Guest Post: Sharon Silverman on Tunisian Crochet
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Posted by Underground Crafter on February 17, 2014 | Short Link

Today, I’m sharing a guest post with Sharon Silverman as part of her blog tour for her latest book, Tunisian Crochet Baby Blankets.  I previously interviewed Sharon here as part of her blog tour for Crochet Scarves: Fabulous Fashions – Various Techniques.  I was all ready to write an introduction to Sharon, but she’s been […]

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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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Book Review: Get Hooked on Tunisian Crochet by Sheryl Thies
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Posted by Underground Crafter on November 24, 2013 | Short Link

My regular readers know that I’m a lover of Tunisian crochet.  I recently finished reading an ebook copy of Get Hooked on Tunisian Crochet: Learn How with 13 Projects by Sheryl Thies from Martingale, and I’m sharing the review today.  (Sheryl’s second Tunisian crochet book with Martingale, Tunisian Crochet Encore, was published this spring.) In Get […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2013 Interview Series: Teresa Alvarez
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Posted by Underground Crafter on October 7, 2013 | Short Link

Today’s Hispanic Heritage Month interview is with Teresa Alvarez, a Spanish crochet designer.  Teresa primarily self-publishes and last year had her first designs published in magazines. Teresa can be found online on Ravelry (as teresacompras and on her designer page) and on Twitter.  All pictures are used with her permission and are copyright Teresa Alvarez […]

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Book Review and Giveaway: The New Tunisian Crochet by Dora Ohrenstein
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Posted by Underground Crafter on March 26, 2013 | Short Link

Every Tuesday during National Crochet Month 2013, I’ll be reviewing crochet books.  Today’s post features  a giveaway of my review copy of The New Tunisian Crochet by Dora Ohrenstein, courtesy of Interweave/F+W Media. It’s no secret that I’m a fan of Tunisian crochet, and I’m thrilled to see it regaining popularity.  Dora Ohrenstein‘s latest book, […]

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Interview with crochet designer Annette Petavy
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Posted by Underground Crafter on March 18, 2013 | Short Link

Today’s featured NatCroMo interview is with Annette Petavy, a crochet designer, blogger, and podcaster.  I first became aware of Annette’s work when I saw her Tulip Skirt in Interweave Crochet. Annette can be found online on her website, blog, Facebook, Twitter, and Ravelry (as AnnettePetavy, on her designer page, and in the multilingual Annette Petavy […]

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Interview with Amy Shelton, CGOA President and Crochetville Co-Owner
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Posted by Underground Crafter on October 22, 2012 | Short Link

Today, I’m interviewing Amy Shelton, the co-owner of Crochetville and the current President of the Crochet Guild of America.  Amy is obviously a big supporter of the crochet community, both online and “in real life,” and she happens to be a pretty busy lady, too – so I’m really glad she had some time to […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2012 Interview Series: Juanita Quinones
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Posted by Underground Crafter on September 27, 2012 | Short Link

This post is part of my 2012 Hispanic Heritage Month interview series. Today, I’m interviewing Juanita Quinones, also known as BoricuaCrochet, a crocheter I met on Ravelry who is also a crochet tech editor.  Originally from Puerto Rico, Juanita moved to the mainland U.S. about 20 years ago and now lives in Pennsylvania.  Her projects can be found on […]

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Interview with Sharon Silverman, author of Crochet Scarves, with book review and giveaway
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Posted by Underground Crafter on July 12, 2012 | Short Link

Today, I’m really excited to interview Sharon Silverman.  Sharon is a crochet designer, author, teacher, and now, TV crochet expert.  I was first introduced to her work through her book, Tunisian Crochet: The Look of Knitting with the Ease of Crocheting, and I’ve had the pleasure of taking a Tunisian crochet class with her at […]

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FO Friday: In the Mail! and Blog Hub Swap, Day 3
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Posted by Underground Crafter on March 2, 2012 | Short Link

Last week, I was frantically knitting up swatches for the Craft Yarn Council Certified Instructors Program in Knitting class.  Over the weekend, I learned a lot, met some wonderful people, and had a great time in the class.  This week, I collected all of the sign in sheets from knitting classes I have taught in […]

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