I’m Back and with a Giveaway!

Hello knitters!

It’s been several years since I’ve written a blog post. If I can recall, my last one was when I had recently broken my ankle (eek!). The thought of that ordeal still makes me nauseous.

A lot has happened since then and even though I haven’t been keeping up with my blog, I have been occasionally updating the Stitchinary. So for those of you who are still subscribed to Purl Avenue, first THANK YOU for staying in touch, and second, you should be getting notifications for recently added stitch patterns. If you’re not subscribed to the blog, please do so or follow on Facebook as well as Instagram.  Another thing, the website has gotten a face lift earlier this year so hopefully the new layout will improve your user experience when visiting purlavenue.com.

OK, I’d like to point out that today is December 10th and it is exactly 10 days until my birthday. What better way to celebrate my return to the blogging world and my birthday than with a giveaway? Like I had mentioned earlier, even though I haven’t written a blog post in a while, I have been active in social media. And it has become a tradition over the years to do a giveaway for my birthday. So starting today, you can enter this year’s Birthday Giveaway on Instagram (sorry Facebook followers).

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I’m giving away 3 skeins of @shibuiknits Lunar in Ivory, Ash and Graphite. Here are the specs: 60% extra fine merino wool, 40% mulberry silk; lace weight. If you would like to participate, please follow the instructions below.

To enter:
1️⃣Like this post AND follow @purlavenue.
2️⃣Mention a friend in the comments section.
3️⃣Re-post this image and include the hashtag #PAGiveaway.
4️⃣Giveaway ends Wednesday, December 20th and the winner will be announced on Thursday, December 21st at 10pm EST. Good luck! 🍀


2014 Spring Giveaway

Hi everyone!

Spring is a little over a week away and I don’t know about you but I am ready for Winter to be over with! So what better way to usher in the Spring season than with a fun giveaway. This 2014 Spring Giveaway will run for a week, just in time for Spring.

For this year’s Spring Giveaway, I’ve decided to use the popular Cascade Yarns Ultra Pima Cotton as the prize. I have used this yarn as a giveaway prize before (in different colors) and it was a big hit. I chose this yarn not only because it is a popular choice but also because it is cotton. Cotton is a great fiber to use for Spring knitting because it keeps you cool during warm days and warms you up on cool ones. It is also biodegradable, hypoallergenic and dust mite resistant.

I’ve chosen two skeins of Cascade Yarns Ultra Pima Cotton in trending Spring colors: mint green and coral. These would be perfect for any Spring knitwear!

Spring Giveaway 14

100% Pima Cotton, 100g/3.5oz, 220yds/200m, US 5-6/3.75-4mm

Coral and Mint

Actual names for these are Deep Coral and Celery.

How to enter? Simply read the guidelines below and fill out the submission form.

Good luck!

Giveaway begins March 10, 2014 and will end 11:59pm (CST) March 17, 2014. No duplicate submissions. Multiple entries will be disqualified. Winner will be determined via random drawing and will be contacted through email on March 18, 2014. Winner will have two business days to respond or another winner will be chosen. No purchase necessary. To enter, fill out submission form below.

Giveaway contest has ended.