I had no idea the two brand new patterns that I released yesterday on Ravelery would be so popular!  They were both on the VERY FIRST page of the “Hot Right Now” page.  TheTrixie Cowl in knitting and the Pinked Edge Scarf in crochet.  I couldn’t resist a screen shot:

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I have been so quiet and shy about my patterns.  They have been in the works for awhile, but the whole self promotion thing really scares me.  I also find putting myself out there on the web very intimidating, since I am a bit clueless about it all.  I do so much better in person, which was great for my first pattern, the Polka Spot Scarf, I released that one at the end of October 2011.  I posted it on Ravelry and put a sample out at Bobbin’s Nest.  The pattern sold well through the store, customers could see and feel the actual sample and ask me any questions they had.   Now that the physical Bobbin’s Nest store is closed, I can’t do that, so it forced me to go online with everything.  It is a good thing, because I have had to step out of my comfort zone and put my patterns out into the much larger audience of the internet.  It feels good to see my patterns received so well online.  Thanks!

I am working on making my pattern available here on the blog.  That way you don’t have to be a member of Ravelry to purchase and the transaction goes securely through Paypal.  Tomorrow all five of them should be up here.  Please check back.