Here’s What’s Sprouting this week! From Stephannie Tallent: Just released: Beneath the Moon, a lovely laceweight shawl worked in Mrs Crosby Reticule! Sunset Cat Designs newsletter subscribers get 20% off. Stephannie Tallent is also one of the 300+ Indie Designers participating in the 2016 Indie Gift-A-Long. Use Ravelry code giftalong2016 to get 25% off of the patterns inRead more »

In the past we’ve talked about various ways to diversify your income and today I want to talk more specifically about teaching. Teaching is a great way to supplement your income. You are an expert, share your knowledge! There are some things you want to keep in mind before delving into teaching. have a contract ThisRead more »

Here’s What’s Sprouting this week! From Bonnie Sennott: The Indie Design Gift-a-Long is coming, November 22–December 31! Anticipation is always high for this annual holiday knit/crochet-a-long on Ravelry. It’s a fun way to make your holiday gifts while joining in games and contests to win lots of great prizes—patterns, yarn, project bags, stitch markers, books, and more! Sign upRead more »

Here’s What’s Sprouting this week! From Barbara Benson: To follow up the pattern tour for the Anzula Cloud Collection posted last week she uploaded a pattern tour of the Anzula Nebula Collection. And a pattern tour of the AnzulaSock Collection. In between those videos she managed to sneak in a new Secret Shopper video!

So, you’re a designer, and you have great designs; now how do you get the word out? One way is through advertising. In the old days, advertising used to mean only print. For example, you could take out an ad in a magazine or perhaps in the newspaper. These options are still viable, however, nowRead more »

Here’s What’s Sprouting this week! From Stitch Sprouts: We’ve been hard at work bringing our talented designers together with Anzula’s fabulous yarns to produce three brand new pattern collections. Cloud, Socks, and Nebula are now available in print from Stitch Sprouts and in digital form on Ravelry both as e-books and via the in-store program.Read more »