[LMB] OT: Fiber Arts
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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