Friday Open Discussion: What do you call yourself?

I’ve participated in variations on this conversation before but I think it’s an important one so I’m making it this week’s Friday Open Discussion. The topic is: what do you call yourself?

What I mean is, how do you refer to your crochet work when talking to others? Do you call yourself a crocheter, an artist, an artisan, a fiber artist, a crafter, a maker, a creator, a small business owner … or something else?

Why do you choose the terms that you do? Do they differ depending on the audience you’re speaking to? Does using any of the other terms make you feel uncomfortable?

I believe wholeheartedly that the words that we choose have power. So I ask … what do you call yourself? And why?

Discuss …

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Kathryn

San Francisco based and crochet-obsessed writer, dreamer and creative spirit!
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