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In-depth Look at 2020 Make It With Wool Winners

National competition recognizes meticulous garment construction

Threads Issue #212, Dec. 2020/Jan. 2021
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Make It With Wool (MIWW) is an annual competition that strives to highlight the natural beauty and versatility of wool fabrics and yarns. It encourages makers to use wool in ways that enable its attributes to truly shine. The competition is sponsored by the American Wool Council, the American Sheep Industry, and American Sheep Industry Women.

All garments must be created from fabric or yarn composed of at least 60 percent wool or specialty fibers such as alpaca, mohair, and cashmere. Contestants compete in age groups: Those age 12 and younger compete as preteens, 13- to 16-year-olds compete as juniors, 17- to 24-year-olds as seniors, and those 25 and older as adults. The garments are judged on the quality of sewing, the garment’s or ensemble’s appropriateness to the contestant’s lifestyle, and the creativity demonstrated. MIWW begins with state-level competition, the winners proceeding to the national judging round. Special accolades for…

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    AlainaZ | | #1

    I always love to see the winners of the MIWW contest, they are so inspiring!

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