CrochetASmile

Sweet and soft treasures for your family and home

Lake Zurich, Illinois · 398 Sales

CrochetASmile

Sweet and soft treasures for your family and home

Lake Zurich, Illinois 398 Sales On Etsy since 2010

5 out of 5 stars
(197)

Shop owner

Ashley

Contact

Announcement   Welcome to Crochet A Smile! You can also keep up with me on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: Crochet A Smile.

Here, at Crochet A Smile, we love to hand crochet treasures for you, your loved ones, and your home. We believe that well crafted, handmade items enrich your home and your life. And we LOVE color and texture and want it to encompass all that we do!

We believe in quality handmade items, and because of that our production time is approximately 6-8 weeks. If you need something sooner, please do not hesitate to message us. We always try to work with your timeframe, if we can. Because we believe in the importance and power of handmade gifts.

Thank you for spending time here with us. We are always honored to be a part of your family + your story.

Announcement

Last updated on Nov 22, 2016

Welcome to Crochet A Smile! You can also keep up with me on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: Crochet A Smile.

Here, at Crochet A Smile, we love to hand crochet treasures for you, your loved ones, and your home. We believe that well crafted, handmade items enrich your home and your life. And we LOVE color and texture and want it to encompass all that we do!

We believe in quality handmade items, and because of that our production time is approximately 6-8 weeks. If you need something sooner, please do not hesitate to message us. We always try to work with your timeframe, if we can. Because we believe in the importance and power of handmade gifts.

Thank you for spending time here with us. We are always honored to be a part of your family + your story.

Ashley

Contact shop owner

Ashley

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Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(197)
julie mueller

julie mueller on Jan 27, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

loved our custom made dinosaurs. Ashley was great about making two patterns I found online. They're so cute and the absolute perfect addition to our baby girl nursery. :)

Natalie Basgall

Natalie Basgall on Jan 17, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Had a custom elephant made for little hands and it turned out awesome! These little characters are becoming my favorite gift to give to the new babies in my life! Again, great quality; couldn't be happier!

Natalie Basgall

Natalie Basgall on Dec 7, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Perfect for my new nephew!! What do you get a 3 month old for Christmas?? Why, a stuffed Dinosaur and matching PJs, of course! I didn't want to get a new baby some random toy never use, so when I saw this dinosaur friend, I knew I had to get it. The style and quality are hard to match. I paired this with a set of pajamas that happened to have dinosaurs and Christmas trees on it. Hoping as he gets older, this will be his "teddy bear" that he carries everywhere! Thank you for great product! Will be back for more!

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About

The day I was blessed with my second child, Crochet A Smile began!

I have always loved crochet. As I grew up, my grandmother would crochet and tell me stories about how she first fell in love with crocheting. When I went to college, I decided to teach myself to crochet. I picked up a book, a hook, and some yarn - and that was it - I loved it! I began by making large afghans, intricate doily's, and ornaments.

Then life began to get busier. I began working and so my projects got smaller. I started making scarves and hats. Then I was blessed with my first child - a boy. He was perfect in every way and I treasured the handmade hats I received for him.

Two years later, I had my daughter. She was beautiful and cuddly...and a little crazy! She would tear apart her toys and I would worry that she would choke on the buttons and beads. So I decided to make her own toys! Shortly after, my niece was born and I made her toys too.

Friends saw my creations and urged me to open an Etsy store. So one September day, I did. I have loved every moment of it. I love getting to know my customers and being able to send my handmade, love filled items to people all over the world. I love being able to see pictures of my customers (and their children) cuddling up with one of my stuffed animals or staying warm in one of my hats. I feel so blessed that people choose to purchase a cocoon or other prop for their newborn pictures - these precious memories that I get to be a part of.

I believe that fiber art and handmade creations are special; they are love filled and personal gifts. I feel honored to be able to make crochet items for people around the world. I treasure the friendships I have made and am blessed to be a part of so many stories.

Shop members

  • Ashley

    Owner, Maker

    Hello! I'm Ashley, the person behind CrochetASmile. I'm a wife, a mom to 4 precious children, and a creator with words and fiber. I am inspired by my children and strive to create items that are child safe and child appropriate.

Shop policies

Last updated on November 22, 2016
Welcome to Crochet A Smile! You can also keep up with me on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: Crochet A Smile.

Here, at Crochet A Smile, we love to hand crochet treasures for you, your loved ones, and your home. We believe that well crafted, handmade items enrich your home and your life. And we LOVE color and texture and want it to encompass all that we do!

We believe in quality handmade items, and because of that our production time is approximately 6-8 weeks. If you need something sooner, please do not hesitate to message us. We always try to work with your timeframe, if we can. Because we believe in the importance and power of handmade gifts.

