Martina Cardigan + We Are Knitters Giveaway

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I just finished making this gorgeous Martina Cardigan from We Are Knitters. What fun it was to knit this kit! First, I rarely knit for myself. It feels like such an indulgence these days. Second, who doesn’t want to get everything they need for a project delivered right to their door? Well, here’s your chance to get one for free!

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Each part of of the kit was a pleasure, from getting the kit in the mail, to the piles of gorgeous yarn, to the beautiful wooden needles that came with it. Here’s your chance to win your very own We Are Knitters kit! See the Rafflecopter below for all the ways to enter! If you don’t win, never fear, you can get 15% of off any order with the We Are Knitters promo code FLAXANDWAK.

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There are so many great kits to choose from. Some of my favorites are the Udon Blanket, the Sienna Beanie, and the Classic Sweater.  I chose the Martina Cardigan, because I thought it would make the perfect little spring jacket. Plus, I’m a sucker for cream!

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I am so happy with how this sweater turned out. The yarn is 100% Peruvian Highland Wool and is super soft. I love the lines of this sweater, as it flares out at the bottom and has a little bit of a stand up collar.

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The simple garter stitch has such a beautiful texture too.

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I was worried the sweater would be a little short, but it fell to just the right spot after blocking it. Thankfully, Allie had a snow day and was able to take photos of me in the sweater! She’s getting good with the camera!

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The kits come complete with the pattern,  wool, all notions, the needles, and even a cute little tag you can sew into your homemade garment at the end. The wooden needles are beautiful to look at and to work with.  They’re super sharp too! The pattern was easy to follow, great for beginners.

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So go ahead and enter all the ways you can! I would love to see this kit make someone’s spring!!

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  1. daniela

    this cardie looks lovely and just right for the season to change

    • Thanks so much Daniela – it is just perfect!

  2. I do not knit, I crochet and I have just ended a cute egg potholder! I am willing to make a garment to myself, maybe it’s the time to do it 🙂

    • It’s time! There are lots of crochet kits on We Are Knitters as well! Time to make yourself something beautiful!

  3. Jennifer Luther

    The last thing I made for myself is 1/2 of a set of mittens! (Currently working on the second mitten!)

  4. Rebecca

    The cardi looks like the perfect go to for the changing seasons!

  5. Mari

    I’ve been so busy lately, but the last thing I knit for myself was my favorite winter hat – until my DOG ATE IT. LOL, I need to knit a new one 🙂

    • Oh no, Mari!! yes, you must knit a new hat!!

  6. Taylor Closet

    The last thing I knitted was a beanie hat for my daughter.

  7. Heather S

    I knit myself a scarf 🙂

  8. Jean

    I see the last item I knit was the same as another commenter: a beanie hat for my daughter!

  9. melissa

    As a newbie, I love the garter stitch. Its on my bucket list to knit a sweater, this one would be perfect!

  10. Becky

    The last thing I knit for myself is a Teakettle Shawl by Hey Lady Hey/Melissa Stadja. I got to meet her at her trunk show in Apex, NC a month ago. I had just cast on the pattern and was so tickled to meet the designer. I agree, knitting for self is rare. This cardi, though… One day I hope to make it!

  11. craftyone

    I am just learning and finished up a cowl not too long ago.

  12. Love the sweater! I love the way it looks. Last thing I knit was a pair of wonky socks. 🙂 I would love to win this giveaway. Thanks for sharing it with us.

  13. Ana Huron

    I would LOVE to win this!

  14. Carla

    I LOVE this sweater! Thanks so much for the chance to win, I’m always looking for my next knitting project!

  15. Jenny

    The last thing I knitted for myself was a hat. ? That was 2 winters ago!!

  16. Genevièe

    I knitted myself a hat. One never has enough hat! And that seams to be the only knit project i’m able to finish. All my other project for myself are on hold right now.

    • Yes! Hats are great. This sweater was a quick knit and easy to do on the go!

  17. Nikki Pacheco-Theard

    My last knitting project to leave my needles was a tweed brown cotton bunny. I just purchased delicious hand dyed merino yarn to knit my first shawl.

