just wanted to second the suggestion about the library... having worked for 3 different ones (k-12 schools, community college, and multi-county public), and being an avid user myself, i find TONS of crafting help in the resources there.
also, most libraries provide free access to magazines and periodicals through their e-resources, including knitting and crafting magazines (just need your library card information, used through the official library website). it's a great way to get the information, any time you want.
lastly, welcome to the site! some great helpers here. i should say that daily