Crochet and Knit Giveaways!

May 5th, 2008 crafts, memes, other, swaps

Have you heard about the new site Crochet and Knit Giveaways? It’s a neat plan to get all those generous knitsters on the web grouped up in one place for awesome contests and freebies. The idea is that if enough people are visiting and using the site, then they’ll be able to attract sponsors with awesome pro gifts (and maybe yarn?). In the meantime, it’ll…

sock shades

Feb 27th, 2008 knitting, swaps

I really like the colors of this yarn. It was part of a much-appreciated Christmastime package from Bobbi. I was inspired by both the sock yarns she sent, but this one in particular was pleasing because it’s just my colors… those earthy brown and greens are my “thing” these days, plus I’m a known lover of orange.   So the real question is: how could…

congratulations in order

Feb 19th, 2008 other, patterns, swaps

What better day to be completely amazed and impressed by the networked power of blogland than the anniversary of my joining it? I am absolutely thrilled to have just donated over two hundred dollars of the proceeds from Pearl’s Diamond Socks to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and Pearl and I are extremely thankful to all you readers for making this possible! It’s also pretty…

sunday status

Feb 17th, 2008 knitting, pets, swaps

I want to extend a thank-you to everyone who has helped spread the word about Pearl’s Diamond Socks. The proceeds from the donations have surpassed even my hopes, and I’m really looking forward to making the first donation on Tuesday. If you have posted about the socks & the contest, please don’t forget to post your entry on the contest page. If you haven’t entered…

giving green

Feb 15th, 2008 swaps, work, yarn p8rn fridays

Welcome to the special Prize Package edition of Fiber Fridays! I’m pleased to be sharing some yarns that are up for grabs in the Pearl’s Diamond Socks contest, which is easy to enter and is going on for 4 more days. I’m very excited about the amount of great exposure & generous donations the contest & pattern have received, but it’s definitely time to up…