Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Blogiversary Give Away

I am celebrating my one year of Blogging with a Give Away. I had so much fun picking out these sock yarns, the large skein in the middle is Opal, the two blue ones on the side are Wildefoot and the pair in the front is Red Heart (the Red Heart is really fabulous - it contains aloe, very very comfortable to wear). All of these comprise the first gift.

Gift #2 is some really pretty Berrocco "Zen" yarn and the most gorgeous Colonial Rosewoodknitting needles, I absolutely fell in love with the beauty of these needles.
RULES TO WIN
1. Leave a comment and if you don't have a blog, then also email me indicating which comment was yours.
2. If you have a blog and reference this giveaway on it, then that counts as an extra entry (please be so kind as to let me know).
The deadline to enter is June 15. I will be selecting two winners at random and post them on my blog.

83 comments:

Dave said...

Please don't enter me in your draw, because I already have way more stuff than I am likely to use before I die, but I did want to say, "Happy anniversary!"

ikkinlala said...

Happy blogiversary!

knitomi said...

Happy Anniversary!
Love your pix of the flowers,
Ingrid

Deborah (aka Mt. Mom) said...

Happy blogiversary, Jean!

I'll see if I can send some readers over here for you. I know it's encouraging to receive Comments.

Jo at Celtic Memory Yarns said...

Jean, happy Blog'Versary! Isn't it great to look back at all you've written, all the pictures you've taken, and the friends you've made along the way? And isn't it wonderful to know that thanks to the advances of technology, we can share our thoughts with like-minded people all around the globe? That at least is ONE positive aspect of progress!

Many many more blogversaries, Jean, and much more of your lovely writing and pictures please.

Hugs from Ireland.

pat said...

WOW a whole year already - thanks for all of your beautiful photographs and inspiring knitting Jean - Happy Blogiversary to you!

Kay-From the Back Yard said...

My feeling is also as Dave's...don't enter me, either, as my stash exceeds my life expectancy.
Happy Blogiversary!

Rhondi said...

Hi Jean
Congratulations on your blogiversary. Please don't enter me in your draw. I haven't knitted in years so I'll let someone else who would use the yarn win.
Hugs, Rhondi

Ellen Bloom said...

Happy Blog-a-versary, Jean!
How generous of you to share such lovely yarn with your readers!

pdxknitterati said...

Happy blogiversary! Isn't it fun? Aren't you glad you started blogging? Very cool!

cathleen said...

Jean, what a generous giveaway....I would love to win some sock yarn. Thanks for inviting me to enter.

Aline la Bergère said...

My dear Jean,
Happy blogiversary to you! Blogging is such a great way to make friends even if we never meet (but hope to!)
I cherish each of my corresponding blog friends and refer to them as my friend from here and there...when telling my hubby about this or that.
I always love your photos and am thrilled to see the odd palm tree...I think you know already..hee! oh and the knits of course.
You have been a great source of support since my new scary yarn shop opening...thanks a million!
Many more...love A.xx

Susan said...

Happy bogiversary! I would love to win sock yarn. I am addicted to knitting socks!

Kody May said...

Look at all the people who showed up to wish you a happy anniversary! It seems hard to believe it's been a year already, but you have a blog full of lovely pictures to prove it! Take Care

Kathy... said...

Hi Jean,

Happy Blogiversary! Don't the years go by so swiftly.... It always amazes me.

I also have a stash that's out of control, so I will opt out of the drawing, but still wanted to send my best wishes!

Marguerite said...

Congratulations on your blogiversary. Thank you for a year of pretty, relaxing things to look at and ponder.

What generous and beautiful gifts you've selected. I'll put link on my blog hopefully today.

smariek said...

Happy Blogiversary! Isn't blogging fun and addictive? It's neat to look back and see what you've accomplished. I love your writing and the photos too.

Oh I agree, the Red Heart sock yarn is great. I'm making my 2nd pair with the yarn now, razzle dazzle colorway.

I hope I send a few more people your way, I've posted about you contest on my blog here.

Kathy said...

Happy Anniversary. Your sock yarn prizes are wonderful.

wenat said...

Happy blogiversary, and thanks for the fun contest!

cpullum said...

Wow happy Anniversary! nice blog!
Carla
cpullum(at)yahoo(dot)com

LizzieK8 said...

