Friday, 15 February 2013

All you need is....

All you need is LOVE, 
BAM BAM BA DA DA.
All you need is LOVE, 
BAM BAM BA DA DA 
All you need is LOVE LOVE 
Love, a crochet hook and a little yarn is all you need!

Hello gorgeous people! Did you have a nice Valentines Day, I do hope so? A dozen red roses and chocolates from your special someone?.....

I was hoping to get this post up to you yesterday, but time really got the better of me. As per usual things have been a little hectic, but hectic in a very good way!
I've been busy playing host. I've had a friend from London come to visit and had a jolly good time catching up and reminiscing on past times. Now my family are here for the weekend! It's so nice having Mum, Dad and my lil' sister here in Hamburg, I'm sure we are going to have a super weekend!

Here's what I wanted to share with you yesterday:


Isn't that a gorgeous sight? A deep red tulip framing a jar of my FAVOURITE crochet hooks. AAAAH HEAVEN! 
Out of all of the different brands of crochet hooks I've tried, these fit best to me.  They are "Knit Pro Symfonie" hooks and I adore them. I've made many a project with these hooks:




Working with wooden hooks seems to suit me best. They feel so nice when working up a crochet storm! They really are my favourite and I guess thats why I'm so excited to be giving them away to one lucky reader.....Yes that's right!!! We're having a little competition/giveaway!!! WOOOOP!!!


This fabulous set of "Knit Pro Symfonie hooks" Could be all yours and it's all thanks to the very kind people at Loveknitting.com
loveknitting.com is a fabulous website and resource for all of your yarn related crafting supplies. Sure...It's called love knitting.com but the super nice Helen (who's family run the company) has assured me that they also LOVE crochet and therefore stock a wide range of not only knitting supplies, but crochet supplies too!
They have a large online store full of yummy yarns, buttons, needles, hooks and books:


Sure the store is great, but the thing I LOVE most are the little "extras" that the company has to offer. They pack their products extremely well and mail all ordered products super fast (they know how desperate we are for that new skein of yarn!). 
However, my absolute favourite thing that the company has to offer is an expert knitter in the form of the very clever Natascha. Natascha is there on hand to offer any knit advice or help to "loveknitting's" customers. I don't know many sites that offer this service, but I think it's blooming marvellous! 
Why not pop by the website for a visit? You'll see what I'm talking about!
Their logo is pretty cute also!

So how do I go about winning this fab set of hooks? 


All you have to do is guess how many beads I have in the jar below......Simple(ish)


















I'll give you a little push in the right direction. It's more than 350 beads :-)
To enter just leave a comment at the bottom of this post along with:

  • Your guess (How many beads in the jar above?).
  • Your name.
  • Where you are from.

Everybody, anywhere in the world can enter. But please only one guess each! EEEEEK!
The winner will be the first person to guess the correct amount of beads in the jar, or if nobody guesses by next Friday (22nd Feb) the winner will be the person with the closest guess.

I feel a little like I'm working on a stall in a fairground! SUCH FUN!!!

A big thank you to the hardworking team at loveknitting.com for being generous enough to supply this amazing set of hooks.

Best of luck to everybody!!! WOOOOOP!!! EXCITING!!!!!




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WE HAVE A WINNER!!!!!
Somebody very cleverly guessed whilst I was catching some zzzzz's! I'll reveal who winner is over the next few days! 
WOOOOOOOOP!!!

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378 comments:

  1. i think 595,)

    groetjes mingle-mangle crochet

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  2. 521 beads?
    Jen from Ealing, London

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  3. OK. I think there must be 534 beads in that jar. My name is Leah Lynch and I am from Garland, Texas, USA. I am absolutely smitten with the look of these hooks! Good luck to everyone!;-)

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  4. Oh, my email is lreneel@hotmail.com (LeahL)

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  5. maybe......

    * 375 BEADS
    * Esther Mengual
    * Spain

    I love all your work! congratulations on the blog.

    luck to all!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  6. Hi Matt, love your blog! i guess 473 beads. I'm Mandy from Derby in England :-)

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  7. Hi Matt,
    I would love to win one of those awsome hooks. I am going to guess 1,200 beads. Good luck everyone.

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  8. Hi, I'm the 1st one :) I guess there are 500 beads!
    I'm Paula from Porto, Portugal and love to crochet and knit.

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  9. Hi Matt,
    I think there are about 888 beads . My name is Melanie and I am from Holland.
    Liefs, Melanie

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  10. Hmmm......I'll go for 550.
    Sally cousins, Eastbourne, Uk

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  11. My guess is 431! Vicki from Cheshire.

