Tuesday, November 8, 2011

A Million Stars Sock Yarn Giveaway!


I'm so very pleased to be featuring a sweet new shop today! A Million Stars is a relatively new phattie with lovely saturated yarns! Like this beautiful, moody giveaway yarn- the colorway is "Things Unseen" and it is a beautiful 100% baby alpaca yarn!!

Luxury bases + beautiful dyeing = win for everyone! I think my favorite right now might be her September Phat Fiber contribution- Faerie Garden- lovely purples and green on a merino/cashmere base- yummy!!

Please visit A Million Stars today, find something you love, and write about it in the comments section below to be entered in this giveaway. Support this shop and feature it on your facebook, twitter, plurk and gain extra entries!

135 comments:

Theresa said...

Camel silk blend? Wowza! And I love the colors of Granite.

Also, your links appear mildly broken, instead of just going to http://www.etsy.com/shop/amillionstars, they go to http://phatfiber.blogspot.com/www.etsy.com/shop/amillionstars

zemestani said...

I love the merino/seacell fingering in Aegean!

Celestya22 said...

I really like the Electric Twist! What a fun collection of colours! I'd love to see how it knits up.

KathyC said...

I like the silk camel belnd too. Beautiful colors!

Louise said...

ooooh! the Aegean seacell! beautiful!

Louise said...

re-tweeted!

Lindr said...

Every page has such beautiful colors, but I really like the silk/merino 'Leaden Skies'. What a gorgeous lace shawl that would make!

Chris said...

Another fan for "Granite" in camel and silk. I love camel fiber and can just see a shawl from that colorway.

Vera said...

Aphrodite Lace ... what's more to say?

RAV:loony

Reivenna said...

The Faerie's Garden is so very deep. Want.

Caroline said...

I like the variety of self striping yarn! Especially Grape Skins!

Anna said...

Love seacell.

Roberta said...

I wouldn't know which one to chose!
Silk Merino Fingering - Nausicaa - Blushing Violets or http://www.etsy.com/listing/83659807/superwash-merino-fingering-hand-painted
Both gorgeous!

Roberta said...

Posted on FB :-)

Lauren said...

With so much soft yummy yarn it was hard to choose, but the Superwash Merino braid of fiber titled "Choppy Seas" looks lovely!

knitmit said...

I like the Superwash Merino Top 19.5 microns 4 oz. - Spun Sugar Merino - The Faerie's Garden. I always love the combination of greens, blues, and purples!
knitmit on rav

Mara said...

penelope sock is my favourite but I truly like all the solid colours in the shop!

knitmit said...

twittered as well. @knitmit

SteeleSpun said...

All the colors are amazing! I like:
Ultrafine Organic Merino Fingering - Hand Painted - Like the Night

Melissa said...

The Aegean colorway is stunning - what a gorgeous range of blue-greens! <3 Things Unseen is definitely another favorite. (Also: I love the way she worded her allergy warning. Very cute.)

Debbie said...

I love the Rainbow Pooling MCN - Circe Sock - That's So Takei Thanks!.

Revi said...

The Camel/Silk Lost at Sea makes me want to design a crochet lace motif depicting waves. It's absolutely beautiful!

odessa said...

I love the camel/silk concord yarn!

Mee, the person said...

While I love them all, I think I like the DK that looks like a Candy Cane the most right now.

Stacy said...

My favorite is the "Self Striping Merino Fingering - Gemini Sock - Island in the Sun."

-stacylovesyarn on Ravelry

By the way, your link wouldn't work for me.

lorraine said...

self striping merino/penelope sock- grape skins ♥

Deb at Merciful Hearts Farm said...

Took me a bit to navigate the link but I also agree that the granite is awesome!

efrat said...

Well, it wasn't easy to pick just one, but I have to go with La Costa Brava. OMG the silver sparkle!

Jany said...

Hi
Beautiful colors!!!!
I love camel silk blend,
Thank you for your generosity,
Jany

I can't access to your link, I visited http://www.etsy.com/shop/amillionstars site

Sheila said...

The penelope sock superwash merino in the colorway travelling - what gorgeous shades of green!

yarnmagic on Ravelry said...

Hearth Fire looks very attractive, so does City of Lakes on the same base. Several of the merino/silk skeins are also very beautiful.

Shoshana said...

While oh so many of the yarns are making my heart flutter, in particular the Silk Merino Fingering - Nausicaa - Blushing Violets is just breathtaking.

Liz said...

Wow, that color is stunning. I also love Cartoon Monsters!

Mary said...

faerie garden is just lovely!

InJuneau said...

I love the Baby Alpaca Fingering Weight-Things Unseen and the Camel Silk Blend-Lost at Sea.

lauraelih said...

Penelope sock in "Slimed" is awesome, and would be perfect for the green-lover in my life :)

Jennifer said...

The "Downpour" colorway in the camel/silk blend. Must... restrain... self...

Jessica said...

The kelp colored fingering weight is gorgeous!

Ilona said...

The aphrodite lace in aegan is just amazing!

Shaded Mazoku said...

