Last Saturday was Fe-line Women’s Christmas Frock ‘n’ Roll and I was lucky enough to have a stall for my crafty little bits and pieces. It was only the second time that I’d had a stall anywhere so had the same worries that I’d had before: What if I didn’t have enough stock? What if no one bought anything of mine? What if I sold out? (Okay, this last one would be awesome! But I worry about everything!) I always worry about not having enough stock, & just like last time, had left making things to the last minute. I had a new range in scarves that I’d been working on, but I hadn’t even started the final one by Saturday (though I was half way through by the end of the end of the day!). I hadn’t made any jewellery in ages and wanted to add some mobile phone covers to by collection. So in the run up the Frock’n’Roll, I was crafting like it was going out of fashion! The end result? I had more than enough stock!
Not bad huh?! I was sharing my stall with Carol from Beyond Bubbles, who hand makes her own soaps, using all natural ingredients. I think the stall looked, & smelt, pretty good. I was right by the entrance to the stall area, so wanted my stall to be as eye catching as possible. The scarves were a great hit, as they are so tactile! Almost everyone came up & felt the softness of the scarves. They were quite popular & I sold the red one quite quickly, with one of the blue ones not too long after. I sold some jewellery too, which is great, and some of it was older stock.
I had hoped that some of my newer pieces would sell too, but they didn’t. Either way, I still like my new creations & have updated my Folksy shop so if you like something in the picture, then feel free to hop over there & take a look!
My scarves are my absolute favourite thing though. I love the brightness of the red and am tempted to buy more red wool and knit another. I’m halfway through the purple one and hope to list that buy the end of the week. They are relatively simple to knit, even though they take about 8 hours of knitting each. I’m glad they were popular and am hoping that those who were umming and ahhing over them on Saturday will buy them on-line! They are really soft and super toasty. Perfect for this icy weather!