11/14/2016 0 Comments
A huge hurrah for the nine Knerdy Knitters who entered the Los Angeles County Fair this year. They submitted a total of 42 entries and took home a Best of Show ribbon, 10 blue ribbons, 12 red ribbons and 14 white ribbons.
Here are the winners, their entries and their ribbons:
Ginny Mateen – submitted 11 entries. She won Best of Show for a grey shawl made of yarn she had spun. She won blue ribbons for a baby sweater, another shawl, a sweater, a brown lace shawl, a shawl in purples with a colorful border and a cabled baby sweater, and a red ribbon for a baby sweater.
Lydia Cowger – submitted five entries. She won three red ribbons for a purple and lilac shawlette, a blue and white entrelac scarf and a pair of brown baby booties; and won white ribbons for a grey and white striped scarf and a multi-colored scarf.
Tabitha Davis – submitted two entries and
won red ribbons for a pair of gray fingerless gloves and a bag of voodoo people.
Anastasia McGee – submitted nine entries. She won a red ribbon for a toy alien in the “Give a Child a Smile” division, and six white ribbons for a colorful crocheted shawl; a blue knitted cat toy; a V-stitch, fringed shawl; a toy octopus; a scarf; and a pair of slippers.
Deb Mobley – submitted one entry and won a white ribbon for a pink crocheted cowl.
Stacie Rasmussen – submitted two entries. She won red ribbons for her illusion knit portrait of Albert Einstein and for a wavy patterned cowl.
Tim Rasmussen – submitted one entry and won a red ribbon for a green and yellow striped scarf.
Tammy Takahashi – submitted three entries. She won a red ribbon for an angular lace shawl, and white ribbons for a blue and white crocheted bag and a pink and gray shawlette.
Virginia Van Osdel – submitted eight entries, including three needlepoint pieces. She won blue ribbons for a Leftie Shawl, two needle-point Christmas stockings and a framed needlepoint of a Japanese kimono. She won a red ribbon for a pink cables and seed stitch sweater; and white ribbons for a lavender silk lace scarf; a purple, pink and blue shawl collared sweater and a Doodler Shawl.
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