2.28.2013

The BIG Botanical Knits Yarn Giveaway!


I am so appreciative of all of your enthusiasm for my new book, Botanical Knits
I am thrilled by how many projects  I see popping up on Ravelry.
I am overjoyed by all of your wonderful comments.
Thank you!



I have a little something for you in return...


A chance to win this big ole pile of yarn!

Included in this gigantic giveaway is...

-9 skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter in Meteorite, enough to make up to size 44.5" of the 

-4 skeins of Classic Elite Yarns Magnolia in Spring Green for the Wrapped in Leaves Shawl.

-1 skein of Miss Babs "Yummy" 2 ply sock yarn in Funny Papers to make either the Ivy Trellis Socks or Mittens

-1 skein of Blue Sky Alpacas Suri Merino in Harvest to make the Forest Floor Hat.

-2 skeins of Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light in Pea Soup Mix to make the Spring Foliage Mitts.

-2 skeins of Fibre Company Tundra in Mink to make the Twin Leaf Loop.

All yarns for this giveaway have been kindly contributed by the individual yarn companies. (Thank you!)

This is a whole lot of yarn and many hours of botanical knitting. To enter to win these fabulous skeins, please leave a comment (including your contact information) under this post by Midnight PST, March 10th. 
Only one comment per person please.

I will be announcing the winner on the blog on Monday, March 11th.

To gain an additional entry, post this phrase on Twitter:

"  I entered to win the Big Botanical Knits Yarn Giveaway on . You should enter too!  "

This is a joint-giveaway with Veronika Jobe from the Yarn On The House blog. She has even more Botanical Knits yarns on her site for you to enter to win, so be sure to head on over there next!
Click HERE.

Thanks everyone!

DRAWING NOW CLOSED. WINNER IS SUZANNE! CONGRATULATIONS!


1,201 comments:

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Carroll said...

What a fabulous giveaway! I have my fingers crossed to win. (findserenityNOW on ravelry)

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Laura said...

Wow - what a great giveaway! Thanks! lrnbrown(AT)gmail(DOT)com

Leslie Harriel said...

Wow !! Super giveaway , I'm crossing my fingers :)

Nancy said...

Love your designs!

knitsnips said...

Would love to win! I think all of the patterns are beautiful. knitsnips on rav

knitsnips said...

Would love to win! I think all of the patterns are beautiful. knitsnips on rav

Niki said...

Oh my, how I would love to win something from this contest. Love, love, love your patterns.

Thanks

Judy said...

I love your new book and looking forward to knitting up several of these projects. Thanks!

Judy said...

Just love your new book and thanks for the great giveaway!

bookagent said...

This is a fabulous giveaway and I would LOVE to win it. Thanks

Pam
phopkin1@rochester.rr.com

six by the sea said...

Unbelieveable giveaway! Thank you for the amazing opportunity.

Kristen W. said...

Botanical Knits has so many beautiful patterns and the yarns are gorgeous-I'd love to try them!! I'm Kristen at k.deist.wilson@gmail.com or lilybea on Ravelry. Thanks!

Maddini said...

What a great giveaway! Thanks to you and the yarn companies for putting this together. If I'm lucky you can contact me on Ravelry under the name Maddini.

peony said...

So many gorgeous yarns... Of course I would take my chance...
peony67 on ravelry, (anett dot veg at gmail dot com)

Rebecca said...

There will be real tears if I win this thing. What an amazing gift!

Fierybug08 said...

This is soooo amazing. I am in awe! Like Rebecca...I would cry too if I won this. And I would have to share some of this yummy yarn with my knitting buddy Claire. *prays to the knitting goddess* fierybug08 on ravelry

Greg said...

Wow. What an amazing giveaway! I learned how to knit last June and only have a small stash at this point. I would *LOVE* to add these yarns to my stash and start working on the Botanical Knits patterns. I'm drmellow on Ravelry.

*fingers crossed*

juliana said...

Holy Moly! This is a lot of beautiful yarn. Here's hoping for heaven!

Rose said...

Oh my goodness. This is just the most delightful giveaway ever. Your patterns are so very lovely. Each and every one of them.

meep said...

