Raffle Raffle Raffle

The background of the blanket is a beautiful slate gray with the patterns ranging in colors from garnet, coral, hints of deep pink, rust, persimmon, golden brown, and a few flecks of chartreuse. The rich jewel tones are warm and vibrant while maintaining a quiet beauty. We are grateful to Paula Sullivan for knitting and donating this incredible gift to the Christian Community for our Advent Fair fundraiser.

The knitting pattern itself is adapted from the Mitered Crosses Blanket by designer Kay Gardiner, who was inspired by the Modern Crosses Quilt by quilter Susan Beal. The blanket combines two techniques—mitering and log cabin—to make a knitted interpretation of a log cabin quilt.

The sale of the raffle tickets for this wonderful blanket starts on Tuesday, October 20. Each ticket costs only $5 and you can acquire them:

  • In person, from Tuesday to Saturday after the service (around 9:45) and Sunday at 12 P.M. from Luis González.
  • By mail, ordering them first through email to Deborah Sternin at deborahsternin@gmail.com. In your order you need to specify:
    • Number of $5.00 tickets you want to receive.
    • Address where they will be mailed to.
    • Contact phone number.

Then you will need to send a check made out to The Christian Community with the amount to pay for your raffle tickets to the following address: 10030 Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks, CA 95628. As soon as we receive your check, we will mail your tickets. You can place your orders until Thursday, December 10.

This gorgeous Mitered Crosses Blanket is knitted with Noro Silk Garden and Noro Silk Garden Solo yarns: 45% Silk, 45% Mohair, 10% Wool.   Dimensions: 65″x 65”

You can also pick up at the church tickets to sell to your friends, colleagues, family, …  You will receive an envelope with a picture of the blanket, a description of it and, the number of tickets you want to sell. You will need to bring back the money, and the remaining tickets that you could not sell by Sunday, December 13 at the latest.

We will draw the winning number for the prize on Sunday December 20 through a gathering on Zoom (time still to be determined). You will be able to purchase tickets in person at the church until that day.

For questions, please call Luis González at (818) 288-4189.

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