2.28.2013

The BIG Botanical Knits Yarn Giveaway!


I am so appreciative of all of your enthusiasm for my new book, Botanical Knits
I am thrilled by how many projects  I see popping up on Ravelry.
I am overjoyed by all of your wonderful comments.
Thank you!



I have a little something for you in return...


A chance to win this big ole pile of yarn!

Included in this gigantic giveaway is...

-9 skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter in Meteorite, enough to make up to size 44.5" of the 

-4 skeins of Classic Elite Yarns Magnolia in Spring Green for the Wrapped in Leaves Shawl.

-1 skein of Miss Babs "Yummy" 2 ply sock yarn in Funny Papers to make either the Ivy Trellis Socks or Mittens

-1 skein of Blue Sky Alpacas Suri Merino in Harvest to make the Forest Floor Hat.

-2 skeins of Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light in Pea Soup Mix to make the Spring Foliage Mitts.

-2 skeins of Fibre Company Tundra in Mink to make the Twin Leaf Loop.

All yarns for this giveaway have been kindly contributed by the individual yarn companies. (Thank you!)

This is a whole lot of yarn and many hours of botanical knitting. To enter to win these fabulous skeins, please leave a comment (including your contact information) under this post by Midnight PST, March 10th. 
Only one comment per person please.

I will be announcing the winner on the blog on Monday, March 11th.

To gain an additional entry, post this phrase on Twitter:

"  I entered to win the Big Botanical Knits Yarn Giveaway on . You should enter too!  "

This is a joint-giveaway with Veronika Jobe from the Yarn On The House blog. She has even more Botanical Knits yarns on her site for you to enter to win, so be sure to head on over there next!
Click HERE.

Thanks everyone!

DRAWING NOW CLOSED. WINNER IS SUZANNE! CONGRATULATIONS!


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Joanne Suozzi said...

Fabulous yarn giveaway! I could do a lot of charity knitting with this yarn. Many thanks!

Monica said...

I would go crazy if I won this!!! Crazy! What a generius give-away!!!
I am Knitulescu on Ravelry

Sarah DeLorenzo said...

Wow, sooo lovely! Thanks!

Gail said...

Beautiful yarn! I would love to win!

Gail
knitknerd on Ravelry

Country Rose said...

Oh my goodness!! What an incredible giveaway! Please enter me :-) ashley412@hotmail.com
Thanks! x

Renea said...

Wow, what an amazing giveaway! Thanks for the opportunity to win!

Alicia said...

Pick me! Pick me!

shopanpdx on ravelry

rowndabout said...

What a great giveaway! I love your patterns and your Swiss Cheese Scarf book. I would love to have a chance to win. It would keep me knitting all year long!!!

Annali said...

Wow, what a generous giveaway!! I'd love to win!
annalifurgason at hotmail dot com

Joanne said...

How exciting. It would be lovely to be able knit your designs in all that scrumptious yarn.

Snowywolf on Ravelry

elanie said...

Love all of the Botanical Knits. And I'd like to win this beautiful pile of yarn. I'm elanie on ravelry

Claire said...

Such a fab giveaway. Would love to win
Claire
I am cjbullion on ravelry.

danadoodle said...

Holy cow that is a great giveaway!
danadoodle on ravelry

Robin V said...

Wow! That is a generous and lovely giveaway!!

RobinV on ravelry

therese said...

This is the extravaganza of giveaways. Count me in! I'm knitzincville on Ravelry

Sharon said...

Awesome contest.

thewalshfam said...

I would be over the moon if I won this AMAZING prize!!! I knit Oak Trails and can't wait to cast on for Entangled Vines next!
Katie
Rnmama on ravelry

Elizabeth said...

This is amazing! Would love to win!

Ravelry ID: lerz

Thanks for the opportunity to knit some of your beautiful designs :)

Dawno said...

Oooohhhh! Pick me! Pick me!
dawno1313@yahoo.com

Unknown said...

What an amazing giveaway! I can't wait for your book to come out

Dawno said...

Ooooohhh! Pick me! Pick me!
dawno1313@yahoo.com

Julie said...

what a great pile, want it!!

anythingbutsnow said...

Wow! what an amazing giveaway! the patterns are gorgeous congrats on the amazing collection! anythingbutsnow on Ravelry

Unknown said...

WooHoo! AWESOME giveaway! emma at emmajane dot net. :)

Judi said...

OMG - what a pile o' loveliness!!

judigo on Rav

Kathy said...

Thank you so much for the beautiful patterns in your new book and for your generosity in gifting this yarn. I would love to be the lucky duck!

