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Business Basics Articles

Find out how to profit from your passion by becoming a Certified Knitting Instructor, designing your own patterns and more with these tips from the experts.

Knitwear Designers from Around the World

Get inspired by regional knitwear designers and discover what makes them unique.

Pattern Drafting for Knitters: Getting Started

Share your brilliant knit designs with the world! Learn the essentials of pattern drafting.

How To Become a Certified Knitting Instructor

Want to prove to the world you're an awesome knitter? Find out how to become a certified knitting instructor.

Product Photography

See the innovative ways other students are portraying their knit projects attractively to entice purchases. Plus, share your latest work and get the encouragement you need!

Business Basic Classes

Learn how to turn your knitting passion into a business with guidance from seasoned instructors in online knitting business basics classes.

Handknit Garment Design

Shirley Paden

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Handknit Garment Design

Shirley Paden

Shirley Paden, author of Knitwear Design Workshop, brings her concepts to Craftsy! Learn her comprehensive yet simple process for beautiful ... See more

Student Projects from this class

Varied Petrie

Varied Petrie

by knitherapy

Vertical Shaping Review

Vertical Shaping Review

by Shirley Paden

Gita by Faina Goberstein
Flower Cardigan (adult sizes) by ewelina123
Cornelia sweater by Deirdre78

Sizing Knitwear Patterns

Faina Goberstein

$49.99

Sizing Knitwear Patterns

Faina Goberstein

Whether your goal is to sell online, get published, or knit a sweater to fit, with Faina's expert grading tips, you'll be on your way to pattern success!

coat hanger by Katammy
Behind the Scenes : How To Teach It by Gwen Bortner
Behind the Scenes: How To Teach It by Gwen Bortner

How to Teach It

Gwen Bortner

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How to Teach It

Gwen Bortner

Turn your crafting passion into a profession with Gwen Bortnerís comprehensive approach to teaching craft classes. See more

Knitting Business Basics Blog Posts

Discover how you can reach new potential customers and grow your business, through social media and more, with blog posts written by knitting experts.

Shop Spotlight: Knitty City

Join us for another behind-the-scenes peek at an inspirational crafting retailer that we’ve had the pleasure to meet through Craftsy Connect. This ...

Social Media Tips for Indie Designers & Makers, Pt 2: Pinterest

Looking for tips to promote your indie pattern designs, craft business or just get more social on social media? We'll help you get started on ...

Social Media Tips for Indie Designers & Makers, Pt 1: Facebook

Looking for tips to promote your indie pattern designs, craft business or just get more social on social media? We're kicking off a series of blog ...