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 2007. While crochet is her #1 love, she is also very fond of her husband and 2 daughters.

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  • Maryann Walsh

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

  • Christine Tochihara

    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.

  • Judy

    Perfect in every way !

  • Megan Erikson

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

  • Bobbie Eicher

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

  • Geraldine Scott

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

  • Tammy Long

    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.

  • Hope

    Such a great idea!

  • Maureen

    What a helpful book of ideas and such.

  • JoaninMo

    Love the blanket and shawl!

  • Janet

    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 .

  • Kris

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

  • Ember Isle

    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!

  • Michelle McMillen

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

  • Kara

    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.

  • Kara

    Would love a copy of The Finer Edge.

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

  • Maria Beuttenmuller

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

  • rlyn

    Beautiful book! I would love to win a copy.

  • Kate

    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!

  • Susan aka paintermom

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

  • tri

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

  • Pat

    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.

  • Fran

    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.

  • Vickie

    The alpaca silk looks lovely!

  • Dawna

    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!

  • SpecialKnits

    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.

  • Appy

    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.

  • http://twitter.com/knitsannechains Anne Clark

    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!

  • kimlaird

    beautiful book and love all the finishing edges.

  • http://www.facebook.com/violet.luciak Violet Luciak

    Just what I needed a great edging book for my afghans

  • http://churchyear.blogspot.com/ Jessica Snell

    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!

  • http://raciebaby.blogspot.co.nz/ Rachelle Crosbie

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

  • EL

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

  • Mom2Schnauzers

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

  • Vicki Lynch

    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.

  • Carmen

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

  • Amanda

    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!

  • SallyV

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

  • lewaletzko

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

  • Margo W

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

  • Teresa

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

  • Sylvia Bloch

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

  • pattybsparks

    would love to win this

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1101770426 HicksNeunert Stephanie

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

  • Kristin

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

  • http://www.facebook.com/dhallamek Debbie Hallamek

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

  • Julie Slusser

    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 :D

  • Heather HS

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

  • Rosemarie

    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!!!!

  • MiriamR

    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!