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  • Free Knit and Crochet Pumpkin Patterns

    Do you love decorating for fall? Well you can’t have a fall decor moment without pumpkins! Am I right? In this round up of free crochet and knit patterns I am sure you will find the pumpkin that matches your aesthetic for fall decor 🙂 This way to the Pumpkin Patch! Instagram: @Taylor Lynn Crochet | Email: Taylorlynncrafts@gmail.com *This […]

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    Overhead Filming – Setups for any space or budget

    When I started this blog and decided I wanted to try my hand at video tutorials I ran into one major roadblock. How do you get that nice overhead shot when filming? I tried angling my tripod down as far as it could go, I tried tying it sideways to a table and working on […]

  • How to Build Stock for Markets and Busy Season

    Hands down my number one asked question about markets is “How do I prep for one?”. You may have heard me answer this in Tuesday Talks in the Ash and Tay Facebook group, or even on Instagram lives before, but I wanted to get a good well laid out plan for you all to follow. […]

  • 10 Scrunchie Display Ideas

    Scrunchies have been so on trend this past year. They have been my top sellers at my last few markets, so needless to say I have plenty stocked up for my upcoming markets. Check out the 10 scrunchie display ideas I created below for you to use at your next craft show! Also I used […]

  • Must-Have Camera Equipment | 2019

    Finding the right equipment and camera for filming and photographs for my shop was hard. I didn’t know how to operate a DSLR camera. I felt like my phone camera image quality wasn’t sharp enough. My lighting was terrible. My audio quality was blah. I have learned so much over the last three years about […]

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    Why Designers Charge For Patterns

    “Why do you charge for patterns? Why can’t you just give them to us for free?”. This is a question I get in my private messages on Facebook, DM’s on Instagram, and even occasionally via email almost weekly. I talked to many fellow crochet and knitwear designers about this topic and it seems this sort […]

  • Spring Craft Market Recap

    This is the third and final part of my Spring Market Vlog series. I am so happy to have it all posted for you, and all within 10 days of my craft market! I’m sure ten days sounds like a lot but let me tell ya… my computer crashed at least 4 times and I […]

  • Spring Craft Market – The Market

    Part 2 in my spring craft market series is now here! Check out the you-tube video below to see what market day is like. I show you the setup and breakdown of my booth as well as some in between craft market stuff. I seriously love setting up my booth space at markets. It brings […]

  • Spring Craft Market – The before

    Spring craft markets can be scary for us crochet and knitwear sellers. We generally love making winter wearables with bulky yarns. Spring markets aren’t meant for our lionbrand thick n quick projects…. or are they? This is a question I get so often, “What should I bring to a spring market?”. I finally have an […]

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    Streamline Your Tagging Process

    I have wanted to change my pricing for months, but the thought of having to remove my old tags, make new ones, then apply them to all my items one by one was daunting. It was so daunting that I put it off for months. Now I streamlined my tagging process to make this task […]