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Welcome to our

4th Annual Happy Hooker Happening:

A month-long competition celebrating all things crochet!

 

Events/Prize Categories are listed below:

Biggest Granny Square: Not the largest in inches but with the most rounds! Must be started and completed in January 2023

Speediest Stitcher: In person contest of speed! The speediest stitcher of them all is the winner! This year the contest will be held in the shop on Wednesday, January 18th promptly at 7:30pm so don't be late!

Most Granny Squares (4” x 4”): Most granny squares (any shape as long as they are 4" x 4") created from January 1-31, 2023

Best Original Design: Your original design! Please submit your written pattern along with your completed object.

Fashion: Sweaters, tops, pants, skirts, any garment that is not an accessory.

Accessories (not shawls): Hats, cowls, mittens, scarves, legwarmers etc

Shawls: All the shawls all the time! Beaded or bead-free.

Tapestry/Mosaic Crochet: Pieces must be comprised of at least 60% of either colorwork technique

Tunisian Crochet: Any finished object that is comprised of at least 60% Tunisian crochet.

Home Décor & Afghans: All of the blankets from baby to adult and everything in between, pillows, place mats, bowls, baskets etc

Amigurumi & Stuffies: All manner of three-dimensional stuffed cuteness large and small.

Rookie Hooker: For all of you brand new crocheters out there, let's see those first projects!

Artistic Expression: Crocheted art pieces made for the sake of art or to express a deeper meaning and concept.  Go wild and share your creative vision with us!

Thread Crochet: Any crocheted object made with crochet thread.

Jewelry: Any jewelry pieces that have a crocheted component.

 

We will also have awards for Best Technical Merit, Best Overall, and the coveted People's Choice Award.

 

HUGE THANKS to all of our fabulous vendor sponsors

*Please submit all finished objects to Lovelyarns by 7pm on Monday, January 31st.

Entrants can pay their $5 entry fee HERE or in person.

Entries must each have a label with the following information:

Name, phone number, email address, name and description of project which should include the pattern name and designer, and the event category(ies).

Winners will be announced and prizes will be awarded on Sunday, February 5th. 

 

Voting for the People's Choice Award will open on Sunday, February 5th and winners will be announced on Sunday, February 26th.