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Wool

Department U 01 - 03

Assisted by Whatcom Weavers Guild and Spindrifters

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Assisted by Whatcom Weavers Guild and Spindrifters

OPEN CLASS ENTRIES WILL BE JUDGED WITH A 1ST, 2ND, OR 3RD PLACING.
4-H & FFA MAY ENTER, ENTRIES BE JUDGED BY THE DANISH SYSTEM. PLEASE ENTER IN DEPARTMENT 1 or 2.

1. All entries are to be the work of the exhibitor. Superintendent has the right to accept or refuse any entry.

2. Entries can be placed on-line through Monday prior to the fair (one week). All entries will be accepted between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Rotary Building on the Friday before the fair. On-line entries must also be brought to that location in during those times.

3. Entries may also be dropped off at Northwest Yarns, 1401 Commercial Street, Bellingham 98225 (360)738-0167 by noon the Thursday prior to the Fair. These entries must have an entry tag attached to each entry and be clearly marked with the DIVISION, CLASS, and LOT number they are entered in. Entries without this information will NOT be judged. Exhibitors with large or numerous entries are encouraged to deliver their own items during the Friday entry times (see #2). The Northwest Washington Fair, and Northwest Yarns are not responsible for items left at this location other than to hold them for transport.

4. Exhibits must be picked up Sunday from noon to 2 p.m. On Monday the buildings remain open for cleaning and there is NO Security available. Items dropped off at Northwest Yarn will be returned there.

5. No entry fees will be required and no free admission will be issued.

6. Any wool item completed in the last 2 years and not previously shown at the Northwest WA Fair is eligible. No kit items. All articles entered must be handcrafted - acceptable methods are weaving, knitting, crochet, felt, and other fiber processes. (Class B needs to be handspun by exhibitor

7. All entries must be at least 75% of any combination of animal fiber, ie… Wool, Alpaca, Mohair, Llama, Angora, etc. Remaining 25% can be other fibers.

8. All entries will be Judged and Exhibited. Emphasis will be on quality, originality, design, intended functions, and in the case of garments, drape and wearability.

9. Include hanger or other suitable method of displaying with your entry. All containers or other related items used to transport or store entries should be clearly marked with the name of the exhibitor and description of item.

10. One entry per lot. Attach 3X5 card WITHOUT YOUR NAME for the judge, describing fiber content, if this is a class project or original design, briefly anything you feel may be pertinent to the creation or end use of your item. We recommend using a computer printer for doing this

11. Limit of 12 entries per person depending on space availability.


*NEW for 2017* - If feasible, please make a 4" square sample of your work and include it with your item. This will give the public a chancer to touch a sample without risk of damage to your piece.

DEPARTMENT 01 - JUNIOR (12 AND UNDER)
DEPARTMENT 02 - INTERMEDIATE (13 THROUGH 18)
DEPARTMENT 03 - ADULT (OVER 18)

DIVISION A - SHEEP FLEECE

DO NOT TIE FLEECE. ROLL FLEECE AND PLACE IN LARGE CLEAR PLASTIC BAG.
MUST BE SHORN DURING CURRENT SHEARING SEASON. Identify breed.

A Best of Class will be awarded in each Division for Lots 1-3 and 4-6.


PREMIUMS: 6.00 5.00 4.00
CLASS NUMBER
1. Fine
2. Medium
3. Long


DIVISION A - OTHER FIBER

PREMIUMS: 6.00 5.00 4.00
CLASS NUMBER
4. Alpaca
5. Llama
6. Mohair
7. Angora
8. Other (please specify species)


DIVISION B – CRAFTED FROM HANDSPUN ANIMAL FIBER
(natural colors or hand dyed)


