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!


1,201 comments:

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otagogirl said...

Wow! What a generous giveaway!
Karen
otagogirl on Ravelry

Joi Adams said...

Wow,an opportunity to knit even more of your wonderful designs? Yes, I'd love it.

JoiJoi13@gmail.com (13Curly on Rav)

Chris said...

Such a generous giveaway. Meteorite is my fave color way of Shelter! Chris.stalnaker at gmail.com

Jemma said...

Wow! Beautiful yarn for a bunch of projects on my "to-do" list. jemmaj on Ravelry

UmmRania said...

Oh WOW, what an amazing giveaway!


ummrania on ravelry.

Katarina said...

Awesome giveaway and thank you! Katarina.macan@gmail.com

Phyllis said...

What a wonderful giveaway! Thank you for offering it! (fylliska@gmail.com)

m. said...

I just finished my first project from the book: Ivy Trellis mittens. I love love love them!♥ I'd love to win one of these yarns for next project! -Mervi- on ravelry

Tara said...

Best giveaway ever! Congratulations on your amazingly gorgeous new book!

cllcraft said...

Wow, this is an amazing giveaway! The yarn is so beautiful - I would love to win! cllcraft@sbcglobal.net

Erin CN Busby said...

All of your patterns are gorgeous. I'm especially looking forward to trying my hand at Oak Trail and Pressed Leaves. Exquisite.

Sara said...
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Sara said...

Someone has to win and wouldn't I die if it was me? :) OK, I'll be happy for whoever wins. Not sure if I'm to leave my email, anyway - sarascott4(at)gmail(dot)com

Nidhi said...

Super duper giveaway here:) Thanks for the chance to win.

nidhikansal on ravelry

Mikaela said...

Oh my what a lovely pile of yarn! I´d love to get a chance in winning this :)

Terhi said...

Wow, this is definitely, by far, the most generous giveaway I have ever seen! In my whole knitting-life! My ravelry name is mintti

Marty said...

What a giveaway! Thank you for putting it together.
My ravelry name is knitspinster.

Louise said...

What a completely amazing giveaway! I can't wait to buy your new book, there are so many items in there that I would love to knit up :) louise (dot) koopman (at) gmail (dot)com

haveknittingwilltravel said...

Just in time for the Aussie winter :p

Christy aka KnittedRevolution on Rav :D

fridica said...

I am so in! ivana(dot)juraga(at)gmail(dot)com

badly drawn girl said...

Oh my goodness! So beautiful yarn for such gorgeous designs. It would be great having them!!
Thanks so much for the generous giveaway: acharteisa@gmail.com

Charlotte said...

oh wow .. what beautiful yarn. Thanks for your generosity.

Alittlebitsheepish said...

Your patterns are so beautiful, I adore the leaf theme

Annie said...

Thanks for hosting such a generous giveaway!
nassau on ravelry

Cindy said...

Omg I would love to win and knit all the things . Good luck everyone

Cindy said...

Omg what a great giveaway, I hope to win

sy said...

So many skeins of beautiful yarn! Thanks for the giveaway.
I also tweeted: https://twitter.com/syytta/status/307396647875403777
songyueyu at gmail

Anita Knits said...

Thank you for the chance to win.
anita.cross(at)ntlworld.com

Charly Derham said...

What an amazing competition, please let me win!

booksandfeathers@yahoo.co.uk

Hanna said...

Beautiful patterns book and beautiful yarns!

haglo1@wp.pl

maraseptember said...

Congratulations on your new book! I can't wait to get my copy. I recently started knitting again, and due to a fairly new illness, I have lots of time to pick up these new projects! I'm so grateful I learned of your blog from prettyminded. Thanks for hosting this amazing giveaway!!! missmaradavis@gmail.com

brigitte said...

Since I have this book .. I dream then continue to dream and hope to win this prize .. what happiness!
I will spend happy hours knitting magnifiues these creations! thank you

Véro said...

Wow, very impressive ! What a wonderful giveaway.
Thanks for this opportunity !

Michelle said...


The best giveaway of all time!
Beautiful yarn for beautiful design.

smixonweidman@aol.com16

Magrit said...

Fabulous and beautiful !
Thanks :)

Siren said...

I'm definatly in for this big give-away! Love your books and can't wait to get started on one of these new projects.
I'm sirenollfors@gmail.com

Monita said...

