I've had a wonderful time reading all the entries. They all really resonated with me. Some made me smile, some made me cry, some made me feel quite nostalgic.
Thank you all for sharing your lovely stories with me.
My random number generator has selected the post from:
to be the winner!!
I shall be in touch via Ravelry shortly.
ANNND, while I'm giving away patterns, in my first post for October I asked for suggestions of what to blog about. The following lovely people made suggestions that I used, so they each will receive a free pattern of their choice as well:
Brave New Fiona.
I shall be in touch shortly with all of you too!
I shall be returning to this list again and using some more of these ideas, as there were some fantastic ones that I really want to use but time was my deciding factor.
Thanks everyone for sharing the Blogtober love with me and getting me over the line.