Past Prize Donors

 Posted by on September 21, 2009 at 3:46 pm
 

Local Yarn Stores, Etsy Shops, Designers, Independent Dyers, and other Generous People have donated PRIZES in the following categories to help make Seasons of Lace – more fun (Be sure to visit their websites):
Gift Certificates
Patterns
Stitch Markers
Yarn
Yarn – to be dyed to your specifications
Other (all sorts of fun things there!)
(Some of our members who don’t have shops and websites have been donating as well!!! The links in their information are to Ravelry home pages or to blogs).

The Donors Listed here have donated prizes in one or more of the Past Seasons (Summer of Lace 2008, Winter of Lace 2008/09,  Autumn of Lace 2009, Spring 2010, Summer 2010, Fall 2010, Winter 2011, Summer 2011).

Gift Certificates


Anne Hanson, of KnitSpot was one of our original sponsors. In Summer of Lace 2008 she us three $10.00 Gift Certificates to her pattern store.

 

 

Kitman Figueroa donated one of her patterns (winners choice) for the Summer Season KAL in Summer 2011.

Aubrey of Goodies Unlimited was one of our original sponsors.  In Summer of Lace 2008 she gave us FOUR $25.00 gift certificates — AND paid the postage on the goodies – that were shipped within the U.S. — AND she offered a Sponsoring Discount.


Hide and Sheep gave us two $10.00 gift certificates for Spring into Lace ’10. They also sponsored us with a discount in our first season.


 

Meg and Tami from SchoolHouse Press are original supporters, and have been sponsoring Seasons of Lace for three seasons (Summer of Lace 08, Winter of Lace and Autumn Lace 09, Spring into Lace ’10 and Summer of Lace 2011).


The Loopy Ewe sponsored us in two seasons (Summer of Lace and Winter of Lace) with  $50.00 Gift Certificates!


Patterns

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Andrea at Bad Cat Designs has supported Seasons of Lace in Summer of Lace 2008, and Autumn Lace 2009 by providing pdfs of her patterns . The links are to her blog, where the patterns appear in the side bar, but you can also see them at her Ravelry Store.


 

Cindy at BaxterKnits is an original sponsor, and has donated prizes in Summer of Lace 08, Winter of Lace 08-09 and Autumn Lace 09, Winter ’10, Spring ’10 and Summer ’10. She’s provided us with pdfs of her patterns.


Helen from Fiber Dancer’s Design Studio has supported Seasons of Lace from its inception.  She has provided patterns as prizes for Summer of Lace 08, Winter of Lace 08-09, Autumn Lace 09, Winter Lace ’10 and Spring into Lace 10, Winter of Lace 11 and Summer of Lace 11. She has served as Prize Maven  for those seasons as well.

 

Laura of Fiber Dreams is an original sponsor, and has donated prizes in Summer of Lace 08, Winter of Lace 08-09 and Autumn Lace 09, Winter of Lace 10, Spring 10, Winter 11, Summer 11 She regularly offers pdf downloads of the winners’ choice of her patterns.


E.J. Slayton of JoyKnits is an original sponsor, and has donated prizes in Summer of Lace 08, Winter of Lace 08-09 and Autumn Lace 09.  She has donated both individual patterns, including Angel Wings, Hearts & Hugs, Paws in the Catnip Socks, and Simply Elegant Scarves , and her most recent 

Bellflower Lace Scarf pattern.

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and several of her booklets (including her Shawls booklet

or her Ribbings Plain and Fancy booklet,


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KnitsbyTeri opened an etsy store for her patterns just in time to begin sponsoring us in Autumn Lace ’09. She’s continued sponsoring us with prizes from her pattern store in Winter 09, Spring 10, Summer 10, Fall10, Winter 11, Summer 11,  She has also personally donated yarn and book prizes from her stash.


Melanie (PinkLemon ) of Pink Lemon Twist was one of our original sponsors.  She provided three prizes — each consisting of two patterns of the winners choice during our first season – Summer of Lace 08

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Sandra Singh joined us in Autumn Lace 09, and has continued donating patterns during Spring into Lace 2010, and Summer of Lace 2010, Fall 2010, and Winter 2011

She also sponsored us in Spring 10 with discounts for kits for a pattern to support a KAL,



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Mandie from Sheepy Time Knits joined us for Autumn Lace 09, by donating a copy of her pattern Deciduous.

