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Free Lecture: Modern Fencing Options – The Fast & Easy, The Permanent and Economical

Bill Sears, a long time member of the American Society for Testing and Materials, ASTM, and of the A ...

Featured Breed: American Romney

Stop by the Featured Breed Showcase Tent to learn more about our 2017 Featured Breed, the American R ...

JC23 Garter Party: Garter Stitch Gone Wild (with Special Guest I-Cord!) with Franklin Habit

Poor, plain garter stitch. So often confined to the edge of the party, so seldom seen in anything bu ...

JC22 Knitted Tessellations: Playful and Powerful Patterns in Practice with Franklin Habit

A hands-on introduction to the creation of tessellations: motifs that interlock without gaps or over ...

JC21 Cochineal Intensive–Pushing the Limits of the Natural Dyepot with Jackie Ottino Graf

Cochineal is an unassuming insect that have been used for centuries to color textiles, food and pain ...

JF31 Finger Knitting

No needles? No problem! Come and learn the most basic kind of knitting-on your own fingers! Our inst ...

Knit-Along for Charity

We are pleased to announce that the 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day initiative is returning to ho ...

Maryland Make It With Wool Fashion Show

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

Common Ground on the Hill Musicians

Join musicians Walt Michael & Co., the Martin Family Band, and Port Righ from Common Ground on t ...

Walt Michael & Company

Considered to be a virtuoso of tremendous influence in the revival of the hammered dulcimer, Walt Mi ...

Slim Harrison

For over 40 years, Slim Harrison has performed at schools and festivals, hoedowns & throwdowns a ...

Port Righ

Featuring Celtic harp, bagpipes, and English concertina, the distinctive duo Port Righ also incorpor ...

Maggie’s Music

Maggie Sansone brings a unique beauty and vision to her new compositions and the ancient music of th ...

Saturday Shepherds Feast

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

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 ...

All Breeds Sheep Show & Sale

Our successful All Breeds Sheep Show & Sale continues, and this year will include the National R ...

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 sold by Silent Auction from 8:30 a.m. ...

Sheep Shows

Saturday, May 6, 2017 Saturday Morning Ring 1 Border Leicester Karakul Bluefaced Leicester R ...

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

Using a hoop and decorating it with findings, bits and pieces of everyday life (feathers, arrow head ...

JF32 Woven Bookmark with Barbara Volk

Learn the traditional art of weaving on a small scale by creating a bookmark on a simple loom. Ag ...

JF33 Exploring Simple Spinning with Patty Sanville

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

JF34 Exploring Simple Spinning with Patty Sanville

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

JF35 Quick to Knit

Start a lifetime of fun by learning the basics of knitting as you start a bookmark or belt. Age 7 ...

JF36 Quick to Crochet

Learn the basics of crochet as you make a small book mark or start on a belt. Age 7+. Limit 12 st ...

Storytelling For All Ages with Tim Livengood

Tim Livengood is a storyteller since way back, learning from vinyl LPs on a record player. He is tha ...

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: ...

Club Lamb Show & Sale

The Club Lamb Show & Sale is where club lambs weighing between 45 and 100 pounds are judged and ...

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 the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival’s Grand Lamb Cook-Off. ...

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 ...

2017 Catalog Cover Art Competition Winner

Congratulations to Britt Silkey of Frostburg, MD for her winning entry in the 2017 Cover Art Competition.

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More results have been posted for your perusal -- Club Lamb Jackpot, Fine Arts Competition, Grand Lamb Cook-Off (with recipes!), Junior Spinning Contest, Poster Contest, Queen Contest, and Sheep Photo Contest.

sheepandwool.org/2017-festival/results/
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Results for the Sheep Show and Fleece Show have been added to the Results page on our website:

sheepandwool.org/2017-festival/results/

Congratulations to the winners, and everyone else who entered. You're all winners to us!
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Sheep-to-Shawl results are here! Here is how it played out:

Champion
Friends thru Fiber, Waynesboro, PA
Michelle Lushbaugh, Captain
Auction Price: $325

2nd
Butler County Pedalers, Saxonburg, PA
Marilyn Merbach, Captain
Auction Price: $200

3rd
Spin City, Brooklyn, NY
Mayine Lynn Yu, Captain
Auction Price: $200

4th
Fiber Friends, Clarksburg, MD
Elaine Parry, Captain
Auction Price: $300

5th
The Blues Sisters, Baltimore, MD
Chris Gahs, Captain
Auction Price: $150

If anyone has pictures, please share!

Checks from the shawl auction will be in the mail this week.
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