Saturday, November 25, 2006

The Starting...

So I havnt talked about this at all so this mightcome as a little surprise but I'm doing the Aids Life Cycle this summer. For those of you that don't know what it is here is the link http://www.aidslifecycle.org/.

I'm going to be sending out emails to some podcasting divas tat I know to get the word out that I'm doing this and starting a new blog to document my training and fundraising.

After I sign up I have to raise $2,500 to be able to ride those 545 miles.

I have some spinners sending in some handspun to be pt up for sale, a few huge prints by a local photographer in the indianapolis area, of course some hand knit goodies from my knitting freinds, my mom is giving me a huge X stitched work and my grandmother is making me a quilt. I think i have some dyers giving me stuff too, and not to mention brooklyn Michelle * mohs knits* is sending me some patterns to knit up and sell. So as you can see the donations are as varoius as the people giving them to me.


I'm also putting up a donation button for those that dont have the tiem to make soemthing but still want to help. I'll take ANY amount but id like to get $25 per donation. I know that sounds like alot but when you think about it that's one ball of sock yarn. When you think about it at the end of the week which would be beter knowing that you did...donating $25 to a cause that could cure a panedimic....or knitting another pair of socks....

*or you can send the yarn this way so we can knit up donations*

Any help you can give me would rock. I'll leave the choice up to you.

But in fun knitting news my LYS is having a knit in tonight were we knit all night in the shop. Oh yea I'mm excited. I think I'mm going to make a new hedgehog tonight lol

fun times! the new blog is onemiledown.blogspot.com

6 comments:

CynCyn said...

what a great cause to cycle for... but when is it? i hope you can train indoors during the winter.

KnitXcorE said...

more hedgehogs??? i can't w8!!!!

Knitting Magic Girl said...

Have you thought about doing a contest to help raise some money? You could put names in a pot for whoever donated and then draw for some prizes. I'll donate to you on Friday when I get paid, and I'll put up a post on my blog about it tomorrow. I'll donate some handspun yarn for a prize if you want? I've been wanting to spin up this red roving I've had lying around after all!

Anonymous said...

What sort of bike do you have. I'm a bike whore :)

Stariel said...

Hey dude! I'd be willing to knit or spin a little something for you. Would you rather have handspun or a knitted item? And if so what?

Shoot me an email. :)

Grace said...

Hi Krys! I'd be happy to send you some handspun from the stash. Email me your address-- grace@santacruzhandspun.com. Could you put up a link to the etsy shop so I can re-post it on my blog? Happy training!