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We live in a world where the loudest, most outrageous gets the most attention. What do you do if you aren't loud or outrageous? Be Yourself.
You'll stand out by always being true to your own personality & voice. I'm going to give you 6 ways to stand out from the crowd ...
- Learn to Harness the Power of Color
using Color Psychology
Part of the Elements in Design Series
Color is a powerful form of communication & one of the most obvious elements in any hand knitwear design. Its use can be used to attract or repel your knitting customer.
As an example: I was scrolling ...
What is Texture
& how can you incorporate this design Element into your Patterns
Elements are a part of the building blocks that come together to create a successful design. They include: Color, Shape, Line & Texture.
What is Texture
Texture is what you see on the surface of your sweater. Knitting a gauge ...
- Why you need both Self -Confidence & Faith in yourself and how to get it.
Life has a way of beating us down in so many ways that any confidence or faith we've ever had in ourselves can completely disappear.
Somewhere along the way, outside validation became more important than SELF-confidence, SELF-love ...
Learn the difference between Old School & New School Marketing.
Here's the short answer:
It's when a business promotes the benefits of their product or service to their targeted customer. The customer in turn understands that she will only experience those benefits after she buys the product or service. (Your Romance ...
- Blocking & Caring for your Hand Knits
& download your FREE Block that Knit! Blocking Chart
There are still a lot of knitters who think that blocking is a cure-all for sloppy knitting. It isn't. This article will help you keep your beautifully handcrafted hand knits looking beautiful.
Don't forget to click on the ...
Knitting in Japan
Learn the rich history & traditions of Japanese Knitting
If you follow me on Pinterest then you know I love the simplicity & minimalism of the Japanese aesthetic. I especially love the Wabi Sabi principle which refers to having a mindful approach to everyday living and by accepting & ...
Learn the history of this Swedish Knitting Tradition
Emma Jacobsson organized the Bohus Knitting project in 1939 to create job opportunities for the women in the stone quarrying districts of Bohuslän in Sweden. Unemployment was rampant among local stonemasons, and their families were in need of financial relief. Emma, who happened to be the ...