Friday, March 02, 2007

And the winners are....

First, the prize, the hat collection: OVER. No more packages. Please send them to:

MargaretGraceMills (AT) gmail (DOT) com

Your packages sent to me after today will be marked "return to sender"--- we have a 1BR apt and well, no room. (Ask blogless Paula, she saw the haul this week).

But, without delay: (If your name is highlighted, email me: I need an address or your prize is coming from somewhere else).

I forgot two prizes prize!

A set of stitch markers from Jenn at KnitWitMomma goes to:
Elizabeth Murphy (New York, New York)
A skein of yarn from WoollyBuns (yum!) goes to :
Sandy (aka HockeyMom) of Atlanta GA!

Margaret Brodeur (Cranston, RI)
green needle case
Lucy Willingham (Springfield MA)
cherry project bag
Tiffanie Dyer (Cerritos, CA)
button covers and shawl pin
Meredith Devereaux (Knoxville, TN)
January One and G-Love STR and box of cards from January One!
Susie Bacon (Martin, GA)
Union Center Gift Card
Julie Sprague (Westford, MA)
2 skeins of JKnits sock yarn (from the Yarn Grove)
Susan Chioffi (Durham, NC)
2 skeins of Regia sock yarn
Linea Tracy (Omaha, NE)
skein of TheWoolenRabbit sock yarn---Sun Kissed!
Paige Maxim (Readfield, ME)
3 skeins of sock yarn -- Cherry tree hill, Sweet Shop, and Mama E's.
Pam Helme (Fall River, MA)
Spunky Eclectic Fuzzy Mitten kit
Jana Ames (Moses Lake, WA)
Lisa Souza Sock! yarn (1 skein)
Jenni Larkin (Destrehan, LA)
hand painted yarn and stitch markers

Anemoi Mitten Kits (pattern donated by Eunny Jang, yarn by me)
Sydney Harper (Florence, AL)
Susan Bowlby( Alamogordo, NM)
Carrie Federer (Richfield, MN)
Kathleen ?? (South Hadley, MA)
Penny Ercolano (Cocoa Beach, FL)

Gift box from PC's sister (the wonderful M):
Yarn Yenta's kids : Kezzi and Tirzah for being the youngest participants

Lisa Scandrette (San Francisco, CA)
sweater kit
Deborah Hersey (Portsmouth, NH)
skein of handspun from Two Left Needles
Anne Calhoun (Anaconda, MT)
cloverleaf pattern from Knitspot.

So, there we have it. The winners. Photos of the final "score" will have to wait and the photos of the prizes have been eaten by the camera (and blogger hates them also). So, trust me, these are some nice prizes!

:) Mini

Tally: 1200 hats +/- 10 (we're tired...)


  1. WOW!!! That number is absolutely incredible. Thank you for all of your hard work and time.

  2. Hey Kate.....did you pick someone for my prize? If not....then I should just send them to you. You deserve a prize yourself!

  3. Kate,

    Thanks for all of your time and effort put into this! You deserve a big break--a nice warm bath, candles, a great book.....I'm so excited to have won the sweater kit! Thanks,


  4. Great job, congratulations to all the winners! Thanks again Kate, I think you deserve a pass on all fun fur for the rest of your life. hehe

  5. It's wonderful to see how successful your "little" hat project became. Thanks for all your hard work.

  6. Kathleen thank you! I am so excited to win something!! I will email you my address. You must be exhausted from all that unpacking and distributing!!

    Have a rest now!!

    Thanks again...

  7. Anonymous10:18 PM


    That is a lot of fuzzy hats. The power of the knitters is overwhelming. :)

  8. HOLLLLLLLLYYYYYYYYYYY COW! is about all I can say! knitters...what a group! congratulations on a veryyyyyyy successful project!

  9. Great job organizing, and thanks so much.

  10. WOW, what a turn out, how wonderful!!! And I won something, can't believe that either........hehehe. Woohooo, that pattern looks just amazingly lovely and will have to make some of those for some christmas presents. thank you soooo much for doing this, not just for us but for all the kids. Take a breather and rest for a bit :)

  11. Anonymous8:46 PM

    WOW, that's a lot of hats! You did a wonderful job organizing this and deserve a prize or three yourself. Congratulations! Thanks to all of the prize donors too.

  12. YAY Linnea! I'm so happy for her to win a prize. SHe is the best 8th grader I know, and one of my former students! WOO HOO! Congrats on the total.

  13. It's amazing, not just what people are willing to do but the power of the Internet. Congratulations on organizing this, and Im so happy there were so many hats that other organizations will benefit.

  14. Anonymous2:54 PM

    I hope you will post a photo or two... I enjoyed participating and would love to see the "pile o'hats"! Tina

  15. I just got my prize today! I had no idea I won anything, so it was a total surprise!!! Thanks!

  16. The yarn arrived today and it's absolutely gorgeous! Lucky lucky me! Thanks so much.