Results

Results


Spinzilla 2016 Results are in!

5,507,622 yards of yarn spun!

Team Champion Louet North America, 296,849 yards

Rogue Champion Jeri Nokes, 28,592

Most Yarn Spun Monica Bittner, Team Louet North America, 50,378 yards

Thanks for taking your time to spin during Spinzilla!

2016 Team Standing
1. Team Louet North America 296,849
2. Team Knot Another Hat 231,738
3. Team Edgewood Garden Studio 158,459
4. Team Hand Spinning News UK 151,647
5. Team Hilltop Cloud 146,299
6. Team Fancy Tiger 141,797
7. Team Zuzu Beans Fibers and Blue Moon Alpacas Twisted Spinners 136,146
8. Team Mielke 135,845
9. Team WEBS 115,893
10. Team SweetGeorgia 115,131
11. Team Alexandrascrafts 99,020
12. Team A Good Yarn PurlDiverSpinners 91,613
13. Team Blazing Star Ranch Blazing Spinners 86,269
14. Team Meridian Jacobs 86,226
15. Team The Woolery 84,995
16. Team PLY Magazine 84,809
17. Team Ewe and I Spin Together 83,405
18. Team Yarnorama Ya Ya’s 83,342
19. Team Websters 77,077
20. Team Gate House Fiber Arts Spinners/Team Heavenly Handspinning Spinners Group 76,082
21. Team Sue’s Stupendous Spinners 75,005
22. Team Shuttles Spinners 74,506
23. Team Koigu 71,308
24. Team Spin Off 71,251
25. Team Allons-y! fiber arts 69,671
26. Team ClothRoads Warmis Phuskadoras 68,056
27. Team Foxglove – Ashford 66,268
28. Team Cotton Clouds Cotton Tails 63,378
29. Team Three Waters Farm 61,138
30. Team Cross Wind Spinners 60,980
31. Team Three Oaks Knits Iowa Spinners 60,260
32. Team Runyan Artware’s Twisted Fibers 59,918
33. Team Arizona Yarn Wheel Warriors 59,870
34. Team Yarn Hollow Nutty Coconuts 58,785
35. Team Heritage Spinners 57,050
36. Team Echoview Revolutionaries 56,577
37. Team Yarn Barn of Kansas Twisters 55,770
38. Team Kromski 55,349
39. Team Schacht Spindle Company Spinners 55,196
40. Team The Ross Farm’s Farmers and Friends 53,430
41. Team Criativity ~ Flip Flops & Fleece 53,137
42. Team Strauch’s Knotty Ladies 53,090
43. Team HOKC Spinners 52,390
44. Team The Natural Twist 50,292
45. Team San Diego County Spinners 50,131
46. Team Paradise Fibers Spinners 48,899
47. Team Carolina Homespun 48,876
48. Team Black Locust Farm/Medina Spinning Guild/Team Cloverhill Yarn Shop 48,033
49. Team Treenway Silks 46,257
50. Team Dyed In The Wool with Three Sheep 45,599
51. Team The Spinsters of Nob Hill 44,687
52. Team Weavolution 44,398
53. Team Ball & Skein California Coastal Spinners/ Team The Yarn Crushers 44,114
54. Team LYDIA Yarn’s Spinning in the South 43,860
55. Team Gate City Gang 43,015
56. Team Island Yarn & Art Supplies Aloha Spinners 42,821
57. Team Flying Fibers Spindolls 40,437
58. Team Grandma’s Spinning Wheel’s Whorling Dervishes/Team Happy Ewe Fab Funky Fibers 40,179
59. Team 614 Knit Studio Spinners 38,754
60. Team Yampa Valley Fiberworks Whorling Women 35,540
61. Team Countrywool 35,252
62. Team Michigan’s Heritage Park Spinners 34,443
63. Team Purlescence Textile Witches 34,354
64. Team Alaskan Yarn Co. 33,683
65. Team Trading Post Spinners 33,409
66. Team Darn Yarn Spinners 29,751
67. Team Fox Valley Spinning Guild Spinners 28,964
68. Team MadWool Spinners 27,076
69. Team Threadbender’s Rockin’ Bobbins 26,748
70. Team Happy Fuzzy Yarn 25,546
71. Team Espace Tricot 22,612
72. Team Hedgehog Handworks GWW Spinners 19,728
73. Team Hill Country Weavers 17,930
74. Team Altered Stitch SoCal Fibre Fanatics 16,410

