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91st Annual Charles County Fair                            September 11-14, 2014                                              La Plata, Maryland
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Department N - Needlework
Superintendent Patsy Jarvis Best in Show Awards for: Section 1-3 (Crocheting, Knitting, and Machine Knitting) Section 4-8  (Embroidery, Needlepoint, Tatting, Candlewicking and Weaving) Section 9-10 (Handspun and Handspun Articles) Section 11 (Junior Needle Arts). This department is displayed in the P. D. Brown Building (Home Arts) in the Greens area.
Section 1 - Crocheting  1st 2nd 3rd 1. Coat, Suit or Dress -- Adult $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 2. Coat, Suit or Dress -- Child  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 3. Sweater, Adult $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 4. Sweater, Child  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 5. Poncho or Cape .  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 6. Shrug or  Shawl  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 7. Scarf or Stole  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 8. Infant's Set (cap, sacque, booties) $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 9. Infant Booties  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 10. Infant Cap  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 11. Infant Sacque or Sweater  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 12. Hat $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 13. Slippers  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 14. Afghan, Granny -- Plain $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 15. Afghan, Granny -- Fancy  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 16. Afghan, Ripple  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 17. Afghan, Baby -- Plain  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 18. Afghan, Baby -- Fancy  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 19. Afghan, Original Design  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 20. Afghan, .crochet Strip  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 21. Afghan, Miscellaneous  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 22. Lap Robe, 30" square or longer  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 23. Tablecloth, over 40"  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 24. Centerpiece, over 16"  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 25. Doily, under 16"  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 26. Doily, 12" to 16"  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 27. Doily, under 12"  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 28. Doily Set  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 29. Bedspread  $6.00 $5.00 $4.00 30. Dresser Scarf  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 31. 1 Yard Crochet Edge (may be on article)  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 32. Potholders .- Set of 3  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 33. Pillow  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 34. Christmas Stocking  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 35. Other Crocheted Christmas Item  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 36. Dressed Doll  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 37. Crocheted Doll or Toy  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 38. Miscellaneous Crocheted Item  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00     Section 2 - Knitting    1. Dress  $6.00 $5.00 $4.00 2. Sweater, cardigan, adult  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 3. Sweater, slip-over, adult  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 4. Sweater, sleeveless, adult  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 5. Sweater, cardigan, child  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00   6. Sweater, slip-over, child  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 7. Sweater, sleeveless, child  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 8. Shrink or Shell  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 9. Shrug or Shawl  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 10. Poncho or Cape  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 11. Hat  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 12. Gloves or Mittens  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 13. Socks or Slippers  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 14. Infant set (cap, sacque, booties)  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 15. Infant booties  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 16. Infant cap  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 17. Infant sacque or sweater  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 18. Afghan  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 19. Afghan, baby  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 20. Lap Robe, 30" square or more  $5.00  $4.00 $3.00 21. Pillow  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 22. Knitted Item, Original Design  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 23. Knitted Item, Miscellaneous  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00    Section 3 - Machine Knitting    1. Dress  $6.00 $5.00 $4.00  2. Sweater, cardigan, adult  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 3. Sweater, slipcover, adult  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 4. Sweater, sleeveless, adult  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 5. Sweater, cardigan, child  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 6. Sweater, slip-over, child  $5.00 $4.00   $3.00  7. Sweater, sleeveless, child  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 8. Shawl, Scarf or Stole  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 9. Hat, Gloves, Mittens, Socks or Slippers  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 10. Infant Set (cap, sacque, booties)  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 11. Afghan  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 12. Afghan, baby  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 13. Pillow  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 14. Machine Knitted Item, Original Design  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 15. Machine Knitted Item, Miscellaneous Item  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00     Section 4 -  Embroidery (including embroidery, counted cross stitched, stamped cross stitch, and crewel embroidery) Measurements will be calculated using embroidered or cross stitched design of the completed work.  1. Doily, under 16 $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 2. Pillow  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 3. Japanese Embroidery  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 4. Tablecloth, over 40"  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 5. Dresser Scarf  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 6. Picture  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 7. Towels (set of 2)  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 8. Pillow Cases (set of 2)  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 9. Apron  