Skein Competition

Please download, print and complete the entry form for each skein you are entering in competition.
There will be a $2.00 fee for each skein entered.

See General Information for more details.


Skein Competition Rules:

  1. A maximum of two entries per class, per exhibitor.

  2. All skeins must be handspun by exhibitor within the last 12 months.

  3. Skeins must be loosely tied in four figure eight ties.

  4. Skeins of singles must weigh a minimum of one ounce. Skeins of 2 or more plys must weigh a minimum of two ounces.

  5. No commercial yarns may be used.

  6. An entry form must be completely filled out for each separate skein entry.

 

Class A - Singles

  • Division 1 - Thin 30 WPI or greater

  • Division 2 - Medium Between 14 - 29 WPI

  • Division 3 - Bulky Less than 14 WPI

Class B - 2 or More Ply Yarn

  • Division 1 - Thin 30 WPI or greater

  • Division 2 - Medium Between 14 - 29 WPI

  • Division 3 - Bulky Less than 14 WPI

Class C - Art or Novelty

Includes, but not limited to, boucle, beaded, spiral, slub, cable, lockspun, corespun, and thick/thin yarn styles.

Class D - Novice

Spinning 18 months or less, any type of fiber blend, single or plyed, any style yarn. Novice spinners entered in this class MAY NOT enter any other open skein class.

Class E - Homegrown Skein

Exhibitor must have owned the fiber producing animal at the time the fiber was harvested. Fiber must have been hand-processed by the exhibitor, no mill-processed rovings or batts.