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knit new yorkI kind of love the idea of knitting yourself a souvenir from somewhere you’ve loved on a vacation or some place you just really like. If you’re a fan of New York City and knitting, you’re going to love this giveaway!

This one is for a copy of Knit New York by Emma King. It’s a super cute little book with 10 patterns inspired by the Big Apple — including a big apple. There’s a stitched Statue of Liberty, a wooly Flatiron Building, a fuzzy fire hydrant and more.

The book itself would be a good gift for a knitter who loves the city, or stitch up some tourist attractions for your Gotham-loving pal.

To enter to win this book, leave a comment below before the end of the day next Thursday, also known as Feb. 21. This week’s question, if you want to answer it: if you could knit any building our tourist attraction in the world, what would you choose? For some reason the first thing that pops into my head is the Grand Canyon, which would not be all that easy to knit!

By Sarah White

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55 Comments so far

  1. crafty girl on February 14, 2013 3:15 pm

    maybe the space needle. thanks!

  2. Sheila on February 14, 2013 3:29 pm

    I’d like to knit the Golden Gate Bridge. Not sure how I’d do it, but it’s be fun to try.

  3. Maureen on February 14, 2013 4:01 pm

    How about Big Ben in London?

  4. Regina on February 14, 2013 4:16 pm

    I think we could knit the Eiffel Tower.

  5. Rose clark on February 14, 2013 6:53 pm

    Of course efifel tower in Paris.

  6. Rose clark on February 14, 2013 6:55 pm

    The pyramids would be fantastic. I’m redoing because I did not realize someone already said what I picked.

  7. usairdoll on February 14, 2013 8:00 pm

    What a fun book! I’m from Alaska so I’ll say Mt. McKinley, for us old timers, also known as Denali.

    Thank you for a neat giveaway and a chance to win.


  8. Nancy D on February 14, 2013 10:39 pm

    Looks like a fun book! I love NYC and have spent so much time there since I was a little girl! I think it would be fun to try to knit the space needle!

  9. KateMet on February 14, 2013 10:57 pm

    Somebody needs to knit Stonehenge. I have a dear sister-in-law who lives in “the City,” and it would be awesome to knit her a local landmark for a gift!

  10. Jodi DeGeorge on February 15, 2013 1:10 am

    I would love to knit a huge redwood tree! I think it’s possible.

  11. Jaan L of Tx on February 15, 2013 1:24 am

    This really is a cool book, would love it. If I could, I would knit the Great Wall of China. Always have been fascinated with it and its history.

  12. MelodyJ on February 15, 2013 1:34 am

    I would knit the Taj Mahal. The story behind it is interesting to me.

  13. Linda Rumsey on February 15, 2013 2:10 am

    I’d love to knit Whitby Abbey in all its Gothic beauty!

  14. wendy on February 15, 2013 3:19 am

    I think the Eiffel Tower would look great – but I think you’d have to crochet it rather than knit it! (not that I’m claiming I could…)

  15. Aubrey on February 15, 2013 3:57 am

    I’d like to knit the famous cherry trees that bloom around Washington DC in the spring.

  16. Robin D on February 15, 2013 4:30 am

    I love the Loch Ness monster.

  17. Wendy Hatton on February 15, 2013 5:49 am

    Sydney Opera House for an Aussie icon.

  18. Penny G on February 15, 2013 6:12 am

    Would love to win this…my niece is going to NYC over spring break & it would be fun to knit her a memento. I think I would like to knit the Leaning Tower of Pisa, which I was fortunate to see a few years ago.

  19. Ann Devine on February 15, 2013 6:19 am

    What a fun book! I’d love to se L’Arc De Triomphe and Notre-Dame de Paris, as long as we’re talking about Paris!

  20. Tracey on February 15, 2013 6:59 am

    I am obsessed with the Statue of Liberty so that would be my choice.

  21. Karey on February 15, 2013 7:48 am

    I would knit Grand Central Terminal complete with trains because I love GCT and my husband loves the trains!

  22. mrspao on February 15, 2013 7:52 am

    I’m going for the Empire State Building as I love it!