OMG! I've never wanted to win a giveaway this bad. Keeping all my thumbs crossed. :-) monita_s81(at)yahoo(dot)se

Daniela Dell'Orto said...

Here i am!!!
My email is
daniela(dot)dellorto(at)tiscali(dot)it

Trinca Tricot said...

Oh my god... Super gorgeous yarns, I want to try ;)
Kiss Kiss

trinca.trico@gmail.com

Sarah Whaley said...

Nice Giveaway Alana! Thank-you!

Sabra said...

What a wonderful giveaway. Yarn and the patterns to use them is great.

Rav ID - sabrab

Visa Lisa said...

Amazing prize! Sure I'd like a chance to win it! Will tweet it too. :D

Sjarmstrikk said...

I would LOVE to win this lovely Yarn <3

washi said...

Wow what an awesome giveaway that anyone of us would love to win!

washi.inct@gmail.com

Victoria said...

Congratulations on Botanical Knits. Such a generous gift for one person. I quite hope it's me.

ravelry: terraki

mel said...

What a wonderful offer! I have the e-book and I am knitting away and plan to knit everything in the book. Love the book and love this yarn. Thanks so much for the chance to win! melanie1 on Ravelry.

Slow Knitter said...

I wish I could just knit all these yarns with the patterns instead of studying for a master degree... :)
Ravelry: xiaomin0914

Bonnie said...

Loved the book and now a chance to win yarn too... Thanks! - bonniebon on Ravelry

sandrarumsey said...

Gorgeous yarns and a great giveaway!

rebekah said...

Gosh that's quite a giveaway!
rebekah@scruffian.com

Jules said...

I just finished my second Chloe sweater in 3 days. So easy and oh so cute. I need to move on to something more challenging and would love to win this giveaway.

Sarah Trinca said...

Gorgeous! Can not wait for my book! sarahtrinca@yahoo.com

Laura said...

Fantastic giveaway! I pre-ordered my book and have been trying to decide what to cast on first. You have incredible talent, Alana!

Laura
laurachandler6@yahoo.com

Pearly Queen said...

Such fabulous yarns - what a prize!

pennypeberdy(at)gmail(dot)com

Jennifer Sadler said...

I really want to jump into that pile of yarn - so beautiful!

Jennifer (jaykayknits on ravelry)

Mary said...

WOW! what an amazing giveaway! thanks, Alana!! (msrogovin(at)gmail(dot)com)

Wings from the Marsh said...

Truly amazing giveaway! Thank you so much! Your new pattern book is just wonderful!

slmiller8 said...

Love the book and all the projects; thanks for the great give-away!

Kathy said...

I just ordered the book so I would LOVE to win this yarn!!!

kathrynscheib@gmail.com

Brenda said...

Thanks for the yarn give away. brenda(dot)pirie(at)comcast(dot)net

aggie325 said...

Wow!!! What an amazing collection of patterns, and the yarn is gorgeous. Hoping this will be my first ever "win" with giveaways!

wildmag said...

Divine pile of yarn ... love the new book.

Margo said...

Lovely designs to go with this awesome giveaway.

AmazonMink said...

Wow! Congrats on your new book!

Amazonmink(at)gmail(dot)com

Barb T. said...

Thanks for the amazing offer!
barblt99 at ravelry

Martha said...

What a fabulous giveaway! The colors are gorgeous.

Lisa van Blerk said...

Wow that's a lot of yarn, would love to win to and your designs are gorgeous Thanks!

(leaveittolis79 on Rav)

Karin Ishibashi said...

Wow, that's a lot of yarn. Thanks for the chance to win it. ;)
fire fox 9 (at)prodigy(dot)net

lilpixie said...

What an amazing giveaway! Thank you!

Grace said...

What a fantastic giveaway. I love all the patterns in your new book. The colors of the yarn are gorgeous.
gmd654@gmail.com

Chelsea @ Garden-Me.com said...

Wow. Thanks for the chance! I love your patterns :-)

Truly Myrtle said...

Oh my - how generous!!! I would just love to win and get cracking on some Botanical Knits :)

kim said...

Such amazing yarn and such amazing patterns to knit up with them....I would love to win them. Thanks.

Holly in CT said...

Great patterns and yarn!

Sarah Shafer said...

Such pretty yarn. Thanks for the chance.

Renrats said...

I fell in love with these patterns the first time I saw them! hstarner(at)gmail(dot)com. :)

twicek said...

