Best Knitting Accounts To Follow on Instagram

Instagram is arguably the best place to find amazing inspiration for your next knitting project.

Being photograph based, it is a perfect platform for knitters and yarn manufacturers and retailers to beautifully showcase their work, giving us the opportunity to spend hours drooling over beautiful wool and patterns.

We have made a list of what we think are the best knitting accounts to follow on Instagram.  Read on to find out who made the shortlist, and get clicking that follow button!

The Knit Edit

If you love colour, you will adore the designs of this modern and innovative knitter. This is an awesome and inspiring Instagram page full of brilliant knitting.

Laerke Bagger

A knitter from Denmark, this Instagram page is a follow must for anyone looking for innovative, modern knitting. You will find colourful, unique knitting here and lots of knitting inspiration.


This is a wonderfully colourful knitting Instagram account. The main featured item is knit sweaters, and the photography on this account is fun and bright. Whilst the language is Norwegian, this Instagram account is worth a follow purely to look at the photos. A must follow for fans of modern, bright knitting.

Stephen and Penelope

The Instagram account of an amazing yarn boutique in Amsterdam. Stephen West designs the most stunning shawls, and is a massive fan of mosaic knitting. For more of his designs, visit the Westknits Instagram page.

Drunk Knitter

This is an Instagram knitting page with a difference! This knitter not only knits amazing, unusual designs but also runs a podcast called True Crime and Knit. A very fun Instagram page which is well worth a follow.

Kracun Knitwear

This is a Danish knitwear designer, and again worth a follow for the photography. The knitting on this Instagram account is nothing short of stunning – neutral colours, amazing and inspirational knitting for babies. You will find vintage looking cardigans with pretty frills here, and very organic looking knitting designs.

Rustic Maple

A Canadian knitter, this is a lovely Instagram page for anyone who likes to knit, or indeed buy, warm and cosy knitted hats. The photos on this Instagram page are very pretty with lovely wooden backgrounds. There is lots of cosy woolliness here to feast your eyes on!

Vogue Knitting

Ever stylish, Vogue Knitting is an online magazine where you can find an array of unique and beautiful knitting patterns, and find out about the latest styles and events in the knitting community. The Instagram page is worth a follow to keep track of current knitting trends.

Purl Soho

Purl Soho offers a fresh approach to all traditional fibre arts, and you can find numerous stunning free knitting patterns on their website. A must account to follow on Instagram for all modern, stylish knitters.

We Are Knitters

We Are Knitters is a relatively new yarn retailer, offering luxury yarns and fun kits for knitters of all levels. Their Instagram account is colourful, stylish and fun and nice to follow due to the numerous customer photos which are regularly featured.

Wool And The Gang

Knitting for a new generation, Wool And The Gang is aimed at the hip end of the knitting market.  Their designs and yarns are fresh and exciting.  We definitely recommend checking out this Instagram account for the chic and stylish photography.


Established in 1880, Sirdar is a British knitting company which has always managed too keep up with the times. A company that offers stunning yarn, their Instagram account helps you to locate the best of their free and paid knitting patterns too.

Bergere de France

Bergere de France is a French yarn manufacturer with a beautiful, chic Instagram page.  Well worth a follow!

Love Crafts Knitting

Love Crafts is one of our favourite websites.  They stock the best yarns from all over the world, and have a massive selection of instant download paid and free knitting patterns from independent designers. A great Instagram account to follow because you can discover yarns and patterns that you may otherwise miss.


Ravelry is arguably the must have website for all knitters and crocheters.  The Instagram account offers a quick digest of the newest patterns and designs and is full of awesome knitting inspiration.

Cascade Yarns

A wonderful, colourful Instagram account for knitting and crochet crafts.  You can find here stunning knitting patterns and lots of ideas for your next project.

We hope you found our list of knitting related instagram accounts useful.  Please do leave a comment if there are any that we missed, or if you have an Instagram account that our readers should definitely be following! 

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