YIPEEE! I get super excited when I receive a white slips from the post office saying there’s a parcel for collection…and I wasn’t disappointed…

I entered Jane from Rainbow Junkie wonderful two-part giveaway and I WON a beautiful selection on Beads Buttons and Bow!

Thank you  Jane! I love your handwritten note and the beautiful lace which was wrapped around my parcel of colourful treasure – can’t wait to put them all to good use

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Hemp Giveaway Winner

Thank you so very much to all of you who entered the giveaway – the words that were put forward were superfabulicioulyhemptacular! My vocab has just become a whole lot more colourful!

Congratulations to RENE GRABIE! Your hemp is getting ready to come home to Mamma

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A LITTLE yummy giveaway!


Just popping in to invite you to take part in a teeny little give away! I recently bought a ball of this delicious looking hemp and posted in on my Facebook page…which lead to a funny story. You see, the ball looks rather gigantic here…… but, um, er…


…. it’s actually, um ….TINY.  *shamed face*


Marketing license eh?!!

So to make up for my unintended exaggeration, I’m giving these babies away – 4 x 25gr balls of brightly coloured, variegated Hemp to make anything your heart desires!


If you’d like to enter into the draw, simply comment below in ONE WORD describing how lovely it is! I’ll draw the winner on the afternoon of  Monday 19th Aug

ps, you can enter right here or on Woolhog’s FB page

♥ Good Luck ♥


 Please pop over to woolhogs facebook page if you want to be in with a chance of winning this fabulous, super chic and uber stylish crocheted hat by none other than our very own….

JILL from Nice Piece of Work!

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Jill is one of the 4 talented ladies that make up JAM TARTS,

To enter, simply go and LIKE their page and say hello!


The WINNER will be drawn on Friday

(ps, if you don’t have a Facebook page, simply click here and go and follow Jill;s blog – she will have you in stitches! Please comment below and let me know if you are IN!

Chilly enough for a Warm Winter Giveaway!

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It’s as simple as that!

Please LIKE Woolhogs on FB and then LIKE & SHARE this pic to be in with a chance of winning this warm little winter stash of 8 x balls African Expression HARMONY 100% Merino wool in Beige, Cream, Charcoal & Deep Red!

Winner will be announced on Monday the 22nd of April

* if you are not a Facebook user, please REBLOGG this post – if you want to reblogg is anyway, GO WILD!!!

Woolhog Has a NAME!


WOAH, that was super hard but we finally have a WINNER!

It was really tough picking a name for our beloved Woolhog, especially because there were so many fantastic, funny & clever names to choose. Thank you all so much for your suggestions – you are all so creative (pfft, obviously!!)

So, being faced with a tough decision I naturally had to bring in the big guns for some help! The kids were good, let me tell ya. There were a few names in hot contention – we scratched our heads, chewed our lips and in the end, the vote f i n a l l y went to…..drumroll please


Meet Walnut!

“Walnut the Woolhog” Congratulations ERIN AUVINEN wooohooooo.

CLICK here to see the full Facebook post and entries!

Thank so much for entering, we had a ball!

*** Name our woolhog Competition ***

What’s a Woolhog without a ??? NAME ???


Help, our woolhog needs a name!

Yip, some bragging rights and yummy yarn up for grabs!!!

You guys are so super creative so naming our woolhog should be a breeze. Please enter by visiting our **** FACEBOOK PAGE ****  and tell us what you think she (or is she a he??) should be called. All comments must be on our FACEBOOK PAGE and please don’t forget to LIKE and SHARE ♥ ♥♥

The prize consists of

  • 8 x skeins of Elle Premier Cotton 4Ply in array of delicious colours: Pink, Yellow, Indigo, Green, Orange, Turquoise, Candy & Purple
  • 3 x skeins of African Expression LOVE in Cream, dusty Rose and dusty Blue
  • 1.5mm steel crochet hook
  • 3.5mm bamboo crochet hook
  • 3.25mm bamboo knitting needles

The winner will be announced on Friday the 8th of March – good luck!

ps…if you are not a Facebook user then please post woolhogs new name below and REBLOG this post

Looking forward to seeing what wild and wonderful names appear!

♥♥♥ Give-Away ♥♥♥

Is there a better way to start Monday?!

 Apart from selling natural yarns in our online shop, we are also partnered with a (growing) number of small South African businesses that produce hand-made items using natural fibres

One such wonderful company is Skaapie (Afrikaans word for sheep) by Cathryn Ward, a Cape Town based artist who creates the most stunning collection of felted products.

Check her out in action here!!! 

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To celebrate (do we even need a real reason!) and to give you a taste of what talent we have in Cape Town, we are giving away this gorgeous felted heart-shaped Bambi cushion complete with cute blanket-stitch edging!!

Skaapie Heart Cushion

All you have to do is pop on over and  “LIKE” both Skaapie and Woolhog‘s Facebook pages and we will draw the winner on Wednesday the 31st October! (remember, you have to like BOTH ok!)

Feel free to reblog!