Favorite Online Crochet Resources: Tips and Tricks from FreshStitches
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Posted by Underground Crafter on March 9, 2013 | Short Link

Every Saturday during National Crochet Month 2013, I’ll be highlighting one of my favorite online crochet resources.  Today’s featured site is FreshStitches, my favorite source of tips and tricks for crochet and small (crafty) business. I’m a huge fan of Stacey Trock, also known as FreshStitches.  I had the pleasure of interviewing her and participating […]

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Favorite Online Crochet Resources: News with Crochet Concupiscence
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Posted by Underground Crafter on March 2, 2013 | Short Link

Every Saturday during National Crochet Month 2013, I’ll be highlighting one of my favorite online crochet resources.  Today’s featured site is Crochet Concupiscence, my favorite source of crochet-related news. It’s no secret that I’m a fan of Kathryn Vercillo‘s blog, Crochet Concupiscence.  I’ve interviewed Kathryn twice on my blog (here and here), and I’ve previously […]

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Interview with Joan McGowan-Michael of White Lies Designs
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Posted by Underground Crafter on February 18, 2013 | Short Link

About a month ago, I had the pleasure of checking out Vogue Knitting Live with a press pass.  I actually recorded three different interviews at the event, and I’m pleased to share one today. Joan McGowan-Michael is the designer behind White Lies Designs.  In addition to her extensive collection of (mostly) knit (with some crochet) […]

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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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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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FO Friday: Booties, 30 Min-Knits Book Review, and Giveaway
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Posted by Underground Crafter on November 23, 2012 | Short Link

I have just a small finished object today, my very first pair of knit booties.  But they come with a long story!  (And, to thank you for reading the whole story, I’m also including a book review and giveaway at the end of this post.) I have a friend that I haven’t seen in ages. […]

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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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Interview with Kathryn Vercillo, author of Crochet Saved My Life
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Posted by Underground Crafter on August 15, 2012 | Short Link

Today, I’m interviewing Kathryn Vercillo, one of my favorite crochet bloggers, for the second time.  (You can check out the first interview here.)  Kathryn recently self published a book, Crochet Saved My Life, about the ways crochet supports physical and mental healing. Kathryn is a professional writer, and her work has been published in magazines such […]

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Interview with Nicky Epstein, book review, and giveaway
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Posted by Underground Crafter on August 8, 2012 | Short Link

I’m really excited to share an interview with Nicky Epstein today.  Nicky is a knit and crochet designer, bestselling author, and teacher.  A few months ago, I received a review copy of one of her books (which I won’t name… yet) and thought it was  “just a knitting book.”  After reading it, I found that […]

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Interview with Sandie Petit, founder of Crochet Cabana
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Posted by Underground Crafter on February 21, 2012 | Short Link

In the early 2000s, when I first learned to read crochet patterns, there weren’t many good crochet websites.  One that I would visit time and again for help understanding a new technique was Crochet Cabana.  Even now, as a crochet teacher I often refer beginners to this wonderful site.  So I’m really excited to interview […]

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