Congratulations to the Winners of the 2022 TKGA Design Contest
First Place and TKGA 2022 Designer of Shawls: Reversible Beaded Shawl by Quinny Zhang
Second Place: Spruce Forest by Emily Robison.
Third Place: Celebration Shawl by Jen Anderson
Fourth Place: Milú by Debbie West
Fifth Place: Ay Calypso Shawl by Sherril Steele-Carlin
Sixth Place: Surfing the Waves by Allison Danneels
All of our winners received a custom ribbon in the color corresponding to their placement. The top three winners also received a cash prize and a copy of Nomadic Knits Issue 10: Texas e-book. Due to the incredible work of the entrees, Nomadic Knits also donated three issues of
Nomadic Knits Issue 12: Utah/Nevada ebook for our fourth through sixth places.
New this year, Judge’s Choice Awards
Foreshore by Betsy Hoenes for creative use of color.
Rising Fawn Wrap by Elizabeth Hamilton for for carrying the theme with excellent workmanship on a piece that required a lot of inventiveness.
STOL Shawl by Jeanie Grace Tully for best design exemplifying the spirit of the contest —Flight Plan.
Essence of Autumn by Cheryl Lobenberg for unusual and innovative use of texture.
Many thanks to our sponsor, Nomadic Knits, for their generous donation of the Nomadic Knits Issue 10: Texas and Nomadic Knits Issue 12: Utah/Nevada for our winners.
And a special thanks to our four TKGA Certified Judges: Nancy Duncan, Michael Harrigan, Peggy Mann-Rhinehart, and Amie Palmer.