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November 19, 2016

It's always nice when someone says "thank you", but even nicer when they offer you a lovely gift!

To thank me for trying out their new Take Care Mohair yarn and doing a review, the lovely people at Wool and the Gang are going to gift one of their wonderful kits to one of you.

I must admit that it took me quite some time to choose exactly what I'd like them to give you dear reader – they have a lot of lovely yarns and kits… Given my personal love affair with them, a cowl seemed like just the right thing.  I also wanted something that was quick to knit, would suit anyone, came in lots of colours and would be suitable for all knitting abilities (don't want much, do I?).

As it turned out, the Snood Operator cowl had to be the one!  It's perfect for women:

And for men:

The pattern that comes with the kit is available in English, French, German and Japanese and comes in 3 difficulty levels, starting with absolute beginner, so anyone can make it.

Using their super chunky Crazy Sexy Wool, you can knit one of these cowls up in next to no time – all you need is a pair of 15mm (US19) needles.  I personally love the Midnight Blue and Moss Green colourways, but there are a whopping 38 colours to choose from:

So, if you'd like to win this fabulous kit, just comment below and tell me who you'd be making your cowl for, which colour wool you'd choose, and which language you'd like your pattern in.

This giveaway will close one week from now, at noon GMT on Saturday 26th November 2016.  One winner will be chosen from the entries at random shortly thereafter.  I'll email the winner to let them know and ask for their full name and address.  If I haven't been able to verify the winner within 48hours, another winner will be chosen.  The kit will be sent to the final winner direct from Wool and the Gang and I'll announce the name of the winner by edit to this post, once verified.

Good luck! 🙂

Closed to new entries – winner to be announced shortly!

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14 Comments

  • Reply Lindsey Jolliffe November 19, 2016 at 5:17 pm

    I'd knit it for my best pal Pat, in shacklewell grey!! I'd need the Pat in English. Hope it's an easy one!!

  • Reply Leanne November 19, 2016 at 5:29 pm

    I'd make one for my brother in midnight blue, I'd need the pattern in English. Keeping my fingers crossed!

  • Reply Jessica Ashbridge November 19, 2016 at 7:51 pm

    My knitting skills are non existent, so I would knit it for myself, unless it turned out OK in which case I'd give it to my bestie. I love the hot pink. I'd need the pattern in English and lots of prayers!! XXXXX 

  • Reply Yvonne Ann Hill November 19, 2016 at 8:32 pm

    I would like to treat myself for a change . I don't think we treat ourselves often enough . With 5 amazing children and 3 utterly gorgeous Grandbabies , it's my turn ! And I would chose ' Cloudy Blue ' in english please x

  • Reply Jess HB November 19, 2016 at 9:17 pm

    Ooooh yes please! An English pattern for me to click-clack along to, would be fab to make a treat for me at last. Green lagoon would be my scorching shade

    Thank you!

  • Reply YUKIE November 21, 2016 at 12:56 pm

    Oh! What a lovely offer! Thank you! I'd love to knit it for myselff because I've prepared for my husband already. I love "Mustard Sally" in English pattern.

  • Reply Leonor November 22, 2016 at 6:47 pm

    Ooh, this would make a fab Christmas present for one of my besties 😀 I'd love it in Tweed Grey or Margaux Red (the latter would probably be more her style, but I can't resist a good grey). I wish I could say I'd like the pattern in Japanese, but English it is! x

  • Reply Sarah Highnam-Sadd November 23, 2016 at 4:28 pm

    This is such a gorgeous give away!!! I would make the cowl for my gorgeous husband Tom to say thank you for all the help, encouragement and love he's given me since we had our baby boy Oliver.  It's been a tough 16 months and I couldn't have done it without him xxx

  • Reply Sarah Highnam-Sadd November 23, 2016 at 4:32 pm

    Forgot to say….tweed grey and English! !!

  • Reply VivienneBell November 23, 2016 at 6:55 pm

    Well I'd definitely be knitting for me!! Green sounds good and I think I'll stick to English!! 😉

    Thanks for the opportunity Debbie!

    v x

  • Reply Siobhán Rowen November 23, 2016 at 9:28 pm

    I would knit one for myself in Hot Punk Pink. I would like the pattern in English please, thanks Debbie

  • Reply Ellen Cheetham November 24, 2016 at 11:37 am

    It's beautiful wool. I'd knit the cowl (the easy version) in the teal for my daughter. X

  • Reply S. Wenham November 25, 2016 at 6:31 pm

    I'd knit it in midnight blue for my son's girlfriend.

  • Reply S. Wenham November 25, 2016 at 6:33 pm

    Forgot to say pattern in English please.

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