• Thank You for supporting our Hope & Sunshine Fundraiser

November 07, 2022

On behalf of our Hope & Sunshine Fundraiser team, Sam & Olga from Thread & Maple, Tracie & Jodi of Grocery Girls and myself, THANK YOU!

Together we have raised nearly $48,000AUD / $41,500CAD for breast cancer research, with $22.6K AUD for the National Breast Cancer Foundation (Australia) and $21.9K CAD for Breast Cancer Canada.

We couldn't be more honoured and proud to be part of such a generous, caring and supportive community.


Congratulations to all our major prize winners:

  • Major Prize 1 - Hope & Sunshine Bundle - Samantha Youren
  • Major Prize 2 - Thread & Maple Notions Clutch Bundle - Mariana Reyes
  • Major Prize 3 - Painting by @jessesmess - Bec Opie  
  • Major Prize 4 - Pink Bundle 1 - Michael & Tracey Page
  • Major Prize 5 - Pink Bundle 2 - Tracey Verbakel
  • Major Prize 6 - Pink Bundle 3 - Zachary Kendal
  • Major Prize 7 - Anthology Throw from Tracey of the Knitting On the Float podcast - Liane Hulme


And also to our daily prize winners:

  • Day 1 - Daily Knitters Prize: Bridie Stammers
  • Day 1 - Daily Spinners Prize: Kerry Young
  • Day 2 - Daily Knitters Prize: Michelle Costelloe
  • Day 2 - Daily Spinners Prize: Patricia Corbett
  • Day 3 - Daily Knitters Prize: Gael Porter
  • Day 3 - Daily Spinners Prize: Megan Burgoyne
  • Day 4 - Daily Knitters Prize: Pamela Howard
  • Day 4 - Daily Spinners Prize: Jenny G
  • Day 5 - Daily Knitters Prize: Isa Bartowiak
  • Day 5 - Daily Spinners Prize: Sherryn Turner
  • Day 6 - Daily Knitters Prize: Ciara Collins
  • Day 6 - Daily Spinners Prize: Kathy Frater
  • Day 7 - Daily Prize: Kerry Sloan


We are so grateful to everyone for coming together to support this important cause that touches so many lives each year.  Your stories of loss, survival and ongoing battles touched us all.  Thank you for supporting, sharing and donating.

A very special thanks to our generous sponsors, who donated yarn and other gorgeous prizes to help make up the irresistible daily and major prize bundles.  We appreciate you all.

Lovely Loops Designs

Ash and Eve Designs

Blackwattle Yarn and Fibre

Bombed Yarns

Circus Tonic Handmade

Daffodil Road Artisan Yarns

Dyeing to Knit

Eleventy One Windmills

Fiber Lily

It Makes Perfect Scents

Jess Racklyeft

Jokamamo Textiles

Knit or Dye

Natural Fibre Arts

NNK Yarns

Obsession Yarns

Skip Rope Yarns

Spinning Top Fibre

Stitchcraft & Wizardry

The Lucky Ewe

Three Cats Yarns

Three Trees Fibre Crafts

Wattlebird Yarn

Wilderness Lab

Wool + Works

Yarns By The Bay