01 October 2012

October Giveaway!

It is timeeeeee for a giveaway! Whooo!

What is it? It is this:

A skein of from superwash/nylon sock yarn from Pampered Pachyderm! I love this colorway- "Rain or shine"
It reminds me of rainy days and speckled coffee mugs and creeks in the fall. Gorgeous. I want to put it in my mouth hole and bite it.

To enter this month, check out Pampered Pachyderm's Etsy store and comment here with your favorite item. BONUS AWESOMENESS: For the month of October, Yarnexploder.com readers get 20% off from the Pampered Pachyderm Etsy store by using the code YEBLOG20 when you check out! It makes all of us a winner! Because, you know, sale yarn isn't stash yarn. It's magical extra!

Good luck for the month!
- YX

124 comments:

  1. I love ALL the yarns - but if I can only choose one - then it would have to be the Merino Nylon Silk Silver Yarn in the Burgundy Colorway.

    greyowl (ravelry id)

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  2. Ahhh, Many good choices. I really love the one in the giveaway and also, the Hand Dyed Superwash Merino Worsted Weight Yarn, Chocolate Colorway. Prurty.

    (birdsaremean)

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  3. Ooh, the sand dune merino mohair looks so great, fuzzy, and neutral enough to go with everything! Great giveaway, thanks!

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  4. Lovely! I also love the hand dyed superwash merino lace weight in the Sunshine colorway, though it is tough to pick one.

    suea (ravelry id)

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  5. I quite like MCN Fingering Weight Yarn, in the Jelly Colorway

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  6. I'm a sucker for clown barf, and if you're going to have ALL THE COLORS you may as well have it sparkle too! My fave is Kaleidoscope on the Merino Nylon Silk Silver Yarn.

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  7. Oooh yummy yarn! I love the giveaway yarn and reeeeallly love the fingering weight in the Sea Glass colorway :)

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  8. At this time of year I'm all about the Candy Apple! The MCN worsted weight in Candy Apple brings back many happy autumn memories.

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  9. http://www.etsy.com/listing/104237893/hand-dyed-superwash-merino-nylon-sock

    THAT is my favorite from her store site. BUT if this were on there I would probably have picked this light blue colorway. YUM!

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  10. I loooooove all the multi colorways, but my actual super favorite is the Pink Tie Dye colorway in the merino/nylon sock. Yum-O!

    -Melissa (geekychic on Rav)

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  11. love the fingering weight yarn in the spruce colorway! the color of the giveaway yarn is also stunning!

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  12. I really like the mcn worsted in the colour silly string. It looks like it would make lovely mitts or something.

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  13. The giveaway yarn is beautiful. And the Aquarium colorway in the shop looks like it would be super fun to knit up.

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  14. They're all GORGEOUS, but when I saw the Emerald, my breath literally caught in my lungs. I can't even describe how beautiful it is to me.

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  15. Everything is so gorgeous, if I had to pick one I would say the Hand Dyed Superwash Merino Seacell Yarn, Sock Weight, Magic Colorway

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  16. I I love the prize colour way best, but I also love the spruce colour way in the fingering. Must have.

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  17. I always tend to go for the same colors over and over again (pinks andd blues), but this time my eyes went for the contrast of the green and purply grey of the Hand Dyed Superwash Merino Nylon Sock Yarn, Crazy Nights Colorway,

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  18. Oooh, the MCN Fingering Weight in Spruce. Mmmmmm

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  19. Such gorgeous yarns, which I never would have found without the link - I don't know whether to thank or curse you ;)

    If I had to pick a fave, it would be Hand Dyed Kaleidoscope Superwash Merino

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  20. Love the orange & blue TEAMS worsted merino...perfect for the SU lovers in my life!

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  21. i think my favorite is the superwash merino seacell sock weight in plums colourway!

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  22. All of Jenn's yarns are fabulous.....she's one of my favorite yarn dyers....but my current favorite in her shop is Sea Glass in the fingering weight..GORGEOUS!!!

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  23. These are all awesome but my favorite is the hand-dyed merino seacell in Radioactive

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  24. Love the emerald MCN worsted.

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  25. I am a huge fan of The Pampered Pachyderm! My favorite colorway that she has posted is the Crazy Nights colorway. Also, if you don't see a colorway you like or you have something particular in mind, feel free to convo, email or PM her on Ravelry and she will create an awesome custom colorway just for you.