I adore the Crushed Lavender self-striping sock yarn! *covets*

PJ said...

Hi, i really like merino/seacell fingering in Aegean

my blog:http://knitandgo.blogspot.com/

marsha said...

oh, her colors are so lovely! I've fallen for the silk/merino in colorway Leaden Skies. I also LOVE with MORE LOVE the camel silk blend in granite.

ajdag said...

I'v had the pleasure of haveing her before. oh so soft, and squashy. I like the

Chunky Oenone Sock in Candy Striper
or Oenone in Where The Grass Meets Concrete

Linky donsn't work :(

working link
http://www.etsy.com/shop/amillionstars?ref=seller_info

Anonymous said...

And she is a Canadian Etsy shop! I just love the silk Camel Concord yarn!
LaEmma (Rav ID)

storiedyarns said...

Ooh, the Crushed Lavender self striping sock is calling my name!!

Jess

Andrea said...

That silk/camel blend looks amazing!

Jenny said...

Love the jewel tone colors!

Holly said...

I am in love with the Superwash Merino Fingering in A Commotion. I am seriously debating buying it just because the colours are so beautiful.

Ms.Curdy said...

I love how Superwash Merino Fingering - Oenone Sock - OOAK - A Commotion looks like the sunset. :)

beepb said...

I would love to make some socks out of Superwash Merino Fingering in Penelope--it would be like having a whole canopy of trees in my shoes, a lovely reminder of hikes past and future.

Marianna said...

I love the Faerie's Garden Merino top

chevyrell said...

wow the colors are wonderful! i like banana cabana transitions=)

Knit4love2 said...

Fairies Garden; nom nom such a lovely batt.

Jessica Jo said...

Monsters in the parasol? Heck, I want that yarn just for the name! BAHAHAHAHA!

Heather J said...

I love the sheen on the Silk Merion Fingering Nausicaa Blushing Violets Wonderful richness!

sumik said...

I love the colors!

I can't decide if the Spun Sugar Superwash Merino Top in Harvest or the Penelope sock in City of Lakes is my favorite.

icefireski said...

Love the electric twist, although fairie gardens is a close second

Robin said...

Love the colors of - Penelope Sock - Travelling.

suzanne marie said...

I like the fiber in choppy seas the best

sue said...

Camel, silk blend. Yum.... Love the beautiful colorways:)

PixelatedMushroom said...

omg teal and black are my favourite colour combo ever! I love this! 'Things Unseen' is my other favourite from the shop ^_^

cthulhulovesme said...

The purple in Like the Night (organic Merino fingering) is just amazing.

Jen said...

Yup...love that camel/silk blend in Granite and the Merino fingering in Travelling too.

jendada on ravelry

Jen said...

re-tweeted too ;o)

Knittingdancer on Ravelry said...

Very beautiful yarn, it was very hard to pick just one favorite. So here it is Silk Merino Fingering: Nausicaa in Blushing Violets.

Faerie-Dancer said...

In love with the merino/cashmere/nylon That's so Takei fingering yarn!

redzshadow said...

Love the Baby Alpaca and Silk - Aphrodite Lace - Aegean.

Gently Used Coat said...

I really like the Baby Alpaca and Silk in Aegean. It's a lovely color, and the yarn must be so soft and warm.

Anna (alcatmom) said...

So many gorgeous colors! I love Silk Merino Fingering - Nausicaa - Blushing Violets very much!

cs said...

Love the City of Lakes!

cs said...

Plurked (Cin6436)

cs said...

Tweeted (cindys6436)

Gwen said...

I love the merino nylon Gemini sock ..... Maybe because I love the colors or maybe because I am a Gemini. Not sure.

lisasanuma said...

The Faeries Garden Top is gorgeous!

Kate said...

I lurvs the "Camel Silk Blend - Fingering Weight - Granite."

ZombieCat said...

I love all of her self-striping yarns! great colors!

Kat said...

I love the Harvest fiber. Beautiful!

Kat said...

facebooked

ideastudio said...

The "Granite" Camel & Silk Blend looks so inviting. Luxurious! Thanks!
--Ideastudio on Ravelry

knitterpat said...

Oooh! Camel and silk coral necklace!

Tara A said...

I really like the colors on Favorite
Delphinium - Hand Painted Baby Alpaca and Silk - Aphrodite Lace, and the shine on that yarn looks so beautiful!

Karen said...

So hard to choose! I really like Delphinium - Hand Painted Baby Alpaca and Silk - Aphrodite Lace for the color and Merino Silk Silver Fingering - Calypso Silk and Silver - La Costa Brava for the sparkle!

Karen aka purplepenguin

SharonO said...

I am so sorry I missed Sept.'s box were I might have gotten a sample of the Circe Sock in The Faerie's Garden. I am also drooling over the Nausicaa in Blushing Violets.

ikkinlala said...

So gorgeous! I love the Penelope Sock in Hearth Fire.

Heather P said...

Travelling is a gorgeous shade of green.

livin4fishin said...

Love the "Blushing Violets" silk/merino sock or the "like the night" merino sock. All the colors and yarns look wonderful!

