Wednesday, 29 August 2012

Birthday treats!

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Hello again! Yes, I'm celebrating this week, as it's the 4th birthday of my blog. When I started it back in 2008, I didn't realise just how much enjoyment I was going to get from keeping a record of my knitting and other goings on in the josiekitten household! I quite enjoy looking back at old posts to see what I was getting up to! As a thank you to you, I'm having a little birthday giveaway. I've had a good rummage in my stash and found some lovely yarny prizes. Take a look!
 
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From left to right, a skein of Great Northern Yarns 100% yak, a skein of 100% superwash BFL yarn from HippTopCloud, two skeins of 100% British wool from Angels and Elephants and a skein of supermerino, bamboo and silk from Stroud Wool. Mmmmmmmmmm!
To be in with a chance of winning, all you have to do is become a follower of my blog (if you're not already), and tell me about another blog that you like to visit. I'm always on the look out for new blogs to read. The giveaway is open to anyone and I'll post prizes worldwide! I'll leave the giveaway open until 9pm on Sunday and announce the winners early next week. Good luck!! xxx

25 comments:

Stitched Together said...

Oh I do love it when people give stuff away, especially when I'm already a follower! I could recommend dozens of blogs, but one of the people who I now consider a bloggy friend is Laura from Made In Oxford. Her blog address is http://madeinoxford.wordpress.com

quantumtea said...

Happy Blogiversary! I love reading Mangofeet (http://mangofeet.blogspot.com/) because she has three escapologist sheep and several lambs and a wonderful sense of humour.

Spinthrift said...

Ah.... I don't think my recommendation will be much good to you as I found out about Attic 24 by reading your blog! Thank you very much, I do enjoy Lucy's blog very much indeed. (And of course I really enjoy yours too, it is my favourite) .... Hope that you have had as lovely a summer as I have & don't feel quite as misreable as I do about returning to school.

Lynne said...

Happy Blog Birthday!! http://didyoumakethat.wordpress.com/ is blog I love to read because it's so much fun. It's mostly sewing, but there is knitting and crocheting there too. Thank you for the chance of winning! :)

Emma said...

What a lovely giveaway. My suggestion is Jen Arnall-Culliford's blog (http://jenacknitwear.typepad.com/), as it's one of the few I read that isn't actually on your list already!

jade108 said...

Happy Blogiversary :o) I like The Natty Knitter blog (www.nattyknitter.wordpress.com), as I love her toy designs.

Gill said...

Happy Blogaversary!
Have you discovered clickyneedles.blogspot.com ?

Clicky Needles said...

Hi JK, Happy Blogiversary!

I've found Miss Mapie recently, love it!

http://missmagpiemakes.blogspot.co.uk/

Michaela said...

Hi and congratulations on your 4th anniversary!! That must be very exciting. I keep telling myself that once nursing school is over and I have more time for photography and writing, I'll start a blog, too. In the meantime, I enjoy reading Chelsea's blog called "Lady I Swear By All Flowers" (http://chelseab.typepad.com/lady_i_swear_by_all_flowe/). I just love her photography, and her genuine posts warm my heart!

Kaiya said...

Happy Blogiversary!

Adding your blog to my RSS feed, and recommending http://www.yarnexploder.com/ to you.

busybusybeejay said...

Happy blogiversary.Thought you might have a chuckle at what my 4 yr old granddaughter said the other week.Her 7 yr old sister,Emily, has been taught to knit by the Head of her school plus a mum.Twenty of them!!Ruby came into our house and announced that Emily had brought her"needing nittles".Bless her.
Blogs I love to read are BunnyMummy,Life's Rich Pattern(from marrakesh),HenHouse and of course yours.

Jo said...

Congratulations on your 4th blogiversary. I enjoy reading Rewarding memories http://rewardingmemories.blogspot.co.uk/
I only wish I were as prolific a knitter as Rachel or you.

Sheila said...

Happy Blogiversary!

I follow you in Google Reader. I recommend http://www.violentlydomestic.com/, the blog of Hunter Hammersen, author of the Knitter's Curiosity Cabinet.

amanda_cake said...

Yay! I love give aways... I just started following your blog today and one of my favorite blogs is http://ohdeardrea.blogspot.com/

Madmum said...

Happy Blog-iversary. Four years is a considerable achievement and it must be lovely to have that record to look back on. As for the recommendation - have you discovered Shinybees yet? She is a Wigan lass but living in South Africa and has just started a podcast. Her blog is at www.shinybees.wordpress.com
xx

Deb said...

The yarns on today's blog look yummy. I follow a LOT of knitting blogs, I like to read about knitting as much as I like to do it. Canary knits and Knittyblog are two.

Karen said...

Happy Birthday. I love the yarns.

I follow http://knittyblog.com/

kathy said...

A very Happy Blog Birthday, I very much enjoy Attic 24, Bunny Mummy and Tangled Happy as you will be aware I by these choices I am heavily into crochet (though I do knit sometimes).

knitting sandwich said...

oh a very happy blogaversary to you dear kitten!

i think you would enjoy louise's blog - she has a great sense of color and is all-around crafty!

http://prairiemouse.typepad.com/

-melissa

Michele in Maine said...

Happy blog birthday, Helen! I do love the Knitspot blog, of course, but you already know about that one! Another good one is Smitten Kitchen - lots of good recipes! Also, Getting Stitched on the Farm, Kristin Nicholas' wonderful account of life on a sheep farm with lots of knitting.

pip said...

What a great giveaway! I always enjoy the Planet Penny Blog... not least because of the marvellous Higgins! The address is http://planetpenny.co.uk/

Marie/Underground Crafter said...

Thanks for the giveaway! Your very first commenter, Stitched Together, has a fabulous blog that I read. Another blog I enjoy is The Adventures of the Gingerbread lady.

Teresa said...

I'm a Follower and I like to visit http://handspinner.co.uk/index.html because it gives me some great articles to read.

Rhian Drinkwater said...

I follow sooooo many blogs, but one favourite is http://wool-and-cotton.blogspot.co.uk.

Happy Blogiversary!

suddenexpression said...

I'm a follower now! I'm also going to bookmark this page so I can check out all of the suggestions! I have alot of blogs that I like, but one I picked to share is http://autumngeisha.blogspot.com/. She's very fun and has amazing pictures! What fun yarn you are giving away! Happy blogiversay!