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  26. Wow Hand Dyed Superwash Merino Nylon Silk Silver Yarn, Kaleidoscope Color is beyond amazing. And what a fiber combination!

    craftink on ravelry

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  27. I definitely love Rain or Shine! ekatearcher on ravelry. : )

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  28. Wiping drool from my face... If I had to choose just one yarn from the PP Etsy shop, it'd have to be the MCN fingering in Sapphire. My blend, my color. It's perfect.

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  29. Hand Dyed MCN Yarn, Fingering Weight, Applejacks, definitely. The color combo is unusual but it WORKS.

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  30. Mine is hand dyed mcn yarn fingering Applejacks sapphire colourway!! Beautiful!

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    1. Oh and thank you for introducing me to new yarn!!!!! Always a pleasure!

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  31. The Hand Dyed Superwash Merino Nylon Sock Yarn in the Pink Tie Dye colorway is a stunner. It would make a gorgeous shawl. The lace weight line in mighty tempting, too.

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  32. Hand Dyed Superwash Merino Nylon Sock Yarn in the Crazy Nights Colorway is beautiful, I had such a hard time chosing!
    rosebob on ravelry

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  33. Hand Dyed Superwash Merino Seacell, Sock Weight, Radioactive Colorway is so bright and cheerful!

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  34. The Hand Dyed Superwash Merino Worsted Weight in the Plaid colorway is stunning!

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  35. I really like the MCN in Silly String!

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  36. The Hand Dyed Superwash Merino Nylon Sock Yarn in Crazy Nights no 383 is stunning! I could see a lovely pair of socks in this.
    reiki on ravelry

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  37. I love Superwash Merino Nylon Silk Silver Yarn in Burgundy! So pretty!!

    Jarofmayo on rav =)

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  38. All so pretty! I like Hand Dyed Superwash Merino Nylon Sock Yarn, Pink Tie Dye

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  39. I like the hand dyed merino sock yarn in Radioactive colorway

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  40. The merino & seacell sock yarn in Magic colorway is super-duper wonderful! I want very much.

    roamingknitter on ravelry

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  41. I am loving the merino lace weight in Bubblegum. It would make a wonderful shawl.

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  42. I LOVE the seaglass colorway... reminds me of the ocean... and makes me want to go find some sea glass :)

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  43. I love love love the Hand Dyed Superwash Merino Worsted Weight Yarn in the Pop Rocks Colorway. So beautiful!

    afh163@gmail.com

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  44. I think I've fallen in love with Superwash Merino Nylon Silk Silver Yarn in Burgundy

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  45. All yarns are yummy but I especially love the Hand Dyed MCN Worsted Weight Yarn, Emerald Colorway.

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  46. I really like the Hand Dyed MCN Yarn, Fingering Weight, Applejacks Colorway!

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  47. The superwash merino seacell sockweight in Radioactive.

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  48. I totally love Rain or Shine!

    Penny
    sch4gators- RAV

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  49. Knitmish on RavelryOctober 2, 2012 at 7:18 PM

    My favourite from her shop is the hand dyed skein of SW Merino/nylon/silk/silver yarn in Burgundy (http://www.etsy.com/listing/104296890/hand-dyed-superwash-merino-nylon-silk). Love sparkling yarn, especially when thinking about the festive season not that far away anymore! :)

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  50. LOVE this color! My favorite is probably whatever color I most recently see. : ) Thanks for the opportunity!

    OregonGrl on Ravelry

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  51. i like the buttons the purply fabric ones nice :)mamas llamas raverly

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  52. I love the Sock yarn in the Crazy Nights color way!

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  53. I LURVE the Hand Dyed MCN Fingering Weight Yarn , Sea Glass Colorway. Of course, I'm a huge sucker for anything with "Sea" in the name.

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  54. Love, love, love the skeins of Hand Dyed MCN Worsted Weight Yarn, Emerald Colorway!

    (InJuneau on Rav too)

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  55. Love it,my favorite colors.I love SillyString Colorway,but everything is amazing.Thanks for lovely giveaway and chance to win this lovely yarn.

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  56. Hi,
    I'm Pj, I love this yarn:
    Hand Dyed MCN Yarn, Fingering Weight, Applejacks Colorway.
    Thank you for giveaway

    http://knitandgo.blogspot.it/

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  57. Hard to choose just one, but I am loving the Crazy Nights sock yarn. I would love to see what the pattern of the colors would look like all knitted up!

