Laura Brewer shared photos she took at the Wool Market Sheep to Shawl competition in Estes Park, Colorado.
|carding the wool for spinning preparation|
|carding wool before spinning|
Laura wrote: For the Sheep to Shawl, there were 2 teams. Team #1 had a CVM fleece using plain and twill weaves for their pattern. That was the brown/cream shawl. Team #2 used a Jacob fleece, black and white, with a Swedish lace pattern.
|team members spinning|
the fleece. Then one lady began spinning. When the carding was finished, the other 4 spun the rovings.
|one person on each team was the designated weaver|
|weaving in progress for the purple team|
|weaving in progress|
|tying off the ends and finishing the shawl|
|finishing the shawl|
|washing the shawl|
Team #1 (wearing the green shirts) won the competition, by one point. The judging was open, so we got to watch as she gave her reasons.
Thank you, Laura for sharing your photos of the event.