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To promote the beauty and versatility of wool fabrics and yarns.
To encourage personal creativity in sewing, knitting and crocheting with wool fabrics and yarns.
To recognize creative skills.
To develop life skills, including: being responsible for one's self, being a good sport, accepting judge's decisions, and learning about and appreciating diversity.
WHO CAN ENTER?
Preteens, age 12 and under
Juniors, ages 13-16
Seniors, ages 17-24
Adults, age 25 and older
The category you enter will be determined by your age as of December 31 of entry year.
Anyone regardless of race, creed or sex who meets age and other guidelines may participate. Contestants must select, construct and model their own garments. Made for others entries: the intended wearer must model garments.
WHAT FABRICS/YARNS CAN I USE?
100% wool or wool blend (minimum of 60% wool or specialty fiber) for each fashion fabric or yarn used. Specialty wool fibers include mohair, cashmere, alpaca, camel, llama and vicuna.
The entire garment body (back, front and sleeves) must be wool or wool-blend fabric.
From an industry report, here is an hour and half Webinar, presented by the American Sheep Industry Association, working with its Rebuild the Sheep Industry iniative. They received funding support from the Nastional Sheep Industry Improvement Center. http://growourflock.org/resources