Category Archives: Contest

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Roland and the Huge & Huggable Mochimochi Giveaway

I'm pretty sure that you could hear my exclamations from SPACE when we got our first copy of Anna Hrachovec's new book "Huge & Huggable Mochimochi". A giant stuffed tooth brush and tooth paste tube? YES PLEASE. An enormous pink squid driving a car?? You had me at Squidpocalypse. Page after page of incredibly cute knits had me clapping my hands and giggling with delight until we reached the page with Roland the rolly bug lounging in his folding chair. At this point, my brain exploded and I had to restrain myself from ripping the book out of Stacey's hands and making a copy of the pattern to take home over the weekend so that I could have my very own Roland ASAP.

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Kitty Winners!

Thanks for all of your entries in our Cat book giveaway! I loved reading all the stories of your favorite kitties! To keep it fair, I used the random number generator to choose the winner - and here they are.

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Kitties and Knitters (plus a giveaway!)

We hang our heads in shame. Yesterday (October 29th) was National Cat Day and we completely missed it. I would normally take any opportunity to yak about kitties - either about my own or the cats & kittens I hang out with when I volunteer at Pixie Project.

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Palette Contest Winner

Wow. This was the biggest response to contest we've ever had. Since the overwhelming response resulted in some issues with commenting on the blog late in the weekend, we counted comments on other blog posts, emails & social media places - which brought the total entries to over 28,000! There were so many wonderful comments & ideas on what to do with 150 skeins of Palette! (since I was approving the comments, I read them all!). To keep it fair, we randomly drew a winner from all the entries. So a big congratulations to Nan in Minnesota, who commented: I would give them to the girls in our school knitting club to use in this year's charity project--making sweaters for our adopted orphanage in Kenya. We hope Nan will share photos of these wonderful girls using our yarn and that they have fun making some very special gifts!

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What would you do…

Comments are now closed – Stay tuned for the winner!...with 150 skeins of Palette? That's what we want to know.  We are giving away our Palette Sampler to one lucky person - all 150 colors of our Palette line!

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KP Collections giveaway!

So, how do you like our lovely KP collections? It has been so exciting working on these - I spent 10 years working in a bookstore and I still have a great love of flipping through books. I personally think ours are just so beautiful - the designs, the photography, the layout - everything about them just makes me so proud to be a part of them.

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Announcing our “Yarn with a View” Instagram Contest

  The most important thing I’ve learned from our recent foray into Instagram is that you folks are taking your knitted and crocheted works-in-progress EVERYWHERE:  parks, gyms, schools, buses, planes, beaches, literal mountain tops, you-name-it. That’s why I’m pleased to announce “Yarn with a View”, our first-ever Instagram contest! It’s a chance for you to share the gorgeousness of your projects, your versatility as an on-the-go crafter—and maybe win a delightful $50 Knit Picks gift card in the process.

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Reclaimed winners!

So excited to see all the entries – I wish I had more copies to give away!  This was our first giveaway on the lovely new blog so I’m excited to announce our three winners! First up is Amanda, who chose 3 favorite patterns!  She wrote: Can I pick three? Is that cheating? I love the Addison dress but I’m not sure I’d have the patience to knit that much stockinette. Swarm of Bees is beautiful and from ...

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Reclaiming the Fall – and a giveaway

Comments are now closed - Stay tuned for the winners! Fall has always been my favorite time of year - even when I was young, I was always excited when September rolled around: the weather starts getting cooler, the leaves begin to turn, and hot apple cider and various pumpkin flavored items begin to appear in shops. (How much do I love fall?  Well this guy pretty much sums up my excitement)

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Billow Photo Contest!

You've seen our projects in Billow over the past 2 weeks...now we want to see yours! We are all very much in love with our Billow projects and want to see what our friends have been doing with our newest yarn.  So we're having a contest where you can win a $100 Knit Picks gift certificate!

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