Handmade & Adorable: Yarnaholics {Giveaway} – Frugal Novice

Handmade & Adorable: Yarnaholics {Giveaway}

Who doesn’t love handmade items? They’re unique, they’re carefully crafted, and you end up with exactly what you’re looking for. Of course, you might be like me – I love the look of handmade, but I don’t have the skills or time to knit or crochet something amazing.

Thankfully, there are those talented people out there! A few of them teamed up to create the fabulous Etsy shop Yarnaholics, where you can find all sorts of amazing and oh-s0-adorable items. I put together a little collage of some of my favorites, and these are just a few of the pieces they offer:

They’ve got items for women too, not just babies – but of course, I’ve got baby stuff on the brain right now! We got a chance to review one of their items, and we decided we loved the bluebird hat:

Isn’t it cute how the little strings hanging down are the bird’s feet? Of course, just seeing it on my kitchen table doesn’t do it justice – take a look at it on one of their adorable models:

I know it’s blue and not traditionally “girly” but I think this will be sooo cute for photos! I think I’m going to order the hippo hats for the boys to have this fall/winter, too. So much more fun than a boring cap, don’t you think?

Of course, I’d highly recommend purchasing items from Yarnaholics – it’s great to support artists, and their prices are incredibly reasonable (just $15.00 for the bluebird hat!) – but guess what? You also have the chance to win something! One lucky reader will win one item from the Yarnaholics Etsy shop!  This contest is open to all U.S. residents aged 18+. Entries will be accepted until the end of the day (midnight Central) Monday, July 9. By entering this giveaway you agree to the Official Rules.

Note: I received a hat from Yarnaholics to facilitate this review, and an item is being provided for the giveaway. I was not compensated monetarily for this post. All opinions are honest and are my own.

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  • Tiffany Ahmann June 18, 2012 at 12:53 pm

    Baby bow sandals for my peanuts little feet (1 year old in size 1)

  • alicia cross June 18, 2012 at 1:17 pm

    My daughter loves cat, the wild cat hat would be great.

  • Katie O June 18, 2012 at 3:11 pm

    The Panda hat, so cute!

  • RondaT June 18, 2012 at 3:23 pm

    Love that Sock Monkey Hat!

  • Amanda June 18, 2012 at 8:03 pm

    Crochet Owl, for sure!

  • Kristi June 18, 2012 at 8:13 pm

    One of the crochet flower headbands. So sweet. :)

  • Allison Lee June 18, 2012 at 8:17 pm

    It would be really hard to choose, but I’d have to choose between the Chrochet Shell Beanie w flowers or the yarn flower clips

  • lana June 18, 2012 at 9:09 pm

    i like the Crochet Shell Beanie with Flowers

  • Kristen m June 19, 2012 at 10:09 am

    I like the oatmeal cowl scarf with flower!

  • Lauren U June 19, 2012 at 4:20 pm

    I think I would pick the Classic Sock Monkey Hat

    lauren.uda(at)gmail(dot)com

  • Lora @ Motherhood Moments June 19, 2012 at 11:21 pm

    The crochet owl hat is soooooo adorable!

  • Heidi Daily June 20, 2012 at 7:14 am

    I would choose the giraffe hat

  • Ashley C June 20, 2012 at 9:08 pm

    I’d definitely pick the pink valentine’s hat

    demureprincess7(at)gmail(dot)com

  • Terra A. June 21, 2012 at 2:49 pm

    I am so in love with the giraffe hat!

  • Shat June 23, 2012 at 5:17 am

    Furry baby boots & hat so cute

  • Alyssa June 23, 2012 at 7:02 am

    The owl hat, because my daughter LOVES owls… or one of the crochet flower headbands. I can’t decide!!

  • shelly peterson June 23, 2012 at 1:54 pm

    I like the giraffe hat

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  • sarah June 24, 2012 at 2:10 pm

    lol the mohawk beanie hat if its a kids size or the panda hat

  • Shea Grubbs June 26, 2012 at 1:11 am

    Love the purple owl hat.

