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CGOA inspires members to connect and share their love of crochet. The organization is the only national, nonprofit dedicated to crochet. As a member, you will have the opportunity to learn, connect and be inspired in your craft. There are online, local and national face-to-face opportunities to share your love of crochet with others.

Learn about membership categories and all the benefits of being part of this special organization dedicated to inspiring the love of crochet.

 

MEMBER BENEFITS BY CATEGORY:

INDIVIDUAL - $35.00 US/$42.00 Canada & Mexico/$50.00 other non-US

Membership offers great inspiration and connection with other crochet enthusiasts as well as the following member benefits:

  • Annual free subscription to Crochet! Magazine
  • CGOA Member newsletter “Chain Link”
  • FREE Patterns
  • Annual complimentary Pattern book by the CGOA Board
  • CGOA BLOG
  • CGOA Annual Conference benefits:

- Class discounts of $10 per 3 hour class

- Free entry into the Marketplace

- Volunteer opportunities to network

- Meet top teachers in the art & design and business of crochet

- Members free or reduced rates on ticketed events

- Members-only Design Competition – Top Prize $1,000, total prizes $5,700

- Opportunity to meet with top editors from book and magazine publishers

  • Educational Opportunities
  • $15 discount on Craft Yarn Councils’ Certified Instructor Program
  • Member discounts :

- Annie’s 15% discount on AnniesCatalog.com purchases

- Interweave Crochet Special offer $19/year subscription

- Leisure Arts offers a 15% discount on Leisurearts.com purchases

- Mary Maxim, Inc. 10% discount by Internet, mail or phone

  • Access to a teacher contact list for CGOA chapter workshops
  • National Crochet Month – participate in our March challenge to benefit charity
  • Networking

- Join or start a CGOA chapter to connect locally – there’s even a cyber chapter

- Join a committee or even run for the Board

  • Professional Development:

- Program of Advanced Crochet Stitches and Techniques

- Attend Professional Development courses offered at annual conference

- Apply to qualify as a Crochet Professional or Associate Professional

- Monitoring is available for Associate Professionals

- The Craft Yarn Council discount on their Certified Instructor Program

 

BUSINESS - $100

Includes all of the benefits of the Individual Member plus:

  • Preferred booth selection and pricing at annual conference
  • Link to CGOA Social Media and provide CGOA with 2 Face Book posts per year
  • Company listing in Annie’s in CGOA sponsored quarterly ad

 

CORPORATE - $1,000

All of the benefits of the Individual Member plus:

  • Company Logo listed on the CGOA homepage with link to your business
  • Logo displayed on email correspondence to members
  • One featured article in Chain Link or E-Newsletter per year
  • 10 Face Book posts per year. Your company will provide the content
  • First opportunity to sponsor annual conference events
  • Two featured “sales” or promotions per year via CGOA member email blast
  • Your company will provide the content
  • Preferred booth selection and pricing at annual conference
  • Company listing in Annie’s in CGOA sponsored quarterly ad

Joining is easy.

Select your membership below or download the CGOA Membership Application.