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Tuesday, January 01, 2013

Long Awaited Giveaway... Ready, Set, Go!

As promised (and promised, and promised), I have a giveaway for my loyal readers!  You have two options: knitting or sewing.  Feel free to enter for both, you just have to state it in the comments.

So, what's up for grabs?

The set of Stitch N' Bitch books - the Knitters Handbook and Son of... (patterns for guys)



I've noticed a lot of my blogger friends have taken up knitting and thought this would be a fun item for their library.  It includes basics on knitting and some fun patterns.

or...

A set of Vogue patterns. In particular, V8648, V1208, and Vintage Vogue V1136.  All are size EE (sewing pattern sizes 14 -20/22)



To enter: Leave a comment on this post about which set you'd prefer (or either), and one of your New Year's resolutions.  If your profile does not have a link to your email, please also leave a way to contact you.  The giveaway will close on Friday, January 11th and is open to all readers that follow through Google Friend Connect, Facebook or RSS feed.

*Note, this giveaway is not sponsored by Stitch N' Bitch or Vogue patterns, but are new items from my personal collection.

23 comments:

  1. Ohh darling, it's kind of you. I'm learning to knit so I would love the chance for the knitting books x happy new year x

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  2. Ooh, my first giveaway for 2013. My New Year resolutions were to sew more, organise the fabric stash and to keep a daily journal. I would be amazingly happy to receive either of the items you are offering so please count me in for both.

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  3. Happy new year.

    Thanks so much for the giveaway, I would love to win the sewing patterns if the giveaway is open to overseas subscribers.

    My email is withfaith at hotmail dot com

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  4. Thanks for having a giveaway! Either set sounds awesome. One of my resolutions is to cook healthier food for my family!
    asumprer(at)aol(dot)com

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  5. Love the Knitting set.
    One resolution is to finally learn the magic loop!
    debknits@hotmail.com

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  6. Happy New Year Christine!!! I'd love to be entered in the sewing portion of this give-away. My New Year's Resolution is to eat a salad everyday.

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  7. What a nice giveaway! I'd love the set of Vogue Patterns. One of my New Year's Resolutions? I've SCHEDULED time for sewing and will stick to it so I can make myself 12 new garments this year.

    Happy New Year!

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  8. Thanks for hosting a giveaway - I probably need to the same. I love your blog! I'm a new knitter so I am coveting those Stitch and Bitch Books - I also love one of the man's patterns' in the books too (It is a favorite on Ravelry!).

    Happy New Year!!

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  9. Happy New Year. I am swooning over the pattern set (and they are my size too...hurrah!). My new years resolution is to slow down and take life as it comes. It's going to be a challenge! ;-)

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  10. What lovely giveaways! Thanks for the chance to be in to win. :-) I'd love to go in the draw for the knitting prize please as one of my new years resolutions is to improve my knitting and try to make myself a jumper. (Eek! Scary!!)

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  11. I'll enter for both! Thanks so much and happy new year.

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  12. I follow as Renee G on GFC and would be delighted with either package. One of my resolutions this year is to finish up a couple a projects that I've been keeping around much too long.
    rsgrandinetti@yahoo(DOT)com

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  13. Thanks for having this giveaway! I am just first learning to knit but I am a sewer. So, either would be just fine with me. I would love to win either package.

    Julie Weaver
    ClaireSky on MaryJanesFarm

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  14. Those sewing patterns look awesome and would love to get my hands on them! One of my resolutions is to eat out less!

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  15. I would love the sewing patterns. I've been contemplating learning to knit......but I don't think I'm there yet! :) Happy New Year and thanks for the giveaway!

    Whitneyrs@gmail.com

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  16. I would love to win the sewing patterns - I already have the knitting books!

    My New Year's resolutions are very tedious - go to the gym more, take lunch to work, stop leaving sewing and knitting projects unfinished… oh, and I want to learn how to write copperplate calligraphy!

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  17. Crossing my fingers for the books!

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  18. Those sewing patterns look awesome - I would choose them if I won.

    I don't generally make New Year resolutions, but I have decided to not buy anymore fabric until I use up most of what I already have.

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  19. I just barely started learning how to knit.... those books would be perfect!! I am a long time follower by rss but I just added following by friend connect. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  20. And my resolution was already to learn how to knit!

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  21. Anonymous10:51 PM

    If I won I'd go for those beautiful patterns! My resolution is to grow most of my own vegetables and learn how to cook properly using them! I'm a newlywed and still quite new to the cooking thing :)

    Eleanor
    eleanorkrause87 at gmail dot com

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  22. I can't knit to save my life. Seem I am not patient enough for it. Funnily enough, I am patient with all the other crafts. I guess I settle for the pattern.

    My new year resolution? Find the right kitchen for me! I would be housemoving right after umm, delivery. I need to settle with how the kitchen look like because soon I would be too cranky. Plus, besides my workroom, the kitchen is one of my favourite place to churn out ice creams and cakes for the husband and little girl.

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  23. I'd love to win either of those so please sign me up for both. I don't really have any new year´s resolutions so I can't share one with you.

    You can reach me at scuffsan(at)gmail(dot)com

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