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The Knitrepreneurs
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The Knitrepreneurs

The Knitrepreneurs is two Australian entrepreneurs, who also happen to be knit wits, talking about the business of knitting and their knitting businesses!

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Knitting Techniques
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Don’t swatch.

Swatching is a topic that often divides knitters: when should you swatch? Pru argues there’s no need to knit a swatch…you can always frog it, right? Or gift it to a friend who will hand wash it and dry it flat in the shade every time.

Pictured: swatch for West Knits 2022 MKAL in NNK Yarns

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KAL / Knit-a-longs
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West Knits’ 2022 MKAL Cast On Party

October is WestKnits MKAL time and Pru is getting reading to kick it off in style with a Cast On Party at Pirate Life hosted by Yarn Trader. She has a free ticket to give away too… read on!

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Dear Pru Workshops
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Sustainability Stitch by Stitch

Knitting is a form of craftivism, a gentle rebellion against consumerism. Pru Raymond’s Knitting for Zero Waste Living series at Charles Sturt’s 19 on Green centre was designed to empower knitters to make sustainable choices, and opt out of a throwaway lifestyle.

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Dear Pru Workshops
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Close Knit Community

Throughout July I’m teaching a series of Knitting Workshops with a Sustainability focus at 19 on Green, a Community Centre in the City of Charles Sturt

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Dear Pru Workshops
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Just start somewhere

Learning a new thing (like knitting) can be daunting… just start somewhere… but be prepared to adopt some tools and techniques along the way to keep going, along with a healthy dose of self compassion.

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Dear Pru Workshops
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Simple Socks… not simply socks

My Simple Socks knitting workshop could also be called “Learning Self Compassion” or “Develop your growth mindset” workshop, or “Strategising about how to overcome problems”

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Dear Pru Media
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ABC Evenings with Peter Goers: and Dear Pru!

Pru Raymond really enjoyed sharing about Yarn Tasting table at Fibre Feast on Evenings with Peter Goers, ABC Radio Adelaide. Conversation included indie dyers, men who knit, mindfulness and a few other things

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