Jun 25, 2009


In summer selling crochet items can be, well, darn hard. My slippers always do well for me once the cool weather starts to roll in, but during the hottest months of the year the demand for them is not very high. (Though I do hear, "Come winter, I'm getting myself a pair of these!" alot.)

To remedy my selling summer blues, I knew I had to come up with a crochet item that broke the traditional mold of crochet. It can't be bulky, hot, or heavy. And one fiber always seems to be the most associated with summer, cotton.

So I designed a couple lines of headbands, one of which is my braided crochet headbands. These are near and dear to my heart because they are 1) fun to make and 2) allow me to play with fun color combinations.

If I could have my way, I would have every color of yarn - ever! Then think of all the possibilities. But believe me, I have enough (for now) and I do have a blast working out new headband colors. These two new headbands have just been added to my Artfire shop and run $8 + shipping. One is summery with bright yellow & blue, and the other is more traditional with red & black. Both would look great with a tank top and jeans or as a fun accessory with a swim suit out by the pool.

Either way, these crochet goodies weigh you down in the summer heat. For more information, visit my Artfire studio.

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Tracy said...

Those braided bands are really charming... like you said, great for summer! Thanks so much for your lovely comment at my place and joining in on the giveaway. 3 years of blogging--it's been great! Happy Weekend, my friend ((HUGS))

considerthelillies said...

I know what you mean about the summer blues and crochet! I also make summery headbands which have been a big hit among my gaughters and their friends (mid and late 20's) but not too much online! Yours are very pretty and creative! Good work!

considerthelillies said...

that was daughters not gaughters!