Competitions

Skein Competition

Prizes : Prizes in all categories will be paid in “Sheep Bucks”, redeemable at all vendors, only during Sheep in the City 2017.
Cost: Entries are $2.00 per skein.
There will be five categories of skeins in the Skein Competition:

  • Lace weight- Minimum of 1 oz
  • Sport weight- Minimum of 3 oz
  • Worsted weight- Minimum 4 oz
  • Bulky/ Chunky Weight- Minimum of 4 oz
  • Novelty- no minimum/ maximum weight.  There are some very special techniques that are possible and wild and crazy that the skein may be under 1 oz or over 4 oz.  The crazier the better!

Best in Show-

 Our judge loves to see the best of the Best and super cool exceptional pieces of work.  Go for it!

Rules:

  1. All Skeins must be entered by 12:30 pm Saturday, Judging will be at 1 pm. Prizes will be announced at 3 pm Saturday.
  2. No swatches required
  3. Make sure your skein is well balanced, a good skein won’t twist back on itself when held up in a single loop
  4. Do not talk to the judge while judging, or show your skein to the judge ahead of time.  Judge must remain impartial, and your skein will be disqualified.
  5. You may enter only one skein into any one category.
  6. Judge has the right to switch skein Categories if deemed appropriate and beneficial to the skein
  7. Skeins may be weighed, make certain you have the minimum amount there!
  8. All skeins must have a label provided at the registration table. No other marking should appear on the skein.
  9. The most important thing to remember is to HAVE FUN!

Prizes : Prizes in all categories will be paid in “Sheep Bucks”, redeemable at all vendors, only during Sheep in the City 2017.

Cost: Entries are $2.00 per skein.

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