Wednesday, December 11, 2013

31 Days of Sensational Shops - Tiger Knitty

31 Days of Sensational Shops is a month long tour of geeky, fantasy and/or monster-filled shops in December. Please stick around to learn more about today's Sensational Shop!

Today's Sensational Shop is Tiger Knitty - run by Shelly M!

Tell us about you - the creator!

I come from a small town with almost nothing to do, unless you wanted to drive for an hour + when I started knitting - I wasn't quite as bored. I started knitting because I wanted to make a Tom Baker/doctor who scarf for my dad...I could sit in my room with some music and knit for hours. ...Quite and shy nerdy type. 

Describe your shop and what you sell

mostly knitted goods - both wearables and for the home. All hand done by me. Working on creating a more cohesive style, focusing on nerdy and geeky inspired scarves and home goods. 

What is your favorite item to make? Why?

Mostly scarves and shawls - there are so many ways to do it - from simple stripes to intricate lace. but sometimes I like to make coasters and such too for the instant gratification. 

How and when did you start your business?

Started a year or two ago - started on etsy, found that it wasn't really working for me, found storenvy and havn't looked back. I love to knit but friends and family only need so much of it. 

Anything else you would like to add?

I do like to take commissions as well, so if you like my work but can't see a style you want - I'd be glad to work with you to create something really special and one of a kind.

Where can buyers find you?

Thank you so much for coming to meet Shelly M. of Tiger Knitty! Come by tomorrow to meet a new Sensational Shop!