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2014 Knit & Crochet Show

CGOA's 20th Anniversary
Member Design Contest
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2013 CGOA Member Design Competition

Congratulations to this year's Design Competition Winners!
CGOA, would like to thank all who entered in the competition for your great designs and inspiration and to also remind all of you to get started on next years entries!

Below is a list of this years winners:

The $1,000 Grand Prize sponsored by Crochetville and went to:
 "Mille Fleurs Dress,” designed by Dot Drake


In the category Accessories, sponsored by WEBS, America’s Yarn Store:

$300 First Prize:
"Dragon Wing,” designed by Joyce Lewis
"Dragon Wing” was also the winner of this ye
ar’s $200 Technical Merit Award, sponsored by Designing Vashti, for outstanding, fresh use of Tunisian crochet techniques.

$200 Second Prize:
"Windowpane Wrap,” designed by April Garwood

$100 Third Prize:
"Josephine’s Amazing Technicolor Dreamcape,” designed by Maxine Pike

Honorable Mention:
Fiji Flowers on Flowers,” designed by Linda Dean

In the category Afghans and Home Décor, sponsored by Red Heart:

$300 First Prize:
"Simple Pleasures,” designed by Julia Bryant from Canada

$200 Second Prize:
"Octie: Flower to Octagon Blanket,” designed by Jessie Rayot

$100 Third Prize:
"Alpine Lodge,” designed by Sue Solakian

Honorable Mention:
"Granny’s Tree of Love,” designed by Deborah Bagley

In the category Small Accessories, sponsored by Tulip Company:

$300 First Prize:
"Fair Isle Love Beanie,” designed by Deja Jetmir

$200 Second Prize:
"Purple Cascade,” designed by Jean DeMouy

$100 Third Prize:
"Is That a Platypus Scarf?” designed by Laurinda Reddig

Honorable Mention:
"Rainbow Crochet Carryall,” designed by Cynthia Fiebig

In the category Thread Crochet, sponsored by Boye and The Crochet Dude, Drew Emborsky:

$300 First Prize:
"Princess of Circles,” designed by Carol Booth

$200 Second Prize:
"Calcutta Doily,” designed by Kathryn White

$100 Third Prize:
"Rose Ensemble,” designed by Kathie Earle

Honorable Mention:
"Rendezvous,” designed by Kathryn White

In the category Fashion, sponsored by Interweave Crochet:

$300 First Prize:
"Afternoon Tea,” designed by Kathryn White

$200 Second Prize:
"Connemara Beauty” designed by Jennifer Ryan:

$100 Third Prize:
"Frilly Summer Cardigan,” designed by Susan Walsh, from Australia!

Honorable Mention:
"Summer Lace Dress,” designed by Janelle Ponte

And in the category Artistic Expressions, sponsored by Jenny King Designs:

$300 First Prize:
"Summer Visitors,” designed by Sachiko Adams:
"Summer Visitors” is also the winner of the $100 Founders Prize, sponsored by CGOA founder Gwen Blakley Kinsler

$200 Second Prize:
"Philomena,” designed by Kate Buckner

$100 Third Prize:
"Owl Sit With You,” designed by Deborah Bagley

Honorable Mention:
"Meeting Mr. Tumnus by the Lamp in Narnia,” designed by Deborah Bagley

Winner of The $100 Peoples’ Choice Award, sponsored by Karen Whooley/KRW Knitwear Designs, as voted by attendees at the CGOA 2013 Conference in Charlotte/Concord, NC:
"Sparkling Shells Evening Shawl,” designed by Susmita Mullick

For Inspiration, CLICK HERE to see all of the 2013
Design Contest entries!

NOTE: These inspiring designs are pictured to inspire your crochet creativity. Patterns are not available.