I’m currently 12th in a line of 79 Female Founders competing for SPARK’s Round 2 $10,000 Women in Business Grant… can I get back into the top 10 by next week?
Pru Raymond is a writer, knitting pattern designer and teacher. Pru teaches knitting workshops Australia-wide to share skills, foster creativity and build connections within and beyond the knitting community.
What would you do with 10K? Pru Raymond would invest it in scaling up her “even slower” fashion brand, Dear Pru.
Not sure what to buy the keen yarn crafter in your life? Here’s Dear Pru’s Top 10 gift ideas for knitters , AKA her open letter to Santa.
I attended a professional learning seminar with international educational leadership guru Professor Guy Claxton at Orbis yesterday. You can imagine my delight when two slides… Read More »Future of Education: knitting purpose and procedure together
Dear Pru’s Yarn Store Passport: A record for intrepid Yarnaholics, Knitters and Crocheters is out now on Amazon. It’s not very expensive, and will fit in most project bags. A great gift for the yarny you know, and the ones you will befriend as you travel the globe collecting all the stamps and stickers at far-flung local yarn stores.
Dear Pru knitting workshops were hosted at Sunspun this September. The boutique yarn store in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs was filled with knitters learning to knit brioche, socks and Fair Isle- one class even included steeking!
After a successful year as part of the Fibre Feast SA organising committee, Pru is stepping down to focus on her designing, teaching and writing.
When I became the recipient of a Charles Sturt Business Development Grant this year, I wanted to use it to take my brand identity further, so as to better communicate who Dear Pru is as a business in my products and advertising. And I wanted to do it with a local creative businesswoman who “gets” me: Pip Kruger.