Thursday, June 29, 2006

It’s Contest Time!

As promised, it’s time for our first contest here at the Fearless Fibers blog! Mind-bending fun is promised for all. The lucky contest winner will receive a free skein of any Fearless Fibers merino yarn. There are four types to choose from, with plenty of colorway options: Superwash Merino Sock Yarn, Merino Sock Yarn, Sport Weight Superwash Merino, and Two-Tone Twist Merino.

Here’s how it works:

1. Send me an e-mail with your answer to the question below.

2. Entries must be received by midnight PST on Monday July 10th.

3. The winner will be the entrant who comes closest to the correct answer to the contest question below. If by some bizarre coincidence there is a tie, the winner will be selected using the scientifically proven name-in-a-hat methodology.

4. The winner will be announced on Tuesday July 11th.

And so now for the mind-bending contest question!

How many stitches are there in the shawl pictured below? (Yes, it is HUGE!)

If you recognize this pattern, I will forewarn you that I not only amended the pattern a bit but I also used an entirely different gauge yarn than what the pattern recommends, so don’t waste your time trying to figure it out that way!

Please help spread the word about the contest. If you have a blog, links would be greatly appreciated. I know that may reduce your chances to win, but the more entries I receive, the more contests I’ll hold in the future.

Now here are two photos of the shawl ...

Let the games begin!


the kitchener bitch said...

Wow! I have no idea where to begin! Is it your own design? What yarn did you use? It sure is nice.

Sweets4ever said...

Wow! That is a crazy awesome contest. I love it! :) Just stopped by to say hello!

aija said...

No idea... but that is an AMAZING shawl.

AmysBabies said...

Lovely shawl! I sent my entry and I will put it on my blog too

Bezzie said...

I don't know what's crazier the fact you counted the stitches or that you're asking us to guess! Hee hee!

Gorgeous shawl though!

anne said...

my god deb—that's not a shawl! that's a weapon!
i will definitely post the info about the contest!

Anonymous said...

Hi Deb,
You are kidding, right? Or is this like "How many jelly beans are in the jar?" type of thing?
My brain hurts just thinking about how to figure this out!
I am glad you are holding a contest, however!

Sarah said...

gorgeous shawl. I can't imagine how many stitches that took, but it was well worth the effort!

RheLynn said...

oh I wish I saw this earlier! But now its one o clock on the 11th! doh!