Crochet makers and sellers, the holidays are your time to shine! With customers shopping for Christmas gifts and warm winter hats, your crocheted products will be in high demand. So whip up some of these quick Christmas crochet ideas for holiday markets and add some festive cheer to your craft fair display.
All of these Christmas crochet patterns are made with bulky weight yarns or above. This means they work up quickly so you can fill your craft fair booth or online shop in no time. This not only lowers your labor costs in your crochet business, but it allows you to spend more time with your friends and loved ones during the holidays. You can’t put a price on that.
In this collection of patterns, there’s festive home decor, simple Christmas gifts, and two options for crochet Christmas stockings. Whether your target customer prefers something bright and colorful, classic and sophisticated, or rustic, I’ve included a variety of styles. Customize them with your signature colors and you’re all set!
And of course, a well-rounded craft fair inventory includes items at different price points. So although they’re all relatively quick and easy to make, you’ll find both smaller and larger items so you can fill in the gaps in your inventory.
Are You Making These Common Etsy Mistakes?
Etsy sellers, you work so hard and put so much care into your crochet products. If you’re here, you’re looking for the best crochet ideas to sell, and that’s an important piece of your success. But you can make beautifully-crafted products with top selling crochet patterns and people still may not find your Etsy shop if you make a few common mistakes. Fortunately, those mistakes can be fixed and I’ll tell you how!
If your Etsy shop is not getting the traffic you want, don’t miss the latest episode of Crochet Business Chat, where you can learn more about what not to do on Etsy. There, I share three simple things you can do to make your listings pop and get your products seen by more potential customers.
While you’re listening, pick up your hook and start filling your inventory for the holidays! I hope that you will find inspiration in these Christmas crochet ideas for holiday markets (and Etsy, too)!
Fill Your Holiday Market Booth with These Christmas Crochet Ideas
Amigurumi Crochet Ideas to Make and Sell
If you love to make amigurumi but want to produce a lot of inventory in less time, these 20 patterns are for you! All of these cute crochet stuffies work up quickly with thick yarns, saving you time, which increases the profits on your crochet business!
Amigirumi don't get much easier than this super-sized kitty pillow in jumbo blanket yarn! It's made in just 9 rounds with a 19 mm hook. For smaller kitties that still work up quickly, you could also use bulky or super bulky yarn.
Maple the Monster is perfect for snuggling! It's about 16 inches tall and worked in a jumbo sized super soft yarn. You can easily make one in just 3 to 5 hours. Play with different colors and facial expressions to create one-of-a-kind crochet cuddly animal buddies.
This little orca is a quick easy crochet project. You can make several in one evening while watching tv. It's a fantastic stash-busting project, which requires only a few yards of yarn. You can also add a keychain to boost its practicality.
If your customers love ocean life, like the orca plushie above, this giant shark makes a great opportunity for an upsell! ! Because it's made in super bulky weight chenille, you can make a huge shark stuffie in relatively little time. And because of its scale, you can command a higher price tag.
Here's yet another option for those whose customers love sea life. Super bulky velvet yarn makes this sweet little narwhal its small but still squishy. And despite all its details, there is no sewing required!
This hatching penguin plush jumps on the surprise egg trend and is fun and interactive for little hands. If you prefer a different hatching character, the designer also offers chick, owl, and cardinal options in her shop.