    • aww! Cute. Your shawl sounds like it will be lovely!

  18. Emily

    The last thing I knit for myself was a hat this past January. It was my first one ever and now I’m finishing up a hat for the boyfriend from a pattern I made up.

    • Congratulations! This would be a perfect sweater for you!!

  19. Jewel

    I never seem to make anything for myself other than a scarf.

  20. Sharon Scott

    I love this cardigan! I am short so it is impossible to find something that would fit just right, and I think this would be perfect! Beautiful !

    • I hope you have a chance to make one, Sharon!

  21. Beth j

    I had to think about that for awhile. A hat and mittens

  22. Mary

    The last thing I made for myself is a winter wool hat.

  23. I am falling in love with this cardi !
    The kit looks so inviting. Lovely wood and wool !

    The last project I knit for myself is a scarf.
    In fact the last two , plus my current project, are all for ME :*)
    as will this cardi.

    hugs,
    Gerry

  24. stacy

    the last thing I “knitted” was one o the baby octopuses from your book!

  25. Veronique

    Oh this yarn looks so squishy and warm… Yum!

  26. Kate M

    What a great kit! I love all the special details.

  27. Molly

    I haven’t knitted something for myself in forever. This cardigan is absolutely beautiful and something I would live in. I would love to win! Thank you!

  28. Patrizia

    A pair of socks and a shawl! Love your cardigan!

  29. Sara S

    How pretty! Thanks for giving me this opportunity! The last thing I made for myself was 17 years ago and was taken over by my husband 15 years ago. I’ve since commissioned my mother and grandmother to knit my hats and mittens for me. This sends a clear message to my family members. I make theirs, my mom makes mine.

    • Eep! 17 years ago, Sara!! I think you need to make this sweater!!

  30. Emily

    This sweater is so pretty – looks perfect for spring! The last thing I knit for myself was an oversize gansey scarf – so cozy. 🙂

  31. Julibeth

    I just finished a Stopover for myself. Easy and beautiful!

  32. I have been eyeing up We Are Knitters for ages – this looks like the perfect project to have a play with!!

  33. Alicia

    I’m kn itting myself a pair of socks

  34. Paulina Rodriguez

    I’ve just begin my knitting adventure and currently working on a blanket!

  35. Edie

    I have been wanting to make this sweater. Thanks for the chance.

  36. Heidi

    This is so gorgeous! ?

  37. Miranda

    What a beautiful cardigan! I’ve been waiting to knit a WAK kit for a while now because I’ve only heard good things!
    What I’ve been knitting recently is a cat for a friend and a basic scarf for my mom! Both of the projects are really simple, so I’m looking for a little bit of a challenge, and hey, I’ve never knit a sweater before!

    • Well, this is the perfect place to start!!

  38. Laura

    I love your sweater 🙂 in working on a simple colorwork hat right now – my first colorwork pattern! But by the time I finish it, it’s going to be too warm to wear it lol.

    • Thank you, Laura. Always the way with timing, but you’ll love it anyway!

  39. Vittoria

    A scarf! It was going to be a throw, but it didn’t get that far.

    • lol! I’ve had projects like that before!

  40. Kathe

    The last thing I knit for myself was an exceedingly ugly hat. It’s so ugly that it’s cute. That’s my story and I’m sticking to it.

  41. DJ

    I love this! I last knitted a scarf for myself.

  42. Janet Reinhart

    The last thing I knit for myself – JUST finished it on Friday – was a Loops Club shawl kit called Cloudy with a Chance of Bling. It’s adorable, but I really would love to knit a simple but elegant cardigan. I love cardigans! Hope I win!

  43. Megan M

    A babywearing poncho. 🙂

  44. Martha

    I rarely knit for myself, but I love to knit for my grandchildren. Tiny things work up so fast! However, I would love to knit this cardi!

  45. Sharon

    Love it! A pair of socks.

  46. Kate

    What pattern size did you follow?

    • I did the largest size. I also adjusted the pattern a little for my gauge. I’m super tight knitter. 🙂

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