12.18.2009

Crazy Lace Giveaway


Please leave a comment under this post to enter the Crazy Lace drawing giveaway!

If you are chosen as the winner, you will receive this signed copy of Crazy Lace by Myra Wood.
Also included in the prize is this gorgeous 950 yard skein of Madelinetosh Lace from
The Backwards Loop to create your own "crazy lace" with.

(Please listen to Episode 30 of the NeverNotKnitting podcast for a review of Madelinetosh and an interview with author Myra Wood.)

You have until Jan 1, 2010 to enter the drawing! Please check back then to see if you've won!


Drawing now closed! Winner is Wooly Knits and Bits! Congratulations!





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anapaulaoli said...

me! me! i just saw your tweet & had to come over and enter :)
i hope you have the nicest holiday season!

Carla said...

I love lace, but it makes me crazy so this might be the book for me!

julia m said...

Oooh, lace knitting! So fun!

Becky said...

I love the color of that yarn. It has me dreaming wildly of lace. :)

kjt said...

I am scared of lace-- so maybe this book will break the spell.

Sonja said...

That book looks amzing! Thanks for the contest!

joyceetta said...

I love lace and LOVE that yarn! Also, really love your podcasts.

Kelly-ann said...

My goodness, that yarn is absolutely gorgeous!

trickytricot said...

Free laceweight and a book? Hot!

Jen said...

Looks like a wonderful book! I would love to have this in my library!

Andrea Lyn said...

Myra is an amazing artist and a wonderful person. She is very talented and I admire her greatly!
Andrea

Janelle said...

I love lacy knitting!! That yarn is gorgeous and I would really like to add that book to my knitting library. Thanks for the contest!!

yarnpiggy said...

Lace and I aren't exactly the best of friends...yet. I'm working on it! This book looks great, and the yarn is gorgeous.

jjFTW said...

Wow, that yarn looks amazing! I haven't done any real lacework yet, but I'm working towards it :D

bellefleur55 said...

Oh, that is so beautiful. And a person can't have too many lace projects going on at once :)

angelknits said...

Wow Alana, you're the sweetest knitter/designer ever! I love lace and not to mention the yummy yarn you're talking about! I'm in for the draw please!!!

angel

Rachel said...

Oh yeah... this is GORGEOUS! (I don't mean to shout, but I'm excited). I've never tried lace knitting before but I'm game!

Suze said...

I'll do it!
Thanks for the contest!

Ólöf said...

Yes please. I would love the book and the yarn. I will need to make something pretty for myself after I have this baby. God knows with a Toddler and a newborn I will not be pretty every day.

woolyminded said...

Ooh, nice - lace! And the yarn colorway is dreamy...

Allison said...

ooohhhh! Pick me! I'd love this book and the yarn is amazing...

Laura said...

I would love to win--esp since it is autographed! Beautiful yarn too

B said...

I never win these things, but I love knitting lace, that book looks awesome, and that yarn... oh, my. So I'm throwing my hat into the ring!

purlbumps said...

Crazy knitting sounds awesome, I'd love to win the book! I really enjoyed your latest podcast.

marlono said...

Lace knitting is my FAVORITE! Pick me! :D

Chris said...

Wow! What a gorgeous skein! And the book looks fabulous! Happy holidays!

Allyson said...

I'm working on a lace piece right now! I would love this book!

ascozyasspring said...

How beautiful! I would love to try the book and the yarn.

Debby said...

ooooo, sounds wonderful! And the yarn is beautiful!

Lumie said...

The color is beautiful. I'm sure the book is just as good. I need to make a new shawl soon.

mrsfife said...

Me please! Came over from Facebook.

greenbean said...

i can't wait to do my first lace project. that yarn is beautiful.

Knitter Jitter Mom said...

What a wonderful way to start the new year!!!
Please think of me for you awesome drawing.
Happy Ho Ho Ho :))

LFRIES said...

WOW, that color of MadTosh is gorrrrrgeous. Pick me! pick me!

Shrinky Inky said...

that is beautiful enough to make me mad for knitting again! thank you for the contest and happy holidays!

