• Buying Handmade,  Crochet

    Finding crochet patterns on the Web

    As I mentioned in a previous post, I am starting to offer crochet patterns in my Etsy shop, JN Originals. There are others on Etsy, however, who have been selling their crochet patterns for quite a while. I’d like to highlight some of my favorite designs, as well as share some crochet sites that offer both free and/or purchasable patterns. One word of caution before you decide to sell finished items from anyone’s pattern—check the designer’s rules before you do so. Some designers allow you to make items for personal use only or for charitable purposes, others restrict you to local craft shows and bazaars, and other designers give you…