The 2014 Holla Knits year is over! 2014 was the third year I’ve been doing Holla Knits, which I absolutely can’t believe, and I think every year has gotten better and better.
2015 is going to see some changes at Holla Knits! Collections are going to have slightly different focuses and their release dates are going to change. So you know what you expect, here is how 2015 is going to play out:
Special Collection – Warm Weather Accessories: Launch on May 18th
Summer Collection: Launch on June 15th
Accessories Collection: Launch on Sept 14th
Winter Collection: Launch on Oct 26th
As you can see, there is no more Spring or Fall mentions, so each garment collection will have a much more focused cold weather/hot weather focus. There will be two accessories collections released in 2015, one for warm weather and one for cold weather. Fun right? Just mixing it up!
Want in on all the 2015 Holla Knits action? Snag a 2015 subscription for 25% off this week only! That means you’ll get all 24 patterns released in 2015 for only $27!
I’ve got to pick a bunch of winners in all the subscriber exclusive giveaways from the blog tour, so let’s dig in!
Patty Nance at the HK Blog: Two KP WotA Bulky yarn kits for the Foliage Cowl:
Congrats Stefanie and Carrie!
Knittingkirigami: Embrace My Inner Pixie KP yarn kit:
Angry Knits: Woolly Mammoth KP yarn kit:
Willow Yarns at the HK Blog: 2 Willow Yarns Daily DK kits for Cedar Glen Mitts:
Congrats Katherine and Sarah!
Lion Brand Yarns at the HK Blog: LB Foliage Cowl Kit:
A huge thank you to everyone that entered the giveaways, and congrats to the winners! I’ll have that yarn out to you soon.
We did it! We made it to the end of the HK Blog Tour for the Accessories Collection. It’s been a great three weeks of posts exploring all the yarn and patterns in this collection. Thanks so much for coming along for the ride!
Today we’re wrapping up the blog tour by staying right here and talking more about the Lion Brand Yarns Wool Ease Thick & Quick used for Patty Nance’s Foliage Cowl.
Foliage Cowl by Patty Nance
Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick n Quick
You can see that this sample is a little bigger than the sample I created out of Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Bulky, because the LB Thick & Quick is a bigger yarn than the WotA Bulky. So if you’re looking for a big snuggly cowl, pick the Thick & Quick for sure. You won’t ever be cold again!
And not the pretty beads Patty used for her sample as well. These are optional and added as a finishing touch to the piece. Pretty fun!
Subscriber exclusive giveaway
Subscribers can comment on this post for their chance to win a Foliage Cowl yarn kit including all the LB Thick & Quick needed to make this beautiful cowl! Be sure to use the email address associated with your subscription so I can verify.
Leave extra comments for each social media outlet you share this giveaway on. The lucky winners will be chosen on November 24th. ALL winners will be chosen on Monday so make sure you go back through the blog tour and enter all the great giveaways and read all the helpful content. Good luck!
Nov 4: The Sweatshop of Love
Nov 5: Ruby Submarine
Nov 6: Knits in Class – Pattern giveaway
Nov 7: Karen Whooley
Nov 10: WeaverKnits – Interview with Karida Collins of Neighborhood Fiber Company
Nov 11: Under the Red Umbrella – Cedar Glen Mitts kit giveaway
Nov 12: Patty Nance at the HK Blog - SEG: 2 Foliage Cowl WofA Bulky Blackberry Kits
Nov 13: Manos del Uruguay – Giveaway: Embrace Your Inner Pixie Kit
Nov 14: Neighborhood Fiber Company – Interview with Ann Weaver
Nov 17: KnittingKirigami – SEG: Embrace Your Inner Pixie KP Stroll Fingering Kit
Nov 18: Angry Knits – SEG: Wooly Mammoth Knit Picks Kit
Nov 19: Baah Yarn
Nov 20: Willow Yarns at the HK Blog – SEG: 2 Cedar Glen Mitts Daily kits
Nov 21: Lion Brand at the HK Blog – SEG: Foliage Cowl LB Kit