Francesca C. said...

I can't believe that deep red colorway, it's just gorgeous.

I can't wait to get the madelinetosh yarn I ordered for your Cedar Leaf Shawlette either!

Kay said...

I would love to get a peak inside this book...there has been great buzz about it. Happy Everything.

Curlysam said...

There is no such thing as too many lace knitting books.. or lace shawls, for that matter. : )

Barbara said...

I'll take that if you would like to give it away!!!!!! I love lace! Have a Merry Christmas and a very Happy and Prosperous New Year!

:) Hugs N Smiles :)
Barbara

chppie said...

Thanks for doing the interview. I think it's nice to have a different segment every now and then. And the yarn is just gorgeous! I've never actually seen it in person but it does seem that everyone raves about it.

The book wasn't available locally so thanks for featuring it.

Christine said...

What a great prize! I'd love to win this!

MaryjoO said...

lovely yarn, lovely book ... thanks!
Maryjo

Katie Lohrenz said...

I get more hooked on lace knitting with every project. I'm game for some craziness.

Charisse said...

I WOULD LOVE TO START KNITTING LACE. I JUST DISCOVERED YOUR BLOG, IT'S GREAT AND VERY ENJOYABLE. DONT EVER STOP THE POD CASTS !

Knitty Lou said...

I am so excited to try the crazy lace concept. Great interview by the way.

bjr40p said...

Pick me!! Just finished a big pink mohair shawl and my needles could use another challenge.

Chelsea said...

I've very much been enjoying your blog. What a beautiful color of yarn.

Dana said...

Ooh pick me pick me! I'm going to try to knit several lace shawls this coming year and I would love to look at this book!!! :)

bettina said...

this book would be quite special along with the crazy lovely yarn to make a creative shawl

Pam said...

Crazy Lace? Sure!

sunnie fairy said...

oh, please pick me! :]

SpaceJunk said...

This looks like so much fun!

Dziunia said...

Ooo, wonderful!

HT said...

The yarn is beautiful.
And knitting lace? Something I want to try but don't have the courage. So maybe if I won that book.... :-)

Rosemary said...

I just found your podcast and I love your content. I am going to listen to them all. Thank you

Robin said...

Love your draws, and love that book! Happy Holidays!

Mel said...

Seems a lovely book and yarn is gorgeous!

Julia said...

Looks like a great book and the yarn would be sweet too. Thanks for the giveaway!

Melanie said...

What a beautiful book! I love lace knitting.

Clumsy Knitter said...

That book looks so fascinating. What a great blog contest!

elendir said...

I haven't tackled lace knitting yet... maybe this could be the right book :-D

Levana said...

I'd like to have this! Not easy to find in France!
Thank you for the contest, ou're generous!

Lisa said...

What an awesome that...lace not being scary. Love it.

Lisa - Staten Island, NY

Julia Zahle said...

I have been wondering about getting the book myself, but if I could win it here, then...!

And I have been wanting to try out madeline-yarn for quite some time now!

By the way - I have been listeling to your podcast and I really enjoy it.

/Julia

sara said...

I would love to win Myra's book, have known her ten years, from the beginning of my freeform days. Thanks for the opportunity!

Brennee said...

Sweet!! Pick me! Pick me! (Thanks for the offer!)

beth02116 said...

GORGEOUS lace and the book sounds interesting! thanks!

Kathryn said...

If at first you don't succeed try, try again!

momsue84 said...

Beautiful lace yarn and book. Would love it!

The Mom said...

Thanks for the contest! Merry Christmas

Nicole said...

Love Madelinetosh, addicted I should say! Thanks for the contest!

felinity said...

Thank you for the contest! That yarn looks beautiful.

LisaM said...

It's so fun to see what people design with lace!

denvani said...

Great idea for a new book!

6p00d8341e340753ef said...

Enter me please....love the lace yarn!!!!

Erin Elizabeth said...

Oooooh I love lace!

Karin said...

I would love to give this as a gift to my friend who is crazy about lace.

Alexandra said...

