There was some good news in Knitsville – the mammogram came back normal. I still have to call and make the appointment for the sleep study and I will get to that on Monday. In the meantime, there are goings on in the town square.
I am up to sale #657. That is headed towards 1000. I know it seems like the four digit breakthrough is a far way off but I have to admit to getting a little excited. I don’t think it’s going to hit this year – because as exciting as thinking about hitting 1000 sales is, the thought of 343 sales in the last 10 weeks of the year leaves me somewhere between nauseous and getting a new identity and moving to Iowa. (Nothing against Iowa – they have bridges and stuff.) By comparison, from this time last year to the end of last year, I had 167 orders which is probably 200 sales and that had me nearly insane. So adding 100+ isn’t good for anybody. It would be great for the bank account to the tune of 2k but a girl has limits.
I photographed two hats today so that’s four new items that have to be placed in the shop. I have a method to the madness but it may not work out the way I’m thinking because math being what is won’t let it add up. I have a dozen expired listings with a dozen more expiring within the next seven days. I had the thought of renewing all of them before adding new items but the way they roll and because I only list two items per day, I don’t think I will ever catch up in time to introduce new items for a while. So, I need to adapt the plan so I can get some new items up since the cooler weather is finally making a showing
and I need new items to refresh the shop and keep it relevant. I am going to amass a few more items and then start putting them into the shop – one renewed item, one new item – but I think I need about ten new things. Here’s a photo of another new thing going – a watch cap. See how I snuck in a new photo? (Yes, I know sneaked but I like snuck better and it’s my blog.)
Currently, there are two things on the needles. There’s a cable hat for an order and on the hook, there’s a baby cocoon. Miss April had a pattern that looked really easy and she did two of them already and they looked really cute. They are for One Gift Shop Plaza and I think they will be a great addition. The next thing to get started is a prayer shawl for an order.
I actually got in two workouts this week and hopefully that will be a trend to continue. It depends on when I get to stop working and that doesn’t happen until I complete a project or have the day off from knitting. I had the day off yesterday so I was able to get a workout done and I finished one of the caps today and the first thing on the list was exercise so I got it in. It was a lambada class and it looked like it was out of the 80’s – part of the exercise I got in was laughing – very aerobic.