I have now completed my angel crochet pattern. It will be put up for sale on Ravelry but I thought that before I did that I would offer ten copies of the pattern for free. If you would like a copy of the pattern all you have to do is comment below and this is… Read More Angel Pattern Giveaway
As the Giveaway had closed, and using the slips of card I used last time, I pulled one lucky winner out of the hat. Name of the winner below but just to keep you guessing a bit longer I will recap what the giveaway was all about. It was a printed copy of one of… Read More We have a winner
You may remember that I offered these three crosses as a Giveaway. Well sixteen people entered and I did the choosing today. I know a lot of people use some sort of electronic chooser but I don’t quite trust things like that and like to do it the old fashioned way. However having put all… Read More Giveaway Winners
Following on from my making lots of Celtic crosses I have decided to offer three of them as a Giveaway. One each to three people. This is open to anyone anywhere. All you have to do is comment at the bottom of this post saying which of the three you would prefer. I think that… Read More Easter Giveaway
Well on Saturday, as promised, I chose three names at random and they turned out to be Nanacathy, Joan and F Arthur. Since I have your email addresses from your comments I will be sending each of you an email to request a postal address (anywhere in the world is fine) and then I will… Read More Giveaway winners
I thought that it was time for a Giveaway. Just a short time for entries. I will choose the winners next Saturday. I have three angels to give away so there will be three winners. To enter just leave your comment below and if you have a preference as to colour you can include that.… Read More Time for a Giveaway!
A little while ago I went in for Angela of http://wishiwerestitching.sg ‘s giveaway for some fascinating yarn and ‘I WON!’ It came yesterday and I took some quick photographs as I excitedly opened the parcel. All those pretty stamps! And inside pretty too! Even some ‘almost rainbow’ tape. I say ‘almost rainbow’ because they have left… Read More Even more yarn!
Before I reveal who won just a bit about how I chose them. I did look at a few random number generators but I wasn’t sure if they were truly random. So I decided to do it the normal way. In order that all the names would stay separate and equal I printed them out… Read More Giveaway winner!
These last couple of weeks I have been taking time out of my other projects to make a little something for a special Easter Giveaway to celebrate just over three years of blogging and over 400 (now over 450) email followers! As you can see from the picture it is a crochet basket containing seven… Read More Easter Giveaway!
Well today is the day for drawing out the winner of my Two Year Blogaversay Giveaway. The prizes if you remember were:- First one – This ball of yarn and pattern book Second one – these Beads, Buttons & Bows. And the yarn and pattern book go to – catzikay of HIJinKs Crochet and the Beads,… Read More Giveaway Winner!
In March I showed you how far I had got with my new ripple blanket, my latest loaf of bread and the tulips glowing in the sunshine. I shared with you the five hexagons that I was contributing to Patch (of Made by Patch) ‘s Collaborative Crochet Blanket project and the gifts for my Two… Read More March Montage
Today it is exactly two years since my first post and as I have also exceeded 300 followers! a number I never thought to reach, it seemed a good time for a Giveaway. Now life lately has been extremely traumatic (not sure if I want to share the details sometime but it does mean I… Read More Let’s have a Giveaway
This last month I spent most of my time on my spectrum ripple blanket and something else that I haven’t shown you yet. But I also announced the winner of the Giveaway and showed you how to make two different sorts of friendship bracelet. For something different I shared some photographs that I took while… Read More September Montage
This time I really did put the names in a hat. An old winter imitation fur hat that is actually too small for me. Tossed them around with my fingers many times before drawing out………………….. A winner who will receive this lovely cotton yarn in seven rainbow colours and one of the following coasters or… Read More The Giveaway Winner is………………………..
