Thanks to everyone who entered our Happy Feet Giveaway…it was a real kick to read your reasons for loving sock knitting!
So without further ado (or foot puns) here is the name and comment of our lucky winner:
Congratulations, Carolsue! You’ve won a copy of Happy Feet by Cathy Carron and the yarn to make the “ooh-la-lace” pattern!
ooh-la-lace, knit in Comfort Sock
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org within the next week to collect your prize!
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