October, 2016

Managing Supply Chain: Cash Flow & Inventory

In late 2014 and early 2015, local yarn stores all over America felt the effects of the labor disputes in the west coast ports. The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) struggled to reach…

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2016 Rhinebeck Recap

  The Stitchcraft Marketing team are active participants in the fiber world, designing, knitting, crocheting, spinning with Spinzilla, weaving and attending local and regional fiber events. Rebecca, our account manager who lives in Connecticut, says Rhinebeck is second only to…

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Social Media 101 for Retailers

Are you a local yarn store owner? It’s a hard business, but most local yarn store owners are in it because they love yarn, knitting, crocheting and the people who love those things, too. When a customer walks into a…

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October Ravelry Update: New Releases and the HRN

We took another snapshot of the Ravelry Hot Right Now (HRN) pattern list during the third week of September 2016. It was a particularly interesting week as it was marked by the release of the Brooklyn Tweed Fall 16 Look…

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