Monday, October 12, 2009

Into the Whirled Batt Giveaway!





Wow! What can I say about Into the Whirled's gorgeous goodies that isn't already expressed in the equally gorgeous photography displayed in shop!

Christine's batts are something everyone needs to experience. They are, in a word, perfect. Each batt is completely smooth, the color changes are bold and yet effortless at the same time. I am deeply in love with these batts! I had the wonderful opportunity to spin a "Minotaur" batt last month and I was almost as thrilled with puzzling out how to spin the colors, with the fluffiness and squeezability of the batt!

We're giving away a wonderful 4.5 oz Minotaur batt to a lucky commenter! Just visit Into the Whirled, find something you like, and write about it below. We'll be drawing on Friday so sit back, relax and enjoy clicking through each of Christine's beautiful listings!
For those of you who tweet, plurk, facebook and blog, we'll give you an extra entry for telling folks about Christine's beautiful shop- just let us know you did it :)

Thank you so much, Christine for sharing your beauty with us!

84 comments:

Brianna said...

All of her batts and roving are gorgeous. She has a great sense of color. I have to say the "Superfragilisticexpialidocious" batt is breath-taking.

Redundant Bombshell said...

Royal Platypus FTMFW!!!!!! RTed @millarca!

Crys said...

Some of my favorites aren't even listed... they're from her flickr account... but from what's listed... I think Brandywine might be my favorite.

I love her colorways so much...

Crys

Heather Boersma said...

Oh Poseidon, I want you soooo much. And off to RT on Twitter NOW!

knitspaz said...

Superfragilisticexpialidocious
love it!!!
i haven't seen an etsy shop that makes me weak in the knees in a while)

Tamara said...

I was an ITW lurker for quite a while. I would stop by her Etsy shop and admire and covet and one day, I realized that I should be more than lurker, I could actually get some of the gorgeous fiber to be my very own. I bought Laduree in Falkland wool. What a joy to spin! I wasn't quite sure at first what about that color lured me in but one night while plying, I realized that it is the color of my favorite Happy Ending sundae at Friendly's - one scoop black raspberry, one scoop pistachio covered in sumptuous hot fudge. Just so yummy!

Dawn said...

Uh, yeah. I too got to spin the minotaur last month and I now have these four marked in my etsy faves:

64s Merino wool top aka roving for spinning or felting - Marbles

64s Merino wool top aka roving for spinning or felting - Minotaur - Featured in September Phat Fiber Sampler

64s Merino wool top aka roving for spinning or felting - Skeeter Bits

64s Merino wool top aka roving for spinning or felting - Boletus

The Spinning Daisy said...

Well, not to seem like I'm sucking up, but I really love the Minotaur colorway.

And of course her photography is beautiful.

Girl in Red Shoes said...

I really love the Ant Farm Batt. All of her stuff is gorgeous.

tweeted @girlinredshoes_

Melissa said...

Blue Faced Leicest for the win. Beautiful.

Rachel Suntop said...

I have admired her fiber batts for months now. The photography is beautiful. I especially like the "superfragilisticexpialidocious" batt!

sciteacher said...

I love the look of the twirly batts, but I haven't tried one yet. There were lots of appealing fibers in the shop when I peeked in (love the Falkland braids!) but the Falkland wool batt in Superfragilisticexpialidocious really is "splendiferous"

Katharine said...

Wow, I pretty much love all of them. Some favorites are: Superfragilisticexpialidocious, Aardvark Parts, and Yamdrok. RTed @ssailorss

TinkerTots said...

I have wanted more of the Minotaur colorway ever since I spun the sample of it in the September box! But.. the Merino braid or the Falkland batt?

I just can't make up my mind!

Kenlynn said...

Her rovings are so pretty. I love the
poseidon it is such a lovely color.

TinkerTots said...

Oh, and tweeted, too @mytinkertots ;)

needlefingers said...

Of course the Minotaur is beautiful, but looking through the sold items, I'm awfully fond of Quadruped Amaphore as well.

Campbell said...

Ant Farm, Vegetable Medley, Poseidon, Yamdrok...WOWSA colorways!

Anna
www.annasplaceofholding.blogspot.com
anna.pamprdchef@gmail.com

Quilting Pansy said...

