International Back to Back Wool Challenge
Victoria 3242 Australia
20010 Results Annual Challenge
Promoting Wool World Wide & Fund Raising for Cancer Research
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Spiders Spin a Winning Woolly Web Toronto
The Toronto Spiders team competing at
Winning a whole hour ahead of the second place getter, The Czech Republic team, their time was not enough to break the Guinness world record time of 4 hours 51 minutes and 14 seconds, held by the Merriwa Jumbucks
Thirteen teams of blade shearers, handspinners and knitters entered at
twelve different venues around the world in the sixteenth Challenge, completed on Sunday 20th June 2010.
Each team consisted of a blade shearer, a country of origin sheep and seven
handspinners (with spinning wheels) and knitters who follow the identical
Challenge rules and pattern to knit the adult size jumper.
The teams were from six different countries, two teams competing on
Each team not only promoted wool world wide but raised substantial
funds for Cancer Research.
Countries competing this year included
First :- Toronto Spiders,
NEW CANADIAN RECORD Including a 5 min penalty.
Second:- Team 1,
Third:- Hitsujikouboh Masako,
InsideToronto.com did a great article - check it out!!