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Congrats to Kittenwithawhiplash and Ummraina for winning this week!

This week I have two copies of a book that I really enjoyed: Metropolitan Knits by Melissa Wehrle. The 20 projects in this collection were inspired by different aspects of life in New York City, but these sleek, modern pieces would be at home in any metropolitan area or beyond.

For a chance to win one of these beauties, leave a comment on this post before the end of the day Sunday, Feb. 16.

Why don’t you tell me what your favorite city is that you’ve visited? I have a soft spot for Chicago since it was the first big city I ever visited, but I love Boston, too.

Good luck and thanks for visiting!

By Sarah White

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58 Comments so far

  1. Mirja on February 10, 2014 9:53 am

    I would LOVE this book!

  2. Tracy on February 10, 2014 10:12 am

    I think my favorite city that I have visited is London. There’s just something about it for me…

    Thanks for the chance to win this book. The patterns look great, I don’t know how I haven’t seen it before.

  3. Susan Goen on February 10, 2014 10:31 am

    I love Washington, DC, San Francisco, Portland, and Chicago.

  4. Ann Kinderknecht on February 10, 2014 10:35 am

    favorite city….in the USA it is Chicago, Portland, OR and Washington DC and Colorado Springs as it’s beautiful

  5. Maureen on February 10, 2014 10:40 am

    I love Chicago –perhaps because I am a Chicagoan at heart. I also love love Oslo Norway

  6. Teresa Knittingdancer on February 10, 2014 11:28 am

    We spent the night in Seattle, Washington in May. I love all of the flowers that were planted around the city.

  7. Kylie C on February 10, 2014 12:04 pm

    I love London- the lack of grid streets, the little shops, the great public transit, the museums.

  8. Alexandra P on February 10, 2014 1:04 pm

    I love New Orleans. The first time I went there I was so overwhelmed by all the sounds and the people but it was great. I even saw a wedding party walking down the street going to who knows where. It was really fun.

  9. Alicia on February 10, 2014 1:39 pm

    I love Chicago, but since I live here, I don’t think it counts.

    I think my favorite city I’ve ever visited would have to be Edinburgh, Scotland. So beautiful, and so much history!

  10. TN on February 10, 2014 3:06 pm

    I live in a rural community in northern California and I love visiting San Francisco. So much fun!

  11. Sheila on February 10, 2014 3:08 pm

    Eh, I’m not really a city person, but nearby Portland (Oregon, not Maine) is pretty nice as cities go.

  12. Jennie on February 10, 2014 3:38 pm

    I love seeing new cities! We took our girls to New York City thus summer and it was fun seeing it with them! This book would be amazing!

  13. Beth Carroll on February 10, 2014 7:28 pm

    I loved visiting Portland, Oregon!

  14. KittenWithAWhiplash on February 10, 2014 7:53 pm

    San Francisco! first, because I’m a native. Then Honolulu, because who doesn’t love a tropical paradise. New York and Rochester NY, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Seattle and Miami are also nice. I guess I’ve never been anywhere I didn’t like.

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  16. Andrea on February 10, 2014 8:47 pm

    I love Chicago as well.

  17. Stephanie E on February 10, 2014 9:06 pm

    Fredericksburg, Texas. It’s a cute, little touristy town in wine country.

  18. Shelly on February 10, 2014 9:31 pm

    In the US? Probably NYC. I love pizza and Broadway shows. Abroad? Paris. How can you not love Paris?

  19. Gina Douthit on February 10, 2014 11:51 pm

    Seattle is bar far my favorite city. Despite it being an urban haven, it is still lush and green. I love Pikes Place Market and all the quaint shops and restaurants. My favorite part is riding the ferry into the city and watching it appear as the boat approaches. I have many fond memories there. I miss you, Seattle!

  20. MaryMac on February 11, 2014 12:45 am

    I spent a week in San Francisco and loved it. I would to visit again.

  21. MelodyJ on February 11, 2014 1:18 am

    The Cardi on the cover looks so classy.

  22. Judy Aiken on February 11, 2014 3:37 am

    Would love a chance to win this book.

  23. Donna H on February 11, 2014 5:29 am

    I love so many cities, but I particularly like cities by the water. So some of my favorites: Seattle, Portland ME, Traverse City in Michigan, Charleston in SC, San Diego. I’d definitely love to go to Nova Scotia, and the list goes on :)

    Thanks for another great giveaway! This book looks really interesting!!

  24. Diana B on February 11, 2014 6:42 am

    I’m such a city girl–born in Seattle, raised in Washington, DC, and have lived in Boston and Atlanta. Favorites I’ve visited include London, Paris, Amsterdam, San Francisco.

  25. Nina on February 11, 2014 6:51 am

    <3! these look fab.

  26. Jane on February 11, 2014 9:11 am

    Thank you!

  27. Steph on February 11, 2014 9:14 am

    Washington DC is my favourite city – apparently it was designed to feel open and airy and it does!

  28. Margie on February 11, 2014 9:27 am

    Who can resist the lure of New York City?! The fun, the food, the excitement…awesome!

  29. kim on February 11, 2014 9:48 am

    Chicago is the city for knitwear!!!

