Finding Those “Edgy” Designer Knitting Patterns

"Edgy" knitting design

With knitting becoming more and more popular among younger knitters, the demand for designer knitting patterns is growing. It is no longer safe to assume that knitting is just for grandmothers. Young moms, teens, and knitting business owners are now knitting in a newer, edgier style than before. The problem is that it is difficult[Read More]

The Top 4 Websites For Buying Yarn Online

knitting online

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]

How To Turn Your Knitting Website Into A Shopping Site

Many people ask me how they can start selling their knitting from their own blog or from knitting websites, so in this post I'll show you how easy it is to add a Paypal function to your knitting or crochet site to instantly start accepting payments for your goods or services – yay! Many knitters[Read More]

33 Places To Find Great Knitting Patterns

There are so many places you can find knitting patterns, it can be a bit overwhelming! The best way to sift through this massive collection is to get specific. When you know what niche market you are going to supply, you'll know what sort of patterns are you looking for and it will make your[Read More]

Online Knitting Success Story – Emilda From Hectanooga

Emilda is a knitting designer with a difference, and you can’t help but be inspired by her positivity, generosity and joy of knitting! She is part of a growing group of designers who create with “knitterpreneurs” in mind, with fast easy to knit designs that she is happy for people to make a profit from[Read More]

Knitting Success Story – Ruth From nonstopknits

This month’s Real Live Knitting Success Story is featuring Ruth Boelkins from nonstopknits, who has taken her knitting hobby and passion, and turned it into a thriving small business. Here’s how this "beginner knitter" made her home-grown knitting business a success… How did she start her knitting business? Ruth is relatively new to knitting. It[Read More]