Win Kitschy Kits and Vintage Patterns from Bonney’s Stash

A bit more than a week is left to enter the Mochimochi Photo and Video Contest! I’ve already showed you the beautiful lotion bars from Milk+Honey and the rainbow of Palette yarn from Knit Picks that are in store for our winners, and now to reveal the prizes that come from my mother-in-law’s stash!

Bonney’s stash, if you aren’t familiar, is the undisputed titleholder of World’s Biggest Yarn Stash. I first introduced it to the world here on this blog in 2007, and in 2011 I did a follow-up interview with Bonney about her stash. (That means it’s about time to do another official check-in on the stash in 2015!) More than just yarn, Bonney’s stash includes kits, tools, weird toys she found on Ebay, and plenty of other randomnesses. So I didn’t know what was going to come when I asked Bonney if she would donate something from her stash for this year’s photo contest prizes. It turns out that Bonney was characteristically generous, and she picked some real gems for us!

Our first-place photo winner will receive these vintage patterns straight out of the mid-20th Century and Bonney’s stash!

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PLUS vintage kits, including a valuable Howdy Doody slipper kit (soles included)! You know you want that kit.

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PLUS this awesome bag that has creepy anthropomorphic rabbits playing croquet on it.

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Our second-place photo winner will also get vintage patterns and kits (including a valuable Howdy Doody mitten kit!), and creepy rabbit bag.

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And our third-place photo winner will receive a valuable Howdy Doody mitten kit and creepy rabbit bag too!

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I can tell already it’s going to be a great weekend for working on entries. And if you’re wondering about the prize for the video portion of our contest, I’m going to announce it next week! See full contest details.

By the way, if you’re intrigued by Bonney and want to get to know here a little better, check out Mom on Pop, the pop-culture podcast that she does with my husband, John. It’s my favorite thing in the world right now.

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9 thoughts on “Win Kitschy Kits and Vintage Patterns from Bonney’s Stash

  1. What great prize packages! Thank you so much for turning me on to Mom on Pop. Ever since you shared it the first time it has been my favorite podcast!

  2. That’s so cool to hear, Jill!

    Molly—I guess there are a lot of people collecting Howdy Doody stuff out of nostalgia. Bonney’s advice is to use the pattern but maybe choose nicer yarn!

  3. Hi Anna, I am new to Flickr and have just joined so that I could enter the photo contest. I don’t know of I uploaded my photo onto the group, so I was wondering if you knew anyway of checking that it had worked? Thanks.

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