By random selection, our winner of the first contest is Elemmaciltur!!! Congratulations! I'll ship your prize later this week!
p.s. you are Vee, right?
ETA: it just dawned on me as I was trying to make sure that Elemmacilture = Vee. an asian guy named Vee who lives in Germany and knits. there can't be that many of you. You are the Vee from Knitters Uncensored aren't you? Why no more podcasts? I miss you guys!