FRANTZknits said...

Yowza, that is a whole lotta yarn!!! Thank you for your generosity, Alana!

frantzknits on ravelry

Vanessa said...

Wow, that's a lot of yarn, and a very generous giveaway! I'm in!
vhpark(at)gmail(dot)com

Annie said...

So much spiffy stuff to win! Very exciting. :D

(knitwritelove on Ravelry)

kartie said...

So lovely generosity from you and the yarnies, wonderful! Really hoping to be lucky in this lottery...

I'm kartie on Ravelry

Joy said...
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Seajaes said...

Love your designs.
Please pick me.
Cherrryj(at)gmail(dot)com

Meg said...

That is an unbelievable giveaway! Love the book, all the leaf details are so wonderful.

jenmegc on ravelry

danifreda said...

These are simply beautiful! And you are so generous. Glad you had fun at Stitches. It was an amazing amount of temptation in one place.

Joy said...
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LoriAngela said...

I love how you have brought a community together through your blog book tour. Can't enter their contests because I got the early pre-order. Thanks so much!

Sursi said...

What a great giveaway! Some of my favorite yarns are in there.

Joy said...

Such a generous giveaway. The yarn and colourways are lovely. Thank you for the opportunity.

Cindy said...

What a great way to try some unfamiliar yarns. I would love to win some.

I am knitcoach on ravelry.

LynnIL said...

Wow, what an awesome grouping of yarn! Thanks for a chance!
LynnIL ravelry

Gracey is not my name.... said...

Wow! That's a whole lotta yarn! I'd love to win and I love that there is enough yarn for a "big girl" sweater.

Gynx said...

Wow, what an awesome giveaway! I love those patterns, and the yarn is yummy!

gynx on Rav.

Oceancat said...

I've ordered the book and am loving the ebook! I'd love to win the intended fiber!

Ravelry: InlandKnitter

rfrye said...

I love this book and can't wait to knit something out of it!!!
I am rjfrye on ravelry

Kamigaeru said...

Such a very generous giveaway, it's mind boggling! What better way to celebrate so many awesome designs though?

Lyn said...
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Krystal said...

My heart just skipped a beat. What an amazing pile of yarn! Thanks

Lyn said...

What a great giveaway. The yarn is beautiful!

BritKnittingMama on Ravelry

Sarah said...
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Emily said...

Swoon. chainoffools on ravelry.

P.S. I entered 5 minutes ago but it doesn't seem to have worked. If the first entry shows up, please delete it for me!

Nadine Foster said...

Wonderful Yarn to go with beautiful designs.

stipton said...

What a wonderful giveaway! Perfect to try so many of your great new patterns.

Vicky said...

Wow! This is amazing! It really is a fantastic book! It was so lovely to meet you at stitches west and to see some of the pieces in person - I ended up buying a sweater's worth of portland tweed to make twigs and willows :)

Sarah said...

How exciting! It's a really beautiful book. pn.lives@gmail.com

Lynn said...

Would love to win all that yarn! Very generous!
Chelsey

GayleT said...

Love your patterns, thanks for the giveaway!
vtgayle on Ravelry

karla said...

goodness gracious, this would make my year!!

Jennifer said...

Oh MY GOSH! That is all to be said!

Jen
Jenlmcd@gmail.com

Jennifer said...

Sorry,

Not sure if that posted, but SO EXCITED!

Jen
Jenlmcd@gmail.com

Ashley Frencl said...

This is the ultimate giveaway! I have just started the Oak Trail hat from Botanical Knits and would love to have the yarn to do all the other projects!
My email is ramblingknits2012@gmail.com

Michelle said...

Winning any of this would be so awesome!!! Thanks for the chance!

Sarah W. said...

Gorgeous yarn! I'd love to knit it all!

Robinznest said...

So beautiful! I would LOVE to win such a big bundle of yarn!

Mackenzie Adams said...

Great Give away! Love the natural inspiration. adams.m49@gmail.com

Julia C said...

Wow, what a giveaway!
Dewiec(at)yahoo(dot)ca

Rachel R. said...

Holy cow, that's a lot of beautiful yarn!

Rachel R.
rkray3 AT yahoo DOT com

CelticCastOn said...

Crazy giveaway!! So many beautiful yarns!

Unknown said...

Amazing giveaway. Awesome podcast. Rogueangel23 at aol dot com

Geraldine said...

It would be awesome to win any of these...congratulations on a job well
done Alana!

everythings grey said...

what a great giveaway! everythingsgris (at) gmail dot com

Amanda said...

