The sheep to shawl team of Loyalhannon Spinners Guild took home four
awards to sweep the competition at the 5th annual Sheep and Fiber Fest
at Waynesburg, Pennsylvania Saturday May 17, 2008. The team received
First Place as well as the Judges Award. Susan Rex of Apollo,
Westmoreland County received the Best Weaver Award and Sandy Truckner
of Avonmore, also Westmoreland County received the Best Spinner award.
Joining Susan and Sandy on the team were Deb Hart of Latrobe,
Westmoreland County as spinner, Nancy Solinger of Girty, Armstrong
County as spinner, and Kathy ***, Scottdale, Westmoreland County as
carder. Sherri McMahan of Brush Valley, Indiana County was the team
alternate. Ralph Adamson of Greene County sheared the silver colored
Romney sheep owned by Mary Lou Williams of Claysville.