Lovely yarns. and Congrats on the book publishing!

marypat.campbell@gmail.com

Pepita di Corfu said...

all your designs are amazing! please count me in for the giveaway!
(my email address is pepita_dp@hotmail.com)

Sunrise Knitter said...

Gorgeous designs. Yummy yarn.

Rav Id: Knittersgetaway

Stella Maloney said...

Pretty string for pretty patterns. Must knit all the Bontanicals:) tinyowlmom@gmail.com

Renee said...

So many awesome squishy looking yarns!! Would love to actually have enough of some of these to make something big like a cardigan for myself! Wouldn't that be nice?

Amanda said...

What an amazing bundle of goodness! aberka(AT)gmail(DOT)com

Donita Porter said...

Just love your designs!
dgporterhouse@cox.net

bug said...

This giveaway is amazing! Very generous! Thank you.

(My email address is eddybunch@juno.com)

Closi said...

Oh my goodness, I would just die if I won that! (Closi at Ravelry, clarariis(at)hotmail.com)

Naycha said...

At first I wasn't going to enter because there are over 1000 entries and I thought "Oh, I'll never win". But the prize is just too wonderful and I thought, "Well, I certainly won't win if I don't enter". So here I am. RavID: Naycha

pj said...

How awesome would it be to win this!!!! Thank you for the chance.
pjshasteen@gmail.com

jhickens said...

I would love to win this prize! How fabulous!
(My email is jhickens@yahoo.com)

Dana said...

this is the best giveaway ever & if I spouse to win a give in my life I really want it to be this one!

samdana on ravelry

Helen said...
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Helen said...

I don't think any giveaway would excite me as much as this one. The yarns look touchable and beautiful even on the computer screen. renewourdays@hotmail.com

jocelynslms said...

Thanks so much for this giveaway! Very excited for Botanical Knits, and all this yarn is absolutely gorgeous!

My Ravelry name: jocieness

Lazy Mountain Girl said...

LOVE your book- so excited to start Oak Trail! email: lazymountaingirl@gmail.com & lazymountaingirl on Ravelry

Ita Marija said...
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Ita Marija said...

Amazing yarn, amazing patterns!
itmari on ravelry

Rachel said...

Yay for a great giveaway!

themaidenoflight on ravelry

Elaine said...
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Jen said...

I love the patterns in your new collection!

Elaine said...

Oops forgot my contact info in my previous comment.

Wonderful patterns. Loving the Autumn's End and Twigs and Willows cardigans.

Contact info: eylchak AT gmail DOT com

Sandra said...

Oh yarn, yes please! sandrahorton02(at)gmail(dot)com

Sandra said...

Oh yarn, yes please! sandrahorton02(at)gmail(dot)com

Judy said...

I love your new book. I can't wait to knit several of the new pattern

Nancy Gilbert said...

Oh my goodness. It would be wonderful to win this! pal0mavintag3@gmail.com. The zero is an o and the 3 is an e, making the whole email address letters. I just put the numbers here in case spammers read this!

Knittingdancer on Ravelry said...

Amazing giveaway. I been reading the Yarn on the House blog for several years now and just love it.

NeoKnitter said...

That is an awesome pile of yarn!

I'm NeoKnitter77 on Ravelry.

Unknown said...

Pretty!

I never win anything, but maybe that just means I'm due...

(hyperfine on Rav)

Aimee said...

This would keep me busy for a while! Thanks for the giveaway (even if I don't win)!

aimeeberk@gmail.com

Tommy Estlund said...

I love your pattern Alana!

dove said...

I could hardly believe what I read. Since I already have the ebook, I could start knitting now without having to fuss with shopping for the yarns. And on topp of it all - the yarns are matched to the knitting projects. All the work and waiting done and all I have to do is start the fun of knitting my projects! Thanks ever so much all of the persons involved in putting this great reward together.

dove said...

This isn't a second entry, but please excuse my forgetfilness. here is my contact information:
blue_duck2@yahoo.com
Ravelry: bluewingteal

Nat said...

what an amazing giveaway, love all of these patterns, one of a few collections where i could actually see myself wearing all of it.

Lisa said...

I just love all the patterns in the book, but to be able to knit so many of them up with such generously donated yarn would be so grand!
Finnknitter@yahoo.com or finnknitter on Ravelry

Lucy Walker said...

love reading your blog - lucille.walker@gmail.com

Carol said...