Kimberly R. said...

Love the Silk Merino Fingering - Nausicaa - Blushing Violets!
Thanks :)

sock2girl said...

Love this sock yarn, added it and the shop to my etsy favorites and liked it in Facebook. Also love her Baby Alpaca Silk - Aphrodite Lace - Windswept Seas

sock2girl said...

Liked in face book

sock2girl said...

Tweeted

Colourful strange little girl said...

Isn't Silk Merino Hand Painted Fingering - Nausicaa - Leaden Skies gorgeous?

Brandy said...

The Faerie's Garden colorway really is gorgeous, either in the fiber or the sock yarn. Either way, I think it would make a fantastic shawl!

ne-knopka said...

like MCN 20 Tonal - Circe Luxe

Anna

anna_k67 at yahoo dot com

ne-knopka said...

http://twitter.com/#!/AnnaKul/status/134265337976848385

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Dovile said...

I really love the colors in the Merino Silk Silver Fingering - Calypso Silk and Silver - La Costa Brava.

Mamgi said...

I like the Banana Cabana, Self-Striping

Naycha said...

Silk/Merino yarn in Rose Hips!!! I <3 this so much that I had to put a bug in my hubby's ear. Christmas is coming up...

Naycha said...

Facebooked!!

Courtney said...

The "Things Unseen" is just lovely!

Amie said...

city of lakes and don't blame me are gorgeous.. and the fiber combinations- YUM!

Anonymous said...

The Faerie's Garden.
Jane
k2tog313

Melrose said...

I really like the Candy Striper socks yarn

Melrose said...
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Stirling said...

This stuff, right here!

Michelle said...

Leaden skies fingering--beautiful.

terri said...

I like the silk/merino in "Leaden Skies"

Mi@ said...

I like the Spun Sugar Merino - The Faerie's Garden. It looks gorgeous.

SusanM said...

I would love to try the silk/camel blend in Concord-sounds very exotic and soft!!

Sherry said...

I like the Granite and Things Unseen. Blues and grays are the yarns I enjoy the most. Some of the natural colors she has, make me want to visit the farm:)

Katie said...

I love the Oenone Sock in the Electric Twist coloreay! Talk about striking!

LE said...

Nausicaa! Great name and color!

Sylvie said...

It's hard to choose! I love those sorts of rich saturated colors. Aegean, Leaden Skies, and Faerie Garden are the ones that catch my eye, but everything is gorgeous.

Alison said...

So many interesting blends! I'd love to try the camel and silk in the Downpour colorway.

Marlitharn said...

Ooh, the Merino Silk Silver Fingering/Calypso Silk and Silver would make a gorgeous shawl!

Kryss said...

I was hard pressed to pick the self striping sock yarn in Crushed Lavender! Wowza~!

Also: Silk and camel?! :O


P.S. Shared this on Facebook!

Belladune said...

:/ the links don't work for me! I'd love to go look, but I'm getting an error message!

Anonymous said...

I love all the self-striping yarns! The greens are gorgeous, but I love the Crushed Lavender best.

urchiken at gmail dot com

Jessie said...

All of their yarns are gorgeous, but my favourite feature in their shop is the "custom sweater amount of hand painted merino" which is just such a nice service to offer. thanks for sharing this great shop!

dodington at gmail dot com

Jessie said...

tweeted about the shop!

https://twitter.com/#!/Dodington/status/134779184445792257

thanks!

dodington at gmail dot com

Paulette said...

I love the bright Cartoon Monsters sock yarn - the colors are halloweeny:)

Geal said...

Sparkly Self Striping Merino Fingering - Calypso Sock - Monsters in the Parasol are great stripe colors

Clarissa said...

Love The Faerie's Garden, both the yarn and the fiber!!

susanjd said...

my toes just can't wait to be snuggled with Self Striping Merino Cashmere Nylon - Circe Sock. and Crushed Lavender is an added bonus

tettidesign said...

My favourite is fingering weight Baby Alpaca in the Things Unseen shade (and all the other yarns in beautiful blues)!

csndyrn said...

That's so Takei in so pretty. Love bold primary colors.

Nola said...

eek, the orange on the Cartoon Monsters is *fantastic*!! Gorgeous colorways!

asteride said...

THank you for letting us discovering this great shop on Etsy. The yarn looks gorgeous and I think I love Nausicaa color more but it is difficult to say.

janel r said...

love the slimed color way- and I am totally blaming the phat lady when my husband asks why I HAD to buy more yarn

Michelle W. said...

Ohhhhh, the Aphrodite Lace yarn in the Aegean colorway is sooooooo calling to me!

Emma said...

The MCN in Faerie's Garden is beautiful - and I bet it's soft as butter!

Turtle said...

choppy seas , perfect with todays weather

Kira said...

Such pretty muted yet rich colors! I love Hearth Fire and Soul and the Sea.

Kristen said...

Ohh, self-striping yarn!

sanchee said...

Calypso Silk and Silver - La Costa Brava
gorgeus!

chels said...

Oh, the Baby Alpaca Silk - Aphrodite Lace - Windswept Seas!