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May 2018 Crochet-Along - A Fun & Free 31-Day CAL with The Lillie Pad

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May 2018 Crochet-Along - A Fun & Free 31-Day CAL with The Lillie Pad

Crochet-a-longs are a fun way to try a new project that's shrouded in a little bit of mystery. If you've never tackled a crochet-a-long (CAL) project before or you are looking for a short-term CAL this is a great one to try! It is completely free to join us, it's short (31-days), and it's easy (Beginner skill level). We also have a private pop-up Facebook group just for this project for all participants to socialize, share, and have some fun!

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How to Plan and Prepare for the Busy Season for Handmade Sellers

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How to Plan and Prepare for the Busy Season for Handmade Sellers

One question I am asked often by fellow artisans and handmade sellers is how to plan and prepare their inventory and shops for an impending busy season or holiday season. With each passing year, there's always a desire to think about how you can take on more each season--how you can increase your productivity and order capacity while minimizing the sleepless nights. But with a little bit of research it's not that terrible. It's easy with the power of spreadsheets! I promise! Let me fill you in.....

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The Lillie Pad Reviews: Izzy Crochet Hat Templates Review & Tutorial

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The Lillie Pad Reviews: Izzy Crochet Hat Templates Review & Tutorial

I'm so excited to share with you my latest greatest, crochet tool find! Introducing the Izzy Crochet Hat Templates by Isabelle Mounet, of Etsy shop Babay Fay!
The Izzy templates are a brand new set of crochet tools that cleverly enable you to make crochet hats in any size more efficiently than ever before using any yarn weight and any hook size--reducing your reliance on tape measures, gauge, and complex calculations. Hooray!!

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