Thursday, 5 June 2014

2nd Blog Anniversary and Pattern Giveaway

Hi friends, yes it is me, still alive and kicking crocheting, and posting after almost a month!!!

Last month, that is the month of May was supposed to be one of celebration, fanfare, pattern giveaway, free pattern tutorials, book tours and many more things that I had planned, as my blog turned Two! Yes, that's right my blog is now two years old. What I had not planned for, was the scorching, searing and debilitating heatwave that swept through Ahmedabad. With temperatures reaching 46oC, most afternoons I had headaches, nausea, dizziness and I dare say a couple of bouts of disorientation!! A check up has now revealed that my blood pressure is a bit on the higher side, so I have been prescribed pills for the same.....blah blah.

Finally when I gather all my senses and decide to write a very overdue post you will not guess what happened!!!!  My blog had disappeared...yup that's right it was just not seen. A frantic SOS to my brother (my one and only 24/7 tech support) and a few days later, things were in place again. What a relief!!

So, here I am writing my first post in my second year of blogging. A big Thank you to all my dear readers for sticking with me. Of course I wish you would comment more, just because I love to hear from you. Since very few people (read that as exactly three!!) around me actually crochet, my blog is a way to reach out and connect with kindred souls or crochet sisters. :)

To mark my blog anniversary, I have decided to giveaway TWO copies of my very first crochet pattern PDF - The Cluster Stitch Cuffed Infinity scarf. :) 
Also check out my last post.

Cowl pattern PDF

Here is what you have to do:
1) Become a follower of my blog.
2) "Like" my Crochetkari Facebook Fanpage.
3) Comment on this post below.

This giveaway will be open till  28 June 2014, so you have ample time. I will draw the two lucky names and inform you accordingly.

Here are a few more pics for you.

Cowl pattern PDF

Cowl pattern PDF
 
Cowl pattern PDF

Cowl pattern PDF

As you may have guessed I did not actually crochet all the infinity scarves above. I have added these pics just for fun, also you can get an idea of how it will look in different colors. Well, when Sonny boy is doing his Bachelors in VFX and Animation, Blogger Mom has to utilize it somewhere, right?

You can also get my pattern on Etsy and Craftsy.  :)

Hopefully I should manage all my unfulfilled blogging tasks of May, in June, ...fingers crossed  :)

Let me know what crafty adventures you are up to. I am working on a lovely blue baby blanket, as well as a delicate pastel shawl. But more about them in my next posts.
Take care and make time for craft  :)

14 comments:

  1. Happy anniversary!!
    Wonderful scarfs sangeetha.
    I can understand how hard it is to live in such a bad weather , me too is facing the same problem

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  2. Good to see you back Sangeetha - and Happy blog Anniversary! Your infinity scarf is lovely - it looks nice in all those colors. Have a good day. :)

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  3. Hi Sangeetha !!

    Congrats on completing 2 years of blogging. I like the scarf pattern too. For your health I would suggest Yoga. Believe me it helps. I have been doing it for few months now & my headaches have decreased considerably.

    Take care and have a nice day :)

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  4. Congrats. Looking forward to read your blog for many more years to come. Awesome giveaway. Thanks for the opportunity.

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  5. Happy Bloganniversary !
    Your infinity scarf is really beautiful !!
    Have a nice day !
    Anna

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  6. Happy anniversary!! Wierd about the blog disappearance but glad you have a tech savvy brother..:)

    I can't stand heat... I can imagine what it must be like in 46... Phew!! I understand about wanting to catch up on things pending but health is important too... Do take care!

    And oh how wonderful it would be to win this beautiful pattern! Totally in love with it....

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  7. Hey Sangeetha,

    Congratulations on completing 2 years of blogging. Am with you on the heat thing, its really hot here and I believe we are experiencing a 2nd heat wave phewww.

    Will make it a point to comment more on your posts, and won't be one of those silent crocheter who just browses through crochet websites :)

    Wish you all the very best for your future blogging.

    Fiona

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  8. Pl. Ignore the "betrayed" part of my comment, dont know from where it came. Have changed it now.

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  9. Hi
    Came here from the fb page and stayed on to check out things. Lovely blog. Happy second blogversary!!!

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  10. Happy Anniversary. Lovely gesture. I would love to participate and I am already a follower of your lovely blog (when you started blogging). My blog is "Mira's Talent Gallery". Best wishes to achieve many more milestones and take care.

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  11. Congratulations on your anniversary! Your cowl is beatuifully designed.

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  12. Congrats on your blog anniversary! I am not a regular blogger, but here is mine-
    http://yarntasticcreations.blogspot.com/
    Your patterns are lovely!

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  13. The pattern is so adorable and the colors you've used are just great!
    www.divinedebris.com

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  14. Congrats on your blogaversary , Sangeetha!! May you have creative years ahead and lots of posts :)
    I have missed the giveaway but I cannot use infinity scarf here in hyderabad and I am too lazy to create for someone else ;) I am looking forward for some decorative pattern giveaway :)
    Hot weather, I can understand very well.... We did Havan when @46 C and then shifted too when it was 43-45:( we 3 had fallen sick turn by turn after shifting .

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