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And Another Thing

It seems like an oceanside time share among those here would be a success;  hooray for the sea!
Also, while I'm thinking about it, let me address a winners issue.  A couple of people who have won in the Countdown Contest already have taken themselves out of the running in subsequent weeks.  While I appreciate their sentiments, it never crossed my mind to disallow entries from week to week.  For me, it's a new contest each Monday.  If there are people who win more than once, that's just how the random numbers generate.  Plus, the low number of entries each week so far guarantees that someone is going to win more than once by the time it's all over.  It's math.




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This week's prizes: Left to right, Heritage Cascade Sock Yarn in  camel, Claudia Handpainted Yarn in corruption, and Knit Picks' "Shoreline" pattern book.    The patterns can be seen here.
By Friday, leave an answer to this question: Which shore do you prefer --- river, lake, or sea?

Answer Questions

My apologies to Kathy, as I haven't answered her questions in a couple of weeks.  Today, that changes. Do you remember where you were on July 20th, 1969 when Man first walked on the MOON? VIVIDLY.  At home, watching it on TV.  I've always been a NASA/space geek. *Have you knitted with any of these? : Blue Moon Fibers, Lantern Moon yarns or Juniper Moon yarns?  Yes to the first two, no to the third.
*When is the last time you won something?  Over a year ago;  I can't remember exactly.  I won a teapot from an online tea site.
*Would you rather knit with 3 interesting skeins or one gradient yarn for a shawl?  Honestly, it depends on the shawl.  My first impulse, though, was "gradient," so I'll go with that. *Have you dropped something in a lake?  Fish I didn't want to catch because I don't like fishing but sometimes you have to pacify the in-laws. *Years ago: Cartwheels? Headstands? or Handstands?  Never any of them.  I can't hula-hoop or skate, eit…

Six

The Number Randomly Generated was  6.
The 6th comment was left by  Grace!
This week's prize will be heading to her first thing next week.
New prize and new question on Monday.

Big Tease

Baby knitting has been on the front burners of late.  Unfortunately. there aren't any available photos of anything because everything is to be given to friends who are mothers-in-waiting.  I will say that, man, a baby gift made with bulky yarn just flies off the needles.
Thank you for all your "floral" answers to this week's question.  It's interesting to read what everyone has to say.  My own favorite is the gardenia.  There is, though, a special place in this house for the daisy: When I told Briton that he was going to be a brother, he asked, "When is she going to be here?"  He never changed his opinion that the new baby was going to be a girl.  Turns out, he knew before we did!  When asked what his sister would be named, again without hesitation, "Daisy."  We've never figured out why "Daisy," but it stuck, and the flower and this character have always meant "Hannah" to us.  I took a little stuffed Daisy Duck with me…

Occam's Razor

Round and round and round my little brain went, trying to land on a question for this week's Countdown Contest.  The prizes suggested several, but, finally, the simplest one won.
What is your favorite flower?
This week's prize-in-main was donated by Camille:
Enough beautiful, smooshable yarn to make the Bellflower Scarf from Color Storms.
Thrown in, a little bit of snackage that you might enjoy while you create:
You've got through this Friday to leave your answer.  And don't forget to tell your friends!

Chewy Influencer --- The Positive

This was a no-brainer.  

This food was slurped up --- LOUDLY --- by Erin and Riley.  I have never heard either of them go at food like they did at this.  Evo 95 has to go on the Pet Shopping List from now on.
I am alllowed to test products from Chewy.com each month, and asked to provide my honest opinions on them.  There is no money involved at all.