Monday, July 11, 2011

TTC Knitalong 2011: Success!

I'm still working on sorting through the hundreds of photos I took but I have tabulated the final numbers and have some fun stats to share for the time being. Check back on ravelry and on the blog for event memories soon, and leave a link to your photos in the comments!

Number of Participants this year: 79

Number of Captains: 12

Number of amazing Prizes contributed: 24

Total Amount of Funds Raised for Sistering: $490

We'd like to give a huge thank you to everyone who came out to participate, and of course to all our amazing contributors and local yarn stores:

LOCAL YARN STORES
All stores offered generous discounts for TTC Knitalongers as well as providing prizes & swag bag items. We couldn't do it without so many amazing LYS's! Special thanks to you all:

The Knit Cafe

Knitomatic

Romni

The Purple Purl

Americo

Passionknit

Mary Maxim

Lettuce Knit

YARNY CONTRIBUTORS

Diamond Yarns put a ball of yarn in every swag bag

Indigodragonfly put lovingly named sample skeins in every swag bag

The Sweet Sheep sent yarns and delicious smelling SOAK for prizes

Tanis Fiber Arts sent gorgeous yarn for prizes

Viola sent luscious yarn for prizes

Westminster Fibers contributed amazing prize knit kits

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