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  12. I'm Klaartje, from Belgium (yes!) and i take a wild wild wild guess: 689 beads! :o)

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  13. My guess is 431! Vicki from Cheshire.

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  14. I ♡♥♡ LOVE ♡♥♡ Symfonie needles so simply MUST win the hooks.

    Guess: 427
    Name: Mel
    From: Derby, England

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  15. My name is Manon and I'm from Amstelveen - The Netherlands. I think there are 473 beads in the jar! I realy love the wooden crochet hooks. I'm allergic for diffrent kinds of metal, so these hooks would be perfect for me!

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  16. Hmmm....I'll go for 550 :-)
    Sally Cousins, Eastbourne, Uk

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  17. Hmmm......I'll go for 550.
    Sally cousins, Eastbourne, Uk

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  18. Hi, I have one of these hooks too and I love it, a full set would be fab. My guess is 722 beads. Love from Louise in the UK. x

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  19. such a lovely giveaway!!
    My guess is 532 - fingers crossed
    I'm Lisa and I'm from London x

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  20. This giveaway is so good!!!
    Well, how many beads (even the buttons are considered as beads?)?
    My guess is 572!
    My name is Alessandra, I'm Italian but I actually live in Jakarta (indonesia)!
    thank you, xxxx Ale

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  21. hmmmmm *think think think* I'm going to go with 499 beads! :) ace competition thanks Matt!

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  22. Ok ...so I get the first guess!

    379

    Dee from Queensland, Australia

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  23. Thanks for the chance !:

    - 353 beads
    - My name is Eva Martin
    - I'm from Spain

    Thanks
    xEva

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  24. Hope you had a fab Valentine's Day, I love KnitPro hooks and needles. My guess is 463, I'm Deb Hickman from the West Midlands, U.K.
    Have a wonderful weekend with your family, I'm off to check out the website now !!!! Deb x

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  25. Dear Matt! Thank you for your lovely posts! The best knitting needles I know are made of wood, I love the feeling of the natural material, I don't want no other anymore... But I never found the perfect wooden crochet hook so far, so this is a great opportunity (thank you!) and even if I am not the lucky one to win this give away, I think I will try them later.
    So this is my guess:
    Your colorful jar contains 638 beads!

    LoVe

    Hilde
    (from Germany)

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  26. 373?

    Hi,
    I love your blog. Beautifull pictures, great projects en yummie ideas for other crochet-addicts (like me!) :)

    Love from the Netherlands!

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  27. Hi Matt I think there may be 502 beads in your jar. My name is Lesley Porter and I live in Sevenoaks in Kent, UK
    Just discovered your blog and absolutely love it, I've just come back to crochet after years of patchwork and quilting and am so enjoying it! Thanks for all the beautiful photographs and tutorials!

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  28. Okay... I'm always bad at these things but I'm gonna try since these hooks look soooo amazing:

    Your guess (How many beads in the jar above?): 640
    Your name: Karo
    Where you are from: Erfurt, Germany.

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  29. Oo that's a good giveaway competition ,, I guess 377 beads in the jar

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  30. Your guess (How many beads in the jar above?): I'd say 425 beads.
    Your name: Caroline
    Where you are from: Anor, France.

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  31. Hi Matt, great competition, 400 looks about right to me!!
    Hope I'm right!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Love
    AMarie

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  32. 487? Inga Helene from Kvæfjord, Norway :-)

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  33. My guess is 438
    My name is Rósa and I'm from Iceland.

    p.s. I LOVE your blog :)

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  34. Oh, I'm bad at guessing but I give it a try:

    So Maree from Germany says 421 :-)

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  35. What a lovely idea! I'd say there are 537 beads in your jar. Let's hope I'm right ;)

    Have a great weekend with your famliy!

    Eva
    (from Erlangen, Germany)

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  36. 355 beads.
    Sandra Edith H.
    From Utrecht, Nederland

    :)

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  37. Oh my, this is exciting! I want to play! :D
    There are 416 beads in the jar!
    My full name is Charlene Van den Brande
    and I'm from Belgium!

    Good luck everyone! :-)

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  38. IF there are more than you say than it must be 351 :-)
    My name: Dinah
    From The Netherlands.

    I ♥ the set of hooks.

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  39. 517 beads exactly.
    Katalin (L) from Hungary.

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  40. Hi Matt,

    You have a great blog!

    I think there are 446 beads in the jar!

