Published on December 19th, 2013 | by Helen


Festive Fyberspates Giveaway

We have recently added the gorgeous Fyberspates yarns to Totally luxurious and hand dyed in stunning colours, and adored by everyone at LK HQ…. We have four hanks of Fyberspates Gleem Lace  worth £60 to give away to one lucky reader. All you have to do is comment below before midnight on 22nd December, and we will pick a winner at random. Good luck!



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A newbie knitter slowly becoming more and more obsessed. Helen loves autumn, good food and can't decide between cats and dogs. She is also inordinately fond of her potato peeler.

Last updated: December 18th, 2013.

221 Responses to Festive Fyberspates Giveaway

  1. Oh wow!!! Ah…..what i could make with all that yarn *puts thinking cap on and prays for a win*

  2. m.walters says:

    mam loves knitting, kept her from cracking up after dad passed suddenly 🙁 so a win would smile on her face

  3. Jacqi Bartlett says:

    Such gorgeous colours!

  4. Margaret says:

    Looks like a lovely bunch of socks and a lacy wrap, would love to win this prize!

  5. That pink red looks scrumptious! All of them are perfect for some lace knitting 🙂

  6. Marie says:

    Oooooo how dreamy, I’d love to have a squish or 2 it’s beautiful and will work up into something very special

  7. Lam Lim says:

    The colour is just great!

  8. Pauline Wade says:

    Love doing lace knitting and have won a few competitions with my knitting so more wool is always gratefully received

  9. Lisa O'Neil says:

    How pretty! Hope it’s open to the US.

  10. VirginiaAnn says:

    my email says it all “lv2knit” I can think of lots of beautiful things I could make with this yarn.

  11. Dinah says:

    So pretty!

  12. Lynda Salt says:

    Winning this gorgeous yarn would come just in time as I’m not far off finishing my latest project

  13. Angela Hall says:


  14. Jules says:

    Oooooh! LOVE Fyberspates. Haven’t tried Gleem yet though.

  15. Hannah Lowry says:

    Wow such gorgeous yarn.

  16. Karen Nurse says:

    I saw some wool like this in Iceland recently and would love it to be my first project of 2014.

  17. Malin Carlsson says:

    Hi there and what a nice price to win. It is really a beautiful yarn!
    Merry christmas everyone!

  18. Kath Hartnett-Fletcher says:

    Wool looks beautiful. Hope to win this so I can try using it next year. Hope everyone has a very Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year. Good luck everyone!

  19. Freda Taylor says:

    I would love to knit shawls with these beautiful yarns to see me through tthe dark days of winter

  20. Julie-Ann Johnson says:

    I’m so glad that you’ve started stocking this wool. I’ve seen it used in the Wooly Wormhead patterns on some gorgeous hats. Now I know where to get some! Wonderful 🙂

  21. Anita Young says:

    When my Daughter was younger I used to knit all the time but stopped for a number of years. has reignited my love of knitting and this yarn looks lovely. Would love to knit with it. Happy Christmas everyone and Happy Knitting!!

  22. Jane says:

    Oh how gorgeous is that. Keeping fingers and toes crossed I’m lucky enough to win. Thanks for the chance.

  23. Love the colors of the wool, would be great to win them.

  24. Zoe Atkins says:

    What a lovely wool – would make a great start to 2014s project schedule!

  25. Jody Wyles says:

    What a great prize. I have been itching to try a laceweight project and this yarn would be hard to leave in the hank!

  26. Pippa Price says:

    I would love to win some of this wool. Have never been that adventerous with knitting, sticking mainly to ‘ordinary’ wools but feel the need to do something a bit different in 2014.

  27. Geraldine says:

    What a lovely new project this would make. It would be like going first class to work with something so lovely. It would be lovely tochristen my new needles with this yarn. Happy Christmas everyone:)

  28. Julie Davison says:

    Beautiful colours to inspire new projects, Merry Christmas everyone.

  29. Sonja Sillay says:

    Beautiful wool, I can see a shawl in front of me,
    Thanks for the chance to win.
    Merry Christmas!

  30. Kathleen Wilkes says:

    Could never normally afford to buy this lovely wool. Would certainly make my christmas!

  31. Susan Ranson says:

    Just the yarn for my demon lace knitter(work as fine as cobwebs) sister.

  32. Helen Cooper says:

    What beautiful colours, just right to entice me to keep.knittinh.