What a wonderful, generous prize pack! I'd love the chance to win your book and work with that yarn!!

Rora114 on Rav

Amy said...

Wow! What an amazing giveaway! Thanks for the chance.

sweeties_mom(at)hotmail(dot)com

pi.pa.po. said...

This really is gigantic! What a pile of gorgeous yarn! I woul love to win some!

Claudia

claudiagrahnert (at) web (dot) de

Cathy said...

How generous! I can't even imagine how excited I would be to open a box like that. But what would I knit first??? How lucky I would be to have that dilemma! I'm cbawlf on Ravelry

Alysha Thompson said...

I have never had that much pretty yarn in my life.

Raverly:lyshadoodle
Email: Fluffyisfuzzy@gmail.com

Johnston4kids said...

Wow, what an incredible giveaway! Lots of fun knitting there! Johnston4kids on rav

orange/chocolate said...

What a fantiastic giveaway!!Thanks!!
angels_slk@yahoo.es

Gracie Ayers said...

This yarn is gorgeous! What a generous give away, can't think of anyone who wouldn't love!

susanmhj said...

If I win I just might die and go to heaven with all that yarny goodness! Thanks!!

Stacey said...

pick me! pick me! wow!

Gina said...

What a fantastic giveaway!

Kim said...

Beautiful yarn and a wonderful book! Dariasmom on ravelry

Lourdes said...

Thanks for a chance to win. What a bunch of great yarn! (my email is lourdesd@comcast.net)

Johnston4kids said...

Wow amazing giveaway. I can't wait to cast on after our move. Second time trying to enter, hope only one shows up! Johnston4kids on rav

Isabelle said...

This is a fabulous giveaway! I just got Botanical Knits and want to knit everything in it :)
Please count me in. Thank you!
(I am Kittystitches on ravelry)

mimixthree said...

How great are you! This is such a great giveaway.
I am excited to start my first project.

kanani said...

that's enough yarn for a new wardrobe of botanical knits! wowee I hope the winner's me!

kanani at ravelry

evie gore said...

What beautiful yarn. Thanks for the chance to win.

evie gore said...

What beautiful yarn. Thanks for the chance to win it.

cbe said...

What fabulousness!

Unknown said...

Thanks for the chance to win!
crunge(at)verizon(dot)net

Jennifer Edwards said...

Oh Botanical Knits...how I love thee! Let me count the ways...:) I'd so love to win this amazing offering! Ravelry I'd: Drawn2Knit.

aliasrlene said...
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aliasrlene said...

Great yarn give away. Book and designs are beautiful.

Nicole Hoffman said...

WOW! This may be the sweetest giveaway. Cheers to all of the great yarn companies for supporting your endeavors. Cheers to you for your beautiful designs--I don't know how you do it!!
nicolejohnson20AThotmailDOTcom
or headythreads on Rav

Susan W said...

Beautiful patterns! Thanks for the chance to win the yarn, it sure would keep me busy! My email is richardwren@myfairpoint.net. Thanks.

darah said...

Woah! That's an amazing amount of giveaway!! What fun!

Claire James said...

Wow, such a generous prize, someone is going to be a very happy and busy knitter!
Hope this is open to overseas....

Violaclaire on Ravelry

angelpai said...

me please!!!! thank you for the chance to win such awesome swag!!!

angelpai2011(at)gmail(dot)com

knittinbrit_in_wi said...

Oh my gosh! Such yummy yarn goodness! You have s all drooling.

Melissa said...

Wowee Someone is going to be very happy! Thanks for hosting such an awesome giveaway!

Melissabear on Rav

beijingmandarine.com said...

This is amazing, so much yarn!

beijingmandarine@gmail.com

LynneW said...

Thank you, and the participating yarn companies, for this very generous giveaway! lynnewolters@yahoo.com

KnittingViolets said...

What an amazing and generous giveaway, thank you!

Fur&Fiber said...

Wow, this is so generous! Many thanks for offering up the giveaway. bbundrant@gmail.com

jelam said...

Wow, I would love to be knitting with this!

jelam on Ravelry

susank said...

These yarns would make a great birthday present!

Sandra Baroni said...

Beautiful yarn!
Your book is pretty good!

Silvia M. said...

Wow, that's an awesome pile of yarn! :)

lilyknits said...

amazing! lilynewtonknits(at)gmail(dot)com

lilyknits said...

I tweeted your message too :)

Dilia said...

