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How to make money from selling your knitting and crochet designs online – some ideas

If you have a talent for designing knitting and crochet patterns, it could be that you could make an income from your skill. I did this as a way of avoiding claiming unemployment benefit when my daughter was young. Crafters are always on the lookout for interesting designs to make, and the advent of the… Continue reading How to make money from selling your knitting and crochet designs online – some ideas

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Digital download knitting and crochet patterns – a wonderful opportunity for independent designers

It used to be that you could only buy knitting and crochet patterns from the local wool shop, where you had to trawl through folders full of designs from the big wool companies. These days, anyone can easily publish and sell their own designs. Etsy, in particular, offers a fantastic opportunity for anyone to sell… Continue reading Digital download knitting and crochet patterns – a wonderful opportunity for independent designers

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Vintage Knitting and Crochet – some help with converting needles, hooks, and yarn

I love to knit up vintage patterns and now its really easy to find some beautiful designs from yesteryear to knit and crochet. WHERE TO BUY VINTAGE PATTERNS I buy my vintage knitting patterns from two places. The first one is in charity shops. Not all charity have them, but if you take a look… Continue reading Vintage Knitting and Crochet – some help with converting needles, hooks, and yarn

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Cute Baby Pompom Hat and Legwarmers Knitting Pattern

This very cute newborn pompom hat and leg warmers set is knit on 10mm and 12mm straight needles, from super chunky wool. You can use any wool suitable for 10mm needles, this particular set was made from some handspun merino wool. It was purchased from The Fibre Tree on Etsy. I have bought a lot… Continue reading Cute Baby Pompom Hat and Legwarmers Knitting Pattern

Digital Crafts · Other crafts · ribbon crafts

How to make personalised ribbons with Brother P Touch Cube Plus

I have always enjoyed making personalised ribbons. I use them for personalising baby knits, shoes, hair clips, bag charms, and for attaching to hand crafts which I sell (for example hand knit by Cute and Craftie). One great and inexpensive way to make personalised ribbons is to use t shirt transfer paper such as this.… Continue reading How to make personalised ribbons with Brother P Touch Cube Plus