Creative winter challenge

Thirty two entries were received in the four categories of the 2017 Headwarmer Challenge held during the Gloucester Chill Out Festival (July 22).

The entries were judged by the Gloucester Country Women’s Association and displayed in the CWA hall at the festival.

Fifteen of the entries were donated for sale and were auctioned.

Winners: The Aussie traveller – 1st Ruth Boorer, 2nd Leanne Wilkinson; Sung as a bug – 1st Margery Phair, 2nd Bev Murray; Make it fun with odds and ends – 1st Adele Compton, 2nd Roma Howe; Create a cushion with a purpose – 1st Leanne Wilkinson, 2nd Liz Martin; Best overall headwarmer, hand knitted or croquet – Ruth Boorer; Best overall headwarmer, felt or other material  – Adele Compton; People choice award – Leanne Wilkinson

The challenge is sponsored by Gloucester Medico, with all proceeds donated to the Gloucester breast and prostate cancer support groups.