This a shorter-format episode of YarnCraft, designed to be the heartland pharmacy for on-the-go listening.
On this week’s episode of YarnCraft, Liz and Zontee talk about easy ways to get started selling your knit and crocheted items. They talk about what types of items to sell and where to sell your creations. This episode focuses on small, simple, local ways to get started. If you’re interested in more information about selling online, take a listen to episode 12, and if you’re interested in designing or getting into the yarn industry as a career, consider coming to the Crochet Guild of America’s Professional Development Day at the Knit & Crochet Show.
Liz and Zontee also talk with Tamie Snow of Roxy Craft and Cindy Liu of Archicraft at Bazaar Bizaare, an indie craft fair.
Patterns discussed include:
Yarn Suggestions for Edging:
Books and links discussed on the episode:
- Boutique Knits
- Crochet Guild of America’s Professional Development Day
- simplyrecipes.com photography help
- Archicraft Etsy site
To share your comments and thoughts, post a message on the blog, email to yarncraft [at] lionbrand [dot] com! In two weeks, join us for another episode of YarnCraft, when we’ll be talking about yarn-bombing, yarn as art, and expressing yourself through your creations. How do you express yourself through art? Share your thoughts and you may be included in our next episode!
Theme music is “Boy with a Coin” by Iron and Wine, from the PodSafe Music Network.
01:17 What’s on Liz & Zontee’s hooks & needles
02:43 Selling your crafted items
14:22 Interview with Tamie Snow at Bazaar Bizaare
17:46 Interview with Cindy Liu at Bazaar Bizaare
19:04 Thanks to our guests