• Selling Handmade

    Pricing your crocheted (or knitted) items

    If you sell your crocheted items online or locally, you’ve probably struggled with how to price your goods appropriately. After almost seven years of selling my crocheted and felted items on Etsy, I still find setting a price to be a difficult task. The challenge is to arrive at a price that is fair for the consumer, but still provides a profit for you. Additionally, crocheted (or knitted) items take longer to finish than many other handmade items, so it’s hard to figure out how to factor in an hourly rate. Complicating the pricing issue is the fact that everyone has a different idea about what feels profitable; there really…