Congratulations to the winners of the Sweet 16 kickoff:

anythingbutsnow on Ravelry takes home the big prize from Signature, Sincere Sheep and Yarn Hollow;

Becasue of the large volume of entires, we upped the number of runners-up to five, so knitpurlgirl, @serendipityknit, sheepishlywinkn, CarolLynn and Mujercita all get Winter Complete Collections. Winners have all been notified.

Now for more terrific prizes, see the end of the post, but first, the Knitcircus Mini-Retreat with Amy Detjen and Susan B Anderson was lots of fun. Participants worked on the Tiny Fairy from Susan's new pattern in Knit Simple, and the afternoon students learned to knit with two hands in Amy's Stranded Knitting class!

Making a fairy body

Susan gives toy stuffing tips

Amy shows what good two-color knitting can do!


Thanks to everyone who attended, and to my parents, for lending their colorful and comfortable home!

Now, for Giveaway #2

One of the Winter pattern themes is Warm Browns, so here's a Warm Browns giveaway!


This first lucky winner will receive a skein of Rocky Mountain Dyeworks luxury  Bow Falls Fingering, and all three winners will get a Rocky Mountain dyeworks gift bag with mini-skeins

Winner #2 will take home a skein of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter yarn


and all of the winners can enjoy a Spud and Chloe favor bag with two patterns and tape measure:


And the third lucky entrant wins a set of Debra's Garden Necessary Pins Stitch markers: all the winners also receive a Needle Inventory card from Green Mountain Spinnery.


To enter, please leave a blog comment sharing some faves from one of the websites above, or from the Winter Issue; retweeting contest announcments and/or using the hashtag #knitcircuswinter counts, too! Make sure to include your email, Twitter or Ravelry handle so we can contact you if you win.

Winners will be picked Friday, November 25th and announced with the next round of giveaways.

Happy Thanksgiving, all you Stateside knitters!



November 21, 2011 by Knitcircus

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