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.

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.

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!

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.

20 Free Mini Crochet Patterns Perfect for Market Prep

Ready for the ultimate market prep resource? This round-up of 20 free mini crochet patterns is sure to up your game for your next market! Complete with free printables and all the links you need to get started, this is a must-read!