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Crochet Liberation Front-Crochet Awards

I was humbled recently to be nominated along with four other wonderful women who have made huge contributions to the crochet world, Margaret Hubert, Candi Jensen and Carol Ventura, for the "Individual Lifetime Achievement" Award. Congratulations to Margaret Hubert who received the most votes! ..and as they say at the Academies,"It was an honor just to be nominated!"

Conceived by Lauries Wheetler, the Crochet Liberation Front (CLF) is an on-line group which has a website, podcast and book. Here's what Laurie says about the group and if you want to join, go to www.ravelry.com

""We use hooks and are darned proud of it! If you are like me and are tired of the crochet apologists out there then raise a hook and cry freedom! (Knitters are welome as long as they are nice to us)
Come on gents and ladies, join me, hold your hooks high!
This is a place for we who can use anything (including duck tape and bandaids to spaghetti) to make anything (that’s right from pink flamingo tp roll holders to wedding dresses and doilies!) to stand up, straight & tall, and scream out that we are GREAT!

That’s right! Gone are the days where we hide our love of hooking! We are crocheters and we are proud, we deserve to be identified as more than the kid sister of knitting!"

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