Interview: Dora Ohrenstein, Crochet Designer and Author
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Posted by Underground Crafter on January 27, 2014 | Short Link

Today’s interview is with fellow New Yorker, Dora Ohrenstein.  Dora is the publisher of the Crochet Insider ezine; a designer whose work has appeared in Crochet!, Crochet Today!, Crochet World, Interweave Crochet, and Vogue Knitting Crochet, among other publications; the author of Creating Crochet Fabric, Custom Crocheted Sweaters (reviewed here), and The New Tunisian Crochet […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2013 Interview Series: Monica Rodriguez Fuertes from Hand Made Awards
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Posted by Underground Crafter on September 23, 2013 | Short Link

I’m excited to interview Monica Rodriguez Fuertes, a Spanish crochet, knitting, and sewing designer.  You may be familiar with Monica’s designs from Crochet Today!, or through the Etsy shop she shares with her mom, HandMadeAwards.  (You can read more about her in this Crochet Today! Designer We Love interview.) Monica can be found online on Etsy […]

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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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Ripple Mania CAL: Giveaway
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Posted by Underground Crafter on November 15, 2012 | Short Link

Whether you’re just joining in or you’ve been participating in the Ripple Mania Crochet-a-long since October, I know you’re excited to hear more about the prizes!  The Ripple Mania CAL has four fantastic sponsors, Coats & Clark, Leisure Arts, Lion Brand Yarn, and Magique Enterprises, who have each put together a great prize package.  This post describes the prizes, […]

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Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class – Hairpin Lace Coaster
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Posted by Underground Crafter on May 20, 2012 | Short Link

(This post is part of my Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class series. You can read the other posts in this series here.) Before I tell you all about my hairpin lace adventures, let me just show you my painted crochet trivet after I blocked it. And now on to the hairpin lace.  You may recall that I’m not overly […]

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Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class – Hairpin Lace?
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Posted by Underground Crafter on May 6, 2012 | Short Link

(This post is part of my Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class series. You can read the other posts in this series here.) I mentioned in my post for Day 6 of Knitting and Crochet Blog Week that hairpin lace is one of the crochet skills I want to learn.  As I’ve been thinking more about it, I realized that […]

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Magazines
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Posted by Underground Crafter on January 2, 2012 | Short Link

Last night, I sorted through my craft magazine stash.  I realized that I have 50 magazines that I will never use.  There are no patterns in their pages I want to make.  There are no tips in their articles that I don’t already know.  I managed to whittle down my entire collection into one turquoise […]

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