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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Fiona said...

Great yarn, great designs - count me in!

Rav ID: pipnmilly

crq said...

Those yarns I beautiful with your new Botanical Knits patterns. I hope I win!

shabby girl said...

Oh my goodness! Yes, I could definitely roll around in all that yarn! Beautiful! All the better to make Botanical Knits with!
lifeonwheels on ravelry!

Beth W. said...

Beautiful yarn...Thanks for the fun!

yhime407 on Ravelry

CeltChick said...

My goodness, what a haul! This is such a generous giveaway, thanks for offering.
AnnBan on Ravelry
adevineATmywayDOTcom

janine said...

I would love to win this giveaway. My rav name is janineny2001.

Nigella said...

I would love this!!!
nigellar1022@gmail.com

Steph said...

This would be super exciting to receive! Thanks for the beautiful patterns too - I can't wait to make quite a few of them!

steph
stephy (dot) langille (at) gmail (dot) com

eleanor said...

Wow, what a great giveaway! Very generous :)

Lily said...

What a wonderful give away, thank you so much!

My Email is visible in my profile and I'm Wullechneuel on ravelry.

yukimom said...

Absolutely wonderful yarns and patterns.I want to make them all!

yukimom on Ravelry

quiltercaroline said...

What a wonderful giveaway with all that beautiful yarn. Would love to knit my way through the book with it!!! Thank you

jade108 said...

Wow, great giveaway! Lots of pretty yarn with some great patterns.
Jade108 on Ravelry.

Sarah said...

Congratulations on the new book!
Beautiful yarn, I'm crossing my fingers :)

Emily said...

Oooooohhhhh....how wonderful! I love the book and I am so happy to have it (and a print version coming). Congratulations on an amazing job!
Ejfalke@gmail.com
Ejfalke on ravelry

Maureen said...

Those yarns look yummy! Totally my colours - thanks for the giveaway :)
Teachermom on rav

Sylvie said...

That is one heck of a giveaway, and with such beautiful patterns too.

Somesylvie on Ravelry

Suzeq22knits said...

Such a generous give away! I would love to win my way to a bigger stash!

Joanna Taylor said...

This giveaway is wonderful. I have my Botanical Knits e-book all ready and just waiting for yarn !!!
joanna.taylor91@gmail.com

Unknown said...

What an awesome giveaway! I love your patterns and I'll will be buying the book if I don't win.

cats_taylor(at)yahoo(dot)com

Donnaj said...

How fabulous to be in with a chance to win all that yarn woohoo. jefferis@clear.net.nz

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Marta said...

Holy, moly, that's a huge pile of squishy yarn! I'd love to be the one to take it home and make it into something Botanical! Thanks, Alana! (sbnyc on Ravelry)

karri said...

Wow! What an amazing and generous giveaway!! Love your patterns and the yarn!

Karriarose@gmail.com

knittyk said...


This is truly a beautiful collection of patterns and a lovely book, too. I'll be starting Entangled Vines ( swatched & ready
to go) and then I'm dying to knit Oak Trail. Thank you for this amazing give away!Crossing my fingers... knittykinaz@gmail.com

Unknown said...

Beautiful yarns. ...I have planned several projects from the book and this yarn is inspiring more!

Ravelry = Bodette

Kristine Hipps said...

I'm in love with all the patterns and keep changing my mind. Actually, I've mentally "knit" most already! Thanks for the chance to do more than dream :-)
k.hipps@gmail.com

Linda Rumsey said...

Amazing giveaway. Love the Autumn's End sweater.

lindarumsey on Rav

Mangoskein said...

Oh my! What an awesome giveaway! Congrats on the new book!

mangoskein@gmail.com

Malin said...

Wow, what a giveaway! I'd love to win, amazing yarn and I love your new patterns.

malin.hillevi@gmail.com

AnnieArt said...

Seriously, the best giveaway ever! You can reach me at anne_art(at)mac(dot)com! I can't wait to win!

Twelfthknit said...

Great giveaway :0)

Jessica Snell said...

I love your designs (esp. how you incorporate leaves into everything!) and the yarn is just beautiful! I'm "Vanauken" on Ravelry. :)

JillN said...

What a great set of prizes to give away! I'm looking forward to seeing who wins.

Amanda said...

such gorgeous yarn! i need some stash enhancement!

aedgeworth27@gmail.com

Geny said...

wow, awesome giveaway! Thank you!

