Ronan resident places at wool competition

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MORGAN BROOKS, a senior at Ronan High School, models an Australian-patterned, biker-style wook jacket and wool pencil skirt. Brooks participated in the 70th Annual National Make It With Wool competition in San Antonio, Texas, last month. (Photo provided)

There were 95 adult contestants, 58 seniors, 146 juniors, 180 preteens and 32 made-for-others throughout the 30 states. There was a total of 1,537 yards of wool fabric and 243 skeins of wool yarn used to construct the MIWW garment entries this year.

For more information on the Make It With Wool program, visit and the Montana Make It With Wool facebook page, National Make It With Wool facebook page, Montana Wool Growers Assocation Facebook page, or email Montana MIWW Director Amanda Powell at aspowell11@hotmail.com.

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