Monday, November 23, 2009

books... to receive

I'm sure by now, you have seen and heard about these two terrific books. They are both filled with fabulous projects and information for knitters of all levels. I would be showing you more photos of the contents of each book, however, my camera (MY CAMERA) just went kerplunk and I will be without (WITHOUT) for 4-5 weeks (WEEKS) while Ritz Camera ships it away to the nikon camera fairies where they will try to repair it. You have no idea how much this bums me out. The poor girl behind the counter didn't know what to do when I started to cry. (YES, CRY!) Oh! And to top it off, I left a pair of fingerless gloves (that were my husbands!) on the counter and when I went back to get them they were gone. (LONG GONE!)
Book #1: Nicky Epstein Knitting a Kiss in Every Stitch. Truly one of my favorite books of hers. I love the layout of this book. A chapter each for kids, girls, guys and special friends. An entire book filled with projects to give. (Who says you can't give to yourself?)
The "guys" chapter consists of five projects including these fisherman's gloves. (love)
How cute are these for the jet setter in your life? (free pattern)
The reversible baby hoodie is absolutely adorable. (totally)
Book #2: Color by Kristin. Not only is this book filled with unbelievable color projects, but there is also information on how to design your own beautiful (colorful) knits.
Kristin talks about how color inspires her and shares so much of the information she has acquired along her knitting journey.
Honestly, both books would make a great gift for one of your knitting friends... or yourself.
And guess what? If you want a copy of either of these books, leave me a comment by midnight Wednesday, November 25th. I will draw two names on Thanksgiving day. Please let me know if you have a preference.

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Priscilla K. said...

You are such a lovely to provide a holiday give away! I'd love the "Knit a Kiss" book because it has a little bit for everybody. Happy Thanksgiving!

Laura said...

Ooo They are both scrummy!!Happy Thanksgiving.x

Poshyarns said...

Yikes Leslie, no camera!! Wishing it a speedy return to your waiting hands and very glad you have so much lovely reading material to keep you busy. Hmmm, sickening about the gloves, try to imagine them keeping a very needy person warm (rather than a horrid thief).

Both books look fantastic, what a lovely giveaway.

chaos and love said...

Either books would make me great-ful!

chaos and love said...

Either book would make me quite great-ful indeed!

Samantha said...

What lovely books - 'knitting with a kiss...' does sound appealing!
Have a great Thanksgiving!
Thank you for your generosity!!

countrychicken said...

Thanks so much for the great giveaway. I would love to have either book - you can choose if I win. Happy Thanksgiving!

deb pink said...

loving your writing, your projects, and your photos! would be tickled pink to win wither book:)

Alex said...

Wow! Those both look great!

Deborah said...

Would love either book - they look fastastic!

Emmaneezer said...

wow, you've had a rough (ROUGH!) day!! I'm sorry to hear about your camera, but when you get it back, it'll be good as new! I hope I can win one of these books, I need some knitting inspiration!!!

Emma at dork-a-thon.com

Karen said...

My condolences on your camera. It's amazing how we come to rely on our electronics! I know it will be a long 5 weeks for me - your photos are always so lovely. Both books sound wonderful. Either one would be welcome in my knitting library - but I am especially coveting Color by Kristin.

Anonymous said...

pick me! pick me! I need a pick me up and some color in my life! :)

m l a n g l e y @ a c g i . c o m

violotta said...

wow! these look fantastic. now, how to become a full-time knitter....? thanks for sharing!

Toby E. said...

So wonderful! Thamks so much for just a chance for either!

Marilyn said...

I have loved reading your blog for the past few years. I'm very thankful for it! Either book would be a delight if you happen to draw my name.

Hilary said...

I think I missed the deadline, but you are so nice to give away these books and thank you for recommending them! I'm SO sorry to hear about your camera -- UGH, what a pain! And right around a major holiday! I hope the camera gets better soon...and happy Thanksgiving!

knitgurl said...

They both sound great- but I think I'd prefer the Knit a Kiss book. Your poor husband- sorry about those fingerless gloves. I hope the camera fairies at Nikon fix it quickly...

Jessica said...

Those books look incredible! How generous of you!

BellaPepper said...

OOOOoo, knitting books how can I not enter the drawing?!

Kim said...

omg! I would love to win either of these books - thanks for the giveaway! Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family

Nicole said...

what a nice treat! i would be glad to take either !! good luck to all and happy turkey day!

Sally S. said...

How sweet of you to share with a couple of us. I'd take either book.

I'll miss your camera too, your photos are a joy

Karen said...

Oh that breaks my heart to hear about your camera, I would have cried too. And the holidays, no less. I had to send my first Canon back to the factory to be cleaned (years ago.) It was never the same. And then to lose gloves on top of it - sad. :( I hope your camera comes back in great condition!

Kristyn Knits said...

wow! this post offered the most generous gifts-the book recommendations and the opportunity to receive one! I guess I better choose the color book since I just purchased the Nicky Epstein book! I'm thankful for you and your lovely blog this Thanksgiving!

Missy knits said...

What a Thanksgiving treat! Both books look fantastic!! What a bummer about your camera. I hope you can find a loner in the meantime. I always look forward to checking your blog, especially for the lovely photos! Happy Thanksgiving...now, back to preparing Mr. Tom for dinner tomorrow.

mai said...

either one would be great! please pick me!

Jill said...

I would love to own either of these books. Thanks so much for offering them!

Seattlemom said...

Oh my! I'd be thrilled to have either one! Thanks so much for a chance.

Jen said...

Oh thank you! I would love to add Knitting a Kiss to my book shelf! :)

Jody said...

Oh Wow! I would love to win either one of the books. They both look lovely.

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