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Archive for April 23rd, 2013


Fettuccini is Back–Just in Time for Earth Month!

April 23rd, 2013

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zpagettiOur hugely popular yarn, Fettuccini, is finally back in stock after blowing off the shelves and selling out several weeks ago. And just in time! Earth Day may have been yesterday, but all of April is Earth Month, and every day is a great opportunity to be eco-friendly. As many Fettuccini enthusiasts already know, this unique yarn is made with remnants of jersey fabric used to create garments. The remnants would otherwise be discarded, so we’re thrilled to breathe a little new life into this special fiber. In honor of its (re-)arrival, I’ve rounded up a handful of the great items you can knit, crochet or craft with this yarn. Click here to learn more about Fettuccini, browse colors and place your order today!

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New Giveaway Alert: Vanna’s Choice Baby Yarns and 2 Fiskars Scissors for a Baby Afghan!

April 23rd, 2013

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In continuation of celebrating spring here on the blog, I have a new giveaway that I’m excited to announce.  One lucky winner will have the chance to win a set of 5 Vanna’s Choice® Baby yarns, and 2 pairs of scissors, courtesy of Fiskars (The World’s #1 Scissor Brand™): The Original Orange-Handled Scissors™ and the 4″ Folding Scissors™ to make the Bright Stripes Baby Afghan (Crochet Pattern).

The Vanna’s Choice Baby colors included in the giveaway are sure reminders of the beautiful flowers and blooms currently decorating gardens and yards.  This afghan will be a pleasure to make, especially if you sit outside and enjoy nature as you work!

«Contest is now closed»

Fiskars and Vanna's Choice Giveaway Crochet
Good luck! Contest ends on Tuesday, April 30 at 5:00 p.m. EST

Please note: Comments left on this blog post do NOT count as entries. Please click on the link above to enter.

*Update 5/3/2013*: Congratulations to Eva Yee who has won this wonderful prize!