Regular (prize winners selected by adjudication)

  • Keeping warm: hats (and other head and ear coverings), hand coverings (e.g., gloves, mittens), and foot coverings (e.g., socks, slippers)
  • Clothing: sweaters, dresses, skirts and shirts
  • Housewares (large): blankets, wall hangings, tablecloths, etc.
  • Housewares (small): pillows, toys, decorations, dishcloths, etc.
  • Necks and shoulders: scarfs, shawls, ponchos, etc.

Bonus (prize winners selected by adjudication)

  • Multidisciplinary: items that have both knitting and crochet elements are eligible for this category, in addition to their primary category, listed above

Draws (prize winners selected by random draw)

  • Guild Design: If your entry uses a pattern designed by a KWKG member (your own or someone else’s), it is eligible for this draw.
  • COVID-inspired: Did you learn a new technique while stuck at home? Make an amigurumi model of the COVID-19 virus? Explain how COVID led to you creating this item, and it will be eligible for this draw.

Subcategories

Within the regular and bonus categories, there will be three subcategories:

  • Beginner
    • First item of a “type” you’ve knit (e.g., first socks, first shawl)
    • First time using a new technique (e.g., first colourwork project, first lace project)
    • First time using new materials/fibre
    • First time entering an item for adjudication
  • Intermediate
    • It’s not your first time, but you aren’t an expert either
  • Expert
    • You are a professional knitter/designer/fibre artist
    • You are regularly recognized as an expert knitter
    • Your work is regularly recognized through awards

We reserve the right to move an item to another category or subcategory if we think it has been miscategorized.

Eligibility

You must be a guild member to enter items in the show. Items must have been completed after June 12, 2018 (the date of our last show).