Giveaway news!

Just to let you know, there is a giveaway running on the lovely Imake blog at the moment.

love ewe

You can win a Love Ewe Knit Your Own Sheep kit, which includes everything you need to knit the Love Ewe sheep, including Sheep Knitting needles!

Love Ewe kit

Imake is a lovely blog all about lots of different crafts, written by Martine from Guernsey in the Channel Islands.  She also produces a really interesting podcast, which is essential listening for me, and edits a craft magazine.  This is all in addition to working in a ‘proper’ job – I don’t know how she does it!

Do pop over and leave a comment on the giveaway and find out all about imake.

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About madebyewe

Hello, and welcome to my blog, where I talk about the ups and downs of running a crafty business, knitting and life. I learnt to knit when I was a child in the 1970s. I think my Mum taught me, though it may have been one of my Nans. Both Nans were great crafters and my Mum knitted, when she had time. My childhood was full of wearing Mum's warm and cosy handknit jumpers to school and playing with yarn by the fire, making presents for my family and clothes for my toys. When I grew up, I started a business designing children's handknitted jumpers. Now I spend some of my time desgining gardens, as well as designing knitting. The garden design business is well established; the knitting design business is just starting out. I love the rhythmic quality of knitting, the feel of woolly yarn in my hands and the way a project grows beneath my fingers. It is relaxing and productive at the same time. I especially love vintage knitted toys and the quirky simplicity of the patterns. They were often made in times of austerity, when money and supplies were short, but the desire to create something fun inspite of this, shines through. I am a supporter of the Campaign for Wool, supporting the British wool industry, and using British yarn for my kits. Where would we be without fields of fluffy sheep to admire? Baa Humbug to acrylic!
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3 Responses to Giveaway news!

  1. ann mahood says:

    Lots og great things!

  2. Martine says:

    Thanks for sponsoring the giveaway Linda! :-)

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