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Holiday Giveaway Winners, VK Live New York & Last-Minute Inspiration!

Thanks to everyone who entered our Holiday Giveaways this month - we are pleased to announce our lucky winners!
  • Day 1 - Marblz Deluxe Interchangeable Set: splendorfalls
  • Day 2 - Shawl Pin: hoyagirl
  • Day 3 - Nova Platina Interchangeable Starter Set: expknitter
  • Day 4 - Waves Crochet Set: zookyla
  • Day 5 - Marblz DPN Set: Linda N.
  • Day 6 - Knit Blockers: socrafty1
  • Day 7 - Wool Winder: vernalequinox
  • Day 8 - Nova Platina Special Interchangeable Set: esa
  • Day 9 - Nova Platina Cubics Deluxe Interchangeable Set: cratfinbunny
  • Day 10 - Nirvana Pom Pom Maker Set: i-hook
The holiday countdown continues, but it's not too late to knit or crochet gifts for that special someone. We've collected plenty of quick projects for last-minute gifting emergencies here on Pinterest; below are a few of our recent favorites!

Knit Last-Minute Hat - Free Pattern at Yarn.com.
Knit Gap-Tastic Cowl by Jen Geigley - Free pattern on Ravelry.
Knit Garter Stitch Chunky Mittens by Flax and Twine - Free pattern on Ravelry.
Crochet Chunky Beanie - Free Pattern at ColourandCotton.com.
Crochet Cupcake Keychain - Free pattern at RepeatCrafterMe.com.

Special Bonus Giveaway!

Last but certainly not least, we are pleased to offer a special bonus giveaway for our blog readers this month: a FREE 3-day Marketplace ticket to the next Vogue Knitting Live event, happening this January 15-17, 2016 in New York City! We are proud to sponsor this fun-filled event which includes classes, fashion shows, innovative fiber artists, and two floors of shopping!
To enter, leave a comment on this blog post telling us what classes or events you would like to attend at VK Live New York (click here to check out their website for all the details!). Be sure to also mention your Ravelry ID or email address so that we can contact you if you win.

One comment will be randomly selected as the winner and announced on our next blog post on Friday, January 8, 2016. Good luck!

27 comments:

  1. thank you very much! Congrats to everyone and a very Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year to all.

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  2. Wow, what a nice surprise to see my name by the Knit Blockers! Thank you so much for having these giveaways. Congratulations to all the winners and Merry Christmas!

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  3. Thank you so much for offering this special opportunity! It is very gracious of you during the holiday season!If I would be chosen to attend Vogue Knitting Live, the classes I would most like to attend would be:Fri - Perfect Seam & Socks 101; Sat - Lovely Knitted Lace Lab & 15 Clever Cast Ons & Better Bind Offs ;Sun - A Shetland Tradition - A Cockleshell Scarf & Beading 101. Thank you so much for this opportunity! Tapestry63@hotmail.com

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  4. Thanks for this opportunity! I would love to attend the Beginners' Bootcamp classes because I am slowly learning myself as well as other beginner and advanced beginner classes (those that are not sold out ;-) ). Of course, I'd love to attend the Fashion Runway, Knitting Orchestra, Innovative Fibre Artists, and Shopping! There's so much to do and to enjoy! Ravelry id: quotku email: stairwayheaven11@gmail.com Thanks again and Happy Holidays!!!

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  5. Thank you so much! I am overjoyed to get my first set of interchangeable needles. I only have two sets of knitting needles and they will help me to learn and make new items. Congrats to all the other winners. Happy holidays to all of you!

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  6. Thank you for the fun giveaway! I hope you do this again next year!

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  7. Since I'm on a sock-knitting streak, I would take Heels and Toes and Socks 101: Toe-Up Socks. hardwarequeen on Ravelry.

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  8. I'd love to take this class:
    The Secrets to Solving Mistakes, Mishaps, and the Disappointing Sweater
    rav: dinasmiles2

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  9. Id take the Turbo Throwing lecture to help my speed.
    Rav : mandaincanada

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  10. Id take the Turbo Throwing lecture to help my speed.
    Rav : mandaincanada

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  11. Howdy! Well it's a new year for me; post-Op from a brain tumor removal, I've seen returned, BETTER use of my hands (coordination!) and eyesight. I don't say that for pity, but for a reason for all you madcap sisters of knitting mania to Rejoice with me! I've been one full year w/out being able to knit; I'm just happy to be here LOL 😀 That said, my ravelry id= (thefirstdark). My email address is: thefirstdark@gmail.com
    Good luck to all; Brightest Blessings to you and yours, guys and dolls! 💖

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    1. God Bless you and may your Holiday Season bring you many fond and beautiful memories.

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  12. Hi: Seem and socks course is what i need! ravelry: gacakapa.
    Thanks

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  13. I would take the toe up sock class. Maryc26 is my ravelry acct name.

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  14. I would love to take the heels and toes and socks 101 class. This is going to be the year of operation sockdrawer for me! I am corinnarella on ravelry

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  15. Thank you so much for your kindness in offering this giveaway, and for including my beanie pattern! Much appreciated. One of my goals in 2016 is to learn to knit, and to knit socks! Happy new year to all!

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  16. I would just totally enjoy the entire experience of being there! Yarn heaven! Plus my daughter and granddaughter live in NY so a visit would be a double bonus!!!

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  17. Sock or a dye class:). Raveler Rubydeee

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  18. There are so many classes I would love to attend. I am most interested in Celtic Cables, Getting Your Lace On, Double Knitting, and Knit a Perfect Fit. I like to learn new techniques or learn how to improve my knitting. Thanks. My Ravelry name is crazyknit68.

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  19. I would love any class related to Socks or the Sunday's beginner lace would be fun! Looks like a great line up all weekend! Email: karen.8505@yahoo.com revelry id:Karen8505

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  20. I would love to take how to read knitting patterns, the beginner intensive program and see all the pretty things at the market :)

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  21. Tuscany swawl class and beginners cable class. Tdjmsm.

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  22. I'd love to take the German stitch pattern class! Visiting New York would be amazing too, since I've never been there! My Ravelry ID is danaofunwind. :)

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  23. I would love to take a class with Susan Anderson. anbejz on rav

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  24. I would love to take a class with Susan Anderson anbejz on rav

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  25. So many great classes ... I'd do zip it! And possibly double knitting. :)

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  26. I would love to take the Snip 'n Zip: Steeks and Zippers class. I would like to take my fairisle knitting to the next level. Ravelry ID-cookier293.

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