WIP Wednesday – And baby makes four
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Posted by Underground Crafter on August 31, 2011 | Short Link

Today is the last day to enter my giveaway for the Fall, 2011 KnitCircus PDF pattern collection by visiting this post.  I’ve reached over 100 Facebook fans, so I’ll be giving away two issues! And don’t forget that KnitCircus is hosting quite a few giveaways during the next few weeks on their blog, their Facebook page, […]

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Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class – Tunisian Crochet
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Posted by Underground Crafter on August 29, 2011 | Short Link

(This post is part of my Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class series.  You can find my other posts in this series here.) You may have noticed that for the last two weeks (this post and this post), I have not been posting any updates about my project.  I must confess that I could not sustain my […]

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Review: Nuno Magazine
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Posted by Underground Crafter on August 27, 2011 | Short Link

Recently, I learned about Nuno magazine through an interview with its creators on the Sew, Mama, Sew! blog.  I contacted Elizabeth at Nuno to request a review copy to feature on my blog. If you’re a Gen X child of the ’80s/’90s like me, you probably have fond memories of awesome ‘zines from your teen […]

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F.O. Friday – Heart Hat
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Posted by Underground Crafter on August 26, 2011 | Short Link

Over the weekend, I was really under the weather.  I basically stayed in bed all day Saturday until at some point I got bored.  I decided to pick up the beautiful Shetland yarn I won from the Chopped Tomatoes giveaway.  I had just posted my interview with Machelle Salmeen, the creative force behind Chopped Tomatoes, […]

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Thursday craft goals update, week 17
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Posted by Underground Crafter on August 25, 2011 | Short Link

Here I am, with my weekly update on my craft goals.  I’ve been under the weather for about a week and haven’t accomplished much. The only things I’ve kept up with are blogging regularly (professional crafting goal #4) and working on samples for my classes that I’ll be teaching at the Finger Lakes Fiber Arts […]

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WIP Wednesday – Patterns galore
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Posted by Underground Crafter on August 24, 2011 | Short Link

This week, I took two big steps in my design career – I started pattern testing and I started my own group on Ravelry.  Let me backtrack a bit here first.  Since I started formally writing up my designs last year, I’ve had several patterns published in print magazines. Today marks the first day that […]

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Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class – another week without a project photo
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Posted by Underground Crafter on August 22, 2011 | Short Link

Although you would never guess from my Year of Projects posts, I have actually been quite busy for the last two weeks.  I’m working on some samples for classes I’ll be teaching at the Finger Lakes Fiber Arts Festival (don’t forget to register by September 1) and the North Jersey Fiber Festival (register by September […]

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Ultimate Book of Quilting Cross Stitch and Needlecraft Winner!
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Posted by Underground Crafter on August 21, 2011 | Short Link

Today’s prize is the oddly named The Ultimate Book of Quilting Cross Stitch & Needlecraft, which is actually a comprehensive needlecrafts guide. And the winner is… Congratulations Keri from Yarn Dharma: Crochet is My Sanity, one of my own daily blog reads.  Please note that the book uses U.K. terminology when you are crocheting! Thanks […]

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Knitting supplies giveaway winner!
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Posted by Underground Crafter on August 20, 2011 | Short Link

Today’s winner will receive a knitting supply kit including: One pair of Children’s Knitting Needles by Pony in U.S. size 6 (4mm), One set (5 pieces) of KA Classic Bamboo Double Point Knitting Needles, 6 Inch (15 cm) in U.S. size 6 (4.25 mm), One set of KA Classic Bamboo Circular Knitting Needle, 16 Inch (40 cm) in U.S. […]

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An interview with Machelle Salmeen from Chopped Tomatoes Design Kitchen
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Posted by Underground Crafter on August 20, 2011 | Short Link

I’m really excited to interview Machelle Salmeen from the Chopped Tomatoes Design Kitchen today.  I have actually been planning this interview since late June, but due to some bizarre email happenings, her responses just arrived this week. I was first exposed to Machelle through Sew Mama Sew‘s May Giveaway Day.  You may remember that I […]

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