Wednesday, November 3, 2010

FREE Wool Remnant bag , Every week till Christmas!

This contest has ended, Please do not comment here. Another great bag of remnant will be added tomorrow!

Here is week one remnants bag. What you see here is what you will receive if you are are the winning number! Over 2 pounds of wool! See details for entering below the picture, It's EASY, No clipping, No secret words, No purchasing, No searching for the secret picture.

All you have to do is leave a comment ( there is a little button below that you push that says comments ) and answer one of these questions:

Where do you hook? Do you listen to music, Watch t.v. or enjoy the peace and quiet?
or
What is you favorite publication (book or magazine) for inspiration?

1st Winner will be chosen Sunday November 7th.

61 comments:

laurie said...

Yea--contest---I find I hook more if I'm together with my friends. So lots of conversation and laughs.

sharon said...

I love to hook with my best friend Teresa who got me into hooking 12 years ago. We talk, laugh and enjoy each others company while we work on our projects. Hot tea or a little red wine completes the picture!

primitivebettys said...

Oh WOW! What a great giveaway! I would love to have my name dropped in the hat! I hook in my living room mostly... and with the ol' TV on for the noise. ;) Although, I would LOVE to hook weekly with buddies! If only they all lived closer.

Smiles,

Betty

linda said...

Several of us work together and weekly come together for a hook-in. We've found that any activity we have to do is not as important as our Wednesday evening Guild. Over the hooking frame and wool, we have developed true friendships that will last as long as the rugs we make.

Ginney said...

I hook mostly with my hooking group at the Metroparks Visitor Center. This is a beautiful location and the friendship and support of the group is a wonderful experience. I do sometimes hook in the evening watching t.v.

One of my favorite publications is "American Folk Art Rug Hooking" by Barbara Carroll.

Jeri said...

Oh thank you HtoB for feeding our wonderful wool addiction. I'm so delighted that it is fall - prime time for cozy hooking -- although I must say I hooked straight through the blistering summer heat too. Yes, as to your question: I hook with 3 groups; I also hook alone in a comfy chair; and I hook in the car on road trips. Generally, I hook in quiet but not always. That's what's great about hooking. It can be a social or solitary activity.

Liberty Primitives & Needleworks said...

Hi,
I have only been hooking for about a year and LOVE it!! I hook anywhere I can and when I can. I am learning so much. I sometimes hook with a seasoned hooker and enjoy our time together. I learn from her soooo much! I love all the rug hooking books I can put my hands too. I am just now collecting wool so this would be great!...bless you all!

Janet said...

A Contest! Sounds Wonderful!! One can never have enough wool--especially from Betsy! I hook in my back room, which has large windows overlooking my back yard which is at the base of a mountain. I can see my deer and occasional bear while I hook and watch Fox News!

Lynn said...

I hook in my spare room listening to music. I have a nice view and enjoy the solitude. And I LOVE YOUR WOOL!!! Thanks for the contest.

ann said...

Corporately, I get together weekly with a small group of friends to hook - we take turns hostessing our mini-hook-ins - lots of visiting, laughter, advice, nurturing, and usally a yummy snack! Privately, I hook in my bedroom, sitting on an exercise ball, late in the evening when all my work is finally done for the day, in front of the TV set watching FOX News. It's my "winding-down" time...

susiedele said...

Whether I'm hooking, punching or stitching, I like the peace and quiet so I can hear my dog snore. :o)
What a great pile of wool. Hope I win...
Susie

Lindy said...

I miss actually visiting "the wool"in Heavens to Betsy..... now that my daughter graduated from Bard College!!! Wonderful place with wonderful owners!! I hook with all the movie stars from the 30's up to the 50's..........

emileelawrence said...

I am brand new to hooking. I haven't even started yet. As soon as my supplied arrive I will get started. I plan on hooking in public though! I already knit and spin in public. Why not hook?

kimberly said...

I love love love your wool!
I look forward to each new evelope that arrives with new samples.
I hook weekly with a group of new hookers and we hook, and chat and sometimes eat something bad for us!
WE don't have music on, but when I hook solo I will listen to music, or "watch" movies on TV.
I love Deanne Fitzpatricks work and visit the welcome mat daily for inspiration.

Suzanne Taber said...

I have a chair in the corner of the living room where I hook and chat with my husband, or hook and listen to him strum the guitar.

angelacho said...

I like to hook with my group, also at home in front of the TV. Hope I win!

WilbreesWoolStudio said...

