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Happy Christmas! Have a New Handknit Hat on Me!

Ricefield Collective Windschief Hat

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED, AND THE WINNER IS RACHEL CRAIG. CONGRATULATIONS RACHEL RICEFIELD WILL BE IN TOUCH TO ARRANGE YOUR PRIZE.

I’ve got a fabulous giveaway for you today. Ricefield Collective have kindly offered me one of their beautiful hand-knitted beannie hats to giveaway.

Ricefield Collective are an ethical fashion company who hand-knit all their hats, scarves, cowls and gloves in a little village nestled in the Ifugao Rice Terraces, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Carved out of the Philippine mountains thousands of years ago, the Ifugao Rice Terraces were built without forced labor and is a tribute not to a ruler, but to the power of community.  This is very much how we still work the fields and now knit together.

We hope for knitting to be enfolded in our members’ daily lives, so that they can continue to take care of their fields, homes, and children, while earning enough income to stay where they and their ancestors have lived for generations. We think of it as a compliment, rather than a substitute.

I’ve got a Ricefield Collective beannie (you can see mine here) and I can’t recommend it highly enough. Not only are they comfortable, stylish and beautiful quality, the company are transparently ethical and eco-friendly, so you feel great wearing their products!

About the Prize:

1 x Windschief beannie hat.

One of acclaimed designer Stephen West’s signature pieces, the Windschief is a dependable cool weather hat with a twist.

The Winchschief hat is available in a variety of colours: River (blue), Paradise (orange), Charcoal, Honey and Ifugao Red.

Ricefield Collective Windschief Hat

This piece is handknit with love from sustainably sourced fiber by the indigenous women in the Philippines who formed Ricefield Collective with knitwear designers from the U.S. and Europe. Our knitters receive fair wages while crafting an eco-friendly, well-designed garment for you.

How to enter:

All you need to do for your chance to win this fabulous prize is to pop over to the Ricefield Collective website and choose your favourite item, then post your answer in the comments below.

Ricefield Collective Windschief Hat

Competition rules:

  • Entries close at midnight on Wednesday 8th January 2014.
  • We will randomly select the winner from the comments below.
  • We will pass the details of the winner onto Ricefield Collective to arrange delivery of the prize.
  • The winner will be contacted about their prize, if they have not claimed their prize within 3 months of it being announced Ricefield Collective  are under no obligation to still offer the prize.
  • The competition is open to entrants worldwide.

This competition is also listed on:

ThePrizeFinder – UK Competitions and Loquax Competitions

184 thoughts on “Happy Christmas! Have a New Handknit Hat on Me!

  1. OnePerfectDay

    Lovely hat!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

    Lovely collection too! I loved the Cable Set and the Fencing Scarf!

    Wishing you a wonderful New Year!

    Reply

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