Friday, August 26, 2011

Prizes Again

The next prize is being donated by Yarn garden Knit Shop in Lawrenceville.  Sock lovers will be in heaven if they win this one.  It contains a project bag handcrafted by Seams to be Sew, Sock Yarn One Skein Wonder Book, stitch markers crafted by Anne & Company and one skein each of Madelinetosh Sock Yarn, Cascade Heritage Sock Yarn and Kollage Sock A Licious.  Retail value is $107.50.

Next we have a gift certificate for any class, donated by The Whole Nine Yarns in Woodstock.  You can take the class of your choice from one of their great teachers.  Retail value is $50.00.

Tomorrow is the day (August 27th) that passports go on sale.  Pick one up while you are out shopping.  They are only $1.00 and you can have a fun time filling it up with stamps.  Good luck.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Prizes Again

Our next selection comes from Strings and Strands.  This is a multi-fiber, multi-stitch shawl kit with a retail value of $88.50.  Look at the beautiful colors in the model shown.

Here we have a prize donated by Rare Purls in Duluth.  This is two hanks of Cascade Epiphany yarn, a blend of royal alpaca, cashmere and silk.  Yum-yum.  The retail value of this goodie is $55.00.

In three days we will begin to sell the passports.  Be sure to pick yours up soon and fill it out completely.  We have had passports turned in with no names or information on them so don't be one of those.

Friday, August 19, 2011

And More Prizes

This handy prize comes from Only Ewe and Cotton Too in Alpharetta (new location).  It is a Hiyahiya bamboo interchangeable needle set.  It's great to be able to carry a nice set of needles with you.  Retail value is $150.00.

From Cast On Cottage and Needlepoint Garden comes our next gift.  It is a skein of Lang Jawoll Magic Degrade and an abalone and ebony shawl pin.  Retail value is $50.00.

Keep checking here for more great prizes.

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Prizes, Prizes

This great prize comes from The Whole Nine Yarns.  It includes Berroco Origami yarn and pattern.  Look at that beautiful color, great for fall.  The retail price of this package is $55.00

This next gift is one we would all love to win.  It's a $75.00 gift certificate from Lovin' Knit Yarn Shop & Studio in Marietta.  You can choose anything in the shop that you desire.

Only 9 days until passports go on sale.  Are you getting excited?

Monday, August 15, 2011

And More Prizes

This notions package is being donated by Yarn Garden in Lawrenceville.  It consists of a project bag handcrafted by Seams to be Sew, point protectors, highlighter tape, needle gauge, Handi Tool, Stitch markers crafted by Anne & Company, and a handcrafted row counter.  Total retail value is $52.00.

This prize is from Needle Nook.  It is a skein of the brand new Trendsetter yarn called Orbit.  One skein will make a scarf.  Retail value $49.00.

So either of these prizes can be yours if you participate in the shop hop.  Pick up a passport starting August 27th.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Prizes Continue

Here is a very useful prize that you can win from Only Ewe & Cotton Too.  Have you seen their new location yet?  It's bigger and better.  This package consists of Coco Knits "Knitters Blocks" for blocking your handknit projects.  It includes T pins and 9 blocks with pile surface that gently grips your knitting without pilling.  Comes with a storage tote bag.  Retail value is $60.00.

This is a kit from Sassy Skeins to knit a childs sweater.  Everything you need is included.  Strings and Strands has donated this great prize.  Retail value is $54.00.

Keep watching this space for more great photos of shop hop prizes.

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Let's See More Prizes

This gift comes from The Whole Nine Yarns.  It consists of the book "Little Red In The City" and Rowan yarn to make one of the garments.  Retail value is $85.00.

The next gift comes from Lovin' Knit Yarn Shop and Studio.  It includes 6 Della Q project bags for a retail value of $50.00.  This is the first year they have joined the shop hop so be sure to visit them.

Stay tuned for more pictures and descriptions.  The hop is getting closer day by day.

Sunday, August 7, 2011

Let's Take A Look At Some Shop Hop Prizes

This year there will be 27 prizes in addition to the grand prize of $900.00 in shop gift certificates.  Here are a few photos of the prizes donated by the participating shops.

From CAST ON COTTAGE AND NEEDLEPOINT GARDEN , this is the Stacey Shawl Kit. It includes the pattern, 4 skeins of Louet Euroflax Sport (pewter colorway) and a set of Lantern Moon rosewood needles.  Retail value is $125.00.

RARE PURLS YARN BOUTIQUE in Duluth is donating a sock knitting gift kit.  It includes a Blossom Bag from Classic Elite, a #2 US Brittany burch double point needle set and a 100 gram skein of Trekking Pro Natura sock yarn.  Retail value is $50.00

You can win either of these great prizes shown or one of many more by entering the 2011 Shop Hop.  Passports go on sale August 27th.

Thursday, August 4, 2011


It's time to get ready to hop around the city.  This years shop hop will be held from Sept.  17th to Sept. 25th.  There will be 9 shops  participating so the grand price available to one lucky hopper will be $900.00 in shop gift certificates, $100.00 from each shop.  Passports go on sale ($1.00 each) August 27th.  We will begin posting shop hop prizes very soon so you can see what you can win.  Start making plans with your friends to get together for this fun event.