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2nd Annual Crochet Awards Tonight!!

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! 

Huge thanks to the talented Darlisa Riggs for her graphic arts contribution!


 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 as we award the crochet public’s favorites for design, patterns, books, hooks, yarn and more! Don’t miss out, and you’ll find out who I’ve awarded the Fearless Leader Award and who won the Flaming Hook of Justice award!!

So don’t forget, TONIGHT at 9-11 Eastern/6-9pm Pacific the 2010 Crochet Awards are LIVE on Getting Loopy!!

Huge thanks to Darlisa Riggs of Crochet Uncut for her most beautiful 3-D design work on the Flamie Award this year! It’s gorgeous!

2010 Crochet Awards News

Nomination suggestions for the 2010 Crochet Awards, The Flamies (sponsored by The Crochet Liberation Front), are now closed! Thank you to everyone who took the time to nominate their favorites in the many categories.

I will be adding a few names here and there upon my fearless leadery-like whims, and then the voting shall begin in earnest! Stay tuned for more information right here at the CLF Blog!

2010 Crochet Awards: The Flamies

Hey there hook lovers!

Just a friendly reminder that the nominations for the best in crochet of 2009 will close tomorrow evening (Feb 3, 2010) at 11:59pm (PST). If you have a favorite designer, yarn company, hook maker, store, activist, pattern, or what ever else we have a category for, please please please make your nominations here!

I will be getting the voting up in the next few weeks, just like last year! And speaking of just like last year, Mary Beth Temple of Getting Loopy is going to be our hostess with the mostest! The Flamies will air on Getting Loopy on April 19, 2010 (in honor of my Aunt Gloria, who used to make me all kinds of beautiful crocheted doll clothes, it’s her birthday). Getting Loopy airs every monday at 9pm Eastern, 6pm Pacific.

Stay tuned to the blog here for more Flamie information, I will be making a blog page for it to make life a little easier for us all. That way I don’t have to reinvent the wheel each year, and you don’t have to search this crazy blog for entries!

And another quick reminder there is still room on the Flaming Hooks Team for the Ravelympics, the games begin in just a few more days! Let’s show ’em what crochet can do!