She’s also donated yarn and a a set of stitch markers!


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Susan Pandorf has supported Seasons of lace during Winter of Lace ’08-09 and Autumn Lace ’09.  Her prize donations have included  a complete set of the 2009 Garden Variety Collection patterns.


Tiziana Sammuri of Tiziana’s Corner joins us for the Summer 2011 season with a donation of three of her lovely patterns.


Our very own Utlinde has donated her wonderful patterns. The winner will chose from any in her shop.
Stitch Markers

Mary (Banshee ) of the Beading Banshee supported us in one Season by making stitch markers, and in the Winter ’10 season with yarn from her stash

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Debbie and Jenny of Crimson Orchid are among our Original supporters.  They have donated prizes in Summer of Lace 08, Winter of Lace 08-09, and Autumn Lace 09.

 

Gloria Patrie provided Stitch Markers for the Winter 2011season.

Amber of KnitMyWorld was one of our Original Supporters.  She made us this set of fifteen stitch markers for Summer of Lace 08
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Lindsey at Prolonged Sunlight (formerly Woolly Seashell) has supported us for more than a few seasons with stitch markers (She made sets of stitch markers for us for Summer of Lace 08, Winter of Lace 08-09 and Autumn Lace ’09 in her guise as the Woolly Seashell, and then brightened our Winter ’10 season as Prolonged Sunlight with more markers.  In the Spring ’10, she made us a lovely necklace which holds an equally lovely set of stitch markers.



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Mandie from Sheepy Time Knits joined us for Autumn Lace ’09.  The has donated a set of delightful stitch markers that are just perfect for lace. They anticipate the smaller needles, and have no open joins so they wont’ catch on things.

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She’s also donated a skein of her  yarn and a pattern!




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Lindsay (LynnzPickles ) formerly of the Wooly Seashell is one of our Original Sponsors.  She has made sets of stitch markers for us for Summer of Lace 08, Winter of Lace 08-09 and Autumn Lace ’09 Begining in Winter 10, she continued supporting us through Prolonged Sunlight.


Yarn

Jessie at A Piece of Vermont hand dyed some lovely lace-weight yarn for us for Winter of Lace 08-09.

Artsy Gal , in addition to sponsoring this group with a discount at her shop, donated prizes for Summer of Lace 08

 

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Bette, of BBKnits joined us for Autumn Lace 09, offering a luscious skein of Divinity Lace and a discount.  Her sponsorship continued in Winter Lace 10 and Spring into Lace ’10 with more yarn and more discounts,, and then into Summer of Lace ’10 with a lovely kit.


Tina at Blue Moon Fiber Arts was one of our biggest sponsors for Winter of Lace 08-09

 

Chris of Briar Rose Fibers was one of our original sponsors. She donated exquisite yarns, and provided a discount Summer of Lace 08. She has since sponsored us with discounts


Carla (also known as thislittlepiggyknits), one of our original members – and sponsors, has donated wonderful prizes from her stash in each of the following seasons: Summer of Lace 08, Winter of Lace 08/09, Autumn Lace 09

 

Crystal Palace Yarns has sponsored us with luscious yarn during Winter of Lace 08-09 ,Autumn Lace 09, Spring 10,  Summer 10, and Summer 11


Darla was one of our original supporters and members. She donated a prize in Summer of Lace 08

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Ellen, of EarthFaire joined us in Autumn of Lace 09, and  created a kit for Susan Pandorf‘s Dragonfly pattern just for us:

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Elizabeth has participated in Seasons of Lace from the beginning.  She also often donates prizes.


Deb of Fearless Fibers was one of our Original Sponsors.  She donated a wonderful prize for Summer of Lace 08

 

Ruth at Impulse of Delight, who supported us with a sponsorship during her first season (Winter of Lace 11) upped the anti in Summer of Lace 2011 by adding a prize as well.