Oooh, I'd love be in this drawing. I'm knittynwitty on ravelry, and my email is marie.quackk@gmail.com

Andrea said...

Oh how gorgeous is that skein of yarn? oh there is a book near it I didn't even notice!

me said...

The skein of tosh lace looks so gorgeous!

vitpil said...

Oh, lovely! I'm lace-obsessed at the moment.

Julie said...

That looks like such a fun book! Hope you are enjoying the holiday season - we are getting our first snow today!

wildviolets said...

Oh how wonderful! I would love lace to knit!

Wooly Knits n Bits said...

That would be a great project for the long winter months ahead! Wishing you the best HOliday Season with family and friends!

Ash said...

That color is georgous! ;)

Karen aka Lindse said...

I love lace, it alwasy really makes me want to knit one more row before I stop :)

Cook said...

Your latest podcast was interesting, as always.
I would love to win the book. The yarn is beautiful!
Happy Holidays.

deborah said...

Oh I love lace and I love to win the book and yarn. So cool :-)

Tanis said...

Ooh! What a neat book, I would love that for Christmas! And that yarn is a gorgeous colour. Thanks Santa!

CelticCastOn said...

wow that colourway of tosh is delicious!!

annabel said...

Gorgeous yarn! And the book looks great.

StaceyKnitsIt said...

I'd Love to win! Beautiful photo.

sparkle said...

What an intriguing looking book! I am learning to love lace knitting so this would be a challenge.

bentneedle said...

Me please?? That looks fabulous. Sadly I don't see the patterns on Ravelry yet...the book and the yarn look scrumptious!

caednkat said...

pretty! I would love to win!!
I've decided 2010 will be the year I master lace knitting so this would be perfect!!

Dave said...

I look forward to your podcasts everyday and re-listen to them when I am waiting for a new one. Have a wonderful holiday!!
Stephanie

cafeeclectic said...

Oh awesome giveaway! I hope I win!!!

HappyKATT said...

ooo! I love lace I love madeline tosh!

Alaska Denise said...

I didn't know about lace!

Pork with Bones said...

Wow, what a gorgeous colour that yarn is. The book, I hadn't heard of yet; I'll have to look it up now.

Beverly said...

I'm just getting more into lace, so this would be great!

Elizabeth said...

The book and yarn are gorgeous. Please enter me! Thank you!

lilpixie said...

Oh, please pick me. Oh, please. Oh, please :)

Lisbeth said...

Love the color :-) and love lace knitting.. You just have to pick me :-)

YuLian said...

Wow, that's awesome! I love lace!

52hatsin52weeks said...

I would so much love a copy of this book, it´s so cool...

Deanne said...

Inspiring interview. I'm nervous about free-form knitting, but this makes me want to try!

Sarah said...

What a lovely giveaway! Thanks for offering it :)

martha said...

wow, sounds like an endoftheyear deal! Please count me in.
A listener.

Alissa said...

I love the idea of freeform lace. Can't wait to give it a try.

Angela said...

Oh, that color is absolutely gorgeous! I love Madtosh! Hope you have a happy holiday season.

Jean Ashley said...

I have had Crazy Lace in my amazon wish list for a while now...and the yarn is LOVELY. I have more laceweight yarn than I'll probably ever be able to use, but that's not a reason to stop getting it :-)

Sara said...

I love knitting lace! It makes knitting so interesting. The first pair of socks I ever did had a lace pattern

Carol said...

I was inspired to look at lace knitting in a new light. I hope I am chosen for the book and yarn :)

corinnesknits said...

That book sounds very inspiring, especially for an beginner lace knitter like me :)

Bec said...

Love the lace knitting! Beautiful yarn.

Aimee said...

I have been thinking of trying more lace for some scarves and shawls. This would be great motivation to start!!

Rochelle said...

I listened to the podcast. I even checked out the book on Amazon and put it on my wish list. This sounds like my kind of lace knitting.

John said...

Knitted my first lace scarf for a friend. Time for a new Lace project. This would be great!

Thea said...

oops. 120 comments! Gorgeous yarn and a lovely book. Had to give it a shot :-)

Colleen said...

