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812-Lancaster Farming, Saturday, August 6, 1994
Spinners Peggy Schott, Pat Thalhauser, and Trudy Dlssinger transform raw wool
into fine yarn.
From Sheep To Shawl
Sheared Wool Becomes
LOU ANN GOOD
Lancaster Farming Staff
LEBANON (Lebanon Co.)
Nimble fingers spun fine wool, the
shuttle of the weaving loom sped
between the warp, and the shearer
hand clipped the wool from a
docile sheep as the Lebanon Val
ley Woolcys Club demonstrated
the art of weaving a fine quality
The demonstration at the Leba
non Fair on Tuesday night showed
fairgoers how wool shorn from a
sheep can quickly be transformed
into a wearable garment.
Quickly—that is if you have
the expertise of spinners Peggy
Schott of Lebanon, Pat Thalhauser
of Lebanon, Trudy Dissinger of
Schacfferstown, weaver Barbara
Hchnlcy of Myerstown, and shear
er Joe Schott of Lebanon.
The club meets regularly and
has participated in sheep to shawl
demonstrations for many years.
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Lebanon County Fair Queen Kristy Wright Is shown with her parents Larry and Gail
and sisters, Jenny, 9, and Janie, 14. The family breeds and raises Golden Retrievers.
Kristy Is a member of the 4-H Puppy Pals Dog Club for seven years. She trains the
dogs and takes them to AKC and 4-H shows. A senior at Northern Lebanon High
School, Kristy Is active In marching and concert band, choir, school musicals, varsity
cheerieadlng, and tumbling club. She is also a grand diamond WCTU medalist for a
Joe Schott of Lebanon demonstrates hand shearing the
wool from sheep. In a timed competition, Joe would use
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