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Fabric and Threads: Hand Knitting

Fabric and Threads: Hand Knitting

August 15, 2021

Marlene Egleston of Marshalltown claimed the Best of Show title in the Hand Knitting division of the Fabric and Threads contest judged prior to the start of the 2021 Iowa State Fair.

Lisa Wilcox Case of Iowa City took home the Sweepstakes award this year.

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.

Additional results below:

HAND KNITTING

Fashion Accessory

2) Lisa Houchins, Des Moines

Afghan

1) Alyssa McNab, Des Moines

2) Lisa Wilcox Case, Iowa City

3) Denise Bein Kroll, Grimes

Honorable Mention) Colleen R. Anderson, Bondurant

Baby Afghan

1) Jan Beal, Urbandale

2) Lisa Wilcox Case, Iowa City

3) Jessica Bottenfield-Biehn, Des Moines

Honorable Mention) Ivy Sprague, Berwick

Honorable Mention) Karen Pierick, Des Moines

Infant Sweater or Dress (aged 0-2)

1) Katherine Vance, Indianola

2) Ann Wiegers, Ames

3) Sarah Bradbury, West Des Moines

Honorable Mention) Karen Pierick, Des Moines

Childs Pullover Sweater (aged 2-10)

1) Ann Wiegers, Ames

2) Bill Turner, Muscatine

3) Lisa Houchins, Des Moines

Honorable Mention) Victoria Wickham, Norwalk

Childs Cardigan Sweater / Jacket (aged 2-10)

1) Ann Wiegers, Ames

2) Victoria Wickham, Norwalk

3) Eleanor Verwers, Altoona

Adult Pullover Sweater (one yarn/color, finer than worsted)

1) Lisa Wilcox Case, Iowa City

2) Molly Vriezelaar, Altoona

3) Linda Bergquist, Iowa City

Honorable Mention) Ann Wiegers, Ames

Adult Pullover Sweater (one yarn/color, worsted or heavier)

1) Victoria Wickham, Norwalk

2) Jean Scherr, West Des Moines

3) Joellen Bierschenk, Van Horne

Honorable Mention) Bill Turner, Muscatine

Adult Pullover Sweater (multiple, finer than worsted)

1) Gloria Sampson, Story City

2) Diann Egeland, Madrid

3) Jean Scherr, West Des Moines

Honorable Mention) Laura Juliano, Urbandale

Adult Pullover Sweater (multiple, worsted or heavier)

1) Shauneen Linton, Des Moines

2) Jean Scherr, West Des Moines

3) Diann Egeland, Madrid

Honorable Mention) Jill Sanders, Des Moines

Adult Vest / Sleeveless Sweater

1) Lisa Wilcox Case, Iowa City

2) Bill Turner, Muscatine

3) Jessica Bottenfield-Biehn, Des Moines

Honorable Mention) Joellen Bierschenk, Van Horne

Adult Cardigan Sweater (one yarn/color, finer than worsted)

1) Betty Whitson, Ottumwa

2) Jean Gross, Waukee

3) Anna Wells, Davenport

Honorable Mention) Jean Scherr, West Des Moines

Adult Cardigan Sweater (one yarn/color, worsted or heavier)

1) Lisa Wilcox Case, Iowa City

2) Betty Whitson, Ottumwa

3) Nancy Gray, Searsboro

Honorable Mention) Jean Gross, Waukee

Adult Cardigan Sweater (multiple, finer than worsted)

1) Lisa Wilcox Case, Iowa City

2) Jean Scherr, West Des Moines

3) Diann Egeland, Madrid

Honorable Mention) Karen Pierick, Des Moines

Adult Cardigan Sweater (multiple, worsted or heavier)

1) Karla Koudelka, Des Moines

2) Sarah Bradbury, West Des Moines

3) Shannon Hofstadter, Ankeny

Honorable Mention) Kathy Betterton, Indianola

Adult Jacket / Coat / Outerwear

1) Joellen Bierschenk, Van Horne

2) Jean Scherr, West Des Moines

3) Bridget Pasker, Runnells

Adult Poncho

1) Susan Spry, Des Moines

2) Gloria Sampson, Story City

3) Diane Killam, Cedar Rapids

Honorable Mention) Diann Egeland, Madrid

Socks (one yarn/color)

1) Christine Thomson, Cedar Rapids

2) Ivy Sprague, Berwick

3) Lisa Houchins, Des Moines

Socks (multiple yarns/colors)

1) Sharla Glick, Huxley

2) Jessica Bottenfield-Biehn, Des Moines

3) Denise Bein Kroll, Grimes

Socks (with contrasting heel and toe)

1) Jessica Bottenfield-Biehn, Des Moines

2) Sharon Somers, North Liberty

3) Joellen Bierschenk, Van Horne

Mittens / Gloves (one color)

