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Maryland Make it With Wool Fashion Show

Come see wool garments made by participants in the Maryland Make It With Wool Competition. ...

Saturday Shepherds Feast

It’s Saturday night at the Festival, you’re tired, hungry and need to relax. Back by popular dem ...

Auction of Club Lambs

Do you want to win a blue ribbon at your county fair? This is a great opportunity to purchase good q ...

Auction of Spinning and Weaving Equipment

Have a loom or spinning wheel you’re no longer using? Looking for a new challenge instead? Now’s ...

Fleece Show & Sale

The Fleece Show & Sale has been a mainstay of the Festival since the very beginning over 40 year ...

Silent Auction of Fleece Show Special Award Winners

Special Award winners from the Fleece Show & Sale will be available for purchase based on a Sile ...

Sheep Shows

Saturday, May 2, 2015 Saturday Morning Black Romney Border Leicester Karakul White Wool Long W ...

Lamb Cooking Demonstration

Join Chef Brett Arnold from Smokin’ Hot Bar and Grille in Glenwood, Maryland as he prepares flavor ...

Sheep Breeds Display

A rare opportunity to view over thirty different breeds of sheep in one place. Breeders will explain ...

Sheep Shearing Demonstrations

The Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival is pleased to have Emily Chamelin Hickman of Westminster, Mar ...

Spin-In

Bring your spinning wheel, spindle, or charka and join our fun and FREE gathering of fiber enthusias ...

Working Sheepdog Demonstrations

The Working Sheepdog Demonstrations at the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival are always a crowd fav ...

Mamie Francis Blanket Competition

Mamie Francis was a weaver of small blankets or lap robes. She is remembered by her husband, daughte ...

JF30 Dream Catcher with Barbara Volk

The ancient legend of the dreamcatcher comes from the Ojibwe people.  The story speaks of the spide ...

JF31 Needle Tapestry Bracelet with Barbara Volk

Learn the traditional art of tapestry weaving on a small scale by creating a bracelet with a button ...

JF32 Exploring Simple Spinning with Bonnie Butler

You don’t need a wheel to spin!  All over the world, in different places and at different times, ...

JF33 Exploring Simple Spinning with Bonnie Butler

You don’t need a wheel to spin!  All over the world, in different places and at different times, ...

JF34 Quick to Knit with Kellie Nuss

Start a lifetime of fun by learning the basics of knitting. Age 7+. Limit 12 students. Class fee: ...

JF35 Quick to Crochet with Kellie Nuss

Learn the basics of crochet as you make a small book mark. Age 7+. Limit 12 students. Class fee: ...

Storytelling For All Ages with Bill Mayhew

This master storyteller tells a variety of delightful and colorful stories which educate and enterta ...

Ongoing Fiber Arts Demonstrations

You are invited to visit the Rabbit Barn any time between 9:00 a.m. and noon and between 1:00 and 4: ...

JC18 Not Your Grandmother’s I-Cord with Betsy Hershberg

Welcome to 21st century I-cord! Be amazed as you learn how 'plain old' I-cord can be magically trans ...

JC16 Spinning for Socks with Judith MacKenzie

The only thing nicer than hand knit socks are socks knit with handspun. Learn what it takes to spin ...

JC17 Bead Knitting Sampler with Betsy Hershberg

Expand your horizons by joining the ranks of happy knitters who have learned how to enhance their kn ...

Club Lamb Show & Sale

The Club Lamb Show & Sale is where club lambs weighing between 45 and 90 pounds are judged and c ...

Fine Arts Competition

This art competition is intended to encourage artists to participate in the Festival with their entr ...

Grand Lamb Cookoff

Enter your favorite lamb recipe in Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival’s Grand Lamb Cook-Off. Divi ...

Junior Spinning Contest

The Junior Spinning Contest is for anyone under the age of 18 who has attempted the art of spinning. ...

Lamb Carcass & Performance Contest

The purpose of the lamb carcass and performance contest is to recognize producers of superior lambs; ...

Sheep Photo Contest

This contest is intended to encourage photographers to explore the beauty of sheep and other wool pr ...

Sheep Poster Contest

The Sheep Poster Contest allows contestants age 18 and under to enter posters on the subjects of bre ...

Skein & Garment Competition

This competition features a wide range of items handcrafted by spinners, knitters, weavers, crochete ...

2015 Catalog Cover Art Competition Winner

Congratulations to 2015 Cover Art Competition Winner Ida Faraghan of Cinnaminson, NJ. Honorable mentions went to Evie Baskin of Chestertown, MD; Clare Margaret Douglas of Harrisburg, PA; Patricia Powell Kessler of Silver Spring, MD; and Alison L. Baker, of York Haven, PA.

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356 fleeces from 19 states were entered in our 2015 Fleece Show.
Results of the judging are now available on our website.
sheepandwool.org/2015-festival/results/

Congratulations to the following special prize winners:
Grand Champion Fleece - Geof Ruppert (Cormo)
Division I (Natural Colored) Champion - Martha Polkey (Merino)
Division II (White) Champion - Geof Ruppert (Cormo)
Division III (Breed Class) Champion - Terry Mendenhall (Merino)
Tyson Creamer Memorial Award (Best 4H Fleece) - Devlin Kennedy (Romney)
Pat Brown Memorial Award (Best Maryland Fleece) - Peggy Howell (Corriedale)
Jane Hyland Memorial Award (Best Handspinning Natural Colored Fleece - Martha Polkey (Merino)
Jane Hyland Award (Best Handspinning White Fleece - Geof Ruppert (Cormo)
Best Uncovered Fleece - Mercy Melo (Gotland)
Hopping Acres Award for Best Leicester Longwool Natural Colored Fleece - Travis Wright
Willow Brook Farm Award for Best Leicester Longwool White Fleece - Donna Larson
Willow Brook Farm Award for Best Leicester Longwool Breed Class Fleece - Carol McConaughy
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Note from the office: Sheep show premium checks were mailed yesterday. The Fleece Sale, Auction, and Sheep to Shawl committees turned in their paperwork yesterday, so those checks are now in the works. ... See MoreSee Less

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Results of the 2015 Skein & Garment Competition are now available on our website.
sheepandwool.org/2015-festival/results/
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