Sunday, October 18, 2009
I entered a shawl in a local county fair (the Puyallup Fair) and to my surprise it won first place in it's class! The pattern was Revontuli by Anne M. I added some small glass beads in the last section of the pattern which gives the Kauni yarn a little more weight and swing.
The Home Arts section of this fair is really amazing, I've never seen so many beautiful handcrafted things in one place. Worth fighting the crowds, traffic, parking hassles to attend if you get a chance. I'd by-pass all the fast food and shmoozy gadget sales people and head straight upstairs at the Pavillion where all the Home Arts and Fine Arts entries are.