Sunday, March 29, 2009

Oriri Draco Design Giveaway!


Abby from Oriri Draco Design is sponsoring a fabulous yarn giveaway! She has graciously agreed to giveaway two gorgeous yarns to one lucky winner!


Okay contestants - let's see what you'll be playing for:One hank of Sea Squish Lace, 115g/4oz, approximately 700 yards of 60% SeaCell, 40% Silk lace weight handpainted in the colorway Amaranth. Retail value is $37.50.

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One hank of Koi, 220 yards, 115g/4oz, 100% bamboo sport weight yarn, hand painted in the colorway Mercury. Retail value is $22.00.

That's a prize package totalling $59.50!

What must I do to win these fabulous yarns?! 'So glad you asked. Here's the skinny: (The comments on this blog are moderated. Please allow 24 hours for your comment to appear.)
  • The giveaway is open March 30th - April 13th, 2009
  • The winner will be chosen via random number generator and announced on April 14th
  • You must provide an email address or your profile must link to your email in order to be eligible. If I cannot contact you to tell you that you've won, I will pick another winner.
  • You must visit Oriri Draco Design's online shop & peruse her fabulous fibers. Come back to KnitPurlGurl and leave a comment to let me know what your fave yarn and colorway is.
You want extra entries you say? You've got it! Be sure to leave each entry in a separate comment so that the random number generator counts each entry! Here's what you've gotta do for some extra entries:
  • Become a follower of KnitPurlGurl and leave a comment that you have for an extra entry. Already a follower? No problem. Just leave me a comment that you are already a follower of my blog.
  • Visit Oriri Draco Design's Blog and leave a comment there. Come on back to KnitPurlGurl and let me know that you left some bloggy love for an additional entry.
  • Follow Oriri Draco Design on Twitter. Come back to KnitPurlGurl and leave the link for yet another entry.
  • Blog all about it! Write up a blurb about the giveaway on your blog linking back to my blog. Come back to KnitPurlGurl and leave a comment with the link for another fantastic entry!
*** Do you have your own business or know of someone who does? Why not sponsor a giveaway on KnitPurlGurl and drive traffic to your site?! Contact me at knitpurlgurl[at]gmail[dot]com for details!!***

Good luck, yarnies! Go spread the word.

Toodles,


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162 comments:

  1. Ooooh! I'm itching to get my fingers knitting with that tides sock yarn! Those blues are gorgeous.

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  2. I posted on Oriri Draco Design's Blog.

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  3. I think I'm in love with the Li'l Squish Sock Yarn Koi, Pure Bamboo in Rust & Bronze. Yum!

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  4. I follow you here and on Twitter :)

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  5. I also am following Oriri Draco Design on Twitter

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  6. I left a comment on Oriri Draco Design's blog as well.

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  7. I also blogged about this contest.

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  8. LOVE the seafoam and amaranth lace yarn!

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  9. I like the Sea Squish lace in Emerald Coast colorway!

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  10. I already subscribe to your blog via Bloglines :)

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  11. I left a comment on Oriri Draco's blog, too. Also, I forgot to leave my email address: edina_tien@yahoo.com

    Thanks!

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  12. Oooo, it's the sea squish in navy (which is anything but)! Love that color!!! I will dream of this tonight...

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  13. I love that Mercury the best! But I had a look, and I might get some Koi in the Nevermore colorway. Shiny and soft!

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  14. I love the Koi yarn in Nevermore. Black and shiny at the same time = awesome.

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  15. I like the Koi bamboo yarn in Nevermore! Black is my favorite color but I also liked the worsted weight 100% Corriedale yarn in Lime, very springy

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  16. I also left a comment on her blog! ::crosses fingers and hopes to win::

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  17. Gorgeous yarn! I especially liked the Jade Lil Squish Sock Yarn.

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  18. I already follow your blog! (Love the music)

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  19. I am going with the bronze color, but I also loved the sapphire and the greens, oh boy

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  20. I am following Ori on Twitter now

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  21. Oh my gosh, I had the hardest time picking a fave yarn and colorway. They are all so beautiful but after much soul searching I have chosen Li'l Squish Sock yarn in either Squishy or Squishy II. Please don't ask me to choose between the two.

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  22. I already follow your blog which I love by the way.

