Free Patterns for Knitting, Crochet and Sewing

Car Boot Pattern FreebiesI’ve recently been contacted by several readers about where to find free patterns. So in a true Sunday share fashion, here are a list of all the sites I have found so far. If you have any more to include or can offer feedback about any mentioned below please add your comments.

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How to Increase Your Blog Traffic for Free

In a bid to share the love of all things stitching with as many people as possible, I have spent the last few weeks trawling the net searching for free ways of increasing blog traffic.

So far I have:

1. Increased the number of ‘entry’ sites to my blog by:

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Free, Quick and Easy Knitted Head Warmer Pattern – Ideal for Beginners!

Knitted Head warmerAs promised – here is a super quick and easy knitted head warmer pattern. Like my recent crochet headband pattern I’m using Patons Fab Big Super Chunky Yarn  – when knitted on 10mm needles a 8 stitch width row gives you a 10cm wide piece of fabric.

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B is for Bunting and Business Planning!

Thank you so much for taking time to message me with all your business start-up advice and help on selling at craft fairs. Your encouragement has been humbling and will steer my journey.

Thanks to your feedback, my dilemma over label wording is now resolved. Hooray! One decision made! The Stitch Sharer label with Handmade in England is the clear winner.

Handmade in England Label

Your top tips to date are:

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