Contest!

Book Giveaway!

I can feel fall sneaking in around the edges it must be time to start new knitting projects! Today we have a giveaway for a book to inspire you to start some new projects. We have 2 copies of 10 Secrets of the Laidback Knitters to giveaway. A wonderful collaboration between Vicki Stiefel and Lisa Souza that may just change how you think about knitting. The usual rules apply. Leave a comment to this post before midnight, eastern time, on Monday, August 22, 2011. Two comments will be chosen at random to answer a skill testing question. If they answer correctly they will each win a book. Happy Knitting!  

Knitting Mondays: A Giveaway and What’s on Our Needles

A super-fabu giveaway as this issue of Knitty winds down, a Lexie Barnes giveaway! Lexie Barnes Lady B bag & Coco circular needle case by Lexie Barnes prize value: $240.00 1 person will win this prize pack, in the print of their choice. The usual rules apply. Leave a comment to this post before midnight, eastern time, on Wednesday, June 22, 2011. A comment will be chosen at random to answer a skill testing question. If he or she answers correctly they will our prize package. So now that it’s summer, what are we knitting in Knitty-land? Kate: Socks, of course, but because it’s summer, they are not all ...

Spinning Tuesdays: Cashmere for my Birthday!

My birthday is this week (June 10, 48) and to start my party week I spun cashmere from Deb Robson’s Must Spin list. Wow, just wow! I loved spinning this. I was intimidated at first, but I did some research and watched the cashmere part of Judith MacKenzie’s Luxury Fibers DVD set. The key is enough twist for short fiber, but not as much as slippery short fiber twist. The cashmere clings quite nicely to itself, and the top preparation helps by organizing the fibers and culling the super short fibers for you. I spun supported long draw and the yarn and swatch were soft and so light. Yes, I could cover my ...

WWW: WWKIP Day Special; Contest!

World-wide Knit in Public day is promoted as the largest knitter-organized event in the world. It’s actually thousands of individual events, taking place over the week of June 11th to 19th. Just a sampling of the events being held… Artists Nell Berger and Jean Hilkens are hosting an event starting at noon, June 11th, in Bryant Park, New York City. In Kassari, Estonia, a group will meet at the Grill Lest & Lammas. In the UK, a number of John Lewis locations will be hosting events in the Haberdashery departments, including their Oxford Street location in London. In South Dakota, US, an event is being ...

Giveaway! Denise Interchangable Needles

For those of us knitters and spinners not partaking in Maryland Sheep and Wool this weekend, I present a giveaway! Denise Interchangeable Needles Pink Breast Cancer Research needles set in Della Q case Includes 12 needle pairs from US5/3.75mm to US19/15mm; 6 cords (5″, 9″, 12″, 14″, 16″ and 19″) (13, 23, 30, 36, 41 and 48 cm); 4 end buttons; and 2 extenders. Even more than is in a Denise knitting kit. All in a specially adapted della Q Que-i case of luxurious poly/silk, with needle pockets labeled in US and metric sizes. 1 person will win this prize. by Denise Interchangeable ...

WWW: Giveaway, Corgis and Sock Summit

Ladies and gentlemen, we are honored to invite you to participate in a Royal Wedding giveaway. We don’t have the budget to send you to the wedding, but we can send a bit of the wedding to you… <— Our friends at Fyberspates have created a kit for a fabulous shawl, including a hank of a unique Limited Edition lace yarn and shawl pattern to commemorate the Royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. The Sparkle Lace yarn, in a stunning sapphire colorway to match the engagement ring, comes in a 1000m/100g hank is a magnificent blend of 65% Extra fine merino, 10% Royal Baby Alpaca, 20% Silk ...

Indigo Moon Winner

Our winner of 1 skein of Indigo Moon Ultimate Sock Yarn is Pilaar. Congratulations and happy knitting to you!   If you didn’t win, but still want Indigo Moon yarn. Don’t forget  Trish Moon has given us a special discount to share with you: 10% off through April 30, 2011, if you mention KnittyBlog when you place your order.

It’s Monday – We Need a Giveaway!

When I woke up this Monday morning and looked out the window I saw 2 inches of snow, in April. I decided right then the Knittyblog world needs a giveaway. What goodness do we have for you today? 1 skein of Indigo Moon Ultimate Sock Yarn 75% superwash wool and 25% nylon color: Gabriola Green 430yds/100gm 28sts-32rows/4″ on US 3 (2.25-3.25mm) Can’t wait to see if you’re the lucky winner and want yarn right now? Trish Moon has given us a special discount to share with you: 10% off through April 30, 2011, if you mention KnittyBlog when you place your order. Here’s how to win: leave a comment to this post by ...

Knitting Monday: What’s On Our Needles and a Winner!

Coming in at random number 629 Brittany is our winner of the huge Fiber Buzz gift basket. Congratulations to Brittany and many, many thanks to our Fiber Buzz advertisers for contributing such a lavish prize! Here’s what we’re knitting right now: Kate’s making good progress with Project Black Sock. The Schoeller wool/cotton blend pair are complete… … the Koigu pair is underway (at the same time, on 2 circulars), and I’m ready to cast on with the Regia. So far, my eyesight remains unaffected. Jillian is crazy about the Lanesplitter skirt. Here’s what she says: I went to Toronto ...

We could use a little brightness today

Mondays are often challenging. So it’s time for a big contest! One lucky person will win a FiberBuzz Gift Basket, including prizes from all of our FiberBuzz sponsors. Take a look at this yumminess! Quick Fitted Wristlets & Cabled Turban patterns by Stitch Diva prize value: $14 Empire State Gloves kit by Van der Rock Yarns prize value: $21CAD Leather-covered measuring tape by Debra’s Garden prize value: $18 Sheep Needle Gauge by Goose Pond/elegant knitter prize value: $15 Beaded Smoke Ring kit including pattern, luxury yarn and beads by HeartStrings prize value: $25   A copy of Timeless ...