How to Come Up With Fun New Knitting Ideas

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  Coming up with new knitting ideas can be challenging when you have been at it for a long time. The main problem is that many people tend to over think things and feel that new ideas must mean big changes. The truth is that coming up with new knitting ideas can be as easy[Read More]

Guilt-Free (Knitting) Business Mothers!

This might sound a little off-topic, but two amazing Australian women I know are running a free teleseminar series that is starting next week about balancing business and work with mothering, which I thought might be of interest. As a mother of two small children, I often get pangs of guilt when I get busy[Read More]

Knitting Business Success Story – Sue from TasmanianFibre.com.au

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How does a single mum go from the backyard blues to running an International Fibre House that is now Tasmania's largest spinning supplier? It all began with a rather unusual wedding present from her new husband Barry – 2 Alpacas! But what was she to do with them? Two years on, the "Mount Roland Alpaca[Read More]

$140,000 A Year From Knitting??

Yes! You CAN make money knitting, and I am very excited to show you this article from the New York Times… http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/17/fashion/17etsy.html?_r=1 It's an etsy success story of a woman who threw in her job to knit full-time and is now earning more that $140,000 a year working from home. Now admittedly, this is no[Read More]

Machine Knitting Success Story From Linda

Linda's story is another great example of finding a niche and creating a successful knitting business that has grown and developed over her lifetime. In this interview, she gives some valuable tips and advice about knitting jobs and how to make your knitting and crochet business a success. How long have you been knitting and[Read More]

Machine Knitting Success Story – Diana from Wizardknits

Diana learned to knit from her great grandmother, and although she didn't realise it at the time, the skills she developed put her on the path to becoming a true “knitterpreneur”. Like so many knitting businesses, it started as a hobby and grew over time into a full-time occupation. Now Diana enjoys spending her days[Read More]

An Update On Knitting Pattern Copyrights

The comments after my post about quick knitting patterns were great because they highlighted an issue that most knitters who sell their work will face, whether you can use a someone else’s knitting patterns to make knitted products to sell (even if the knitting pattern is free). So I’ve done a bit of research on[Read More]

Top 7 Tips To Beat Procrastination

For many people, the biggest challenge of knitting for profit success is not lack of money or experience or ideas – it’s procrastination! So here’s 7 top tips to help you beat procrastination and start living your dream sooner… Tip #1 – Write a list of what needs to be done each day, then cross[Read More]

Top 5 Tips For Selling Knitting At Craft Shows

Craft Shows are a great way to get a lot of people to see you and your knitting business in a short space of time. Plus there is the potential to make a lot of money too! But competition at large craft show events can be intense, so you need to know how to maximise[Read More]

How To Build Your Knitting Website – For Free!

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The Internet can provide knitterpreneurs with a fantastic opportunity to find customers from all over the world. So how do you start your knitting business niche website, process payments and get your customers to find it – all for FREE? There are so many ways to create a presence on the web these days it[Read More]