Amazing! I ordered your book last week and would love all this yarn to knit from it!
Ravelry name: wispywinds

Btbroderway said...

OH, I need this!!
btbroderway@gmail.com

Sacred Heart Parish said...

wow this would be great

Naomi said...

Such a beautiful giveaway! Love the patterns, love the yarn!
cocoavanilla on Rav.

Jolene said...

Wow, talk about the knitting lotto! Fingers (and toes) crossed. ;-)
Rav Id: YarnAndYarns

Unknown said...

What an amazing giveaway for some amazing yarns to knit up some amazing patterns!
linnerbox on Ravelry

beth jillette said...

Yummy yarns Thanks for the opportunity to dream about it;)
Biscottibeth@yahoo.com

KaRi coggie Wymer said...

Lovely yarn basket!
Contact coggietm at hotmail dot com

Jennifer in Ohio said...

So many wonderful fibers! What a treat!

JacquieK said...

Thank you for the opportunity to win yarn!

JacquieK on Ravelry

Anglouise said...

Absolutely gorgeous yarn! Would love it! anglouise88@gmail.com
Angela Lipe

Alex said...

Your designs are so beautiful, and this giveaway is great! Thank you!

L said...

Awesome giveaway! Thank you.

sparkeespud said...

Wow! This is such a great giveaway!

Sparkeespud on Ravelry

Kathy said...

A knitter's dream come true!
Kpolland on Ravelery

Emily said...

Love the leaves! Would love to make that sweater!

Charlotte said...

What a fabulous giveaway!

yarnsandtales at yahoo dot com

Estella said...

May the magic number generator shine upon me...what an amazing giveaway!

Jennifer said...

What a bounty! I would LOVE to win this.

Thank you!

You can contact me at jacflash on Ravelry

Mrs. Treadway said...

The yarn is amazing! This would sure help me knit all the things in your wonderful book!
vtreadway@ucfsd.net

Jennifer said...

What a bounty! I would LOVE to win this.

Thank you!

You can contact me at jacflash on Ravelry

luisa morais machado said...

Awesome!
Maybe I'll get lucky.

Lauren B said...

What an awesome giveaway for a beautiful selection of patterns.
I already want to knit everything in Botanical Knits, it'd be great to have some yarn to go with the patterns!

helloloodle on ravelry

(I deleted my original comment because I forgot to leave contact info!)

noodledogknits said...

I love this collection, it is beautiful.

Kristen Eyssell said...

Love the patterns; love the yarn! Entangled Vines is one of my favorites! I can be reached at kristen(dot)eyssell(at)gmail(dot)com!

Monica said...

Wow! What an amazing giveaway!!!!

Ulrike Fawns said...

I'd love to win. Thanks for your beautiful knits and the chance to win.

Emily Violet said...

Awesome giveaway! Your blog is my favorite, I would love to win that yarn so I can start knitting your Botanical Knits patterns :)

~ Emily
needlingawayknits(at)gmail(dot)com

CreativeEm on ravelry

avintagespirit (Lizzy) said...

Amazing giveaway, and such a beautiful book of patterns :) Thank you!

Barb said...

What a great giveaway :)
barbn77 on Rav

Karen Ultis said...

Wonderful book and patterns. Thank you for the giveaway. Certainly I would love to win. sewklassic@gmail.com

Kesha E said...

Botanical Knits just gets better and better!! Very exciting. I am keshaevans on ravelry

knit by nat said...

Wow! What a giveaway! Thank you for the opportunity!

Kate said...

Whoa. That is a serious giveaway.
khannings (rav id)

lectoratraveller said...

Hi Alana, I've been listening to your past podcasts and I love your show especially the segment with knitting stories. Anyhow congratulations on the new book. It's to die for!

Knitoday said...
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purlgurl53 said...

Awsome give away...sure hope I win!!

Kazoogal on avelry

Kathy Wallace said...

Oh my heavens, what a fabulous giveaway! And I'm off to pre-order the book right now!

Ref said...

Oh, wow. That is some beautiful yarn!

Heather said...

Woot a loot! I would love that yarn for some botanical knitting!

hj711 at yahoo dot com

Gracieanne said...

Wow! Thanks for the fabulous giveaway!
Gracieanne on Ravelry

Unknown said...

Oh, yarn loveliness, with Miss Babs thrown in too! Please, please, let it be me!

Ginger said...