Lovely! And you are a generous elf for offering such a nice prize!

Julie said...

Having just ripped back two rows on the Luna Moth shawl I know crazy. Actually it wasn't too painful, only 110 stitches X2. Loved your interview and the book sounds really interesting.
I'm looking forward to what you come up with next year. All the best to you and yours!

Lydia said...

i'm crazy about lace-thanks for the chance to win.

masshag said...

Just finished listening to your latest podcast:) Have a great break.
I've never done lace and the book looks excellent.
Happy Holidays

Young Knit Chick said...

I've never knit lace before, but I've been looking for a project to try and this seems perfect!

Alison said...

Wow another amazing giveaway Alana. I'm just rediscovering my love of knitting lace and would love to be in the draw :-)

mtdish said...

Please enter me in your generous draw & happy holidays!

Lee said...

I really enjoyed that interview. I love to crochet, even though knitting is my first love. Where can her book be purchased?

kshotz said...

Ooh, what lovely goodies! I love your podcasts...I'm busy catching up on all of them.

Kim in IA

ladybug said...

Oh! I 've only tried little bits of lace up to now! Maybe this could be a good reason to start lacing!

Katherine Kowalski said...

I love lace knitting! The yarn is beautiful!

Yarndude said...

Wow, what a generous giveaway!

redsknits said...

Ok, I went out and bought the Jared Flood book, is it my turn now? Just kidding - Merry Christmas!

alligator said...

I love lace knitting! I can't wait till I finish my x-mas gifts so I can knit a big lacey something.

Sarah said...

Great interview!

Kristin said...

Count me in, as always! Thanks!!

Deb said...

I love seeing your beautiful projects! I am a new knitter (1 year old) and LOVE it! I've never done a lace project, but I'm ready! Please consider me in the drawing. Thank you.

Reagan said...

Awesome giveaway idea!! And the color is just gorgeous. I've been wanting to try madelinetosh but haven't gotten the chance yet..perhaps after christmas. :)

Jayne said...

What a fabulous book and the yarn is absolutely stunning!

Buffy said...

I am longing to start something lacy, and being of the crazy nature I think this is the ticket.

drMolly, the BeanQueen said...

well, a try is good - it's such a lovely color!

Jurga said...

Ooooh, so great book! Please count me in! And thanks for amazing giveaway :)

fishgirl182 said...

that book looks amazing!

Nataliya said...

oooh. lovely lace

Nicola said...

Fabulous. And on the principle that if you're not in, ye can't win. I'm in!

Jennie said...

So pretty!

Kristen said...

Great contest, hope its me!

Brenda said...

Oooh, I love lace. I would be so so happy to win this!

Julie Kelsay said...

Ohhh, I love lace and the yarn and book looks amazing!

Suzy Girl said...

Here's hoping I'm a winner! I've been dying to try some of the Madeline Tosh yarn and enjoyed your interview with Myra.
Thanks for the opportunity... winning would be a lovely way to kick off the new year, especially since lace shawl knitting is on my calendar.
:)

danielle said...

wow - gorgous yarn! and the book looks very interesting!

d said...

Wow! Another great giveaway! You're the best! Thanks again Alana. Have a great holiday.

jill pickle said...

Hi!

This book looks fun! Lace is so beautiful and interesting to knit! Keeps you on your toes! Jill Pickle

Diana @ Photodee said...

Yummmmmm! That yarn looks so delicious! Happy Holidays!

Mary said...

I would rather knit lace than anything else!

Northern Lights Fiber Co. said...

Luscious yarn and colorway!

Melissa Leavitt said...

I've always wanted to try lace!

Boo said...

Have a MErry CHristmas and a happy new year! That yarn is a very pretty color.

Dale,Lindsay and Shannon said...

I really need to do a lace project this would be perfect.

Knitting Diva said...

Oh my,that yarn and lace book would be a Fabulous Win! My Fingers are crossed on this one! I love lace!

JoEllen said...

