Monday, 7 March 2016


As part of the National Crochet Month Celebrations I have rejoined CGOA - The Crochet Guild of America.  Here is the Badge designed by Gwen Blakley Kinsler (a.k.a. Crochet Queen) for the Guild which she founded in 1993:

The Crochet Queen has always been supportive of crocheters as a group and of me as well.  Check out her Blog here:  Crochet Queen: Royal Ramblings

I was a featured blogger on her site a while back. The Queen was a very helpful and gentle editor and allowed the use of many great images from her book, The Fine Art of Crochet: Innovative Works From 20 Contemporary Artists   You can see the article here:   Alternative Materials: A Practical Guide

So thank you, Queenie, and thank you crochet for giving me a chance to explore my creativity and find a little peace along the way.


  1. Ah, Jude, you are such asweetheartand super-talented crocheter at that. Thank you so much for the plugs on your blog. I really appreciate supportive designer/crocheters like you!

  2. So glad you've rejoined CGOA. Maybe this is the year we should rethink starting a local chapter. :)

    1. Yes, let's get together over coffee and talk about it.