Northern Michigan Lamb and Wool Festival
   The Friendliest Little Fiber Festival Around

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                    Annual Pattern  Challenge

Eligible entries must include yarn/fiber wrapper or tag with the name of the NMLWF vendor on it to prove that you purchased your roving, or yarn at the festival with the purpose of showing support for the vendors at NMLWF.

The only two "rules" are: #1: you use either the knit or crochet pattern identified and #2: you purchased (and saved proof of purchase such as receipt, tag etc) the materials for your shawl at the Northern Michigan Lamb and Wool Festival.
Should you have a question please contact us at:  [email protected]

Dear Crochet-er,  (Knitters, see below)

We have selected the “Lost in Time” shawl for our crochet challenge for 2018.  (See image above)

The pattern calls for fingering weight (14 wpi), Hook size 4.0 , 766-1094 yards.

(**Please note that this pattern is used with permission from its designer and may NOT be sold under any circumstances. It may be shared but NOT SOLD. It is a free pattern on the ravelry website.) 

Please go to this link to access the” Lost in Time” shawl by Mijo Crochet (Johanna Lindahl pattern:


 Dear Knitters,

We have selected a shawl called “Stitch Sampler Shawl” for our challenge in 2018. We encourage you to purchase your supplies at our festival this year and we look forward to seeing your creations at the 2018 NMLWF on September 29th & 30th, 2018.

We were unable to upload the link to the pattern so we are including the PDF file for it here: Stitch Sampler Shawl

(**Please note that this pattern is used with permission from its designer at On This Day Designs and is a FREE pattern available on Ravelry. Pattern is NOT to be SOLD. )  See image below.