Spring Giveaway

It’s time to celebrate, Spring is here!

And not only that, I’ve just passed 100 posts as well. So, join in on the celebration.

I’ve got three wee prizes to give away. All of them include yarn, and a hand made project bag made by moi.  All the yarns are lovely NZ made yarns, and all come highly recommended.

Let’s have a look. First up is a 50g ball of Naturally Merino et Soie 10ply. The yardage is perfect for a pair of Fetching gloves or other fingerless mitts. It is soft, and wears really well.  Enjoy some delicious TradeAid choc too – they are promoting slave free chocolate this month. Is your favourite chocolate made without slave labour?

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Next up: is a 200g hank of Wool Company multicolour Bazaar. A unisex colourway, this yarn felts like a dream, is hard wearing, a real workhorse yarn. And more of the yummy TradeAid choc too.

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And finally, a skein of the beautiful, much raved about here, and much coveted Vintage Purls sock yarn. A stunning semi-solid kettle dyed yarn, one of her limited edition colourways (I’d tell you the name, but would have to go in the room with a sleeping baby, and, well, it’s just not worth the risk right now!).  And to knit it up, an 80cm 2.5mm KnitPro Nickle circular needle.

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So, how do you enter?

1. Leave a comment below to get an entry.

2. If you’re a regular reader who has my blog on your RSS feed, note this in your comment for an extra entry.

3. Add my blog to your RSS feed/Google Reader/Blogger/Facebook Networked Blogs and let me know that you’ve done so in your comment for an extra entry.

It’s that easy!

I will collate all the entries and let the lovely folks at Random.org do the draw for me on Monday evening NZ time. So, get your entries in, tell your friends, and share the excitement of my spring giveaway.

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62 Responses to “Spring Giveaway”


  1. 1 Kristy Copalnd September 4, 2009 at 3:20 pm

    woohoo for 100 post Sheryl and thank you so much for your help this morning, 1 sleave is done although my finger tips are suffering from my new needles 🙂

    • 2 Kardoo September 5, 2009 at 1:11 pm

      Thanks for the link to you blog – I love reading about others projects and ideas. One day I will get a blog site of my own
      What wonderful give aways. I am so into knitting socks at the moment that I think everyone is sick of me showing them to all.

      Congrats on your milestone – heres to another 100 posts in the future

    • 3 Kardoo October 18, 2009 at 9:57 am

      aww lovely selection – red sock yarn and the fibre wonderful colours. I am so into bright colours. Hope I am lucky in the draw.

  2. 4 Hannah September 4, 2009 at 3:22 pm

    Droolllllll over the sock yarn! gorgoues!
    Your in my blog list 8)
    I wonder if i can be lucky enough to win twice! 😉

  3. 5 Rachelle Crosbie September 4, 2009 at 3:25 pm

    I love the Vintage Purls one, that’s what happens when you start knitting socks though, the rest sort of pale into insignificance!
    Btw I’ve added you to my Facebook networked blogs; in fact you’re the first one on it 🙂

  4. 6 Skyflame September 4, 2009 at 3:28 pm

    What a fabulous competition and so generous of you.
    I would love to enter and also have you in my RSS feed, which makes it so handy to keep up with what beautiful things you have been creating.

  5. 7 Karmiec September 4, 2009 at 3:37 pm

    Ohhhh your sooo lovely congrats on 100 posts

  6. 8 Shelley September 4, 2009 at 3:38 pm

    Wow fabo competition!!!!!! that sock yarn is gorgeous!!!!! what a nice gesture of you to offer up three fabulous prizes, Thanks!

  7. 9 Alexis Young September 4, 2009 at 3:42 pm

    Yarn and chocolate, – cant think of a better combination, except maybe yarn, chocolate and the end of winter!! Yay!

  8. 10 Rachel September 4, 2009 at 3:46 pm

    Wow – those are some seriously cool gifts 🙂 I will give it a go adding the blog thingie to facebook, but could be past my abilities lol!!

  9. 11 Sarah September 4, 2009 at 3:51 pm

    Stunning! HAnd made is the BEST! Following you via networked blogs on FB 🙂

    Great stuff ❤

  10. 12 Alia September 4, 2009 at 3:55 pm

    Wow, those are awesome prizes – Is the dark choc dairy free? Might have to buy some and try it. The vintage purls yarn is gorgeous!

    I didn’t know you could add blogs to facebook, sounds like a neat feature.

    Spring really is the best season, isn’t it?!

  11. 13 Melissa Mclellan September 4, 2009 at 3:57 pm

    wow 100 posts congrats – I already have you on my blog roll.