  23. Margay on February 15, 2013 7:54 am

    I’m thinking the Eiffel Tower

  24. Rose S. on February 15, 2013 8:08 am

    Love that book!! I would love to try to knit a symbol of my home — the State Capitol in Madison, WI.

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  25. Carrie Thomas on February 15, 2013 8:13 am

    Grand Canyon, mochi style with little donkeys and mountain goats on the cliffs. Love makin my own souvenir with yarn I buy from city’s I visit. How cute to make a New York landmark with New York yarn.

  26. jonquil on February 15, 2013 8:33 am

    Monets’ Gardens…so many possibilities in colours, blooms, waters…..

  27. Teresa on February 15, 2013 8:55 am

    Oh – Monet’s Gardens are a great idea jonquil!!!

    I think the Doge’s Palace in Venice but I’m not at all sure that it would translate to yarn . . .

  28. Lois on February 15, 2013 8:56 am

    I think I would like to knit a Mardi Gras parade. I love New Orleans.

  29. Flo L on February 15, 2013 8:58 am

    Grand Central Station to celebrate it’s 100th anniversary!

  30. Charlene Anderson on February 15, 2013 9:24 am

    Aloha Tower in Honolulu.

  31. karen b on February 15, 2013 10:38 am

    My husband lived in New York City and my nephew would love to live there now! I would like to knit Easter Island maybe

  32. Maryanne on February 15, 2013 12:15 pm

    Thinking about NYC brings the Guggenheim Museum to mind. How would you knit a version of that?!

  33. Claire C on February 15, 2013 1:14 pm

    I have always wanted to go to New York, I know if I knit it I will want to go even more
    but I will know when I get there I will know what to look for. I really hope I win the book.

  34. domestic diva on February 15, 2013 3:42 pm

    Fun! I’d like to knit a sequoia tree.

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  37. Mirja on February 15, 2013 5:04 pm

    hmmm, arches national monument would be interesting to try.

  38. Emily on February 15, 2013 9:09 pm

    I’d knit the Bay Bridge (from my current home) or something with the New York skyline (the view from where I grew up)! This is an awesome giveaway; thanks so much!

  39. Catherine Z on February 15, 2013 10:30 pm

    I’d knit the Redwood National and State Parks (if that takes me 3,000 years, at least some of those trees would still be around to see it!)

  40. Mila on February 16, 2013 7:46 am

    My fav City in the World NYC! I’d knit Rockefeller Center. Yay!

  41. Brittany on February 16, 2013 11:07 am

    I would knit the Taj Mahal

  42. Becky PS on February 16, 2013 1:20 pm

    My first thought was the Flatiron Building in NYC. Maybe North Carolina’s Stone Mountain or another NC icon.

    Thanks for the chance to win this cute book!

  43. Katie Contests on February 16, 2013 2:04 pm

    Saint Basil’s Cathedral

  44. Emma on February 17, 2013 5:22 pm

    I think the Sydney Opera House would be a cool challenge!

  45. Eloise on February 17, 2013 9:31 pm

    The Statue of Liberty.

  46. Eloise on February 17, 2013 9:33 pm

    The Statue of Liberty!

  47. suza on February 18, 2013 6:48 pm

    the chrysler bulding, art deco and great detailing.

  48. Pam on February 18, 2013 10:12 pm

    Angkor Wat in Sien Riep, Cambodia. Complete with palm trees. That would be awesome!!

  49. RebeccaH on February 19, 2013 3:51 pm

    I would knit the Empire State Building. I love, love it!!!

  50. Hetty on February 19, 2013 5:13 pm

    The other day I saw the movie dr.Zhivago, so how about a Red Square Building in Moscow?

  51. Carmen on February 19, 2013 7:35 pm

    I think Big Ben would be fun to knit.

  52. pigleteer on February 20, 2013 2:22 pm

    i think mount rushmore would be really great to knit !

  53. hara on February 21, 2013 9:17 am

    I think Eiffel Tower will be perfect!

  54. Kelli on February 24, 2013 8:24 pm

    LOL @ grand canyon! That would be a site to see! I think it would be awesome to knit a Las Vegas building. So many great ones! BTW, you could always do a helicopter which is how most people see the grand canyon anyway! LOL

  55. Susan on February 26, 2013 7:09 am

    New York is so historic, this would be awesome to knit!

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