 

Jimmy Beans Wool supported us in Spring into Lace 2010.


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Just Our Yarn has supported Seasons of Lace since Winter of Lace 08-09.  In Autum Lace 09, they donated a lovely shawl kit

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It includes Karen Joan Raz’s pattern “Lily’s Shawl”, 1000 yards of Just Our Yarn Almaza (100% tencel), beads, and a wee crochet hook to use to apply the beads.


Knit Picks supported us in Winter of Lace 08/09 by donating   lace samplers in each color.

Lost City Denise who blogs at Lost City Knits (and who also, by the way, makes amazing balms and things out of lavender via Clear Creek Lavender) joined us as a participant and sponsor since Winter of Lace 08/09.  She continued to support us in Autumn Lace 09 with some of her hand dyed lace-weight merino, in Winter Lace 10 with some hand dyed silk, 

and in Spring into Lace 10 with more lovely merino.


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Helena of Midnight Sheep donated a skein of laceweight yarn from her Etsy shop or custom dyed after consultation with the winner.

Midnight Sheep first joined us in Spring ’10 season supporting Seasons of Lace



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Babs, of Miss Babs Hand-Dyed Yarns and Fibers, joined us during Autumn Lace ’09, when she donated a skein of 100% “Mulberry Silk”and offered us a discount.


Oasis Yarn Company joined us during Autumn Lace ’09, and donated a kit for one of  Lorraine Erlingher’s lace shawl. The kit was packaged in a lovely clear plastic zippered tote, and included the pattern and three skeins of Aussi Sock

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Flo of Pisgah Yarn & Dyeing Company (Peaches and Cream) joined us during Winter of Lace 08-09, and continued supporting us in Autumn Lace ’09.  She has provided prizes for both end of season raffles, and specifically for Random Joy or mid-season Support Our Sponsors Prizes.



Andie at Renaissance Dyeing was among our original sponsors.  She donted beautiful indigo dyed lace-weight yarn during Summer of Lace 08 and Winter of Lace 08/09.


Linda Shelhamer of Sandwich Creativity was one of our original sponsors during Summer of Lace 08.  She donated hand dyed laceweight yarn.

Helen (Shadowdancer ) from Knitting in the Shadows has supported Seasons of Lace from its inception. She has worked behind the scenes — and very visibly — as the Prize Maven and general instigator for KAL’s. She has provided yarn from her stash as prizes for Summer of Lace 08, Winter of Lace 08-09, and Autumn Lace 09, and has donated patterns via Fiber Dancers’ Design Studio in each of those seasons  and in Winter Lace ’10, and Spring into Lace ’10

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Paul Troxell of Shalimar Yarns joined us during Autumn Lace 09.  He donated a kit for a lovely shawl to knot from their  Zoe Sock yarn.

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Mandie from Sheepy Time Knits joined us for Autumn Lace ’09.  She donated has donated a luscious skein of her Fairy Lace yarn (656 yards – 70% Baby Alpaca, 20% silk 10% Cashmere) as well as a pattern and some stitch markers.

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Buffy and Don at Shelridge Farms were among our original sponsors.  They have donated yarn for Summer of Lace 08 and Autumn Lace ’09, Spring ’10 and Summer ’10


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George and Galina of Skaska Designs Limited joined us for Autumn Lace ’09, when have donated a skein of their amazing silk/cashmere lace-weight yarn — and offered a discount for that same yarn to our members.

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Donna of Spinning Daydreams was one of our original sponsors in Summer of Lace ’08.  She donated a kit for her delicate silk scarf “Whisp of Summer” .


Sharon originally of mymommadethis on etsy now of  StitchJones was one of our original sponsors in Summer of Lace ’08, when she donated a kit for a Feather Lace shawl knit in  Stitch Jones’ Supersock, 100% Superwash merino

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Melinda at Tess’ Designer Yarns joined us in Autumn Lace ’09 by donating a three-pack of yer lovely merino laceweight yarn.

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Vicki (vicki953 )was one of our original participants and sponsors.  She donated lace-weight merino during Summer of Lace 08.

