About The Lopsided Crafter/FAQ

Who we are

Hello and Welcome to The Lopsided Crafter!

We are so happy you stopped by!!  Our hope is that you will find this site full of information related to crochet, knitting, and our love for yarn!
The Lopsided Crafter got its start on Youtube in 2018 and since then has become a brand that focuses on creativity, community over competition, crafting for mental health and all things crafty! 
I’m Erica, AKA The Lopsided Crafter! I am an indie yarn dyer, crochet and knit designer, blogger, and more! Be sure to follow us on all the Socials.

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which The Lopsided Crafter collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of thelopsidedcrafter.com website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by The Lopsided Crafter.

Thelopsidedcrafter.com may collect information from Users in multiple ways, including when a User visits the Site in the form of cookies, when a User subscribes the newsletter or fills out a form. Users may be asked for, where appropriate and always given voluntarily, to provide email addresses and names but it is also possible to browse the Site anonymously. thelopsidedcrafter.com only requires you to register or provide credit card information when purchasing from our store. However, your financial information is secure an encrypted.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form. Please do not post your email address in the comments as we can not control someone else getting is and using it for spamming purposes.

I love reading all your comments! But I don’t like spam or profanity in my comments section. Please keep language to PG-13 and ABSOLUTELY no spamming! If you go outside of these parameters your comments will be deleted.

Cookies

Thelopsidedcrafter.com may use cookies to enhance User experience. Cookies are small files that a site or service provider transfers to your computer’s web browser (if you allow) that enables them to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

Thelopsidedcrafter.com does not collect data beyond what is provided by you. Your information will not be sold

Policy Changes

We reserve the right to change our policies without prior notice

Copyright

All blog posts, pictures, patterns, etc belong to The Lopsided Crafter, unless otherwise stated. All rights reserved 2018-2022

Pattern Purchases

All pattern purchases are conducted via third-party websites such as Ravelry, Love Crafts, and or Etsy. Those websites will have their own methods of information collection and privacy policies. They do not share information beyond the confirmation of purchasing with Thelopsidedcrafter.com. To aid in assistance in patterns, Thelopsidedcrafter.com may asked for a name and email address to confirm the pattern purchases on these websites. 

Free Patterns

We offer free patterns on this site. However, in order offset these free patterns and continue to bring you free content we must bring in revenue. We do this in several ways- Hand Dyed Yarn, Google Ads, and downloadable PDF patterns from the 3rd party listing in the Pattern Purchases area.

Google ADSense

Some of the ads may be served by Google. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to Users based on their visit to our Site and other sites on the Internet. DART uses “non personally identifiable information” and does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, etc. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

My Pattern’s Policy

You MAY sell items made from my patterns. BUT you must link back to thelopsidedcrafter.com to give proper credit to me, the designer.

You MAY NOT use my pictures to promote your makes. Nor are you allowed to adapt any of my patterns and call them your own.

Mailing Policy

Our current mailing schedule is Wednesday’s and Friday’s. All items listed in our shop are “Ready to Ship” unless otherwise noted ( Subscriptions are sent out once a month). All items are shipped via Pirate Ship. You will be provided a tracking number. Please note that we are not responsible for lost or stolen packages once they leave our hands. But we will work with you to come up with a solution.

Refunds and Returns

All sales are final. We DO NOT accept returns or offer refunds on any items in our shop. If your item was damaged in transit, please, contact us and we may be able to work something out. But you must be willing to pay for the return shipping to us. Pictures will need to be provided.