Monday, November 9, 2015

Yarn Fanatic Party #53 - Week 2 - The Rainy Apple Shoppe Yarn Giveaway

Welcome to the 53rd Yarn Fanatic Link Party, and my 36th as co-host, alongside Rachel from The Philosopher's Wife.

I haven't been able to get anything posted since Week 1 of the Yarn Fanatic Party #53, but I have LOVED seeing what you all have been working on! 

As I mentioned last week, I have been working on selling my home of 17 years. Yesterday was the last day of working at it. My boyfriend, Chad, came over to help me in the yard. Lots of bugs, stickers and sun and several hours later, the backyard has been cleared of overgrown weeds, and all of the trash has been moved to the curb. I am happy to say that we were not bit by any of the huge carpenter ants, or stung by any bees or wasps through our adventure, and no splinters received from the old wood panels and chicken coop - thank goodness! I will have a little more to share on this with you at a later date, should you be interested in reading my story. 

Whimsical Sashay Cowl - Free Crochet Pattern
Designed for the Holiday Stashdown CAL 2015.

This is just 1 of 15 designs! Make sure you visit my Holiday Stashdown post for links to all of the free crochet patterns that have already been shared. This is a great opportunity to go through yarn you have in your stash and use it all up before you receive a new yarn supply for the holidays ;)

To see our Most Clicked from the Yarn Fanatic Party #52, and my EyeLoveKnots Favorites, please visit the post for the Yarn Fanatic Party #53 - Week 1.

Remember, you can enter the Yarn Giveaway once a day for several of the options to receive more entries. Examples of tasks you can re-enter for: "Leave a Blog Comment", "Add Your Link to the Party" and "Comment on a Link".

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This Month's Giveaway is sponsored by The Rainy Apple Shoppe. She is generously giving away a skein of her Tannenbaum colorway to one lucky winner. Winner will be able to choose between 463 yards/100 grams of 75% Super Wash Merino/25% Nylon Fingering Weight Yarn, or 220 yards/100 grams of 100% Peruvian Highland Worsted Weight Wool.
Must be 18 Years or Older to enter. US only. Void where prohibited. Winner has 48 hours to respond to notification, or another winner will be chosen. Social media not affiliated with this giveaway. The Rainy Apple Shoppe is responsible for prize fulfillment, not EyeLoveKnots nor The Philosopher's Wife.
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Call for Sponsors!
Are you a pattern designer - Crochet, knit, plastic canvas, embroidery, latch hook, pom pom crafts, and other yarny crafts... Or do you design yarn related graphics, shirts, buttons, printables, tote bags? Maybe you are a yarn dyer? Or perhaps you have a really large yarn stash and you are looking to do a de-stashing of them? We are in need of giveaway sponsors for the Yarn Fanatic Party! If you are interested in teaming up with Rachel of The Philosopher's Wife and I to sponsor a giveaway at one of our parties, PLEASE contact either Rachel or I.
Join the Party!

The Yarn Fanatic Party will begin every Monday afternoon, and run through Sunday night. You have all week and weekend to post your fantastic yarn related projects!

Please share projects that are family friendly, and YARN RELATED; ie Crochet, Knit, with an extension to include Cross Stitch, Needlepoint on Plastic Canvas and Embroidery.
Also make sure you are linking up to your blog post, and just just your blog's home page.
We encourage you to:

*Become a Follower of the blog where you linked up. Following both is also greatly appreciated!
Alexandra of EyeLoveKnots

Rachel of The Philosopher's Wife

*Check out the other Great Projects that have been linked up!

*Spread the comment love!

Features will be chosen weekly. By linking up, you give us permission to feature your item.

*If you don't have a blog, you can still share with us by creating a Free Flickr Account - powered by Yahoo. Add your projects there, and then come back here with the link for the project.

*Link ups cannot be to Etsy listings or Ravelry pages where patterns are sold. You can link to blog posts, Flickr or Facebook pages, Pins, etc that are directed towards it, but can't directly link to it. 

To be clearer though, Raverly pages of finished projects are okay to share. Sorry for the inconvenience! That's per InLinkz guidelines. Thanks!


  1. Beautiful entries! I don't have anything this week, but I love to window shop:-)

    1. Yarn shopping and finding inspiration are definitely high on my list of favorite things to do. Thanks for dropping me a line :)