“Ugly Christmas Sweater // Nov Competition

“Ugly Christmas Sweater // Nov Competition

Let’s start getting into the festive season by having a little bit of fun!

Create a quintessential “ugly” Christmas sweater that is kitsch, fun or over-the-top. You can make a men’s, ladies or kiddies garment in any size you would like. To enter this competition you must use our Charity yarn to create your sweater. You are free to use any count and any colours, mix and match as you please. Add extra sparkle and bling, sew bells, tinsel or even Christmas ornaments to your sweater. Extra non-yarn decorations are allowed to be added to your creation.

Have a look at the Charity section in our shade album to get some colour inspiration by clicking HERE.

Make the most fun and festive garment, and you can win a whopping R 5 000 cash prize just in time for the December holidays.

To enter, submit a maximum of two photos per entry. One photo should clearly show the Charity ball band(s) with the item (required). Another image can be submitted showing your item styled creatively. Preferably with a person wearing your jersey, to really show off the complete look. Separate images of the ball bands will not be counted as valid.

Send the photos to elleyarnscompetitions@gmail.com along with your name and contact details. Take some time to read the terms and conditions below carefully to make sure your entry is valid.

Entries are open from 28 October 2022 until midnight, 4 December 2022. The judging team at Saprotex International will go through all the valid entries and select the top entries based on the excellence and presentation of the final product. Those finalists’ items will be uploaded to the Elle Yarns Facebook Page and the public will get to vote for the winner over the course of 5 days.

Have some fun with one of our most extensive colour palettes, and you could stand a chance to win a very exciting R 5 000 cash prize!

1. This competition is run by Saprotex International (Elle Yarns).
2. By entering this competition, you accept and agree to the following terms and conditions which will govern the competition.
3. This competition requires the submission of photographs, which requires that you are the owner of the copyright of the image submitted. Any entrant who contravenes these rules may be disqualified from the competition.
4. Participants do not need to create their own pattern designs and can use existing patterns to enter.
5. Only entries received online via elleyarnscompetitions@gmail.com will be accepted.
6. You may only enter this competition if you are a citizen and permanent resident of South Africa or Namibia.
7. You need to be able to supply valid banking information to claim your prize. All prizes will only be delivered via EFT, no cash or other methods of payment.
8. The competition will run from 28 October 2022 until midnight on 4 December 2022. Late or incomplete entries will not be accepted. No responsibility will be accepted for entries lost or delayed. Entries reflected within Saprotex International (Elle Yarns) records will be treated as the only validation source and will be the only evidence of successful entries.
9. To enter the competition: create a quintessential “ugly” Christmas sweater using any of our Charity ranges. The item may be knitted or crocheted. Submit your entry before the closing date of the competition.
10. Only two images per entrant. One photo needs to clearly show the ball band(s) of the yarn used with the item. Another image can be submitted showing the item styled creatively, preferably with a person wearing your garment, to show off the complete look. Separate images of the ball bands will not be counted as valid.
11. Entries may be submitted by one person only. No team/group/partnerships will be allowed.
12. Four finalists will be chosen by the judges at Saprotex International. The 4 finalists’ entries will be uploaded to the Elle Yarns Facebook page where the public will vote for the winner. The image with the most reactions in the allotted time, will win.
13. The prize is neither negotiable nor transferable.
14. Saprotex International (Elle Yarns) will contact the winner within five days following the close of voting via email. The winner will have seven days to respond and claim their prize. If the winner cannot be contacted or does not respond to messages within that period of time, the runner up will take their place.
15. By entering this competition, the entrant consents that Saprotex International (Elle Yarns) may use names and images taken of the winners for publicity purposes, without any further remuneration.
16. The judges’ decision is final, and no correspondence will be entered in to.
17. If you have won a competition with Saprotex International (Elle Yarns), you will only be eligible to win again after three months have passed from the date of being announced ‚Äúthe winner‚ÄĚ.
18. You may not enter the competition if you are a director, member, partner, employee, agent or supplier to Saprotex International (Elle Yarns), or their respective spouses, partners, family members (parents, siblings and children), business partners or associates.
19. Participants in this competition hereby indemnify, release, and hold harmless Saprotex International (Elle Yarns) and their employees, suppliers, agents, directors, and shareholders from and against any losses, claims, proceedings, actions, damages, liability for harm, injury or death, demands, expenses or any costs howsoever arising out of their participation in this competition.
20. This competition is not in any way affiliated to and/or endorsed by Facebook or Instagram.
21. Saprotex International (Elle Yarns) reserve the right to cancel, modify or amend the competition at any time if deemed necessary in their own opinion or if circumstances arise outside of their control.

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