Vogue Knitting Live, Day 1
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Posted by Underground Crafter on January 19, 2013 | Short Link

Yesterday, Vogue Knitting Live 2013 opened in New York.  If you’re in the New York area this weekend, you should stop by!  Here’s a quick wrap up of some of what I’ve seen so far. Gallery The gallery exhibits were being set up in the morning, and I had a chance to photograph most of […]

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Interview with Karia from Kouture Crochet
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Posted by Underground Crafter on January 14, 2013 | Short Link

Recently, I had the pleasure of meeting Karia (also known as KoutureCrochet on Ravelry).  As a Brooklyn native, I’m always excited to meet crocheters in my home borough online – somehow, it often seems easier than meeting them in real life!  Karia is organizing an interesting Kickstarter project and also co-owns an Etsy shop.  You can […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2012 Interview Series: Maru Minetto from Marumin Crochet
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Posted by Underground Crafter on October 15, 2012 | Short Link

This post is part of my 2012 Hispanic Heritage Month interview series. Today is the last interview in my Hispanic Heritage Month 2012 series.  (For those who don’t know, Hispanic Heritage Month starts on September 15 and ends on October 15.)  I’m happy to interview Maru Minetto, the Peruvian blogger and crochet designer behind Marumin Crochet.  Maru can […]

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Crocheted Softies Blog Tour, Day 6
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Posted by Underground Crafter on December 10, 2011 | Short Link

I’m stoked to be part of Stacey Trock’s blog tour for Crocheted Softies: 18 Adorable Animals from around the World today.  I am interviewing Stacey, reviewing her new book, and hosting a giveaway for a signed copy of the book, courtesy of Martingale & Company, so read on for more details! The Interview Stacey Trock […]

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Interview with Candice Miller from All Things Fiber Camp
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Posted by Underground Crafter on December 6, 2011 | Short Link

Today I’m interviewing Candice Miller, who, along with Scott Miller, is the co-owner of All Things Fiber Camp. All Things Fiber Camp is an all-inclusive fiber vacation.  The spring camp is scheduled for May 13 – 18, 2012 at Ramapo for Children in Rhinebeck, NY.   I’ll be one of the instructors and I hope […]

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Lazy weekend with a side of yarn haul
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Posted by Underground Crafter on November 26, 2011 | Short Link

This is my first uninterrupted long weekend in quite a while (since I usually teach on Saturdays).  I successfully avoided the Black Friday madness yesterday by staying home most of the day crocheting, inventing new turkey leftover dishes, and making the best batch of brownies ever. MC and I have been avoiding high fructose corn […]

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F.O. Friday and I Love Yarn Day!
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Posted by Underground Crafter on October 14, 2011 | Short Link

Happy Friday everyone!  I’ve been thinking for a while about how to celebrate I Love Yarn Day, since I first read about it on the Craft Yarn Council website.  The CYC has several suggestions about what to do to celebrate (and several projects from famous designers, too!). My post for today is a celebration of […]

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Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class – Finger Lakes Fiber Arts Festival 2011
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Posted by Underground Crafter on September 19, 2011 | Short Link

(This post is part of my Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class series.  You can find my first three posts on Tunisian crochet here, here, and here.) On Saturday, I taught Introduction to Tunisian Crochet at my very first fiber conference, the 17th Annual Finger Lakes Fiber Arts Festival at the Fairgrounds in Hemlock, NY.  I […]

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