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Ravellenic Games Give-Away

 

 

 

 

 

It’s time for another give-away!  To celebrate the Ravellenic Games established by the knit and crochet community, Ravelry, I am giving-away a set of 6 UK Edition Faceted Glass Beads Stitch Markers.   Stitch markers each have a 8 x 11 mm focal bead of faceted oval ruby glass. On its top is a 8 mm multi-faceted round sapphire AB glass bead which is topped by a 3 mm round silver-toned bead. One distinguishing stitch marker to mark the beginning of rounds or rows is accented by a 4 x 25 mm silver-toned metal Big Ben charm. Beads are suspended on a black nylon-coated wire. There are six (6) markers in a set and are valued between $11 to $15 USD.

To enter, you need to be a subscriber and leave a comment, “I’m a subscriber,” at this post.  For another entry, click “Like” at the Little Sweet Knittings Designs Facebook page and leave a comment “I like LSK Designs” at this post.  That makes 2 possible entries per person.  No purchase required.  This give-away ends on August 4, 2012 at midnight PST.  The winner will be picked on August 5, 2012, who will then receive a notification by email.  If the winner fails to respond within 2 weeks, I will pick another winner in his/her place.

 

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Get Ready, Set… Cast On!

It will take more than a cease and desist letter from the USOC to dampen Ravelry Olympic competitors from their enthusiasm for the Ravellenic Games, where they can work on their projects while showing support for the Olympics.  In a few more hours, participants will be casting on while watching the 2012 Opening Ceremonies.  To show support for these dedicated ones, I have designed 3 sets of stitch markers for the occasion.  All are now available at Etsy, so be sure to drop by and take a peek.

 

 

 

 

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Olek Yarn Bombs British Beach

Olek’s signature crochet art covers two of the 100 Antony Gormley sculptures that line Crosby Beach in Merseyside.  Olek explains how she wanted to “transform old into new” by “giving them a new skin.”  Gormley couldn’t agree more.

 

 

Photo source: Artinfo.com

 

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