DES MOINES, IA (08/11/2014)(readMedia)-- Alyssa McNab of Des Moines received Best of Show honors in the Crochet division of the Fabric and Threads contest judged prior to the start of the 2014 Iowa State Fair.

Melanie Stiles, also of Des Moines, received the Sweepstakes award.

Additional results below:

Doily (less than 14 inches, white or ecru)

1) Jessica Weinreich, Oskaloosa

2) Alice Grimm, Riverside

3) Sandy Winchester, Ankeny

4) Keri Crowley, Indianola

Doily (less than 14 inches, colored thread)

1) Alyssa McNab, Des Moines

2) Jessica Weinreich, Oskaloosa

3) Sarah Delo, Ottumwa

4) Keri Crowley, Indianola

Honorable Mention) Erin Hodgson, Ames

Doily (2 or more colors)

1) Jessica Weinreich, Oskaloosa

2) Keri Crowley, Indianola

3) Melanie Stiles, Des Moines

4) Alyssa McNab, Des Moines

Centerpiece (14-21 inches in diameter)

1) Alyssa McNab, Des Moines

2) Jessica Weinreich, Oskaloosa

3) Sherry Murtle, Des Moines

4) Sandy Winchester, Ankeny

Centerpiece (22-30 inches in diameter)

1) Alyssa McNab, Des Moines

2) Keri Crowley, Indianola

3) Jessica Weinreich, Oskaloosa

4) Alice Grimm, Riverside

Honorable Mention) Norma J. Hill, Des Moines

Luncheon Cloth (30-54 inches in diameter)

1) Barbara DeWit, Tracy

2) None Awarded

3) Jessica Weinreich, Oskaloosa

Dresser Scarf or Runner

1) None Awarded

2) Alyssa McNab, Des Moines

3) Alice Grimm, Riverside

Tablecloth (over 54 inches in diameter)

1) Alyssa McNab, Des Moines

2) Barbara DeWit, Tracy

Afghan (granny squares, block pattern & assembly)

1) Lila Modlin, Perry

2) Melanie Stiles, Des Moines

3) Margie Davidson, Windsor Heights

4) Deanna Cathcart, Fort Dodge

Honorable Mention) Miranda Hartman, Urbana

Afghan (ripple pattern)

1) Melanie Stiles, Des Moines

2) Sandra Kinzenbaw, Marengo

3) Marilyn Bacon, Brooklyn

4) Deanna Cathcart, Fort Dodge

Afghan (shell stitch)

1) None Awarded

2) Shirley J. Leonard, West Des Moines

3) Norma J. Hill, Des Moines

4) Melanie Stiles, Des Moines

Afghan (stitch other than above)

1) Linda Campbell, Johnston

2) Marilyn Bacon, Brooklyn

3) Melanie Stiles, Des Moines

4) Sandra Kinzenbaw, Marengo

Honorable Mention) Julie Lyon, Boone

Honorable Mention) Nancy Schimmels, Cresco

Baby Afghan

1) Sandra Kinzenbaw, Marengo

2) Betty Christianson, Pleasant Hill

3) Sarah Delo, Ottumwa

4) Wynona Bohemann, Norwalk

Honorable Mention) Bethany Kula, Des Moines

Honorable Mention) Marilyn Bacon, Brooklyn

Baby Jacket

1) Melanie Stiles, Des Moines

2) Norma J. Hill, Des Moines

3) Barbara DeWit, Tracy

Child's Dress

1) Barbara DeWit, Tracy

2) Laurie Navin, Polk City

3) Darcy Johnson, Arispe

4) Samantha Bullock, Ankeny

Child's Sweater

1) Tracy Feldmann, West Des Moines

2) None Awarded

3) Jackie Holecek, Davenport

Shawl / Poncho

1) Alyssa McNab, Des Moines

2) Sara Brown, Iowa City

3) Melissa Perkins, Nevada

4) Christina Shuy, Marion

Honorable Mention) Diane Killam, Cedar Rapids

Honorable Mention) Molly Vriezelaar, Altoona

Honorable Mention) Laurie Navin, Polk City

Pullover Sweater

1) Tracy Feldmann, West Des Moines

2) None Awarded

3) None Awarded

4) Laurie Navin, Polk City

Cardigan Sweater

1) Katy Diltz, Coggon

2) Betty Whitson, Ottumwa

3) Tracy Feldmann, West Des Moines

4) Keri Crowley, Indianola

Honorable Mention) Sarah Delo, Ottumwa

Lace Edging

1) Jadvyga Gerasimovic, Iowa City

2) Louise Whitlow, Johnston

3) Jessica Weinreich, Oskaloosa

4) Susan Cole, Exline

Scarf

1) Katy Diltz, Coggon

2) Tracy Feldmann, West Des Moines

3) Sara Brown, Iowa City

4) Seren Shank, Ames

Honorable Mention) Sarah Delo, Ottumwa

Hat

1) Seren Shank, Ames

2) Stephanie Masumura, Des Moines

3) Tracy Feldmann, West Des Moines

4) Sara Brown, Iowa City

Honorable Mention) Deanna Cathcart, Fort Dodge

Purse

1) Tracy Feldmann, West Des Moines

2) Judith Hainaut, Des Moines

3) Catherine Gochnauer, Adel

4) Melanie Stiles, Des Moines

Honorable Mention) J. Sue Myatt, Bettendorf

Honorable Mention) Seren Shank, Ames

Jewelry

1) None Awarded

2) Sarah Delo, Ottumwa

3) Seren Shank, Ames

4) Stephanie Masumura, Des Moines

Doll Garment - Yarn

1) Melanie Stiles, Des Moines

2) None Awarded

3) Barbara DeWit, Tracy

Doll Garment - Thread

1) Melanie Stiles, Des Moines

2) Barbara DeWit, Tracy

3) Joey Shaw, Perry

Toy

1) Catherine Gochnauer, Adel

2) Stephanie Masumura, Des Moines

3) Taylor Hardy, Osceola

4) Samantha Bullock, Ankeny

Honorable Mention) Sarah Berns, Cedar Rapids

Honorable Mention) Terri Argotsinger, Ankeny

Ornaments

1) Louise Whitlow, Johnston

2) Jessica Weinreich, Oskaloosa

3) Alyssa McNab, Des Moines

4) Keri Crowley, Indianola

Holiday Decoration

1) None Awarded

2) Alyssa McNab, Des Moines

Crochet Rug

1) Melanie Stiles, Des Moines

2) None Awarded

3) None Awarded

4) Tracy Feldmann, West Des Moines

Felted Item

1) Seren Shank, Ames

2) Melissa Perkins, Nevada

3) Katy Diltz, Coggon

4) Laurie Navin, Polk City

The Fabric and Threads Department is located on the second floor of the William C. Knapp Varied Industries Building sponsored by Principal Financial Group. The exhibits are open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. every Fair day.

"Nothing Compares" to the 2014 Iowa State Fair, August 7-17. The Fairgrounds are located at East 30th and East University Avenue, just 10 minutes east of downtown Des Moines, and are open 7 a.m. to 1 a.m. each day of the Fair. Exhibit hours may vary. For more information, call 800/545-FAIR or visit iowastatefair.org.

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