Monday, February 22, 2010

EAOC's Monday Spotlight

Meet EAOC Artist:  Ken Jones

Homespun 'Harvest' Cocoon Sweater

Tell us about yourself.
My name is Ken Jones (That Crochet Guy). Been crocheting since I was 17, and I am a CYCA Certified Crochet Teacher for 10 yrs.

What are you currently doing besides your creative craft?
That's pretty much it.

What is the address for your Etsy shop?

What do you offer in your Etsy shop?
 Crochet patterns and a few items

Where do you create?
At home

Where do you find your inspiration?
All over

How did you get started in your line of business?
By some encouragement from some friends 

How do you promote your business?
Don't really promote.

What is one of your most important lessons you've learned since starting your business?
Have patience.

What advice would you give someone just starting out?
Have patience

What are some of your favorite online shops on and off Etsy?
None, so far.

What are your other sites (i.e. Blogger, Wordpress, Facebook, Twitter)?

Ravelry ID: CrochetGuy

Congratulations, Ken, on being today's featured artist!

Tune in on Wednesday for EAOC's next featured artist. 


Lisa Abdul-Quddus said...

Thanks for taking time out to do the interview Ken. Your Homespun Harvest Cocoon Sweater is beautiful. Keep up the good work!

'THAT CROCHET GUY!!' said...


Georgette Jones said...

Wow, that Harvest Cocoon Sweater Rocks! Thank you, Ken, for your beautiful work! And thank you, EAOC, for interviewing artists of color, as I personally feel they are ignored on other blogs that interview artists! Just keeping it real!

Kaati Rocketts said...

I wish I lived in Philly so I could take lessons from you, Ken! I followed your personal blog. I'm looking forward to seeing more of your projects.


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