Nothing like some good ol’ TV watching while knitting, right? Or Netflix. Or YouTube. Because the options are endless these days. If you’re a knitter yourself, or if you find yourself in some other situation in which you can use some visual inspiration every now and then, read on. Today I’m sharing my current favorite YouTube channels. And no, they’re not only knitting podcasts. When I’m watching YouTube videos, I wanna be inspired in some kind of way. So even though some channels are knitting related and make me wanna pick up my needles asap, others are business-, productivity-, beauty-, or fashion-related. It depends on my mood, but I’m interested in all these topics, because I think they all play a part in running a business like Chain Twenty. Without further ado, here are my 5 current favorite YouTube channels!
As a proper list maker, I’m also
with military precision keeping track of my wishlist. I love wishlists. Of course they come in handy for birthdays, the holiday season, or other festive occassions. However, they also help me restrain my own spending habits. And for someone with expensive hobbies like… yarn, that can be a pretty good thing. So, let me explain how I’m managing all of this, and show you what’s currently on my minimalist blogger wishlist!
Instagram is the #1 source of inspiration for me. And many times it’s also a big motivator, because it shows that the thing I wanna do (running a succesfull knitwear shop) is actually possible. Now isn’t that great? I already discovered many amazing makers’ accounts when I was still only using my personal / blog account @merelymerel. Below you’ll find the five knitting Instagram accounts that were a big deal important for me in finding the confidence to start one myself, resulting in @chaintwenty.
Guys, the struggle is real. I know the crafty knitstahs among you will agree. To celebrate officially starting up Chain Twenty, I promised myself a Wool and the Gang knitting kit. First of all, because such a kit will of corso be the most appropriate gift ever. But second of all, it will serve the purpose of teaching myself how to follow — and maybe one day even write — a pattern, and to gain experience in sweater knitting. Ah well, those are just silly excuses to buy me some new goodies ><, but hey, I still need your help in selecting the most awesomest kit.