Accepted payment methods

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  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Payment
We accept Paypal and Etsy Direct Checkout/Credit Card.

Please confirm current production time for custom made items in the Shop Announcement.

All Illinois customers are subject to an Illinois state sales tax of 6.25%
Shipping
All shipping charges are for first class shipping, unless stated otherwise. If you need an item faster please add the Shipping Priority Mail upgrade. Please note that this upgrade is for US mail only.

You can also add tracking information on your order, please ask. Please note, Priority Mail shipping INCLUDES tracking. If you do not request it, we are not responsible for lost or non-delivered items.

For international orders - our shipping charges are for 1st class international mail.
**International shipping charges are estimates. If shipping costs significantly more, we will send you a PayPal invoice. Your item will not ship until this invoice is paid! We only charge the exact costs from the post office. If it costs less, we will refund the overage. **

If you do not see a price for your country's shipping, please let me know and I can update the listing for you.

Import duties, taxes, and charges are not included in the international shipping cost or in the item cost. If you have a question, please let us know and we will try to help. Thank you.
Refunds and Exchanges
Refund Policy for READY MADE items:

Refunds are allowed if Crochet A Smile is notified within one week of receipt of your order. All shipping charges are not refunded. Payment will be refunded in the same manner it was received.

The returned item MUST be received in the same condition it was sent in: unwashed, unworn, + unstretched condition. If it is not received in the proper condition, a refund will not be given.

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Refund Policy for CUSTOM MADE items:

Due to the nature of custom made crochet items, Crochet A Smile does not accept returns. If there is a problem, please notify Crochet A Smile within a week of receipt of your order. Crochet A Smile will do our best to remedy the situation.

If a refund or exchange is permitted, all shipping charges are not refunded. Payment will be refunded in the same manner it was received. The item must be returned in the same: unwashed, unworn, + unstretched condition it was received in.

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Exchanges and refunds are NOT permitted on hats if exact measurements were NOT given. The size chart in each listing is based on averages, however not all children are in this average. Crochet A Smile always recommends measuring a child's head before placing your order.

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If you request a refund due to current turn-around time or due to not fully reading listing, there is a refund charge to cover paypal fees that are not refunded, as well as administrative time. This amount will vary based on the fees charged by Paypal or Etsy plus a $2 refund fee. To avoid this charge, please confirm current production times. Thank you for your understanding.

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Tracking information is not included in shipping costs. If you would like tracking information, please purchase the Tracking Shipping Upgrade.

If the tracking shipping upgrade is not purchased, and an item is lost, stolen, or non-delivered Crochet A Smile is not responsible.

Crochet A Smile is NOT responsible for items lost or not delivered by USPS. If you fail to provide the correct mailing address, Crochet A Smile is not responsible. If the package is returned to Crochet A Smile due to an incorrect mailing address, additional shipping will be required from the purchaser.

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Crochet A Smile does take your happiness seriously. If your order does not make you smile, please send an Etsy message and we will do whatever we can to fix it. Please do not leave negative feedback without first discussing the problem with Crochet A Smile, we would like to help you if we can!

If you are happy with your Crochet A Smile purchase, please leave feedback for us here on Etsy.

Thank you!
Additional policies and FAQs
If you do not see something you would like, please let Crochet A Smile know! We love custom orders and would love to custom make something for you!

Crochet A Smile items are handmade by me, a mom to 4 little ones! Everything I make is made to be used and loved by young and old alike.

More information

Last updated on Nov 22, 2016
Frequently asked questions

Do you accept custom orders?

We love custom requests! Just send us a message and we can discuss details + set up a listing!

Do you offer custom size and color requests?

We love creating items especially for you! If the colors and size you are looking for are not listed, send us a message. We would be happy to discuss and set up a custom listing for you.

Do you offer custom size and color requests?

We love creating items especially for you! If the colors and size you are looking for are not listed, send us a message. We would be happy to discuss and set up a custom listing for you.

How should my crochet creation be cared for?

All Crochet A Smile creations should be hand washed and laid flat to dry. Some items (like hats) can be machine washed, on gentle cycle, and laid flat to dry (though hand washing is always the ideal method).

What size should I choose for hat styles?

If you are able, please measure your head with a flexible measuring tape. Please measure above your eyebrows. You can include this measurement in your order notes at the time of purchase.

What size should I choose for hat styles?

If you are able, please measure your head with a flexible measuring tape. Please measure above your eyebrows. You can include this measurement in your order notes at the time of purchase.

I would like to purchase multiples of a single item. Do you accept large orders?

We love creating items just for you, no matter the size of your order! Please message us so we can discuss and set up a custom listing for you. Please note, larger orders will take additional time to complete + ship.