February 2nd, 2013

The Finer Edge Giveaway

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 We’re pairing up with one of our favorite designers, Kristin Omdahl, to give away a signed copy of her newest book, The Finer Edge!

We’ll also be giving away a bottle of her Wrapture scent from Eucalan, a cone of our 2/14 Alpaca Silk (to make the Palmira Shawl featured in the book), a Knitter’s Pride Dreamz Crochet hook: US size E/4/3.50mm, and a $25 Gift Certificate to WEBS.

Just leave a comment here and on Kristin’s Blog letting us know why you’d like a copy of the book. All comments must be posted by 11:59PM  EST on Thursday, February 7th to be entered to win. We’ll announce the winner on the blog on Saturday Feb 9th.

Sara

Marketing Coordinator at WEBS - America's Yarn Store
Sara learned to knit and crochet as a child and added spinning and weaving to her skills after being hired at WEBS in 2007. While crochet is her #1 love, she is also very fond of her husband and 2 daughters.

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  • missmoxie

    Is it bad luck to be first? I need this book because every baby blanket that I make has a boring edge. I’d like to knit something that doesn’t look so rustic and I think some of these edgings will make even a simple knit look spectacular. Thanks!

  • Sheri

    You can never have too many crochet edge patterns!

  • Caroline

    I don’t know nearly enough about edging options, and I’d love to learn more.

  • Gracey

    It’s always wonderful to have new ideas for those finishing touches…

  • Amy Lamash

    I would love the book because everything Kristin does is amazing!

  • Jen

    I’d love this book because I think it would help me be more adventurous with my crochet!

  • Amy Mason

    I would love this book to give my hubby who is the crocheter here!

  • GinaSwanson

    I am currently working on two afghans and they both need some nice edgings. Will get lots od ides from this book

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1128952011 Samantha Portugal Edwards

    I would love this book because the edging of a garment can really change the way it looks. Edgings can be used on everything from shawls to blankets. Thanks for a chance to win!

  • Chelsea W

    I would love to win this book because I would love to learn more crochet and make Kristen’s gorgeous garments!

  • http://www.facebook.com/tasha.m.troy Tasha M. Troy

    I have been crocheting for a long time, since 1985 at least, and have worked primarily with worsted weight yarns making afghans. Recently I’ve become interested in making garments with lighter-weight yarns, and I really like the designs of Kristin Omdahl. I find them to be very flattering. This prize would enable me to increase my skills in garment-making.

  • Sheila

    I’m still a newbie at crocheting. This would be a great reference book for me and help me expand my skills.

  • http://www.facebook.com/sstolnitz Skye Allyn Stolnitz

    Please enter me to win this book! I am just diving into learning more about edging and this would be a perfect tutorial! Thanks!

  • Meg Howard

    I’ve been meaning to learn how to crochet for a very long time…I’m a pretty darn accomplished knitter but have never learned past the simple chain or poorly crocheted single crochet edge. With my own copy of this book I’m certain to pick up a hook and really go after some of the beautiful techniques shown here! And besides, shortly I will have a plethora of grandbaby clothes to knit!!

  • MelodyJ

    I need to take on crocheting to the next level. I love making hats but I’m ready for something new and different.

  • Jessica

    That looks like a wonderful book. I don’t crochet nearly enough myself and it looks like a great addition to any crafters library.

  • Patricia

    One of the most fantastic things about knitting is you are never done learning. I am now ready to begin to enhance projects with edgings and I would love to win this gift!

  • betford

    I have a closetful of woven shawls and wraps (I LOVE! them), but several of them seem, well, unfinished. Some of these lovely, lovely edgings would be just the thing!

  • Steff

    Tried several edgings from KDTV episodes and loved how easy they were. Can’t wait to see them all in one place!

  • hotknitter

    I’d love to learn about new edgings – always great to have handy to top off projects.
    hotknitter on rav

  • MaryB

    I have been drooling over this book for quite some time – it is on my official wish list.

  • Petra

    The edgings look so beautiful on the cover of the book. I’d LOVE to learn them.

  • Crystal

    I love adding crocheted edging to a lot of my projects. This book will added to by go to edgings.

  • AnnP

    I’d love to win this and learn some of the edgings for my shawls. Thank You!

  • Sara Z

    They look gorgeous! I always wanted to learn how to create beautiful edgings!

  • Maryanne Cadwell

    love to add those edgings to my knits for a classy look

  • Sally H

    I love crochet edgings, and am always looking to learn new designs. They can add so much interest to any project. The Alpaca Silk is gorgeous!

  • Shadow Byrd

    The yarn is a gorgeous color and the cover hints at so many beautiful projects. I’d love to make a stunning shawl with the yarn using some of the patterns in the book.

  • Helen

    I love to knit and crochet but as a poor college student I don’t have the money to buy good materials :(

  • JudyAnn

    Oh, I’d love that book! And that yarn is my color!

  • Diane

    Always nice to have an “edge” reference book….

  • JudyAnn

    Edgings on a simple shawl would be a perfect new idea, and that yarn color is so me!

  • dfuller55

    Lovely book! Thanks for the chance to enter your giveaway!

  • MargaretK

    I enjoyed the podcast, as always. Thanks for the chance to win this beautiful book!

  • Trina

    I love to crochet and would enjoy having a new book to work from.

  • darsynia

    What a lovely book, I’m excited to take a look at it! Crafting runs in my family and for years I was so frustrated that I couldn’t get the hang of crocheting! Now I have finally mastered it in my 30s and one of the reasons I set out to learn how no matter what was because of the amazing edgings that are possible in crochet, no lie! So a book like this is totally up my alley!

  • diane tetreault

    It’s about time I learn how to do this gorgeous stuff… many thanks

  • Michelle Kroll

    I love Kristin’s crochet aesthetic. What a splendid prize pack!

  • Mindy

    My to do list for 2013 includes improving my crochet skills. This giveaway could send me on my way!

  • http://www.facebook.com/deannamj Deanna MacCrone Johnson

    Beautiful stuff, and perfect antidote for day job woes.

  • http://www.facebook.com/jean.castle.92 Jean Castle

    I absolutely love this the 2/14 alpaca silk. I both crochet with it and use it on my knitting machine.

  • Mary Anne Sedney

    I think I would find this book an inspiration, for new ways to use crochet edges—expand the repertoire!

  • http://thriftingvignettist.wordpress.com Mel Sundquist

    What a great giveaway! I’d love the book because crochet edgings are so versatile and useful and beautiful – I use them all the time but am really horrible at coming up with my own patterns.

  • shopping JAM

    I knit for a toddler granddaughter and loe these trims as option to make her items girly girly!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000388506984 Doris Moran Dempsey

    Inspiring book-would love to own it!

  • http://www.facebook.com/DebSmithBoyle Deb Smith Boyle

    The right edging can really make a simple design so special. I’d love to add this book to my collection.

  • alepont

    What a lovely giveaway!! Thanks for the chance!!!

  • BethM

    I love year on comes!

  • BethM

    I love yarn on cones!

  • Jio

    Love the idea of crochet edging updated. Great interview.