Are you a Fan of Knit,Swirl and Mountain Colors? Have I got a giveaway for you!
The Knitty 10th Anniversary giveaways just keep coming here at the KnittyBlog and today’s is a doozy!
Are you a fan of the bookKnit, Swirl? The folksÂ at Fiber Wild! in Galena, Illinois are; they sell a lot of the book and the yarns to make the sweaters. When they discovered that the original yarn for the Plum Perfect sweater in the bestselling book was no longer available ,they took up the challenge to create a replacement.
They worked with author Sandra McIver and the wonderful yarn people at Mountain Colors and came up with a gorgeous solution. Plum Perfect knit in Mountain Colors Alpaca Blend (Alpaca and Wool) and Twizzle yarns:
They also have a luxury versionÂ in Mountain Colors Mountain Goat and Jeannette (cashmere/silk blend ) yarns . Yum. Both kits are available exclusively at Fiber Wild.
To help spread the word about these unique kits, Fiber Wild is giving away a kit for Plum Perfect in Mountain Colors Alpaca Blend (Alpaca and Wool) and Twizzle yarns.
One reader will win a kit for for the Plum Perfect sweater and a copy of Knit, Swirl!Â Thanks to the generous folks at Fiber Wild!
Prize value: $234.90
You know how it works: leave a comment on this post between now and midnight eastern time, November 12th, 2012. One comment will be chosen at random to answer a skill testing question. If the commenter answers correctly they will win the prize. If you have already won a prize from us in the past year, please do give other knitters a chance.
If you are interested in buying a kit for Plum Perfect, Fiber Wild has a deal for you.
When you buy a kit, either the Alpaca/Twizzle or Mountain Goat/Jeanette versionÂ you get both a copy of Knit,Swirl! and shipping free.
Jillian is the author of the best-selling spinning book Yarnitecture. She is the editor of Knittyspin and Developmental Editor for PLY and PLY Books. She kinda loves this spinning thing and wants everyone who spins to love it too, so she teaches and writes a lot. She knits, weaves, and stitches and tries to do as much of it as she can with handspun yarn. She's always cooking up all kinds of exciting and creative things combining fiber arts.
She likes her mysteries British, her walks woodsy, and to spend as much time as she can laughing.
Spy on her on her website jillianmoreno.com