Thursday, October 9, 2008

Prizes 041 - 050

041 - A sock yarn package, including 2 skeins of Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sock in Irving Park and 2 skeins of Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sock in Edgewater (Chicago-dyed yarn named after Chicago neighborhoods, in honor of Barack Obama’s hometown), 2 skeins of Knit Picks Palette in Navy, and 2 skeins of Knit Picks Essential in Tuscany Multi, and a baby lamb notions bag.

042 - A hand-knit scarf (in Universal Yarns Classic Shades ), and a $50 gift certificate to Knitpicks.

043 - Six skeins of Anguilla House rare 100% alpaca wool yarn in black (3 skeins) and a nice brown (3 skeins), labeled “100% NATURAL”, locally raised, sheared, and spun at a small farm in Pawcatuck, CT that is no longer in operation (the alpaca farmer/spinner retired).

044 - Four skeins of Habu Bamboo XS-32 yarn in the wine colorway. Two are still skeined and two have been wound into center pull balls.

045 - One skein (410 yards) Fleece Artist Scotian Silk in the Polar Sea colorway.

046 - One skein of Sundara Sock Yarn in Brown Sugar over Buttermilk (350 yds, 100 grams, 100% superwash merino). (It's the top left group; the yarn on the bottom right.)

047 - Two skeins of Schaefer Yarn Miss Priss in the Clara Barton colorway. (Photo shows the colorway)

048 - Four hanks, still in the manufacturer’s bag, of Classic Elite Provence in discontinued color 2645 (a natural linen/flax color). 256yds per hank = 1024 total yards.

049 - Three hanks of kettle dyed, discontinued Merino Worsted from in light-to-medium blues. 215yds per hank = 645 total yards.

050 - A large, handwoven wrap in shades of blue and white.

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