Sunday, September 12, 2010

State Fair: Results

So State Fair season is over, and of the five items that I entered in Textiles, these are the winners:

Third place for my Twist and Shout cardigan -- yes, the same one that took Best of Show in the county fair. But oh, ya shoulda seen the one that took first! Mmm, mmm! Also, first place each for a skein of handspun pygora and handspun 3-ply wool, and second place for a skein of handspun quiviut.

Not only did I walk away with ribbons, but I also walked away with a premium for the best beginner handspinner: a nice hank of hand-dyed merino:

All in all, a pretty decent haul. Of course I'm already scanning the premium book and laying out plans for next year, listing more than I could possibly knit in that time. Some folks drive themselves batty trying to fit all the Christmas knitting in. Me, I seem to be well on my way to driving myself batty trying to fit all the State Fair knitting in. Something about those ribbons makes one go, "Yeah, I'll bet I could win in that category, too! And that, and that other thing, and..."


Sarah {The Student Knitter} said...

congratulations!! Everything is beautiful!

Caffeine Girl said...

Congratulations. You have picked up the spinning thing quickly, so it's nice to see you rewarded!

Sara said...



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