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.



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 2006. While crochet is her #1 love, she is also very fond of her husband and their 2 daughters.

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178 Responses to “The Finer Edge Giveaway”

  1. Maryann Walsh Says:

    Love to have the book and be inspired to see all the ways crochet edges can be used.

  2. Christine Tochihara Says:

    Although I’ve been exclusively knitting for several years, I was recently inspired to pick up my hook again. This book looks truly inspiring and useful for many crocheted and knitted items.

  3. Judy Says:

    Perfect in every way !

  4. Megan Erikson Says:

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

  5. Bobbie Eicher Says:

    Some of those look like they’d be really interesting to learn to make!

  6. Geraldine Scott Says:

    I would love the book because crocheted edges give such a nice finished touch!

  7. Tammy Long Says:

    What crocheter wouldn’t want a copy? (big eyed smile) I would love a copy simply because I would love a collection of crochet edging in the convenience of a book.

  8. Hope Says:

    Such a great idea!

  9. Maureen Says:

    What a helpful book of ideas and such.

  10. JoaninMo Says:

    Love the blanket and shawl!

  11. Janet Says:

    The book looks wonderful. I love learning g to styles and techniques. I enjoy watching Kristin on her TV segment. It plays every week on our local PBS .

  12. Kris Says:

    I would love to win this book and make my first shawl! Everything looks so gorgeous

  13. Ember Isle Says:

    I want to show my daughter some creative stitches she can use for embellishment, because she thinks she’s too slow to start from scratch!

  14. Michelle McMillen Says:

    My MIL crochets and this would make an AWESOME Mother’s Day gift for her!

  15. Kara Says:

    These borders look gorgeous! I just finished my first large crochet project (a granny square blanket), and I’d love to try something that would continue to push me and develop my skills.

  16. Kara Says:

    Would love a copy of The Finer Edge.

    Question: Where on Kristin’s blog should we comment?

  17. Maria Beuttenmuller Says:

    Another amazing podcast…full of great info and alas, a truly great chance to win a fabulous prize! Thanks, Kristin! Here’s hoping!

  18. rlyn Says:

    Beautiful book! I would love to win a copy.

  19. Kate Says:

    I love to knit, but have never managed to learn to crochet. A friend offered to teach me the other night, and it would be lovely to have a new book full of things to try to inspire me to keep going with it!

  20. Susan aka paintermom Says:

    I have recently rewhet my whistle regarding crochet. It would be lovely to have this book as fresh inspiration.

  21. tri Says:

    Those borders looks amazing. I’ve been into knitting lately, but looking at the gorgeous pattern will strike me back to crochet 😀

  22. Fran Says:

    My husband is in the hospital and I want easily picked up then interrupted projects to work on while there. I’ve been making entrelac shawls with crochet borders. Just from the cover I can see that this would be a wonderful book for me now.

  23. Pat Says:

    I really would like to win. Even if I consider myself an expert knitter and an intermediate crocheter is always a pleasure to browse and rediscover stitches and techniques.

  24. Vickie Says:

    The alpaca silk looks lovely!

  25. Dawna Says:

    I would love to have a copy of Kristin’s book as I love to add crochet edgings to my knitting. The book cover is very inspirational!

  26. SpecialKnits Says:

    I stopped crocheting when I started knitting and have been thinking of picking it up again. This would be just the right start for me.

  27. Appy Says:

    The edgings on the book cover look gorgeous, and very inspirational!! The book+yarn+hook+eucalan would be the perfect combo to have for my next project.

  28. Anne Clark Says:

    I’ve been a fan of Kristin’s work for quite a few years now. I’m always looking for that perfect finishing edge for my crochet and knitting designs and would love a copy of this book!

  29. kimlaird Says:

    beautiful book and love all the finishing edges.

  30. Violet Luciak Says:

    Just what I needed a great edging book for my afghans

  31. Jessica Snell Says:

    I’ve enjoyed Kristen’s patterns for a long time – I made her Petals Wrap cardigan and it was such a lovely design. Love to have another book by her!

  32. Rachelle Crosbie Says:

    I’d love this book as I don’t have much on crochet and I’d like to learn how to do crochet edgings.

  33. EL Says:

    I’d be delighted to have this book.The edgings would open up new creative ways to embellish my crocheted cardigans.

  34. Mom2Schnauzers Says:

    I mainly knit but what a lovely way to finish things off! Crochet edgings look so elegant!!!

  35. Vicki Lynch Says:

    The edging patterns in the book would really add to a project. I don’t know how to crochet yet, but it might be time to learn.

  36. Carmen Says:

    I need some new ideas for edging and these look beautiful!

  37. Amanda Says:

    This book looks great! I’m currently struggling on the edging of an afghan (my first big experience with it) and this would help greatly!

  38. SallyV Says:

    Patterns look interesting…..and alpaca / silk…….great combination!

  39. lewaletzko Says:

    I think this book might make my birthday wish list. Thanks for the give-a-way!

  40. Margo W Says:

    I am always looking for edging ideas. This book looks great.

  41. Teresa Says:

    I love using fine yarn when I knit and crochet. I think it makes the finished item look so much more elegant.

  42. Sylvia Bloch Says:

    I really enjoy knitting lace shawls, and I’d love to try adding new techniques and borders. Thanks for the chance to win!

  43. pattybsparks Says:

    would love to win this

  44. HicksNeunert Stephanie Says:

    I really enjoy Kristin’s designs, and this book is on the list to add to my crochet library. This is an awesome giveaway.

  45. Kristin Says:

    I would love to add some elegance and new life to my garments using this book.

  46. Debbie Hallamek Says:

    Yes please!!! I would love to win. Thanks!

  47. Julie Slusser Says:

    I would love a copy of The Finer Edge so that I can add beautiful edgings to my knit and crochet shawls that I make for our Shawl Ministry 😀

  48. Heather HS Says:

    I love the emerald green border on the cover – so pretty!

  49. Rosemarie Says:

    I’d love a copy of The Finer Edge so that I can start crocheting attractive edgings to add to some of my knitwear. Definitely an awesome giveaway!!!!

  50. MiriamR Says:

    I just enjoyed the interview. I have made a few of Kristin’s designs, and if I am not luck enough to win this book, I’ll simply order it!

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