Rogue Spinners 470,799

Monster Mile Club (Spinner who spun at least a mile of yarn) 1,066

Top Five Spinners
1. Monica Bittner, Team Louet North America, 50,378
2. Cheryl Newhouse, Team Knot Another Hat, 42,686
3. Laura Halfpenny, Team Zuzu Bean Fibers and Blue Moon Alpacas Twisted Spinners, 40,413
4. Sue Brady, Team Knot Another Hat, 39,745
5. Teresa Simons, Team Louet North America, 35,690

Top Five Rogue Spinners
1. Jeri Nokes, 28,592
2. Holly Gillespie, 24,605
3. Jess Morris, 20,920
4. Catherine Rouleau, 16,552
5. Andrew Jackson, 13,459

Yardage by Country
United States 4,586,288
Canada 432,354
United Kingdom 325,659
Bolivia 64,296
Sweden 42,936
Germany 15,682
Australia 8,981
Spain 8,484
Iceland 8,348
Finland 6,141
United Arab Emirates 2,935
Japan 2,517
Norway 1,461
Ireland 1,239
Belgium 301

Yardage by State
Colorado 582,659
Oregon 443,915
California 431,397
Washington 320,545
Michigan 268,408
Pennsylvania 220,821
Ohio 204,273
Texas 185,748
Wisconsin 161,773
Massachusetts 134,857
Florida 133,701
New Mexico 118,710
North Carolina 116,234
Arizona 104,536
Georgia 92,532
Minnesota 85,783
Illinois 81,638
New York 80,673
Indiana 73,288
Iowa 71,200
Kentucky 67,712
Kansas 56,180
Alaska 47,266
South Carolina 44,429
Missouri 43,767
Virginia 41,531
Idaho 40,765
Tennessee 35,979
Maryland 30,807
New Hampshire 29,980
Connecticut 25,679
Hawaii 25,180
New Jersey 23,931
Vermont 17,129
Arkansas 15,434
South Dakota 14,911
Wyoming 12,595
Louisiana 12,356
West Virginia 11,674
Oklahoma 11,377
Utah 10,204
Maine 8,667
Nevada 8,377
Rhode Island 6,755
Montana 6,624
Nebraska 5,613
Alabama 4,929
North Dakota 1,200

Spinzilla 2015

5,246,497 yards of yarn spun!

Team Champion Louet North America, 271,607 yards

Rogue Champion Holly Gillespie, 18,390 yards

Most Yarn Spun Tracy Hammond, Team Louet North America, 48,028 yards

 

$17,700 raised for the NeedleArts Mentoring Program

 

1 yard or 100,000 we needed them all!

Thanks for taking your time to spin during Spinzilla! 2015

 

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Team Standing
1. Louet North America 271,607
2. Knot Another Hat 244,025
3. KnitGirllls 183,210
4. Fancy Tiger 158,990
5. Edgewood Garden Studio 149,076
6. Ply Magazine 147,563
7. Hand Spinning News UK 146,337
8. Carolina Homespun 138,710
9. WEBS 126,577
10. Yarn Tree Studio 126,194
11. Recycled Lamb 117,245
12. Mielke 111,479
13. Woolery 102,173
14. Allons-y! fiber arts 101,646
15. SweetGeorgia 93,379
16. ZuZu Beans and Blue Moon’s Twisted Spinners 90,256
17. Alaskan Yarn Company 90,065
18. Meridian Jacobs 81,730
19. Web-sters Handspinners 80,754
20. Kromski 80,701
21. Blazing Start Ranch’s Blazing Spindles 76,174
22. A Good Yarn PurlDiver 73,904
23. Shuttles Spinners 69,666
24. ClothRoads Warmis Phuskadoras 68,511
25. Storey Publishing Spinners 68,343
26. Spin-Off 68,133
27. Yarn Hollow Nutty Coconuts 65,912
28. Happy Fuzzy Yarn Spinners 65,848
29. Asheville NC Home Crafts Spinning Revolutionaries 64,915
30. Trading Post Spinners 63,633
31. Koigu 58,858
32. Schacht Spindle Co Spinners 58,796
33. Yarnorama Ya Ya’s 58,158
34. Natural Twist 56,507
35. Yarnology’s Twisted Sisters 56,431
36. Yarns by Design 56,284
37. Frabjous Fibers Mad Spinning Party 55,566
38. Sue’s Soft Stuff Stupendous Spinners 53,716
39. Cross Wind Spinners 52,240
40. Arizona Yarn & Fiber Wheel Warriors 52,028
41. A Yarn Crossing/Maupston Jumbo Flyers 51,086
42. Heritage Spinning & Weaving 50,680
43. Hill Country Weavers 50,379
44. Cotton Clouds’ Cotton Tails 50,110
45. Darn Yarn Harmony Spinners 49,832
46. Fancy Fibers 47,292
47. Natural Stitches Spinning B*tches 46,635
48. Three Oaks Knits Spinners 46,613
49. Knotty Ladies & Yarntiques 44,714
50. Vegan Yarn 44,152
51. Flying Fibers Spindolls 43,508
52. San Diego County Spinners 43,486
53. Yarn Barn of Kansas Twisters 43,322
54. Foxglove-Ashford 42,026
55. Maine Top Mill Spinners/Yarn Boutique Lafayette 41,227
56. Purl Yarn Handspinners/The Whole 9 Yarns 40,444
57. MadWool Spinners 39,766
58. Happy Ewe Fab Funky Fibers 38,603
59. Medina Spinning & Weaving Guild/Yarn Store at Nob Hill 37,857
60 Fiber Optic Yarns 34,809
61. Purlescence Yarns Spinning Purls 29,598
62. Espace Tricot 29,416
63. Nature’s Yarns Splendid Spinners 27,012
64. Hedgehog Handworks GWW Spinners 16,679