  33. Linda King says:

    Fingers itching to get at this beautiful yarn

  34. Agnete Jensen says:

    I got a few hanks of Gleem .. and it is addictive just to look at! Such beautiful colours, lovely feel and just screams for all sorts of knitting (but not good for winterridden fingers, the silk hangs in the rough fingers). I need more of that stuff <3

  35. Jocelyn Rowe says:

    I love trying new wools….if I can get it away from my cat

  36. Geraldine Mills says:

    These look lovely… my new years resolution… buy more wool!! x

  37. Karen Whittaker says:

    I have just the shawl pattern to suit this yarn.

  38. Jane says:

    Me likes this and it would be perfect for my next lace project

  39. hazel says:

    I love this yarn. I have a Victorian shawl pattern which would be stunning with this. good luck and a Happy Christmas to everyone

  40. Ruth Simpson says:

    I am new to knitting so having plenty to practice with would be wonderful

  41. Charlotte Browne says:

    Do you really need an excuse for more wool?

  42. Jeanie says:

    I have been in a knitted lace shawl bubble of late, so would love to get my needles on this delicious yarn.

  43. Suzanne Bradley says:

    Beautifully subtle shading in this yarn should make a gorgeous garment!

  44. claire says:

    Love fyberspates yarn 🙂 🙂

  45. cath isherwood says:

    Just the yarn to brighten up these dull winter days. Covet it

  46. Jan Parry-Jones says:

    Such beautiful yarn, would be such a treat to win some.

  47. Garance Mistry says:

    This is a fabulous prize! I can already imagine quite a few projects I would use this wool for :0)

  48. Marianne says:

    Wow! Wonderful colors …love the Plum! The quality (shine, lightness) and color palette would be great for a narrow party scarf – also for crochet necklaces like these:

  49. Sandra Parker says:

    Lovely yarn. I would like to win some as I am about to start a new project over Christmas.

  50. Kate Thorlby-Coy says:

    Vibrant colours, wonderful texture, oh I feel so inspired I can’t wait to get my hands on this yarn and let it take me to heaven !

  51. Janet Wilkin says:

    This yarn has beautiful colours. I would love to win some.

  52. Michelle Smith says:

    Loving this yarn, the hand dyed multi-tonal colours.

  53. Maureen says:

    Another new experience for knitting, keeps my 50-year-old hobby fascinating.

  54. Sara says:

    I’ve never tried this yarn, but hear great things… would love to get my hands on a skein to knit up something luxurious.
    Merry Christmas!

  55. Jennifer Foster says:

    Fyberspates yarn is beautiful to knit with. Those gorgeous colours would look really good in shawls

  56. Maggie says:

    I love knitting with Fyberspates and could find a lovely project for such beautiful yarn.

  57. Wonderful yarn and lovely colours! I’d love to win this!


  58. JeanMarie says:

    Would love to win…

  59. Lindsay Clayton says:

    Pick me, pick me!

    This is lovely yarn.

  60. Christine says:

    I have never knitted with yarn like this. It would be great to try!

  61. Cathy says:

    All the way over here in Australia I’ve looked at this beautiful yarn on your website and thought “how lucky you are in England”. It’s on top of my Christmas list and I have been a good girl, so maybe?

  62. Linda Clarke says:

    Would love to try my hand at knitting with this silk!

  63. Lucia Sullivan says:

    I love trying new yarns

  64. Caroline Ward says:

    Never knitted with luxury yarns ….. but would love to try with these!

  65. Sandra Kay says:

    This looks gorgeous. Would love to win some.

  66. jayne wilkinson says:

    Nothing more relaxing than sitting in a warm house knitting. The more luxurient the yarn the warmer the garment made, so would be warm and toasty to wear.

  67. margaret jones says:

    This wool looks amazing. I have never won anything ever and would love to win these. I promise to use it straight away and not add it to my treasured stash!!

  68. Lisa Bilowus says:

    I am quite new to knitting but I do know what I like. These yarns look positively lovely. Will go as far to say yummy!

  69. chris Boulton says:


  70. Margaret Davey says:

    Beautiful colours , would love to try this yarn.

  71. Tracy Cokill says:

    Looks beautiful. Would love to knit with such luxurious yarn.

  72. Barbara foster says:

    never worked with this type of yarn oh no might be another addiction love the colours x

  73. Gillian Abbott says:

    Looks a beautiful yarn, would get my knitting of to a good start in 2014.

  74. Alison Campbell says:

    Beautiful yarns thank you.

  75. Vivella says:

    More yummy yarn to go look at and buy.

  76. Rachel Ganney says:

    Looks lovely, I’d love to give it a try

  77. Sue says:

    What fabulous yarn – would love to knit something with this.

  78. Ann says:

    This yarn is so gorgeous! I would be delighted to win some 🙂

  79. Rebecca Gransden says:

    Fantastic giveaway. These look really great.

