Summer Search Raffle Winners!

Time to announce the Summer Search raffle winners!
(Laura W. — that was for you!)


1. $100 gift certificate to Black Bunny Fibers –Vanessa DP!

2. Signed copy of Sock Yarn Studio, plus a skein of Black Bunny Fibers sock yarn — Molly TB!

3. An assortment of knitting books, donated as review copies by their publishers — Allison K!

4. A free PDF pattern by lovely Lara Smoot — Molly TB!

5. Two free PDF patterns by Tanisknits (the fabulous designer/author Tanis Gray) — Bethany F!

6. A yarny prize from the Miskins at Buffalo Wool Company (who make totally amazing yarn from bison fiber)! — Mary Kay C!

7. Three, count ‘em, THREE skeins of Rowan Fine Art Sock Yarn from our pals at Westminster Fibers — Lisa McG!

8.  A prize from the wonderful folks at Kirkwood Knittery! — Janet L!

9. Winner’s choice of five PDF patterns from Black Bunny Fibers — Carol W!

10. A PDF copy of Big Foot Knits, by Andi Smith (read about it at the Cooperative Press website) — Catherine M!

11. A free one-year digital subscription to KnitEdge magazine, courtesy of Cooperative Press! — Allison K!

12. A bee-yoo-tiful yarny prize from Happy Fuzzy Yarn (located in delightful Ann Arbor, Michigan, my old stomping grounds)… — Kate McC!

13. A signed copy of Knitted  courtesy of amazing Barb Brown! — Wendy B!

14. Gorgeous handpainted yarn from Moose Manor Handpainted Yarns! — Sarah DT!

15. A US $50 gift certificate to Patternfish, where you can choose your downloads from thousands of gorgeous patterns by many designers and yarn companies, including exclusives like Dale of Norway! — Lisa McG!

16. A sample of Wrapture wool wash, courtesy of Kristin Ohmdahl and Eucalan — Shazz!!

17. A lovely prize from Lost City Knits (purveyor and creator of handdyed yarns including offerings from small farmers – their alpaca is to die for) — Ulrika!

18. Three Reflections pattern booklets from the uber-talented Cornelia Tuttle Hamilton, of Hamilton Yarns! — Janet L., Mary Kay, Laurel

19. Yarn and a sample garment courtesy of our friends at Cascade Yarns! — Shazz!

20. A beautiful and functional Yarn Jar ™ from Lancaster Yarn Shop (which has the added bonus of coming from Intercourse, PA) — Molly TB!

21. A supercute “Know Your Cuts of Lamb” tote bag, courtesy of the delightful Lorilee Beltman — Liz G!

22. Two gorgeous patterns, courtesy of designer Anna-Lena Mattison — Janice S!

23. A copy of “10 Secrets of Laidback Knitters,” by Vicki Stiefel and Lisa Souza, donated by designer Kimberly K. McAlindin (whose gorgeous design is the gold sweater on the right-hand side of the cover!) — Mary Kay C!

24. The first download of my oldest kid’s first published knitting pattern PDF — Sarah DT!

25. Signed copies of Indie Socks and Toe-Up Socks, terrific books donated by the wonderful designer Chrissy Gardiner at Gardiner Yarn Works — Liz G!

26. A sampling of yarns from the inimitable Alpha B yarns — one skein of each of her four bases:  Luxe B (fingering wt merino/silk), BFF B (100% superwash merino, fingering), Single B (100% merino, singles, fingering wt) and BFL B DK (dk-weight blue-faced leicester). Alpha B doesn’t have a website but you can find their yarns at fine emporia like Knit Purl in Portland, Knot Another Hat in Hood River, OR and The Tinsmith’s Wife in Comfort, Texas. — Sharon F!

27. A gorgeous skein of yarn (handyed/natural dye yarn) from Barbara at Spencer Hill — Marianne P!

28. Stunning yak/cashmere/bamboo spinning fiber (50g — enough to do a scarf) from Ancient Arts Fibre Crafts….Karen C!

29. A prize package from our lovely friends at WEBS! HOLY MOLY — pattern, 6 skeins of Deerfield silk/alpaca yarn and Knitter’s Pride needles to make a shawl AND a $25 gift card AND a lovely knitting bag! — Carry T!

30. A skein of sportweight yarn and a pattern from Mindy at Puff the Magic Rabbit — Roz J!

31. A custom batt by the amazing Solly, son of spinner extraordinaire Loraine G! — Ellen S!

32. Two sets (means two winners!) of three patterns from the Tallented StephCat (Stephannie Tallent, author of the brand-new Hitch! from Cooperative Press, along with California Revival Knits, a fabulous book). — Patrick L. & Janet L!!!

33. Handdyed yarn from the inimitable Rabbitch! — Dianne S!!

34. Two skeins of MadTosh Pashmina from the Mosaic Yarn Shop  (locations in Blacksburg and Roanoke, VA)! — Heather S.!!!

Thank you!

I will email you Monday morning to let you know how your prize will be sent to you. I will mail the ones I have, others will come directly from the donors, and some will be PDFs sent via Ravelry.

We raised over $900 for a tremendous nonprofit organization. Thank you from the bottom of my heart to all those who donated prizes and who donated money to Summer Search. You are the best.


2 Thoughts

  1. Marianne says:

    YAYZ!!! Congratulations, everyone!

  2. Lisa says:

    Yay!! Congrats to the winners!! Woo Hoo!

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