You were so swamped at Stitches I couldn't get close enough to say how much I LOVE Botanical Knits. Awesome job! meowzette@meowzettes.com

Unknown said...

Oops, somehow I became an unknown! Let me try that again, sorry.

Anglouise said...

Beautiful yarn!
Anglouise88@gmail.com
Angela Lipe

Maid In England said...

Oh wow! What a fantastic giveaway :-) Thank you so much!

Rav ID: MaidInEngland

Anne said...
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Carrie Turner said...

This would be so awesome to win!!!

lovejoy65 said...

I love all the pieces in your new book! And I would really love to use these yarns to try some out....
Lovejoy65@gmail.com

katryn-helga said...

Wonderful!
triwww(at)mail(dot)ru
Katryn-Helga on Rav.

Doti in TN said...

Beautiful I and feel how soft it is though the photo... I am at dotisSpot at gmail.com

Thanks I enjoy yuour blog. Doti

longfellowgirl said...

Would love, love, love to win this! Congrats on your new book!

longfellowgirl on Ravelry

Cecile said...

This is a-ma-zing! The book is incredible and all this yarn to knit every single project... Unbelievable! Thanks so much for this opportunity!
CecileinIndiana on Ravelry

Patricia said...

Such beautiful yarn! I'd LOVE to win!
My email address is patricia(dot)shih(at)gmail.com

Patricia said...

Such beautiful yarn! I'd LOVE to win!
My email address is patricia(dot)shih(at)gmail.com

LittleBit198 said...

Amazing giveaway! I would love to win. odumfarms@ec.rr.com

Love the book and the patterns!

TrishKnits said...

Holy doodle, what a great giveaway. Thank you! I would love to win: austadtrish99@gmail.com

lifeonahomestead said...

Wow! I'd love to win and be able to knit so many of the items from your new book. As a grad student I just can't afford to knit all that I want to knit.

Blonde Catalogue said...

Thanks for the giveaway! Such pretty yarn!

Sara said...
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Sara said...

Beautiful patterns, lovely yarn!
flamingwitch at gmail dot com

Kristen said...

Exciting! Keeping my fingers crossed!!!

Stephanie said...
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Sabrina said...

Eeeek! I would die to win all this yarn!! So pretty :D Thanks!

bean1082@gmail.com

Stephanie said...

Beautiful yarns! I am stephlibrarian on Ravelry.

Unknown said...

Oh, oh! so beautiful! ramimerlin(at)gmail(dot)com.

Candace said...

I would adore a chance to wind this incredible collection of yarn! I'll keep my fingers crossed. My username on ravelry is shiver.

Julie said...

Such a great (and generous) giveaway! I preordered the book and downloaded the e-book two days ago, so winning this yarn would really get me going on knitting the patterns.

whinewineknit said...

Pick me -- I want to win! melstein4@comcast.net

A said...

Love the patterns in the book,winning yarn would be the icing on the cake!
mormorknitter on Ravelry

Tiffanie said...

Oh, wow! Thanks for the chance to win some of the yarn used in your book. I haven't used any of the ones listed and would love the opportunity to try them on one of your patterns! --tmueller128 on Ravelry

Flo Va said...

Super! non seulement le livre est divin... c'est simple on a envie de tout faire! mais en plus cette laine... un vrai trésor !
Merci beaucoup... j'en rêve déjà !
Belle soirée
Flobrode

grandmastatus said...

oooOOoOoh!
Someone's gonna be one happy knitter!


grandmastatus on ravelry

Pam said...

What a beautiful bunch of yarny goodness! I would LOVE to knit my way through Botanical Knits with all that!

Mandy said...

I can't wait to see this book. Enter me please!

Jill Blazier said...

Wow! How generous! I love all of the patterns and would love to win. I'm Blazij on Ravelry.

- Mirna said...

Thank you for this great giveaway! I'm redpineapple on Ravelry

teresa said...

What a wonderful giveaway!
teresanasci@gmail.com

Teresanasci on ravelry

Adrienne Cleminson said...

This would be my first time winning anything yarn related!!! How exciting would that be!

mellenknits said...

Leafy motifs are one of my favorite design elements! I'm so excited about the projects in this book

Anne said...
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Kayak Kittens said...

Your patterns are heavenly and the yarns are gorgeous! I would love a chance to win any of the beautiful yarn.
Thanks!!

Anne said...

I want to roll around in all of that yarn!!!!
mtshopaholic on ravelry

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