page, and a quilt coloring book that allows you to choose a common block type, then print a 6x8 block layout, which you can then color in. Also includes extensive links and references to paper based resources and quilting organizations. A good place to start learning about quilting.

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'''All Crafts'''\\
[[http://www.allcrafts.net/]]\\
A portal to seasonal and traditional craft sites with patterns and instructions for a huge range of projects.

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'''Woodworker's Central'''\\
[[http://www.woodworking.org/]]\\
Woodworkers sharing ideas, stories, technical and safety tips, guide to varieties of wood, and links to outside resources.

'''Native Tech'''\\
[[http://www.nativetech.org/]]\\
A resource for indigenous ethno-technology focusing on the arts of Eastern Woodland Indian Peoples, providing historical & contemporary background with instructional how-to's & references.

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'''Crochet Guild of America'''\\
[[http://www.crochet.org/]]\\
Everything crochet including stitches, patterns, lessons, and many helpful links.

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Sweet and Sinister Handicrafts right here in Northampton!
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Sweet and Sinister Handicrafts right here in Northampton!

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'''Craftster'''\\
[[http://www.craftster.org/]]\\
 This site "is a repository for hip, crafty, diy (do it yourself) projects. People who have crafty urges, but who are not excited by cross stitched bunnies and crocheted toilet paper cozies, can show off their current craft projects, ask advice on future projects and get inspiration for new endeavors." Includes forums for projects involving housewares, clothing, recycled materials, and more. Searchable.


'''Beadwork'''\\
[[http://beadwork.about.com/]]\\
A good starting point including patterns & techniques for beginners and advanced beaders, and "Before you buy" guides.

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'''Fiber Art Center'''\\
[[http://www.fiberartcenter.com/]]\\
A nonprofit organization in Amherst, MA promoting an appreciation of fiber art.

'''Forbes Library Knitting Circle'''\\
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An international community of potters.  Some of the features require membership, but there's lots of free stuff too.
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An international community of potters.  Some of the features require membership, but there's lots of free stuff too.

'''Local'''\\
[[http://dandieintheunderworld.blogspot.com/]]\\
Sweet and Sinister Handicrafts right here in Northampton!
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The Forbes Library hosts a [[http://www.eventkeeper.com/code/events.cfm?curOrg=FORBES |weekly knitting circle]], and occasional classes or workshops led by a teacher.  Ask at the Reference Desk or call reference at 413-587-1012 for more information.\\

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The Forbes Library hosts a weekly knitting circle, and occasional classes or workshops led by a teacher.  Ask at the Reference Desk or call reference at 413-587-1012 or look at the [[http://www.eventkeeper.com/code/events.cfm?curOrg=FORBES |events calendar]] under Instruction for more information.\\

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The Forbes Library hosts a weekly knitting circle, and occasional classes or workshops led by a teacher.  Ask at the Reference Desk or call reference at 413-587-1012 for more information.\\

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The Forbes Library hosts a [[http://www.eventkeeper.com/code/events.cfm?curOrg=FORBES |weekly knitting circle]], and occasional classes or workshops led by a teacher.  Ask at the Reference Desk or call reference at 413-587-1012 for more information.\\

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They say the links pages aren't actively maintained any more, but they still have lots of good information.\\

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The studio says the links pages aren't actively maintained any more, but they still have lots of good information.\\

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The Forbes Library hosts a weekly knitting circle, and occasional classes or workshops led by a teacher.  Ask at the Reference Desk or call reference at 413-587-1012 for more information.\\

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'''Massachusetts Sheep and Woolcrafts Fair'''\\
[[http://www.masheepwool.org/default.html]]\\
This Cummington event is a unique immersion in the background & creation of wool fiber and crafts using it.

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[http://www.asparagusvalleypotterytrail.com/]\\
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This crafts center in Williamsburg offers ceramics classes.
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This crafts center in Williamsburg offers ceramics classes.

''Web Portals''\\

These two non-local studios have good collections of Internet links:\\
'''Lakeside Pottery'''\\
[http://www.lakesidepottery.com/]\\
Check the "Pottery Tips" and "Useful Links" sections.\\

'''Finley Pottery'''\\
[http://www.finepots.com/pot-supl.html]\\
They say the links pages aren't actively maintained any more, but they still have lots of good information.\\

'''Potters Council'''\\
[http://ceramicartsdaily.org/potterscouncil/]\\
An international community of potters.  Some of the features require membership, but there's lots of free stuff too
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A fun website filled with free printable knitting patterns.
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A fun website filled with free printable knitting patterns.

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''Some local potters and teaching studios:''\\

'''Asparagus Valley Pottery Trail'''\\
[http://www.asparagusvalleypotterytrail.com/]\\
A group of area clay artists who hold an annual open studio tour; some also give lessons.

'''Andrew Quient Pottery'''\\
[http://sophia.smith.edu/~mleavitt/AQP/Index.html]\\

'''Northampton Pottery'''\\
[http://northamptonpottery.com/]\\
A teaching studio in the heart of downtown Northampton.

'''Snow Farm'''\\
[http://www.snowfarm.org/]\\
This crafts center in Williamsburg offers ceramics classes
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'''Knitty.com'''
[[http://knitty.com]]
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'''Knitty.com'''\\
[[http://knitty.com]]\\
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A volunteer effort to make available on the web high-quality color photos of all patterns in Barbara Walker's five treasuries.
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A volunteer effort to make available on the web high-quality color photos of all patterns in Barbara Walker's five treasuries.

'''Knitty.com'''
[[http://knitty.com]]
A fun website filled with free printable knitting patterns.
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'''Knitting Pattern Central'''\\
[[http://www.knittingpatterncentral.com]]\\
A free knitting pattern directory with links to knitting tutorials and free patterns

'''Walker Treasury Projects'''\\
[[http://thewalkertreasury.wordpress.com]]\\
A volunteer effort to make available on the web high-quality color photos of all patterns in Barbara Walker's five treasuries.
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'''Knitting Pattern Central'''
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