The Garden State Sheep and Wool Festival was held on September 11th & 12th this year. I drove over on Saturday for the morning to enter 2 fleeces and 2 skeins for the competitions. I had a great time – the weather was beautiful and I got to meet up with some friends and talk with them.
I entered my yarn in the Novice division of the skein competition since I’ve been spinning less than 1 year. My woolen Shetland yarn got 2nd place, while my worsted Merino yarn placed 4th! I’m very happy and excited about that.
I also entered 2 fleeces in the wool show. They didn’t place, but they both got a score of 81 (out of 100). And they both scored a 10 for my skirting… that was encouraging!
Woohoo! Congrats Kim…way to go!! Jen
Thanks Jen! I’ve been trying to keep up with your blog. Sounds like you’ve had an busy summer.
Congrats Kim!!! Great job!!
I am so proud of you. I love reading about what you are up to. Is it ok if I forward your link to a few friends and family – I think they may like reading about your lifestyle – they may even be open to trying some of your ideas.
Thanks, Jodi! You can definately share with them.