Rogue Spinners 371,911

Monster Mile Club (Spinner who spun at least a mile of yarn) 1,027

Top Five Spinners
1. Tracy Hammond, Team Louet North America 48,028
2. Sultana Charania, Team Knot Another Hat 47,147
3.Monica Bittner, Team Louet North America 40,765
4. Cheryl Newhouse, Team Knot Another Hat 36,438
5. Natasha Sills, Team Ply Magazine 36,348

Top Five Rogue Spinners
1. Holly Gillespie 18,390
2. Jane Sheetz 18,208
3. Ann Green 15,312
4. Anita Lopez-Conheady 11,298
5. Laia Sanchez-Vidal 11,053

Yardage by Country
United States 4,533,924
Canada 402,911
United Kingdom 179,652
Bolivia 68,511
Sweden 25,100
Spain 11,053
Australia 8,151
Norway 5,166
Iceland 4,377
Netherlands 3,880
New Zealand 2,070
Ireland 696
Germany 556
Belgium 451

Yardage by State
California 504,494
Colorado 459,074
Oregon 282,799
Texas 245,753
Washington 256,269
Michigan 250,626
Wisconsin 194,345
North Carolina 188,004
Pennsylvania 179,426
Massachusetts 149,752
New York 147,428
Ohio 138,838
Indiana 113,537
Florida 105,136
Illinois 99,199
Kentucky 96,770
New Mexico 83,270
Arizona 81,005
Virginia 79,942
Georgia 71,813
Connecticut 64,240
Minnesota 59,180
Maryland 53,162
Iowa 53,075
Alaska 52,132
New Jersey 46,282
Idaho 45,243
Missouri 45,029
Kansas 42,309
Utah 39,356
Tennessee 38,680
Vermont 38,400
New Hampshire 26,686
Maine 25,543
Louisiana 22,455
Alabama 19,752
South Carolina 19,182
Montana 17,516
Mississippi 15,279
Arkansas 13,510
Wyoming 12,849
Nebraska 11,922
APO AE 10,621
South Dakota 10,162
Hawaii 6,023
Oklahoma 5,751
Nevada 4,578
West Virginia 4,562
Delaware 2,031
Rhode Island 935

Spinzilla 2014 

3,983,286 yards of yarn spun!

Team Champion Fancy Tiger 171,493 yards

Rogue Champion Jane Sheetz 13,747 yards

Most Yarn Spun Tracy Hammond of Team Woolery  30,831 yards

$13,360 raised for the NeedleArts Mentoring Program

For photos, check out the blog.

