Instagram Hashtag Tips

Do you struggle with finding the right hashtags on Instagram? Well today I am going to share with you some of my tips for choosing the right hashtags. These are things that I have learned through a lot of research and trial and error. I am not a professional and this is simply what I have found works best. 

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How to Crochet a Quick Spring Headband

Last year in 2019 I released the Easy Peasy Pin Up Tie Headband. It is a super beginner friendly basic tie headband. I decided this year that I wanted to spruce up that design a little bit and  give it an updated look. So I came up with the Daisy Mae Headband. (Named after my dog I had growing up). It has a super springy look so it is perfect to wear with a spring or summer outfit. 

This pattern is available here for free on my blog but if you would like to have the ad-free printable pdf you can purchase it for only $3 in my Etsy or Ravelry stores.

And don’t forget to pin this to your Pinterest! Not only does it help you to be able to easily find the pattern again it also helps my blog which helps me be able to continue to provide free patterns. 

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Sunflower Coffee Cozy Free Crochet Pattern

Spring is here! And to celebrate I am participating in a Blog Hop with some amazingly talented crochet designers. The first half is hosted by Crochetastic Boutique and the other half is hosted by Tender Warm Creations click here to check out the other free patterns.

 This pattern is available for free here on my blog but you can buy the ad-free printable pdf in my Etsy and Ravelry shops. And don’t forget to pin it to your Pinterest so that you can easily find it later. 

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How to Make Business Cards at Home on a Budget

Business cards are a really important item to have when running a business. They are a great way to get your information out there to potential clients and give the people who are already customers an easy way to find you again. I put business cards in all my online orders, I always bring a lot to my craft fairs, and then I also just always have some with me when I’m out and about. I have bought business cards from Vista Print before and I really loved them, but when you don’t have the time to order and wait for them to be shipped, or you just don’t have a lot of extra funds at the moment, I will show you how to make some at home that still look great!

If you prefer to just buy your business cards, I do recommend Vista Print, they are easy to use and their prices are very reasonable. If you do decide to purchase them from vista print, you can use my referral code by clicking here and receive $20 off and order of $40 or more.

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Free Crochet Legwarmers Pattern

So we are doing things a little different this time around on the blog! My free legwarmer crochet pattern is now live, but I am so happy to announce that you can find it over on the Yarn Punk blog!

 

Although just the act of using yarn to express yourselves already makes you a yarn punk, I’m feeling even extra official about it now! And since you’re here on my blog, I can already assume you’re a yarn punk too, be sure to head over to their site to read about this new subculture!

Although the free pattern is found on Yarn Punk, you can still purchase the premium version of my pattern through my shops. 

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Handmade Businesses are NOT in Competition with Large Corporations

Being a handmade business can be hard. Especially when everyone has an opinion about your prices. One thing I hear a lot is “you have to price lower because why would someone pay that much when they could go to the store and buy it for less”. Or makers get frustrated because they go to Walmart or Target and see similar items for way cheaper. Well I am here to tell you that you are not in competition with those businesses and you can price your items at whatever you want to! 

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How to Crochet a Cowl with one Ball of Yarn

Quick and easy projects are my jam. I also love projects that are affordable to make so that I don’t have to buy a whole bunch of yarn before I start. These types of projects are great for building stock for markets and your Etsy shop as well! This pattern cowl only takes one ball of Lion Brand Hometown USA and it is a spin on the Coz-E Bear Hug Infinity Scarf so it works up very quick. I’ve also made my first video tutorial for this! 

This pattern is free here on my blog with ads but if you prefer the printable pdf version you can purchase it from Raverly or Etsy for only $3. 

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