MotherHenKnits said...

Love it all! angelamann323(at)gmail(dot)com

Unknown said...

oh my you are so generous
it would be so inspiuring to have a stah of yarn like that to knit with

Angela said...

I would love to be entered into this amazing giveaway! I am parkerange on ravelry. Thank you!

kristina_whitton said...

I would love to be the winner of this awsome gift! Love, love, love Botanical Knits!

-Kat said...

Wonderful yarn to go with your awesome patterns - amazing!
-Kat on ravelry

Tuxbird said...

What a lovely giveaway for a lovely book! I am tuxbird on Ravelry. Thanks for the giveaway!

Megan said...

WOW what a lovely pile of yarn! Did you roll around in it? =o) I am justrunknit on Ravelry

botswacath said...

ohhhh yaaaarn! what can I say more, me Want! catherine_couturier at hotmail.com

EskimoPam said...

What beautiful yarn you are giving away! My favorite pattern on here is the Twigs and Willows. Don't think I have seen anything like it. Very original, great job!

Rachel D. said...
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Rachel D. said...

I plan to pre-order this book, just like I did for Coastal Knits, but I have to wait until my husband gets paid. I'm excited!

Breakfree7junocom

alice said...

WOW! What a giveaway! As if getting awesome new patterns last month aren't enough of a prize. Now yarn too?
guppymommy on rav

Rob and Erika said...

I recently found your blog and am so excited, I've knitting 3 of your older knits (ill man vest, spring tee, and the wee wildflower) so much fun! I hope to win if I could since I just purchased the PDF (since I live out of country for a bit) my contact is erikavtorres(at)me(dot)com

wiggins said...

What a fabulous giveaway! There are some new to me yarns I would love to try! Ravid: sarahwiggin

Tui said...

Omg, what a pile of yarn!

My email is elotaija(at)gmail(dot)com :)

Jen said...

Ooooohh!

gail said...

What a beautiful assortment of yarns! You have the best giveaways and contests Alana! I LOVE the colors!
gail
cottontail on ravelry

Mira said...
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karen alho said...

How fantastic is this! I happen to love anything with leaves, including the no-plain-rows socks I'm fighting my way through now (every row charted is tough on a dark teal green at night!) Your patterns are a delight. Thank you for this opportunity

karenalho@msn.com

Mira said...

Ooooohhhhh I want! Love my ebook - can't wait to see it in print. OmnicronCeti on ravelry.

Ann said...

I preordered Botanical Knits last week and downloaded the ebook. Can't wait to get the softcover book in May. What beautiful patterns! And these yarns....OMG!!! So gorgeous!

ArizonaGrandma said...

Beautiful yarn. Thanks for the chance to win.

ndjen04 said...

An amazing giveaway for a fantastic book! How generous!

ndjen04 on Ravelry

Jessica Myers said...

Amazing stuff!!! <3

Caitlin said...

Incredible giveaway! Ahh! caitlin0036@gmail.com

Cindy said...

Fabulous prize, I would love to knit all the things

hada131 said...

Me me me!!! PLEASE :)
hada131(at)gazeta(dot)pl

Cindy said...

Fabulous, I wand to knit all the things

Caity said...

These yarns are so pretty. What a generous giveaway!

Deborah Lyda said...

Always fun to have a chance at cool stuff - debkobe on Ravelry or debkobe@gmail.com

Kiki said...

Wow, that pile of yarn would keep anyone in Botanical Knitting for a year!
yarn-vs-zombies, Ravelry

JoAnna said...

This is such an amazing giveaway!

lylandra said...

Oh the yarn looks so pretty! I would love to win...
I'm YarnSurfer on Rav

Karen Steenberg said...

Amazing love the patterns,, I am simoom on Ravelry

Nawaal Fataar said...

I find myself drooling at that gorgeous, cosy, cuddly stash that you plan to give away. Would cross the desert for that stash.

Tracy said...

Ravelry ID mrstn2006

Thanks for the chance to win this amazing prize! I have never used most of this yarn so Wow!

Meg said...

What a wonderful giveaway of beautiful yarn! Thank you!

Mary Beth said...

Wow, what a giveaway! I would love the chance to make so many of your designs.
mbprice on Ravelry

suebe said...

Knitting is my mental health break each day. Thank you for offering such a great give-away.
suebradfordedwards(at)yahoo(dot)com

Kieu said...

