Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Knots of Love Giveaway Day!

Note to my readers:  This giveaway is now closed.  Thank you all for participating.  Stay tuned for another giveaway soon on this blog.
It's here!  Today is the official KnotsofLove.org Giveaway day. Hooray!

Many of you already know that Christine Shively, the dynamic founder of KOL, is one of the people interviewed in my latest book, Knit Knitavian Style: Allow your knitting adventures to begin.
Christine has graciously sent a kit as a special giveaway on this blog.


The goodie bag contains what you need to create one of the Knots of Love chemo caps.

1 skeing of Lion Brand Cotton Ease in Almond
1 package of double pointed Lion Brand needles, 8" Size 7 (4.50mm)
1 circular needle, from Boye (Balenell) US size 8 (5.0mm) with speed tips
Free knit pattern  Madeline's Cap (there is also a crochet version included)
2 stitch markers
1 tapestry needle
1 portable tape measure

1 Gift Card for Best Chariteas from Bestchariteas.com

1 handy and portable laminated Acceptable Knots of Love Craft Store Yarns and Specialty Yarn Stores card.

Additonal brochure with info on Knots of Love to share with your local knit/crochet group.

Okay here's the question of the day for you - IF YOU ARE THE FIRST TO ANSWER CORRECTLY, YOU WIN THIS ADORABLE KNOTS OF LOVE KIT.  Please send your answer to knit1fortheroad@gmail.com. Okay, put on your girlie thinking caps and give it a whirl. Good luck!

What is the name of the fabulously successful TV show (now in syndication) about a single mom and daughter living in a small town in CT.  Hint: It was well know for its clever banter and starred Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel.

Knots of Love.org

Christine and her organization, KOL provides chemo caps to people in need. Her yarn standards and guidelines for making chemo caps is rapidly becoming the standard for many hospitals and treatment centers throughout the U.S. KOL's prescence is also growing in Europe, as well.  I have been a member of  KOL and can tell your from experience that it's a very organized and professional charity and you are notified of your beautiful caps destination. Please visit the site and learn more about this exciting and growing organization. 

More giveaways soon!
Marg (working on the Autumn Challenge for CreatingTheHive)

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