Knit & Crochet Garment Competition

 

Whether you're a knitter or crocheter, a newbie or a practiced hand, you're invited to enter your best garments in the Great Lakes Fiber Show Garment Competition! 

Read the requirements carefully — don't miss key details!

THE ESSENTIALS

  • All entries must be —
    • Hand-knitted or crocheted, and completed since June 1 of last year
    • Clean, odor-free and in new condition
    • At least 50% sheep's wool (except the Knitter’s Choice or Crocheter’s Choice)
  • LIMITS: An entry will only be accepted in one class, with no more than two entries per class from one individual
  • FORM & FEE: All entries must be registered using our onilne entry form and accompanied by a payment of $3 per item
  • SUBMISSIONS: Entries will be accepted at the show on Saturday from 8:30–11:00am — no late entries accepted
  • JUDGING: Judging will take place Saturday after 11:00am
  • PRIZES: Each category will feature First ($7), Second ($4) and Third ($3) Place prizes, with a Best of Show plaque awarded to one entry chosen from all First Place winners
  • PICKUP: Entries must be collected Sunday between 2–3:00pm — photo ID required
     

THE CATEGORIES

 Knitting

  • K1 — Sweaters and vests, poncho/ruana 
  • K2 — Shawls
  • K3 — Accessories: hats, mittens, scarves, cowls, leggings, etc. 
  • K4 — Socks and slippers 
  • K5 — Garments for babies and children 
  • K6 — Knitter's Choice for non-wool knitted garments and/or garment category not listed

 Crochet

  • C1 — Sweaters and vests, poncho/ruana
  • C2 — Shawls 
  • C3 — Accessories: hats, mittens, scarves, cowls, leggings, etc. 
  • C4 — Socks and slippers 
  • C5 — Garments for babies and children 
  • C6 — Crocheters' Choice for non-wool knitted garments and/or garment category not listed


DISCLAIMER
Great Lakes Fiber Show will NOT be responsible for loss or damage. A responsible person will be attending the garments during show hours and the building will be locked at night.