FO Friday: Baby legwarmers and Winner: 30 Min-Knits
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Posted by Underground Crafter on November 30, 2012 | Short Link

For the second week in the row, I’ve finished a quick project from stash yarn for my friend AW’s new baby. This is my version of the Cozy Crawlers Leg Warmers from Linda Permann‘s Little Crochet: Modern Designs for Babies and Toddlers.  (The pattern is also available as a free download here.)  I used about […]

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Holiday Stashdown Challenge, Week 15
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Posted by Underground Crafter on August 21, 2012 | Short Link

(Join along with me any time if you need a head start or moral support for your holiday crafting.  You can read more details here.) I didn’t think I would have anything to show this week, but time was on my side. In just a few short hours, I was able to design and make her […]

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Year of Projects, Year 2: Burst
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Posted by Underground Crafter on August 19, 2012 | Short Link

Yesterday, I had a burst of creative energy and the time to crochet.  I designed a Bruges lace scarf pattern and made the sample. I don’t usually finish one of my Year of Projects goals on the same day that I start it, so I’m as amazed as you are.  This will ultimately be a […]

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Holiday Stashdown Challenge – Week 14
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Posted by Underground Crafter on August 14, 2012 | Short Link

(Join along with me any time if you need a head start or moral support for your holiday crafting.  You can read more details here.) Thanks to everyone who voted last week about which yarn I should choose for my friend JS’s scarf.  And the winner is… I pretty much love this yarn, which I bought […]

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Holiday Stashdown Challenge – Week 13
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Posted by Underground Crafter on August 7, 2012 | Short Link

(Join along with me any time if you need a head start or moral support for your holiday crafting.  You can read more details here.) Well, I’ve added another finished project to my list since my last update, and (what a surprise) I’ve decided to make a few changes. You may remember that I was swatching […]

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Holiday Stashdown Challenge – Week 2
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Posted by Underground Crafter on May 22, 2012 | Short Link

(Join along with me any time if you need a head start or moral support for your holiday crafting. You can read more details here.) I’ve reached the point in life where I’m feeling overwhelmed by stuff.  This might be due to the fact that we’re living in a one-bedroom apartment in New York City, […]

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Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2011: Great Gifts for Yarncrafters
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Posted by Underground Crafter on November 24, 2011 | Short Link

Happy Thanksgiving! In the U.S., the day after Thanksgiving (Black Friday) signifies the official start of the holiday shopping season.  In the spirit of keeping the holidays a little more handmade and small business and a little less mass produced and corporate, I’m sharing several holiday gift guides today. Great Gifts for Yarncrafters There are […]

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Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class – Bruges crochet
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Posted by Underground Crafter on November 7, 2011 | Short Link

(This post is part of my Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class: Lessons and Projects from Today’s Top Crocheters series. To read more posts in this series, click here.) I decided to take stock of how my project of blogging my way through Crochet Master Class is going.  There are 18 chapters and crochet masters […]

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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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