Fall is fast and furiously doing its thing. The leaves are almost off the trees, the pastures are slowing down and you can tell that everyone - both human and animal - is getting ready for the coming of winter in New England. Wood is being cut and split, nuts are being gathered, and wool coats are growing longer and fluffier.
If you are a knitter or a crafter that means you are probably deep in Christmas gift mode, have bought some new yarns and/or fabrics, and are dreaming about all the things you are going to make this winter. Me too! I've been knitting every evening rushing through another project that I cannot reveal just yet.
To celebrate the arrival of the busy crafting season and also the 30th anniversary of Vogue Knitting Magazine, I've got a great giveaway this week. A selection of five books from Sixth and Spring Publishing - the publishing division of Soho, parent company to VK.
The folks at Vogue Knitting have been friends of mine for years. I appreciate the support they have given me when I worked at Classic Elite Yarns as Creative Director and more recently as an independent designer. They published my Color By Kristin Book too and were a joy to work with. More recently they have kicked off a series of live events called what else but Vogue Knitting Live. The next event is is this weekend in Chicago. I won't be teaching at this year's events (either Chicago or NYC) but hope to return next year when my new book is out. Great event, great people, great knitters. Have fun all you lucky people who will be going this weekend.
So here is what I have for you today! Nicky Epstein's Knitting Never Felt Better, Vogue Knitting's Stitchionary, Kaffe and Brandon's The Color Guys, Tanis' Knit Local, and Knit Noro Accessories! What a line-up for one lucky winner.
Here's how you enter:
Answer the following question in the comments section:
What are you knitting this fall? What pattern or project has got you hooked and you can't stop?
Congrats to d_karen who said:
I am knitting socks for my youngest brother. Purple and green. They have little triple wraps every 10 rows, fun, fun.