CGOA 2013 Design Competition Results

Thursday, October 3, 2013


We proudly announce the winning entries in the CGOA 2013 Design Competition, as announced tonight at the Awards Ceremony, CGOA Conference in Charlotte/Concord, NC.
In the category Accessories, sponsored by WEBS, America’s Yarn Store:
Honorable Mention
Fiji Flowers on Flowers (61), designed by Linda Dean:
$100 Third Prize
Josephine’s Amazing Technicolor Dreamcape (86), designed by Maxine Pike:
$200 Second Prize
Windowpane Wrap (19), designed by April Garwood:
$300 First Prize
Dragon Wing (1), designed by Joyce Lewis:
Dragon Wing is also the winner of this year’s $200 Technical Merit Award, sponsored by Designing Vashti, for outstanding, fresh use of Tunisian crochet techniques.
In the category Afghans and Home Décor, sponsored by Red Heart:
Honorable Mention
Granny’s Tree of Love (42) designed by Deborah Bagley
$100 Third Prize
Alpine Lodge (88), designed by Sue Solakian
$200 Second Prize
Octie: Flower to Octagon Blanket (70), designed by Jessie Rayot
$300 First Prize
Simple Pleasures (24), designed by Julia Bryant from Canada

In the category Small Accessories, sponsored by Tulip Company, manufacturers of Etimo cushion grip crochet hooks:
Honorable Mention
Rainbow Crochet Carryall (100), designed by Cynthia Fiebig:
$100 Third Prize
Is That A Platypus Scarf? (74), designed by Laurinda Reddig
$200 Second Prize
Purple Cascade (56), designed by Jean DeMouy:
$300 First Prize
Fair Isle Love Beanie (2), designed by Deja Jetmir:

In the category Thread Crochet, sponsored by Boye and The Crochet Dude, Drew Emborsky:
Honorable Mention
Rendezvous (9), designed by Kathryn White
$100 Third Prize
Rose Ensemble (20), designed by Kathie Earle
$200 Second Prize
Calcutta Doily (8), designed by Kathryn White
$300 First Prize
Princess of Circles (25), designed by Carol Booth:
In the category Fashion, sponsored by Interweave Crochet:
Honorable Mention
Summer Lace Dress (94), designed by Janelle Ponte:
$100 Third Prize
Frilly Summer Cardigan (13), designed by Susan Walsh, from Australia!
$200 Second Prize
Connemara Beauty (51), designed by Jennifer Ryan:
$300 First Prize
Afternoon Tea (6), designed by Kathryn White

And in the category Artistic Expressions, sponsored by Jenny King Designs:
Honorable Mention
Meeting Mr. Tumnus by the Lamp in Narnia (41), designed by Deborah Bagley
$100 Third Prize
Owl Sit With You (43), designed by Deborah Bagley
$200 Second Prize
Philomena (96), designed by Kate Buckner:
$300 First Prize
Summer Visitors (63), designed by Sachiko Adams:

Summer Visitors is also the winner of the $100 Founders Prize, sponsored by CGOA founder Gwen Blakley Kinsler;

And finally, the $1,000 Grand Prize sponsored by Crochetville and MainlyCrochet.com:
Mille Fleurs Dress (32), designed by Dot Drake:

One prize remains, the $100 Peoples' Choice Award, to be voted by the attendees and announced on Saturday.

 

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