1NEWS – The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly changed a lot of people. It’s not just a matter of being clean, but about opening a new business with the skills you have.
This was experienced by Sri Devi Chairani who is familiarly called Devi. Thanks to the yarn costing Rp. 10 thousand, he started a business and was successful as a young entrepreneur.
He started to make hand knitwear under the brand name October Twenty in Medan, after being kicked out as an employee at a company in Bandung.
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“Initially, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, I stopped working in Bandung. Finally returned to Medan in October 2020 to continue this hobby of knitting,” said Devi to 1NEWS, Sunday (3/10).
He claimed to have been pursuing a hobby of knitting since high school. With YouTube and mother’s guidance, Devi was finally able to make money from her hobby.
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“When I returned to Medan, I was confused about what to do at that time. Because it was difficult to find work, I ended up making fun knitting bags for myself. It turns out that a lot of people are interested,” he said.
After her work was appreciated and appreciated by others, Devi finally thought of trying to make her hobby a business.
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“I thought that this could be made into a business. Yes, rather than doing nothing I thought. Finally, I bought yarn from the remaining savings and made some knitting samples,” he said.
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