Monday, January 4, 2010

winner of the 52 week challenge kal!

it's been a long 52 weeks for some of our blog members who have been playing our 52 week challenge kal. we started with 19 contenders and ended with 9 wonderful people who managed to complete at least one project each month for the entire year. i bow to your greatness!

congrats to bianca, brenda, cathy, debi, jody, kadezmom, lorraine, maz, and peacockmom! each and every one of you deserves to win the grand prize but unfortunately, there can be only one winner. dr laura has the prize package of 52 items (one item for each week of the year 2009) packed and ready to go. using the old "names in a hat" trick, the grand prize goes to (major drum roll here):






are you ready?



adrienne! (oops! wrong person)
i am such a tease =P




a huge congratulations to her! Yeah! WAHOOO! way to go!!!!!!!! cheering from the crowd!

but wait, i have more good news! dr. laura feels that you all deserve a prize! so i need all 9 finishers to email me at

carefreekal at gmail dot com

with a mailing address. i will send the list on to dr. laura who will be sending each of you a surprise!

a huge thank you to laura for providing all the prizes for this "challenging" kal! thank you to all of you who participated. i applaud your efforts!


debi's place said...

Congrats Cathy. Way to go.

Thanks for the extra surprise.

I think we are all winners here.

peacockmom said...

Congrats to Cathy from way down under. How fun! Many thanks to Dr. Laura as always. I agree we are ALL winners by being in this KAL. So many nice people and projects + lots of inspiration to try new things. :)

Cathy said...

Oh my goodness!!! I am so excited, this made my day! I can't believe I didn't check this blog yesterday, but I was so surprised to check today and see that I had won the 52 week challenge!!!

Thank you to all the blog organizers and all the participants who helped encourage me to accept the challenge! This group is the BEST!!!

I have already begun the 12/12/12 challenge for 2010 and have cast on 2 sock projects with CPY yarn - need to post pics!


jdhforjc said...

Yeah! Congratulations!

kadezmom said...

Alright Cathy!!!!! Will you post a pic of your loot?!? I'm so happy for you!

Cathy said...

Thanks everyone!!! I will definitely post pics of my prizes when they arrive. This is so exciting!!!

Brenda - Owlsrook said...

Congratulations Cathy!!! The 52 week challenge was a lot of fun, with so many wonderful projects posted. Looking forward to seeing all the new projects for 2010.

Brenda (Owlsrook)

maz said...

Congratulations to Cathy!

Don´t forget to show your prizes. I am sure you will be overwhelmed because L is always good for surprises like this:-)

I haven´t been around for only 2 days and look what´s happening.

It was so much fun to do this year long KAL and all who participated are winners as we all shared our happiness when knitting.

Thanks to all of you and let´s have another fine year knitting!