Competitions

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FLEECE COMPETITION

There are a great variety of types of fleece. For judging, they are placed in different groups according to color, white or natural colored, and grade, or fiber diameter, into fine, medium or long wools. There will also be a purebred class for each breed where the fleece is judged according to breed standards.

There were over 100 entries in the 2015 Fleece Competition.

Superintendent: Carolyn Barsness
Judge: Linsey Carey
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FELTING COMPETITION

Coordinator:  Pam Pearce
Judge:  Robbin Firth from Heartfelt Silk

Show off your felted projects!

CATEGORIES:

  • Division 1: needle felted
  • Division 2: wet-felted
  • Division 3: knitted or crochet and fulled

CONTEST RULES:

  1. The felter’s name, address, phone # and email address must be affixed to the item.
  2. The entry fee is $5 per item.
  3. A limit of one entry per division per person may be submitted.
  4. Judging will take place on Saturday morning.
  5. Entries should be brought to the contest area in Building A on Saturday morning between 9:00 and 11:00 am and must stay on exhibit until 3:00 p.m. Sunday.
  6. Mail Entries in advance to:    2192 Highway 63  Deer Park, WI  54007
    Questions:  Email  Hilltop2192@gmail.com

Disclaimer: We will do our best to secure your entries, but Shepherd’s Harvest is not responsible for lost or stolen items.


SKEIN COMPETITION

Coordinator: TBD
Judges:

CATEGORIES:

  • Division 1:Fine
  • Division 2:Sport/Worsted
  • Division 3:Bulky
  • Division 4:Novelty

CONTEST RULES:

  • The spinner’s name, address, phone number,  and email address must be affixed to the item.
  • Skeins must be 2 or more ounces in weight, and in order to be judged, the yarn should be wound on a 1-1/2 to 2-yard niddy-noddy and gently figure-eight tied in four places.
  • The entry fee is $5 per item.
  • A limit of one entry per division per person may be submitted.
  • Judging will be on Saturday morning.
  • Skeins must stay on exhibit until 3 p.m. on Sunday afternoon.

Submission: You may submit your skeins at the Festival on Saturday morning from 9 to 11 a.m.  Skeins should be brought to the contest area in Building A.  Skeins may also be submitted by mail until May 1.  Skeins submitted by mail must be picked up at the festival.

Include your e-mail address for receipt confirmation.

Disclaimer: We will do our best to secure your entries, but Shepherd’s Harvest is not responsible for lost or stolen items.


 

 

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