Our very own Whichy as been supporting us from the very beginning. She has done a lot of behind the scenes work, and donates the space on her server that lets exist at all. She also maintains the blog so smoothly that few ever see its hiccoughs. Even when she is unable to participate in the lace knitting and blogging, she still donates something loevly from her stash during every season.

 

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Dianne Nash of Windy Vally Muskox joined us for Autumn Lace 09.  She built and  donated a kit to knit one of their Entrelac scarves from  100% cashmere yarn.  She also offered a discount on anything they sell (including that awesome quiviut!)

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Jen at Wool Girl was one of our Original sponsors.  She donated yarns and patterns for Summer of Lace 08 and Winter of Lace 08/09.  She also offered us discounts in both seasons.

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Jo Ellen of the Yarn Bazaar joined us for Autumn Lace ’09, donating yarn and offering a discount during the season.

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Yarn – Custom Dyed for YOU

Freyalyn of Freyalyn’s Fibers was one of our original sponsors.  She custom dyed  1500 yards/1300 metres of cobweb yarn for a lucky winner in Summer of Lace ’09.

Interweave Press has supported us for two seasons. In our first season, they sent many copies of their then current Lace Issue of Piecework. They joined us again in Spring 2010

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Amy, sfknitty was among our original participants and sponsors.  She donated hand-made project bags during Summer of Lace 08 and Winter of Lace 08/09.

Birgit is one of our original members.  She’s been donating prizes all along, in in Autumn Lace 09 outdid herself by donating a copy of Haapsalu sall, which you can see here.  She has also lead us in one of our Knit Alongs within the Knit Along.

Lost City Denise of Clear Creek Lavender joined us as a participant and sponsor inWinter of Lace 08/09, when she donate some of her wonderful lavender balms.. She continued to support us in Autumn Lace 09 with some of her hand dyed lace-weight merino. She blogs at Lost City Knits.

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Rosemary, of Designs by Romi , was one of our original sponsors.  She’s donated two of her incomparable shawl pins in the Summer of Lace 08, Winter of Lace 08/09 and in Autumn Lace 09. She donated another shawl pin .. and offered discounts on two of her patterns in Summer 11.

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Tom, from DyakCraft (formely Grafton Fibers) joined us in Autumn Lace ’09, with donations of both hand turned shawl pins,

and  Darn Pretty Needles!



Karen (crittergirl ) was one of our original members and sponsors.  She donated a project bag from her LYS.


Nancy (persistentknittr ) of The Knit Foundry was among our original sponsors.  She donated a 3-pack of highlighter tape (in multiple colors)  and one of her sock patterns,

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Knitnana, joined us as a sponsor for Autumn Lace ’09, when she whipped up a lovely small project bag and sundry case set for us.

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KnitsbyTeri has been a member for some time.  She joined us as a sponsor in Autumn Lace ’09, donating both a pattern from her etsy shop, and a copy of Victorian Lace Today from her personal book stash. She has continued to donate prizes in Spring ’10 and Summer ’10


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Cindy from the Old Country Yarn Store, joined us for Autumn Lace ’09.  She became our first ever Spin-Along leader, has donated some wonderful roving for participants of the Spin-Along.

Fiber – for Spin-Along participants

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Chris of Scotts Mountain Creation joined us for Winter of Lace 08/09, and has continued supporting us through Autumn Lace ’09 with donations of  her lovely shawl pins.

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Kathy of The Shawl Pin Store joined us for Autumn Lace ’09.  She  donated two shawl pins that season, and gave us a discount.

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Our very own Sligo has been a participant since Summer of Lace ’08.  She has continued pariticipating and donating prizes through Winter of Lace 08/09 and Autumn Lace 09, when she found amazing prizes for our Beaded Lace knitters:  crochet hook stands for folks who like to do beaded knitting. She also donated one of these in Winter 2011 

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In Spring ’10, she donated a pattern of her own design – and a $25.00 gift certificate to the winners’ choice of our sponsors.



Janet from The Wheel Thing joined us for Autumn Lace ’09 — just in time for our first Spin-Along.  She donated a lovely drop spindle for the winner of the Handspun Lace category.