Tour de Fleece 2018

Welcome to The Batty Stashers!! STASH is officially a part of the Tour de Fleece 2018! All spinning peeps are welcome to join, whether your weapon of choice is a wheel or a spindle. We’ve got some sweet prizes lined up for our spinners, check out the rules to find out how to qualify!!

Rules for The Batty Stashers:

  • Fibre used for the Tour de Fleece must be purchased from STASH. If you need to stock up on some sweet, sweet fibre, pop into our location in Calgary at 1237 9th Avenue SE, in the heart of Inglewood, and enhance your Stash!! For those out of towners, we do offer phone orders as well!! Call (403) 457-0766 for more info.
  • We encourage you to spin at least 15 minutes per day!! Spin any type of yarn from any type of fibre that tickles your spinning fancy! We will have special challenge days on Tuesday July 17th, and on Wednesday July 25th, so plan to step outside your comfort zone those days and share your adventures with the team.
  • We totally get that sharing your progress every day may not happen. So in order to qualify for prizes, you will need to post at least 3 times during the race. And more is totally awesome! Spinners of all ages are encouraged to join, so we will moderate for content – let’s keep it PG folks!

Sweet Sweet Prizes!!

At the end of the race, we will draw names from all qualifying participants. This year, prizes are:

  • 1st Place/Grand Prize – A $100 Gift Card to Stash Needle Art Lounge!! Woot!!
  • 2nd Place & 3rd Place – One Braid of Sweet Georgia Yarns fibre for each place!!
  • 4th Place – A One of a Kind Art Batt from Lily & Pine Fibre Arts!!

We will be adding more prizes closer to the start of the race, so stay tuned!

How do I sign up??

To join The Batty Stashers, all you need to do is post in STASH’s Tour de Fleece forum on Ravelry to let us know. Easy! Just write a quick post saying “I’m in!”, and feel free to share your personal goals for the Race.

Remember, the Tour de Fleece is all about getting your spinning mojo going, and having fun – you get out what you put in! Share your progress with us, your successes and your struggles, so we can all cheer each other on!!

Join Us!!

STASH will be hosting a spin-in for all members of The Batty Stashers on Friday July 13th at 6:30pm at the store! Bring your wheel or spindle, and get to know other spinners in your area. More deets will be released closer to the date.

If you have any questions, drop a line to biffer42, your Team Captain, and she’ll get back to you as soon as she can. And Happy Spinning!!



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