Thursday, February 22, 2007

Stashbuster Giveaway: Cascade Fixation



Here is the shameful evidence of my dismal failure at knitting socks. It's beautiful yarn but I just can't bear to see it in my stash; the memories are too painful.

Here are the specs:

Two balls, one with only a tiny bit of frogged yarn, the other unopened, of Cascade Fixation color #9862 (gorgeous rust, green, lavender, and taupe). Each 50 grams of 98.3% cotton, 1.7% elastic which translates to 186 yards (spandex) or 100 yards (relaxed) per ball. Made in Brazil.

If anyone wants it, let me know in the comments and it's yours for free. If more than one person wants it, I'll use the very scientific method of writing your names on pieces of paper and letting my son draw one out of a hat. Only Barbara uses random number generators.

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25 Comments:

Blogger monica said...

I would never turn down an offer for sock yarn. You can put my name in the hat.

11:16 PM  
Blogger loribird said...

Well, if there must be a hat, you can put my name in it. My little Squirrel Girls love socks made from that yarn!
(If you're really not ready to give it up, I can send you a pattern for kid's socks...)

11:23 PM  
Blogger Redford Phyl said...

I'm a fairly recent sock junkie, and I'd love to give the Fixation a whirl. Add me to the hat.

11:45 PM  
Anonymous laurie said...

Would love to try the beautiful Fixation.

1:37 AM  
Blogger Theresa N. said...

Looks beautiful! Add my name please.

7:36 AM  
Anonymous Paula said...

If I'm not too late, please add my name to the hat as well. You have great taste in yarn! Sorry you had such a miserable sock experience.

8:20 AM  
Blogger kshotz said...

Hi Nancy!
Toss my name in too if you haven't done it already!
Kim H.

9:53 AM  
Blogger georg said...

I would love more sock yarn! Add my name please. I have cast on for my *fourth* pair of socks (the third that ought to fit me).

9:53 AM  
Blogger Kristin said...

The yarn is beautiful and I too am sorry you didn't have a good sock experience. Add me to the hat too please.

10:27 AM  
Anonymous theresa s. said...

Me, too, please! Don't the jaywalkers take fixation? I've always wanted to knit that pattern.

10:29 AM  
Blogger Kenyetta said...

add my name to the hat please!

1:53 PM  
Anonymous liz in NoWhere PA said...

me too, please.

2:21 PM  
Blogger Nephele said...

Add me to the draw too please! Thanks

3:58 PM  
Blogger sharon said...

Would love it greatly. Thanks so much.

5:13 PM  
Blogger ellie said...

It would be wonderful! love to try it.

5:13 PM  
Blogger pearl said...

Beautiful. thanks for the offer.

5:14 PM  
Blogger alissa said...

Please add my name. Lovely.

5:15 PM  
Blogger joelle said...

Please put my name in. Am interested.

5:16 PM  
Blogger kozmic said...

If you don't mind posting all the way to "Down Under" I'd love to play with some Cascade Fixation thank you!

8:22 PM  
Blogger ikkinlala said...

I'd love to add my name to the hat.

12:32 AM  
Blogger traveler said...

I would love to work on the beautiful Fixation.

6:13 PM  
Blogger Linda in Maine said...

I love Fixation! Please put me in the draw, 'K?

3:25 PM  
Anonymous Colleen said...

Hi, this yarn is probably already gone, but I'd love to be in the draw if it's still open. It's beautiful, and I'd love to try cotton socks (I've only ever done wool). Thanks

6:27 PM  
Blogger principessa said...

This would come in handy. Love to try it plese.

8:12 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Been wanting to try Fixation! Please add my name to the hat
Mary Alice in Birmingham

3:00 PM  

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