I decided it was time to get (more) serious about my knitting and designing.  Behold:

In addition to the hat stands, I invested in some business cards, pointing people to my patterns and knits for sale.  Fun!  (Though I haven’t sold a darn thing in weeks!)

Meanwhile, you may have noticed I’ve been on a hat-making craze.  Here are a couple of recent ones:

I’m partly gearing up for the craft fair at my kids’ school and partly just enjoying the instant gratification and stash-busting these quick projects provide.  I’ve also been practicing with a photography lighting kit my dad got us — my non-modeled FO photos are improving, I think.

I still want to make Iced, by the way.  I’m just enjoying these hats too much to take the plunge with a garment-sized yarn purchase.