1) Cynthia Rodewald, Dubuque

2) Lisa Wilcox Case, Iowa City

3) Karla Koudelka, Des Moines

Mittens / Gloves (two or more colors)

1) Lisa Wilcox Case, Iowa City

2) Shannon Hofstadter, Ankeny

3) Joellen Bierschenk, Van Horne

Honorable Mention) Ann Wiegers, Ames

Cap or Hat (one yarn/color)

1) Brenda Hall, Des Moines

2) Dean Grannes, Des Moines

3) Karen Pavlik, Waukee

Honorable Mention) Stephanie Masumura, Des Moines

Honorable Mention) Karla Koudelka, Des Moines

Cap or Hat (multiple yarns/colors)

1) Joellen Bierschenk, Van Horne

2) Ami Bradwell, Des Moines

3) Sharla Glick, Huxley

Honorable Mention) Rebecca Roush, Cedar Rapids

Scarf (one yarn/color, other than lace)

1) Diann Egeland, Madrid

2) Karla Koudelka, Des Moines

3) Chris Shelton, Des Moines

Scarf (multiple yarns/colors, other than lace)

1) Lisa Houchins, Des Moines

2) Marlene Egleston, Marshalltown

3) Brenda Hall, Des Moines

Honorable Mention) Bill Turner, Muscatine

Scarf (lace stitch, worsted or heavier)

1) Nancy Vetter, Urbandale

Scarf (lace stitch, finer than worsted)

1) Alyssa McNab, Des Moines

2) Nancy Vetter, Urbandale

Infinity Scarf

1) Lisa Wilcox Case, Iowa City

2) Cynthia Rodewald, Dubuque

3) Shauneen Linton, Des Moines

Honorable Mention) Diann Egeland, Madrid

Cowl (yarn finer than worsted)

1) Lisa Wilcox Case, Iowa City

2) Victoria Wickham, Norwalk

3) Linda Laurenzo, Clive

Honorable Mention) Molly Vriezelaar, Altoona

Honorable Mention) Karla Koudelka, Des Moines

Cowl (yarn worsted weight or heavier)

1) Lisa Wilcox Case, Iowa City

2) Karen Pavlik, Waukee

3) Molly Vriezelaar, Altoona

Honorable Mention) Lisa Oelke, Van Meter

Shawl/Wrap/Shrug (one yarn/color, other than lace)

1) Bill Turner, Muscatine

2) Karla Koudelka, Des Moines

3) Brenda Rohr, Indianola

Honorable Mention) Diann Egeland, Madrid

Shawl/Wrap/Shrug (multiple yarns/colors, other than lace)

1) Alyssa McNab, Des Moines

2) Lisa Houchins, Des Moines

3) Stephanie Masumura, Des Moines

Honorable Mention) Marlene Egleston, Marshalltown

Shawl/Wrap/Shrug (lace stitch, worsted or heavier)

1) Molly Vriezelaar, Altoona

2) Nancy Vetter, Urbandale

Honorable Mention) Marlene Egleston, Marshalltown

Shawl/Wrap/Shrug (lace stitch, finer than worsted)

1) Molly Vriezelaar, Altoona

2) Hannah Bott, Mount Vernon

3) Tracy Bolander, Des Moines

Honorable Mention) Jean Gross, Waukee

Honorable Mention) Marlene Egleston, Marshalltown

Knitted Lace

1) Marlene Egleston, Marshalltown

2) Laura Juliano, Urbandale

3) Christine Thomson, Cedar Rapids

Holiday Decoration or Ornaments

1) Anna Wells, Davenport

2) Jean Scherr, West Des Moines

3) Cynthia Rodewald, Dubuque

Honorable Mention) Christine Thomson, Cedar Rapids

Toy

1) Denise Bein Kroll, Grimes

2) Shannon Hofstadter, Ankeny

3) Shauneen Linton, Des Moines

Bag or Tote

1) Michelle Henderson, Ankeny

2) Chris Shelton, Des Moines

Fashion Accessory

1) Dean Grannes, Des Moines

2) Tricia Johnson, Altoona

3) Tracy Bolander, Des Moines

Handspun Garment / Fashion Accessory

1) Christine Thomson, Cedar Rapids

2) Sherry L Murtle, Des Moines

3) Sarah Bradbury, West Des Moines

Felted Knit Item

1) Lisa Wilcox Case, Iowa City

2) Shauneen Linton, Des Moines

3) Ann Wiegers, Ames

Honorable Mention) Joellen Bierschenk, Van Horne

Sweepstakes - Hand Knitting

1) Lisa Wilcox Case, Iowa City

Best of Show - Hand Knitting

1) Marlene Egleston, Marshalltown