That is a swoon-worthy pile of yarn! I have the book but have yet to buy yarn for any of the patterns - This would be lovely!

tknlamgmailcom

troy and christina said...

Wow! This is a very generous prize to win! Love your designs.

christina
(bowie on Rav)

Roslyn Hazen said...

So much yummy yarn!

rachel b. said...

What a lovely give away! Beautiful yarns for just as beautiful patterns. Thank you.

Mks said...

What a beautiful and generous giveaway!
Rav ID: smithmks

√Čtudiants du cours MSO-6013 said...

wonderful yarn for wonderful designs! I already cast on for one but would surely know what to do with it.
cblaser(at)videotron(dot)com

cjosephini said...

What a treat!

penelope10 said...

An absolute jack pot of gorgousness!
Boy, I would love to win!!

Kellie said...

Amazing giveaway!!!
Kellieps3 at windstream dot net

Ginny said...

What a fantastic giveaway!

Maryse said...

I don't think I have ever seen such an amazing giveway! Such a beautiful book! I look forward to having my own copy!

ceresas said...

my jaw dropped! ceresas on Rav

Jennifer Cummings said...

Gorgeous yarn! The only problem would be what to knit first :)

1ststarleft said...

All that yarn! Yes please! 1ststarleft on rav

BCGramma said...

Wow, that's a huge passel of yarn goodness. Thanks for the chance to win it.

Gayle said...

an amazing giveaway! i am entering for my sister who is never not knitting also!

Hishandmaid said...

this is very generous Alana and all! Hishandmaid on Rav
knittingmotheratgmaildotcom

Amber said...

Wow, beautiful yarn, awesome giveaway!
Ravelry name: ambersparks

Velda said...

Wow! Super giveaway! Would love to win.

Velda Dedeaux
msdelisle@xipline.com

Knitoday said...

Gorgeous yarns. Amazing designs with intricate details. How tempting! My name on Ravelry is knitoday

Paula said...

WOW!!What a generous giveaway! bufo13 on ravelry

MegR said...

Wow, what a gorgeous collection of yarn, this will make one knitter very, very happy! meagan(dot)radford(at)gmail(dot)com

Kristin Chowanec said...

WOW! What an awesome giveaway! Thanks for the time you put into your designs to share with us!

(kristin@inkedcreations.com)

Kristin Chowanec said...

Wow what an awesome giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win and for all your beautiful work!

Nancy said...

what a great giveaway. I would love to win.

Ginger said...

Such a great giveaway, thanks!

Rav: GingerLee25

Sangeetha said...

wow - i think i would pass out if i win - thanks that's really generous

Pamela said...

Gorgeous yarns!
pamelammgarcia on ravelry

Karen said...

Wonderful prize!!
Karenbk on rav

Brenda said...

What a fantastic and generous giveaway!

I'd love to win - thanks.

(Goodstuff on Rav)

Suburban Stitcher said...

I posted on twitter! I am suburbanstitch

Suburban Stitcher said...

This IS a fabulous giveaway! Someone has to win...so I'm crossing my fingers it's me!

jamielw said...

Thanks for such a generous giveaway! Looking forward to working on new some new botanical cardigans since I made two Coastal knit ones last year,

The Harris Family said...

Fantastic giveaway! Thanks for the opportunity!

Dawna said...

It was a pleasure meeting you at Stitches last weekend. You were so lovely and kind.I can't wait to start knitting some Botanical Knits. I'd love to win all that gorgeous yarn!

s0nicfreak said...

I want it! seganaka@gmail.com

Sampras_5 said...

Amazing!!! Would love to knit it all!

sampras on rav

Olga said...

How could any one resist the urge to enter this contest! Thanks Alana and all the companies who have so generously contributed to this prize!

m&m said...

oh my goodness, what an amazing giveaway! I would so love to win this! mdsmassage@yahoo.com

kenderheart said...

Beautiful yarn, beautiful patterns = win, win. Katarasands on rav.

ellygrant said...

Wow that yarn is delicious! I have a sister-in-law I would share it with because I'm a nice person ;-)

(eloise.grant(at)gmail.com)

Barbara C. said...

Beautiful patterns! Beautiful yarn! Yum!

Jen said...

Wow, amazing! Thanks for doing this! :)

Michele said...

