Funk & Weber Designs

New Puzzle Pattern Contest–Day 1

It is here! It is here! It is here!

(A nod to Horton.)

Welcome to the New Puzzle Pattern Contest. The purpose of the contest is many-fold:

  • First, it is to have fun.
  • Second, it is to have fun.
  • Third, it is to reveal the newest Funk & Weber Designs puzzle pattern and help some of you get started stitching ASAP by sending you patterns, fabric, fiber, etc.
  • And fourth, it is to have fun.

The Rules of the Game

Two branches of the contest mean two ways to win.

Branch #1: Scavenger Hunt
Prize: A copy of the pattern will be awarded to five winners.

From August 1-5 a “Clue of the Day” will be planted in a blog post. Not necessarily one of my blog posts, though. It’s a scavenger hunt, after all, so you’ll be sent to some other blog to find it. It will say something like this:

Today’s Funk & Weber Designs puzzle pattern contest Clue of the Day is…

Your job is to collect all five clues and send them to me in an email on August 5th or 6th; you have until 11:59 p.m. Alaska time on August 6th. Write “Pattern Puzzle Contest” in the subject line, and list the five clues in the body of the email. If you have all five, you will be entered into a random drawing. Five participants will win copies of the pattern.

Branch #2: Puzzlepalooza
Grand Prize: Zweigart Cashel Linen, 44 skeins of The Gentle Art fibers, the first pattern out of the box, and pretty much everything else you need to stitch the pattern, except a needlework frame, extra hands, extra eyes, comfy chair, time, etc.
Four Runners Up will receive a copy of the pattern.

From August 1-5 a link to a puzzle will be provided along with the Clue of the Day. Solve the puzzle, submit your answer in an email, and you will be entered into the Puzzlepalooza random drawing. One entry per puzzle-solved-correctly, so the more you play, the more chances you have to win! More fun = more chances to win.

Send all entries to mail @ (remove the spaces).

NYAQ (Not Yet Asked Questions)

May I participate in both branches of the contest?

You betcha.

May I submit the answer to the August 1 puzzle on August 4?

Yes indeedy. You have until 11:59 p.m. Alaska time on August 6th to submit as many entries as you can complete. Don’t get any crazy ideas, though. If I catch anyone stuffing the entry box with multiple answers to the puzzles, s/he will be eliminated from the contest. Play hard, play fair.

How do I know if my answers are right?

I guess you won’t until I post answers on August 7th (or as soon as I am able should my internet access be interrupted). Submit the answers you come up with; I’ll pitch the ones that are wrong.

But if I have a wrong answer, how will I do the last puzzle?

Hmm. That could be a problem, but have faith. You’re smart; you’ll figure it out.

How are your turnips?


Now, if you’re ready to get started, your first destination is the Kat Gets Crosseyed blog.

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15 replies »

  1. Unfortunately, my summer vacation is over and I go back to work on Monday (don’t ask why they are starting so early). I’m off to Santa Fe for a few to days to visit my mother-in-law who is at a weaving workshop there. Does that mean I won’t be participating? Not a chance! You sure put a lot of work into this.

  2. Hi Jen! I just completed the first puzzle, and you’re right…it doesn’t mean much to me yet. LOL Thanks so much for five days of fun!

  3. Woo-hoo, Katrina! You’re quick. With luck, the answer will make more sense on the fifth. It *should.* I hope. 😉

  4. Becca, do you weave, too? I’ve sampled it and loved it–of course. I’ve long had my eye on a Wolf Pup loom. Someday…

  5. Is the contest open to everyone – I mean worldwide? I’d hate to do the puzzle and find out I’m not qualified.

  6. Hi, Jen. I have woven, which is not to say that I weave. I love it, and want to do more. I have four looms- a traditional Navajo loom with 3/4 of a rug on it, a miniture Navajo loom and both a table top loom and a floor loom that my mother-in-law sent us when she moved. Unfortunately, except for the minature, it is an activitiy that takes room! We have toyed with the idea of enclosing part of our patio for a crafts room.