Knitting understated pieces for the art-to-wear market is a peculiar thing to do for a living. If I were to break it down, I really just design a sweater that I want to wear, I get really inspired about that new design, the yarns, colors and look/feel of the piece, then I make a bunch of those sweaters. It's honestly quite a self-centered, solitary process. Then comes the sticky wicket of selling this work. (I have extraordinary yarn bills!) This is the confession part. Selling - to me it's kind of a surprising secondary piece where my brain grinds to a sputtering ball of confusion. My eyes start to roll in my head when I hear words like "branding", "marketing," "advertising," "strategy," "competition." Ha, but I am not alone in my endeavor! I have wonderful friends and allies who encourage me in an effort to get these quiet sweaters out into the world. My treasured circle of allies has widened within the last couple of months. I am greatly honored and delighted to have my work included in two on-line market places - Artful Home and Selvedge Magazine Artisan Emporium. So, I carry on my little knitting path feeling quite fortunate for another day in the studio.