This is an amazing giveaway! It would be amazing to win!
michelersaunders@gmail.com

ColeyB said...

I feel lucky!!! This is really fun! Coleyknits on Ravelry

Book Broads Book Club said...

I've got a few of these patterns lined and ready for knitting -- some yummy yarn would work out quite well! :-)

Jennifer Tripp Mead said...

What a lovely stash of yarn and an amazing give-away! I'm looking forward to knitting patterns from Botanicals Knits.

Rav ID: Jentm

jenbrook96 said...

What a fantastic give-away! I wish you lots of success with your new collection!

jenbrook96 on Ravelry

LochKnitsMonster said...

This is the motherload of giveaways! Great job on Botanical Knits. You should be very proud. I'm a huge fan of Coastal Knits too.

Rav id: LochKnitsMonster

Koshiba said...

Wow, what a giveaway! Lovely yarn to go with lovely patterns. =)

kuroneko13[at]gmail[dot]com

Dixie said...

Wow! What a wonderful showcase of yarns!
I'd certainly love to win!!!
Thanks for the opportunity!
Marianne40@raverly

melosa said...

Beautiful Collection! Beautiful Yarn! Thank you for hosting such a wonderful giveaway.

melosa on rav

Lisa said...

Gorgeous yarns, Fabulous patterns, very generous giveaway!! Count me in! Thank you! Lisa Rav: llmcguire

Anna said...

What an incredible giveaway!

Anna G. acgene (at) gmail (dot) com

Teal said...

Awesome giveaway. Thanks for the opportunity to win it.
Teal on Ravelry

Thelostgeek said...

You've got rave reviews from all around! Great job, Alana :) the giveaway is awesome too!

KatieB said...

I admit I am still too yarn crazed post Stitches West to even think about acquiring MORE, but here I am trying.

What the heck: I share everything with my knitting SIL and my big Ravelry meetup groups.

Good luck, all, but I hope I win. Thanks for a wonderful opportunity.

KatieB said...

Can't resist trying for this one. Thanks for another great giveaway.

KatieB said...

Ditto what Emily says: mine didn't show up so tried again.

rachel ashton said...

Awesome Giveaway! id loove to have hours of knitting on my hands! :D

raexashton@aol.com

Kevin T said...

Would love to win this for my girlfriend! followthelorax@gmail.com

Unknown said...

I love your new patterns. The challenge is deciding which one to make first. All those yarns are luscious! Thanks so much. Persimmontree on Ravelry

Prairie Clover said...

I love your new book and can't wait to get started on something but can't decide which piece! What a generous giveaway. I am Vulichbl on Ravelry

Jean Ashley said...

That's an amazing giveaway to go with an amazing book (I've bought the ebook already--could not resist!) I've also tweetted about the giveaway (@jashleyslc on twitter and jashleyslc on ravelry). Thanks!

tea said...

WOW! 0.0

teakkk63(at)yahoo(dot)com

the quilter said...

What a wonderful giveaway--I would be so lucky to win this!!

Katiekipper said...

Wow! Awesome prize, perfect for awesome patterns!

Katiekipper said...

Awesome prize for awesome patterns!

Jaana said...

So many wonderful yarns that you can't buy here in Finland. I´ve already knitted the Forest Floor Hat, but I would love to do it again with Suri Merino.

plants-and-rags@hotmail.com

Kate said...

What a wonderful giveaway! This would provide many many hours of knitting for the lucky winner.... I would love it! "CreativeTightwad" on ravelry.

sallyg said...
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sallyg said...

I would be happy knitting every pattern in this book. You did an incredible job.
sallyg on Ravelry

Strand Family said...

Wow! What an amazing giveaway! Hope I win. strandlaura @yahoo.com

Jakes Wife said...

Great Giveaway :)
addicted2yarn2012@gmail.com

Jakes Wife said...

Great Giveaway :)
addicted2yarn2012@gmail.com

claire said...

great book, great giveaway! thanks. clairestarrs on rav.

Paula Bannon said...

This is such an amazing giveaway. I'd love to win!

MissPaulaKnits on Ravelry

lakchi said...

This is so generous. Would love to win!
Rav Id. LAKCHI

Elledub said...
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Elledub said...

What a beautiful pile of yarn! And your new patterns are wonderful!
Knitluxe on Ravelry

Kristina said...

Beautiful yarn! Can't wait to try another sweater.

Sandra Kvalheim said...

