[LMB] OT: Fiber Arts

Pruehs, Ree RPruehs at BROOKSUPG.COM
Thu Aug 8 19:56:48 BST 2019


> The Indiana State Fair (running now) has a similar contest, 
> Sheep to Shawl. A team of 4 has a loom. already strung, 
> and x amount of clean raw wool. They card the wool, spin it, 
> and weave a shawl. There are usually 4-5 teams competing. 
> They start at 8am and the first shawl might finish around 1. 
> They're then auctioned off for a fundraiser.

There's also Bunny to Bonnet. :)

Start with fiber from an angora bunny or bunnies. The fur is carded and spun and then knitted into a baby bonnet. I think those are also auctioned off for fundraisers.


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