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Interview + Giveaway: Crochet Every Way Stitch Dictionary

Interview by Kathryn Vercillo Part 2: Interview + Giveaway Part 1: Book Review + Giveaway Now that we’ve reviewed this title, let’s chat with Dora a little bit to learn even more about her crochet book. What first inspired you to try crochet back on that houseboat? And what inspired you to...

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Interview + Giveaway: Knitter's Book of Yarn

Knitter’s Book of Yarn by Clara Parks Interview by Kathryn Vercillo Part 1: Book Review + Giveaway Part 2: Author Interview + Giveaway Kathryn Vercillo Interviews Author: Clara Parks What inspired you to write this book? This book began as a workshop that I taught at the Knitter’s Review...

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5 Simple Tips To Get Paid What Your Crochet Is Worth

Are people haggling you on price? Do you feel like your work is undervalued? Wondering where your next sale is going to come from? As an artist, you are definitely not alone! Creative types who turn their passion into a business often agree; finding a market that values their work is one of...

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Review + Giveaway: Crochet Every Way Stitch Dictionary

Part 1: Book Review + Giveaway Part 2: Author Interview + Giveaway If you are a crochet designer, or a crocheter interested in breaking into design, then you might want to bow down to Dora Ohrenstein right now because her new book has just made your life a whole lot easier. One of the most...

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3 Best Practices To Grow Sales Now

I’ve been an entrepreneur in the crochet world for years. I’ve made a lot of mistakes, and I’ve learned a lot of valuable tools to help my business grow. Here are a few of my best practices that have helped me and my brand stay focused through the years. Always give yourself a fair hourly...

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3 Simple Steps To Price Any Crochet Project

How To Price Any Crochet Product In 3 Simple Steps Deciding how you will price your crochet work is one of the hardest decisions you’ll make as a crochet-for-profit seller. When I began making items to sell, I had no idea where to begin. Should I multiply my cost of goods by three? Should I...

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Does my chain count as a stitch?

Whether working in the round or in rows, we’ve all asked ourselves these same questions… Does this count as a stitch? Where do I join in the round? Where do I stop when working in rows? If you’re tired of trying to figure this out AFTER your project has too few stitches (or too many…),...

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Yarn Review | Knit Picks Dishie

Yarn is fundamental to crochet, so understanding the characteristics of it will help you to buy and use yarn with confidence! At the American Crochet Association, we are here to help crochet lovers ask better questions about the yarn in their lives! Knit Picks Dishie Buy From: Knit...

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Yarn Review | Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton

Yarn is fundamental to crochet, so understanding the characteristics of it will help you to buy and use yarn with confidence! At the American Crochet Association, we are here to help crochet lovers ask better questions about the yarn in their lives! Lion Brand Yarn 24/7 Cotton Buy From:...

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Yarn Review | Lion Brand Coboo

Yarn is fundamental to crochet, so understanding the characteristics of it will help you to buy and use yarn with confidence! At the American Crochet Association, we are here to help crochet lovers ask better questions about the yarn in their lives! Lion Brand Yarn Coboo Buy From:...

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