Henry County 4-H Knitting Club

4-H Knitting meets every Monday after school in January.

KNITTING Category for fair entries

The objective is for youth to learn the skills involved in hand knitting with needles. Therefore items made on a knitting loom or knitting machine are NOT to be entered and will not be judged.

 

824      Small/simple knitted item(s): Items such as a hat, pillow, purse, scarf, belt, doll afghan, or two wash cloths

            using worsted weight yarn. Solid color or variegated yarn is acceptable. Wash cloths should be made from

            worsted weight cotton yarn. Items are limited to those that include garter stitch, stockinette stitch, and/or

            ribbing stitch. Scarf must be at least 24” long. Items made on a knitting machine or looms do not fit in this class.

 

825      Knitted Item created with Novelty/Decorative Yarn(s): Do not use standard medium weight yarn. Such

            as a purse, scarf, hat, leg warmers, etc. Scarf must be at least 24” long. Items made on a knitting machine

            or looms do not fit in this class.

 

826      Larger/simple knitted item(s): Items such as a pair of mittens; pair of slippers, shawl; or afghan (minimum

            size equivalent to 36” x 36”). May use yarn other than worsted weight yarn. Two colors and one pattern

            stitch may be used in addition to garter stitch, stockinette stitch, and/or ribbing stitch. Items made on a

            knitting machine or loom do not fit in this class.

 

827A    Knitted project focused on Shape—Garment or Fashion Accessory: Exhibit one item or a pair of items

            using pick up stitches, and/or knitting in the round. Item must include increase or decrease. May use yarns

            other than worsted weight yarn. May include simple color changes (stripes or duplicate stitch). Ideas such

            as: gloves, hat, mittens, socks, leggings, skirt, sweater, or vest. Items made on a knitting machine or looms

            do not fit in this class.

 

827B    Knitted project focused on Shape—Stuffed Toy: Exhibit one item using pick up stitches, and/or knitting

            in the round. Item must include increase or decrease. May use yarns other than worsted weight yarn. May

            include simple color changes (stripes or duplicate stitch). Items made on a knitting machine or looms do not

            fit in this class.

 

828      Knitted project focused on Color Design: Exhibit one item or a pair of items using charted designs or

            design your own. Charted designs may include color changes such as Fair Isle Intarsia, and Mosaic

            knitting. Original designs must include a copy of directions, notes, and any diagrams used to create the

            item. Ideas such as: pillow, afghan (minimum size 45-x 60-inches), holiday stocking (minimum 18-inches in

            length), purse, pair of socks, sweater. Items made on a knitting machine or looms do not fit in this class.

 

829      Knitted project focused on Textural Design: Exhibit one item or pair of items using charted designs or

            design your own. Charted designs must include multiple pattern stitches such as Aran Isle knitting or lace

            knitting. Knitting with beads is also acceptable. Original designs must include a copy of directions, notes,

            and any diagrams used to create the item. Ideas such as: cell phone holder, amulet, pillow, afghan

           (minimum size 45-x 60-inches), holiday stocking (minimum 18-inches in length), purse, pair of socks,

            sweater. Items made on a knitting machine or looms do not fit in this class.