I went to our local fair and was really glad to see the quality of the knitting entires. There were several pairs of monkey socks, and some had been awarded prizes. The grand prize for the knitting division went to a lacey knit summer dress - very pretty!
I think I am going to enter some of my knitting projects next year - I have ideas for several patterns I want to write. I plan to put some of the project models in the fair - at least one pair of socks, a scarf a full garment such as a sweater, cardigan, dress etc.