Handicrafts and Hobbies

Class 82J
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 2008 Membership.
NOTE: Our theme this year is “OUR FAIR’S FOR EWE”. Please include where possible.


 PRIZES:      
Section First Second Third
1-10 $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. Best use of 2 or 3 coloured rovings, spun two (2) different ways for two different effects. Suitable for slippers or mitts. You'll need 2 skeins 25 yards, a 6"x6" sample or article.
  2. Using one of the following or blend of two (2) fibres do a 2-ply, 25 yard skein or  6"x6" sample or article. Suitable as a scarf i.e. mohair, Shetland, angora, merino. Name the fibre or fibres.
  3.   

    Spinning: Advanced

    Section:

  4. Spin a fibre of your choice to make a designer yarn suitable for a stole/scarf. Do a 25 yard, 2-ply or more, skein, a 6"x6" sample or article i.e. wool, silk, bamboo, ingeo (corn fibre). Use one fibre or blend of two. Name fibre or fibres.
  5. Pick one fibre of your choice, do a 25 yard skein of each of the following  - (1). single ply, (2). 2-ply yard, (3). 3-ply or more plies using regular plying, Navajo or cable plying. Must be suitable for a hat or toque.
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    Spinning: Open

    Section:

  7. A 2-ply yarn of your choice suitable for legwarmers or mitts. Do a 25 yard skein, a 6"x6" sample or an article. Article may be started or finished. Name the fibre. 
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    Weaving: Beginners

    Section:

  9. Tablerunner - Your choice of width, length, colour, done in the Log Cabin technique.
  10. Placemats (2) to match your favourite mug. Warp 2/8 cotton, weft-fabric. Placemats not to exceed 14"x22" finished. Place mug with entry. 
  11.   

    Weaving: Advanced

    Section:

  12. Placemats (2), Overshot - any pattern. Colour of your choice. Size 14"x22" finished. 
  13. Luncheon cloth, not to exceed 40"x40". Warp 2/8 cotton in 4 colours. Weft of your choice but in same 4 colours. Technique of your choice. Name fibre and technique.
  14.     

    Weaving: Open

    Section:

  15. Yardage. Your choice of fibre and technique. Minimum of 2.5 yards, width of your choice. Name fibres. Include a picture of the pattern with your weaving.
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