    My name is Ingrid vd Linden.
    And I am from the Netherlands.

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  41. Hi Matt love your blog I have one of these hooks and just absolutely adore it. I would love some More.
    I think there are 597 beads in the Jar
    Denise Mc Crum
    Ireland

    xxx

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  42. I think there are 681 beads in the jar. I'm Charlie from Midlands UK. xx

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  43. I im Carmen from Luxembourg and i hope you have 363 beads in your jar ;-)

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  44. Those hooks *are* gorgeous!

    I think there are 487 beads in the jar.
    Amber
    from the Netherlands

    x

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  45. I am totally pants at these sort of things, but never mind.

    I'll go big ... 767 :-)

    Djamila Reynolds from Brisbane, Australia

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  46. Those hooks *are* gorgeous!

    I think there are 487 beads.
    Amber
    from the Netherlands

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  47. Hi Matt I enjoy following you on your blog. Thanks for sharing.

    My guess is 369 beads in the jar.

    My name is Denise C and I live in Newcastle upon Tyne in England

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  48. My guess is 320. Oona from Cheshire, UK!

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  49. Hi Matt!

    My guess is 512 beads in the jar. Love these hooks, they're just beautiful!

    Siân - Cardiff

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  50. 475 beads.
    Arlette
    India

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  51. Really enjoy your blog! I'm more of a knitter, but would love to be able to do some of the crochet things you do!

    403 beads
    Adrienne Sharman
    UK

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  52. Hi Matt

    I also love these hooks although I only have a couple!

    I think the jar has 402 beads. What lovely colours.

    My name is Claire Wilson

    I am from Cambridge, UK.

    Fingers crossed!

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  53. They are delightful hooks indeed. I greatly desire them and I say 429 beads in the jar!
    Leanne from the Central Coast of NSW, Australia

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  54. My guess is 482 beads in the jar.
    Mary Lou
    South Glastonbury, CT
    USA

    Those hooks are stunning!

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  55. Wonderful!! Love visiting your blog Matt.
    471
    Wendy
    Australia
    Weird number I know lol, but hey good fun.
    xoxo

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  56. I hope there r 351 beads in the jar!

    If there aren't I am sending u 351 thumbs up! :)

    Tanja,
    Greece

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  57. HIya, I think there are 463 beads in the jar

    Alice Jackson, UK

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  58. 387 beads!
    Jacquie Tinkler
    Wagga Wagga NSW, Australia!

    I hope there are a few Creative Crochet Crew members heading over to guess too. ;)

    xo

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  59. I think 403.
    Désirée from Vlaardingen, The Netherlands!

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  60. Hi, I think 363 beads in the jar,

    I am Sharon from Basse Normandie, France

    sharonbeach@orange.fr

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  61. I love those hooks, ive been using chinese metal ones from ebay lol
    I think there is 440 beads
    Verity Hinch
    UK

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  62. I guess there are 632 beads in the jar.
    I've never used wooden hooks, and would love to try them.
    Helen
    KwaZulu Natal
    South Africa.

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  63. Hello my guess is there are 418 beads in the jar !
    Patrick from France

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  64. 731 beads!
    Sarah, from California

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  65. 432 beads? I love crochet hooks! And those are really something...

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  66. Wow- what a great giveaway- those hooks are beautiful!!!!
    I think there are 555 beads
    Joanne from USA

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  67. What beautiful hooks and a wonderful generous giveaway!!!
    I think there are 555 beads!
    Joanne from USA

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  68. Hi Matt,

    542 is my guess
    I'm Sharon from Surrey in England

    And thanks for this inspiring blog :)
    x

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  69. 423 Mandy Carwardine Adelaide South Australia

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  70. Eu digo 378
    Maria Duarte de Portugal

    Um Beijo

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  71. I just love your blog and all your colour ♡

    i think there are about 478 beads :-)

    Liselotte from Denmark

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  72. 400
    Humera
    from pakistan
    these hooks are not available here...plz send it to me...:)

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  73. I guess 394 and I also love knit pro and have a few of their knitting needles but just boring old metal hooks so these would be lovely!

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  74. What a fab giveaway!

    I guess 451 beads.

    I am Gill and I'm in the East Midlands about 13 miles from Derby.

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  75. I think 374 beads. My name is Sandra and I am in Edinburgh, Scotland. The hooks are GORGEOUS.

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  76. 525 beads and one button!
    Love reading your blog.
    My name is Maud and i'm from the Netherlands.
    Fingers crossed

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  77. Hi Ithink there are 593 Beads.