OMG! Amazing giveaway! Beautiful yarn! Beautiful patterns!

Sherry Glover said...

Oh my goodness what a grand giveaway. Hope I win.

sherryglover1 on Rav

sherryglover1@yahoo.com

Sheri said...

Oh my, I totally want to win and I'm not ashamed to admit it! ;) Great giveaway!

Rav. ID Craftysly

Barrel Pine said...

So much lovely yarn!

kokopeligurl@gmail.com

rldelponte7 said...

Wow. Sure would love to win this! lindajeanne on revelry.

kowhai81 said...

Beautiful patterns. Gonna get the book and start on one of them. kowhai81@yahoo.com

kowhai81 said...
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Hannah McCausland said...

How beautiful!
(email: mccaushi531(AT)gmail.com

Hannah McCausland said...

How beautiful!
(email mccaushi531(at)gmail.com)

Stephni said...

OMG!!! This giveaway is so exciting! I'd love the chance to knit all those Botantical Knits! Houlesa@gmail.com

stephigordon said...

Wow! What an amazing giveaway - I can't even imagine winning such beautiful yarny goodness! Thank you for the chance! I love your new book - the designs are so beautiful! Stephanie (stephi_gordon@yahoo.com or indigodogmt on Ravelry)

Christine said...

I'm pretty sure that this yarn is going to kill my stash-down numbers, but I'm willing to take that hit!

nfisher118 said...

Wow! I would love to win this!

KnittyFish on Rav.

Kristin said...

Whoa - amazing give away for an amazing book. Thanks Alana! RavID: krismi

lori1g said...

WOW! The contest ends the same day as my 50th birthday. I would love a birthday present like that. I love your work!!! lori1goldman@comcast.net

Jen said...

Oh god....great giveaway. I would die!!!

lori1g said...

Hi, Alana. The contest ends on my 50th birthday. What a generous giveaway. Winning would be an amazing present! I have resumed knitting after a long hiatus and would love to knit everything in the book (pre-ordered the print version as soon as you announced it).

:) lori1goldman@comcast.net

Rumpelstiltskin said...

I LOVE this giveaway. Just like I love your book and your blog and wow, I'm a fan!

rumpelsmystery on twitter.

Shayla said...

Congrats on the great response! It's such a wonderful collection! Thanks for the chance.

lori1g said...

I would love to win this generous giveaway on my 50th bday (March 10). I love Botanical Knits and tell every knitter I know to get it and check out your blog. lori1goldman@comcast.net.

Anne M.V. said...

How exciting! (ams0731@gmail.com)

melanie.bosch said...

Not sure if it posted. Awesome stash.
melanie.bosch@alaska.gov

panda said...

NINE skeins of shelter? Plus all that other amazing yarn? So generous. Count me in! (pandacita on rav)

Amanda Wunsch said...

Wow. Look at all that yarn! Thanks for the giveaway!

amandapanda on ravelry

Patti said...
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Hind DP said...

Wow, such beautiful yarns! Thanks for the chance to win.

mamamustknit on Ravelry

Patti said...

Wow, that's a lot of yarn. Thanks for the chance.

Chantel I. said...

This is an amazing giveaway. I'd be so happy to win this yarn.

Rav ID: mudpunch

Jaime P said...

Your book is fantastic. I can't decide which pattern is a favorite!

cindymen said...

Wonderful give away and I'm ready to start knitting those beautiful designs!

Cindymen on Ravelry

Romykins said...

Awesome giveaway! I cannot wait for the book! romykins@gmail.com

Juniper Grace said...

Mind blown... this is incredible!

gracelovescoffee at gmail dot com

Yiling said...

I love this book! Was one of the people trying to get to the pre-order =)

thegoldengirl on ravelry!

Anita said...

Hi Alana,
It is incredible how many new and exciting patterns are coming out for us knitters, the world is our oyster!!
Cheers, Anita.

suburban prep said...

Beautiful yarn. The possibilities of what can be made with such beautiful yarn.
thank you

msgb245 at gmail dot com

argie said...

I would love to win this! I'm a new knitter so I have no stash and this would be super exciting! argarg27 at hotmail dot com

Molly said...

Holy cow, I can't even wrap my brain around how much yarn that is! So beautiful!

Unknown said...

An awesome giveaway to go with an awesome book. Hope I win!

pickaknit on Ravelry

Angela said...

Wow! What beautiful yarn! I would love to win this!

Anna said...

