Blog tour interview: Tammy Hildebrand, author of Crochet Wraps Every Which Way
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Posted by Underground Crafter on January 22, 2014 | Short Link

Today, I’m thrilled to share an interview with Tammy Hildebrand as part of the blog tour for her latest book, Crochet Wraps Every Which Way: 18 Original Patterns in 6 Techniques, published by Stackpole Books.  The nice folks at Stackpole have also shared a giveaway copy of the book with me, so read on for […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2013 Interview Series: Cristina Mershon
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Posted by Underground Crafter on September 19, 2013 | Short Link

Today, I’m pleased to interview crochet designer, Cristina Mershon. Cristina is originally from Galicia, Spain, and she currently lives in Oklahoma. Although she has only been publishing her designs since 2011, she has been quite prolific.  You can find Cristina on Ravelry as CristinaMershon or through her designer page. Each photo is linked to the pattern page on Ravelry. Underground […]

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Interview with Kim Guzman, a.k.a. CrochetKim
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Posted by Underground Crafter on January 22, 2013 | Short Link

I am so incredibly pleased to share an interview with Kim Guzman today.  As a lover of Tunisian crochet and a member of the very active Yahoo group that she co-moderates with Angela “ARNie” Grabowski, tunisiancrochet, I’ve been a big fan of Kim’s work for years.  (Kim also does a lot of “regular” crochet design, too, as she […]

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New Year’s Giveaway Winners! (Part 2)
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Posted by Underground Crafter on January 12, 2013 | Short Link

Today, I’m announcing the winners for the final set of New Year’s giveaways! According to Random.org, the winner of a set of specialized crochet hooks for knitting – also known as knooking or knitting with a crochet hook (KWACH) – from my Etsy shop, is number 20… Kacy from Meandering Home!   The winner of […]

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Giveaway and Book Review: Modular Mix by Edie Eckman
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Posted by Underground Crafter on December 30, 2012 | Short Link

I recently received a review copy of Modular Mix: 12 Knitted Mitered Squares to Mix & Match by Edie Eckman from Annie’s.  If you’re interested in learning more about mitered squares or modular (or domino) knitting, or if you like to knit sampler projects, this may be the booklet for you. The booklet opens with a […]

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Book review and giveaway: Quick-Knit Flower Frenzy
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Posted by Underground Crafter on December 17, 2012 | Short Link

I recently received a review copy of Quick-knit Flower Frenzy: 17 Mix & Match Knitted Flowers from the nice folks at Annie’s.  At first glance, you might assume this is a simple pattern booklet.  It includes 2 beginner, 5 easy, and 10 intermediate patterns of flowers by ten designers. My favorite patterns are Sakura by May […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2012 Interview Series: Charles Voth a.k.a. Stitch Stud
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Posted by Underground Crafter on October 11, 2012 | Short Link

This post is part of my 2012 Hispanic Heritage Month interview series. I’m really excited to interview Charles Voth, also known as Stitch Stud, today.  Charles is a crochet and knitting designer and tech editor.  (If you’re not sure what a tech editor is, you may want to check out this interview with Juanita Quinones.  And if you get really excited […]

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