The Top 4 Websites For Buying Yarn Online

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We all love stopping at our local yarn shop, we slowly move through the isles, touching the yarns, looking for the perfect colours and fibers – but if you know exactly what you want you can also find a wealth of yarn online. While you sacrifice being able to see and touch your purchase before[Read More]

7 Essential Knitting Books and Websites You Must Read

When it comes to knitting, you can never have too much information or inspiration, and you can get both of these things through knitting books and knitting websites. With so many to choose from (both books and sites), it can be difficult to know where to look for the best information. This is why I[Read More]

A Recommended Knitting Video App

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In my surfing around looking for all things knitting, I came across this knitting video app from KnittingHelp. It has all those brilliant “how to” videos from the KnittingHelp website, organized into a complete knitting reference app. When you think about it, most of us aren’t in front of the computer when we are knitting,[Read More]

Our Top Tips For Finding Yarn Online

Searching for yarn online is a perfect example of something old and something new coming together. In this technological age that we live in, so many things that are considered old fashioned have been swept under the rug. The good news is that one of these things is making a big comeback – knitting! While knitters used to have to go to department stores or craft speciality stores to purchase their materials, now that we have the internet, buying yarn online is an easy way to get exactly what you want!

Different Knitting Needles for Different Knitting Jobs

Different knitting needles are needed for different knitting jobs. It is not like some needlecrafts where you can cheat and use the same needles for different threads or knitting yarns. When it comes to knitting jobs, about the only time you want to change the needle size from the recommended size is when you are[Read More]

Felting Knitting Yarn Review

Felting knitting yarn is almost a misnomer here but it fits, Felting is actually the process of turning a knitted piece of work, no matter what it is, and turning it into a pseudo-cloth fabric by constantly stabbing it with your felting needles, themselves devices that should be one of those things that never came[Read More]

Knitting Pattern Abbreviations – A Handy Summary

To follow on from my last post, the other knitting ideas I find really handy is to have a summary of knitting pattern abbreviations and conversions close to hand. So here's a list of all the ones I know or could find – feel free to add more if you know some! ALT – Alternate[Read More]

Knitting Yarns – A Handy Summary

For anyone relatively new to the area of knitting, knitting yarn types can often be a source of confusion. Weights of the yarn are talked about when purchasing yarn as well as when discussing the size … both differently. Some people talk about skeins while other people talk about balls or rolls or spools. All[Read More]

“How To Get Your Knitting And Crochet Online!” Teleseminar

The next Free "Knitting For Profit" Teleseminar will be on Thursday 24th or Friday 25th September depending on where you live. This time we’ll be covering questions about getting your knitting or crochet business online including: • How to set up your website or blog • The different ways you can make money or take[Read More]

Publishing Your Knitting Book – An Update

Just thought you might be interested in the progress of my publishing journey for the Knitting For Profit book. If you are interested in publishing a book yourself, especially for those of you looking at the pattern strategy, the fastest and easiest way to get one up and running that I have found is on[Read More]