Handicrafts and Hobbies cont'd

Spinning and Weaving


Committee: Judi Meadows (Chair) 519-463-5463, Elaine Campbell, Linda Clare, Diane Helmuth, Noreen Jones, Norma Mordue, Judy Shaw, Jean Shoemaker, Laura Taylor, Jane Van Weerdhuizen, Eileen Wilson

Entries close at 11:30 a.m. on the first day of the Fair and must be in place by 12:00 Noon and remain until 3:30 p.m. on Sunday.
ALL EXHIBITS MUST BE THE WORK OF THE EXHIBITOR AND MUST HAVE BEEN DONE IN THE LAST 2 YEARS.
Judges of this class are authorized by the directors of the Society to disqualify all old, soiled and defaced work, and instructed to award prizes to new and up-to-date work. In case of no competition, unless the work is worthy, the prize money will be withheld.

ORGANIZATIONS SHOWING A DISPLAY MUST ENTER IN THE OPEN CLASSES.
All exhibitors must have a 2009 Membership.
NOTE: Our theme this year is “HORSIN' AROUND AT THE FAIR”. Please include where possible.


 PRIZES:      
Section 1st 2nd 3rd
120-124 $6.00 $4.00 $3.00
125 $10.00 $6.00 $4.00
126-131 $6.00 $4.00 $3.00


Note: Judges are to judge skein of yarn. Article does not have to be completed.

Spinning: Beginners

Section

  1. Spin a 3 ply yarn using 3 colours suitable for socks or leg warmers. 25 yard skein and 6"x6" sample or article. Name the fibre(s).
  2. Blend of one wool and one luxury fibre and spin into a 2 ply yarn suitable for a toque. 25 yard skein and 6"x6" sample or article. Name the fibres.
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    Spinning: Advanced

    Section

  4. Spin a 2 ply yarn suitable for a cushion cover using 1 ply protein fibre (animal) and 1 ply vegetable fibre (plant). 25 yard skein and 6"x6" sample or article. Name the fibres.
  5. Create a 3 ply yarn using 1 ply each of metallic, Shetland and alpaca suitable for a scarf. 25 yard skein and 6"x6" sample or article.
  6. Create a 2 ply yarn using 25% recycled fibre and 75% wool of your choice. 10 yard skein and name the fibres.
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    Spinning: Open

    Section

  8. Use a fibre raised within 150 km of Drumbo to create a 2 ply yarn suitable for a scarf or shawl. 25 yard skein and 6"x6" sample or article. Name the fibre and where raised. Sponsored by Judi Meadows.  
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    Weaving: Beginners

    Section

  10. Hand towel fo 100% cotton and maximum size of 16"x28". Name the weave structure.
  11. Table runner made of tencel, bamboo or mercerized cotton. Minimum width 14" and maximum width 25". Minimum length 25" and maximum length 60". Name the weave structure and fibre(s).
  12. 2 pot holders woven from old clothing. Name what the clothing was. 
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    Weaving: Advanced

    Section

  14. Tea towel and matching dish cloth woven in point twill or rosepath using a minimum of 3 colours. Must be a minimum of 50% cotton. Name the fibre(s) and weave structure. 
  15. Shawl using a sett of 20 e.p.i. and not to exceed 20"x70" plus fringe. Name the fibre(s) and weave structure.    
  16. Weaving: Open

    Section

  17. Luxury scarf using one or more of tencel, silk, rayon or bamboo. Maximum length of 70" plus fringe. Name the fibre(s) and weave structure.
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