  80. louise says:

    you can never have too much yarn

  81. joanne laing says:

    this yarn looks great would love to try some

  82. Alexandra says:

    I love that Warm-Grey Color! Would love to try it!

  83. Gaynor Rees says:

    Beautiful coloured wool and would love to create something with it

  84. Sian says:

    Perfect for knotting a lightweight but warm cover up. Gorgeous colours too 🙂

  85. Elisabeth Bassam says:

    What beautiful colours – will be inspiring to knit with

  86. I have a project I have been waiting to start and just can’t find the perfect yarn. If I won this, I could finally get going. I lurve

  87. mandy cooke says:

    22nd is my birthday – would make a fantastic gift 😉

  88. Raye Blake says:

    This looks beautiful. I’d love to give it a go.

  89. Evelyn Stace says:

    Wonderful colours for cardis! x

  90. chris blinko says:

    I have a husband and two lovely sons but no one to buy me lovely yarn. santa please help!!!

  91. karen turton says:

    the yarn looks very inviting

  92. victoria cameron-mackintosh says:

    Beautiful x

  93. Kirsten Wills says:

    It looks beautiful and would give me a reason to buy more knitting patterns to suit. (like I need an excuse!)

  94. Nicky Sutton says:

    What beautiful yarn, I have been making a lots of chunky knits lately and would love to have a go at some lace work to show off this wonderful yarn,

  95. safia says:

    mmmmmmmmmm yummy yarn x

  96. Sandee L says:

    would love to win so I could whip up some beautiful lace shawls.

  97. Ann Marie Lamb says:

    Looks very inviting – it’ll be fun deciding what to knit if I’m lucky enough to win.

  98. Becky says:

    i would like to win please…. thanks

  99. Jill Maylin says:

    That’s a lovely prize. I hope it has my name on it.

  100. Susan says:

    Lovely prize.

  101. jan says:

    I haven’t used this yarn before but I would love to try it 🙂

  102. Kate says:

    Would love to try this yarn – I love the colours!

  103. Shanna says:

    Even more pretty yarn! I <3 loveknitting

  104. Lisa says:

    This yarn looks so beautiful and I think it will be just the incentive I need to hone my knitting skills.

  105. linda Evans says:

    want this please

  106. Amy says:

    Gorgeous colours!

  107. Roberta says:

    what beautiful jewel tone colors

  108. Jan Doss says:

    I’ve never won any of the give-aways I’ve entered and this would be a fabulous first for me!

  109. Karita Blomqvist says:

    Oh! I’d love to get these yarns for Christmas =)

  110. Carol McKibbon says:

    I can see several gifts for Christmas next year in that picture!

  111. Naomi Konke says:

    I have not had the pleasure of using yarn of this quality in my 47 years of knitting so I thought I’d give it a try. You are so generous to give such beautiful yarn away.

  112. Rebecca ward says:

    I’ve just finished a wide silk scarf using Fyberspates Silk yarn, absolutely beautiful, would love to have some more of their yarn! Thanks

  113. Nicky Gifford says:

    Sooooooooo soft, I want to roll in it!!!

  114. Pam Bonifacio says:

    Am anxious to try this yarn which is very new to me. Beautiful colors. Thanks for the opportunity to try to win this yarn.

  115. Ros Linter says:

    I would love to win this yarn. Not sure what I would make yet but I will have fun trawling Ravelry to get some inspiration.

  116. Anne says:

    Love the Deep Aqua and the Mixed Magentas.

  117. Pauline Howard says:

    I’m now knitting for my grandchildren – it’s back in fashion and they all want hand-knitted.
    I enter lots of these type of give-aways, but never win anything – so here goes another!

  118. Josie Knight says:

    I love hand dyed yarns as they give a unique feel to any garment.

  119. Nora Baranyai says:

    What luxurious colours!

  120. Jan Redman says:

    Love the colour combo. Would love this. You have beautiful yarns

  121. linda roxburgh says:

    lovely yarn my new years resolution is to try some lace knitting.

  122. Margaret says:

    Would make a lovely shawl for my son’s wedding!

  123. liz parker says:

    love the colours of this wool, already thinking what i could knit.

  124. Pat Andrews says:

    Yarn looks lovely, don’t usually knit for myself (too many grandchildren to knit lovely things for) but this would certainly tempt me.

  125. Rowena Overton says:

    The colours are so gorgeous, almost edible!

  126. Lynn Gibbins says:

    That looks beautiful. Would love to knit something very special with it.

  127. Monique says:

    I would love, love, love to try that yarn! Pick me, pick me!!!

