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New Year Yarn Give Away!!

January 4, 2011

Well Happy New year to Everyone!!!!!

This year I have deceided that every few months I will be hosting a giveaway on this blog of things like Jelliebean Yarns, chocolate, Elliefants goodies etc etc!!!  Hurrah!!

So for this month for every comment on the blog/tweet about the blog I get… you will get an entry into the prize draw for this….

Ta da!!!

A 100gm/437 yards/400m skein of Jelliebean Yarns Stardust in the colourway of Blue Irises!!  This is a stunning sparkly sock weight yarn that makes a good sized pair of socks (i.e. I’ve gotten Men’s size 10 socks – cuff length being the same as foot length) or a lovely medium shawl….

At the end of the month I will fire up a random number generator and see who the winner is….

If you can’t wait till them and must have some of our lovely yarns NOW here is the link to our Etsy Store

So get commenting guys!!!

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61 Comments leave one →
  1. bloreknitter permalink
    January 4, 2011 11:29 am

    Thanks for the giveaway and happy new year to you too. What lovely colors!

    • elliefantsdelights permalink*
      January 4, 2011 12:49 pm

      squee!!! entry number one into the prize draw!!! Thank you!!!

  2. ilivetolearn permalink
    January 4, 2011 2:34 pm

    that is some gorgeous sock yarn. but…hmm…shawl sounds good, too. sign me up.

    • elliefantsdelights permalink*
      January 4, 2011 3:46 pm

      you are officially on my new ickle spreadsheet!!

  3. GrainyKnits permalink
    January 4, 2011 5:52 pm

    What a lovely sparkle that Stardust yarn has! Lovely.

  4. January 4, 2011 7:10 pm

    Okay, that’s too lovely for socks. Maybe some lacy fingerless gloves?

    • elliefantsdelights permalink*
      January 5, 2011 5:17 pm

      ooo lacy fingerless gloves sound good!!!

  5. Heather Cox permalink
    January 4, 2011 8:14 pm

    that color is gorgeous!!!!

    • elliefantsdelights permalink*
      January 5, 2011 5:18 pm

      Tis rather fab I saved a skein for me this time for me too!!

  6. Beci permalink
    January 5, 2011 9:09 am

    How many times am I allowed to comment 🙂

    Happy New Year hun 🙂

    • elliefantsdelights permalink*
      January 5, 2011 5:19 pm

      As many times as you like on as many posts as you like old and new!!! All adds up to more entries!! xx

  7. January 5, 2011 2:17 pm

    gorgeous colors!

    • elliefantsdelights permalink*
      January 5, 2011 5:19 pm

      Why thankyou!!

  8. Vaughnde Edwards permalink
    January 5, 2011 5:16 pm

    Ellie,
    This is Awesome Yarn! Sparkles too! Sign me up for the drawing. I love the look of this yarn!

    • elliefantsdelights permalink*
      January 5, 2011 5:22 pm

      you’re on the list!!! Remember more comments = more entries lol!!!
      I’m loving our sparkly yarns at the moment!! done some nice ones the other day in sort of red/burgundy tones really happy with how they came out!!

  9. January 5, 2011 5:38 pm

    Gorgeous! What’s the fiber composition?

    • elliefantsdelights permalink*
      January 5, 2011 5:55 pm

      Thank you! Its 75% superwash merino, 20% nylon and 5% stellina sparkle!!!

  10. Stacy permalink
    January 5, 2011 5:43 pm

    Ooh, sparkly… What a great yarn. I’ve got one of the Smooshie Sock skeins and I’m looking forward to using it.

    • elliefantsdelights permalink*
      January 5, 2011 5:56 pm

      I love the way the smooshie knits up I’ve combined it with alpaca superlight to make some fab gloves over Xmas!!

  11. Lori permalink
    January 5, 2011 5:43 pm

    Beautiful yarn!!!!! Absolutely beautiful! I really hope I win (as if I need more sock yarn but I know just the pair of socks for it!

    • elliefantsdelights permalink*
      January 5, 2011 5:56 pm

      Oooo which socks which socks???

  12. Jenn permalink
    January 5, 2011 6:46 pm

    Happy New Year to you, too!

  13. January 5, 2011 7:30 pm

    Very pretty! These are my favorite color!!

  14. Wehaf permalink
    January 5, 2011 8:50 pm

    If that doesn’t inspire comments I don’t know what will!

  15. Karen Jacks permalink
    January 5, 2011 10:18 pm

    The sparkles look like sun shine on new fallen snow!

    • elliefantsdelights permalink*
      January 6, 2011 6:06 pm

      Love that analogy!!

  16. January 5, 2011 11:32 pm

    OOO sparkley!

  17. Bretta permalink
    January 6, 2011 2:21 am

    Beautiful!!! I LOVE this color scheme…
    bretta (at) windstream {dot} net

  18. Kim Marcham permalink
    January 6, 2011 3:14 am

    I’m in for the drawing. Who couldn’t use a bit of sparkly? And this is my year for socks!

