Getting ready for the Local Country fair

It’s that time of year again! It always sneaks up on me. 

The Orono fair is a local tradition. I have been entering for more than 20yrs.  This is an awesome little country fair that has not changed much. Everthing from pies, and handcrafts (including Handspinning) to Goats, Cows, and Sheep. There is also a midway for the kids.  

Here is the Events Schedule 

This year I am entering 14 items, (handed in today) 


Socks Dress – Anniversary clog socks

Socks Work – Baby socks

Shawl/wrap/shrug – Glam shell shawl

Scarf – Buttermere shawlette

Cowl – Warm Collar 

Cardigan Adult – Iced Cardigan

Headgear – Andy Cap

Mittens – Northman Mittens

Any other knit garment – Boot Cuffs

Small novelty item suitable for Bazaar – Glass sweatsuit 

Something new from something used – Headband

Handspun Skein – Superwash merino 

Handpainted superwash Lambswool "Mixed Gladioli" from Alchemy Fibre Designs

Handpainted superwash Lambswool “Mixed Gladioli” from Alchemy Fibre Designs 213yds lace weight

Handcrafted Jewellry – Bracelet

Artical created from Handspun – Piles of Smiles cowl 

100% wool

100% wool – 100 yds

Will provide most pictures when things come home :0)

WIP List = 9 (doing a little list trimming)

  1. My Favourite Top-Down Clog Socks 
  2. Left over Cowl started feb 23/14
  3. Cabled Hood with Pockets Started Sept 27/13
  4. Foots First Sox My design Started Jul/11
  5. Sea of Dreams Blanket 85% done started Mar 9/13
  6. Isla lace Pillowcase edge  60% done started June 18/13
  7. Rose Harbour Shawl 85% done started Jun 28/13
  8. My Fair Cardi Started Apr 8/14
  9. Simplicity Lace Scarf  
  10. Head Band for fairfinished
  11. Piles of smiles Cowl for fair – finished
  12. Linus scarf – Frogged, (decided I didn’t like it)
  13. Little Varya Started July 29/14 child too big for this sweater Frogged
  14. Shazzas Bucket Hat for my June Kal group -frogged (decided I didn’t like it)

FO’s 2014 =32 + 2 = 34

WIPS 2014 = 12 – 3 = 9

 Stash Used 2014 = 57 + 3 = 60

Ravellenic 2014 FO’s =  8

Yds of Handspun 2014 = 313 yds

Sewing FO’s 2014 = 

Books 2014 = 21 + 2 = 23

Thanks again, cya next week :0)

I’m off to visit Tami’sthen on to my blogwalk

come join me in the blogpond :0

2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Merri McElderry
    Sep 04, 2014 @ 16:44:30

    Is there any chance to get the simple lacy scarf pattern? It is so lovely…looks like feather fan stitch maybe? Thanks…Merri


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