Love this:
64s Merino wool top aka roving for spinning or felting - Minotaur - Featured in September Phat Fiber Sampler

Anna B said...

facebook,
blog,

I love all the color combos! The way she combines them makes them all work together so well. I love the batts!

Smoo said...

I am absolutely in love with all of her work. I have told her to brace herself for this weekend when I go to Rhinebeck and come with a full wallet, and she is first on my list :) My favorite so far is actually the batt she uses in the picture for her avatar, though it isn't on sale currently in her shop. If I had to choose one in her shop, it would be the Dinoflagellates roving. I just love the contrast of colors, and the way they harmonize so peacefully. Also mentioned Into the Whirled in my facebook status just now, as well as my Twitter. SmooMcGoo (Twitter and Ravelry) and Sarah Dawley (fb). Yay for giveaways!!*crosses fingers*

checkersmon said...

I can't pick just one, they are all so beautiful. I'm still drooling over my keyboard.

KellieBelle said...

I am LOVING the Yamdrok colorway! I'm really into the orange/blue combo right now!!

Lilm4105 said...

I'm lovin' the Ant Farm colorway! I met Chris at the Clermont show and she was so nice, can't wait to stop by the booth at Rhinebeck!

Turtle said...

talk about dreamy!! posiedon!!

facebooker!

LilChickadee said...

I really like the Vegetable Medley color in the bamboo merino blend. I may just have to get some of it!

Susan said...

Dinoflagellates I like for both the name and the earthy color scheme! I also quite like Marbles, Laduree, and Poseidon. So hard to pick just one favorite!

|chee-uh| said...

Superfragilisticexpialidocious of course! What's not to like would be the better question.

monkalicious on Rav

|chee-uh| said...

I tweeted! monkalicious on twitter and rav.

InJuneau said...

I love the Dinoflagellates and Poseidon and Iridaceae rovings.

knitscapes said...

I can't say I'm all that fond of ants but that Falkland Wool AntFarm makes me want to cozy up to some critters.

emwall24 said...

omg, I love her stuff. The "Superfragilisticexpialidocious" batt is really tempting right now, but so is the BFL in Pousse Cafe.

AnaMarie said...

I'm not supposed to purchase more fiber until my current stash is at least somewhat lessened, and I've been ignoring the Ravelry ads, but I think this might have just broke me.

Funnily enough, the one that caught my eye immediately was the Minotour, which I might be purchasing anyway in a moment...can't ever have to much fiber, right?

Kathleen said...

I'd climb the highest mountain for yamdrok!

Egater said...

60/40 Merino / Bamboo blended wool top for spinning - Vegetable Medley has sucha pretty colorway
egateris at gmail dot com

zot said...

Wow, the colors are wonderful! I think I like royal platypus, yamdrok, and parasol the most.

Amanda said...

I love Pixy Dust and Royal Platypus, and the Minotaur of course! Just some beautiful things!

StephCat said...

boletus & poseidon are both lovely (well, they all are!)

Jess said...

I love the Dinoflagellates colorway. It reminds me of all the colors I'm seeing on the trees in Maryland right now :)

DENISE said...

love the falklands wool in superfragilistic color way

Nightphoenix said...

Dinoflagellates is both a beautiful colorway, and a hilarious name!

Lizbert on Ravelry

Marimba's Notes said...

There's so much pretty, it's hard to choose. :) My favorite has to be the 64s merino top in Boletus - gorgeous!

eleanor graham said...

Poseidon! and dinoflagellates... beautiful sense of color -- so rich.

CptSnoopy on Ravelry said...

I really like the 56s falkland in laduree!

Cozy Knitting said...

Her colors are wonderful. I love Vegetable Medley and Marbles, but it is too hard to choose.

H.A.Y. said...

Love the 'Royal Platypus' Superwash BFL - gorgeous!

Anonymous said...

I love the royal platypus the color are wonderful

monique - NY

Emily said...

I should have learned by now about clicking links from this blog. They're dangerous - every single one has some sort of beautiful fibre or yarn on the other side that I can hardly resist!

Like this: http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=vl_other_1&listing_id=30607241

How can you see this photo and not feel the need to own such pretty colours?

Kristen said...

I love the Minotaur colorway so how perfect would it be if I won that one?!! lol. :)

Diana, Fiber Fancy said...

