This is a page for everything I recommend. Only way to get on it, is if I have used it and like it. No other way.
Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links and I will earn a small commission if you decide to make a purchase (at no additional cost to you). Please understand that I recommend them because they are helpful and useful. Please do not spend any money unless you feel you need them or that they will help you achieve your goals.
My all time top 4 sites:
Collection of cast-on and cast-off methods:
Complete beginner? Look here:
Beginner knitting projects
Collection of knitting stitches:
My collection of cable patterns
My collection of all the other stitches I can find
Knitting on the net
New stitch a day
So you want to make money with knitting? Here are the classes I’ve been through and I recommend:
“How to say it” Edie Eckman – pattern writing for knitters;
“How to teach it” Gwen Bortner – teaching a knitting class;
“Craft photography fundamentals” with Candice Stringham – fantastic for total beginners, super useful;
“Build a successful creative blog” with April Bowles-Olin – everything blog related;
“Double your followers with creative marketing” with April Bowles-Olin – everything marketing;
“Create digital products that sell while you sleep” with April Bowles-Olin – digital products is something you should most definitely learn; By the way, I wrote about it and you can read it here;
“Email marketing for crafters” with Abby Glassenberg – it’s what it says, email marketing;
“Copywriting for crafters” with Lisa Jacobs – how to write product descriptions, sales pages etc;
“The art of selling what you make” with Tara Gentile – well…how to sell your knits…;
“Build a stand-out business” with Tara Gentile – the big picture, very very good class;
Actually, I would recommend anything from April Bowles-Olin and Tara Gentile. They are fantastic and deliver more then you can imagine.
Also, you should learn a bit of accounting and finances. I am an accountant by nature (it means I have learned this and I have papers) so I haven’t been through any online classes. That’s why I can’t really recommend any… But I will update this when I find one I approve of…
If you have a blog and you’re looking to make money with affiliate sales:
Then I’ll recommend Share A Sale – page with different companies to choose from. This way you can only suggest products and services you’ve used and liked.
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