Here’s what’s sprouting this week! From Barbara Benson: In the aftermath of TNNA, Barbara Benson still felt there was more to be discussed. Check out her blog post where you will find a new video of her finds from TNNA and a recap of the craziness from the show. From Heather Zoppetti: I have a newRead more »

This week, let’s talk about audience. Audience, What and Why? The audience you address is important mostly because you wouldn’t talk to grade school students the same way you would talk to grandparents. Who you direct your products, announcements, and social media towards should be a well defined group. If not, then your customers mightRead more »

Here’s what’s sprouting this week! From Bonnie Sennott: Bonnie is hosting a team for the 2016 Tour de Fleece in her Ravelry Blue Peninsula group. Spinners at all levels (wheel and/or drop spindle) will spin every day during the Tour de France, July 2-24. Yarn and fleece prizes will be awarded! Sign up here. From Barbara Benson: While atRead more »

when we think about fiber arts, we think of garments to wear such as hats, neckwear, all kinds of sweaters for any season, and socks. But there is so much more and I am here to show you what you can knit and crochet for your home or for someone else’s home. I love when I getRead more »

This week’s Tips 4 Designers is exploring studio space. The Stitch Sprouts studio resides in my basement. It started as a small corner and has since expanded to take over the entire floor. Here is a small photo tour. I’m missing a photo of our current set-up, but we now have 4 giant file cabinets inRead more »

Here’s what’s sprouting this week. From Barbara Benson (and Stephannie Tallent): This week on her YouTube channel Watch Barbara Knit, Barbara Benson interviewed fellow Stitch Sprouts designer Stephannie Tallent about her new Craftsy class. From Kristen TenDyke: I’ve just published the Little Dotterel sweater. The pattern is written for both cardigan and pullover and isRead more »

This week in the Designer’s Spotlight we have a little preview of TNNA for you! At D.C. we have designers Andrea Rangel, Angela Tong, Barbara Benson, Jen Lucas, and Katherine Vaughan joining us and they will be showing off some of their gorgeous designs. If you are coming to the show, please stop by and visitRead more »