Love the 60/40 Merino / Bamboo blended wool top for spinning - Vegetable Medley, just seems to call my name

SteeleSpun said...

I REALLY want this one! So I've been eyeing Supercalifragilisticexpealidocious for a while now....
I facebooked, blogged (http://steelespun.blogspot.com/), and tweeted!!

sunnie fairy said...

she has amazing color combination, but I especially love pixy dust.

PenelopeRose said...

The, 56s Falkland wool top aka roving for spinning or felting - Dinoflagellates, looks like it would spin up beautifully! Although, everything in her shop looks like it would spin up beautifully!

Janice in Camas said...

Love those Skeeter Bits! I learned to spin on a drop spindle two weeks ago and I'm hoping to be able to learn on a wheel soon. Can't wait to get my skills to a point where they're worthy of such gorgeous fluff!

Serendipity said...

I think my favorite is Parasol, with Vegetable Medley a close second. And I, too, hope that one day I'll have her amazing photography skillz.

I tweeted this as well.

~Rachel

Leslie said...

I love the Ant Farm batt! Along with most of the other stuff in her shop!

Magan said...

Love all of these colorways! Terrific eye! My favorites include Dinoflagellates, Esmeralda Queen, and Pousse Cafe.

JuliaA said...

the 60/40 bamboo blended merino wool top for spinning is gorgeous in jonathan.

j_bdules at hotmail

Minou14 said...

"Dinoflagellates" is wonderful! I love the name and the mix of colors. I covet it. :) Minotaur is great too! I really love all of them.

Kitten With a Whiplash said...

Superwash Blue Faced Leicester / BFL wool top aka roving for spinning - Iridaceae is wonderful.

Carlin said...

Love the Jonathan colorway!

Sharon said...

Beautiful, I'd love to try spinning some time.

Max. H said...

Wow! Amazing fibers in this shop! The color combos are scrumptious! I just love the "coi" batt - beautiful!

Lady O said...

I like the Quadruped Amaphore and Sensation spinning batts.

Kat said...

When I got there, there was nothing in the shop. I am so bummed out. The sample in the photo is gorgeous.

Kelli said...

I love her colorways.

Martha said...

All of her batts are absolutely wonderful. I recently bought one in the Quadruped Amaphore colorway and it is a works of art!! She takes such wonderful care with packing and little thoughtful goodies. I highly recommend!! :)

LeiLaniSue said...

It was kind of strange to have to go through the sold items to see what she does, but I really enjoyed looking at the range of her colorways!!! The Minotaur is lovely, but Brandywine is far and away my favorite in the BFL!!!

Robin said...

The Poseidon merino is gorgeous- but there are at least 10 others I drooled over.

knittingdancer said...

I really like the Vegetable Medley in the bamboo/merino blend and of course the superfragilisticexpialidocious.

kate said...

Goldenrod is yum-tastic! What beautiful fiber! I'll cross my fingers!

Gina said...

Of course, when I just followed the link to her Etsy shop, it's closed! I have bee a fan of ITW for quite some time (although I haven't bought anything yet.)

I love the Pluck colorway that she has done up in an 80/20 merino/silk blended top. so gorgeous!

Kitten With a Whiplash said...

I've posted on my blog at

http://kitten-with-a-whiplash.blogspot.com/2009/10/good-stuff-is-at-end.html

neejess said...

I love Inferno. Must have when back In Stock.

Gina said...

Blogged!

fic-kitty said...

I have coveted some of this fiber for a while now; one of these days I'll actually buy some, but I'm putting it off, sort of an anticipation deal :P In the shop right now, I would sell a kidney if any of her fibers, anything at all, were to appear on my doorstep by the time this comment is posted :P

helenlam said...

I've always enjoyed looking at the items in this shop. The Grape Ape falkland 56's top is so pretty though...

stacey said...

OMG!!!! Ant Farm rocks!!!!

Trudi said...

Wow, wonderful colors! I loved Mary Poppins when I was young, now I love the Superfragilisticexpialidocious batt!

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Rois said...

OMG...I laughed my butt off (and that's a lotta laughing!) at the dinoflagelattes!

rebelhousewife said...

I have to go with the Superfragilisticexpialidocious batt, gorgeous colors, and with a name like that it has to be fun to spin.

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Anonymous said...

All the colors are beautiful!

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