    Cheers good luck to all.

    Anna
    from Australia

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  78. 525 beads and one button.

    Love reading your blog. My name is Maud from the Netherlands

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  79. Hi Matt!

    My guess is 426 beads.
    My name is Sanne and I live in Vaasa, Finland.

    You crochet/make very cool things, thanks for sharing! :)

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  80. Hi Matt!

    You have a great blog, i like your crochet projects.

    I think there are 512 beads in the jar.

    I am Tessa from the Netherlands.

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  81. Love your blog x

    623 beads
    Anne
    Cheshire

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  83. I also thought 351 but let's make it 352 then (you can put one bead more isn't it!!??)
    best regards from Alanya, Turkey!

    Ria!

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  84. Just for fun 351 :) It's more than 350 beads, isn't it?? :D
    Zsuzsa from Debrecen, Hungary.

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  85. 631 beads?
    MJ Pilgrim
    Juneau, Alaska

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  86. 638 beads.
    Audrey from Sydney, Australia

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  87. 353. Jodie from Australia. I have some knitting needles in this brand and they are gorgeous.

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  88. My guess is 406

    Hope
    from Montgomery, Alabama

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  89. 445 beads
    Alesha from saybrook,il

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  90. Looks like there are 396 beads in that pot (more or less... of course the more or less is the tricky part here...). Hm, can't wait till next friday as you really got me curious how many beads are REALLY there!

    Enjoy the weekend with your family, I know how nice it can be to have visits like that!

    Marleen (Istanbul)

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  91. 378
    Jennifer Stewart
    from Iowa, USA

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  92. Hi Matt,

    All I need is beads 500!
    Grtz,
    Chris

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  93. Love those hooks!!

    My guess is 583
    My name is Sara
    I'm from Iowa in the United States!

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  94. Hi i'm guessing 517 beads
    My name is louie fromco wexford in ireland

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  95. I'm guessing 451 beads in the jar :)
    Emma
    In the UK

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  96. I never win these things so think I will buy one to try instead. Love your blog :) x

    I think it's 502 beads
    Caroline W
    England

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  97. Love these

    352 beads
    Michele
    Bonners Ferry, Idaho USA

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  98. I think there are 653 beads.

    I hope i win because I love hooks and needles made from natural materials like wood and bamboo, they feel so nice to work with.

    Libby Jansen, Bristol, UK

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  99. Love these!

    352 beads
    Michele
    Bonners Ferry, Idaho USA

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  100. Love these

    352 beads
    Michele
    Bonners Ferry, Idaho USA

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  101. Hi Matt

    I'm going with 401, my name is Emma and I'm from Cambridgeshire

    Loving you blog :) x

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  102. 386 beads is my guess. I'm Sharon, from North Carolina, USA.

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  103. I'm guessing 361 beads

    Fiona Gillon from Cheltenham UK

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  104. Hi Matt I think there are 427 beads in the jar. the hooks look fantastic. Gail from Melbourne Australia

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  105. I'm guessing 361

    Fiona Gillon from Cheltenham UK

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  106. I've got just the one - a 4mm for working my blanket up, and it was so worth buying compared to my metal set. Here's hoping for a lovely set. :3

    I'm guessing at 498 beads.
    Joanna, York (England, woop)

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  107. The hooks look great. I think there are 427 beads in the jar. Gail from Melbourne Australia

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  108. I think there are 525 beads in the jar!
    I'm Lourdes
    From Argentina!
    Good luck to everyone!

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  109. Hello matt,I wanna try too,I bet there are 777 beads.
    Have a nice day:-)

    Ada Abdullah
    Malaysia

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  110. Hi!
    I think that there ara 525 beads in the jar!
    I'm Lourdes
    From Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Good luck to everyone!

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  111. I think 431 beads. Love your blog and your crochet Matt
    Rhian from Llandudno North Wales

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  112. I think there are 431 beads . Love your blog and crochet Matt
    Rhian from Llandudno

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  113. Hello matt,I wanna try too,I bet there are 777 beads.
    Have a nice day:-)

    Ada Abdullah
    Malaysia

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  114. Hi Matt, this is the first time I have seen your blog - it's wonderful! I am about to go mooching round. Oh yes, and my guess... ummm.... 397 :-)

    Thanks for the giveaway

    Martine

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  115. Hi,
    Absolutely love your work.
    My guess is 444 -
    I am Jenny Jobbins (come on I deserve to win with a name like that)
    From Bideford, in lovely sunny Devon x

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  116. I think there are 517 beads
    Louie
    Co wexford ireland

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  117. Lovely hooks! I really want to try the wooden hooks, I so love my bamboo knitting needles! :)
    516 is my guess on the beads
    Mary Shipman from Missouri, USA
    majik47(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  118. Love your site!
    I think there are 351 beads
    Sherrill
    Manitoba, Canada

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  119. Gorgeous hooks!

