Friday, August 30, 2013

Cashmere, Yum Yum

Lovely, lush and oh so soft, cashmere is the yarn everyone wants to knit with but few can afford a whole garment.  These 3 skeins will get you started.  It's Jade Sapphire Handspun Mongolian Cashmere with a retail price of $138.00.  This beautiful item is being donated by Sheepish in Decatur.  Pick up a passport soon.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Look At This Beauty!

Here is another prize that is being donated by Cast On Cottage and Needlepoint Garden in Roswell.  This shawl appears to be floating on air and the "V"s not connected to one another.  I have seen it in person and it is gorgeous.
You could be the lucky winner if your passport is drawn!

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Haul All Your Stuff Around

What a nifty way to tote your knitting project.  This is a Namaste Back Pack with a Yarn Pop yarn caddy.  The smaller pop fits inside the back pack and off you go.  Lovin' Knits in Marietta is donating this prize to a lucky winner.  Retail value is $100.00.  You never know, it could be you.  Pick up a passport today.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

This Will Keep You Warm

This fabulous sweater kit can be yours if you are the lucky one chosen.  This is the Bramble Road Kit and it is from Only Ewe and Cotton Too.  This is an original More Than Knotz design and uses two great yarns from Berroco.  One is Lodge and the other is Blackstone Tweed.  Retail value of this kit is $120.00.  Start making your plans today to try to win this.

Saturday, August 17, 2013

New Prize

This great prize is being donated by The Whole Nine Yarns in Woodstock.  It is the K. Fassett Colorscape Kit with contains 6 skeins of Rowan Colorscape and the Rowan Colorscape pattern book.  Retail value of this prize is $170.00.  Wow.  A beauty.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

On It Goes

This is a great looking prize donated by The Whole Nine Yarns in Woodstock.  It is the Imperial Stock Ranch Muffler Kit which includes 3 skeins of Imperial Yarn Native Twist and the Cabled and Lace Muffler pattern.  Retail value is $61.00.  This will keep you warm and toasty.

Monday, August 12, 2013

Another Great Prize

Look at the beautiful shade of Manos Maxim that Sheepish has chosen for this prize.  It includes the "Challah" infinity scarf pattern and 3 hanks of this yarn for a retail value of $50.00.  Wouldn't you love to win this?

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Are You Starting To Think About Shop Hop?

It seems early to be thinking about shop hop but it will be here in 7 weeks.  The shopowners are very busy putting the final touches on the free patterns they will distribute during the hop and getting all the prizes lined up.  It may not seem like it but it takes a lot of effort to put on the hop but we love to do it.

Here is the first prize from Cast On Cottage And Needlepoint Garden in Roswell.  It speaks for itself.

Nice!  How would you like to win this?  Pick up a passport and get ready.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Passports Now On Sale

You can purchase your Shop Hop passport for $1.00 at any of the participating yarn shops.  Pick up one for your friends too and make a day of it.  Check out this great prize donated by Strings and Strands.

Here we have a prize worth  $128.00.  It consists of 15 skeins of Berroco Versa in a lovely blue shade.  Also included is Berroco pattern book 316 which is full of designs made from Versa yarn.  This would be a great prize to shoot for.

Thursday, August 1, 2013


It's August 1st and that means the countdown to Sept. 28th has begun.  The participating shops of Shop Hop 2013 are working hard choosing the prizes they will award and designing their free shop hop pattern.  First prize is a $100.00 gift certificate from each shop which totals $900.00 from all 9 shops.  Imagine the fun you could have with that.  Of course, there is only one grand prize winner but in the next weeks you will see the other 27 prizes available.  You could be the lucky winner of one of these.
First we have a gift pack from Lovin' Knit Yarn Shop and Studio in Marietta.  This includes beautiful Swans Island fingering yarn and the pattern to make this lovely cowl.  Also a bottle of Utopia hand lotion and it is packed in the Swans Island tote.  Retail value is $50.00.
Start making your plans today to visit each shop on the list to have a chance at these great prizes.  Gather your friends and make a day of it or several days.  See you there.