This week on Tips 4 Designers I’m going to talk about advertising. I’ve written about advertising before, almost exactly a year ago¬†in fact; so I thought this would be a good time to revisit the topic and talk more about what works and what doesn’t. For the last year I’ve taken some time to exploreRead more »

Here’s What’s Sprouting this week! From Bonnie Sennott: Bonnie has just published Mount Pollux, a cozy, tunic-length pullover knit in worsted weight yarn. Worked in the round and (mostly) seamless, it’s one of those “go to” sweaters you’ll reach for again and again all winter. The pattern is 25% off through Sunday, November 19, withRead more »

Here’s What’s Sprouting this week! From Barbara Benson: Barbara Benson uoaded a fun new Favorite 5 video around the theme of Gifts to Knit for Men! Get a jump on your holiday crafting and check it out on Watch Barbara Knit! From Stitch Sprouts: Stitch Sprouts is giving away a Connacht Cowl Kit on theirRead more »

This week’s Tips 4 Designers is about Keeping your Focus without Limits. Without focus designing can be a job that can seem overwhelming at the best of times. Designing requires you to wear so many hats; creative, technical, layout, publisher, marketer, etc. It’s hard to manage everything without getting lost. How do you stay focused?Read more »

Here’s What’s Sprouting this week! From Stephannie Tallent: Stephannie Tallent released her fourth Winery Knits¬†pattern, the Willow Creek Mitts. These fingerless mitts combine cabling and stranding for a gorgeous result, wearable by both men and women. From Jen Lucas: Jen released the first pattern of her Nifty Gifty 2 eBook. The eBook is currently justRead more »