Contact Us

Use the form on the right to contact us.

You can edit the text in this area, and change where the contact form on the right submits to, by entering edit mode using the modes on the bottom right. 

Hand Dyed Yarn

IMG_8249.JPG

Knit-a-longs!

Find out what's going on at lolodidit!

#lolodidit Year Long Photo Contest!

Lauren Slagle

To all of my Instagrammers!! If you're not into Hippos...is that even possible?! ;) But, let's say you're not, but you'd like a chance to win a prize. I will be drawing winners from the #lolodidit feed on Instagram!! All throughout the year, at non-specified times.

This is a photo contest, and will not be drawn randomly. Rather, I will be picking my favorite photos of your projects! It doesn't have to be an FO, it just has to have 100% lolodidit yarn in the photo. 

I hope you all have fun with this!! I can't wait to see your photos!!!

2018 Hippos for Holidays Knit-a-long!

Lauren Slagle

This is a year long knit-a-long for 2018!

This is taking place ALL on Instagram. Don't forget to post your WIPS!!! I love seeing them! The winner will be a photo of an FO, but feel free to post away!! 

Knit (or crochet) any item using ANY Hippo for Holiday colorway - a pair of adult socks, a shawl, a sweater, a hat, etc. Your goal should be using at least 50g of a fingering weight yarn or the full skein of worsted weight (so no ankle socks, or children’s items, if it’s a stuffed toy, make it a big one)! The whole item must be 100% #lolodidit yarn, the main colorway must be a Hippo colorway.

It does not matter if the hippo colorway was dyed in previous years, it just matters that it’s a hippo colorway! 

Shop Hippo Colorways, Click Here.

THE SOMEWHAT-MONTHLY KAL:

The KAL for each month starts on the 1st and ends on the last day of NEXT month. You can use ANY hippo colorway. (See the calendar below to see when you need to make sure to post a photo of each knitted item).

To enter, MAKE SURE to post your beginning photo, and your FO photo before the end of the 2 months. (See calendar list below). Both posts are important so I know you’re within the timeline.

Basically you get 2 months to knit each hippo colorway, but must have 12 hippos by the end of the year. The deadlines are staggered so you don’t feel so stressed to knit it within 30 days. 

Use tags:

@_lolodidit

#lolodidit

#hipposforholidays2018

I will draw a winner at the end of each month! The winner can pick any 1 skein that is currently available on my shop. 

 

THE YEARLY KAL:

IF you participated in each month for the entire year of 2018, you can enter this KAL! You will have 12 finished objects, each FO should have at least 2 photos, the beginning photo, and the FO already in your Instagram feed. 

**IMPORTANT** 

If you want to participate in all 12, they all need to be different Hippo colorways! 

To enter this final one, you must post by December 31, 2018 all 12 FO’s in ONE photo on your Instagram feed and use tags:

@_lolodidit

#lolodidit

#hipposforholidays2018

EVERYONE who does this for a full year is a winner in my book! You will all receive 1 skein of an exclusive Hippo for 2018 colorway in your choice of Everyday Sock, Plush Sock, or Simple Worsted.

Toward the end of the year, there will be more instructions on how to claim your prize. 

 

Hippo Calendar:

Hippo #1 - December 1 - January 31

Hippo #2 - January 1 - February 28

Hippo #3 - February 1 - March 31

Hippo #4 - March 1 - April 30

Hippo #5 - April 1 - May 31

Hippo #6 - May 1 - June 30

Hippo #7 - June 1 - July 31

Hippo #8 - July 1 - August 31

Hippo #9 - August 1 - September 30

Hippo #10 - September 1 - October 31

Hippo #11 - October 1 - November 30

Hippo #12 - November 1 - December 31

 

#hippoforholiday KAL FAQs

 

Can I knit a Roxie the Hippo for the KAL? Absolutely! I ask for approx 50g of fingering weight. You will use approximately that amount for the pattern.

Can I double dip in other KALs or even other KALs you are hosting? Yes, double dip, triple dip! At your heart's content! 

plan on knitting more than one hippo colorway project in a month, can I enter more than one project? Heck yes! I want you to knit as many as you want to!

I forgot to post my cast on photo on the 1st, am I disqualified? No way, post 2 photos within the 2 month time frame. I'd like to see a photo as close to the beginning of your project as possible. 

I don't have Instagram, but want to participate. No problem! If you post in my Ravelry group in the thread "All the #lolodidit FO's" a photo of your FO, I'll be drawing from that randomly throughout the year. You don't have to post only hippos either! Any project using 100% lolodidit yarn can go in there! 

 

 

Hippo for Holidays Year Long KAL 2017

Lauren Slagle

This is taking  place ALL on Instagram. Don't forget to post your WIPS!!! I love seeing them! The winner will be a photo of an FO, but feel free to post away!! =)

Knit (or crochet) a full item using the hippo for holiday colorway - a pair of adult socks, a shawl, a sweater, a hat (blanket squares don’t count). You don’t have to use the full skein, and you don’t have to “only” use that colorway, but it needs to be the “main” color and the whole item must be 100% #lolodidit yarn. Then post a photo to your public Instagram account! You must use the following tags:

#lolodidit

@_lolodidit

#hipposforholidays

+ the hippo for holiday # (see below)

I’ll pick a winner using random number generator, and the winner will win a skein of the next Hippo for a holiday colorway and a Lil Lolo to match!

If you decide to participate in the 3 holiday KAL, you will win 3 skeins of yarn. And if you participate for every single holiday, you have a chance to win a HUGE prize at the end of the year!

Hippo for Valentines #hippoforvalentineskal ends March 31st

Hippo for St. Patty's #hippoforstpattyskal ends April 30th

Hippo for Easter #hippoforeasterkal ends May 31st

--- Three holiday KAL for Valentine's, St. Patty's, and Easter ends June 30th , you don't have to meet the original deadline to participate, you just have to meet this deadline for all 3.

Hippo for Cinco #hippoforcincokal ends June 30th

Hippo for Mom #hippoformomkal ends June 30th

Hippo for Dad #hippofordadkal ends July 31st

--- Three holiday KAL for Cinco, Mom, and Dad ends  August 31st, you don't have to meet the original deadline to participate, you just have to meet this deadline for all 3.

Hippo for Independence #hippoforindependencekal ends August 31st.

Hippo for Dia de los Muertos #hippofordiadelosmuertoskal ends Oct. 31st

Hippo for Halloween #hippoforhalloweenkal ends Oct. 31st.

--- Three holiday KAL for Independence, Dia de los Muertos, and Halloween ends  November 30th, you don't have to meet the original deadline to participate, you just have to meet this deadline for all 3.

Hippo for Thanksgiving #hippoforthankskal ends Nov. 30th

Hippo for Christmas #hippoforchristmaskal ends Dec. 31st.

Hippo for Hanukkah #hippoforhanukkah ends Jan 31st.

--- Three holiday KAL for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Hanukkah ends January 31st, you don't have to meet the original deadline to participate, you just have to meet this deadline for all 3.

THE YEAR LONG KAL ends February 28th!!! Here's the cool part - you didn't have to meet the deadlines of all the months before. But you do have to meet THIS deadline for ALL of the hippos, one item knit (or crocheted) per hippo holiday. You must post them all in one photo. And use the following tags:

@_lolodidit

#lolodidit

#hipposforholidays

Thank you all so much! I hope you have fun with this!