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 10. Smocked Item  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 11. Christening Gown  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 12. Blouse, Jacket or Dress  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 13. Embroidered/Smocked, Original Design  $4.00  $3.00 $2.00 14. Embroidered/Smocked, Miscellaneous Item  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 15. Cross Stitch, counted for Home  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 16. Cross Stitch, counted -- under 9"  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 Section 5 - Needlepoint or Petit Point    1. Needlepoint Picture  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 2. Needlepoint Pillow Top  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 3. Bargello, any item  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 4. Quick Point, any item  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 5. Plastic Canvas, any item  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 6. Needlepoint, Original Design  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 7. Needlepoint, Miscellaneous Item  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00     Section 6 - Tatting    1. Centerpiece  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 2. Edging, 1 yard (may be on article)  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 3. Tatted Item, Miscellaneous  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00   Section 7 - Candlewicking  1. Picture  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 2. Pillow  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 3. Candlewicking, Miscellaneous  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00     Section 8 - Weaving     1. Place Mats  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 2. Scarf or Shawl  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 3. Afghan  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 4. Bag or Purse  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 5. Wall Hanging  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 6. One yard or more of fabric  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 7. Weaving, Miscellaneous  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00    Section 9 - Handspun (Basis for judging handspun skeins include control, consistency of technique, and aesthetic and tactile appeal. Identify all fibers and breeds when possible). 1. Wool, singles, white  2. Wool, piled yarn, white  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 3. Wool, singles, natural color  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 4. Wool, piled yarn, natural color  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 5. Skein dyed by spinner, any fiber, natural dyes  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 6. Skein dyed by spinner, any fiber, chemical dyes  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 7. Skein commercially dyed, any fiber  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 8. Cotton, singles or piled (over 1 oz)  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 9. Lien, singles or piled  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 10. Angora, singles or piled  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 11. Mohair, singles or piled  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 12. Silk, any type, singles or piled  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 13. Luxury fiber, singles or piled (i.e. camel, alpaca, etc.)  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 14. Mix of biers, singles or piled  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 15. Novelty yarn, any fiber  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 16. Novice spinner (spinning under 1 year), singles or piled  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 17. Miscellaneous skein  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00    Section 10 - Handspun Articles (Basis for judging handspun articles include control, consistency of technique, and aesthetic and tactile appeal).   1. Hand Spinners Yarn Basket: 1 pound any fiber, for use in one project.     Must include description of fibers and intended use. $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 2. Small Crocheted Item (hat, mittens, etc.)  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 3. Large Crocheted Item (shawl, afghan, etc.)  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 4. Small Woven Item  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 5. Large Woven Item  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 6. Small Knitted Item  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 7. Large Knitted Item (except sweaters)  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 8. Knitted Sweater, Cardigan, Adult  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00  9. Knitted Sweater, Pullover, Adult  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 10. Knitted Sweater, Cardigan, Child  $5.00 $4.00  $3.00  11. Knitted Sweater, Pullover, Child  $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 12. Felted Item  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 13. Handspun Item, Miscellaneous $4.00  $3.00  $2.00    Section 11 - Junior Needle Arts (including crocheting, knitting, embroidery, needlepoint/petit point, and handspun) 1. Large Crocheted Item  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 2. Small Crocheted Item  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 3. Large Knitted Item  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 4. Small Knitted Item $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 5. Machine Knitted Item  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 6. Embroidered Item for home  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 7. Embroidered Item, Miscellaneous  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 8. Stamped Cross Stitched Item  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 9. Cross Stitched Item, Counted  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 10. Crewel Embroidery for home  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 11. Crewel Embroidery, Miscellaneous  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 12 Miscellaneous Item  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 13. Handspun, any skein  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 14. Handspun Article  $4.00 $3.00 $2.00   Section 12 - Best of Show Ribbons     1. Crocheting, Knitting and Machine Knitting (Sections 1-3)   Best of Show Ribbon  2. Best of Show - Embroidery (Sections 4-8)   Best of Show Ribbon  3. Best of Show - Handspun (Sections 9-10)  Best of Show Ribbon 4. Best of Show - Junior Needle Arts (Section 11)  Best of Show Ribbon
Department O - Clothing
Department M - Crafts
Basis for Judging  A. Articles must be clean and suitable for display; soiled or stained entries will be disqualified.   B. Articles must have been completed since last year's fair.   C. Only one entry will be accepted per class from an exhibitor.   D. Articles must be submitted in the name of the person completing the project.   E. Judging is based on quality of workmanship and presentation.   F. Exhibitors 16 and younger should include age on entry tag Online Entries
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