What a great giveaway! I'm really looking forward to getting started on some of the projects from Botanical Knits. Such a beautiful collection.

I'm AnnaHensley on Rav.

Angela said...

OOps, forgot to leave a ravelry name - it's tennisgirl.

Sarah said...
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KCarney said...

Thanks for providing the opportunity to win such lovely yarn. Your designs are truly gorgeous!

Tully Family said...

Love to win! My email is tully(underscore)family(at)yahoo(dot)com

Sarah said...

Sweet giveaway! Whomever wins is going to be a lucky duck. Hope it's me...

evilprincess275 on Ravelry

Katie L. said...

I don't even know what I would do with myself if I won all this yarn! Well I guess I do know, I would plant myself on the couch until it was all knit into beautiful things! Thanks for hosting!

Mr, Mrs. and now Baby said...

OMG! i would love to win!
mamaholmes on rav

Mar said...

I would love to participate.
marayala(seventytwo)at gmail dot com

Nancy said...

I want to knit everything in this book -- thanks for the chance to make that happen! =0)

knitknotnat said...

I would love a chance to win this and make all of these beautiful designs. natalienardi@iinet.net.au

Katie said...

How incredibly generous! I would love to slowly knit my way through the collection.

Soffi said...

Eee! Beautiful yarn, and such an amazing book <3 I'm soffi on Ravelry :3

Michaeline said...

I love Botanical Knits and have several favorites I cannot wait to knit. Yes!!!

Michaeline
mikal4u2@yahoo.com

TheNattyKnitter said...

This is awesome! I can't wait to win!

Thenattyknitter on Ravelry

Becky said...

Alana, I'm so happy your recent books have been so successful! You worked hard and deserve it :)

Becky09 on ravelry.

Made For F and E said...

Wonderful giveaway! Thanks for a chance to win!!

christine said...

Winning would make me very happy. The yarn looks great!!

trippingchrissy said...

Please be me! :) trippingchrissy on ravelry!

Jan said...

What an incentive to knit every item in the book! (Like you need an incentive!) major drooling! dpns4now on Ravelry

Merna said...

What a super stash enhancing opportunity!

snappystitches.com said...

Ohh! Look at all that yarn!

Melissa said...

What an amazing opportunity. Thank you! Melissa.savoy(at)gmail(dot)com. SheCrochets on Ravelry.

Dyan Shepard said...
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Melissa said...
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Kirstin Anne said...

What a wonderful and amazing give away! I would love to win this!
kalanagknits@gmail.com

Dyannie K said...

What an awesome giveaway! I hope it's me! dyanniek@gmail.com or dyanniek on Rav.

Dahlia and Evie said...

what a great giveaway! that purple yarn is gorgeous.

nadiandco(at)gmail.com

Louellen Lawson said...

Beautiful.

louellen.lawson@gmail.com

Traceyg said...

Wow...fantastic giveaway. Would love to win this yarn so I can get started on the "Wrapped in Leaves" shawl. This is a beautiful pattern collection.

Elaina said...

What an amazing chance! The yarn looks so scrumptious!

Rachael said...

Great giveaway! Would love to win this, then I wouldn't have to search for the perfect yarn.

Chery said...

Yummy pile of yarn!
Cheryknits at gmail com

Vanessa Baer said...

I heard the amazing review on the KnitMore girls podcast. Can't wait to knit!

Annie-G said...

What an amazing giveaway! I so want to knit my first sweater. This could make it happen!

I am NextChapter on Ravelry

motan said...

Oh oh oh! What a luscious mountain of yarn! How amazing it would be to hold it...
motan on Rav

Lauren B said...
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hotchailatte said...

Intense! Thank you for the chance to win! :)

Rebekah said...

I'm drooling over all of this yarn and your gorgeous patterns. craftr on ravelry

Allison said...

Holy Moly!! What an awesomely generous giveaway! Beautiful yarn to go with gorgeous patterns!! Thank you Alana!

Vanessa Baer said...
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triitagain said...

Can't wait to get my hard copy, am loving my ebook. swilburn77@hotmail.com swilburn77 on ravelry

Amy said...

That is an AMAZING amount of yarn to give away! Thanks!

Crystal Van Dyken said...

I would love to be entered to win! Crystalcrafts on Ravelry. :)

christina said...

oh WOW! I'd be over the moon if I won this one.

c_mcmullan(at)hotmail(dot)com

Rasputina said...

Not sure if it posted, the computer in the lab at school was being dumb.

I would love to win this! This would make my gloomy week so much brighter! You and the vendors are so generous!

rasputinsloved1 on ravelry

Unknown said...

