Monday, November 12, 2012

Crocheted Turkey Hats and Reindeer Hat

I have to say, I am feeling like a very accomplished crocheter (okay spell check, I sometimes make up my own words). My skills have improved drastically. I am able to dissect patterns, and then use the bits and pieces that I feel will make my finished product look the way I have imagined.

My boys are now ready for Thanksgiving (one of mommy’s favorite holidays). They have turkey hats!

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Yarn used: Red Heart Super Saver
Adapted from these patterns: My Creative Side and Stitch11

I also whipped up a Rudolph hat. This is my most recent pride and joy. I used a pattern for the hat, and made up the rest. This hat is so stinking adorable if I do say so myself Smile
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Yarn: hat- Vanna’s Choice, Barley; add-on's- Red Heart Super Saver.
Earflap hat pattern: Alli Crafts
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Here’s my dilemma, hubby is very insistent that I should making these items to sell. (Actually most people that see them say the same thing.) I love and appreciate his confidence in my abilities, because quite frankly I have my own insecurities. For instance, I am a naturally frugal person. I go to craft fairs and bazars to “project shop.” You know what I’m saying right, “I can make that.” Anyways, I have no idea what people would consider a reasonable price for the things I create.

This is where I need your help, if you were in the market for hats like these, how much would you pay?

Thank you for your input, I hope your week is wonderful!

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4 comments:

  1. Your hats are awesome! Very talented. I've seen similar hats on etsy and they sell around the $20 mark. I am also a person that looks at things and thinks hmmm I could make that (but not crochet - I am a knitter but have never managed to pick up crochet!) but I'd pay around that. The rudolph one is particularly cute!

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    1. Thank you! I also love to knit. Lately I have been in love with crochet, because it is quicker- I feel like I have gotten something done (hard thing with twin toddlers running around).

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  2. These are SO cute! I got caught making hats for my nieces and nephews and got asked if I sold them... so I've started slowly to do so. I probably could charge more for my hats, especially the more complex ones... but I just do $10 for kids and $15 for adults... I realize it's on the low end, but it's what I'm comfortable with, and it more than covers my costs.

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    1. Thank you for your input! I love making hats, it is an easy hobby that I can do with my boys in my lap, while visiting family, and even on the go.

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