Win a copy of new knitting book “Knit Beanies”!

KBCoverOne of my blog sponsors, Violette Loveace of Knit Kritters, contributed five knit patterns to the soon-to-be-released book “Knit Beanies: Easy to Make, Fun to Wear,” which you can pre-order on as well as in the Knit Kritters shop if you’d like a copy signed by Violette. You can also enter to win your own copy (plus a finished hat!) via the Rafflecopter widget below! I always feel like there is a big rift between crocheters vs. knitters, but when I was at Vogue Knitting Live, I discovered that there are a lot of you that can do both! (I can knit, but it takes so long and I’m not very good at it.)

Whether you’re new to knitting or looking for an easy stash-busting project, you’ll find fun stitches and techniques to give your beanies terrific texture and fantastic flair. Projects include colorwork, ribs, cables, lace, and more, with hat styles for men, women, and kids. Other knit designers in the book are Jen Lucas, Megan Kreiner, Sheryl Thies, Amy Polcyn Niezur, Doreen L. Marquart, Jessica Anderson, Sharon E. Mooney, Shana Galbraith, and David Owen Hastings.

Violette asked if I could shoot some of her finished hat designs from the book to show you guys, but I look really terrible in hats plus I just got my permanent eyeliner re-touched and look extra scary, so I borrowed the lovely Manda (and a CareBear backpack).

This is the Curly-Q Beret on Manda and a Cat Hat on the CareBear.


Manda then switched to adventure mode with the CareBear while wearing her own Cat Hat.



This is the Alphie.


This is the Parry.


And this is the Big Needle Duo.


Don’t forget, there are 15 more patterns in the book, organized by yarn weight, with lots of styles and shapes. It normally retails for $19.99, but you can enter to win one here PLUS a SURPRISE finished hat from one of  Violette’s patterns. ALSO if we hit 300 entries, we’ll be giving away another book and another surprise hat, and if we hit 500 entires, we’ll give away a total of 3 books and 3 hats! So keep spreading the word!

Giveaway is open worldwide and will run until Tuesday, June 14th at midnight PDT. Winner must be 18 or over and must also respond to my email within 24 hours or I will choose a new winner. Winner will be chosen randomly via Rafflecopter/ Please make sure that will get through your spam filters. While Violette will pay for shipping your prize, you are responsible for any possible customs or duty charges. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. No giveaway accounts please! A giveaway account is a social media account that you use only to post about giveaways. Good luck!

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41 Replies to “Win a copy of new knitting book “Knit Beanies”!”

  1. Bonney says:

    Time to get ready for next winter!! I love hats!

  2. craftyone says:

    I want to knit a hat for my mom

  3. Erin O'Neill says:

    I would love to knit a hat for my boyfriend who recently has been with me non-stop as I recover from my two night hospital stay recently and my upcoming surgery on my lungs. Since I’ll still be bed-ridden in the healing process, the least I could do for him would be to knit a hat while I recover and show him my thanks for him helping me get things I need and overall being good moral support. ^.^ Gotta be thankful AND keep my hands busy!

  4. Terri says:

    Wow super awesome. I love these enough that I am going to learn to knit. I am a crocheter.

  5. DJ says:

    I would love to knit a hat for my best friend.

  6. Dawn Perrine says:

    I would probably make a hat for one of my children but if I make one for one of them I will have to make one for all of them!

  7. Charity says:

    I’d love to knit a new hat for my mom – I make her a new one each winter and am always looking for inspiration.

  8. Heatherly says:

    so excited about this giveaway!!! oh and I love the mini photo shoot!!

  9. MelodyJ says:

    I would like to knit a hat for me. I love hats.

  10. s.e. says:

    hats are my favorite item to knit 🙂

  11. Mandy Hoang says:

    I would like to knit a hat or a beanie for my sister 🙂

  12. Bet says:

    I like new hat patterns to try

  13. Claire Sutherland says:

    Me! Love wearing hats in the winter x

  14. Wendy Korz says:

    I like to knit hats for my husband. He wears them even if they are whimsical.

  15. Katy M says:

    Myself and my husband 🙂

  16. Jessie says:

    I’d like to knit hats for my parents and best friends!

  17. isaida v says:

    Great hats!

  18. Rachael says:

    I’d love to make the kitty hat for my son. He would love it!

  19. Bianca Alicia says:

    I’d like to knit the world a hat
    Topped with a Pom Pom
    Shades of apple green and warm honey
    With a matching pair of gloves

  20. Alice says:

    Thank you for the giveaway! I like to knit hats as well as to crochet them… The hats in this book look really fun!

  21. Victoria Woods says:

    Ah! I wish I was better at knitting! That curly Q beret hat is adorable! I would wear it everywhere!

  22. I would like to make hats for my whole family, for christmas.

  23. Piper says:

    I would like to knit a hat for my friend that lives in a colder climate.

  24. meg says:

    i’d like to knit a hat for my best friend!

  25. Sheenah says:

    I would like to knit a hat for a friend!

  26. Amy Georgopoulos says:

    Ohh. I’d knit something for my stepmom and dad, who retired and moved to a cabin in the Colorado mountains last year.

  27. Emily says:

    What super cute hats! I would definitely make one (or more!) for my cousins. Good luck to all the entrants!!

  28. Melissa says:

    My husband, because I make lots of cute stuff, but not often enough for him. He deserves a nice new hat.

  29. Jessica says:

    This is amazing! Goodluck to everyone.

  30. Erika R Makowski says:

    Awesome! Is love to have one for myself!

  31. Sarah G says:

    I’d love to win a copy of this fab book, my daughter would love wearing any of these!

  32. Tanya B says:

    Yay how exciting!! Your generosity aboundsyou guys!!!

  33. Anna says:

    I would knit matching hats for me and my bff!

  34. Katerina howard says:

    I would love to knit a hat for my sister, she loves big soft beanies!

  35. Susan B. says:

    My nickname is kitty and I love purple and I need the ear protection beanie!! Thanks!!

  36. Jessie M says:

    I would love to knit a hat for my fiance for his upcoming birthday!

  37. Elena Austin says:

    I would knit a hat for my roommates

  38. Freya says:

    I would knit a beanie for my Blythe doll, Bean. Definitely one with ears!

  39. Tanya says:

    Omgosh thesenare amazing! Hats all round this Christmas 🙂

  40. Mary says:

    I’d love to knit a hat for my sister

  41. Amy says:

    I constantly spent my half an hour to read this blog’s articles every day along with a cup
    of coffee.

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