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Need some ideas

February 5th, 2018 at 04:01 pm

As you may have guessed, I'm pretty involved in my church. Two things our ladies guild does is have a rummage sale in June and a Christmas Bazaar in January.

Two Christmases ago I crocheted little crochet thread ornaments and put them on Christmas trees and donated them. The trees sold, but I think I paid more for the trees than what they got at the bazaar. I bought the trees at thrift stores and an estate sale, but I felt like I did a lot of work for nothing. I also found a candlewick stocking and did it and donated it and it sold.

This year with leftover yarn from the hats we make in the knitting group, I crocheted dish clothes. I think I donated over 30 and they all sold. So, I'm going to continue to make those.

But, I was wondering if you have some ideas on other easy things to make that I can try and donate to either the rummage sale or bazaar. Are there certain things you like?

Thanks in advance.

6 Responses to “Need some ideas”

  1. CB in the City Says:

    You know, my aunts used to crochet hanger covers. They were really nice for hanging slippery items and knits. I haven't seen any in ages. Could you do that?

  2. rob62521 Says:

    Now, that's an idea. I will have to see if I can find a pattern, CB. Thanks for the suggestion!

  3. snafu Says:

    It's hard to know what will sell in a specific market. I'm seeing lots of women wearing pink or multi colored knit, ' Cat' slouch hats. I'm thinking they are making/wearing, so popular at rallies. Friends that went to friend's Super Bowl party commented on host having knit/crochet men's slippers for guests. If you live in a region with snow boots these are easily stuffed into pockets.

    Teen guys here wear 'traveller' scarves [long, block, dull colors, no fringe] . Teen girls have small 2" or so favorite/meaningful knit animal or Zodiac figure on a key ring/chain, attached to note books/cell phone/backpack, zip on puffy ski jacket etc.

    What will be cute accessory fall 2018?

  4. creditcardfree Says:

    I would suggest looking on Pinterest for ideas!

  5. PatientSaver Says:

    Pot holders?

    Cell phone carriers?

  6. rob62521 Says:

    Thanks for the ideas! I appreciate it.

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