I have a contest too, a PDF copy of the patterns + 1 skein of Equity Sport in the color St Barts will go to 1 lucky knitter*. Barts is a beautiful pure sky blue, bright as the sunniest days of winter (The yarn photo above belongs to Sincere Sheep).This 100% Rambouillet Wool from Kid Ranch in Buffalo, WY is also spun in Buffalo, WY.It is a semi-woolen yarn which means it has a cotton-y, next-to-skin-softness, but is stronger then most woolen spun yarns, its bouncy!
To win share your secret for beating the mid-winter blahs in the comments before 12 AM EST (midnight Tuesday) and I will randomly select a winner on Wednesday the 12th of February.
And you never know, if I really like your suggestion I might give you a pattern even if you don’t win the yarn.
* Contest open to North American mailing addresses only.
The Brooke Hat and Cowl, a quick mid-winter pick-me-up.
And a winner, Kemper wins the the skein of Sincere Sheep Equity Sport in the color St.
Barts and a PDF of the pattern* “I’ve been sick for much of the winter (my immune system has taken a serious beating this season) and the only thing that’s kept me feeling anything other than completely bored is knitting!
My boyfriend requested a scarf so I’m making him the Quay cabled scarf by Brooklyn Tweed.
It’s an interesting pattern and knitting it pairs nicely with getting cuddled up on the couch with a glass of red wine and an old movie.” 2nd prize, a copy of the pattern PDF for for having my favorite solution to winter blahs: “My trick is to hole up with a honey whiskey and ginger ale, knitting that I really love (working on a sweater for each daughter right now) and nature documentaries about lovely warm places! *Winner chosen by random number generator Gracious did I really go the whole month of January without a post?
Don’t give up on me yet, I promise lots of things are bubbling below the surface over here.