Friday, September 26, 2008

small bird goes to market

I joined the second storie} crew yesterday evening to have another go at the South Wedge Farmer's Market. I was the "featured artist" in August, but it rained cats and dogs and I wound up packing it in early. So they let me have a do-over! The weather couldn't have been more perfect and there's never a shortage of interesting people and goings-on in the South Wedge. All in all, it was a pleasant way to spend a Thursday evening. I plan on joining up with second storie} again on November 29th and 30th for their Indie Market. It sounds like it's going to be kind of a big deal.

Speaking of big deals...this is a milestone (of sorts) for me...Oh, I know, I know...Etsy hearts don't really mean anything...and you shouldn't base your Etsian self-worth on how many people "heart" you, but...a thousand?? Kinda cool for little old me.

Time to sit is time to knit, so I did work on a sleeve of Assemblage while I was at the market. I did have two sleeves almost finished, but I had to rip one out. I think with all my stopping and starting and piecing together of this cardigan, I accidentally used the wrong needle size for one of my sleeves. Boo. So Assemblage is coming along...but slowly.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

A thousand hearts, what fun! Looking forward to seeing Assemblage done. I hope it's a knock out success after all that knitting!

1:20 PM  
Blogger Smuddpie said...

Yes, thats very cool! Congratulations!

6:39 PM  
Blogger t does wool said...

here's wishing you 1000 more!

8:31 AM  
Anonymous erin michelle said...

awww when i get my shoppe up and running, i'll make it 1001 (or 2 or 3 or whatever it is by that time -- which is presuming it happens SOON) -- i hate to admit i am as motivated by jealously as i probably am, but i'm going to spend tonight holed up in the fort, working my little fingers to the bone on TD : ) wish me luck. you are amazing.

5:46 PM  
Blogger joAnn said...

it was so great spending the afternoon with you - even if we didn't get many chances to talk! and if our next second storie event is a big deal it will only be because of fantastic vendors like you! i simply can't wait...

5:52 PM  
Blogger a friend to knit with said...

oh, not surprising so many people heart you!

can't wait to see assemblage!

11:47 AM  
Anonymous tiennie said...

Very cool on having a thousand etsy hearts - very deserved!

8:12 PM  

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