• Welcome to our Pink Ribbon Fundraiser

October 19, 2021

UPDATE: For the full list of Fundraiser Prize Winners please see our Fundraiser Page Updates here.

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Louie & Lola Yarns is pleased to have again teamed up with Sam & Olga of Thread & Maple and knitwear designer Tracie Millar of the Grocery Girls, to raise funds during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Our amazing prize pool for this round includes donations from some incredibly generous and talented Aussie Indie Dyers and friends in the fibre arts community.

To enter the fundraiser simply make a donation of $5AUD or more through our National Breast Cancer Foundation Fundraising page, between 12noon AEDT, Saturday 23 October and 12noon AEDT, Saturday 30 October 2021.

 

 

All donations over $2 are tax deductible and you will be issued with a tax-deductible receipt via email as soon as you make your donation.

All winners will be contacted by email and announced on this page and also the Louie & Lola Yarns Instagram account.

Click here to head over to the National Breast Cancer Foundation Fundraising page.

 Check out the amazing prizes:

MAJOR PRIZE 1 - THE BEST EVER BUNDLE OF HAND DYED AUSSIE PINKS

One of the Major Prizes is an epic bundle of 18 x skeins of hand dyed pink skeins, generously donated by some of Australia's best indie dyers. The bundle features:

Ash & Eve Designs - 'Tickled' Special Edition Collection on Merino Bamboo Fingering
Circus Tonic Handmade - 'Do It On Purpose' on Jubilee Sock
Dyeing to Knit - 'Go Wilde' for Elizabeth Marina Wilde on 100% SW Merino
Fiber Lily - 'Cosmos Fleur' on Super Soft Sock
Louie & Lola Yarns - 'Pink Cocktail' on BFL Nylon Fingering
Louley Yarn - ' Vintage Rose' on 4 Ply Self-Striping Sock Yarn
Love & Speckles - 'Cherry Blossom' on Merino Singles
Natural Fibre Arts - 'Daydream' on NFA Lux Sock
NNK Yarns - 'Pinkilicious' on Merino Silk Yak Fingering
Obsession Yarns - 'Check Those Tatas' on Merino Nylon Cashmere 4 Ply
Pirate Purl Yarns - 'Villains of Circumstance' 100gm + 'Madamoiselle' 50gm on Blackbeard 4 Ply Fingering
Rose Hip Island - 'The Power of Hugs' on Delicious Sock
Skein Australia - 'Papaya' on Silky Sock
Skip Rope Yarn Co. - 'Candy Candy Candy' on 9 to 5 Sock
Stitchcraft & Wizardry - 'Las Vegas' on Strong Girls 4 Ply
Three Trees Fibrecrafts - 'Blossoming' on Fledgling 4 Ply Sock
Wool + Works - 'BCNA 2021' on Merino Chunky 16 Ply
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MAJOR PRIZE 2 - PINK RIBBON BUNDLE 

Our special 'Pink Ribbon' bundle is also up for grabs as another major prize.

Created especially for this fundraiser, it includes a limited edition Thread & Maple rose pink Pochette (which is embossed with a Pink Ribbon emblem), a PDF copy of Tracie Millar's 'Autumn Stripes' cowl pattern and a Louie & Lola Yarns 'Autumn Stripes' Yarn Bundle (1 x 100gm skein of Guava on Merino Fingering, 1 x 50gm skein of Champagne on Merino Fingering & 1 x 50gm skein of Goldfinch on Merino Fingering).

MAJOR PRIZE 3 - PINK FLAMINGO WATER COLOUR PAINTING BY KATHY OF WHOTKNOT

The multi-talented Kathy Girvan of WhotKnot has created this stunningly beautiful Pink Flamingo Water Colour Painting especially for this fundraiser.

As Kathy explains, "The painting celebrates the friendship and strengths of our fibre arts community".

"Flamingos are a social animal and with their stunning pink plumage and shared warmth, they reflect the bonds we form on our journey to a cure for breast cancer".

DAILY PRIZE - SUNDAY, 24 OCTOBER

The winner of the Daily Prize to be drawn 12noon AEST, Sunday 24 October will receive a gorgeous selection of pink faux fur pom poms from Lovely Loops Designs, 1 x skein of Fiber Lily Super Soft Sock in the 'Cosmos Fleur' colourway, plus a tin of Pink Ribbon Stitch Markers from Yarnia powered by Stitchcraft & Wizardry.

DAILY PRIZE - MONDAY 25 OCTOBER

The winner of the Daily Prize to be drawn 12noon AEST, Monday 25 October will receive a fun selection of Grocery Girls Knits items including a thermal drinking cup, enamel pins, stitch markers and a leather stockinette shawl cuff, plus a tin of Pink Ribbon Stitch Markers from Yarnia powered by Stitchcraft & Wizardry.

DAILY PRIZE - TUESDAY, 26 OCTOBER

The winner of the Daily Prize to be drawn 12noon AEST, Tuesday 26 October will receive a Fiber Lily 'Rose Melt' Petite Pack of 4 x 50gm Super Soft Sock skeins plus a tin of Pink Ribbon Stitch Markers from Yarnia powered by Stitchcraft & Wizardry.

DAILY PRIZE - WEDNESDAY 27 OCTOBER

The winner of the Daily Prize to be drawn 12noon AEST, Wednesday 27 October will receive a Scheepjes Whirl 'Pink to Wink' skein and tin of Pink Ribbon stitch markers, both from Yarnia powered by Stitchcraft & Wizardry and a pink polymer clay donut stitch marker from Ash & Eve Designs.

DAILY PRIZE - THURSDAY, 28 OCTOBER

The winner of the Daily Prize to be drawn 12noon AEST, Thursday 28 October will receive a gorgeous selection of pink faux fur pom poms from Lovely Loops Designs, 1 skein x Louley Yarns 'Vintage Rose' self-striping 4 Ply Sock yarn plus a tin of Pink Ribbon Stitch Markers from Yarnia powered by Stitchcraft & Wizardry.

DAILY PRIZE - FRIDAY, 29 OCTOBER

The winner of the Daily Prize to be drawn 12noon AEST, Friday 29 October will receive a Beanie + Pom Pom Set from The winner of the Daily Prize to be drawn 12noon AEST, Friday 29 October will receive a Beanie + Pom Pom Set from NNK Yarns (1 x skein of Hot Fuschia on Super Chunky Merino Singles + Fire Cracker Medium Pom Pom) and two sets of Breast Cancer Ribbon Stitch Markers from Wool + Works.

SURPRISE EXTRA DAILY PRIZE - SATURDAY, 30 OCTOBER

The winner of the Surprise Extra Daily Prize to be drawn 12noon AEST, Saturday, 30 October will receive a Louie & Lola limited edition 'Go Pink or Go Home' Sock set on Merino Nylon Sock, a skein of 'Natural Pink Agate', our September Crystal & Stone Yarn Club colourway on Merino Nylon Sock, a Katrinkles Stitchable Sweater Ornamet Kit and a Sparkly Orb Stitch Marker set from Fripperies & Bibelots.

THANK YOU

A massive shout out to these incredibly generous and talented fibre artists, designers and makers who are also passionate about supporting the thousands of women and men whose lives have been - and will be - impacted by breast cancer. 

And thank you for your support of our fundraiser.

Karina, Louie & Lola Yarns xxx

 

Click here to head over to the National Breast Cancer Foundation Fundraising page.



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