Annual Skein Contest

The New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Festival may have been canceled, but we have decided to hold the Annual Skein Contest by MAIL!


Each skein will be judged on its own merits and awarded points accordingly. Ribbons will be assigned according to the Danish system. One rosette will be assigned to the top scoring skein in each class.

Each youth entrant will be awarded free, one-year membership in the NH Spinners & Dyers Guild with electronic newsletters and other communications.

Special Awards are offered as follows:

$35  from NEW HAMPSHIRE SPINNERS & DYERS GUILD for Best Skein Over All.

$25 from NH Sheep and Wool Growers Association for Best Skein Made from Wool from a New Hampshire sheep.

$25 certificate from TBD for Best Skein Made with a Spindle.

$25 from AKER FIBER FARM for Best Skein Spun by a Youth.

$25 for Best Skein Made from fiber dyed by the Exhibitor.

$25 for Best and membership Skein Spun by a Novice Spinner.

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