Fashion - Make Your Own - Knitting & Crocheting
Kniting & Crocheting with the plus size or ample woman in mind.
Big Geek Knit Blog [offsite link]
Not a plus-size site but Beth has lots of great links and it´s interesting to see the projects and fabrics she uses.
Big Girl Knits Review
Finding patterns for plus size bodies has been getting easier but I´ve noticed that they have one thing in common -- they are boxy. When Jillian Moreno and Amy R. Singer, from Knitty.com fame, got together to make a knitting book I knew I had to have it
Group - Ample Knitters [offsite link]
This is an email discussion list focusing on issues of concern to knitters in all sizes of large. For knitters and designers. Excellent online resources.
Groups - Crochet 4 Amply and Super Amply Blessed [offsite link]
A yahoo group for "creating fashionable, flattering garments for large and lovely men and women who wear size 2X and up."
Groups - Goden Delicious Crochet Designs [offsite link]
A yahoo group for BBW crochet designers and crocheters. "If you MUST think of yourself as an apple, think of yourself as a Golden Delicious!"
Groups - Knit Plus [offsite link]
A yahoo group with over 600 members is for "Plus Sized (size 14 and up) knitters but any are welcome." It is an OT extension of the Ample Knitters.
Groups - Plus Size Crochet [offsite link]
This yahoo group with over 400 members is for crocheters looking to learn how to resize patterns to fit their body types and for those who want to design plus size fashions.
Knitty.com [offsite link]
Great articles from a variety of artisans. They have some really cute patterns, some of which go up to 2x. After you´ve checked out the latest articles go straight to the archives for a wealth of cool stuff. Make sure you check out the Mariposa pattern for a chesty tank.
LaVonne´s Knot Just Knits [offsite link]
Angela Best designs and writes fashion crochet patterns in sizes 3-5X.
Lion Brand Yarn [offsite link]
The official site for the yarn developer. They have a couple of sweaters and some larger accessories including the official Martha Steward "coming home" poncho.
Vermont Fiber Designs [offsite link]
Offers knitting patters for sizes xx - 6x. They have a listing of yarn shops in the US and a newsletter on pattern updates.
White Lies Designs [offsite link]
Romantic knits designed by Designer Joan McGowan-Michael. Pullovers, cardigans, vests, suits and amazing lingerie. Patterns and kits. Mens and ladies. Beautiful patterns up to 59" bust.
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