055 Meet the Ultimate Fiber Boss, Chelsea Fitch! | Power Purls Podcast

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Chelsea Fitch was drawn to yarn as a child – the colors mesmerized her from an early age. Fast forward years later, when Chelsea was living in Japan and she learned how to knit. She started with continental knitting and she could not get enough of it. She quickly consumed everything she could about knitting and learned all she could. Something told her to start making videos of her knitting and that was the catalyst for what has turned into Chelsea’s knitting empire. Although she’s only been knitting for 3 years, she’s taken action on her ideas along the way and she’s made herself and integral part of the knitting industry. She’s currently pouring all her efforts into KnitFitch.com and she also has courses available at FiberBoss.com. Chelsea’s not done yet because she also might revive her podcast at some point. Enjoy Chelsea’s foray into the knitting world! 

 

“I had this overwhelming feeling that this is something that I needed to do. I didn’t know what I wanted to be in the industry, but I knew I needed to be in it.”

Chelsea Fitch

Episode highlights:

  • Why Chelsea turned down her dream job offer
  • New baby, new hobby 
  • 3 years into knitting, she’s considered an expert
  • Knitting, a great anti-depressant
  • Falling in love with Ravelry
  • The desire to be part of the industry, rather than just around the industry
  • How being a “fly on the wall” helped birth her business idea
  • The MCN formula 
  • Chelsea’s biggest struggle in business
  • Your logo isn’t as important as you think it is
  • Just start. That’s the most important thing you can do for your business
  • Test before you invest
  • Knitting time is meditation time
  • The role having an accountability partner has played in her success

How to find out more about Chelsea:

Chelsea’s Courses are available at the Fiber Boss Campus at fiberboss.com

Chelsea recommends www.voxer.com to communicate with your team.

Follow Chelsea on Instagram @knitfitch

 

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Opening music credit: The Ether Life by Macroform