Websites such as Lion Brand Yarns, Martha Stewart and About.com offer instructions for knitting. Knitting Pattern Central also provides knitting instructions as well as links to free knitting patterns.
Lion Brand Yarns provides detailed, step-by-step instructions on various knitting stitches and techniques in written, pictorial and video form to suit the learning styles of any user. The Martha Stewart website provides a slideshow illustrating basic knitting stitches accompanied by written instructions. About.com offers a series of photographs along with written instructions on numerous knitting topics, from casting on and basic knitting stitches to finishing and embellishing. As of 2015, Knitting Pattern Central offers over 15,000 links to free tutorials and knitting patterns.