Wednesday, August 10, 2016

County Fair Success

all the items entered in the 2016 Fremont County Fair
The County Fair was held last week, and the items I entered showed well. I was pleased to bring home 9 blue ribbons, 2 red ribbons, 1 reserve champion rosette, 2 champion rosettes.

Noro Baby Surprise Jacket
Judge's comments on the back of the Noro BSJ entry tag: Wonderful little garment - very nice color work appropriate for garment and age of user.

Noro Hitchhiker
 Judge's comments: lovely color work - fine knitting, too - even points and stitches. Nice, nice!

Encore Baby Surprise Jacket
Judge's comments: Wonderful sweater! Love the colors - stitches are beautiful.

Items entered and ribbon received:
    •  Faroese shawl - blue
    •  Nymphliadia shawl - red
    •  Twined runner - blue
    •  Lacy Hitchhiker - blue
    •  Desk chair socks - blue
    •  Infinity scarf - blue
    •  Gallatin scarf - red
    •  Summer socks - blue
    •  Noro Baby Surprise Jacket - blue and Reserve Champion
    •  Thrifty Baby Surprise Jacket - blue and Champion
    •  Colorful Hitchhiker - blue, Champion - Best in Show Amateur


16 comments:

  1. I love county fairs and your entries are especially fabulous! Congratulations on your stellar results! It's clear that your judges have a keen eye for impeccable craftsmanship that lends itself to beautiful finishes.

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  2. You are amazing, Congratulations!!! What fun! This makes me want to attempt to enter something to Goshen County next year (not sure if that is allowed from out-of-state).

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  3. Congratulations! That's a lot of entries!!! Love those surprise jackets...I need to get that pattern,

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  4. We actually went down this year to see the entries, especially yours. Congratulations.

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  5. Congratulations. I think ALL of your projects are blue ribbon winners!

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  6. oh my! congrats Nancy! such beautiful pieces!

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  7. I'm not surprised you won the prizes...your work is amazing!!

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  8. Oh WOW Nancy, you are amazing. Your work is gorgeous and the awards well deserved!! Thanks for sharing your ribbons and rosettes. I feel like I know a celebrity!

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  9. Fun! I have a couple of friends who always enter their knitting/crochet into the fair but I ALWAYS forget until it's too late. Congratulations on your well deserved winnings. Thanks for sharing with us.
    Blessings,
    Betsy

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  10. Way to go! Those are excellent results and it's always nice to have comments that are so complimentary. I haven't entered anything in the county fair since we moved here (10 years) and now I'm wondering why not.

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  11. Well done you! Beautiful knitting. Once again you make me want to get my needles out. .....I shall resist!

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  12. Nine blue ribbons, wow! Congratulations. Isn't that Surprise Jacket a fun knit?

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  13. Great job! I love both of your surprise jackets. Maybe I should try to make one for my soon to be grandson!

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