Buying Hand-Dyed Yarn

Buying Hand-Dyed Yarn

Now that you know about what the different dyeing techniques create in a skein, it’s time to take this knowledge and buy some hand-dyed yarns. This the 2nd post in my 4-part series Creating with Hand-Dyed Yarns. If you missed the 1st, go back and read Understanding The Terms. My goal with this series is…

Crafting Compelling Emails

Crafting Compelling Emails

Let’s talk a bit more in-depth about email marketing. I feel strongly that anyone running a business today, especially a yarn-based business, must include email in their marketing toolbox. It gives you a direct line to your customers, who have told you they want to hear from you by joining your list. So, SEND THEM…

Five Favorite Marketing Tips

Five Favorite Marketing Tips

Today I’m sharing my Five Favorite Marketing Tips for yarn-based businesses like yarn shops, indie dyers, pattern designers, and anyone else who makes their living in and around the yarn world. Over the past several months, I’ve spoken with several clients to help them improve the marketing for their shops and yarn dyeing businesses, and…

What is Maridee Creates?

What is Maridee Creates?

Welcome to my creative space, Maridee Creates! I’m Maridee, and most of you know me as the Yarnover Truck’s owner, which closed in July of 2022. Since then, I’ve spent time trying to decide what I wanted to do next, and I had a hard time picking just one thing, so I didn’t. Instead, I’ve…