I like to hook with my daughter Taro, niece Jaime and sister Pat, I taught them to hook and love knowing it will be a family tradition. My fav rug book is "Wool Rug Hooking " by Tara Darr. This book is perfect for beginners.

Pam said...

One of my favorite books for inspiration is Cynthia Norwoods book. Thanks for the give-aways! Great wool to build a wool stash.

LauraT1898 said...

I usually hook with my mom in our living room. Frequently we will light the decorative candles in the fireplace and make a hot pot of tea.

Jill Welsh said...

I belong to a wonderful guild in Bainbridge, Ohio, called the Western Reserve Rug Hookers. Betsy has been a very popular vendor at our hook-ins. Her wool flies out the door! I love to hook in the company of other guild members because I am awed and inspired by their talent and creativity. My favorite book for hooking is Hooked and Sewn Rugs by Joel and Kate Kopp. Thank you for the opportunity to vie for a wonderful stack of your wool!

brenda said...

I have just been hooking for a few months but really enjoy our afternoon hook-ins once a week and the new friends i have made

Connie said...

I hook in a weekly group. When I hook at home, it's upstairs alone, listening to audio books.

Connie

Lucie said...

I hook with my group and also my best friends. I love rug hooking. This give away is a great idea. I love your wool.

Colleen said...

I love to hook and listen to an audio book on my ipod....that's my idea of "heaven!"

Gail B. said...

Free Wool! Yeah....I hook in front of the TV too. My hubby grades and I hook.

Michele said...

I hook while I am watching TV. I would love to do more hooking with others but it is hard to find a group that fits with my schedule...

Lori said...

I used to hook in my sunroom with no tv, no radio, just a nice view of my backyard, but now I hook in my family room when I sit down in the evening to watch tv. Hooking is very therapeutic and gives me a respite from worrying about my teenagers!

moosecraft said...

Great selection in this lot for a giveaway! My dh made a room for me in our semi finished basement. The stereo is always on and that's where I get lost in the color and peace of pulling loops! I can't hook with people as I general talk too much when I'm in a group... lol! My current publication for inspiration is A Primitive Place magazine (new), but before that is was Country Sampler.

Carolyn said...

Betsy, Thanks for the opportunity to win more wool. You're great.
I hook every week with a group of quilters. I love the company. Then I hook once a month with my hooking group 50 miles away. At home, I hook in the den watching RV with my husband. I'm very busy hooking right now....I have to hook 3 more foot stools for Christmas gifts for my daughters and daughters-in-law. Happy hooking.

Sandra N said...

I have a place set up in my living room especially for hooking. It consists of a comfy chair, frame on a floor stand, rolling drawer thingie with all my hooks and stuff (to keep my cats from using my hooks as toys!) with an Ott light so I can see. I usually hook while I watch TV.

P.S Cool contest!

jen said...

I hook with a couple of different guilds and in front of the tv. I don't usually watch but listen....!

Anonymous said...

I usually hook in the family room (with the tv on, mostly for the noise). I also use an Ott light. Sometimes I'll listen to talk radio if I'm hooking at the time of the day that my favorites are on. Sometimes I like no noise at all & turn it all off!! I try to do hooking when I'm by myself,it lets me concentrate on the creative process better...Dawna

gutvet said...

What a great idea! Please count me in!
I am a primarily a social hooker. I belong to several guilds and hooking groups and I hook primarily when I am at meetings and hooking play dates. There are always way too many distractions for me at home!

anita said...

I love hooking up the lake at our cabin. I surround myself with all sorts of hooking projects, snacks for energy, an awesome view and the retriever for down the bay. He is my greatest fan. He sits for hours and just watches me hook. Always loving everything I do. What a guy!!!! Anita

Nancy in MT said...

I love to hook anywhere, anytime when I'm not making a quilt with wool.

Jfarrer said...

Hi Betsy,
I love to listen to my audio books that my husband downloads from our library. That way I can do two things I love. Jfarrer

joyce said...

Early X'mas gift WOW!! I love to hook in front of the TV. I'm a football fan, since the season has started I'm getting a lot of rug hooked. I draw my inspiration from other rug hookers and Rughooking magazine is my favorite.
Joyce

findusfaithful said...

I am relatively new to the world of hooking. Thankfully, I have a wonderful neighbor that is a certified teacher and very patient. :-) Just spent several hours at her house yesterday, while she taught me all about the color wheel.

Rocking Chair Stitches said...

I love to stitch in the quiet of my tv room with the wood stove burning ....... I love wool Awesome!!

Plumruncreek ♥ said...

Hi!
I hook in my living room when watching tv.