  128. Rundstricken says:

    What a lovely yarn. I would realy like to knit with it…

  129. Amy says:

    Gorgeous selection

  130. david gough says:

    looks lovely

  131. Linda Rumsey says:

    Gorgeous yarn! And such stunning colours. A prize I’d love to win!

  132. Tina Mann says:

    Would love to knit a beautiful blanket for my daughter to celebrate her graduation for her Nursing Degree.

  133. Jo Haywood says:

    Fab yarn!

  134. Su says:

    My granddaughter would love to have a jumper knit in this wool the colours are fab.

  135. Mrs Mary Volkering says:

    Great prize!

  136. Margaret carmichael says:

    Would love to knit with this yarn. Only snag is I am not lucky in prize draws.

  137. Mare says:

    I like the yarn is with such colour that the shade changes. It makes the knitting result very interesting

  138. Marilyn Kehoe says:

    This yarn looks fab – would luv to win

  139. Lindsey Kemp says:

    I would love to work with these lovely yarns in such beautiful colours.

  140. Patsy Nightingale says:

    This lovely yarn in beautiful colours would make some wonderful scarves for my daughters.

  141. Grace Rawson says:

    Never knitted with this yarn before; would love the chance to sample the luxurious texture.

  142. Karen Goss says:

    I would love to knit something with yarn

  143. Carol says:

    These yarns have such subtle colours it would be really interesting to knit them up.

  144. Mo Ralph says:

    this yarn looks beautiful,i would love the chance to work with this yarn

  145. Casey W says:

    Wow, so pretty, would love to knit with these!

  146. victoria killey says:

    beautiful yarn

  147. Petra Beck says:

    This yarn is very beautiful and I bet it will be a pleasure to knit with it.

  148. Liz Crawford says:

    great prize as usual, PLEASE bring it my way!

  149. Helen Robinson says:

    Hmmmm! Will think of something nice to make with these lovely colours xx

  150. Ruth Taylor says:

    yes please

  151. Sally says:

    Looks beautiful – just the sort of yarn I know I will love to knit with!

  152. Sue potter says:

    Lovely wool would love to makesomething special with it

  153. Wendy Durell says:

    What gorgeous colours, I would love to knit with it.

  154. Fen Crosbie says:

    Lace…gulp. But I’m brave.

  155. Hilary says:

    Love to win this!

  156. Jean Goulden says:

    looks almost too good to knit!

  157. Sally Burley says:

    Oooh! Yes please! I’d love to win that!

  158. Kathy Oliver says:

    Would love to win this!

  159. Chandra Schneider says:

    Absolutely beautiful. I am just starting to try and build a stash and this would be amazing!

  160. Kate says:

    It’s so exciting, new wool!

  161. Maxine Henry says:

    Would love to win this!

  162. Ellen Gaynor says:

    Beautiful yarn!

  163. kerry says:

    i can see a lace pi shawl.

  164. Amanda says:

    What a lovely hand dyed yarn. Can’t wait to experiment with this yarn.

  165. Laura says:

    lovely yarn! would love to win some

  166. Pearl Squire says:

    Wow that yarn looks awesome and not too bulky for knitting in the Australian summer : )

  167. Heidi says:

    Wow!! That would make wonderful gifts….

  168. Marjatta says:

    For my daughter….

  169. Ann says:

    Would be lovely for me to knit my shrug in for a wedding cover up – fingers crossed I am successful.

  170. Lynda millmoor says:

    Would love to knit with wool it looks lovely

  171. Karen Wilson says:

    Beautiful yarn, would love to win it. 🙂

  172. Sandy says:

    I love the sheen and in particular the crushed raspberry colour.

  173. Diana says:

    The shading of the colours in the picture above look subtle, but vibrant. It seems that the colour change is gradual. Very tempting, but I’d like to handle it before buying any.

  174. Jackie says:

    I would love to experience knitting with this wool

  175. Judy England says:

    Beautiful yarn. I could make something awesome with this.

  176. pamela says:

    looks like a fab wool. Would love to knit with it.

  177. Susan Bushnell says:

    Beautiful yarn. 🙂

  178. Marianne Moore says:

    have a little experience with lace, would love to have a go with yours

  179. Sue says:

    Love the slightly graduated colour – this will definitely be on my list of things to buy in 2014.

  180. Angie Brice-Stevens says:

    Would love to win this pretty please. 🙂

  181. Karen Scammell says:

    how pretty

  182. Moira Cornwell says:

    Looks really yummy!

  183. Jenny says:

    OOOOOOhhhhh! Gorgeous!!!

  184. Helen Cooper says:

    Looks gorgeous 🙂

  185. Jessica Isaacson says:

    Looks beautiful!

