And the winner is…

Please visit our Results Page to found out who won all of the contests and competitions at the 2015 Festival. Here are just a few of the highlights:

Sheep Show

Supreme Champion Ram – Ethan Kennedy (Romney)
Supreme Champion Ewe – Ramona Butt (Karakul)
Supreme Fleece – Steve & Terry Mendenhall (Natural Colored Fine)

Fleece Show

Grand Champion Fleece – Geof Ruppert (Cormo)
Best Maryland Fleece – Peggy Howell (Corriedale)

Skein & Garment Competition

Best in Show, 2015 Skein & Garment Competition

Best in Show, 2015 Skein & Garment Competition

Best in Show – Karen Battersby
Best Producer of Maryland Wool – John & Kate Bostek
Best Skein of Maryland Wool – Kim Parkinson
Best Article of Maryland Wool – Susan Koester

Fine Arts Competition

Best of Show – Joan Arnold
Reserve – Eric Hunter
Best Maryland Entry – Lindsay Tozier-School

Sheep Photo Contest

Best of Show  РWilliam Churchill
Reserve – Cheryl Dunlap
Best Maryland Entry – Carter Huff Jr.
Best Maryland Junior Entry – Kiparoo Farm

Warm up for the Festival with Winterfest 2023!

Two days of virtual spinning, knitting, and felting classes on January 28 and 29.

Registration opens November 19.

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Correction - registration for our our in-person classes for 2023 will open at 2:00 pm ET on Sunday, February 19, not February 12 as previously posted.A preview of the classes has been posted at sheepandwool.org/2022-festival/fiber-arts-workshops/. Full class details, including dates and times, will be posted in the next day or two. #mdsw #mdsw2023 #celebrating50years #fiberartseminars #yarnlove #dyeing #felting #fiberprep #colortheory #spinning #handspinning #knitting ... See MoreSee Less
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A preview of our in-person classes for 2023 has been posted at sheepandwool.org/2022-festival/fiber-arts-workshops/. Full class information will be posted once we work out a few more details. Registration will open on February 12. #mdsw #mdsw2023 #celebrating50years #fiberartseminars #yarnlove #dyeing #felting #fiberprep #colortheory #spinning #handspinning #knitting ... See MoreSee Less
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Thank you to our wonderful instructors - Maggie Casey. Jillian Moreno, Esther Rodgers, Kira Dulaney, Alasdair Post-Quinn, and Kristen Walsh - for teaching virtually for our second annual Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival Winterfest. Thank you, too, Angela Muller, for your fabulous and informative lecture. And a resounding thank you to all the participants (and class assistants) that made Winterfest a success!See you at the live 50th annual Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival on May 6 & 7. The class listings for that should be posted in the next week or so. Registration will open on February 12. ... See MoreSee Less
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