Dear IAGARB Friends,
Here is the completed Yarn Contest flyer. Please send it out to your friends and groups.
We are very much looking forward to seeing what everyone can do with this beautiful yarn!
Results will be posted on our website this spring.
You can download the flyer below to send to your interested friends and groups.
Link to Contest Flyer for friends and groups:
ANGORA BLIZZARD YARN – ONE SKEIN CONTEST
We have a fun challenge for you. What can you knit with one skein (approximately 2 oz or 60 grams) of Angora Yarn?
The International Association of Germany Angora Rabbit Breeders (IAGARB) is holding a contest to promote luscious, humanely harvested German Angora Rabbit Wool. We want to spread the word of the pleasure of knitting with our yarns and the beauty of the finished items.
Angora Blizzard and Angora Ice Yarns are a blend of 85% Prime Angora and 15% domestic Cormo sheep wool.
Angora Blizzard is a 2-ply (approximately 240 yards)
Angora Ice is a 1-ply. (approximately 480 yards)
They are available in either white or natural grey or dyed colors.
Our yarn is 100% grown and spun in North America.
There will be two categories for entry – Blizzard (2-PLY) and Ice (1PLY).
Prizes in each category will be Amazon gift cards in US dollar amounts:
1st – $100.00
2nd – $50.00
3rd – $25.00
HOW TO ENTER
Entry is free and open to IAGARB members and the public.
Please send your contact information and 3 digital photos to:
- One close-up
- One showing the piece being worn
- One of your choice
- Tell us about your pattern (please include measurements)
- Include your proof of purchase
Our Judge is a fiber arts professional, not affiliated with IAGARB
- Work must have been completed in 2021.
- Items will be knitting only from IAGARB Blizzard or Ice yarns and weigh no more than 2 ounces or 60 grams.
3. Please indicate if your pattern is original.
If you are using someone else’s pattern, please include credit to the owner.
4. Contest deadline will be midnight May 1st, 2021
5. By participating, you agree that All photos will become property of IAGARB for promotional purposes
6. Winning photos and names of the winners will be posted on the IAGARB web site.
Questions? Please contact:
Erin Maclean: angora [at] bungalowfarm [dot] com
Catherine Fulbright: fulbrightfibers [at] gmail [dot] com
VENDORS who carry IAGARB Co-op Yarns
Prairie MoonRise Farm, Minnesota
Please email: jane [dot] killpack [at] gmail [dot] com for color options
Blizzard Yarn: White, Silver, Dyed
Bungalow Farm Angora
Erin Maclean, California
Angora Blizzard and Ice in natural, hand dyed using natural & synthetic dyes
Ice in Silver and natural dyes
Desert Garden Farms
Angora Blizzard in dyed and natural
I have one ply and two ply yarn available in white and dyed.
Angora Blizzard in natural white
Angora Blizzard and Angora Ice Yarns in white and silver