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  58. I like the Orange You Glad BFL Lace. I can see it as a beautiful shawl for fall.

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  59. I loved the Hand Dyed MCN Fingering in Sea Glass Colorway!

    Your Giveaway choice is also lovely.

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  60. I like the sea glass colorway in fingering weight, so beautiful.

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  61. Similar to the one you're giving away, I love the Sea Glass Colorway fingering weight yarn.

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  62. I love the BFL laceweight yarn in the Sky Colorway.

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  63. I would have to choose the "Seductive" MCN in Sapphire. Lovely blues I could just sink into...

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  64. "Rudolph's nose" hand dyed merino yarn is just beautiful and ready for christmas

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  65. I love the sassy Pink Tie Dye.

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  66. I love the Superwash Merino Nylon Silk Silver Yarn, Iolite Colorway - just gorgeous!

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  67. I love the Plaid Colorway with the shades of blue and green. It would make a great hat.

    Thanks for the chance to win!

    Stacy(scarletpurls on Ravelry)

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  68. i love Hand Dyed Superwash Merino Seacell Yarn, Sock Weight, Magic Colorway

    Anna

    ksurty@aol.com

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  69. I'm drooling over the Hand Dyed Superwash Merino Nylon Sock Yarn, Basic Bering Sea.

    Sock yarn doesn't count as stash, right? RIGHT?!?!

    quilterkat on Rav

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  70. my choice would have to be
    Superwash Merino Nylon Silk Silver Yarn, in StoneWash

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  71. So many lovely yarns to choose from, hard to pick just one... But I guess my favorite would be the Hand Dyed MCN Fingering Weight Yarn , Sea Glass Colorway.

    Thanks for this giveaway!

    Jeanette (strickliesel13 on ravelry)

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  72. I like the Kaleidoscope too!

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  73. Mine is actually the one you're showing, the Rain or Shine colorway! However, my favorite in her shop right now is the emerald worsted weight :)

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  74. The emerald MCN worsted keeps calling me back, so irresistable=favourite.

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  75. Lately, I've become more drawn to natural colors, in yarns, and the Hand Dyed Merino Mohair Polyester Yarn, Sand Dune Color, was attractive to me. I prefer to knit worsted weight yarns and this, along with the chocolate skein, looked great.
    The giveaway yarn is quite pretty, too. I hope I win! It would be fun to win!
    I am sowernknitter, in Ravelry.

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  76. Love all the sock yarn - but, Hand Dyed Superwash Merino Nylon Sock Yarn, Basic Bering Sea, 420 Yards really spoke to me...it just jumped out at me.

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  77. I love the prize yarn! There is such a lovely choice of yarns - and as I love making socks the Superwash Merino, Nylon Silk & silver yarn in colourway Festival would look fab. There is also a great selection of buttons. Really lovely Etsy shop!

    Regards,

    Linda (13linda on Ravelry)

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  78. The colorway is beautiful. Loving the laceweight BFL! Must try it.

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  79. Just one choice? I'll have to go with the MCN in Sea Glass. Beautiful blues and greens!

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  80. I'm oggling Hand Dyed Superwash Merino Lace Weight Yarn, Bubblegum Colorway, 980 Yards

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  81. Oh, I love the Hand Dyed MCN Worsted Weight Yarn, Emerald Colorway. It would make a lovely shawl.

    urchiken at gmail dot com

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  82. I really like the crazy nights colorway.
    (the giveaway one is pretty gorgeous too)
    I'm squiggi on ravelry

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  83. I like the Hand Dyed MCN Worsted Weight Yarn, SillyString Colorway, 200 Yards. The colors are vibrant but still cool. I tend to gravitate towards blues and greens and then cooler colors as the weather cools.

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  84. I love Jen's colorways they are so colorful. Yes she does do custom orders I had her make me some. It was beautiful for a navy blue. She had it dyed and into my hands with in the week. You just can't go wrong buying her yarns top notch.

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  85. I love the Hand Dyed MCN Worsted Weight Yarn, Aquarium Colorway

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  86. I never can get past pink! Love the Merino Cotton Candy and the Bubblegum!!

