Thanks for joining Knittin' Little in the 1K (as in 1000) KAL! The purpose of the 1K KAL is to join me as I train to run the Akron Marathon on September 23, 2017 and work to raise $1000 and 1000 knitted baby (or premie) hats for the Akron Children's Hospital. The KAL runs from January 1 to September 23, 2017.
How can you participate?
1. Donate directly to my race donation website here. You can donate as much and as often as you'd like. Please be sure to leave a Ravelry/Instagram username or email so I can contact you!
2. Donate a baby hat! You can use my free baby hat pattern that uses approximately 65 yards of fingering weight yarn. Once you've knit your hats you can ship them directly to me (contact me for mailing address) or to our collection site at Harps & Thistles Yarn Emporium. When knitting baby hats, please be sure to use a smooth, superwash yarn. Baby hats are best knit in finer yarns but can be knit in any weight. Any baby hat not accepted by the hospital will be donated to women's shelters and children's charities in the Northeast Ohio area. No hat left behind!
In addition to my gratitude and that warm fuzzy feeling you get when you do something nice, there will be a prize drawing held each month. One winner from each month's monetary donations and one from the hat donations will be chosen to win a prize. Each $5 donation and each baby hat knit (no matter premie or larger) will earn you a "ticket" in the drawing. On the first day of the following month, a winner will be chosen and announced here and on Instagram (i.e, January's winner will be chosen and announced February 1st).
I am looking for sponsors for the willing to donate a prize to participant winners! If you're interested, please contact me via email.
Thank you for participating and supporting me on this journey!