Category Archives for "Design"

Open Submission Calls : 02/02/18

​Getting your design into a magazine is not Impossible – so GO FOR IT and make a submission this month. ​Lets see whats out there this week…..  ​Submission Calls: 2nd February 2018​Click on the Publication titles to open up a summary of the submission call, the buttons link through to the Ravelry posts for full details. […]

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Open Submission Calls : 26/01/18

​Wow!  Did you see Member Paula King’s design hitting the hot right now list this week?  This was a submission to the Knotions Magazine.  You too could get this level of interaction by submitting some designs.   Paula has shown this process works so make sure you send in some submissions too.Getting your design into a […]

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What is a Mastermind Group?

Mastermind groups offer a combination of brainstorming, education, peer accountability and support in a group setting to sharpen your business and personal skills. A mastermind group helps you and your fellow mastermind group members achieve success. Participants challenge each other to set powerful goals, and more importantly, to accomplish them. Empowering, educational and inspiring Mastermind […]

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Open Submission Calls : 19/01/18

​IT has been wonderfult to see some of our Mambers designs appearing in magazines, those magazines are included in THESE listings for open calls.  Getting your design into a magazine is not Impossibl​e – so GO FOR IT and make a submission this month.​Lets see whats out there this week…..  ​Submission Calls: 12th January 2018​Click […]

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Open Submission Calls : 12/01/18

​Did you take action last week by submitting a design or yarn proposal? If not  don’t fret theres plenty more opportunities available, so lets see whats out there this week…..  ​Submission Calls: 12th January 2018​Click on the Publication titles to open up a summary of the submission call, the buttons link through to the Ravelry posts […]

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Open Submission Calls : 05/01/18

​I’m so happy to launch the new service for Yarn Academy Members.  A weekly roundup of all open Submission calls on Ravelry for both crochet, knitting and even indie dyers.  So lets see whats out there this week…..  ​Submission Calls: 5th January 2018​Click on the Publication titles to open up a summary of the submission call, […]

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Editor Interviews: Frenchie Danoy of Aroha Knits

Francoise Danoy, or Frenchie as she is known by her beloved Fiber Muses is the talent behind the phenomenon of Aroha Knits.  With regular knitting challenges, the Popular Swatch Studio Course and the recent additions of Alchemy Kits (permanently sold out) and the Fabulous new digital magazine Fibre Muse Quarterly it feels as if Frenchie […]

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Yarn Careers: Jessica Hough – Tester at Happily Hooked

Hey there Jessica! You’re a tester for Happily Hooked aren’t you? I am I absolutely love it! When did you begin testing for Happily Hooked? I began this summer at Happily Hooked. Did they approach you or did you apply to a job offer?  How did you make that all important connection? I saw my […]

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Editor Interviews: Amy Caddick of Crochet Now

Amy is the new editor for the UK based Crochet Now magazine a highly popular crochet magazine in the UK.  Her first issue at the helm was the September mythically themed magazine, which by happy coincidence also featured my first UK magazine commission, the Phoenix Shawl. Tell us something unexpected about yourself…. In my spare […]

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