Tuesday, July 14, 2009

The Chicken Whisperer -- and the People -- Have Spoken . . . And We Have Our Winners!

We first want to send out an Extra Large, no, a JUMBO size thank you to everyone who participated. You all put in many hours and so much imagination and skill to create chickens beyond our imagining. Not a paltry poultry among them! We know the children at Egleston will be thrilled when they see these masterpieces in the next few weeks. Read on for the results of the decision of Andy the Chicken Whisperer and our People's Choice Award.

Just as one can't rush that first egg laid by one's chickens (Kim is STILL waiting for Egg-ero Uno from her girls), one must be patient for the sensibilities of the Chicken Whisperer to manifest. After long and very difficult deliberation, Andy has arrived at his decision.

THE GRAND PRIZE WINNER OF THE
KNITCH KNIT-A-CHICKEN-FOR-CHARITY
CONTEST IS:
(drum roll please) . .
.


Sally Eggstein and Her Offspring
by Gay Lynn Barson


As those of you who have seen all of these egg-straordinary creations can appreciate, and as fabulous as Sally Eggstein certainly is, the decision was a grueling one to make. So Andy insisted that he had to name four runners-up as well. They are, in alphabetical order:

Call Me Chicken
by a Friend in California




Chicken a la King!
by Diana Thomas




Chicken of the Sea
by Kate Jordan




Polly Pull-it
by Charles Gandy



The Grand Prize winner, Gay Lynn Barson, receives a $25 per month credit at Knitch for a year! Runners-up, you have a Special Prize awaiting you at the shop.

AND NOW FOR THE PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD
(another drum roll please):

Chicken of the Sea
by Kate Jordan


Congratulations Kate! You've won a $50 Knitch Gift Card.

4 comments:

kjordan201 said...

I'm so thrilled to be a runner up and to have won the people's choice award!! Thanks very much, Knitch! All the chickens were amazing - I am honored to have been part of such a creative group.

Knitch said...

We're thrilled for you, Kate. And your chicken truly is sp-egg-tacular!

Anabel Fournier said...

They all look wonderful!!!! Love the embellishments used on each of them. Congrats to you all!

Knit Witch said...

YAY!! Congrats to all the winners!