Thursday, October 16, 2008

Celebratory giveaway

This month marks a milestone for me. A year ago, I finished my first knitting project. I also started this blog. In honor of my impending blogibirthday, I've decided to have a little contest.

You can win some yarn or fabric if you're an addict like me.
If you don't knit or sew, you can still win! I will make you a little crafty item (like a hat, tote bag, pouch, etc.) in your favorite color(s).
I will also include a few random treats/trinkets in either prize.

Here's how you can win:
by 8:00 PM CST on October 25th (my blogibirthday), leave a comment on this post with an interesting random fact about yourself. I'd also love to know about your favorite etsy shop. I will randomly select a winner, or maybe two.

I really enjoy the hobbies I've picked up in the last year. Here's to many more years of crafting!

11 comments:

  1. Wow, you've accomplished a lot in one year of knitting. I only did 3 scarves and one hat my first year.

    Random fact: I made my first scarf out of sock yarn and it took 8 months.

    Favorite Etsy shop:
    This lady will machine knit socks from your sock yarn.
    http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=8262435
    It sounds silly, but I really enjoy the socks I got myself for Christmas last year, and I never would have gotten around to knitting them myself!

    -Melissa (Indigomouse)

    PS: You might want to open commenting to those of us who don't use Google or those other accounts. I have no idea what Google account this will post under. Probably my work one.

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  2. Wow, a year? It amazes me how fast time passes, but not that my daughter is very talented!

    A random fact about myself? Not everyone knows the secret of a Comanche County milkshake!

    Mom

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  3. Random Fact:

    When I was 7, I wanted to prove to myself that I could remember something my entire life. At that time, an infomercial came on TV starring Ed McMahon. The number was 1 800 441 7575. I think about it every now and then to prove to my seven year old self I still have skills.

    Okay, and as a twist on your title, The celebrity I'd like to win in a celebrity giveaway is John Krasinski. Yums.

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  4. Congratulations on your knit/blogiversary. I've been really into Butterflygirl Designs' Etsy shop lately--the cutwork Italian resins spindles are gorgeous and so are her batts (I ordered a Blue Morpho batt recently but have been putting off actually spinning it because I'm afraid I won't do it justice!) random fact about me: I once got mobbed and bitten by ducks at the community center during my driver's ed classes in high school. I've taken special pleasure in eating them ever since.

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  5. Congratulations!! And happy blogiversary!! Favorite etsy shop - Kathryn Riechert. She makes cute metal jewelry and takes custom orders. Random fact? I schedule my Saturdays around the BBC shows on PBS (Are You Being Served, My Hero, etc.)And I am unanimous in that!

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  6. Facts about me.I am double jointed,I can blow bubbles with just my mouth and my spit,I don't know how to knit,I just had a baby and I want you to make me an awesome tote.Yay! Cheers!

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  7. Congratulations on a year of knitting and blogging!

    Random fact: I can pop my left thumb back into its socket.

    Favourite Etsy shop: it changes daily at least, but right now it's Dirtgirlpottery (especially the bowls).

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  8. I don't know how I stumbled across your blog, but I have it on my lists of blogs to read for the past few months! Happy one year! :)

    My favorite etsy site is bedsheetzzz which is my mom's site!

    A random fact is that Alice Cooper use to be a family friend and I have baby pictures with him. Now that I'm a teacher, I have always wanted him to come and sing "Schools Out for the Summer!"

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  9. Wow, congrats! I think I should win because your bloggibirthday is the day after my actual birthday. Beat that, freeloaders! ;)

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  10. Wow! What a great give-away! Please enter me.

    Favorite Etsy shop: whoever has what I'm looking for at the time

    ramdom fact: my fourth grade teacher taught everyone in the class how to knit. She felt like it was a great way for kids to learn to follow directions and it also helped with their fine motor skills!

    Cyndy

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  11. so im officially leaving my comment:). interesting fact...i pulled your tooth out with a sucker one time.

    favorite etsy shop: anything with canvases.

    and i think you should randomly pick your sister.

    love you!

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