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Mango Moon’s May 2016 Sweepstakes Week 1

Mango Moon’s May 2016 Knitting Daily Sweepstakes
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Mango Moon was founded in 2000 with one product: recycled silk yarn hand spun on drop spindles in Nepal by women who were struggling to support themselves and their children. In the years since, the company moved its headquarters to Owosso, Michigan and has added a wonderful range of specialty yarns including recycled fiber hand spuns made in Bali, and mill-spun exclusives you won’t find anywhere else.

In 2013, Mango Moon became the exclusive North American distributor for Dale Garn, the well-respected producer of such perennial favorites as Baby Ull, Falk, and Heilo, and the source for classic Scandinavian sweater designs and the best baby items that have become heirlooms in many families.

Just last year, Mango Moon acquired the Be Sweet line, whose reputation for quality yarns and social responsibility made it a wonderful fit. Many of Be Sweet’s yarns are hand-dyed for us by women in a job creation program in South Africa. Expansive color ranges and simple, sophisticated patterns are the hallmarks of the Be Sweet brand.

Week #1 – Winner Chosen on May 6

CowlKit

We’re kicking off the month with a kit that brings all three of these quality brands together in one fabulous accessory. Designed by LYS owner and knitter extraordinaire Susan Grim, In Triplicate is an airy, quick-knit cowl you will want to make more than once!  The stitch pattern produces a lofty, cloud-soft fabric that’s given extra depth and interest with color play.

Choose one of eight beautiful colorways, which include 1 ball/skein each of Mango Moon Parade, Be Sweet Extra Fine Mohair, and Dale Garn Påfugl and the pattern.