Monday 24 December 2018

Win West Yorkshire Spinners & Ann Kingstone Pattern Books In Our Christmas Competition!

It's the same every year - Christmas is over, the tree and decorations have come down and all you have to show for it is a massive credit card statement and a pile of needles to hoover up.

This year it could be different with our Christmas competition, which runs all the way from Christmas Eve to December 31st. If you're a winner you'll have a popular pattern book winging its way to you in the post in January to add a sparkle to your New Year.

Here's what you could win!

First prize

West Yorkshire Spinners' The Perfect Re:treat pattern book, which we reviewed earlier in the year, plus a ball of Re:treat in the green shade 'Serene'

Image courtesy of West Yorkshire Spinners

West Yorkshire Spinners' The Croft Shetland Colours pattern book, reviewed back in October.

Image courtesy of West Yorkshire Spinners

Second prize

A copy of Ann Kingstone's Cabled Knits, previously reviewed on A Woolly Yarn here.

Image courtesy of Ann Kingstone

Please note that this competition is independent of West Yorkshire Spinners and Ann Kingstone.

But first, it's your last chance to vote for A Woolly Yarn ...

It's not a condition to enter the competition but it would put much appreciated if you voted for A Woolly Yarn in Knit Now magazine's Knitter of the Year Awards 2018 Online Innovator category. Votes close on 31st  December 2018.

To vote go here:

So without further ado, here's how to enter to win one of the great prizes!

1. Go to and click on the 'follow' button if you haven't done so already. This will deliver new A Woolly Yarn Facebook posts to your news feed. If you change your mind in the future (but we hope you won't!) you can unfollow us.

2. 'Like' the post with the competition details.

3. In the comments box under the competition post tell us which is your favourite A Woolly Yarn post  of 2018 and why (you might want to refresh your memory by having a browse at our previous posts).

The competition opens at midday on Monday 24th December and closes at 11.59pm on Monday 31st December. We'll announce the winners soon after and ask him/her to send a private message on Facebook to A Woolly Yarn with their postal details so they can receive their fabulous prize.

Please note that due to competition law and postage costs the competition is open to UK residents only, although we would of course love to hear the opinions of our overseas readers about their their favourite A Woolly Yarn blog post of 2018.
Terms & Conditions

1. The promoter is the A Woolly Yarn blog, which has no affiliation with West Yorkshire Spinners, Ann Kingstone or Facebook.

2. The competition is open to residents of the UK aged 18 years or over.

3. There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition.

4. By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.

5. This competition is running on A Woolly Yarn's Facebook page at

6. Only one entry will be accepted per person. Multiple entries from the same person will be disqualified.

7. Closing date for the entry will be 11.59pm on Monday 31st December. After this date no further entries to the competition will be counted.

8. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.

9. The promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of the promoter's control. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the promoter.

10. The promoter is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party connect with this competition.

11. The prize is as follows: First prize is two pattern books from West Yorkshire Spinners plus a ball of yarn and second prize is Cabled Knits by Ann Kingstone. The prizes are as stated and no cash or other alternatives will be offered. The prizes are not transferable, is subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute the prizes with another of equivalent value without giving notice.

12. The winner will be chosen within seven days of 1st January 2019.

13. The winner will be announced within seven days of the closing date on the A Woolly Yarn Facebook page and will be asked to send a private Facebook message with their address details to A Woolly Yarn. These details will only be used for the purpose of posting the prize. If the winner does not claim the prize within 14 days of notification we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner.

14. The promoter will notify the winner when the prize is posted. The promoter will obtain proof of postage and is not responsible for any failure of the Royal Mail to deliver the prize.

15. The promoter's decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence entered into.

16. The competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by English law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.

17. The winner agrees to their name being published on the A Woolly Yarn Facebook page and blog. Any personal details relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current UK data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant's prior consent.


  1. I would like to win this for my daughter in law as she loves all craft


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