Saturday, November 5, 2016

First or Second and A Surprise At Fairs!

Here is a group shot.  All the items with their ribbons at Arizona State Fair.

Here is a group shot with all the ribbons from Arizona State Fair and Cochise County Fair.

This shawl got First place at County and Second Place at State.  Yarn:  Alisha Goes Around Panoply of Peacocks Fingering in Mark Anthony.  Pattern:

Ever year I knit up one of my hand spun yarns into a shawl to enter the next year's Fairs.  This was last years First place winning yarn and I got Best Spinner for it.  I got First place at State and County.  Yarn:  JulieSpins Merino Yak Silk in Colonial.  Pattern:

I got First place at State and County for this test knit hat.  Yarn:  The Verdant Gryphon Traveller in Hot Pink ELC and  madelinetosh DK Twist in Carnation

This was another sort of test knit.  It's was knitted in my hand spun yarn.  It got First at County and Second at State.  Yarn:  Wool Gathering July 2013 Fiber Adventure Club and JulieSpins Targhee in Glacier.  Pattern:

This won Best in Show at State and First Place.  It was also First place at County.  Into The Whirled 50/30/20 Alpaca/Merino/Silk Blended Top in Sentinel.

This won First place at State and County.  Bee Mice Elf BFL Top in Nile.

This only got First place at County and nothing at State.  It's Loop!
Self Striping Spontaneous Spinning Roving BULLSEYE Bump in Quantum Leap.

Here is my bag of ribbons.  I had to get a bigger bag to put them in.  I've been entering the County Fair since 2013 and Arizona State since 2014.

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