Monday, June 25, 2012

WEST Summer Promotion: Smash Knits

Today we look at Smash Knits.

Smash Knits specializes in scrumptious handcrafted accessories for you & yours.

From the Smash Knits profile:

Born and raised on the Canadian Prairies, I became accustomed to bitter cold winters at a very young age. Several years ago I dusted off my childood knitting needles, and my Mum's old crochet hooks, and put to use the skills I was lucky enough to learn from both of my Grandmas as a young girl. I began making winter gifts for friends and family, in an attempt to keep loved ones warm - without forsaking fun and fashion - two of my favorite things!

Knitting soon led me to renew my junior high love affair with my Mum's trusty Kenmore sewing machine, and I have never looked back! The Kenmore has since moved on to greener pastures and now I'm working on my aunt's industrial Viking.

Nothing escapes my creative interest, and I have at least 900 pins on Pinterest waiting to be attacked. I try to focus on creating eco-friendly accessories from renewable or recycled sources as frequently as possible, and apply that attitude to all facets of my life.

Smash Knits evolved as a result of an overflowing amount of items I have created in need of a home. My pieces are influenced by my love of anything vintage, everything feminine, and bright, bold colors that POP! I like creating pieces that pay homage to days gone by, but are still functional and appealing in today's fashion world.

I love every and all crafts; sewing, scrapbooking, knitting, crochet, painting, furniture re-upholstering, as long as it's creating then it's right up my alley! Pottery is next on my hit list.

In my spare moments, I moonlight as a grammar nerd, bookworm, music junky, volleyball addict, and hot yoga fiend.


Check out this item:

Make a statement with this bold jersey infinity scarf in vibrant turquoise and off white.

This scarf pays homage to the chevron craze that has recenty swept the fashion world by storm, but is still neutral enough to wear with almost anything!

Scarf is made of 100% cotton jersey, is delightfully soft and lightweight. It measures approximately 8.5" wide, and 42" around.

Can be worn single or double-looped.

Washing instructions: Hand wash and lay flat to dry for best results.

- This item is made in my smoke-free studio!


If you'd like to keep up with Smash Knits please visit the following links:

Smash Knits on Etsy
Smash Knits on Facebook
Smash Knits Website
Smash Knits Twitter


And if you'd like a chance to win the item featured above along with 15 other fabulous WEST creations, please visit this treasury link and leave a thoughtful comment on the treasury page.  Simple!

*** Only comments on the treasury itself count for entry into the giveaway.  But you're more than welcome to introduce yourself, ask questions or critique my grammar with a self-proclaimed grammar nerd in the comments below****

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