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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How to Ship Items on Etsy

Etsy is awesome. There, I said it. I love Etsy. I know there is a lot of people who don’t like it, but in the past three months I have made the most money with my business by selling on Etsy. Majority of my sales came from strangers that found my items on Etsy and purchased from me. They were not people from my following on Instagram or Facebook. So if I had not been on Etsy I would not have made as many sales. 

One thing I have heard from a lot of people on the reason why they do not want to open an Etsy is because they do not know how to ship their items and the shipping aspect confuses them. So today I am going to show you how I list and ship my items. 

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How to Crochet a Quick Infinity Scarf

If you’ve been following along with me you might have noticed that I like projects that work up fairly quick. And this pattern is no different! This scarf works up quickly and uses only two balls of Lion Brand Hometown USA yarn. With the holidays quickly approaching this scarf is perfect for gifting or selling at your Christmas markets!

The pattern is available for free here on my blog but if you would like an ad-free printable PDF you can purchase it from my Ravelry or Etsy. 


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How to Crochet a Cowl in Child Size | Coz-E Luxe Cowl

I recently had a request for a child’s sized Coz-E Luxe Cowl so I made one and then thought to myself that I should add the children’s size pattern to my blog as well. So here it is! 

The pattern is available for free her on my blog but if you would like to purchase the pdf version you can do so in my Ravelry shop for only $3.00 by clicking the button below. 

If you had already previously downloaded the pdf version on Ravelry you should have already been sent the update. If you did not get it send me an email and we will figure it out. 

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How to Crochet a Beanie for all sizes | The Hezzy Beanie

Who says moms can’t match with their sons? The Hezzy Beanie is now live! When I first created this beanie (in January of 2019!) I made it for my son who was almost two years old. That is why it is called the Hezzy Beanie. I then wanted to make myself a matching version so the we could actually have something that matches because it’s so hard to find cute things for both moms and their little boys. Originally I thought i was just going to write the adult size of it and the toddlers size but I ended up writing 7 sizes! The sizes are 0-3months, 3-6months, 6-12months, 12-24months, toddler, child, and adult. So lets crochet a beanie for all sizes!

The pattern is free here on my blog but if you would like an ad-free printable pdf you can purchase it on Ravelry. And don’t forget to pin it to your Pinterest boards so you can easily find it again. 

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Market Recap, Everything You Need for a Craft Fair

This last weekend I participated in my very first market! It went really well and really made me excited to do more. In the weeks before the market I researched and crocheted more than I ever have for anything in my life. I wanted to be as prepared as I could be and I wanted to know all the details of how other peoples craft fairs and markets went. So in this post I will share everything about my market, how it went, best sellers, items that I used that made it run smoothly, and I’ll even share the resources that helped me get prepared for the market. 

If you don’t have time to read the whole thing now. be sure to pin it to your Pinterest boards for later so you can easily find it again! 

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