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Fabric and Threads: Crochet

Fabric and Threads: Crochet

August 15, 2021

Jodee Anderson of Alta received Best of Show honors in the Crochet division of the Fabric and Threads contest judged prior to the start of the 2021 Iowa State Fair.

Keri Crowley of Indianola took home the Sweepstakes honors.

The Fabric and Threads exhibits are on display every day of the Fair from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the William C. Knapp Varied Industries Building sponsored by Principal.

Complete results below:

Doily (less than 14 inches)

1) Betty Whitson, Ottumwa

2) Keri Crowley, Indianola

3) Abbey Tomkins, West Des Moines

Doily (2 or more colors)

1) Betty Whitson, Ottumwa

2) Keri Crowley, Indianola

3) Alyssa McNab, Des Moines

Centerpiece (14-21 inches in diameter)

1) Keri Crowley, Indianola

2) Alice Grimm, Riverside

3) Betty Whitson, Ottumwa

Centerpiece (22-30 inches in diameter)

1) Keri Crowley, Indianola

2) Alyssa McNab, Des Moines

3) Patricia Gilroy, Story City

Honorable Mention) JoDee Anderson, Alta

Luncheon Cloth (30-54 inches in diameter)

2) Alice Grimm, Riverside

Dresser Scarf or Runner

2) JoDee Anderson, Alta

3) Alice Grimm, Riverside

Tablecloth (over 54 inches in diameter)

1) Patricia Gilroy, Story City

2) Jan Bruns, Cresco

3) Alice Grimm, Riverside

Fillet Crochet (perimeter under 100 inches)

2) Betty Whitson, Ottumwa

3) Rebecca Hamann, Pleasant Hill

Afghan (granny squares and variations)

1) JoDee Anderson, Alta

2) Karen Borkowitz, Waterloo

3) Cindy Heydon, Coon Rapids

Honorable Mention) Sharon Payne, Mitchellville

Afghan (ripple pattern)

1) Erin Iske, Council Bluffs

2) Julie Goodrich, Des Moines

3) Betty Whitson, Ottumwa

Honorable Mention) JoDee Anderson, Alta

Afghan (shell stitch)

1) Alysia Alger, Missouri Valley

2) JoDee Anderson, Alta

Afghan (stitch other than above)

1) Alyssa McNab, Des Moines

2) Betty Whitson, Ottumwa

3) Annie Lass, Altoona

Honorable Mention) Patricia Gilroy, Story City

Baby Afghan

1) Deborah Tell, Windsor Heights

2) Scott Pline, Newton

3) Marie Madison, Des Moines

Honorable Mention) Sharon Payne, Mitchellville

Baby Sweater or Jacket (aged 0-2)

1) Sarah Cutter, Clive

2) Nora Thomas, Ankeny

3) Alice Grimm, Riverside

Shawl / Poncho

1) Abbey Tomkins, West Des Moines

2) Wanda Hurley, Des Moines

3) Vanessa May, Des Moines

Honorable Mention) Darcy Johnson, Arispe

Adult Garment

1) Jill Hamilton, West Des Moines

3) Deborah Ashby, Gilman

Pullover Sweater

1) Betty Whitson, Ottumwa

2) Keri Crowley, Indianola

3) Abbey Tomkins, West Des Moines

Cardigan Sweater

1) Darcy Johnson, Arispe

2) Abbey Tomkins, West Des Moines

3) Betty Whitson, Ottumwa

Lace Edging

1) Keri Crowley, Indianola

Scarf

1) Deborah Ashby, Gilman

2) Erin Hodgson, Ames

3) Roseann Davis, Knoxville

Honorable Mention) Scott Pline, Newton

Infinity Scarf

1) Betty Whitson, Ottumwa

2) Gayle Kauzlarich, Des Moines

3) Susan Frambach, Des Moines

Hat

1) Deborah Ashby, Gilman

2) Julie Goodrich, Des Moines

3) Roseann Davis, Knoxville

Purse / Tote

1) Beth Deutmeyer, Waukee

2) Abbey Tomkins, West Des Moines

3) Wanda Hurley, Des Moines

Honorable Mention) Ava Carr, Ankeny

Jewelry

1) Abbey Tomkins, West Des Moines

2) Ava Carr, Ankeny

3) Betty Whitson, Ottumwa

Doll Garment

2) Deborah Ashby, Gilman

Toy

1) Catherine Gochnauer, Adel

2) Julie Goodrich, Des Moines

3) Melissa Paulson, Des Moines

Honorable Mention) Jordan Lehman, Windsor Heights

Honorable Mention) Megan Alfaro, Des Moines

Honorable Mention) Sarah Cutter, Clive

Ornaments or Holiday Decoration

1) Keri Crowley, Indianola

2) Sherry L Murtle, Des Moines

3) Paula Tabor, Alleman

Honorable Mention) Jill Hamilton, West Des Moines

Crochet Rug

1) JoDee Anderson, Alta

Sweepstakes - Crochet

1) Betty Whitson, Ottumwa

Best of Show- Crochet

1) Jodee Anderson, Alta

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