Okay, Have I gotten your attention yet?

Here’s the story:

Some very lovely people want to have a baby. After three years of trying, they are now gearing up for IVF. IVF isn’t cheap my knitterly friends. It’s not even in the spectrum of moderately priced. So being the intelligent wonderful people they are they started something up:

(Go read the story etc then come back, I’ll wait).

So there are some seriously cool perks, way cooler than this perk but.


Okay did i get your attention?

That’s right, from Now until Midnight  November 21st Canadian Central Time, for every 5$ donated your name will be entered into a random draw for some free yarn/fibre.

Prizes thus far include:

1 Skien Wollmeise 80/20 in the Merlot colorway

2 Skiens Misti Alpaca Lace weight in baby pink

1 Skien Intentions Yarn in Friendship (from the Intentions Yarn club)

Fibre batts may start popping up, perhaps the ones featured here recently.

Official pictures to come at some point this weekend (it’s thanksgiving here in Canada), so donate now donate often. To Donate simply go to the website listed above, down the right side of the of the page is the VIP perks section, simply select the appropriate perk and proceed. Winners shall be announced both here and on the site on Monday the 22nd of November.

Come on, we all know knitters love babies, charities, and free yarn, so manage to get all three in one fell swoop, and maybe some free Wollmeise along the way.

(Note: Persons interesting in donating things to be added to the draw are more than welcome to, PM me on Ravelry (BlueRuin), or alternatively shoot me off an email dirtyjeans (at) gmail (dot) com.)

We can do it!


Edited to add:

one gorgeous needlecase

and two lovely skeins of Rowanspun 4-ply

Keep those donations coming as the prizes just keep getting better and better 😀


About sadieruin

Sadie is an intrepid fibre-file who can be found knitting, spinning, dying, or designing knit patterns when she's not at work. Her sock pattern "Mermaid's Lagoon" can be found in the Summer '09 issue of Be sure to keep up with her knitting, spinning, dyeing (and occasionally weaving) exploits here.

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