Category Archives: Contests

Win sock yarn for life!

Win Socks for Life! Well, the yarn, you’re on your own after that. (Vancouver, BC) “To be fair, it’s actually only a 25 year supply, so we can only hope the winner dies early to keep me an honest woman.” – … Continue reading

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But first, a public service announcement: Have you been voting for The Knitter's Hunk/Hunkess? Check it out! * * * * * If it had been just one hole, I would have considered fixing them.   This is what happens … Continue reading

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Where the goose lived, including a contest.

If you haven't read yesterday's post, you will not get the goose reference. You can go back and read that post if you, like me, are anal about doing things in the proper order. If you are more like Smokey … Continue reading

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But first, mutterings. Industry :: complex. Jerry :: rigged. Detour :: around. Mug :: Jenny the Potter. Steer :: -ing wheel. Link :: fun! Harmony :: guides. Epic :: saga. Suspect :: Tse– however that is spelled. Translate :: Russian. … Continue reading

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One more thing. No, two more things. Well, actually, three more things.

This was me at the rally yesterday. We librarians* stand with the teachers whose vocation was disparaged and attacked and made to seem the enemy by the incumbent. * Even former part-time librarians currently employed as tax accountants. * * … Continue reading

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Almost your last chance.

Stacey's, aka Purling Dervish's, fundraiser for the Guthy-Jackson Charitable Foundation is almost over. Go read her story Go read about GJCF. Donate and be in the running for these awesome knitterly prizes.

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A package arrived. What could it be? I won Vicki's contest awhile back*. What did I win? Goodies! Awesome goodies! I cannot wait to use those cans for flowers. Or yarn. Those of you who read Vicki's blog will recognize … Continue reading

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Free reading.

Three stories from the Bordertown series. Free. On the net. Go.* Read. (Image at right shamelessly lifted from the linked page in hopes of luring you over there.) * This has been a not-paid-for advertisement written in hopes of winning … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday.

Today's WIP is brought to you by Twinset Ellen via Carrie K.   This is the beginning of a 2×2 ribbed hat intended for either Senator Ron Johnson or Rep. Sean Duffy, both of Wisconsin and two of my three … Continue reading

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I only win when I forget I entered.

Friday night Smokey was attempting to move cars around so that when the Blizzard Of The Century™ arrived our driveway would be passable. In the process one of the vans got stuck snugged next to a tree and Da Yeep … Continue reading

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