A little late again – but this month I showed you my finished socks and even the CAL still got a look in. I showed you how I was getting my squares ready for the great Join Along and even some of the ones I was leaving out. I delighted in finally receiving my ‘Monthly… Read More August Montage
This Giveaway is for the 200+ email followers that I know about. I explained before that I was a little tired in July when I reached that magic number – 200 and now I am well on the way to 250! When you see what I have decided for the giveaway you will understand why… Read More At Last! The Giveaway
Welcome to all the people who have started to follow me these last few months and Hi to all those of you who have been following me even longer. When I started this blog it seemed unlikely that I would ever have this many followers (even though I know many of you have hundreds!). Now… Read More Over 200 followers!
Yesterday as I was sitting down to lunch there was a knock at the door, muttering to myself that I hoped it wasn’t one of these people wanting me to change my energy supplier or phone, I opened the door to find that it was the postman with a package. 🙂 It was my ‘prize’… Read More A lovely surprise and CAL catch up.
Today is a whole year since my first post on 22nd March 2012. I felt that it ought to be marked in some way. Now some people have a special giveaway but since I have just had one of those, I thought maybe I should do something slightly different. I thought of a giveaway where… Read More My Blogging Anniversary
If you remember the items for the giveaway are:- and Plus two of my crochet bookmarks. ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** Today I put all the names on pieces of card and drew out a winner. I am always sorry that only one person can win but in this case the winner is:- Nice Piece… Read More Giveaway Winner Announced
I was more prepared for my ‘Fifty Follower’ giveaway, as I had hoped to reach that number, but I never thought I would ever get to one hundred! So thank you all for your interest and for those of you who comment for those comments; it’s great to meet fellow enthusists. ***** ***** ***** ***** … Read More 100 Follower Giveaway open
When I had my ‘Fifty Follower’ giveaway I always thought that I ought to have another one if I ever reached one hundred followers but had no especial expectation that that would ever happen. But Now! I was actually planning to write this when I only had 99 followers but no! now it is 100.… Read More Another Giveaway?
As promised, I sat down today wrote all the entries for my giveaway on little pieces of card. [I had some offcuts of card and I thought this might be better that paper] Decided to put them in an old Waterstone’s bag as that is totally opaque Shook them up And drew out ………………………………… Usha… Read More And the winner is!
I was surprised that I haven’t had more people interested in my 50 follower giveaway. Not sure if the reason is Having it in August (not something I could determine really). The things I have chosen to give away. Asking people to give some feedback on the blog. Other reason I haven’t thought of. Anyway,… Read More Giveaway
Well I liked the alliteration and there are five free things for one of my now fifty plus followers. Some people call them Giveaways (as I will) some Competitions, but this is something I have been preparing for, as those who have been following me longest will know. So what are the conditions for entry?… Read More Fifty Follower Free-for-all?
Two or three days ago I decided to make a start on my fourth item for the giveaway. One of the things ‘I am crazy about’ that I haven’t yet shared with you in any of my posts is snowflakes. For some time now I have wanted to try and crochet some snowflakes, so I… Read More Maybe I should just stick to knitting!
Isn’t it wonderful to have so many sunny days? (UK viewers). I feel quite re-energised but also hot! Well I have finally finished the white socks. Though the person I am making them for is now away for a month so he won’t get them till he comes back. I won’t say they are perfect.… Read More Socks finished! and Looking forward
I meant to include this in my post yesterday but maybe it justifies a separate post. Chipper Nelly is having a giveaway to celebrate getting to 200 folowers. What’s on offer are three different possibilities: some really lovely blocks in a box or three blocks and an old key with a home made tag or… Read More Great Giveaway
First, of course, I had to knit a square (well actually a rectangle) to help me get an idea of my tension on this particular yarn. Then work out how many stitches to use as the pattern I am following is a measure your foot and work it out sort of thing. I also had… Read More Finally getting down to the sock(s)
I am so happy at the moment. I have my blanket across the end of my bed keeping my toes warm in this unusually chilly May. And on Friday my goodies came from cuteasabutton’s birthday giveaway which I was so lucky to win. They were packed in these lovely bits of tissue paper. So now… Read More Happy, happy, happy!