With time in my hands I dug out the knitting needles and began knitting socks. Bed socks and boot socks… friend
s and family just loved them and begged for “just one more pair”.
Once I got friends and family well heeled and began to accumulate many pair of ladies size 7 to 9 cozy hand knit socks… with a huge leap of faith… I rolled out the SlicKnits sock shops at both Zibbet.com and Etsy.com
I already had had a presence at Etsy in my Bauble Bin Beads shop (August of 2011). That business took off like a rocket. The success of Bauble Bin Beads allowed me to open SlicKnits where I happily sell my popular Canadian hand knit ladies socks to new friends around the world.
I knit all the socks and mittens myself without outside manufacturing assistance. This shop produces truly handmade items and there is no outsourcing or off shore manufacturing involved in the process. I operate a truly handmade cottage industry shop. The sock and mitten designs are also my very own.
Etsy and Zibbet have turned out to be a perfect fit and have provided me with a wonderful new beginning where friendships are abundant… where other sellers offer a helping hand to those who might be struggling… and a wonderful environment in which to conduct a line of successful businesses.
Do I love online selling? Yep, I sure do and just cannot wipe this silly grin off my face when I jump out of bed each morning and get busy with my shops. Talk about happy ending… I’m living one. Oh, did I forget to mention I’m Canadian?
I knit like I breathe…. effortlessly