2014 Team Standing  

  1. Team Fancy Tiger                                                     171,493
  2. Team KnitGirllls                                                       170,691
  3. Team Louet North America                                    156,853
  4. Team Knot Another Hat                                          132,205
  5. Team Ply                                                                      128,199
  6. Team Woolery                                                             121,710
  7. Team Carolina Homespun                                       121,493
  8. Team Recycled Lamb                                                 112,232
  9. Team Mielke’s Fiber Arts                                          102,288
  10. Team Edgewood Garden Studio                                96,165
  11. Team Yarn Tree Studio                                                93,803
  12. Team Shuttles, Spindles, and Skeins                        92,345
  13. Team Kromski North America                                   89,083
  14. Team WEBS                                                                   88,455
  15. Team SweetGeorgia Yarns                                          84,446
  16. Team Spin-Off                                                               82,872
  17. Team Angora Girls                                                       74,703
  18. Team Asheville Homecrafts                                       73,943
  19. Team Warmis Phuskadoras/ClothRoads                66,071
  20. Team Meridian Jacobs                                                64,644
  21. Team Yarn Hollow                                                       63,184
  22. Team Uniquities                                                           62,035
  23. Team Alaskan Yarn Co.                                                61,959
  24. Team Yarnorama                                                          59,882
  25. Team Schacht                                                                 58,907
  26. Team Dyed in the Wool/Natural Stitches                 58,657
  27. Team Village Wools                                                        58,130
  28. Team Vegan Yarns                                                          57,223
  29. Team Heritage Spinners                                                56,084
  30. Team Tippacanoe Spinners/Yarns By Design           55,710
  31. Team Web-sters                                                               55,467
  32. Team Foxglove Fiberarts-Ashford USA                      55,226
  33. Team Happy Fuzzy Yarn                                                55,205
  34. Team Gate City Yarns/Ewe Knit It                               52,534
  35. Team Alpaca Direct                                                         51,413
  36. Team Blazing Star Ranch Blazing Spindles               51,065
  37. Team Serendipity Spinners                                          50,804
  38. Team Fancy Fibers                                                         50,151
  39. Team Cotton Clouds Cottontails                                 49,727
  40. Team Louet Holland                                                      48,238
  41. Team The Whole Nine Yarns Spinners                      46,750
  42. Team Trading Post Spinners                                       45,581
  43. Team Flying Fibers Spindolls                                      44,717
  44. Team Storey                                                                      44,668
  45. Team Hillcountry Weavers                                          43,131
  46. Team San Diego County Spinners                              42,544
  47. Team A Grand Yarn/Nimblestix                                 42,464
  48. Team Knotty Ladies & Yarntiques                              42,127
  49. Team Lucky Cat Crafts                                                  41,069
  50. Team MadWool                                                              34,870
  51. Team Fiber Lady/Darn Yarn Harmony Spinners   30,814
  52. Team Mirkwood Spindles                                            17,273

Top Five Spinners

  1. Tracy Hammond, Team Woolery                               30,831
  2. Cheryl Newhouse, Team Knot Another Hat            30,723
  3. Sultana Charania, Team Carolina Homespun        30,437
  4. Alexis Borsboom, Team Louet North America       26,384
  5. Monica Bittner, Team Louet North America          25,854

Top Five Rogue Spinners

  1. Jane Sheetz                13,747
  2. Penelope Lister          13,704
  3. Dawnie Roberts            9,450
  4. Shannon Mathers          9,010
  5. Pamela Shelmidine       7,436

Yardage By Country

United States                  3,570,816
Canada                                214,563
Bolivia                                   66,071
The Netherlands                42,499
United Kingdom                 36,978
Australia                               11,567
Sweden                                   9,263
Spain                                       7,379
Germany                                5,194
Norway                                   4,216
Finland                                   3,063
Taiwan                                    2,773
Ireland                                    2,002
New Zealand                          1,397
 

Spinzilla’s inaugural year, 2013, was incredible. Thanks to all the team and prize sponsors and participants who jumped in with both feet to spin with us.  Here are the highlights:

  • Registration fees generated nearly $6,000 for the Needle Arts Mentoring Program. The spinners of tomorrow thank you!
  • Collectively Spinzilla spinners spun nearly 1.4 MILLION YARDS OF YARN (1,373,175)
  • Every team spun at least 24,500 yards of yarn!

Team Fancy Tiger Crafts won bragging rights for an entire year as the 2013 Spinzilla Team Champions by spinning an astounding 94,940 yards of yarn!

Terresa Lawson Rogue Champion, spun 13,106 yards of yarn!

A special award for the individual that spun the most yardage goes to Cheryl Newhouse who brought home a whopping 16,852 yards for Team Storey Publishing.

Top Ten Teams

  • Team Fancy Tiger 94,940
  • Team KnitGirllls 82,587
  • Team Storey 78,712
  • Team Woolery 74,593
  • Team Louet 63,964
  • Team SweetGeorgia 62,844
  • Team Mielke 62,652
  • Team Knot Another Hat/Natural Fiber Producers 61,732
  • Team Yarn Hollow 61,648
  • Team Knitting Nest/Edgewood Fiber Studio 61,590