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Helen's Great Yarn Giveaway

I am raising money for British Heart Foundation because my husband Rowley died of a heart attack in 2016.

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Would you like to be in with a chance to win some yarn and other goodies and help fight heart disease in the process? Read on!

Thanks for taking the time to visit my JustGiving page. Last year I raised over £4000 for the British Heart Foundation by taking part in the Great North Run and the Yorkshire 10 mile event. Two of my friends, Julia and Charlotte, who have been very supportive since Rowley died in 2016, are running the Brighton Marathon in Rowley's memory. I decided to help them with their fundraising by organising a bit of a woolly giveaway. I contacted some of my favourite yarny folk to ask if they might be able to donate a prize and I have been totally overwhelmed by people's generosity. Thank you so, so much to all the wonderfully generous people who have given a prize to help with our fundraising. 

Prizes have been arriving thick and fast and if you would like to be in with a chance of winning one of these amazing prizes, all you need to do is make a donation of £2 for the British Heart Foundation. 

Please make sure that you tick the box alongside 'I'm happy to be contacted by'so that if you're one of the winners, I can contact you to send you your prize. This is really important or I won't be able to get in touch with you. The giveaway is open world-wide, so please do enter. You never know, you could be one of the lucky ones! Prize winners will be selected by using a random number generator and the prizes will be allocated in the order listed below:

  1. Limited edition stitch saver and Ring0s donated by Fripperies & Bibelots
  2. Sheep project bag donated by Gilly Makes
  3. Two cakes of St Magnus DK yarn and a tote bag donated by Loop
  4. 2 skeins of yarn (including one handspun) donated by Babylonglegs
  5. Attic24 Cottage yarn pack in Stylecraft Special DK yarn donated by Stylecraft
  6. Voucher for Elemental e-Book donated by Woolly Wormhead
  7. Voucher for Circled e-Book donated by Woolly Wormhead
  8. Five skeins of Artesano 'Serena' yarn donated by Shiela Dixon of p2tog
  9. Skein of yarn donated by Debonnaire yarns
  10. Blanket kit for 'Emily's Epilogue' using Stylecraft yarns donated by Diss Yarn Shop
  11. Skein of yarn and a pencil donated by Devon Sun Yarns
  12. Little Box of Crochet box donated by Little Box of Crochet
  13. Large green apple project bag and stitch markers donated by Busy Pottering
  14. Large red apple project bag and stitch markers donated by Busy Pottering
  15. Small green apple project bag and stitch markers donated by Busy Pottering
  16. Small red apple project bag and stitch markers donated by Busy Pottering
  17. Small purple project bag and stitch markers donated by Busy Pottering
  18. Small chocolate pretzels project bag and stitch markers donated by Busy Pottering
  19. Large chocolate themed project bag with ceramic heart bead and stitch markers and West Yorkshire Spinners sock yarn selection box donated by Busy Pottering
  20. Small travel themed project bag and stitch markers donated by Busy Pottering
  21. Small Native American tents and foxes project bag and stitch markers donated by Busy Pottering
  22. Exclusive dyed skein, set of bamboo double pointed needles and teas donated by Cauldron of Colours
  23. 20 Euro voucher for her Ravelry shop donated by Melanie Berg
  24. Signed copy of 'Knit a Pair of Socks with Winwick Mum' donated by Christine Perry (Winwick Mum)
  25. Ball of Milburn 4ply yarn and project bag donated by Eden Cottage Yarns
  26. Three skeins of Devonia yarn, a project bag and shade card donated by John Arbon
  27. Skein of yarn and tote bag donated by Daughter of a Shepherd
  28. Two braids of Stinger fibre donated by Picperfic's Fluff-n-Stuff
  29. Skein of Koigu yarn and notions case donated by Skein Queen
  30. Sleepy sheep free motion stitched project bag donated by Poppy Treffry
  31. Never Ending Rainbow yarn donated by Fab Funky Fibres
  32. The Big One yarn skeins donated by Fab Funky Fibres
  33. Ball of purple merino and silk yarn donated by Norfolk Yarn
  34. Ball of russet merino and silk yarn donated by Norfolk Yarn
  35. Stitch London book donated by The Twisted Yarn
  36. A Stash of One's Own book donated by The Twisted Yarn
  37. Four balls of Rowan merino silk yarn donated by The Twisted Yarn
  38. Three balls of Millamia merino wool donated by The Twisted Yarn
  39. Shades of Lavender yarn skein, stitch marker and tea donated by CrafternoonTreats
  40. Midnight Sun yarn skein, stitch marker and tea donated by CrafternoonTreats
  41. Preen yarn skein, stitch marker and tea donated by CrafternoonTreats
  42. Voucher for pattern donated by Juliet Bernard
  43. Voucher for pattern donated by Juliet Bernard
  44. Corner to corner rainbow crochet baby blanket donated by The Patchwork Heart
  45. Scheepjes Whirl yarn cake donated by Lucia's Figtree
  46. Two Sirdar Colourwheel yarn cakes donated by Lucia's Figtree
  47. Twenty four mini Opal sock yarn balls donated by Lucia's Figtree
  48. Four skeins of sari yarn donated by Anne Schueler from Crochet Between Worlds
  49. Voucher for a pattern donated by Get Knotted Yarncraft
  50. Voucher for a pattern donated by Get Knotted Yarncraft
  51. Voucher for a pattern donated by Get Knotted Yarncraft
  52. Voucher for a pattern donated by Get Knotted Yarncraft
  53. Voucher for a pattern donated by Get Knotted Yarncraft
  54. Voucher for a pattern donated by Get Knotted Yarncraft
  55. Wee House brooch and key ring donated by Hand Knitted Things
  56. Complete set of Ravelry patterns donated by Zooty Owl
  57. Voucher for pattern donated by Annaboo's House
  58. Voucher for pattern donated by Annaboo's House
  59. Voucher for Stardust Melodies e-book donated by Polly Plum
  60. Voucher for Stardust Melodies e-book donated by Polly Plum
  61. Voucher for pattern donated by Cherryheart
  62. Voucher for pattern donated by Cherryheart
  63. Signed copy of Cute Crocheted Animals donated by Emma Varnam
  64. Sleepy Hedgehogs stitch markers from Fripperies & Bibelots donated by josiekitten
  65. Blue Sky Fibers Woolstok yarn kit donated by josiekitten
  66. Miniskeins set from the Natural Dye Studio donated by josiekitten
  67. Skein of Hedgehog Fibres merino yarn donated by josiekitten
  68. Two balls of WYS sock yarn donated by josiekitten
  69. Skein of Fyberspates Gleem lace yarn donated by josiekitten
  70. Two skeins of Socks Yeah! yarn donated by josiekitten
  71. Two balls of Arne & Carlos sock yarn and a set of KnitPro double pointed needles donated by josiekitten
  72. Skein of yarn and project bag donated by Julie Walters of Suffolk Socks
  73. Set of sparkly miniskeins and tote bag donated by Michael from Sparkleduck
  74. Crocheted shawl donated by Helen from Florahoneypot (please note the brooch in the photos is not included in the prize)
  75. Copy of Socks Yeah! Volume 1 donated by CoopKnits
  76. Lovebirds Tall Mia bag donated by ThreeBagsFull
  77. Pink Tulips Anna clutch bag donated by ThreeBagsFull
  78. Liberty Garnett Peach midi bag donated by ThreeBagsFull
  79. Hand turned crochet hook from HenPecked Hooks donated by Angela from Get Knotted Yarncraft
  80. Voucher for a pattern donated by Vera and Bess
  81. Voucher for a pattern donated by Vera and Bess
  82. Voucher for a pattern donated by Vera and Bess
  83. Voucher for a pattern donated by Vera and Bess
  84. Voucher for a pattern donated by Vera and Bess
  85. Assorted knitting notions donated by KnitPro
  86. Set of KnitPro Royale interchangeable knitting needles donated by KnitPro
  87. Yarn kit for Mystical Lanterns blanket donated by Jane Crowfoot
  88. Skein of Chappy Sock Yarn donated by Steph - Blooming Lovely
  89. Skein of Chappy Sock Yarn donated by Steph - Blooming Lovely



Prizes are still arriving so this list will be updated over the coming days. The giveaway will remain open for donations until Monday 30th April and the winners will be announced as soon as possible after that date.

I have also uploaded photos of all the prizes (except for the vouchers) so you can see just how amazing they are!

Thank you so much for for your donation. It means a huge amount to us all and will help the fight against heart disease.

Donating through JustGiving is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details are safe with JustGiving - they'll never sell them on or send unwanted emails. Once you donate, they'll send your money directly to the charity. So it's the most efficient way to donate - saving time and cutting costs for the charity.

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  • Stitch saver and RingOs stitch markers from Fripperies & Bibelots
  • Sheep project bag from Gilly Makes +66

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