It was great to see you at Stitches West and thanks for posting my photo. I am making another project from the Botanical Books now, the Twigs and Willows. Love it.

Judy said...

YIKES: so many comments! But it truly is an amazing giveaway! Beautiful yarns to accompany a fabulous book. I have mine downloaded and eagerly await my hands-on copy's arrival.
Thank you so much for offering this giveaway.

xxoo

Linda said...

Love the patterns. Love the yarn. Could while away many a happy hour!

KRHknitting said...

Always so inspired by your blog! Thank you and keep up the GREAT work!
Kristy
KRHknitting on Rav

D. said...

Wow Thank you! I can't wait to get my hands on your book!

do_bilodeau(at)hotmail(dot)com

girasolm said...

Beautiful yarn, I would love to win. I like all your designs!
martinahelbing@gmail.com

floderten said...

Congratulations on the success of your new book! :) The patterns are stunning.

Rhee said...

Beautiful yarn for wonderful designs!

solaire on Ravelry

Valerie said...

I am in awe.....such beautiful yarn. I would love to be the owner....

Juli said...

What a gorgeous pile of yarn, I'd love to win these!

Donna said...

What an amazing giveaway! Thanks for the opportunity. donna_nicholaides@yahoo.com

Stephanie said...

Whoa... thinking of projects for all of that yarn. Thanks for the giveaway. Someone will be very happy.
shuttermom77 at gmail dot com

welshcob said...

Oh wow! Lots of fab projects there! Please count me in for the raffle (I'm welshcob in Edinburgh on Rav) :-)

Phyllis said...

This looks gorgeous. I am giddy with excitement. Thank you for the opportunity. rpshandATnsDOTsympaticoDOTca

Jennifer said...

Holy give away, Batman! That's amazing!

Rae Lynne said...

I am just in love with your new book! There are so many great patterns, it'll be hard to choose which to knit first once I get my hands on a copy. :)

Thank you for such a fantastic giveaway!

raelynne01 on Ravelry

Quill said...

Lovely lovely lovely! My name is in the hat.

M van Huet said...

Thank you! First you spoil us with the beautiful designs, now with this give away, wonderful!

mariekevanhuet at hotmail.com

M van Huet said...

So wonderful, fist the beautiful designs and now this give away!

Thank you,
mariekevanhuet at hotmail.com

Hanna said...

Amazing giveaway! WOW! hyhaem (at) yahoo.co.uk

Hanna said...

Amazing giveaway! WOW! hyhaem (at) yahoo.co.uk

macavity said...

What an amazing giveaway. Hours of happy knitting. I would love to get my hands on the book and the yarn!

macavity said...

What an amazing giveaway. Good luck to all the hopefuls! In any case it will be a treat to get hold of the book and an added bonus, for the yarn. Hours of happy knitting!

Amanda said...

Your Botanical Knits patterns are so gorgeous. And this is a big 'ole pile of heaven. Thanks for the chance!

char said...

this is an amazing giveaway!!
I'm new to knitting and it would be great to win!!!

charlottecassidy@live.co.uk

Amy @ Beads and Brass said...

Amazing give away! Thanks for offering this!

Kristen said...

I hope it's not too late to enter! k.ist.ru@gmail.com

Natalie Rush said...

So generous and such an amazing giveaway!! gnatchat(at)gmail(dot)com or barknknit on ravelry!

docksjo said...

I'd love to win and has twittere.
Ninnilina on Ravelry

Sheryl said...

Wow! These yarns are beautiful I would love to win them. It would set me up for months of knitting.

shezzlec@btinternet.com or Shezknits on Ravelry

SClubBethan said...

Would love to win this!!

Twitter @sclubbethan

littlebethan @ yahoo dot co dot uk

:D

Shophie said...

These are beautiful! I would love to win, too!
sophie.redrose@gmail.com

Carolyn Bloom said...

I love the book! And I'd love to win the yarn. Truly, I would assign each skein as described in your blog!
eandnsmom@yahoo.com

Thanks for the opportunity - and congrats on the book!

Nancy Nelson said...

With the help of my husband I finally get to enter this giveaway.
Hurray!!!

Liz said...

