Agritourism is the fastest growing segment of revenue for small farms in America (according to the USDA). People want to pay for experiences, and are looking for new things to do on the weekend.

Help meet their needs while simultaneously increasing your farm revenue - with Agritourism
This online resource will teach you how.

Teach Your Guests How to Crochet

Offering a class in crochet is an excellent source of revenue and what could offer a more farm-like feel than crochet? Here’s how to teach your guests how to crochet:

  1. Start by a slip knot then lay it down and loop it. Make sure your short piece (the tail) is on top. Filip the entire piece down and onto the longer yarn and grab the middle between your forefinger and thumb. Pull the middle one out gently and hand on to the tail, pulling the loop tight.
  2. Pick up the loop in your left hand while you slide the hook into the loop, tightening it around the hook. Be careful not to pull too tightly.
  3. Hold the thread and turn the long side around your little finger and twist it around your index finger. Grand the tail with your middle and ring fingers then hold the hook in your right hand.
  4. Make a chair by twisting the thread around the hook and pulling it though the loop.
  5. Finish the chain by continuing the second loop by pulling the thread through the second loop. Keep at it until you form a chain.
  6. Begin the second row by inserting the hook in the second chain from the hook and you will have two loops around your hook.
  7. Simply catch the yarn by using your left hand with the hook and then pull it through the first loop. Catch the yarn again with your hook then pull it through both loops. Repeat until you get to the very end of the row that is chained.
  8. Cut the long side of the yarn and pull it through the loops.

This is just one of the classes you can offer to your visitors. Remember, your relation with your customer is really important, and without establishing a proper relationship, you won’t be able to get the results you want.