Tag Archives : Award Winning Crochet


The Journey of The Mystery Machine – Part 1 2

When my son Griffin decided on a Scooby Doo themed party for his 6th birthday, I had fantasies of painting my minivan to look like the Mystery Machine. A friend suggested I “Yarn Bomb” the van with a crocheted coat to look like the Scooby gang’s vehicle. For a couple of weeks I seriously considered […]


This Shawl Sets our Picot Free! 6

It’s fall, we need inspiration. If you’re like me and haven’t really started your holiday crafting, and if you aren’t like me please don’t gloat, I thought I’d start awarding some simple and yet elegant projects that will WOW your giftees! This gorgeous shawl was made by CLF member Espins it’s from the book “Crochet Lace: […]


More Hookalicious Crochet!! 1

Congratulations to CelticMommy, a very active CLF member who used Julie Armstrong Holtz’s pattern to make the Hong Kong Bag found in Uncommon Crochet! CelticMommy you are the recipient of the CLF Hookalicious award for outstanding crochet! I love the notes, and the details you put on your project page!! Love this bag!


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Beautiful Crochet! Florine Empire Waist Shell 3

After a short hiatus, I’m back to blogging the BEST of crochet. From amigurumi to garments, household to accessories, this is how I show YOU the yarn enthusiasts of the world just how fabulous crochet is and can be! Sharon Silverman pulls out all the stops in this gorgeous shell design! You can find her […]


The Complete List of Winners: The Flamies 2010

Ok, I know I KNOW you were clamoring for the list, and the winners are CLAMORING for their awards. Tuesday was a really long day and well…YAY the list is here now! I decided to make an Annual Crochet Award section on the CLF Website, so please go HERE to find the complete list of […]


2nd Annual Crochet Awards Tonight!! 2

The day has come! The Flamies are here! The Flamies are here! I can now unveil the award and what it looks like!! I’m sooooo excited!     Tune into the Getting Loopy Podcast with Mary Beth Temple, our beloved Josh McKiernan (who knows what antics he’ll help provide on the show) and myself Laurie Wheeler […]


CLF NEWS:2010 Crochet Awards Nominees for Best Designer, Free Form 4

Yay, what ever little code gremlin was interfering  with my Ravelry usage has been fixed! Crochet be praised! Now we can get back to our regularly scheduled programming of showing off the work of the nominees. Now, I knew I couldn’t get through all of the categories before the voting ends on Monday, March 22; […]


CLF NEWS: Nominees for Best Designer, Thread Projects

My friends, crocheters, what a weekend, keep the votes rolling in! There are some pretty hot races, and they just keep getting hotter! I also want to give a huge thank you to Mary Beth Temple for being our Flamies Hostess with the Mostess! Her podcast, Getting Loopy is our Flamie Home! Thank you Mary […]


CLF NEWS: 2010 Crochet Awards Nominees for Best Designer Children’s Wear & Accessories

So, I won’t repeat myself this time, I promise. I will say something new! The races have really heated up, there is a tie for the best pattern book (won’t say which books are tied), there is a tie in a designer category, and for best hooks by a corporation my goodness that’s a hot […]


CLF NEWS:Flamie Nominees Best Designer for Men’s Wear & Accessories

Hi everyone, once again at the risk of sounding like a broken record, WOW the response has been ammmmmaaaaazzzzing!  As ever I want to remind you that any photos shown here are just a single representation of a body of work done by the designer. Please investigate them further! The whole point to the Flamie […]