What a giveaway! Can't wait to make Autumn's End. lizsto on Ravelry!

Marilyn said...

Congratulations on your beautiful new book Alana! Thank you for the chance to win all of this lovely yarn!
marilynknits on Ravelry

Susan Baker said...

Have knit your kids sweaters and shawl before and am now starting to explore the world of sweater knitting for me! I am in the process of choosing one of yours for my first. Thanks for the inspiration!

Susan Baker said...

I have

Laura Mitchell said...

Oh my gosh! Such beautiful yarns in this giveaway. Oh how I hope I'll win! twinmomknits@gmail.com

Susan said...

I have knit your sweater patterns for kids and I am ready to move on to sweaters for me. Thanks for the inspiration! Mickeynut on Rav

Catrina Lyttle said...

This is wonderful, what beautiful patterns and yarn! (cmlyttle on ravelry)

qtskg said...

This is amazing! Sheena Graham sheenakg@hotmail.com

coriwestphal said...

What a fantastic and amazing giveaway!

coriwestphal at msn dot com

coriwestphal said...

Tweet: https://twitter.com/coriwestphal/status/309484735015559169

coriwestphal at msn dot com

CJ said...

What a great giveaway!
Carota on ravelry

Beth said...

Such gorgeous yarn!

My e-mail is elisabeth.booth@gmail.com

Jennifer Karyn said...

I need to win!!!
jenniferkaryn(at)gmail(dot)com

adodds said...

This would not help my stas h diet but what a great prize. The book is absolutely wonderful. I would love to see all those yarns.

Sherry - SandlapperDreams said...

Wow, what a great giveaway! Gorgeous yarn in beautiful colors - wouldn't I love to win! sherry@sandlapperdreams.com

duBedåre said...

Gosh. What a HUGE number of comments... But isn't this late number of mine as good as any? Would love to win some yarn to knit up some of the wounders from your new book.

dubedaare(at)gmail(dot)com

Mari

Deb said...

What a fab giveaway.

joan said...

What an opportunity; thanks to you and the generous yarn companies.
I would love to win.
joanplatt@charter.net

ne-knopka said...

What a great giveaway!

Anna


ksurty@aol.com

Tanya said...

I would love to win! I'm KitsyBabcock on Ravelry. I can't wait for my printed copy of Botanical Knits to arrive.

pogm said...

WOW! Beautiful :-) I would love to win!
pog(dot)morrow(at)googlemail(dot)com

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Unknown said...

Wowza! What a fabulous giveaway! Would be beyond thrilled to win. So many fabulous patterns in Botanical Knits that it is hard to pick what to make first!

eberlin0127@gmail.com

julie bonello said...

please pick me!!
joenjules@me.com
joenjules on ravelry

Julie

mamacitamax said...

I love your patterns and your yarn choices! What a nice give away. I'm mae(dot)englund(at)gmail(dot)com.

Celeste F said...

The Autumn's End sweater is beautiful! I'm not sure I'm skilled enough to make it yet, but it's on my list to make!

My email is celestemarie1002(at)gmail(dot)com

Rhonda Kroesbergen said...

Wow! What an amazing give away! I love the Autumn's End pullover. Happy knitting to the lucky winner.

Caroline said...

Oh, wow - I was really taken with the patterns, and this is an incredibly generous giveaway! Would love to win even one of the bundles of yarn, so can't believe it's all on offer!

cfb42(at)hotmail(dot)com

Pensguys said...
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Pensguys said...

LOVE me some yarn!!!

pensguys @ comcast . net (remove spaces)

denae said...

Love your designs, leaves are a favorite of mine

denae said...

Love your design style... Leaves are a favorite... Would love to use that yarn for some Botanical Knits :-)

denaemerrill (at) gmail (dot) com

Trudi said...

What an awesome giveaway! Would love to win, I'm GumnutBaby on ravelry

crazyfriz said...

I love your patterns and that great selection of yarn would be awesome!! What a great giveaway!! pick me!!pick me!! I'm crazyfriz on ravelry!

elisemrn said...

I just ordered Botanical Knits and would love to win some yarn to start my knitting with.

Sue said...

Amazing yarn and patterns. I am working on two of the new patterns right now. Thanks for the chance to win!

suethompmom@gmail.com

KnitNeverEnds said...

