Giveaway & Review: From Mama, With Love

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Have you heard of this new gem of a pattern book? It's called From Moma, With Love. It's a beautiful assembly of knitting patterns by 5 extremely talented designers – and mamas:  Connie Chang Chinchio, Tanis Gray, Margaux Hufnagel, Melissa La Barre and Kate Gagnon Osborn. So, what do I love about this book? There's quite a few things actually, but let's start with the most important – the patterns.  There's a really nice variety of sweaters, vests, hats and blankies and how about that awesome boppy cover? Talk about an awesome shower gift idea for a new mom! mamlove Patterns (Left to Right, Top to Bottom): Petunia's Blanket, Ronan Pullover, Seed Stitch Boppy, Kearney HatKyle Vest, Lulu Vest, Sid Scrappy Hat, Velvet Hoodie, Viviane Cardigan, Debonair Hat, Ferris Vest, Isadora Lopapeysa, Antonia Blanket, Bluebell Pullover, Callum Vest I also really love how personal this book feels, you can certainly tell it was a labor of love by all 5 authors.  One of my favorite things about it are the cute little nuggets of parenting advice along with the patterns. For example: From Tanis Gray: Q: "What's the best parenting advice you've ever received?" A: "Not every day wil be rosy, but take each day as it comes, learning from both their and your mistakes and try again tomorrow...." Well said, Tanis!

It's Giveway Time!

I'd love to see all of these knit up in Nice & Knit Yarn, of course, so we thought we'd give you a headstart! It's giveaway time! Leave a comment telling us what pattern you'd knit and in which Nice & Knit colorway and you'll be entered to win your very own copy of the pattern collection and a single skein of the color you mention in your comment! Winner will be selected Monday morning!

The Tour:

Check out the other stops on the From Mama, With Love blog tour. Some of our very own favorite blogs are on this list, and we're honored to be part of the tour! Monday, April 28th, Ysolda Teague of Ysolda Tuesday, April 29th, Karida Collins of Neighborhood Fiber Co. Friday, May 2nd, Cecily Glowik McaDonald of Winged Knits Monday, May 5 – Carrie Bostick Hoge of Maddermade Wednesday, May 7th – Thea Colman of Baby Cocktails Friday, May 9th – Kate & Courtney, of Kelbourne Woolens Tuesday, May 13, Jessica Correa, of Dream in Color Yarn Co. Thursday, May 15, Kristen Kapur of Through the Loops Tuesday, May 20, Tanis Lavalee of Tanis Fiber Arts Friday, May 22, Alana Dakos of Never Not Knitting

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  • amchart: September 26, 2016

    I’d knit the boppy cover in your sea grass colorway since hubby won’t let me find out the sex of #8!

  • nicmcilhargie13: September 26, 2016

    I am in love with the Viviane Cardigan! It would be very cute on my daughter in Vineyard.

  • beth j: September 26, 2016

    I’d make the callum vest for my grandson in your Nantucket colorway……beautiful!

  • Shelly: September 26, 2016

    I’d knit the Kearney Hat in the Lobster Pot Colorway.

  • Muriel: September 26, 2016

    I think the Viviane Cardigan in the Nantucket colorway would be so adorable!

  • Marilyn (Merry) Fenton: September 26, 2016

    I’d knit the viviane cardigan in the anchor colorway. So cute!

  • Tricia: September 26, 2016

    The Vivienne cardigan in Vineyard

  • Jacquline Cappuccino: September 26, 2016

    I wish I had a little one to knit these patterns for. I adore the little sweater vests!

  • Melinda: September 26, 2016

    i’d make the bluebell pullover in the nantucket colourway

  • Betsy: September 26, 2016

    Because I love knitting blankets, I would have to pick Antonia. How beautiful those classic cables would be in the rich browns of Dockside or Nutmeg!

  • Darla: September 26, 2016

    I can just see Lexi in the Kyle Vest! I would like it is Brooklyn.

  • josiahbain: September 26, 2016

    I would knit the Callum Sweater for my brother, Nehemiah in Driftwood.

  • Sarah: September 26, 2016

    I would knit the seed stitch boppy cover in your lobster pot colorway. So adorable!

  • Michelle Kroll: September 26, 2016

    I’d knit the Kyle Vest in the Brooklyn colorway. Cute!

  • Sabrina: September 26, 2016

    I’d knit the Bluebell Pullover for my nephew in the Dockside colorway!

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  • Andrea B: September 26, 2016

    I’d make the Sid Scrappy Hat in Nantucket and Driftwood

  • Robby: September 26, 2016

    Bluebell pullover for my baby girl! Colors? Hmmm…. Probably driftwood and seagrass?

  • florapie: September 26, 2016

    I love Viviane, and Seagrass is screaming “SPRING!” to me after such a long, grey winter!

  • cs1350: September 26, 2016

    I don’t have any kids of my own yet, but my only nephew would look great in the Callum Vest in Harpoon if I made one for him!

  • Lynn: September 26, 2016

    Just live the Viviane Cardigan, would knit it in Lobster Pot color way

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