  186. Alison Morris says:

    love that pink

  187. Claire Clark says:

    This yarn looks lovely – I’ve only recently started knitting so am still discovering lots of new things!

  188. Sue Bennett says:

    Beautiful tones

  189. Linda Hedley says:

    Would love to make a shawl from this.
    Something I haven’t tried yet.
    I’ve knitted for 50 years, so really need something new to try

    Thanks for the chance. Linda

  190. Kelly says:

    So adorable and would look cute made into something. Love it!

  191. Lynn Coombs says:

    This yarn looks lovely – pretty colours

  192. Helen Griffin-Ward says:

    As a seasoned knitter it takes something special for me to get excited and this yarn does it for me.
    Thank you for the slim chance of getting my hands on this gorgeous yarn.


  193. Just love the colours!

  194. julia says:

    i’d love one of those…very tasty…

  195. barbara says:

    How gorgeous! This is definitely going to be a ‘selfie’ – just for me !

  196. Julie says:

    Loved the picture of the wool. Think it’s really clever of them to produce the wool in skiens as apose to the balls. Haven’t knitted with wool in a skien but I did watch a Miss Marple where she was solving a murder and using the detective to hold his hands out to hold the wool to turn it into balls. Good idea. I can get my husband to help me whilst I tell him exactly what I need him to hear! How clever of you.

  197. Gale G says:

    Beautiful colours, wool with silk content has a lovely sheen too.

  198. Sue Hunt says:

    Love the look & texture of this yarn. Also reminds me when I was a child helping my nan turning the skeins into balls. I think I might have inherited my knitting skill from her although she didn’t always need a pattern. She made wonderful shawls for babies, every pregnant mum in the family received one, even my daughter had one for her daughter. Love the Magenta & Lilac colours.

  199. AmyO says:

    I am loving this blog with the history of the Aran jumper and learning about how angora wool is produced. The Flyspates yarns are really gorgeous with such rich colors! Making a shawl out of them would be a dream!

  200. Mrs Linda Laidlaw says:

    Absolutely beautiful wool!! Would make gorgeous luxurious scarves!! I can picture them already!!

  201. Gabi Tanguay says:

    I love the rich jewel tones and the earthy neutrals of this yarn. I would love to make a shawl out of this.

  202. Jen L says:

    Oooh – been wanting to get my needles into some of the gorgeous fyberspates yarn since I discovered them at the knit and stitch show in october! Hope I am lucky enough to win!

  203. Tina Gordon says:

    The internet is such a wonderful thing – but also rather a bigt tease.

    I have long drooled over pictures of the gorgeous colours and subtle shading of Fibrespates yarn, but never had the oportunity to touch it for real. It looks sooo luciously soft.

  204. Fiona C says:

    just lovely, I have been coveting this yarn for a while, have several projects in my head, can’t decide which colour to start with …….

  205. This yarn looks beautiful! I would love to have this in my stash!

  206. Linda Millar says:

    Wow! what a generous offer you have made, I hope you are prepared for the flood of “takers” you will have. The skeins are gorgeous, so much sheen and lustre. I am taken back to my youth, with my mum and I partnering to wind balls from skeins. It was a lovely bonding session for us with the opportunity to talk of things we otherwise would not have done. I miss her a lot. Thank you for the memories. Linda

  207. Cecelia M Aguallo says:

    It looks soooo beautiful! Images dancing around in my head like sugar plums! Knitting needles held at the ready to create lovely things for lovely people! Loving it!!

  208. Megan says:

    beautiful wool- would be great in my stash

  209. Julie Mitchell says:

    Ooh, gorgeous. Would love to knit something special with this 🙂

  210. Kim Phillips says:

    You can;t beat working with great yarn for really good results

  211. Kate Hardcastle says:

    Sumptuous yarn in glorious colours to suit everyone’s taste; so that’s next year’s Christmas presents all sorted; can’t wait to get knitting!

  212. Inge Hol says:

    Looks absolutely gorgeous!

  213. Tanya C says:

    What beautiful yarn, this would be a great yarn for a new project in the new year!

  214. Theresa Hickey says:

    looks lovely cant wait to get some

  215. Theresa Hickey says:

    cant wait to get some and start knitting

  216. Susan says:

    Would love to try this yarn it looks beautiful

  217. Margaret Davey says:

    would keep me busy through the Xmas holidays

  218. Dinah says:

    So pretty

  219. Mel Butler says:

    Beautiful wool and I really don’t have enough yet this year!

  220. sharon bakner says:


  221. Terr Pracht says:

    Such vibrant colors. perfect for keeping the winter blues away. Would make such a snuggly light weight pullover.

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