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I am a mother of 2 and a grandmother of 4.
I've been crocheting for 35+ years and selling to individuals & at craft festivals for 30.
The summer of 1977 my neighbor taught me to crochet and the granny square. They went on vacation for a week & when she got back, I almost had an afghan made.
From there, I just kept on crocheting! When my daughters were little I made all their Barbie doll clothes.
In 1983, I started selling crocheted Christmas ornaments to individuals. Then Easter baskets, then baby items, afghans, and so on. I started doing other crafts (magnets, wind chimes, whirligigs, etc.), but my first love has always been crocheting!
With encouragement from family, friends, and great customers, I entered my work in the local fair here and then started doing craft festivals.
At one of the craft events someone told me about Etsy. At that time I did not own a…

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  • Born on December 4
  • Joined August 19, 2009

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yarn, crochet hooks, buttons

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About

I am a mother of 2 and a grandmother of 4.
I've been crocheting for 35+ years and selling to individuals & at craft festivals for 30.
The summer of 1977 my neighbor taught me to crochet and the granny square. They went on vacation for a week & when she got back, I almost had an afghan made.
From there, I just kept on crocheting! When my daughters were little I made all their Barbie doll clothes.
In 1983, I started selling crocheted Christmas ornaments to individuals. Then Easter baskets, then baby items, afghans, and so on. I started doing other crafts (magnets, wind chimes, whirligigs, etc.), but my first love has always been crocheting!
With encouragement from family, friends, and great customers, I entered my work in the local fair here and then started doing craft festivals.
At one of the craft events someone told me about Etsy. At that time I did not own a camera & didn't know the first thing about computers, so I invested in both & here I am!
Everything is done by me alone...from making items, photo taking, listing, printing business cards, shipping, etc.
I take pride in my work or should I say talent. If you are doing what you love and enjoy, it is never considered work!

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