    My guess is 453
    Angie from Northamptonshire, England xxx

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  120. Hello from another crochet lover :)
    My guess is 437 my name is Sanja and I'm from Sarajevo, Bosnia

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  121. I think there are 500 beads.
    Kelly from USA

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  122. 517 beads in the jar
    Louie from co wexford in ireland

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  123. 701 Lana Bell,Cool Ridge, WV

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  124. I'll plump for 388.

    Susan El Carter from Manchester, England but living near Cardiff, Wales

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  125. Love those hooks and the beads
    701 Lana Bell, Cool Ridge, WV

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  126. Great post as always, love love lov eyour blog

    My guess is 473
    l am or l think l am julia aka wiggles
    and l live here is sunny England

    x

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  127. My name is Elle Winstead, I'm from Bay City, TX, USA, and my guess is 525 beads in the jar!

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  128. I'm guessing...
    521 beads
    Marilyn (mflagg75@gmail.com
    Arizona, USA

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  129. My name is Elle Winstead, I'm from Bay City, TX, USA, and my guess is that there are 525 beads in the jar.

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  130. I think there are 442 beads in the jar.


    Cathy from Yorkshire.

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  131. Hi Matt,

    I love your blog!!!
    Such lovely pictures and tutorials, thank you for sharing :)
    My guess is 375 beads
    My name is Cristina Duarte
    From Portugal

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  132. Oh,yikes, Matt, I think I have a problem here! my first comment didn't post, and when I did it again, I think I might have messed up and put a different number than I did the first time! If I did, 525 is my guess! I didn't mean to cause a ruckus! LOL!

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  133. Hi

    My guess is 513.

    My name is lynne (aka Lyndelou)

    I live just outside Belfast, Northern Ireland (or Norn Iron if you're saying it with a Belfast accent)

    Thanks for a great giveaway.

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  134. I sooooooooooooo wanna win these!

    I am guessing 427 beads.
    Kirstie from Devon, UK x

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  135. I believe there are 422. Jenn Barrett from New Jersey :-)

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  136. I'd love these needles

    I think there are 557

    From Stone in the UK

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  137. Hi Matt! Thank you for the giveaway! This is Fun! my guess is 386. I'm Michelle from Ohio!

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  138. they are lovely

    I think there is 567

    Jane

    From Stone in the UK

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  140. Hi,
    I think there are 442 beads in that jar.
    My name is Lise and I'm from belgium
    have a great weekend
    greetings
    Miss Mustache

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  141. Hiya Matt, what a fabby competition !!! :-D
    I guess there are 422 beads
    Fee Tomlinson
    Underwood Village UK
    What fun, have a lovely time with your family
    Hugs Fee xxx

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  142. Oooh lovely.

    I think 515. Nice palindromic number.

    Kate Rowley from the UK

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  143. 719!
    moois van me from belgium ;)

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  144. Maybe there are 491 beads.
    Janina from Kiel, Germany

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  145. OH Matt what fun! Im guessing 280 beads...I am from Sunny Florida in USA
    deebriese@yahoo.com

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  146. My guess is 723.
    Love your blog Matt, so full of colour and great ideas.
    Judy, in Cornwall, UK.

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  147. My guess is 723
    Love your blog Matt, so full of colour and great ideas.
    Judy, from Cornwall, UK

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  148. Hello Matt!

    My guess is 420. I'm Dana from Grand Rapids, Michigan (USA)

    Thank you for the opportunity to win!