PREMIUMS: 6.00 5.00 4.00
CLASS NUMBER

1. Blanket or afghan, knit or crochet

8. Sweater, woman

2. Blanket or afghan, woven

9. Sweater set, baby

3. Jacket or coat

10. Tapestry, large

4. Rug

11. Vest, Man

5. Shawl, poncho, ruana

12. Vest, woman

6. Sweater, child

13. Woven garment

7. Sweater, man

14. Yardage, salvage visible, identify intended usage

15. Other miscellaneous

PREMIUMS: 4.00 2.50 1.50
CLASS NUMBER

16. Doll or Doll clothes

24. Purse

17. Fashion accessory

25. Scarf

18. Fingerless gloves

26. Sock, adult

19. Gloves or mittens

27. Sock, child

20. Hat, adult

28. Slippers, adult

21. Hat, child/baby

29. Slippers, child

22. Hat and scarf

30. Table linens

23. Pillow

31. Tapestry or Wall hanging, small

32. Other miscellaneous item

DIVISION C - CRAFTED FROM COMMERCIAL SPUN ANIMAL FIBER

PREMIUMS: 6.00 5.00 4.00
CLASS NUMBER

1. Blanket or afghan, knit or crochet

8. Sweater, man

2. Blanket or afghan, woven

9. Sweater, woman

3. Jacket or coat

10. Sweater set, baby

4. Rug

11. Tapestry, large

5. Scarf

12. Vest

6. Shawl, poncho, ruana

13. Woven garment

7. Sweater, child

14. Yardage, salvage visible, identify intended usage

15. Other miscellaneous

PREMIUMS: 4.00 2.50 1.50
CLASS NUMBER

16. Doll or Doll clothes

24. Purse

17. Fashion accessory

25. Sock, adult

18.Fingerless gloves

26. Sock, child

19. Gloves or mittens

27. Slippers, adult

20. Hat, adult

28. Slippers, child

21. Hat, child/baby

29. Table lines

22. Hat and scarf

30. Tapestry or Wall hanging, small

23. Pillow

31. Other miscellaneous item


DIVISION D - HANDSPUN YARNS – 100 % handspun
*MUST include a minimum 50 yard skein with label attached, including fiber content (i.e. sheep, llama, alpaca, mohair, or other)
*Yard must be 100% handspun except lots 9 – 12
*Skein must be tied with 3 to 4 figure 8 ties and twisted for ease of handling

PREMIUMS: 2.50 2.00 1.50
CLASS NUMBER

1. Single ply – fine

7. 3 or 4 ply specialties - Knitting or Weaving

2. Single ply – medium

8. Novelties - fine

3. Single ply – heavy

9. Novelties - medium

4. Two or three ply – fine

10. Novelties - heavy

5. Two or three ply – medium

11. Natural dye lot

6. Two or three ply – heavy

12. Other than classified


DIVISION E - WOOL EQUIPMENT (HANDMADE)

PREMIUMS: 4.00 3.00 2.50
CLASS NUMBER
1. Large Article

PREMIUMS: 2.50 2.00 1.50
CLASS NUMBER
2. Small article

DIVISION F - ART PROJECTS (INCORPORATING WOOL)

PREMIUMS: 4.00 3.00 2.50
CLASS NUMBER
1. Large Article

PREMIUMS: 2.50 2.00 1.50
CLASS NUMBER
2. Small Article


DIVISION G - FELTED FROM FLEECE
DIVISION H - FELTED FROM YARN

For both classes use lots below

PREMIUMS: 4.00 3.00 2.50
CLASS NUMBER

1. Jacket

4. Three dimensional over 15”

2. Rug

5. Miscellaneous, large

3. Vest

PREMIUMS: 2.50 2.00 1.50
CLASS NUMBER

6. Scarves

11. Mittens

7. Foot wear

12. Purse

8. Hat

13. Toy animals, dolls

9. Home décor – table runner, etc

14. Three dimension, under 15”

10. Jewelry

15. Miscellaneous, small


DIVISION I - FIBER RELATED EDUCATIONAL POSTER
Educational poster on some aspect of fiber and/or its use.

PREMIUMS: 4.00 3.00 2.00
CLASS NUMBER
1. Youth
2. Adult


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Raw Fleece Form

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