2022 Handcrafted Items & Skein Contest

Cash Premiums will be paid: 1st Place $15 – 2nd Place $10 – 3rd Place $5

Handspun Skeins – Categories: Wool, Camelid, Angora, Other, Novelty

Large Wearable Items – Knit, Crochet, Woven (e.g. Shawls, Sweaters, Vests, Ponchos, Skirts…)

Small Wearable Items – Knit, Crochet, Woven (e.g. Hats, Headbands, Socks, Scarves, Gloves, Mitts, Mittens, Wristlets, Handbags…)

Non -Wearable Items – Knit, Crochet, Woven (e.g. Stuffed Animals, Dolls, Toys, Table runners, Wall Hangings, Baskets…)

Felted Items – 2-D or 3-D Wet Felting or Needle Felting ~No Entry Fee~-No Entry Fee-

HANDSPUN SKEIN RULES:

Skeins must be finished (i.e. washed, steamed) and securely tied in four places using a figure eight tie. Skeins must be 1 to 2 yards in circumference and consist of at least 50 yards of yarn, except novelty yarn where a minimum of 15 yards is permitted. Skeins should be a balanced yarn.

May be natural colored or dyed. All skein entries must have been completed since the 2021 festival and must be the work of the entrant. Limit: One entry per contestant for each skein category.

LARGE WEARABLE ITEMS RULES:

All entries must be completed after the 2021 festival and must be the work of the entrant. May be knit, crochet or woven and made with handspun, mill-spun or commercial yarn(s) but that must be listed on the entry card. Contestants may enter up to 3 Items in this category, but they may not be the same type of item. Eample: A contestant may enter a sweater, shawl and vest, but may not enter 2 sweaters. If 5 or more of a type of item is entered by 5 or more exhibitors those will be pulled into a category of their own to compete.

​SMALL WEARABLE ITEMS RULES:

All entries must be completed since the 2021 and must be the work of the entrant. May be knit, crochet or woven and made with handspun, millspun or commercial yarn(s) but that must be listed on the entry card. Contestants may enter up to 3 Items in this category, but they may not be the same type of item. Eample: A contestant may enter a scarf, mittens and pair of socks, but may not enter 2 hats. If 5 or more of a type of item is entered by 5 or more exhibitors those will be pulled into a category of their own to compete.

FELTED ITEMS RULES:

All Felted entries must be completed since the 2021 festival and must be the work of the entrant. May be made in 2-D or 3-D Wet Felting or Needle Felting techniques with any fiber. Additional materials may be included, but 75% of the work must be natural fiber-based. Print out & attach completed entry tag with fiber content and techniques used to create your project. Contestants may enter one item in this category. If 5 or more of a type (2-D, 3-D Wet felted or Needle felted) is entered by 5 or more exhibitors those will be pulled into a category of their own to compete.

A NOTE ABOUT YOUTH ENTRIES

If there are enough youth entries in a class, they will be divided into a separate division.

(Youth entries are 17 years and under.)

~NEW “FESTIVAL to FESTIVAL” CONTEST 2022~

Project made with Fleece, Fiber or Yarn purchased at the 2021 Festival

If you purchased a Fleece, Fiber (roving, batts…) or Yarn from any of our Vendors, Fleece Sale or Breed Display Shepherds. You were to receive a completed Proof of Purchase form from the seller. Because this is the first year, if you misplaced the form or did not receive one we will have an affidavit statement form for you to list which vendor you purchased from. Items made should be entered in any of the listed contest categories at the 2022 Endless Mountains Fiber Festival, they will then be judged in a separate festival to festival category.

Contest Rules & Entry Form

CONGRATULATIONS to ALL the 2021 WINNERS!

2021 Skein & Garment Contest Entries

2019 Winners: Skeins – Wool 1st Place: Julie Perry – Towanda, PA 2nd Place: Tara Airel – Mayfield, PA 3rd Place: Pam Potts – Mount Joy, PA

Skeins – Camelid 1st Place: Julie Perry – Towanda, PA 2nd Place: Pam Potts – Mount Joy, PA

Skeins – Novelty 1st Place: Tara Airel- Mayfield, PA 2nd Place: Terry Hornung – Waymart, PA

Skeins – Any Other Fiber 1st Place: Julie Perry – Towanda, PA

Bags Any Technique 1st Place: Terry Hornung – Waymart, PA 2nd Place: Amy Jones – Susquehanna, PA 3rd Place: Diane C. Petro – Bethlehem, PA

Shawl – Knit 1st Place: Colleen Anderson – Endicott, NY 2nd Place – Pam Potts – Mount Joy, PA 3rd Place – Gabriela Weinfurter – Dallastown, PA

Shawl – Crochet 1st Place: Terry Hornung, Waymart, PA

Hat – Knit 1st Place: Moria Norris- Jeffersonville, NY

Hat – Crochet 1st Place: Terry Hornung, Waymart, PA

Hat – Felted No Entries