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  23. Oh the "subtle" color little squish -- wonderful!
    Please enter me..

    teabird / ravelry

    teabird 17 AT yahoo dot com

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  24. I love the Berry Tarty
    $18.50385 yards of Li'l Squish hand painted in the colorway Berry Tarty.

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  25. I Follow Oriri Draco Design on Twitter. cdziuba

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  26. I tweeted about your giveaway! http://twitter.com/cdziuba/status/1418818132

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  27. Commented on her blog about the new yarns: http://oriridracodesign.com/2009/03/22/quickie-new-yarns/comment-page-1/#comment-4149

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  28. Oh my, all those yarns are too delicious! But if I had to pick just one favorite it would have to be the Sea Squish Lace in Seafoam. I've always wanted to knit a lace wrap, and I love greens.

    Great giveaway...I'll be back to get more entries! That yarn is just gorgeous and I would love to win it!

    MGM

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  29. I am a follower of Knit Purl Gurl! Wouldn't want to miss great opportunities like this giveaway!

    MGM

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  30. One more entry for that scrumptious yarn please! I left a comment over on Abby's blog

    MGM

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  31. And one more please...I just added Abby to my following list on Twitter!

    Thanks!

    MGM

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  32. The ones you have images of are lovely; but I went over to the Oriri Draco Design webpage and I really loved the SQUISHY WORSTED as well - they look like jewels!

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  33. I left a comment on oriri draco design's blog!

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  34. I liked the sapphire bamboo the best.

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  35. wow! I can't look away! Twilight and Tides are so preeeetyyy and sparkly and shiny and beautiful!!! I love all of the sea squish and the koi!!
    Great site :)

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  36. Ok, I also had to leave a comment on Oriri Draco's blog telling her how great her yarns are!

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  37. Pick a favorite she says, like there's nothing to it. Hmmph! Well, I got two - Koi, Pure Bamboo colors: Rust & Bronze and Nevermore. The two worked together would be stunning!

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  38. I've left a comment on the Oriri Draco blog entry titled Quickie: New Yarns

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  39. I've posted on about the contest on my blog.

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  40. I think the Tides yarn is lovely. I'd like to float away on it.

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  41. I've commented on Oriri Draco's blog.

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  42. I loved Koi in arctic blues.
    So many nice things!

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  43. Mmmmm, Sea Squish Lace in Navy. How many skeins do I need to make a stole or shawl?

    I'm pretty sure my login links to one of my email addys, but if not: pdxknitterati at comcast dot net

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  44. I like the tides yarn but also the mercury. Thanks for the fantastic giveaway. I am a beginning "knitter" and can use all the yarn I can get ahold of!

    bsyb100 at gmail dot com

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  45. Koi in prosperity...I think it would suit my coloring beautifully!

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  46. I think the Sea Squish Lace is just lovely. I like blue colors a lot. I find the Koi in sapphire very appealling

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  47. I liked her yarn so much that I'm now following on Twitter.

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  48. I love the Li'l Squish Sock Yarn in the Jade colourway - it would look great with a small and complex cable pattern... like a carving.

    ikkinlala AT yahoo DOT ca

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  49. Oriridraco's twitter is: http://twitter.com/oriridraco!

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  50. I love the Lil Squish sock yarn in Tides!

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  51. My favorite OririDraco yarn is Koi--I bought up the 4 skeins of Decadence (purple/silver color) and could just dive right into them--they are so sleek, silky and soft!!! And you should see her packaging! But now that Sapphire color is also calling my name!

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  52. I just started following your KnitPurlGirl blog, which is great, since I already follow you on twitter.

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  53. I left some well-deserved bloggy love on Oriri Draco's blog about her Koi yarn--it's fabulous!

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  54. I love Koi - Pure Bamboo in Nevermore.

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  55. I already follow OririDraco on twitter:
    (not sure what kind of link you mean): https://twitter.com/friends?page=5

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  56. Already follow ODD on twitter.

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  57. Commented on how beautiful her Tides sock yarn is on her blog!

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  58. Sea Squish Lace in Seafoam is the one I fell in love with.
    patt_m@comcast.net

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  59. Thank you for entering me in your generous giveaway! I love it all. I especially like the Koi Bamboo Yarn in Signature red, just beautiful!
    zokiemichael(at)sisna(dot)com

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  60. What beatiful yummy yarns! I think Sapphire is my favorite...so rich.

