My first sale!

Purple and Green. Made for a 19 year old. I really hope she likes it.

Well I’m pretty excited. I’ve had a lot of really good feedback, through Facebook and real life encounters, about all of my crocheted items. Many people have asked if I have set up an Etsy store or plan to sell the hats. I haven’t set up an Etsy store. To be honest, I’m pretty intimidated by the all of the other crafters out there! I just don’t feel like I can compete (yet).

I am however, considering setting up a separate Facebook page to sell some items. But all this has to wait until finals are over. And probably Christmas too. I like the idea of this because I think it would be more local business and word of mouth, which is the kind of business that I think I can handle at this point in my life. I don’t want to get in over my head with trying to raise kids, maintain my messy house, and go to school. Continue reading

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Chunky Crochet Brimmed Hat

Chunky Crochet Brimmed Hat

By: Jacey Hermann

http://www.alexandjacey.wordpress.com

Gauge – 4″ = 8 ½ DC, 5 ½ rows

Hook Size – US K 10.5 / 6.50 MM

Yarn – Lion Brand Yarn Hometown USA – Super Bulky (6) 5 oz.

This pattern should use exactly 1 skein of the Lion Brand Super Bulky yarn, which makes for a quick and easy project! The brown one I crocheted in about 45 minutes from start to finish and wearing. I have not tried it yet with other types of yarn. If you are going to use a worsted weight yarn, I recommend doubling up. Continue reading