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October update

Earn more with the PlanetJune Affiliate program

Did you know you can join the PlanetJune Affiliate program, and make 5% of the total of any orders that come when you refer people to my shop?

When I sent out the third-quarter payments to members,ย I noticed that some affiliates hadn’t reached the $2 minimum for payout, and a few hadn’t made any sales through their affiliate links. I want you to succeed – larger affiliate payments to you means more new customers for me, so we all win!

I’ve come up with some Top Earning Tips to help you earn more through the program. If youโ€™re a new affiliate, or would like to earn more through the program, read on for my top 3 tips for success…

Go to PlanetJune Affiliates: Top Earning Tips >>

Review and Win contest

October’s ‘Review and Win’ winner is Brigitta W, with her review of the pattern that launched my PlanetJune business, Fuzzy Bear:

fuzzy bear amigurumi crochet pattern by planetjune

Just finished my first bear and it looks just like the pictures! (which is not always the case, lol) The pattern is written so well and was so easy to follow I completed the bear in only a couple of hours. As it was for a baby I used a soft baby yarn with very little fuzz. (I didn’t want alot of fuzz for the baby to suck on) Although the stiches could be seen it did not take away fron the cuteness of the bear. I also stictched on the eyes and nose with yarn (and thanks to Junes recent post on eye placement, went very smoothly) I did have a little trouble with attaching the pieces but nothing that caused a great problem and I figured out some tricks to help me the next time. This will be a pattern I will use again and again. I highly recomend it!

Congrats Brigitta – I’ll email you to find out which pattern you’d like as your prize ๐Ÿ™‚

To be entered into this month’s draw for a free pattern of your choice, just write a review of any product in my shop – thank you!

New Donationware

With Christmas approaching, I wanted to make sure I had all my seasonal craft tutorials available as easy-to-print donationware for you. Now you can find all 5 Poinsettias (made with crochet, punchneedle, beaded, felt, and polymer clay) and my Pom-Pom Christmas Tree instructions available as PDFs in the shop for a minimum donation of $1 apiece:

crochet poinsettia by planetjune polymer clay poinsettia by planetjune punchneedle poinsettia by planetjune
felt poinsettia by planetjune beaded poinsettia by planetjune pom-pom christmas tree by planetjune

You can easily find them all – and my other seasonal patterns – by searching for Christmas in my shop.

And my new Christmas crochet pattern is on its way too – all being well, I hope to launch it later this week…


  1. Chrisie said

    Happy to be a part of the affiliate program! And I love all of the beautiful poinsettias… I’ve made the felt one and it turned out so good!

  2. Congrats Brigitta!!!

    All your Poinsettias look gorgeous in one place! ๐Ÿ˜€ I’ve tried a couple of them already, and would love to try the rest! Maybe someday ๐Ÿ˜‰

  3. Bri said

    Yipee!!!!!!! I’m so excited to win your review contest. So hard trying to decide which pattern to pick. The kids have been giving me their choices (and of course nobody is picking the same ones, ha!). WE’ve worked out an agreement though and next payday i will pick out a couple of the other patterns they like. Meanwhile for my free pattern could i please have the fuzzy monkeys. :o) Thank you!

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