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Knit & Crochet Show Summer 2012: Part 3

 On Saturday night the banquet and fashion show was held.  This has really become more of an awards gala.  This picture is off the reviewers and junior reviewers for the CGOA Master of Crochet Stitches program.  I think this is a really neat program, and one that I would like to participate in.  It's that… Continue reading Knit & Crochet Show Summer 2012: Part 3

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Knit & Crochet Show Summer 2012: Part 2

 Today's post is Part 2 of a series of posts about my trip to the Knit & Crochet Show in Manchester, NH a couple of weeks ago.  You can see Part 1 here.  The first picture here was taken at the CGOA Member meeting.  I didn't go to this meeting last year, so this was… Continue reading Knit & Crochet Show Summer 2012: Part 2

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Knit & Crochet Show Summer 2012: Part 1

The conference always begins with the Crochet Guild's Professional Development Day (PDD) and the Knitting Guild's Masters' Day.  I only participated in the Crochet Guild events though, so I'll just focus on those.  On PDD several very successful professional crocheters from various roles within the industry spoke on their areas of expertise from editing, to… Continue reading Knit & Crochet Show Summer 2012: Part 1

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Knit & Crochet Show Part 3

 As I mentioned, my first class during the Knit & Crochet show was double-ended tunisian crochet with Darla Fanton.  I was excited to try this out.  All 3 of these swatches are made using a double-ended tunisian hook, but with slightly different placement of the hook, or in the case of the ripple stitch, there… Continue reading Knit & Crochet Show Part 3

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Knit and Crochet Show (Part 2)

 Well, I'm back for Part 2 of The Knit and Crochet Show posts on my blog.  I took 4 classes, not including professional development day.  My first class was double-ended tunisian with Darla Fanton.  I've seen this technique in magazines, but never tried it until last week.  I may take some pics of my swatches… Continue reading Knit and Crochet Show (Part 2)