Great blog. Added you to my reader. Note on my blog about your contest.

Marissa said...

What a lovely blog! Happy Anniversary to you!

Xiuwen said...

Nice blog, and happy anniversary!

BeckyS said...

I love your blog! Happy anniversary! :0)

One Sheep said...

Happy Blogiversary! Both gifts are very generous.

Heide said...

Happy Blogiversary!

JoLynn said...

Happy Blogiversary.
I will have to have a give away, soon on my blog.

Artis-Anne said...

Happy Blogiversary and thank you so much for your kind word on mine. Bloggers are truly the best

Linda in Chicagoland said...

Happy Anniversary!

Love your blog. I lived in SoCal (Costa Mesa and Huntington Beach) for several years. Especially enjoy when your post includes places I've been, things I've seen.

Kitten With a Whiplash said...

Congrats on your first year, with many more to come I hope. Those are lovely prizes, please count me in.

Diane said...

Congrats--what a generous way to celebrate 1 year.

Acadia said...

Best wishes on your first blogiversary. I arrived here thanks to a heads up from Margeurite, and I look forward to reading Knitting Garden. Please include me in the "give away" fun.

Acadia

Kathy said...

Jean, I posted a link to your blog on my blog. Happy Anniversary.

KnitWithTammy said...

Happy Anniversary! What a generous way to celebrate!

Please count me in. I will add you to my blog.

Sherri said...

Happy Anniversary! I would love to win! The yarn looks so pretty!

Linda in Alameda, CA said...

Happy Blogiversary to you! I would love to win sock yarn. Socks are my favorite knit, and both my grandsons need new socks!

Cheap Knitter said...

Happy Anniversary!!!
I posted about your give away at my blog: http://cheapbuthappyknitter.blogspot.com/

Angelina said...

woo hoo!!! Happy Anniversary!!! and how nice of you to do a give away!!!

and I like your style!!! you have good taste, I must say. ;o)

http://cinderella73077.blogspot.com/

amy said...

happy anniversary - please enter my name in the give away

Monique said...

Happy blogiversary! Please enter me in your draw. Thanks!

Helena Dias said...

Congratulations on your anniversary. Keep on going.

Susie said...

Happy Blogiversary! Great giveaway.

kathryn said...

Congratulations on your first blog year! Happy Blogiversary!

Georgi said...

Happy Blogoversary!

cksknitter said...

Blogs are a lot of work, but I do so enjoy them and I appreciate your efforts! Congratulations on your blogiversary!
Chrissy at knittoday(at)hotmail(dot)com

superwoman_4002 said...

What an awesome giveaway!! happy blogiversary!! :D I am wanting to learn how to knit socks this summer!! :) Thanks for the chance!!
Zaneta
superwoman_4002@yahoo.com

Breien in Lansingerland said...

Happy blog-anniversary. I hope many years will follow

Sarah said...

Congratulations on your blogiversary! What wonderful giveaways...

Kristen said...

Happy blogiversary!

RoamingKnitter said...

Happy Blogiversary! Neat prizes.

tom said...

Happy happy blogiversary. I'll send you mail in a minute. I'd love either prize! I really love wooden needles!

Mujercita said...

Happy blogiversary! What awesome prizes!

Martha said...

Happy Blogiversary! I would love the sock prize since I want to start knitting socks this year.

Elaine said...

Oh happy blogiversary. Cool prizes.

I'm off to blog about your contest.

Elaine said...

I just blogged about the contest on
elaine-knitting.blogspot.com

Turtle said...

happy blogiversary!!! gorgeous goodies! (i ve never knit with rosewood..does it really feel different?)

EJ said...

Happy blogiversary. Pick me, pick me.

Both prize packages look wonderful.
Since I am blogless, I'll send you a mail.

knitting fool said...

I've been lurking around your blog for a while, enjoying the photos, but never speaking up. It takes a contest to get me to do that.

So please enter me and enjoy your blogiversary.

my gmail acct is: foolforknit

I hope that is OK - if not, let me know and I'll send an actual e-mail

Rachel O said...

Happy blogiversary. I'm new to your blog and just love your photos - especially the flower ones.

Congrats

vickie said...

happy blogiversary i hope it is a good one :-) vbarton24 at gmail dot com

Jersey said...