Been a fan of podcast from beginning. Fun to watch you evolve from designing for your little daughter to gorgeous Coastal Knits & Botanical Knits, both of which I own. I'm FiberFevered on Ravelry

Melody Adams said...

That is so yummy! I would love to knit that up. :) Smileyyogini on Ravelry

maria said...

Congrats on your new book! Mmontzka on ravelry

Kelly K. said...

WOW! Is all I can say! And thank you for such a fantastic giveaway!

Rav ID: kellknit

by Annie Claire said...

WOW!! this might be the giveaway of all giveaways. Congrats to all of your success!

Katzknits said...

What an amazing giveaway!

Would love to win!

rednitter on Ravelry

Clare said...

What an amazing giveaway! Goes nicely with your amazing book :)

kingcavcrotty said...

Oh my goodness! This is a spectacular give away I would love to win!!
Kingcavcrotty(at)gmail(dot)com

Nicky said...

This is such a lovely giveaway. I would love to win

Dee said...

The designs are stunning and the yarns, ooh. This would be a perfect birthday present!

Vanessa said...

Yowzer! I am drooling…so much yarn to love…thanks!

vanessawolfe@gmail.com

Ibunnysavetroy said...

Love the book, would love to win!
samDOTedgeATsbcglobalDOTnet

Kim said...

Beautiful yarn!
ThisnThatFarm on Ravelry

alligator said...

That is a big beautiful pile o yarn!

allirosen(at)hotmail(dot)com

alligator on Ravelry!

Beth Remijn said...

Beautiful yarn...would love to win it!

Abbaloosa on Ravelry

MicheleStitches said...
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Jessica said...

Jackpot of a giveaway!! Thanks for the chance.. wishing and a hoping!

Lynda Franczek said...

A very generous giveaway. Would love to win many hours of relaxing knitting!!

Jessica Powers said...

What wonderful sponsors you have! I'd be in a delighted state to win all that yarn - it would save me the hours of anguish choosing yarns for all the incredible patterns!

Ytknits said...

Wow! That a nice pile of yarn!!

MicheleStitches said...

Beautiful! Pick me! Pick me! I'm
MicheleStitches on Ravelry or you can email me michelestitches(at)gmail(dot)com

Lynda Franczek said...

Very generous giveaway...Hours of enjoyable knitting!

Jeph said...

I know some people who would love receiving the finished products as gifts!

Susan said...

How fun to create a set of yarn with a distinct purpose.

Suna on Rav

Lise said...

I would love to win this. Thank you so much for the opportunity!

marilise on Rav

Simpura said...

What a great giveaway!!!
I love those yarnskeins! It would be more than nice to be the winner.

simpura@wippies.fi

Kristina Knits said...

Amazing giveaway - KnitSwearTink on Ravelry

Sarah Roxie Freeman said...

What gorgeous yarns! I would looove to win! My email is sfreeman1994@yahoo.com

Emily said...

What a great giveaway! I'm emilyRfry@gmail.com

VegiMama said...
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VegiMama said...

Incredible giveaway!! That would make my year!
Bnwaters (at) gmail (dot) com

Em said...

What an amazing giveaway! I love the book :)

EverythingOldEm on Ravelry

Cecily Potter said...

what gorgeous yarn! perfect to go with your gorgeous design. winning this would make my year! cecilypotter at gmail dot com.

LindaKnits said...

What a wonderful gift. Beautiful yarn. Lindagregory847 dot gmail dot com

Blossom said...

What a fabulous giveaway

Blossom said...

I tweeted too

Matthew Robinson said...

What an amazing prize...never win anything but hopefully my luck is changing :) dilidust(at)iinet(dot)net(dot)au

nursenikkiknits said...

What an amazing giveaway! I already have my copy of Botanical Knits and have finally decided that Entangled Vines will be my first project from it!
(nursenikkiknits on ravelry)

equisetaceae said...

Gah! the twigs and willows is what made me buy the collection in the first place! and shelter? swoon!!

Marydop said...

Love it!! marissadoppe@yahoo.com

IrishGirl said...

I MUST be dreaming...

Candice said...

Whoa what am amazing giveaway. Thank you for offering it! Sounds like it was a great yarn show :-)

Melanie Rose said...

Wow! What a seriously generous giveaway!

ikkinlala said...

Oh, wow - what gorgeous yarn!

ikkinlala AT yahoo DOT ca

Unknown said...

Wowza!! So, so lovely and generous! I would be overjoyed to win this!!!!!!

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