  19. lynne blackman permalink
    January 6, 2011 7:34 am

    Happy New year Ellie and hope it is a prosperous one for you. Keep up the good work in 2011.
    After having some sparkle yarn from Secret Santa I am defo in to try and win some more lol.

  20. norma permalink
    January 6, 2011 4:46 pm

    I really like that colourway. I might buy myself some of that come March, can’t get it now ‘cos I’ve just burnt my stash allowance buying myself yarn Christmas pressies!

    • elliefantsdelights permalink*
      January 6, 2011 6:07 pm

      Well keep commenting on the blog posts I make through Jan and you may not have to wait till March!! The more entries you get the more likely the random number gen will hit one of yours!!! Lol!

      • Vaughnde Edwards permalink
        January 6, 2011 7:54 pm

        You mean continue to comment on THIS post or ALL January Posts?

      • elliefantsdelights permalink*
        January 7, 2011 5:08 pm

        yep comments on any/all posts through January!! will do the random number thingummy on the last day of the month then!!

  21. January 8, 2011 7:14 pm

    The sparkles are a nice touch. Hope I win.

  22. January 8, 2011 9:45 pm

    I want sparkly yarn too 🙂
    although knowing Sofie, if I won, she would pinch it

    • elliefantsdelights permalink*
      January 9, 2011 1:39 pm

      yes she probably would lol!!!

  23. lynne blackman permalink
    January 8, 2011 10:39 pm

    Hi Ellie, My sparkly yarn and Machelle’s Not socks pattern was a great combination as I have finished the pair and they are stunning !!!!!!!!!!!! will defo be buying some more when my funds allow me too…..

    • elliefantsdelights permalink*
      January 9, 2011 1:40 pm

      Pictures woman Pictures!!!! Get them on the Ravelry account and show them off in the Jelliebean Yarns group!!!!

  24. January 8, 2011 11:23 pm

    Wow, gorgeous! I love the sparkle. 🙂

    • elliefantsdelights permalink*
      January 9, 2011 1:41 pm

      Thank you!!!

  25. minusculedot permalink
    January 9, 2011 4:33 am

    Thank you for this giveaway opportunity! What a lovely yarn. I don’t think there could be anything better than a sparkly pair of socks… well sparkles are good in anything!

  26. millicentpea permalink
    January 9, 2011 1:20 pm

    That’s really pretty. I love the sparkle!

    • elliefantsdelights permalink*
      January 9, 2011 1:44 pm

      Thank you!!! It knits up fabulously!!

  27. BFG permalink
    January 10, 2011 3:20 pm

    Ooo – shiny!! x

  28. A.Flear permalink
    January 14, 2011 2:01 pm

    ooo wow! those colours are amazing!! (and sparkles!!!)

    but i have to ask are you wiling to ship to Canada?

    • elliefantsdelights permalink*
      January 14, 2011 4:31 pm

      Of course I am!!! I’ll to any of my readers!!!

  29. Naomi permalink
    January 17, 2011 5:06 am

    Ohhhh yum so pretty!

  30. Selenia permalink
    January 17, 2011 4:15 pm

    Very pretty color scheme. I love it. With 400 yards and more you can do a lot of things….

  31. January 19, 2011 5:55 pm

    That’s a lovely colourway, yum! Screams shawl to me…

  32. Crafty Farmer permalink
    January 21, 2011 6:43 pm

    Wow! That yarn is GORGEOUS!!! And, I ALWAYS need more yarn! 😉

    • elliefantsdelights permalink*
      January 22, 2011 4:45 pm

      Why thank you!! and don’t we all need more yarn!!!

  33. Sadie permalink
    January 24, 2011 9:06 pm

    I love the color! It would make a beautiful beret.

    • elliefantsdelights permalink*
      January 27, 2011 3:25 pm

      ooo now a beret I hadn’t pictured that!!! but yes!!!!

  34. Claire Biggs permalink
    January 25, 2011 9:23 pm

    Hi, I’m new to your blog from the cardiff knitters ravelry group. That may just be the prettiest yarn I ever saw… and I have seen quite a lot of pretty yarn!

    • elliefantsdelights permalink*
      January 27, 2011 3:27 pm

      Why thank you!!! Do you come along to any of the Cardiff knit meets?? Jen and I sometimes bring our yarns to meet people!! lol

  35. January 28, 2011 7:18 pm

    Great giveaway !
    The Yarn seems very beautiful !

  36. January 31, 2011 8:15 am

    Hiya, this is Pam (aka lovesagoodyarn), that is some truly yummy yarn, pick me pick me!

    • elliefantsdelights permalink*
      February 1, 2011 7:22 pm

      Hey!! lol Firing up the number gen now!!

  37. amy lounsberry permalink
    February 1, 2011 10:57 pm

    can i squeak my name in before you fire up that RNG – please?

    • elliefantsdelights permalink*
      February 2, 2011 6:09 pm

      aw sorry generator was fired up early evening on the first to make sure I caught most people!! Next time!! I hope to be doing some more regular giveaways!!

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