Friday, January 18, 2008

Number 1!!!

Can you hear me squeal with excitement?!!!


Well, I am! Remember back when Katie Himmelberg (Assistant Editor of Interweave Knits and Style Editor of knitscene) contacted ME for samples for the Spring issue of knitscene? Well… I finally got my hands on a copy and didn't have to flip too far until I came across this…




WEEEEeeee! I didn't realize they were doing a little write up of my Knitterella Gift Tags in the Staff Picks section AND I totally didn't realize I was going to be put as the Number 1 Pick!!!! I'm just thrilled!!!!! What an major compliment and honor! THANK YOU KNITSCENE!- I will definitely have to post this in my BUZZ section!

My Knitterella Gift Tags are my best sellers. If you don't have some in your knitting bag you should! Post a comment (if you saw me in knitscene let me know that too). I will draw 3 names Monday evening and send a tin of Knitterella Knit (or Crochet) Gift Tags your way!

Have a great weekend! I'm off to read my little write up for the 100th time - see ya Monday!

P.S. There are a lot of cool patterns in this issue too. I plan on casting on for Phiaro Scarf this weekend. (hey, it's a design by Katie Himmelberg - bonus!)

29 comments:

Anonymous said...

I did see the write up in the magazine and felt honored that I actually know a famous person such as you! I've used your tags on numerous knitted and crocheted gifts and the recipients always ask where I got them.

Sarah Jackson said...

congrats!!! Good for you! You make such a cute product and I'm glad to see you getting press.

peaknits said...

What a wonderful honor - nice job! I may have to grab up this magazine just because you got #1 - I kind of know a celebrity/ well, in a cyberly way - pinch me :)

Cetta said...

I did a double-take when I saw them and it took me a minute to realize, "Hey! I read her blog!"

Congratulations :)

LeeAnn said...

Congratulations! I'd be carrying that mag around and showing complete strangers! :)

Sarah (Sally's daughter) said...

Congrats! The first time I saw these adorable tags was on a gift from my mom. Hope you have plenty ready for all the people who'll be clamoring to buy them now.

momoftwinz said...

Wow...what an awesome write-up! That is definitely something to be proud of! Congrats!

The Dukes Family said...

Congratulations! I love your blog and check it daily for inspiration. Love those tags ... hope I win but if not, I'll have to order some for my handmade goodies.

Knitting Diva said...

Congratulations! I did see your tags in the magazine and told my friend,"Hey, she is a sister blogger that I visit"!

Enjoy every moment of your Celebrity Status!

beki said...

That's awesome! I'll have to keep a look out for that magazine!

Sarah said...

Congratulations! What a thrill~ and what a great idea. Off to checkout your shop.

That issue of Knitscene is great. There are several things in there I would love to knit. The scarf you mentioned being one of them.

a friend to knit with said...

jill! i am soooo excited and happy for you! that is fantastic!!!!!! they are super great, and you deserve to be NUMBER ONE!!!

Carrie S. said...

Wheeeeee! How awesome is that! Congratulations! I'm going to Border's today and I will search that mag out and make it mine, darn it! ;)

Anya said...

did my comment publish??? it basically said you're awesome and then it disappeared :( CONGRATS!!! you so deserve it. I love my tags, have to get more :)

knit chick said...

I didn't see the write up in Knitscene, but I have the notecards & I read your blog. Congrats on being #1!!!

Heather said...

Didn't see the magazine...but just want to send you congrats!! That is awesome!

Denise said...

oooheeee, I know someone famous :-) Well, I don't actually 'know' you, but you've got me on your blog list, and that makes us instant friends. I'm so happy for you, and can feel your excitement from here, and so you should be. I can't imagine every being mentioned in a magazine, top spot to boot! Well done, and congrats.
I will be out searching for a copy of KnitScene tomorrow ;-)
Hugs

Marmee said...

Congratulations! What a surprise, not to know they were going to write about you and open up the magazine and see you took first place!
I love your blog, great place to stop and have coffee.

Anonymous said...

Congratulations. I love your tags.

Ashley said...

Jill, that is great! I love showing your work off to my friends and boasting that I once worked with you at Lily Lane :)
I was just hired at A Piece of Ewe and start this Thursday! Look for me on Tuesdays, Fridays, and some Saturdays.

hook & needle said...

Congrats! But I have to say I'm not surprised. I mean, look how cute they are! :)

But what a thrill, and number one, no less! Way to go!

Sara said...

Jill,
Congratulations! I picked up the issue a couple of weeks ago and had totally forgotten your mention of being contacted regarding this. I was pleasantly surprised to open it up and see your tags. Makes me feel proud to have gone to school with such a talented person! Way to go! I am currently in the process of casting on the Frontier Blues Jacket. I am hoping to give it to my mom, for Mother's Day if I get really ambitious or for her birthday at the end of the year if it takes me a bit longer.

Keep up the great work!
Sara

Keely said...

Congratulations! No wonder though, your gift tags are gorgeous! I did see you in the magazine and I was all like wow, that's the girl who's blog I read all the time. My husband was just like huh? Then when I showed him the tags he was like oh actually, they're cool, you should put those on the stuff you knit for presents. High praise indeed from someone who curses the fact he's married to a knitter, and so has an aversion to anything to do with knitting. Maybe he was just excited it wasn't yarn!

seashoreknits said...

Number 1 pick!! All riiiight!! Congratulations on a super cute idea - love your tags. Can't imagine how thrilled you must be with the Knitscene highlight.

wishiwerebuffy said...

I saw it when I got my Knitscene, and I did a little happy dance for you.
I didn't realize you didn't know it, or I would've emailed you the excitement!

Felicia said...

Congratulations :)

Bea said...

That is SO awesome! Congratulations, you deserve this recognition, I love all your little creations, you are an extremely creative person :D

StarSpry said...

Congratulations!!! How very cool that you were the number 1 pick :D I do love your gift tags!

knittin gin said...

I am so thrilled for you!! I'm sorry it's taken me so long to see this post and to comment. I'm running out to snag my copy of Knitscene!