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  149. I think 1994 beeds

    Karen Dedham, MA

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  150. I love reading your blogs Matt, yhey are so inspiring,
    I will go for 439 beads.
    Nicky Sutton
    Uk

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  151. 486 beads
    Jenny
    australia

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  152. Hi Matt love reading your blogs, they are so inspiring.
    I will guess 439.
    Nicky Sutton
    Uk

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  153. Oh my goodness we are crochet post twins!
    My post yesterday was so similar...great minds and all that ....
    loving your givaway
    so I think 496 beads...
    bestest daisy x

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  154. Hi Matt,

    I guess there are 553 beads.
    I'm Silvia from Luxembourg.
    Love crochet since last November. I'm a beginner ;-)

    xo

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  155. 442 beads
    Joanne Keith
    West Bridgewater, Massachusetts

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  156. I've used and own bamboo hooks, and I've ripped the 'hooks' clean off a few of them (oops) but I've never tried wood hooks before. I'm unemployed at the moment and can't afford to try them out so I've got my fingers crossed! =D

    I'm going to guess 413 beads
    Lisa Mills
    Long Beach, CA USA

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  157. 471 beads Joanne from Hastings, East Sussex

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  158. Hi Matt .. Always enjoy your blog. Would love to win these gorgeous hooks. My guess is 352. Dorothy from Australia xoxox

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  159. Hi Matt!
    I totally understand that is why I L-O-V-E this challenge!

    My bet goes for... 424 Beads!
    My name is... Sara
    And I am from... Portugal!

    ^^
    Have an amazing weekend with your family!

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  160. My guess....433.
    Julie Simpson from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

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  161. Gorgeous hooks <3

    I think I'll go with 492 beads in the jar.

    Kerry James
    Highland Village
    Texas, USA

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  162. Another commenter already picked my first guess on how many beads, so I'll go with 600.
    Agreed on how beautiful those crochet hooks are!
    Catherine A. McClarey from Dwight, Illinois (USA)

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  163. There are 864 beads in the jar. Pretty sure??

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  164. I am not going to guess because I prefer another type of hook. But my sock needles are these and they are fantastic. Good luck everyone/

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  165. Love, love, love these hooks!!!

    My guess is 502 beads.

    Marlice York
    Louisville, Kentucky, USA

    Thank you!!!

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  166. Gorgeous Hooks...
    373 beads
    Bethel of Bethania
    Queensland, Australia.
    Thanks for the chance... <3

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  167. I'm useless at these things but here's my guess. 547 beads.

    Ruby from Essex, UK

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  168. Hi
    Love the jammy dodgers!
    I think there 761 beads.
    My name is Melanie Pepper and I live in Northumberland.
    Thanks!

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  169. Gabriela Grassino15 February 2013 at 13:35

    Hi Mat!! I think there are 526 beads. I´m Gabriela from Mar del Plata, Argentina. Love your blog and beautiful work. Good luck to everybody! Peace, love nd crochet Gaby

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  170. Hi Matt,

    How about 402 beads?!!!! Thanks to you and Love Knitting for the chance to win those gorgeous hooks!

    Snap in Houston,Tx.

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  171. 709
    Gail
    United States (Tennessee)

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  172. I believe three are 527 beads in the jar.
    I am Courtney B from Ottawa, Canada.
    Thank you! The hooks would be wonderful to own.

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  173. I believe there are 527 beads in the jar.
    I am Courtney from Ottawa, Canada. :)
    The hooks would be wonderful to own.
    Thank you.

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  174. I am Pam from Guthrie, Oklahoma, USA. My guess is 413?

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  175. I think there is 351
    Fern
    California

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  176. I will say there are 705 in the jar.
    Barbara
    Georgia, USA

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  177. Aren't you super sweet for giving us a chance to use your favorite tools! Okay, here goes -

    I'm guessing there are 586 beautiful beads in that jar
    Amy Sessions
    Port Richey, Florida

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  178. 705 in the jar.
    Barbara
    from Georgia, USA :)

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  179. Cassie from Minnesota
    I think there are 402 beads!

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  180. Hi Matt,
    I think there are 391 beads in your jar.
    (keeping my fingers crossed)
    I'm Terje from Belgium

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  181. I think there is 464. I am Jane snd I live in Leeds, UK

    Luv Jane xc

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  182. I would say 417 beads
    Candi Smith
    Seattle, WA

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  183. Fantastic hooks! Thanks for the give away!
    I think there are 571 beads in the jar.
    My name is Marjolein
    I live in the Netherlands.

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  184. I think there are 464 beads. I am Jane and I live in Leeds, UK.

    Luv Jane xx

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  185. I'm guessing 357 beads. I'm Jamie from Scottsville, Kentucky USA!!

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  186. I think there is 464. I am Jane snd I live in Leeds, UK

    Luv Jane xc

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  187. My guess is 391
    Candi Smith
    Seattle, WA

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  188. 421 from angela in georgia i love the crochet heatrs!

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  189. Hi! Always love reading your blog!

    I think 386 beads..

    My name is Natascha.

    Greets from Belgium!

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  190. I guess hmmmm... 359 beads
    Sharon from New York

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