  • Lori R. June 26, 2012 at 10:43 pm

    The pink valentine’s hat is so cute!

  • AngieChoate June 28, 2012 at 10:47 am

    Crochet Shell Beanie with Flowers

  • Belinda June 28, 2012 at 2:44 pm

    I’d pick either the Large Flower Headband or the Crochet Owl Hat depending on if this baby is a girl or a boy!

  • Ashley C. June 28, 2012 at 8:23 pm

    Oh my! Love the bunny hat and diaper cover! adorable!!

  • Addison Kat June 30, 2012 at 1:59 pm

    I love the Pixie Hat & Diaper Cover

  • Brittany June 30, 2012 at 7:05 pm

    I love the cacoon and beanie set!

  • Brittany C. July 1, 2012 at 1:16 pm

    The giraffe hat!!! <3

  • Gianna July 2, 2012 at 12:41 am

    Mohawk Beanie.

  • Erika P. July 2, 2012 at 12:40 pm

    I would pick the Little Chick hat.

  • holly July 2, 2012 at 1:54 pm

    can i have one of everything? lol i would pick the pink sock monkey hat! :)

  • Emily N July 6, 2012 at 9:13 am

    Henry the hippo hat

  • JLin July 6, 2012 at 2:59 pm

    Crohet Minion

  • tamar July 6, 2012 at 6:17 pm

    I love the Crochet Owl Hat, 100% organic cotton for my daughter.

  • Linda Meyers-Gabbard July 6, 2012 at 9:23 pm

    I love the hat and boots
    http://www.etsy.com/listing/94034796/furry-baby-boots-hat

  • Brooke R. July 6, 2012 at 11:16 pm

    OMG these are so cute! I love the Pixie Hat and Diaper Cover

  • Chelsea Mercer July 7, 2012 at 1:27 am

    It’s so hard to pick! If I won and had to choose then I would get the Silver Blue Slouch Hat though.

  • Miranda Welle July 7, 2012 at 8:48 am

    I’m leaning towards this owl hat! http://www.etsy.com/listing/82613789/owl-hat

  • ann fuller July 7, 2012 at 9:42 am

    I love yarn

  • Chrystal J. July 7, 2012 at 1:09 pm

    I would choose the Blue Cowl Scarf with Flower.

  • Stefani K July 7, 2012 at 2:02 pm

    The crochet headwrap with flower is pretty. But I really like the crochet minion too!

  • Vanessa Coker July 7, 2012 at 2:06 pm

    The Little Chick Hat :)

  • Carolyn Daley July 7, 2012 at 2:53 pm

    I would love to win the Crochet Minion. He is absolutely adorable! It is perfect because we are going to Universal in a few weeks to ride on the new Despicable Mayhem ride.
    http://www.etsy.com/listing/82339653/crochet-minion

  • Ciara B. July 7, 2012 at 5:33 pm

    bluebird hat!

  • Solducky July 7, 2012 at 6:13 pm

    the pink sock monkey hat!

  • Jessica HAys July 8, 2012 at 11:04 am

    I like the panda hat!

    jessicaahays at hotmail dot com

  • Alison July 8, 2012 at 11:27 am

    I love Hootie Q the Owl.

  • Melanie Montgomery July 8, 2012 at 11:29 am

    The crochet bowtie!

  • Jennifer J July 8, 2012 at 1:50 pm

    I like the Pink Sock Monkey hat. Thanks!!

  • Claire Mckeon July 8, 2012 at 7:07 pm

    I love the sweetheart penguin

  • Laurie Emerson July 8, 2012 at 7:26 pm

    I love the Classic Sock Monkey Hat!
    lauraemerson17 at yahoo dot com

  • Breanne July 8, 2012 at 7:34 pm

    Large Flower Headband

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