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Crochet @ Cama 2011 HOOKALICIOUS!! 5

  As I write this post the retreat is about to end. We had three wonderful days, with unusually bright sun, calm water, and expanding creativity. Our guests from around the United States and even from as far afield as Australia, have crocheted, carved, and cooed over delicious crochet, hooks and fibers. Our classes were […]

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Mad modeling Bonnie's amazing work ;D

Crochet@Cama in Review ~ Photos and Fun!

 The retreat began with beautiful music by Don and Deb (Cerdeb) Burger of North Carolina, our LYSO (Local Yarn Store Owner) Sirkku Bingham joined in to play her sheep! Goody bags in hand, with crochet hooks at the ready, the first of many evening door prize drawings got the festivities kicked off! The weather was […]


Crochet Madness

We are sitting at 11 days until the retreat…am I nervous? Who me? Me? Nervous…nah…ok…well just a little bit. It’s a good nervous though, with donations pouring in from all over the place our goody bags, project supplies, door prizes and yarn tasting will be phenominal! It is indeed a crochet fantasy come true! Just […]


Creating Puget Sound in Crochet

 So, a last minute addition to our retreat activities. You know when inspiration hits me it hits hard! We’re going to crochet a Puget Sound-scape! Or how to make an ecology in yarn The Center for Wooden boats is one of our partners in the retreat, and they are an organization close to my heart! […]


Cro-magination… 2

Imagine with me for a moment. It’s early in the morning on the shores of Puget Sound. You’ve bundled up for the cool October morning, cup of hot coffee or tea or what ever wakes you up in the morning, in hand you huddle with others like wise clutching their morning steam power. There is […]

Cloudy or blue skies, the power of nature is always felt at Cama Beach.

It's a good day to Dye…

I keep getting asked, “So what does the retreat fee cover?” Now, granted I do have the schedule up on the website, which details the activities. But, I thought I might inspire you all, both those that have registered and those who have yet to do so, with the “GRAND PLAN!”… In answer to the […]


Cro-citement! Crochetivity! Cro-lovely! 2

Now that school is up and running, and Crochet @ Cama is just around the corner! Just over a month until it’s here! I can’t believe it! I am getting soooooooooooooo excited. Two years of scheming and dreaming is almost at an end and the fun will begin! A quick reminder that the early bird price […]


Free Form Spiral Purse by Bonnie Pierce

Crochet @ Cama! Classes & Activities 2

Ok, be prepared, my mind is solely focused on the Crochet @ Cama Retreat! You will be hearing a lot about it from now until the end of September. Why? Because I am a) excited b) I talk about things I’m doing. Todays post is featuring the work of our fabulous teachers, Karen Whooley, Deb Burger, […]


This hat Sets Our Picot Free! 1

  This is a fabulous hat! Made by CLF Member Rubyshoecreations using the Lattice Hat pattern from Rheatheylia. I love the surface crochet lattices, and saw some other versions of the hat on Ravelry.com as well. With fall approaching I ask you, can we make enough hats? No, no we cannot. Hats are fabulous accessories and in […]


Where some of our classes and activities will happen!

Crochet Retreat! Oct 17-21, 2010 Camano Island, WA

I’m getting excited! Since we’re closing in on the end of May, we’re that much closer the CLF sponsored retreat in the Pacific NW Crochet @Cama ! Registrations keep coming in, and that’s fabulous! But we can use more, so please go to the website and register, the sooner I have a decent head count […]