Beating the Heat: Tips for Summer Outdoor Markets as a Crochet Seller

Summer Outdoor Markets

Summer outdoor markets are a fantastic opportunity to showcase your crocheted creations, but the heat can pose a challenge. Don’t let soaring temperatures curb your enthusiasm! With a bit of preparation and a positive mindset, you can stay cool and comfortable while selling your handmade items.

Criss-Cross Bucket Hat – Free Crochet Pattern

The Criss-Cross Bucket Hat is a free, beginner-friendly crochet pattern for a summer bucket hat/sun hat. Within this post you can find the pattern for five sizes of hats, tips about the pattern, and a yarn giveaway!

The Best-Selling Crochet Chicken – Mabel

I’m not sure what the fascination is with chunky chickens, but the Mabel Chicken pattern by Oak and Marlow has become an absolute best-seller this past year for many crochet market makers. Since I started making them, I have nearly sold out at every show I have done. These are my number one best-seller, so I wanted to take time to share with you all that I’ve learned about this awesome pattern.

Selling Licensed Crochet Items

The truth is, while you can easily find patterns for a lot of licensed characters online, you probably don’t actually have permission to sell them. I know that it can be really confusing to navigate the details of copyright and usage rights, so I did some research to help you find what you need all in one place!

Five Tips for Planning for a Successful Year of Crochet Markets

If you are excited to start your year off right by planning for crochet markets, this post is for you! I’m Candace of T&C Crafters, and I love sharing tips and tricks with other crocheters about how to be successful at crochet markets. Keep reading for some great new tips I have to share! While … Read more

20 Halloween Crochet Patterns Perfect for Selling at Markets

I have put together a collection of 20 Halloween crochet patterns that are perfect for selling at markets or online. While I haven’t worked up all these patterns myself, I have taken care to only pull together high-quality patterns that I thought looked like great market-sellers. My hope is that this list will help you plan out your busy Halloween market season and make some cute new designs that are sure to be your next best seller!

Lion – Crochet Pattern Review

Lion Amigurumi

Jungle animals have been some of my best-sellers lately, so I was super excited to try out the lion pattern. With the popularity of jungle animals as favorites for kids, making a few of these lions for your next market is a no-brainer! Not only would a large lion make the perfect statement piece, but you will be sure to sell some to some lion-loving kiddos!

Guinea Pig – Crochet Pattern Review

As a contributor for the EyeLoveKnots blog, sometimes I get super cool opportunities! Recently, Alexandra (the amazing crochet designer and blogger behind EyeLoveKnots, Cre8tion Crochet, and OnRockwoodLane) reached out to me about receiving an early release copy of Lauren Espy’s newest book, Animal Amigurumi Adventures Vol. 2: 15 (More!) Crochet Patterns to Create Adorable Amigurumi Critters from Blue Star Press. Of course, I said yes in a heartbeat!

Easy Crochet Flower Rattle – Crochet Pattern Review

I am absolutely in love with how cute these little crochet flower rattles turned out, and I am already in the process of making up a whole garden of them to sell at my next craft show. Each flower works up quickly with minimal materials, and they make the perfect little baby gift either individually or in a larger set.