  12. 14 trudi September 4, 2009 at 3:57 pm

    go you 100 posts…thanks for ALL your help in the past!!!and for getting me away from arc age needles….and i sooo love that bazzar!!!

  13. 15 mazzygirls September 4, 2009 at 4:07 pm

    I have been meaning to add you to my ‘like to read’ list on my blog – perfectly timed! 🙂 Congrats on 100 posts, what a cool way to celebrate, the yarn and chocolate all looks yummy!

  14. 16 Kate Salisbury-Metcalfe September 4, 2009 at 4:18 pm

    WoW Sheryl!!! You Rock!! Very generous, and what a lovely way to celebrate spring. I agree, the sock yarn is beautiful, infact your sock knitting has me visiting Vintage Purls quite regularly atm. Thankyou for your inspiration and technical expertise!! 🙂 Kate

  15. 17 Jo September 4, 2009 at 4:27 pm

    That is so so generous of you Sheryl, you know your already on my blog list. Congrats on the 100 posts, well done.

    That VP yarn is beautiful, yet to attempt socks but I will 🙂

  16. 18 Alia September 4, 2009 at 4:37 pm

    Cool – have added your blog to facebook! Now off to add some more, now that I know how 🙂

  17. 19 Viv September 4, 2009 at 4:40 pm

    What great prizes, love the colour of the vintage purls 🙂 Congrats on 100 posts. I’m adding you to my google reader, even though seeing all you knitting makes me jealous.

  18. 20 hoaenz September 4, 2009 at 4:43 pm

    What a wonderful way to celebrate spring!
    You are of course on my google reader list, wouldn’t want to chance missing one of your wonderful creations! :->

  19. 21 Audrey September 4, 2009 at 5:15 pm

    Well done for reaching 100 posts!!!

    Those freebies look soooo scrummy… hmmmm

  20. 22 Joanne Foot September 4, 2009 at 5:53 pm

    Great stuff with 100 posts! Well done – here’s to many more!
    Avid reader you blog, and have you on the RSS feed 😉
    (note the new email addy!)

  21. 23 Lina September 4, 2009 at 6:08 pm

    What a lovely and generous giveaway! Congrats on the 100th post. 😀

    Oh and you’re in my Google Reader already. 🙂

  22. 24 KJ September 4, 2009 at 6:12 pm

    Oh Sheryl how generous of you, what a great way to celebrate spring. I need to ask what the background is to all those pics, tha fabric is lovely!

  23. 25 Renee September 4, 2009 at 6:47 pm

    Your blog is very inspirational!!! I enjoy reading it and well done for reaching 100 posts! Tonight I’ll work out how to add your blog to facebook.

  24. 26 neak September 4, 2009 at 7:14 pm

    Always visiting you to see what you are knitting now 😛 am sure I have you in my blog list lol

  25. 27 Amber September 4, 2009 at 7:46 pm

    The knitting inspiration is always good! A pair of socks is still yet to come (have done several singles). Have to check if you’re on my blog list and put you there if not!

  26. 28 lunthemum September 4, 2009 at 8:09 pm

    Happy 100 posts!

  27. 29 white-rose September 4, 2009 at 8:13 pm

    oooh yummy I love trade aid dark choc, and the yarn is rather scrummy too!

    I have added you on facebook but have no idea how to Rss feed thingy!

  28. 30 Harpa J September 4, 2009 at 10:18 pm

    Congratulations on your 100th post! I was just going to put you on my bloglist anyway, so here is an extra bonus 😉

  29. 31 Kate E September 4, 2009 at 10:43 pm

    Congratulatins Sheryl! Very cool gieaway’s too my gosh!!!

    I have you listed on my Blog http://www.chevgirl.wordpress.com as well 🙂

    All the best for the next 100 posts! You inspire me with each post.

    Kate

  30. 33 Libby September 5, 2009 at 2:52 am

    congratulations on on the 100 posts – may there be another 100 more!

  31. 34 Heather September 5, 2009 at 5:23 am

    Congrats on your 100th post, Shortly. Your prizes are fantastic! And of course you are already on my blog. Cheers!

  32. 35 Fiona September 5, 2009 at 7:27 am

    Well done Sheryl, 100 posts! You are more committed than I.

    Would love to be in your draw – aren’t you a generous thing. 🙂

  33. 36 jennynz September 5, 2009 at 8:37 am

    Congratulations on 100 posts! You know you are in my blog list 🙂

  34. 37 Wendy September 5, 2009 at 9:39 am

    Woohoo! Thank you for the chance to win something great! Congratulations on the 100 posts. Keep it up.

