Competitions

  • Giveaway: Ankara Seed African Print Cushions

    Our new Ankara seed cushions make a great way to add colour and pattern into any living space. We love the character that African print cushions lend to a bedroom or living room and thought we might share by giving away a set of two!

    The winner, picked at random from the comments section will receive one with the maroon motif and one with the teal motif  as shown in the image.

     

    Ankara Seed African Print Cushions

     

    HOW TO WIN:

    Browse Urbanknit.com and let us know your favourite item by leaving a comment here. Feel free to share with your friends on Facebook, twitter etc with a simple click. That’s it!

    For additional entries:

    * Submit this post on any social network (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr etc) by clicking on the Share buttons at the bottom of this post. Tag us with @urbanknit and leave a comment here to let us know. You can use the image right at the top for this.

    * Pin any of your favourite products on Pinterest and include the hashtag #Urbanknit in the comment area so we can read and repin.

    * Blog about the giveaway and link to this post or the Urbanknit website. Please leave a comment to let us know.

    * Become an Urbanknit Facebook fan if you like.

    * Join our mailing list (bottom corner on any page of our website)

    * Tweet it on Twitter and tag us (@urbanknit)

    * Post on Instagram and tag us (@urbanknit)

    * Post on Google+ and tag us (@urbanknit)

    That is all! There is a handy button below each product so you can share them easily. Please leave a comment here to let us know which one you have done any of the above. You can leave as many comments as you like to increase your chances of winning.

    If we get more than 100 comments we will give away another set of cushions to a second winner! So get clicking.

    Urbanknit-Seed-Ankara-Cushions

    WHO CAN WIN:

    Anyone can enter and you can do so as many times as you like. We ship worldwide so the giveaway is open to all. If the winner is based outside of the UK, the cushion covers will be sent without cushion pads. The giveaway will run till Sunday the 5th of October at midnight GMT when a winner (or winners) will be picked at random and announced. We will need your address details if you are the winner so please check back on the 6th of October, 2014 for the winner’s name.

    Good luck and please spread the word!

    Have a great week.


    A big massive thank you to all of you that took the time to enter the giveaway. The lucky winner of the cushions is Sarah Matos! Congratulations Sarah!

     

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  • Giveaway: African Print iPad Sleeve

    It is my birthday month so we are having a giveaway!

    One lucky winner will receive a brand new iPad sleeve. The winner, picked at random from the comments section will receive a ‘Blue Shell Ankara iPad sleeve‘ as shown above.

     

    A simple yet bold iPad sleeve. Make a statement with this colourful and fun alternative to a regular iPad sleeve.

    This Africa-inspired piece is made in a stark blue fabric from Nigeria known as ‘Ankara’ and is lined internally with navy blue cotton fabric.

    It has layers of interfacing and batting to give it stability and protection for your gadget. It closes with a Velcro strip to keep your tablet secure. The sleeve is created using compressed fleece giving your device a padded enclosure.

     

    HOW TO WIN:

     

    You can simply use the box above or browse around Urbanknit and let us know your favourite accessories by leaving a comment here. Feel free to share with your friends on Facebook, twitter etc with a simple click. That’s it!

    For additional entries:

    * Submit to any social network ( Facebook, Twitter, etc) – Click on the ‘Share On’ buttons at the top left of this post. Leave a comment here to let us know.

    * Tweet this giveaway on Twitter (@urbanknit) and leave a comment here to let us know.

    * Pin any of your favourite products on Pinterest and include #Urbanknit in the comment area so we can read and repin.

    * Blog about the giveaway and link to this post or the Urbanknit website. Please leave a comment to let us know.

    * Become an Urbanknit Facebook fan if you like.

    * Join our mailing list (bottom corner on  any page of our website)

    It is important to leave a separate comment for each of the entries to count as this increases your chances of winning.

    The giveaway will run for 14 days so will end at midnight GMT on the 3rd of April when a winner will be picked at random and announced. We will need to contact you for your address so we can ship out your gift, so please do visit this blog on the 3rd of April when the winner is announced. 

    Good Luck!

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  • Zipper Pouch Giveaway

    We love the versatility of our cute zipper pouches that we thought we might share by giving away a set of 3! The winner, picked at random from the comments section will receive a set of three pouches in different fabric designs in  a mix of batiks and African wax print.

     

                  

     

    HOW TO WIN:

    Browse the Bags-pouch section of Urbanknit.com and let us know your favourite one by any of these methods:

    * Pin it on Pinterest

    * Tumble it on Tumblr

    * Like it on Facebook

    * Tweet it on Twitter (@urbanknit)

    That is all! There is a handy button below product so it is only a click away. Please leave a comment here to let us know which one you have done. You can leave as many comments as you like. It is important to leave a separate comment for each of the entries to count as this increases your chances of winning.

    Feel free to blog and link to the giveaway (again there are buttons just below this post and leave a comment saying you have done so). If we get more than 100 comments we will give away another set of zippers to a second winner! So get clicking.

    WHO CAN WIN:

    Anyone can enter and you can do so as many times as you like. We ship worldwide so the giveaway is open to all. The giveaway will run till Sunday the 15th of July at midnight GMT when a winner (or winners) will be picked at random and announced. We will need your address details if you are the winner so please check back onthe 16th of July, 2012 for the winner’s name.

    Good luck and please spread the word!

    Have a great week.

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  • Hearst Corporation 3rd Photography Biennial Competition for Emerging Young Photographers

    Came across this photography competition and it certainly looks interesting. Read on.

    The Hearst Corporation announces the 2013 international 8 X 10 photography biennial competition to recognize and showcase the professional work of talented young photographers.

    The third Hearst 8 X 10 competition will recognize eight winners and will feature their work in two exhibition spaces located in the atrium of Hearst Tower, the company’s acclaimed New York City headquarters. The tower’s Alexey Brodovitch Gallery and Hearst Gallery will showcase approximately 100 photographs beginning in January 2013 through May 2013.

    Hearst will publish both digital and print catalogues showcasing works chosen by eight judges composed of editors, creative directors, curators, and renowned photographers.

    From the beginning, Hearst has championed the photography medium, working with such renowned
    photographers as Richard Avedon, Lillian Bassman, Martin Munkasci and, more recently, Karl Lagerfeld,
    Terry Richardson and Carter Smith.

    Hearst 8 X 10 Photography Biennial began in 2009 and garnered more than 1,000 entries from 47
    countries. The 2013 contest is open to all U.S. and international freelance, amateur and professional
    photographers and students, aged 18 to 35 years of age. Opening date for entries is today, April 2, 2012;
    all entries must be submitted no later than August 1, 2012. Additional information and submission
    guidelines can be found at www.hearst8x10.com. Winners will be announced in January 2013.

    Eight judges will review all entries and select the eight award recipients. They include:

    • James Danzinger, Owner & Founder, The James Danzinger Gallery
    • John Demsey, Photography Collector; Group President, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.
    • Alexandra Kotur, Creative Director, Town & Country
    • Yossi Milo, Owner & Founder, Yossi Milo Gallery
    • Roberta Myers, Editor-in-Chief, VP, Brand Content, ELLE
    • Matthew Pillsbury, Photographer
    • Yancey Richardson, Owner & Founder, Yancey Richardson Gallery
    • Timothy White, Photographer

    Go on, get your cameras out! You can enter here

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