A week of sunshine & a giveaway!

So we’ve got a rare week of sunshine here in Ireland and it feels good!
Its making me want to knit all the summer yarns. Right up on the top of that list is linen. Linen is a fantastic fiber to wear in the summer and best of all it just improves with use.
The most recent design I did with Linen was Nouri for pom-pom quarterly. (Print & digital version here). This uses Quince & Co Kestrel which is a heavy worsted organic linen that is spun using a ribbon structure.

© Nicole Mlakar

If you want to knit a version of Nouri for yourself I’ve got a great giveaway courtesy of Quince & Co! They will give a sweater quantity of Kestrel to the winner of the giveaway.
In the comments below just let me know what color of Kestrel (there are 17!) that you will knit your version in. Only comments on my blog will go into the raffle. I will draw a prize on the morning of the 10th of June (Irish time).
Note: If you live outside of the US you will only have to pay shipping costs, yarn costs are free.

293 thoughts on “A week of sunshine & a giveaway!

  1. I did submit a comment, but forgot to add my colour choice! Oops. I would make it in Porpoise, such a lovely grey.

  2. Great giveaway. Byzantium would be a wonderful color to make this sweater. Thanks for offering.

  3. I have never worked with linen yarn before, but I love the fabric! I would choose Wave.

  4. Wow what a beautiful summer sweater. Just looking at it reminds me of being on the beach. Thanks for a chance to win.

  5. LOVE Aegean! Actually love all the colors. I’ve never used Quince & Co. would love to give it a go!

  6. I love this pattern and I love linen but haven’t knit with it yet. I would definitely choose pebble. Thanks

  7. Such a difficult choice, so many beautiful colors, but I think Senza would be the most versatile. I’d love to knit this, thanks for giving us the opportunity!

  8. yes please! Kestral senza. Thanks for entering me. Love the pattern.

  9. Yes, please – enter me! Kestral color senza. THANKS Carol. Love the pattern.

  10. So many choices!! The hardest between ebb tide & cove but I think cove would be the winner!

  11. What a beautiful pattern. A graceful design. I would knit it with Sand.

  12. Thanks so much for the contest! I love natural colored linen, so Senza would be my choice.

  13. Porpoise or urchin! That is a nice selection of colors, though. Hard to go wrong! Thank you for the chance to enter.

  14. Oh gosh such beautiful colours, so hard to choose . After much deliberation Minos would be my choice . Such a wonderful giveaway thank you!

  15. Soooo many beautiful colors to choose from. I narrowed it down to two, both my favorites. So picking one, I choose cove. Thanks for hosting this giveaway.

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