Yarny goodness from Storied Yarns!

Okay, I don’t usually do a lot of giveaways, but I couldn’t resist offering up this one. Jess of Storied Yarns is offering a $10 digital gift certificate to her store to help me celebrate 1000 fans.   She’s also having a sale through today – 20% off with the coupon code SUMMERTIME11 at her Artfire shop.  Don’t spin, but you see a batt or roving you just love?  For July only she’ll also spin it  just how you want it for free!

Jess dyes yarn and spinning fiber inspired by books, tv, and movies, and her colorways are just fantastic (I have a couple of them!)  Her pictures really don’t do justice to her items, but I can attest to the quality and beauty of everything she makes.  She’s about to have a knit-along with a very cute “winged” shawl and a shrug to choose from.  I’m knitting up the test shawl, and I think it’s going to be gorgeous.

So here’s one of the items I got from her:

"Finding Nemo" luxury batt by Storied Yarns

Beautiful, right?  On the inside is even more orange, and I can’t wait to spin it up. I bought a BFL braid from her a few months ago and it was so fun to spin.  My five-year-old son saw the beautiful blues and immediately claimed the yarn:

"I Dare You To Move" by Storied Yarns, spun by me

Anyway, sorry, I’m a little obsessed with pretty batts right now. 🙂  Storied Yarns has an artfire shop (you don’t need an account to buy) and an Etsy shop, which I linked above.

How to enter: Check out Jess’s shops, and if you want to win the gift certificate, comment below with what you think you might buy if you win the certificate!  I’ll give you 3 extra entries if you buy something from her shop, too – Just comment three times for your purchase.

Here are the rules:  You must be 18 to enter, you must live in the US and Canada to play.  If you live elsewhere, you can still play, but you will be responsible for shipping and customs duties and taxes if you win.  You must put your email address somewhere in your post (I believe you will have the option to put it in when you comment, and only I will see it.)  If there is no email address, or you do not answer my email saying you are a winner within 48 hours of the email, I will draw another name.

I will use random.org to generate the winning numbers, and I will go down the list of items from top to bottom.  So the first number I generate will win the first item here.  I don’t want to make this complicated. :)

The contest will run as soon as this post is published until Friday, July 22nd, at 11:59:59 PM Central Standard Time.

Good luck!


16 responses to this post.

  1. Wow, these look gorgeous. I don’t spin, but I can’t resist the look of the fibers!


  2. Posted by Genevieve White on July 17, 2011 at 4:08 pm

    I totally want to win this for my mom! eviegirl04@gmail.com 🙂


  3. I just started knitting a few months ago and this would be perfect for the baby sleep sack I want to start! katydid32@yahoo.com


  4. I love Storied Yarns, such gorgeous stuff! Thanks for the giveaway!


  5. So you wound up with Finding Nemo! 😉 Can’t wait to see it all spun up. I would probably snag Catelyn Stark with the GC, should I win.


  6. Posted by Karin L on July 17, 2011 at 8:48 pm

    I would love to try something with BFL. Looks like some very luxurious mixes!


  7. What a fun thing to do! I am loving McKenna and Daenarys Targaryen. I would hopefully snag one of those with the GC. I’m excited to have found a few source for yummy fibers – thanks for leading me this way. The BFL/Firestar is one fiber I’ve been waiting to try for quite a while. Everything looks so fun!


  8. Posted by knitmomma on July 17, 2011 at 11:29 pm

    Yummy! Thanks for doing this – Jess’ fibers look lovely.

    just in case, it’s knitmomma (at) gmail (dotish) com


  9. Posted by Angie S. on July 17, 2011 at 11:49 pm

    She has such beautiful stuff!! I would love to win.

    knitterlydesigns on Ravelry


  10. Shopping fiber stores! My favorite thing to do. I think I would buy the Guinan batt.


  11. Love the blue multi-hued yarn with texture of slubs – my favorite kind of yarn to knit with!


  12. Posted by Carmen on July 18, 2011 at 1:56 pm

    I’d love to get some of the sock yarn!


  13. Posted by Knittingdancer on Ravelry on July 18, 2011 at 3:33 pm

    I don’t spin, but I love the colors in the Guinan 2.0 drum carded batts 3 oz.


  14. So gorgeous! How could I not enter?!


  15. Posted by Heather on July 18, 2011 at 8:18 pm

    I love the Flower Drum Song that red is gorgeous!
    lotsofhermies on Rav


  16. Posted by Melissa Z on July 18, 2011 at 11:00 pm

    Such a great opportunity! I love McKenna! Thank you!


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