    Zowmom on Ravelry

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  87. I love just about everything... But one of my top favorites would be:
    Hand Dyed Superwash Merino Lace Weight Yarn, Bubblegum Colorway, 980 Yards

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  88. Lovely yarns! My favourite is Hand Dyed MCN Worsted Weight Yarn, Emerald Colorway, 200 yards.

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  89. That's gorgeous!

    I liked the MCN Worsted in Emerald. It just called to me immediately.

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  90. I like the Hand Dyed Superwash Merino Nylon Sock Yarn in Pink Tie Dye

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  91. I love the Superwash Worsted in Teams colorway, even though I don't root for any blue/orange teams!

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  92. I love the merino lace weight in sunshine!

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  93. All of the yarns are beautiful! I love the blues, like Spruce, Sea Grass and sky!

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  94. I lurve the merino/bamboo in the Jarrod colourway...mmmm.

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  95. The Sea Glass color way is amazing!
    emhknits on Ravelry

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  96. I love them all but I think I NEEDS Rudolph's Nose Bulky! It needs to be my new hat!

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  97. Oh my goodness I love your yarn!!! My absolute fav is the Superwash Merino WW in the Pop Rocks Colorway!!!

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  98. Thank you for the giveaway. Your yarns are gorgeous! I fell in love with the BFL Lace Weight Yarn in the Lilac Colorway.

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  99. I think my last comment got eaten by the blogosphere, so I just would like to say it was hard to choose, but I love the BFL laceweight in Sky colorway. Gorgeous! It was hard to pick just one though -- so many beautiful colors!

    (DemetraAi on Ravelry)

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  100. Yippy for pop rocks!! Great job Jenn!

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  101. So pretty shop. I love the hand dyed Merino sock yarn in Radioactive colorway :)

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  102. Hand Dyed Superwash Merino Nylon Silk Silver Yarn, Burgundy Colorway = gorgeous yarn!

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  103. I like the Hand Dyed Merino Mohair Polyester Yarn, Sand Dune Color, 200 yards

    SamneneD@aol.com

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  104. The pink tie dye color is pretty amazing

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  105. Oooh, I love this colourway!
    In the etsy shop, I really like the MCN applejacks, or the sunshine merino lace. Gorgeous!

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  106. Honestly, I love love love the colourway featured in your post, but the vibrance of Pink Tie Dye (this one: http://www.etsy.com/listing/104237893/hand-dyed-superwash-merino-nylon-sock) really caught my eye.

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  107. Lace is my favorite...BFL Lace Weight Yarn, Lilac Colorway is the one I want.

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  108. Awesome yarn! I'm loving this oxblood color: http://www.etsy.com/listing/108590435/hand-dyed-superwash-merino-lace-weight

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  109. My favourite is the Hand Dyed Superwash Merino Worsted Weight Yarn, Chocolate Colorway. LOVE that brown....and I don't usually go for browns.

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  110. Seriously in love with the Hand Dyed Superwash Merino Nylon Silk Silver Yarn, StoneWash Colorway so beautiful :)

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  111. This one is my favorite: http://www.etsy.com/listing/104296568/hand-dyed-superwash-merino-worsted

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  112. I love the Oxblood Colorway. So pretty! ^__^

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  113. I have to say, I'm loving the You're Turning Violet colorway in hand dyed superwash merino nylon sock yarn. I'm going to have to give more thought to the idea that it's on sale and therefore wouldn't count as stash.
    Laura
    (laa505 on Ravelry and twitter)

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  114. I really like the color posted above but if had no budget my color of choice would be Hand Dyed Gorgeous BFL Lace Weight Yarn, Lilac Colorway.

    Anything on sale and anything even remotely sock yarn is NOT STASH!

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  115. My favourite is honestly the one for the giveaway! It should be up in the store. My second choice is the MCN Sea Glass. I appear to be biased towards the blues/greens!

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  116. I love the yarn you are showing. The colors are stunning together, right up my alley. :)
    And I am also intrigued by the sock yarn with bamboo, colorway Jarrod, in her shop.

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  117. The magic colorway is fantabulous! And I have a toddler, so I have an excuse for yarns that bright!

    nutellanut at gmail dot com

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  118. The yarn in the giveaway is actually my favorite! But I also love the Superwash Merino Nylon Silk Silver yarn in the Burgundy colorway-- I've never seen a base with silver before!

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  119. Ooh, love the Hand Dyed MCN Fingering Weight Yarn, Black Colorway. Perfect color to make something just for me, for once.

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