Wednesday, November 05, 2008
The Make a Warm Hat for Charity Contest
I've been wanting to organize a swap for awhile now. I had some fun ideas, but in the end, I've decided I'd just like to ask for Warm Hats for adults and children. Beautiful warm hats. Sometimes we just need a little tiny nudge to do a little something extra. The weather here gets pretty brutal in the winter months. Locally, we are connected with several shelters in the city and they are asking for warm hats for those in need.
I have some wonderful yarny prizes that I'll award to some lucky knit donors. This is just one of the prizes: It is Vermont Maple handpainted lace weight, donated by the very generous Anne P. at Wooly Wonka Fibers. Her blog is HowTheWestWasSpun. She was swift and sweet in her response to my asking her for a yarn donation. She sent about 10 various wonderful skeins for this cause.
Let's make them really pretty okay? You have until January 5th (the day the tree comes down around here, and the time when the winter blasts go into full swing) to mail me a hat. This means you can win some wonderful yarn, stitch markers and other knit goodies that will arrive after your Tree/decorations etc come down too. I'm making some fun stitch markers for the giveaway. I'll also be donating some other fun goodies on my own, to give away to you generous knitters.
Please send a nice warm hat to me at:
2001 Glenview Road
Glenview Illinois 60025
I'll be showing at least one prize per week.
Im still thinking about the prize categories. More to come. One thing is certain, the prettiest/most handsome hat will certainly win a prize.
I'll talk to you in the comments. :)