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  61. Oops...forgot to say that I'm now following your blog and that I left a comment on Oriri Draco Design's blog. :-)

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  62. love the tides! beautiful fibers! (am a follower and left a comment on their spot!)

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  63. I'd love to squish the tides! how lovely! Thanks for offering this giveaway!
    jeffrachellee@Hotmail.com

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  64. The Bamboo yarn in 'Decadent' colorway is, well, decadent!

    -Rebecca
    rnredner at gmail dot com

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  65. I left a nice comment on the Oriri Draco Design Blog!

    -Rebecca
    rnredner at gmail dot com

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  66. I love the big squish in Mixi.

    I left a comment on ODD's blog.

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  67. I love the Apricot colorway. So sweet and pretty!

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  68. I left a comment on her site.

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  69. I love the big squish cranberry... such a vivid color.

    I can be contacted through my blogger profile, or you can PM me in ravelry at jecrowley.

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  70. I've become a follower of your blog!

    I can be contacted through my blogger profile, or you can PM me in ravelry at jecrowley.

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  71. There's lots of gorgeous stuff in that store! I love the Sea Squish Lace in the Seafoam colourway, and the Li'l Squish Sock Yarn in the Iced Coffee colourway looks great too!

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  72. I have visited Oriri Draco Design's blog and I have left a comment.

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  73. Li'l Squish Sock Yarn - Variegated -Tides


    gorgeous....

    Ksidwell@gmail.com

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  74. Also left some blog love. It was hard not to mention how beautiful the yarns all were

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  75. I really like the sea squish lace yarn in amaranth and also in charcoal lace.

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  76. Just posted on Oriri Draco Design's blog.

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  77. I loooove purples. So my fav colorway is violet!

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  78. I started following you via my google reader!

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  79. aaannnnddddd I posted on the other blog :)

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  80. I am a follower!
    and a subscriber of Knitpurlgurl and Mommatudes

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  81. I follow Oriri Draco Design's Blog

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  82. I follwer Oriri Draco Design on Twitter

    http://twitter.com/aralim

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  83. last but not least
    my email address is: a.ra.li.ster@gmail.com

    and my favorite oriri draco design piece is: the lilac and sorbet lil squish yarn

    i mentioned that i follow her blog right? :)

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  84. Thanks for having such a great contest...I don't think my hubby is going to thank you for introducing me to more great yarn:)
    Now exactly how am I supposed to pick just one colorway? I like Arctic Blues, Sapphire, Subtle, & Amaranth. As far as yarn, I'm completely addicted to lace right now, but have never tried seacell.

    Plus I'm now following your blog.
    And I commented on the shop blog too.

    Thanks again.

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  85. The Flame Li'l Squish Sock Yarn is begging to be made into bad ass socks!

    Also, I would love to make a comfy tank top out of the Spun Gold Koi yarn. Yum!

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  86. I am now also following your blog via Google Reader. Looking forward to reading it!

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  87. The grass shoots Lil' Squish sock yarn is so springy and wonderful! It reminds me that Spring is here, no matter how brown my lawn is!

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  88. Just added you to my google reader so I don't miss any more great yarnie info!

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  89. I posted on the Oriri Draco Design blog.

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  90. I'm also following your blog via google reader

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  91. I think I love all the yarn at Oriri Draco Design shop . But I'm specially crazy about Koi pure bamboo in decdence , mercury and arctic blue.
    Lil squish sock yarn is also absolutely gorgeous. I love the Flame and Iced coffee.

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  92. What I like the most is there in the price - the Sea Squish Lace in either Amaranth or Charcoal Lace. I would love to make myself a lacescarf. Ohh bliss...

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  93. ...and I left a comment over at the Oriri Draco Design blog...

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  94. I think the twilight yarn is to die for!!! :D BEAUTIFUL!!!
    Zaneta
    superwoman_4002@yahoo.com

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  95. I am a follower of your blog :D
    Zaneta
    superwoman_4002@yahoo.com

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  96. I am following oriri draco on twitter :)
    zaneta
    superwoman_4002@yahoo.com

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  97. I have blogged about your contest :D

    http://zaneta34.blogspot.com/2009/03/first-day-of-spring-quarter.html

    zaneta
    superwoman_4002@yahoo.com

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  98. I left a comment on oriri's blog! :D talk of reeses cups have me wanting one now lol...
    zaneta
    superwoman_4002@yahoo.com

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  99. I like the Lil Squish Cotton which is 50% cotton, 50% milk protein. What an interesting combination of materials! I love the Sorbet which is a beautiful orange color.
    Chrissy at knittodayAThotmailDOTcom

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  100. I left a comment on Oriri's blog.
    Chrissy at knittodayAThotmailDOTcom

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  101. Oh wow... just wow. The SeaSquish sounds great but the muted colors don't grab me. The Koi is simply perfect! I love the Mercury, Nevermore, and Rust & Bronze (my fave if I have to chose just one).

