Category Archives: Contest

The Knitter’s Guide to Hand-Dyed and Variegated Yarn–Give Away!

This contest is closed!  I announced the winners in this blog post. I love variegated yarns.  They look so pretty in the skein!  But sometimes, the colors distribute unexpectedly when you knit them up, and they can pool.  Lorna Miser, the founder of Lorna's Laces yarns, has many ideas for how to knit with hand-dyed yarns.  The Knitter's Guide to Hand-Dyed and Variegated Yarn is brimming with stitch patterns to redistribute colors and fun patterns to highlight the best qualities of hand-painted yarns.  

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“The Knitter’s Guide to Hand-Dyed & Variegated Yarn” Contest Winners!

Wow, a lot of you love to knit with variegated yarns!  We received 854 entries to this contest, but I used the random number generator to pick 5 winners.   The winners are:   748 Patricia Gallagher 800 Wannietta 419 Claire 21 Judy Eidick 66 Kristina T I will email each winner and mail a copy of The Knitter's Guide to Hand-Dyed & Variegated Yarns and their favorite color of Wool of the Andes Bulky Hand Dyed to them!  

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Warm Knits, Cool Gifts giveaway – Winners!

Wow, nice to know that I’m not the only one ready to settle in for cold weather knitting! I know everyone's anxious to see who won! Remember, we have seven copies of Warm Knits, Cool Gifts to giveaway. We used a random number generator to pick comments, and here are the winners: 549 Barb 25 Nicole Williams 873 Robin 998 Dee 377 Michelle A 120 Carol Geigley 729 Cindi Mariano Congratulations!  We will send an email to each winner and mail their books to them.

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Fall Nesting: Warm Knits, Cool Gifts Giveaway

We have not had any summer this year. Most of the days have been rainy and downright cold. I mean fire in the fireplace, raid the winter's clothes, grab my hot water bottle kind of cold! With so much bundling up the last couple of "summer" months, I have been astonished by my traditional autumnal urge to nest. All I want to do is sit down, surround myself with yarn, needles and books and knit my way throught to next spring. I hope we have a spring and summer next year! It turns out that winter is Sally Melville's favorite season. How do I know it's her favorite time of year? By reading her introduction to Warm Knits, Cool Gifts.

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Win some cashmere!

After months of planning, I can't express how excited I am to share our new yarns with you!  This was our biggest yarn launch to date.  We completely updated the colors offered in our classic lines, like Wool of the Andes.  We filled in holes in our Palette collection to get up to 100 colors!  And we are now offering an ultra soft and luxurious cashmere and Merino blend called Capra!

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Capra Contest Winner!

Our lucky winner from our Win Some Cashmere contest is Leanne, with post #903 – congratulations! Name: Leanne I’d love Caviar for the main color with Harbor stripes. What a great color combo to start the fall with and I’m sure it will be so warm. I can’t wait to order this yarn! Posted Aug 4, 2010 9:59 PM  We’ll be contacting Leanne by email so we can get her mailing info.  Thanks to everyone ...

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Backyard Garden Contest Winners!

When we released the Backyard Garden kit, I created lots of tutorials for fun projects to embellish with your knitted flowers, leaves, and bugs.  But we wanted to hear your ideas too!  We had a contest to see what other knitters plan to embellish with their Backyard Garden kit, and I picked 5 winners who had fun and creative ideas!  Each winner will receive a $25 Knit Picks Gift Certificate, and I will send a message ...

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