Fashion Show at CGOA

On Saturday night during the conference, I attended the Fashion Show and banquet. It was more great fun to talk with fellow crocheters and eat good food! The Fashion Show was full of beautiful and unique garments modeled by many of the designers themselves. I enjoyed modeling my Glendalough Shrug with all the other winning garments. Here are some photos of the evening: Margaret Hubert receiving the Crochet Hall of Fame Award  Beautiful Garden Sweater Carlotta modeling a wrap Doris[Read more]

Glendalough Shrug

On Thursday night of the conference I attended the Design Competition Awards Ceremony. I had entered 2 projects into the competition – I thought the prizes were very good and I thought it would be neat to have my projects on display in the Expo Center.  During the course of the well-executed ceremony, I was so pleased and surprised to see one of my projects coming up to the front to be recognized as the Second Place Winner in the[Read more]

Love Knot Adventures

During the Knit and Crochet Show I took a class by Vashti Braha.  It was called, “Love Knot Adventures”.  Vashti has some beautiful designs available on Ravelry and she has done some very creative things with common stitches, such as the slip st and single crochet. Make sure to check out her website: and her patterns on Ravelry – vashtirama (And now she is offering exclusive Doris Chan designs/patterns on her website!) I enjoyed the class – Vashti prepared[Read more]