Best of Darn Good Yarn: Summer Kits Contest - Darn Good Yarn

Best of Darn Good Yarn: Summer Kits Contest

Darn Good Yarn turned 14 this year! Thanks to your support, we've grown exponentially over this period, and have been able to add a lot of new yarn, patterns and kits, and fun other products like clothing, accessories, home goods, and of course, our Subscription Clubs.  

In celebration of this, we want to know what your all time favorite knit and crochet kits are! Each one of our team members have our own favorites, based on style preferences, craft, materials, and season, so we wanted to open this debate up to YOU to see what kits make you do your happy dance. 

Each voter will be entered to win a FREE knit or crochet kit from our "Best Of" list! 

The Details...
  • Voters can choose up to 3 kits, and can only vote once
  • Even if you haven't gotten the chance to try one of these kits yet, but it's on your Project Wish List, go ahead and vote for it!
  • 3 voters will be chosen at random to win a free knit or crochet kit from our "Best Of" list 
  • Earn ONE more submission by: commenting on our Instagram and Facebook Contest Announcement post (which you can find here) telling us why you love Darn Good Yarn 
  • Earn FIVE more submissions by: posting a photo of a current/past DGY project, telling us what the project/yarn you used was, why you love it, and using the hashtag #bestofDGYsummer 
  • Voting will end on Friday, June 30th 1st at Midnight EST 
  • A winner will be chosen on Friday, July 1st at 9 AM EST!
The Options
  • Summer Nights Chiffon Crochet Shawl Kit
  • Silk Hippie Fringe Vest Knit Kit
  • Knit & Crochet Watermelon Amigurumi Kit
  • Chiffon Summer Layering Top Kit
  • Mesh Tote Kit
  • DIY Macrame Wall Hanging Kit
  • Sunny Days Tank Top Crochet Kit
  • Coconut Tree Bralette Knit Kit
  • Easy Breezy Top Crochet Kit
  • Tiered Air Plant Hanger Kit
  • Beach Day Bag Crochet Kit
  • An orange button that reads 'Darn Good - Click Here To VOTE' with the DGY logo. At the bottom of the orange button is a mix of different types and colors of yarn.


    1. Eligibility: This Campaign is open only to those who comment via social media   and who are   18 or older   as of the date of entry.The Campaign is only open to legal residents of   the United States   , and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of  Darn Good Yarn   , its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Campaign. The Campaign is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
    2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, the Contestant (“You”) agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept the decisions of   Darn Good Yarn   as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Campaign.
    3. Campaign Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on 6/21/18,   12:00pm est  and ending 7/1/18 , 11:59 pm est. All online entries must be received by  7/1/18 , 11:55pm est.
    4. How to Enter: The Campaign must be entered by using the link to the Google Form above, with extra submissions available through commenting on a social media post  The entry must fulfill all Campaign requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of   Darn Good Yarn   
    5. Prizes: The Winner(s) of the Campaign (the “Winner”) will receive a  Darn Good Yarn Knit or Crochet kit of their choosing from the "Best Of" list (5 winners).  Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by   Darn Good Yarn   . No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at   Darn Good Yarn  discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of Winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Darn Good Yarn to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
    6. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
    7. Winner Selection and Notification: Winner will be selected by   Nicole Snow    under the supervision of   Darn Good Yarn   . Winner will be notified by   social media and e-mail  within five (5) days following selection of Winner.   Darn Good Yarn   shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 10   days   from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this Campaign is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (AT   Darn Good Yarn]   ‘S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CAMPAIGN, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
    8. Rights Granted by You: By entering this content (e.g., photo, video, text, etc.), You understand and agree that   Darn Good Yarn  , anyone acting on behalf of   Darn Good Yarn   , and   Darn Good Yarn   ’s licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Campaign, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes. without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent. Optional verbiage for Contests: By entering this content, You represent and warrant that your entry is an original work of authorship, and does not violate any third party’s proprietary or intellectual property rights. If your entry infringes upon the intellectual property right of another, You will be disqualified at the sole discretion of   Darn Good Yarn   . If the content of your entry is claimed to constitute infringement of any proprietary or intellectual proprietary rights of any third party, You shall, at your sole expense, defend or settle against such claims. You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless   Darn Good Yarn   from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which   Darn Good Yarn   may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.
    9. Terms & Conditions:   Darn Good Yarn   reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Campaign should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond   Darn Good Yarn   ’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Campaign. In such case,   Darn Good Yarn  may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by   Darn Good Yarn   . Darn Good Yarn   reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Campaign or website or violates these Terms & Conditions.   Darn Good Yarn   has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Campaign, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Campaign rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Campaign may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made,   Darn Good Yarn   reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
    10. Limitation of Liability: By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless   Darn Good Yarn   and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the Campaign and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.
    11. Disputes: THIS Campaign IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF   THE UNITED STATES   AND   NEW YORK   , WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Campaign, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Campaign, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in   New York   having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Campaign). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
    12. Winners List: To obtain a copy of the Winner’s name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Darn Good Yarn, 22 N. College St., Schenectady, NY 12305. Requests must be received no later than 7/1/18 11:59 pm est.
    13. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Campaign is  Darn Good Yarn, 22 N. College St., Schenectady, NY 12305
    14. Facebook: If you use Facebook to communicate or administer a contest or sweepstakes, include the following: The Campaign hosted by   Darn Good Yarn   is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook.
    15. By voting, You, the Contestant, have affirmatively reviewed, accepted, and agreed to all of the Official Rules.