  30. Rose S. on February 11, 2014 10:05 am

    I love so many big cities I have visited but my favorite has to be Dublin which was my home for 7 years.

  31. Kenna Rogers on February 11, 2014 10:07 am

    I would love to see the rest of the patterns in this book. My favorite city that I have visited would have to be Houston. I guess I am just a southern girl that hasn’t traveled too much.

  32. Kerrin Willians on February 11, 2014 10:25 am

    My home state capital is Adelaide (South Australia) and I love visiting there as it is has so many trees and a lovely vibe to it without the big hurried city feel you get elsewhere. The book looks fantastic and I know the ideas would work just as well here as anywhere else in the world!

  33. joyce on February 11, 2014 10:49 am

    I really enjoyed visiting Seattle. It is such a pretty city with all the greenery around it. Thanks for the giveaway.

  34. eva on February 11, 2014 10:55 am

    I would say my favorite city is London…there is just so much to do and see. Thank you for this giveaway..it looks like a great book!

  35. Jane S. on February 11, 2014 11:05 am

    There are a lot of cities that I like. London, Dublin, Vancouver BC, Stratford-on-Avon, Seattle, Hay-on-Wye. But really, anything larger than the town I live in (population 164) is pretty darned exciting. :)

  36. Karey on February 11, 2014 11:42 am

    This makes me miss New York! I lived there for 3 years and miss it so much!

  37. Michele T on February 11, 2014 11:50 am

    Ottawa is my favorite city!!! I would love to win this book!

  38. Fiadhnat McGrath on February 11, 2014 11:50 am

    I love visiting Paris.

  39. Cathy on February 11, 2014 12:21 pm

    Seattle is my favourite city on the West coast, NYC on the East. It’s hard to decide, every city has some element of charm, curosity and fun!

  40. Ummrania on February 11, 2014 2:35 pm

    So many awesome patterns! My favorite city I have been to is Heidelberg Germany, it is where I meant my husband and it will always have a special place in my heart.

  41. Donna Reed on February 11, 2014 4:56 pm

    San Francisco!!

  42. Lorinda on February 11, 2014 5:00 pm

    I loved visiting Denver, Colorado. The grand old buildings are just beautiful and their museums are great. Then of course there are the mountain views… fantastic!

  43. Judy on February 11, 2014 6:07 pm

    I’d love to have that book

  44. Cindy Sasaki on February 11, 2014 7:23 pm

    Loved visiting Santa Fe, NM – beautiful!

  45. Margay on February 11, 2014 9:29 pm

    Well, since I live in Massachusetts, I’m kind of partial to Boston myself. I also kind of like New York.

  46. Sherri G on February 12, 2014 12:05 am

    Definitely Vancouver is one of.my favorites I’ve been too and I live the ca/oregon coast. My Shasta, Ca is a great place to visit too! Good luck all (:

  47. OHSue on February 12, 2014 1:14 am

    I love my hometown of Columbus, Ohio. All the great things in my life have happened in this town.

  48. Hope on February 12, 2014 4:01 am

    I enjoy Washington DC for the history, the way it is laid out and museums.

  49. Jessie on February 12, 2014 6:10 am

    Prague. No doubt about it. What an amazing city. This is a wonderful book. I’ve taken out of the library a few times. Very inspirational.

  50. Ruth Geddes on February 12, 2014 7:07 am

    Oh gosh — what a hard question! Okay, here goes:
    In Canada, my favourite city would be Montreal which used to be advertised in the New Yorker magazine as Friendly, Familiar, Foreign yet near!!!
    Stateside it would have to be Savannah — especially in the heat of the summer when the atmosphere of of the 1800s feels so prevalent.
    I have less experience abroad, but I loved the old capital of Japan: Kyoto

    But still … other places come to mind … small villages in beautiful settings! However I will stop now, with hopes of winning that book!

  51. gatorgirl4325 on February 12, 2014 8:20 am

    I love the projects in this book!

  52. Linda on February 12, 2014 9:49 am

    I love Oak Bluffs, on Martha’s Vineyard-especially off-season. This book looks like it has some amazing projects to inspire me!

  53. Rose clark on February 12, 2014 12:38 pm

    Long beach California great beaches beautiful weather great place to stop and knit.

  54. Rose clark on February 12, 2014 12:40 pm

    New York gun fun.

  55. Connie Kline on February 12, 2014 2:13 pm

    Denver, Colorado! I love to visit the Tattered Cover bookstore.

  56. Marianna on February 13, 2014 11:44 am

    I can’t help myself, NewYork is my favorite city. I love the Meier cardigan, it’s on my queue. (The text of the giveaway states that comments end Sunday, February 16th, but the top of the column indicates that the comments are closed – I’m confused so I took a chance).

  57. Sue Cutt on February 15, 2014 8:43 am

    I have to say I visited New York for the first time this Fall and was very impressed. The people were so friendly. It’s a great city. I can’t wait to go back.

  58. Anne Marie on February 17, 2014 9:18 am

    I’m late to post, but I just had to add that I love the Twin Cities, Minneapolis/St. Paul!

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