So generous! Thanks for this chance to win such beautiful yarn.

Lisa L said...

Beautiful yarns and generous giveaway! Would love a chance to win.

Lisa(at)luft(dot)ca or RavId olwynsdtr

Bubiknits said...

oh my oh my! that's a wonderful giveaway!!! thank you! I love all the patterns in your book! going to tweet this also :)

Bubiknits said...
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Karin said...

The book is wonderful! Knitful on Ravelry

sharon said...

Such a beautiful collection, I have everyone of the patterns marked as favourites in Ravelry!
You have created some truly gorgeous designs--thank you!

sharon said...

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Lunaria said...

wow, wow, wow - best giveaway EVER!

steph said...

speechless.....!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


rav id soyknits

sam, elias, atticus said...

Wow! What an amazing giveaway. Love the new designs!!

sam, elias, atticus said...

oops- forgot my contact info

rav id: jessmo

Unknown said...

Oh, my - the pretties! Please count me in - Krystalline on Rav.

Babette's Ffest said...

Love the patterns! Love the yarn!I also tweeted an entry @babettesffest

Jenny T said...

Wow, what a stash enhancer!

Babette's Ffest said...

Love the giveaway! Love the patterns! Tweeted for an additional entry as well. @babettesffest

Hannonle said...

What awesome yarn! Please count me in

desdemona said...

I will happy to participateit this giveaway!.. Thank you for your knitting and for link to yarn store. alex(dot)dedova at gmail(dot)com

Jenifgrr said...

What a beautiful, generous giveaway! I'm in a yarn dry spell right now, it would be so awesome to win!

Christine S said...

What an amazing giveaway. Can't wait to see the book in person!

LauraH said...

What beautiful yarn! I enjoy your designs and would love to win this yarn and knit something! Thanks so much for the giveaway!

Cinnamon said...

Holy wow! What a fantastic giveaway. Seriously keeping my fingers crossed for this one!

Penny for Your Thoughts said...

What a fantastic giveaway!

Ilana H said...

Hi Alana
The book is amazing ,can't wait to start twigs and willows :) thank you for your generosity.
Ilana x

Hapi2Run said...

The book is beautiful, and I can't wait to receive the printed copy. I love the yarn you've chosen for the patterns, and that you're giving us the opportunity to win it. Thank you!

I'm Hapi2Run on Ravelry.

CraftyKaty said...

What an amazing amount of beautiful yarn to go with all the gorgeous Botanical Knits designs. Sign me up!

Dawne said...

Oh. My. Word. That is the king's ransom in yarn :) Looove!

knittergrl
kdrobins@mymts.net

Cindy Kane said...

Looks wonderful!!
Cakane@optonline.net

AmH said...
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AmH said...

wow! love Botanical Knits!

alh97@comcast.net

livin4fishin said...

I'm ready to knit all the things. Just love the new book. Thanks for such a giveaway.

Livin4fishin on ravelry.

Hasol Yu said...

What a great giveaway!

Oregongrl on ravelry

Claire Park said...

Gorgeous. xClaire

JenniferSylvie said...

Oh my gosh, how generous. Love your patterns.

foamofdays said...

Wow! What a great giveaway! Count me in please!

kilikina21 said...

Would love a chance to win! Thanks for the giveaway!!
Christina kilikina21@aol.com

Connie K said...

Awesome giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win!

greyowl60@yahoo.com

rfharrison said...

Gorgeous patterns and beautiful yarns :)

Willie O'Grady said...

Hi,
Pre-ordered a hard copy of the book. Would love the yarn to go with it. What a generous contest! Thanks.
Laura (lauraog@eastlink.ca)

Anna Camacho said...

Congratulations on your book! Thank you for the giveaway opportunity.

lincannon said...

I would love to use all that yarn to do the projects in the book, which is marvelous.
Thank you for an awesome opportunity

Catherine said...

Thank you for the opportunity. You are a very talented designer. Love your pieces.

Brittany Moffat said...

Wow! What a fanastastic give away! Love the colors and the fact that there's enought to actually make some of the items from the book.

Jenny T. said...

O.M.G. What a prize! Here's hoping! LOVE the book, by the way :)
jentrui(at)yahoo(dot)com

ducklingsinarow said...

Oh my goodness! What wonderful, amazing yarn! Such a generous giveaway! (deianickelsen on Rav)

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