2010 Crochet Awards: Nominees

If you didn’t already know, the CLF is a one woman operation with some awesome volunteers, some things however fall completely in the pair of hands that are typing this blog post. One of those is this blog, and information. So, I shoulda and didn’t make this list up ahead of time other than  on the survey for voting. So, for posterity, here is the list of Flamie Nominees for 2010.

For the 2011 Crochet Awards we will be having a nominating committee, stay tuned for more information.

1. 2009 Individual Life Time Achievement Award

 Joan Davis
Jean Leinhauser
Rita Weiss
Candi Jensen (RavelryID Candijensen)
Carol Ventura (Ravelry ID Tapestrycrochet)
Gwen Blakely Kinser (RavelryID Crochetkween)
James Walters & Silvia Cosh (http://www.crochet.nu/scjwc/work/)

2. Best Crochet Magazine 2009

  Inside Crochet (UK)
Crochet
Crochet Today
Crochet World
Interweave Crochet

3. Best Instructional/Technical Crochet Book 2009 Only books published in 2009 qualified for nominations.

 Learn to Do Tunisian by Kim Guzman
Crochet Tips & Tricks…shortcuts and techniques every crocheter should know by Lily Chin
Crochet in Color by Kathy Merrick

4. Best Crochet Pattern Book 2009 Only books published in 2009 qualified for nominations.

 Tasty Crochet: A Pantry Full of Patterns for 33 Tasty Treats by Rose Langlitz
Vickie Howell’s Pop Goes Crochet!: 36 Projects Inspired by Icons of Popular Culture by Vickie Howell
Crochet Adorned: Reinvent Your Wardrobe with Crocheted Accents, Embellishments, and Trims by Linda Permann
The Crochet Closet, by Lisa Gentry
Crochet In Color by Kathy Merrick
Crocheted Gifts: Irresistable Gifts to Make and Give by Kim Werker
Tunisian Crochet: The Look of Knitting with the Ease of Crocheting by Sharon Hernes Silverman

5. Best Crochet Book 2009(Anecdotes,Humor, Stories, Anthologies, & Fiction)

Hooked for Life, Confessions of a Crochet Zealot by Mary Beth Temple
By Hook or By Crook by Betty Hechtman

6. Best Crochet Video by an amateur 2009

Christine Blair for Starting DC Chain video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-eQdMYktys

7. Best Crochet Instructor 2009

 Karen Whooley
Jennifer Hansen
Deb Burger
Darla Fantan
Dee Stanziano
Myra Wood
Robin Chachula

8. Best Crochet Blog 2009

9. Best Crochet Designer for Women’s Fashions 2009 (Ravelry ID’s are included where known to allow you to search their designs to make an informed decision.)

Kim Guzman (Rav. ID crochetkim)
Lisa Gentry (Rav. ID lisagentry)
Julia Vacosin (Ravelry ID Jujustrickt)
Angela Best (Rav. ID lavonne3ca )
Margaret Wilson (Rav. ID mwillsondesigns )
Tammy Hildebrand (Rav. ID Tammystreasures )
Robyn Chachula (RavelryID CrochetbyFaye)

10. Best Crochet Designer (Accessories: Hats, Scarves, Jewelry, Socks etc) 2008 (Ravelry ID’s are included where known to allow you to search their designs to make an informed decision)

Jennifer Bensen (Rav. ID Queenmamajen)
EclatDuSoleil (Rav. ID EclatDuSoleil)
Danielle Krasner (Ravelry ID Laracroft)
Kristin Omdahl (Rav. ID. KristinOmdahl)
Drew Emborsky (Rav. ID Thecrochetdude)
Linda Permann (Rav.ID Lindamade)

11. Best Crochet Designer (men’s wear) (Ravelry ID’s are included where known to allow you to search their designs to make an informed decision)

 Carol Wolf (Rav. ID. Roli)
Drew Emborsky (RavelryID thecrochetdude)
Lisa van Klaveren (Rav. ID. Hollanddesigns)
Tracie St. John (Rav. ID. Yarnarrific)

12. Best Crochet Designer (for children, children’s wear, accessories, toys) (Ravelry ID’s are included where known to allow you to search their designs to make an informed decision)

June Gilbank (Rav. ID. Planetjune)
Kim Guzman (Rav. ID. crochetkim)
Alla Koval (Ravelry ID MyLCG)
Sandy Powers RavelryID (capecodcrochet)
Dee Stanziano (Rav. ID Crochetwithdee)

13. Best Designer for Thread Projects 2009

 Ferosa Harold (Ravelry ID Ferosah)
Kathryn White (Ravelry ID Katchcan)
Patricia Kristoffersen (Rav. ID. TrishKCrochet)
Edith Molina (Rav. ID. Ludysbears)

14. Best Free Form Designer 2009

Karen Barnaby (Rav. ID. Kaybee)
Miroslava (Rav. ID Miroslava)
Amal (Rav. ID artknitsbyamal)
Renate Kirkpaatrick (Rav. ID. rensfibreart)
Ellene Warren (Ravelry ID yarnartist)
Margaret Hubert (Ravelry ID MHDesigner1)
Prudence Mapstone ( Ravelry ID prudencem)
Myrawood (Ravelry ID myrawood)

15. Best New Designer 2009 (in any crochet related media)

Karen Drouin (Rav. ID. Karend325)
Kimberly McAlindin (Rav. ID. Fiberlover)
Melissa Horozewski (Rav. ID stitchscene)
Chelsey Norquay (Rav. ID. crochetcollection)
Dawn Tousaint Ravelry ID dawntoussaint)
Vicky Lewis (RavelryID nuffer))

16. Best Crochet Designer 2009(Home Decor: afghans, pillows, rugs, etc.) ) (Ravelry ID’s are included where known to allow you to search their designs to make an informed decision)

 Treva McCain
Marty Miller (Ravelry ID Martyagm)
Karen Ratto Whooley (RavelryID krwknitwear)
Regina Rioux Gonzalez (RavelryID ladylinoleum)

17. Best Crochet Design for Adults 2009(men’s and women’s fashion, plus accessories) 

 Pretty Pleats Skirt by Annie Modesitt
Luna Sweater by Kim Guzman
Wings of the Valkyrie by Jennifer Bensen
Aspen Mesh Dress by Kristen TenDyke
Tokyo Jacket by Vashti Braha
Trinity Lace Shrug , by Annie Modesitt
Shawlette in Chains by Kristin Omdahl
Samira Sweater by Julia Vaconsin
Avalon Top by Doris Chan

18. Best Design Home Décor 2009

 Sweetheart Ripple Afghan by Kim Guzman
Solas Caomgh by Jodi Euchner
Moorish Mosaic Afghan by Lisa Naskrent
Knotty Pillows by Alison Grenier
Triangles Tuffet by Kathy Merrick

19. Best Online Crochet Magazine 2009

20. Best Crochet Podcast 2009

21. Best Crochet Hooks 2009 (handcrafted made by individuals and available for sale or by auction)

22. Best Crochet Hook by a corporation. 2009

Latern Moon
Laurell Hill
ChiaoGoo
Etimo
Addi Brand Hooks
Boye
Clover
Susan Bates

23. Most Crochet Friendly Yarn Company 2009

Tahki Stacey Charles
Caron International
Lion Brand
Coats & Clark (Redheart)

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