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  102. I think sorbet is beautiful!

    (Also now a Twitter follower: http://twitter.com/adyasmama)

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  103. OK, so I'm new to the artisan yarn world so I'm sure I'm not worthy of such beautiful stuff...but the Lil Squish Cotton in Subtle is just begging my fingers to touch it...and that's on a monitor. Thanks for the opportunity to learn about such great yarn, let alone the chance to win some! asthenight at gmail dot com

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  104. I'm following your blog. (Deborah) asthenight at gmail dot com

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  105. I blogged about the yarn giveaway!
    http://fineneedlepoints.blogspot.com/2009/03/yarn-giveaway-contest.html

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  106. My favorite colorway is violet squishy worsted.

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  107. Arctic Blues Koi is my favorite!

    I also follow your blog.

    clpp65 AT gmail DOT com

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  108. I love the lil' squish sock yarn in grass shoots. I really hope I win so I can try some fabulous yarn! aprilsmy(at)gmail(dot)com

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  109. I'm now a follower of your blog! aprilsmy(at)gmail(dot)com

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  110. that koi. wow. I'd love to make anything at of that. thanks for sharing this great site.

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  111. loving the koi in all colors--you didnt' really expect me to pick a colorway did you?!! I pick them ALL

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  112. I went to her site and fell in love with the sapphire Bamboo yarn-gotta get me some

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  113. I left a comment on her blog and signed up for her newsletter too.

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  114. I really love the Lil Squish sock yarn in Squishy II. The color is just so vibrant.


    Oh-- and I left a comment on Oriri's blog, too. :)

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  115. I love the Koi Bamboo in arctic blues

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  116. I absolutely love the Koi in Nevermore!

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  117. I am also now following Oriri Draco Design on Twitter :)

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  118. I love the Koi - Pure Bamboo -- spun gold.

    It's lovely.

    rsgrandinetti(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  119. What beautiful yarns!!

    I love the Li'l Squish hand painted in the colorway Twilight. perfect blues!

    negal3@yahoo.com

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  120. I'm already a follower of your blog... bookmarked and all!

    negal3@yahoo.com

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  121. I love the sock yarn in Tides. Such wonderful color blends!

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  122. Koi pure bamboo in decadence is my favourite yarn + colourway.
    The subtle variagations of purple...ahhh pure heaven :)

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  123. Left a comment on one of her colourways post!

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  124. Blogged about this here: http://multicolourred.wordpress.com/2009/04/06/free-yarn/

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  125. I visited Oriri Draco Design and I love the Koi - Pure Bamboo yarn in the Decadence colorway. It's absolutely beautiful!

    I'm pretty sure my email is linked through my profile...but just in case erytanthes@hotmail.com

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  126. I visited the Oriri Draco Design blog and left a comment! Those yarns are inspiring!

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  127. I'm now a follower of oriri draco on Twitter!

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  128. http://twitter.com/oriridraco

    Oops! Forgot to leave the link!

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  129. I follow :) I am in love with Grass Shoots! It makes me want to walk around in it barefoot!

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  130. Hi - I've subscribed to your blog - great job on it! My fav item on Oriri Draco Design's is Li'l Squish sock yarn, variegated, color Tides. Absolutly gorgeous! Thanks for the contest. Debbie

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  131. I love the sea squish in navy

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  132. I fell in love with the Lil Squish sock yard...flame and tides...my daughter would love the sea squish lace...amaranth, emerald coast and navy...Thank you for the chance to be blessed.
    Carol Jo
    cvdmvega@yahoo.com

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  133. I'd love to pet the fingering weight lil squish cotton in the color way Subtle!

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  134. So many to choose from but I think Li'l Squish in the colorway Iced Coffee is my fave although Tides came in a close second. Ok it was so close that I am wondering if I put them in the right order in the previous sentence.

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  135. count me in for the beautiful yarn
    penny powell

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