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Manos de Uruguay Giveaway
Hey everyone! It poured rain all night where I live, and my apartment is downright chilly. I sure would like to be wearing a cozy and gorgeous handknit sweater like this one:
Okay, so you would have to factor in a bit of knitting time. Still, what a score for one lucky winner (in the US or Canada).
All you have to do to enter is tell us where you would like to be while wearing this sweater. Maybe a ski chalet, or a cottage? A treehouse? Paris?
You can enter by commenting on today's Facebook post, tweeting at us (.@twistcollective- the dot is important!), or joining the conversation on the Manos del Uruguay Discussion on our Ravelry group page (or all three)! You have til tomorrow (Tuesday) morning.
Romney Ridge Farm Giveaway
Happy Friday folks!
We have used Romney Ridge Fam yarns in many of our patterns, and we encourage you to check them out. They make beautiful stuff. See?
You can enter by commenting on today's Facebook post, tweeting at us (.@twistcollective- the dot is important!), or joining the conversation on the Romney Ridge Discussion on our Ravelry group page (or all three)! Just tell is which season is your favorite for knitting, and why! You have til Monday morning. Have a great weekend!!
Twist Style Friday: Foxcroft
Every Friday we feature one of the garments from the magazine in a post about styling. We suggest different ways to wear the garment in question using mock-ups from Polyvore. We encourage readers to tell us what they think about these outfits via our Facebook page or Twitter, and if folks want to make their own outfits, please tweet them at us with the hashtag #twiststyle. You can find all of the Style Friday posts here.
Happy Friday friends.
It's rustic and lush. It's far from plain, but it doesn't seem fussy at all. I can't stop looking at it.
There is kind of an argyle thing going on in the cables, which to me seems like secret nerd-code. Wearing this sweater is probably the closest I would get to feeling like a browncoat.
I think as far as styling goes, you can't really go wrong if you pair it with something simple, great boots, and maybe a rich color? I went with a cranberry hue, but cobalt, or mustard, or plum would all be totally divine. Sigh.
Aside from "everyday" and "forever", how will you wear Foxcroft?
This word can inspire excitement or fear into the hearts of knitters. Some of us can't get enough of it, stranding and steeking and slipping stitches with aplomb. Others take one look at a multicolored chart and need to lie down.
Check out these gorgeous patterns and yarn up for grabs!! Zigmund and Kiyomi are both divine examples of the possibilities of colorwork, and Elann Peruvian Highland yarn is the perfect paint to load up your brush with.
Due to shipping restrictions, only entries from the US and Canada are eligible to win these prizes. International folks, we have more stuff for you, don't worry!
Your assignment today is to brag, loud and proud. Tell us about your proudest knitting accomplishment. Whether that's a stitch, a sock, a steek, or something else, we can't wait to hear about the time you felt amazing about what you did or made. This giveaway is taking place only on Ravelry, so head over to the Elann Giveaway discussion on our group page and join the conversation! Enter by the end of tomorrow (Friday) for a chance at these great prizes!
Quayside Publishing Giveaway
Knitting books are awesome. There is something about eye-candy you can hold in your hand, and they often have helpful notes on technique, not to mention the patterns!
(The Knitter's Palette by Kate Haxell, Icelandic Handknits: 25 Heirloom Techniques and Projects by Hélène Magnùsson, Swedish Handknits: A Collection of Heirloom Designs by Sue Flanders and Janine Kosel, Knitting Clothes Kids Love by Kate Oates and Nancy Langdon)
Because of shipping restrictions, this giveaway is only open to knitters in the US and Canada. To enter, share a photo of your favorite reading spot on on today's Facebook thread, the Quayside Giveaway discussion on Ravelry, or by tweeting it .@twistcollective (don't forget the dot). We can't wait to see the cozy spots you escape to with a good book. Enter by the end of the day for a chance at these great prizes!