All so gorgeous! Congratulations on all of your success!

Heston Folks said...

I have to tell you how much I love your new book. I made a Twin Leaf Loop right away after downloading the book, and I wear it every chance I get...which is almost daily where I live! Today I hit my LYS to get yarn for another one, and two more projects. Thank you so much--this book is fantastic! It sure would be fun to win a boatload of yarn like this, to go with the it. Thanks so much for your hard work!
Barb G
gunflintknitter

Sue Wilson said...

What a wonderfully generous prize!

Michaela said...

Wow, this is a heck of a giveaway! :) I bought Botanical Knits as soon as it was published, and I love every single project and photo in it! Winning here would be more than the cherry on top of the yarn cake! :)

(I am knitmish on Ravelry)

Wendy said...

Amazing yarn and patterns - would love to win!
Wendyburfitt at yahoo dot co dot uk

Wehaf said...

I work very slowly, so all these yarn would last me ages! My fingers are doubly crossed...

urchiken at gmail dot com

charlottevieillevigne said...

Oh my god ! The giveaway is gorgeous ! I have your amazing book, and I haven't find the perfect yarn yet... So, I cross my fingers for these ;)

Kiss form France !

On Ravelry : CharlotteChaton

Judiuni said...

What a giveaway! Thank you for a chance to win.

satu 1986 (at) gmail dot com

Caitlin C-F said...

Your designs are simply beautiful and stunning! Thanks for the opportunity to win the yarn that makes these gorgeous knits!

littlemaze said...

Alana,

This is an awesome giveaway. Thank you for thinking of your blog readers.

Littlemaze on Rav.

Roxanne Smith said...

Great giveaway. Beautiful designs

Simple Beginnings said...

Love the new book and all that yarn would keep me happy for ages.
Thanks
Catherine

chris m said...

Hi Alana
I love every single pattern in Botanical Knits. I just cast on for the Entangled Vines Sweater and am loving it so far. Hope to win these yummy yarns! cmajchrzak810@gmail.com

chris m said...

Beautiful yarn to go with beautiful Botanical Knits patterns! Would love to win Chris M
CMajchrzak810@gmail.com

christina vosloo said...

To good to be true - I would love to have all these yarn!

Unknown said...

Your patterns are so gorgeous! thea.dickerman (a) gmail.com.

This is so generous and wonderful!

Simone said...

That's so generous and gorgeous. Please enter me simonen on ravelry

glg said...

To win this yarn would truly be like dying and going to heaven! garnetgratton@gmail.com Thanks!

Allison said...

Winning all that beautiful yarn and knitting your patterns would be a dream come true!

Frenchie said...

Would love those! frenchieflip at gmail dot com!

Tkmaui said...

What a beautiful collection of yarn!! Such a generous giveaway. I hope I win!!
info@tiffanykidder.com

foamofdays said...

What a lovely giveaway! Would be hapy to win!

Unknown said...

That is an impressive amount of yarn, also thanks for a new thing to look up on Raverly. I'll be checking out Botanical Knits soon.
(calicaral@gmail.com)

Tinkerdink said...

Stash! OMG, I love stash!

Tinkerdink said...

Stash! OMG, I love stash!

Sanders said...

Very nice!
Sanders on Ravelry

vickyknit said...

I would be honored to be the Shepard of this stash.

mobyknit said...

What lovely designs AND yarn! I'm vernalequinox on Ravelry. :)

Krista said...

Love this giveaway. Gorgeous yarn! Krista (dot) Rosebrook (at) gmail (dot) com

Mary @ Travels with Mary said...

gorgeous!! mcm488 at gmail

I posted on twitter, too!

uknit2.com said...

Great giveaway!

Mimi said...

I see there is lots of competition. For this amazing giveaway. Oh we'll, you never know when ya might get lucky:)

Tamra said...

Thanks for the chance at such a great giveaway.

RachelUnraveled said...
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RachelUnraveled said...

What a fantastically generous giveaway! I already bought my copy and plan on casting on several projects soon anyway so I would love to win this! Rachelunraveled on ravelry

Desiree said...

This is gorgeous!! I'd be amazed to win!

talesoftwistedfibers said...