Happy Blogiversary from a non-blogging lurker. Your flower pics are wonderful.

gmail - jerseyjessie

Sylvia said...

I year! I can't manage to blog at all. I am in awe. Happy blogiversary.

I'll send e-mail

katilo said...

Happy Blogiversary! And Happy Knitting!

Anonymous said...

Congratulations!

rita said...

Happy first, and many, many more to come! Georgi sent me.

Sharon Rose said...

Happy Blogiversary!! Please enter me for Prize #1. Love that Wildefoot! Because I just cut-n-pasted my favorite joke for another contest I'm going to share it with you, too. :)

A man goes to New York City on business. He wants to have a real Big City night on the town, so the concierge at his hotel sends him to a bar at the top of the Empire State Building.

He walks in and orders his usual. He’s getting chatty with the bartender, telling him about the conference, etc. Another patron at the bar overhears that he’s from out of town and comes and sits next to him. “Hey, welcome to our little place. This is the best bar in the whole city!”

“Really? What’s so great about it?”

“Oh, it’s amazing! See that picture on the wall? That’s a genuine Picasso.”

The tourist raises an eyebrow. “Hmm.”

The local guy stands up. “Yeah! And that stool there? At the end of the bar? That’s from a real pirate ship!”

“Okaaay.” At this point the businessman is pretty skeptical. He realizes the local has had more than a little to drink.

“But this! This is the best part! Check out this window. Because of the drafts up the side of this building, if you jump out, you fall about twenty feet. Then the wind catches you and brings you right back up!”

“Ah… right.”

“No, really, I’ll show you!” And the man runs over to the window, throws it open, and leaps out. Sure enough, he falls for a few seconds, then stops in mid-air and comes back up. He pulls himself through the window, stands up, and takes a bow. “You gotta do it!”

The traveller is impressed but nervous, so the man says “Look, dude, I’ll do it again.” Sure enough, he jumps out again. Falls about 20 feet, then the wind catches him and he returns to the level of the window. The businessman grabs his arm and pulls him in.

“Holy cow! I gotta try that!” He leaps out… and falls… and falls….

The bartender just shakes his head. “Superman, you’re a real jerk when you’re drunk.”

brownbear said...

Happy Blogiversary!

woolanthropy said...

Happy Anniversary!

Thank you for stopping by my blog via Ellen. We met last month at the Saturday SnB at the Farmer's Market. You have big poodles & I have a mini doxie and an Akita/Chow mix. I have added you to my reader too.

Owen's Mom said...

Happy Blogiversary!

I love the color combinations you chose! I would love the chance to knit those up. :)

TripletMom said...

Happy blogiversary! And thanks for the awesome contest

Carla said...

What a great Blogiversary Give Away!
Congrats from a non-blogging lurker.

Now off to send email!

Claudette said...

Happy Blogiversary (giggle)
You have a great blog and I enjoy reading it. And how nice of you to send 2 lucky winners a great present on your anniversary. And if I figure out how to do it I will post a mention on my blog. I am kind of a novice at this blogging stuff. Have a great day and thank you again.

|chee-uh| said...

Thank you for hosting your contest! Keep blogging!

Erin said...

Happy blogoversary! I'd be interested in either: how nice!

MLE said...

Happy Blogiversary!! Love all your photos.

SylvChezPlum said...

Oh wow, thanks for such a generous Giveaway (I've always thought those Rosewood needles looked fantastic) and happy blogiversary !

alcatmom said...

Happy Blogiversary!!! I'm happy to have found your blog.

katerina said...

Thanks for the contest and Happy Blogiversary!! That's always so exciting I always like to go back and read some of my first posts.. *sigh* how nostalgic ;)

elaine said...

Happy blogiversary! Thank you for running such a lovely contest.

JakkiMitch said...

I "heard" about your Blogovesary at Marguerite's Stitches of Violet. Congratulations!

Redding Bonsai Club said...

happy day to you. I'm so happy I found your blog. Beankendall on rav.

Rhondi said...

Hi Jean
Thanks for letting me know you stopped by. Hope you have a great week!
((hugs)) Rhondi

hazey said...

Oh my ! I love your blog and Happy Anniversary.. Love your pictures and give aways.. Where did you get those beautiful needles?





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