Friday, January 30, 2009

paying it forward....

One aspect unique to our little corner of an entire universe of blogland is 'the giveaway'. Our community of bloggers graciously share of themselves through all manner of gifts. Jen, who has a phenomenal photo blog, americana, had a 'paying it forward' giveaway. She sent me a most beautiful handmade notebook (in the image above) and now I will reciprocate by sending a gift to someone else.

I have knitted a cozy pair of socks and will gladly gift them to someone who in turn is willing to gift something to another blogger. If you want some warm socks and you are willing to 'pay it forward' please leave a comment on this post. I will draw a name from those wanting to participate this Saturday (January 31) at 6:00 p.m. The socks are a basic sock pattern knitted out of Hand Maiden cashmere/merino blend.

Waldo Emerson said that the greatest gift is a portion of thyself - to me, a handmade gift is a true reflection of that sentiment. Happy weekend everyone.

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Ester of  Kosenrufu Mama is the winner of the socks.