Fantastic giveaway! Would be so awesome to win this stash :-)

hannahackroyd said...

OMG I'd love to win! My email address is hannah@philackroyd.karoo.co.uk

hannahackroyd said...

I tweeted too https://twitter.com/HannahA91/status/310319402153279488 (hannah@philackroyd.karoo.co.uk)

Stacey said...

What a nice giveaway! Putting my name in for a chance to win!

Staceywinterton@yahoo.com

Amy Olsen said...

I love your new book. I've knit 2 designs so far.

Amy
boosay1@comcast.net

Jennifer Olivarez said...

Great book! Beautiful yarn! Amazing giveaway!

Jennifer
jenolivarez(at)gmail(dot)com

Oneday Designs said...

What an amazing give a way and thanks so much for giving me the chance to win.

Sherry said...

Absolutely would love to win some luscious-looking yarn! I'll be getting your book of Botanical Knits regardless....bmpssp@msn.com

Unknown said...

This is amazing! Love the esthetic of the book, and am enjoying your podcast tour!
You can find me on Ravelry as bluejules

sarahdivi.com said...

Such beautiful yarn. I would love to knit with it, or even just snuggle with it.
thesarahsarah (at) gmail.com

KJ said...

This would be a great stash to make more from botanical knits! I love the book!

Kelsidj@gmail.com
Revelry: Chickyk

Hanna said...

Amazing! Pick me! heartcoreblog(at)gmail(dot)com

Gwen Manthey said...

This could be the reversal for my run of bad luck lately! Thanks for the chance!

Gwenmanthey (at) gmail(dot)com

Whskr & Dash Kitten said...

Definitelu a "Gosh Gee Wow" giveaway this one, of course I want to winnnnnnn! Will tweet the giveaway too! www.Whskr.co whskr AT mac DOT con

Nan said...

mememeMeMeMEMEEEEE! I'd love to win.

Nan said...

memememeMeMeMeMeMEMEMEMEMEEEEE! I'd love to win this

Kate said...

Love the odds!

Glen Fandf said...

The chances of me winning this are slim but I still have to try! GORGEOUS book, GORGEOUS patterns, and very generous giveaway. Thank you so much!

fiberandfabricpodcast@gmail.com

kniftyknit75 on Ravelry

@FiberandFabric on Twitter

Hannah said...

Please please please!
madebyhannah@gmail.com

Jason Jenkins said...

gorgeous yarn...
jasonpatrickjenkins(at)gmail(dot)com

Dentaurus said...

Amazing giveaway! I could use all that yarn ;)

christine m. said...

What an awesome prize package! Love those colours... <3

fortheknitofit said...

This is so cool!

Ravelry: anastasiamw
Email: stasiamb(at)gmail(dot)com

Piotr "Skirnir" Madejski said...

Wow! Awesome book! I would love to win.
DarkSkirnir@gmail.com

Kimberly Fawn said...

What a gorgeous pile of yarn!

Kirbie Hoyt said...

Thanks for the great giveaway, Alana!

Kirbalicious on ravelry, posted on twitter too.

Ana said...

I would faint to win this.
Ana
anahuron@gmail.com

Violingirl76 said...

The book itself is awesome! Yarn too?!?! Amazing! Thanks for the chance!
Violingirl76 = rav id

Yvette said...

Beautiful yarn! Too bad I don't tweet. yvetteL33 at hotmail dot com

Teresa said...

Wow! Teresa downsyndromelvr@gmail.com

Shelley Bengert said...

Thank you for the opportunity.
sbengert2012(at)gmail(dot)com

KimS said...

Wow I love the book. The yarn give away will be awesome for whomever wins!
symondskabs@gmail.com

Irrelephancy said...

Amazing give away! kittyfins89@yahoo.com

Angie said...

A truly awesome giveaway! And who couldn't use more yarn?

maraalee Kevil said...

Awesome yarn thanks so.much.

Alana said...

Drawing now closed. Thank you!

Suzanne said...

Oh Wow! Now that I have calmed down a bit I can type. I've been doing the happy dance all around my office, confirming to my co-workers that I am indeed nuts. I am so excited! You're designs truly speak to me and I can't wait to get started!

Thank you so much for this wonderful giveaway!

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