Tuesday, April 1, 2014

A Murder Mystery at Jimmy Beans....Help Us Find Out Whodunnit to Win Some Free Yarn!

Something is amiss at Jimmy Beans!! This morning we arrived to work to find an innocent ball of yarn that was murdered in our warehouse overnight! 




We've got our detective on the case, but she's going to need a little help solving this one and that where YOU come in!



Here is the reward: Each person who answers the 3 questions below will be entered into a drawing to win a kit to knit Cornelia Tuttle Hamilton's Sherlock Scarf in your choice of the two Lorna's Laces Limited Edition Colors for this month- Sherlock's Secret or Dr. Watson's Blues. Here are the 3 questions you need to answer::

1) Who is the killer?

2) What was the weapon?

3) What was the motive?


Here are the "rules":

1) The clues will be delivered starting on April 1st through April 7th on our both our main JBW Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/JimmyBeansWool

As well as our Lorna's Laces Limited Edition Fan Club Facebook Page:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jimmy-Beans-Wool-LLE-Fan-Club/120382228015984

2) You must "like" or follow at least one of our two Facebock pages in order to be eligible to win. 

3) Once you have all of the clues and have figured out all three answers, please send your response in an e-mail to me (Kristen) at: kristen (at) jimmybeanswool (dot) com.

4) You will have until Midnight (PST) on April 7th to submit your answers. 

5) I will reveal the correct answers on the 8th on both Facebook pages. 

6) All of the people who guessed correctly will be put into a drawing to win one of two kits. I will draw and announce the winner on April 9th.

Below is our list of potential suspects (in no particular order) and some information about each one. Please feel free to use this information to figure out your answers once the clues start. This info will be very helpful to you...


Suspect #1: Scarlet Hamish


Scarlet Hamish

Favorite color: Blue
Favorite Yarn: Madelinetosh anything
Least Favorite Yarn: Ruffle yarn.
Favorite Knitting/Crochet Tool: Knitter's Pride Dreamz Circulars
Favorite Area in the JBW Warehouse: The Yarn Hot Tub
Favorite Fiber Type: Wool
Truth or Dare?: Dare












Suspect #2: Guenivere Muircastle


Guenivere Muircastle
Favorite color: Purple
Favorite Yarn: Any hand-dyed fingering weight
Least Favorite Yarn: Any ruffle yarn
Favorite Knitting/Crochet Tool: Knit Kit
Favorite Area in the JBW Warehouse: Tosh Merino Light Section, so pretty! 
Favorite Fiber Type: Wool
Truth or Dare?: Neither. But if you force me, truth. I might lie though.













Suspect #3: Zippy von Purlmeister


Zippy von Purlmeister
Favorite color: Red....right now.
Favorite Yarn: Wollmeise...but we don't carry it. Otherwise, Spud & Chloe Sweater and Rowan Lima.
Least Favorite Yarn: Anything mixed media or too many alternating textures.
Favorite Knitting/Crochet Tool: Nancy's Knit Knacks Perfect Notion Case
Favorite Area in the JBW Warehouse: the Rowan, Shibui, and Spud & Chloe Sections
Favorite Fiber Type: Wool
Truth or Dare?: Truth.













Suspect #4: E.B.


E.B.

Favorite color: Green
Favorite Yarn: Rowan Kidsilk Haze
Least Favorite Yarn: Anything with a lot of Acrylic.
Favorite Knitting/Crochet Tool: Knitter's Pride Cubics
Favorite Area in the JBW Warehouse: Shibui
Favorite Fiber Type: Mohair 
Truth or Dare?: Truth












Suspect #5: Heavy D


Heavy D
Favorite color: Turquoise
Favorite Yarn: Tosh Vintage
Least Favorite Yarn: anything Chenille
Favorite Knitting/Crochet Tool: Knitter's Pride Cubics
Favorite Area in the JBW Warehouse: Cascade
Favorite Fiber Type: Superwash Wool
Truth or Dare?: Dare













Suspect #6: Gertrude Fizzlesnips


Gertrude Fizzlesnips

Favorite color: Green
Favorite Yarn: Freia Fine Handpaints
Least Favorite Yarn: Ruffle yarn
Favorite Knitting/Crochet Tool: ChiaoGoo RED Circular Needles
Favorite Area in the JBW Warehouse: Freia
Favorite Fiber Type: Wool
Truth or Dare?: Dare












Suspect # 7: B. Star


B. Star
Favorite color: Green
Favorite Yarn: Rowan Lima or Madelinetosh Tosh Chunky 
Least Favorite Yarn: Anything with glitter
Favorite Knitting/Crochet Tool: Chicken Boots Notion Case
Favorite Area in the JBW Warehouse: The Needles section
Favorite Fiber Type: Wool
Truth or Dare?: Dare, for sure.













Suspect # 8: Frau Rumples


Frau Rumples
Favorite color: Green
Favorite Yarn: Fyberspates Britishspun Cashmere Lace
Least Favorite Yarn: All Ruffle yarn.
Favorite Knitting/Crochet Tool: ChiaoGoo Knit RED Circular Needles
Favorite Area in the JBW Warehouse: Books & Patterns
Favorite Fiber Type: Cashmere
Truth or Dare?: Truth













Suspect #9: Pugsly Popper


Pugsly Popper
Favorite color: Silver Gray
Favorite Yarn: Blue Sky Alpacas Metalico
Least Favorite Yarn: Ruffle Yarn
Favorite Knitting/Crochet Tool: None, I am a weaver.
Favorite Area in the JBW Warehouse: The Wall of Koigu
Favorite Fiber Type: Cashmere
Truth or Dare?: Dare













Suspect # 10: Ophelia der Vander Snoot


Ophelia der Vander Snoot
Favorite color: Green
Favorite Yarn: Classic Elite Chateau
Least Favorite Yarn: Anything in a ball
Favorite Knitting/Crochet Tool: Circular needles of any kind.
Favorite Area in the JBW Warehouse: Madelinetosh
Favorite Fiber Type: Baby Alpaca
Truth or Dare?: Dare












There you have it folks! Our 10 suspects. Now we just need to know whodunnit! The clues begin today so head on over to Facebook to check out the first one! Looking forward to seeing what answers the clues dig up! 

Happy sleuthing!
Kristen

(aka. Sherlock)


2 comments:

flossieKNITS said...

You guys are endless fun :)

Ron said...

completely AWESOME! JBW rocks.