Here’s What’s Sprouting this week! From Bonnie Sennott: Bonnie’s new pattern collection, Open Road, is now available on Ravelry. Inspired by Whitman’s “Song of the Open Road,” it features three coordinating designs to wear separately or together on your autumn adventures: the Camerado cowl, Allons mitts, and Journeyer pullover. The ebook containing all three patterns is on sale through November 1. From Angela Tong:Read more »

This week I want to talk about something fun—Offers, Discounts, and Giveaways! All three of these tools are great ways to attract new customers and to reward existing customers. However, there’s also a bit of danger involved, so you need to be somewhat careful when employing these schemes. Designer Jen Lucas wrote about her takeRead more »

Here’s What’s Sprouting this week! From Bonnie Sennott: Bonnie has two new designs in the Fall/Winter 2016 knit.wear: her big, cozy Firehouse Alley Cowl pairs a delicate lace stitch with columns of knit-purl texture. The textured Mathews Street Vest is a versatile, lightweight layering piece that’s easy to dress up or down. Both patterns areRead more »

In a small industry like needle arts, collaboration is fun and frankly, essential. Different members of the trade work together, promote each other, and we all rise in tandem. As a designer you may often feel like the small fish in the pool. But without you, what would knitters make with all that yarn? There are lotsRead more »