A celebratory yarn giveaway!!

Earlier tonight I completed my last final exam for my second master’s, huzzah!! I figured there’s no better way to celebrate than by doing another giveaway! Over the weekend I did some spring cleaning and pulled out a few neglected skeins that I’m sure could be happier in another home. One (1) lucky person who comments on this blog post between now (May 7th, 2012) and midnight US Central time May 12th, 2012 (my graduation date!) will win the following 27 skeins of yarn. Yes, that’s right 27. It’s funny how taking out that much still made no dent in my stash. I’ll announce the winner this Sunday, May 13th.

[Edit: I just realized I missed a skein in the count, there's actually 28 skeins total. I updated the list below to include the additional skein.]

As in previous giveaways, international visitors are more than welcome to enter. I pay all shipping costs. I also like to mention that I live in a cat-friendly home. (I try to caution people in case they’re seriously allergic, however, all of the yarn has been in a closet, box, or cabinet.) Ok ready for a few pictures?

Here’s what’s included:

1 Noro Silk Garden in color #337 (teal blues and greens)
2 Knit Picks Gloss Lace in Ultramarine – dark blue
1 Knit Picks Essential Sock in Grass (this yarn is now called Stroll per Knit Picks website)
3 Knit Picks Comfy Bulky in Flamingo – light pink
2 Knit Picks Andean Silk in Flamingo – light pink (1) and Fedora – dark brown (1)
2 Knit Picks Shine Worsted in Cream (1) and Serenade – dark purple (1)
1 Knit Picks Stroll in Playtime Hand-dyed
2 Malabrigo Lace in Geranio
1 Cascade 128 Superwash in White
2 Louisa Harding Twice Tweed in color 09 (dark brown)
8 O-Wool Balance in Natural (2 dye lots)
1 LB Collection Superwash Merino in Wild Berry (purple)

and then I found 2 more skeins that I wanted to add…

2 Classic Elite Classic Silk in color 6953 (red/pink)

This large haul could be all yours! Please only one comment per person. I use a spam filter and will need to approve the comment of any new commenters. I promise I’ll keep a watchful eye and moderate comments as quickly as I can. Let me know if you have any questions and good luck!! :D

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44 thoughts on “A celebratory yarn giveaway!!

  1. I love yarn ….. How can I not love a yarnie giveaway …. And so many! Love the blues and natural. I would be so lucky to win. There are more skein’s there, than I have in my stash. (including the ones for my current project)

  2. How gloriously generous you are! I am sure whomever wins this stash will be so grateful and the love will remain in each fibre!
    Blessings and bliss to you,
    Rain

  3. Wow!! this is GREAT!!, Congrats for your graduation !
    I LOVE yarn and Giveaways.(never won one :) )
    Thank you thank you thank you. You’re sooo genereous.
    Sigal

  4. Congratulations on your final exam!!! That must give you such a wonderful feeling. Having just finished my NVQ 3 (it is a qualification here in the UK, equal to our A levels – mine was in Social Care – no where as intense as what you have just done, but for me, getting back into study after years of just being a Mum) I was so relieved when I had if all wrapped up and passed.

    I love the colour of the Noro, and the O-Wool Balance.

    Have a wonderful relaxing week now all the hard work is done for a while.

    Colette x

  5. Congrats on your graduation! Nothing like wrapping up a semester with success, followed soon after by a graduation.
    The yarn give-away is way generous of you, and the yarns are all splendid. Good luck moving forward with your new degree!

  6. Congratulations on the 2nd master’s degree. Big giveaway for a huge accomplishment. Hope you take a break from the studies and enjoy some knitting time.

  7. What beautiful yarn! As a newbie knitter/crocheter, working with beautiful, high quality yarn would add a great level of sophistication to my craft. A step up from Wal-mart yarn, for sure!

    So glad to hear about your graduation! Congratulations! :)

  8. What a beautiful and generous yarn prize! My daughter-in-law and I would have a lot of fun going through this. :)

    And congrats on your schooling accomplishment!!!

  9. Congrats to you!!!!!!!!!! This is such a HUGE giveaway! EEEEEEEEEEEK i feel like a kid waiting to go to Disney World! Thanks for the chance to win!

  10. Congratulations on your graduation! Celebrate! Yea! Thank you for the opportunity to win some of your stash (like i need more) but you can never have enough.

  11. Mega congrats on your great accomplishment. A second master’s is a serious accomplishment. How nice of you to celebrate by passing along such a grand stash. There are some of those 27 skeins that I covet & the rest I would share with my knitting group.

  12. Congratulations on your 2nd masters, what is your area of interest? Thanks for the chance to win some yummy yarn.

  13. Hold sh*t! Thanks so much for this awesome give-away. I’m a junior in undergrad, and I was just with a couple of friends at our local wawa (oh, college towns) and a police officer asked us if we are graduating this weekend. Now THAT freaked me out!

  14. Congratulations on your graduation! I’m in the (very long) last stretch of my PhD and feel like it may never end.

  15. That’s a seriously generous giveaway, but I can understand if you no longer feel the love. Congratulations on your graduation! What’s next? (Don’t put me in the draw… I have a tonne of yarn (most likely literally) and would love someone more needy than I to win it!)

  16. Congrats on your graduation! That is an amazing accomplishment! I am a double major in undergrad right now. Only one year left!!!! :) I would love to be entered into your very generous giveaway :)

  17. Congratulations on your graduation, one milestone down. Would love to be in to win the yarn pile; I’m on a yarn diet atm due to unexpected expenses; strange world where a working dishwasher is more important than yarn!

  18. Congratulations on your 2nd graduation!

    And thanks for this awesome giveaway! I would be glad to try the O-Wool and the knit Picks yarns, also my Stitch ‘n Bitch group would be soooo happy with them!

  19. Bah! Just left a comment but it didn’t post :-/
    That’s a lot of gorgeous yarn!!! Love it! You must be so excited to be graduating! My husband just finished up his Master’s and the relief is sooo sweet. Congrats!

  20. Yarn! I’m obsessed. And this is a fantastic giveaway. Whoever will win it will be happy for a loooong, looong time.
    Thank you for spreading happiness.

  21. Nothing would make my wife happier than to give this to her as a birthday present which is in a month. Do you want to make a husband have a happy wife?

  22. yay to your second masters! whoot whoot. thanks for the fabulous giveaway. oh the thingies I could knit… :) er… not sure if I leave my email. um, here! dodington at gmail dot com over and out!

  23. Ohmygosh ohmygosh ohmygosh!!!!! There is more yarn there than I’ve ever owned at one time (even though I am a crochet addict!!) And would be sosososososo amazing to win!! <3 Thank you for this awesome giveaway!! x

  24. Wow! If this is for the giveaway, I would love to see your stash! Just to be amazed by pure bliss of color and softness. Congratulations and all the best!

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