Love your podcast--having a bit of trouble leaving a post--user error. Would love, love, love to try the Madelinetosh yars. Happy Holidays!

sapphire_kittum said...

Oh how beautiful! Merry Christmas to you!

knitnotions said...

Wow! I love lace knitting and the yarn is GORGEOUS!

Have a great Christmas :)
-April

Sheri said...

Love the podcast. Would love to win the book and yarn.

Sheri from KY

MyFairDaisy said...

Ooooh, how beautiful! Would love to enter the drawing :)

fourpeanuts said...

I have wanted to try lace for a while now but have been scared maybe winning would be the push I need...~fourpeanuts on ravelry

HeatherD said...

Lace is my favorite thing to knit. I would love to have a book al about lace.

Enjoy your break and know that we will be waiting to hear from you in March.

Thanks so much for the great podcast!

misha said...

Wow! Pick me pick me! Great give away!

Michwelle said...

I love knitting lace. Happy Holidays!

Cher said...

ooo, Gorgeous! I have never knit lace before and I would love to try it with that beautiful yarn and great book.

Karen said...

I'm a new knitter and haven't been brave enough to try lace weight yarn.....maybe this is my chance.......

sending wishes for a Joyful Holiday Season!

JulieD said...

Gorgeous!

Alyson said...

Fun, fun, fun! I'm game! Thanks for the contest.

modelwidow said...

It sounded like so much fun I'd love to give it a try, and the yarn ....oh my!.

littlemaze said...

Hi! I'm new to your blog. The lace yarn looks yummy.

Rebecca said...

I love your giveaways, but I never win....it would be a Merry Christmas to me if I did. Thanks!

Katya Guler said...

Wow,lovely yarn and lace.Count me in please :-)Cheers

Niki said...

What an awesome podcast! I would love to win the book and yarn. Thank you for sponsoring this great giveaway.

CabbageSalad said...

I was very intereested in the interview with Myra Woods---I have some some freeform crochet; but never thought about applying it to knitted lace. Susan in Weiser, Idaho Great podcast---love your style.

Laura said...

You have the best giveaways!
Jan. 1st is my birthday...crossing
my fingers. :)
Thank you for generous giveaways.
Happy Holidays!

Patricia said...

I love to knit lace, never a dull moment! That yarn is in my absolute favorite color. My granddaughter wrote a book about me for my birthday one year, " The Memaw Who Loves Red!".

CabbageSalad said...

love the interview.

Connie, the daisyhead said...

Oooh, that yarn looks heavenly! Thanks for a wonderful giveaway!

sam, elias, atticus said...

thanks for the chance to win. Such a cool book and lovely skein!

Rowlesgirl said...

Please enter me. I have recently fallen in love with Madelinetosh yarns also and I would love to win the book. Thanks!

AnneLena said...

Great Contest, great prize. Hope I win :-) LOVE the podcast, keep em' coming please.

Ana said...

Hoping to win the Crazy Lace!
Ana
anahuron@gmail.com

Coco said...

Apparently, my 1st comment didn't go thru. I'm in!

Sangeetha said...

Lovely - hope I win

Angela :o) said...

I remember Myra from Knitty Gritty. I would love to be in the running for her book. Thanks Alana.
Love, Angela

Meredith said...

Just saw your tweet about this giveaway. That yarn is absolutely gorgeous.

slmiller8 said...

crazy lace sounds like it might just be my thing-if you make a mistake, it's just your creativity coming out.

leZley said...

Beautiful book and yarn!

leZley said...

Beautiful yarn and book!

JanetK said...

Oh, I love the colour of the wool! I haven't seen the book yet, but that wool makes me drool!

Paige said...

Fabulous! I would love to win!

Elizabeth Boyle said...

Never thought of myself as a lace knitter until this year! And that yarn is lovely. Thanks for offering it.

Victoria said...

That yarn looks gorgeous and the book. Well I love lace crazy or not.

textilejunkie said...

gorgeous! Please pick me :)

Sereknitty said...

I'm totally on a lace kick at the moment and have been dying to try the MT yarn ... in my very fave share of plum/burgandy!

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