# How do you price crochet items?

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## How much should you charge for crochet items?

Charging per hour at a rate of \$12.00

Charging by the hour is a better choice than the previous option. You won’t have to do any fancy calculations to figure out how much to get paid. Charging by the hour takes into account how much time you put into your customer crochet creation.

## How do I price my crochet?

3x the cost of your materials. Why this doesn’t work – if it costs you \$40 in yarn to make a blanket, but takes 20 hours to crochet that blanket. \$40 * 3 = \$120, or \$200 for your time + \$40 in materials = \$240.

## How do you price handmade items?

In her Tips for Pricing your Handmade Goods blog on Craftsy, artesian entrepreneur Ashley Martineau suggests this formula:

1. Cost of supplies + \$10 per hour time spent = Price A.
2. Cost of supplies x 3 = Price B.
3. Price A + Price B divided by 2 (to get the average between these two prices) = Price C.

## How do I sell my crochet items?

Here are a few ways you can begin:

Instagram– This is a social media outlet that is a perfect place to showcase your items and get them sold. Facebook Market Place– This is like an online garage sale. Post your items, name your price, and see what sells. Partner with local shops- to possibly carry your crochet items.

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## Do you wash crochet items before selling?

If you received the crochet item as a gift or purchased it at a craft fair, ask the crafter or seller. Items made from unknown content should be hand-washed in cold water and dried flat. Regular wool must be washed by hand in cold water to avoid felting and shrinking.

## How much should I sell my crochet dishcloths?

But if you do some research, you could reasonably get \$5.00 for a washcloth – and it’s more likely to sell in a set of 2 (or 3 if you crochet faster) for \$10.00. One rule in selling is “it’s only worth what someone will pay for it”.