Heather said...

I began hooking with alongside Deanne Fitzpatrick, a neighbour at the time, who you couldn't know without at least trying your hand at it...the rest is history. I am hooked! I love her style and all 4 books she has written. They are inspirational, informative and personal to her sense of style and the way she lives her life.

Anonymous said...

I love to hook with friends, but I probably get more done when I hook by myself.

Jen said...

When the weather's nice I hook outside with the dog while the rabbit runs around in her enclosure and we listen to nature. When the weather isn't so nice, I hook at the end of the couch leaning against the arm rest (while the dog takes the other end of the couch) and listen to a book on tape.

Sherry said...

FREE WOOL YEAH!!!!!

I sit in my chair with my legs up and don't turn the TV on until Young and the Restless comes on.

Just added you to my blog!!!!

Linda R said...

Rug Hooking has such wonderful textures so I started hooking and added it to my other crafts. A group of friends get together each week and help me stay on track as far as finishing a project once in a while. I also hook in the evening at home while watching TV with my family. It is relaxing and fun.

Alexandra said...

Love hooking anywhere and anytime, at home listening to music or with my hooking buddies! The wool looks beautiful!

brenda said...

Love to hook with a few friends every Tuesday! Too much to talk & laugh about, so no TV or music for us!

Karen said...

I usually hook in my family room. I enjoy most getting together and hooking with others. It's so much more fun to hook with other hookers enjoying the same thing you do. Just hanging out hooking and conversing.

Homespun Handcrafts said...

I am a first time hooker, working on my very first rug bought from a kit. I am learning a lot by trial and error, reading everything I can get my hands on. So far I have hooked while watching TV, and I even took it to work with me to hook in down times! I'd love to win this wonderful wool....

Thank you!

homespunhandcrafts at yahoo dot com

OLD CROW FARM said...

What a prize! I've been buying your wool 'forever' and can't say enough good about it. Would love to win! Hugs, Sher

gymmom said...

Thanks so much for this great opportunity to win your gorgeous wool! No matter if I'm stitching a penny rug or hooking I'm in my favorite comfy chair in the living room in front of the fire with my adoring shih tzus at my feet. I really wish I could find a great group of women to hook with that lives near by.

Small Farms said...

It must be an addiction to wool because I can never have enough. Thanks for a great contest!

Anonymous said...

I enjoy hooking with friends in two different guilds. We offer suggestions (when asked) and do a lot of chatting. We also enjoy lunch together and have celebrations for special occasions. When I am at home, I hook in front of the TV!!!!

Barb said...

What a great incentive to stay in touch with Heavens to Betsy. My favorite place to hook is on the back deck with a glass of wine before sunset, weather permitting. My second choice is my comfy chair in the living room. I also enjoy our monthly hook-ins. Everyone is always so supportive and encouraging.

Anonymous said...

I have a craft room with favorite things - dolls, books, paintings, sculpture AND OF COURSE WOOL! I prefer music or quiet, but enjoy hooking with friends too. No single favorite book or source for inspiration - various art books, hooking books and magazines, and historical/pictorial books. Hard to say from where next inspiration will evolve. Sometimes it is just having new wool and some time to play!

Myglorystars said...

I hook in my living room with the tv on, but i have wool strung out every where when I color plan, kinda messy with that part of it. I would love to be entered in your drawing, Thanks Rhonda

Karen said...

I find that I hook in the evening after work. I usually watch TV or listen to the radio

Quilting Acres said...

I love to hook in front of the television. Unfortunately, at this time I haven't been able to find a local group to join. I am new to hooking as well, so I don't have a favorite publication just yet. I would love to be in your contest. Thanks, Errin

lovepennyrugs said...

Hi, I enjoy hooking for fun and it is good therapy for me. I get into this world of colors and imagination that intrigues me. I am 62 yrs old and have only been hooking now for about 5 yrs. I have loved old textiles for many years and have always appreciated hooked rugs. I hook in my daughters shop and at home in my living room with my 3 Jack Russell dogs. Yeah for Wool give a-aways!!

Mary in Richmond said...

I hook usually in my studio where it is quiet. Occ. with the TV. I also belong to 2 guilds so will hook monthly with them. My idea of a great hooking environment is woth a few hooking friends, great chatter, a little background music and a glass of wine. Any book can be my inspiration as well as just the morning sunrise on the way in to work!

Margaret said...

Love free wool. I am lucky enough to have my own wool room to scatter my goodies around. Wool is as colorful as the fall leaves laying in the grass.