Answers!

December 24, 2012 § 1 Comment

A few of you have asked for the answers of the trivia to be posted, so here we go!

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Day 1

Question: What South African tribe has made an investment in the future by learning new skills and producing high-quality goods that connect their lives to yours for Be Sweet?

Answer: Xhosa Tribe.

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Day 2

Question: Where and what year did Be Sweet start?

Answer: Be Sweet was started in 2003 while founder Nadine Curtis was living in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Day 3

Question: How many colors of Be Sweet Bambino Taffy are available and what is the most popular Be Sweet pattern knit in that yarn?

Answer: 8 colorways of Bamboo Taffy and the most popular pattern knit in it is Tanis Gray’s Sweetie Pie Hat. The pattern is free on the label!

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Day 4

Question: What is Be Sweet founder Nadine Curtis’ son’s name?

Answer: Pixley.

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Day 5

Question: What is the closet yarn shop to Be Sweet’s headquarters?

Answer: Bluebird Yarn & Fiber (right down the street from Be Sweet!).

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Day 6

Question: What is the new line of yarn called that Be Sweet introduced last year?

Answer: Simply Sweet.

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Day 7

Question: How far does a hive of bees fly to bring you one pound of honey?

Answer: Over 55,000 miles!

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Day 8

Question: What is one of the oldest textile fibers still in use?

Answer: Mohair.

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Day 9

Question: What do pandas love to eat that humans love to knit with?

Answer: Bamboo.

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Day 10

Question: Who made Fair Isle popular and “cool,” what type of garment was this person wearing and what year was it?

Answer: HRH The Prince of Wales (who would later become Edward VIII) started the trend while playing golf in 1921.

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Day 11

Question: How many balls of Be Sweet Cotton Candy would it take to go around the circumference of Earth?

Answer: The earth is 52,626,768 yards in circumference and Cotton Candy is 130 yards. That means you need 404,821 balls to go around.

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Day 12

Question: How many hanks of our Be Sweet Satisfaction yarn is the equivalent to the average weight of a Christmas tree?

Answer: The average Christmas tree weighs 35 pounds, so if each hank of Be Sweet Satisfaction yarn is 50g, you’d need about 318 hanks to be the equivalent weight.

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