  35. 38 Xmasangels September 5, 2009 at 10:27 am

    :O) looking forward to the next 100

  36. 39 mamakass September 5, 2009 at 10:37 am

    Those are great presents! Yummy yarn and yummy chocolate. And yummy not-slavery!

    I have you on my RSS feed already.
    Congrats on 100 posts.

  37. 40 Natalie September 5, 2009 at 11:52 am

    What a lovely giveaway 🙂 I’ve just added your blog to my facebook network too, so now it can tell me what you’re up to, with your creating 😀

  38. 41 ikkinlala September 5, 2009 at 11:55 am

    Congratulations on 100 posts, and happy spring! (It’s hard to think of it as spring, because it’s almost fall here.)

  39. 42 Amybel September 5, 2009 at 12:09 pm

    What lovely prizes you are giving away. How did you manage to part with them anyway? As you know I am a regular and have you on my blog :). Congrats on the 100 posts (and the sleeping baby too)! Have fun with the contest!

  40. 43 Geknitics September 5, 2009 at 12:57 pm

    My, what lovely yarn you have. 🙂 Congratulations on 100 posts.

  41. 44 Linda Stichtenoth September 5, 2009 at 3:30 pm

    Oh, what a tremendous giveaway. Thanks for the opportunity to enter! I’d love to give the touch test to the yarn, much less savor the chocolate.

  42. 45 Elizabeth Ham September 5, 2009 at 5:25 pm

    Yarn & Chocolate. Two of my favorite things!

    I have you linked to my facebook page.
    Beth

  43. 46 kreachr September 5, 2009 at 5:40 pm

    How sweet of you to be giving away some of your stash, and hand made bags! Awesome 🙂 I’m always looking for new blogs to read as I’m a fairly new blogger myself, I think I will add you to my reading list. I had a wee look through some of your earlier posts, and have to say your daughters are gorgeous! I’ve had a look at some of your projects a few times and think your work is amazing – I never noticed then that you had a blog. I look forward to further reads 🙂

  44. 47 SweetP September 5, 2009 at 8:01 pm

    Congrats on 100 babe x

  45. 48 Steph September 6, 2009 at 2:20 am

    congrats on your 100th post! great contest!

  46. 49 I September 6, 2009 at 2:33 am

    Happy 100!! Awesome. You’ve been in my RSS feed for the longest too! Love your blog!

  47. 50 Caffeine Girl September 6, 2009 at 7:30 am

    I am thrilled to add you to my blogroll!

    Congratulations on your 100th entry.

  48. 51 Lisa September 6, 2009 at 7:49 am

    Woohooo well done on 100 posts!

  49. 52 Nicole September 6, 2009 at 10:17 am

    Love that sock yarn!! Off to add you to my RSS feed 😉

  50. 53 Gladys September 6, 2009 at 5:47 pm

    Congrats on one year! It’s hard to keep posting regularly, so I have tons of respect for people who manage to do it. Thanks for the fun contest, too!

  51. 54 Darcy September 7, 2009 at 10:04 am

    Congratulations on 100 posts fabulous giveaway:) Hugs Darcy
    darcysknottyknitter@gmail.com

  52. 55 Darcy September 7, 2009 at 10:07 am

    I have added you to the blogs I follow:) Hugs Darcy
    darcysknottyknitter@gmail.com

  53. 56 Kate September 7, 2009 at 11:31 am

    What wonderful prizes! I just love the yarns- how yummy!

  54. 57 Celeritas September 7, 2009 at 12:02 pm

    I just added you to Google reader, your blog is awesome!

  55. 58 flamingandromeda September 7, 2009 at 1:49 pm

    Congrats on 100 posts…I’ve been reading your blog for a while now on my Google Reader…keep up the great blog work!! 😀

    Barbara

  56. 59 Katerina September 8, 2009 at 1:37 am

    Oh yum! chocolate and Vintage Purls yarn (the others are beautiful too – but there’s something about those reds/oranges that just calls to me!) What a fun giveaway!

  57. 60 Rachel September 9, 2009 at 6:25 pm

    Congratulations on 100 posts, and
    What beautiful yarns! Thank you for offering this contest on your blog, I would be so thrilled to win any of those packages! 😀

  58. 61 Clare Prezzia September 10, 2009 at 8:42 am

    congrats on the 100th post! the prizes sure do look yummy!

  59. 62 Stephanie September 10, 2009 at 4:40 pm

    Congrats on the 100 posts! Thanks for all the great prizes. 🙂


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