Book Review: Modern Baby Crochet
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Posted by Underground Crafter on March 12, 2014 | Short Link

I’m continuing my celebration of National Crochet Month with a review of a new book by one of my favorite crochet personalities, Stacey Trock. (You can find my interview with Stacey here, as part of her blog tour for Crocheted Softies: 18 Adorable Animals from around the World, and a mini interview here, as part of […]

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NatCroMo13 in Review!
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Posted by Underground Crafter on April 1, 2013 | Short Link

If you’re like me, you have been following along with many sepecial National Crochet Month features and may be behind on your blog reading. Here’s a quick roundup of my NatCroMo13 posts. Free Wednesday posts! Blogiversary, A Tour through Crochet Country, and a free pattern! A treasury of handmade, wooden crochet hooks Trip to Pittsburg with a […]

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A sneak peak
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Posted by Underground Crafter on March 20, 2013 | Short Link

Next Wednesday, I’ll be participating in Crochetville‘s A Tour Through Crochet Country blog tour for National Crochet Month.  I’m working on something fun (and secret) to reveal next week, but until then, I can share a little progress picture. I had an awesome time at the Pittsburgh Knit and Crochet Festival last weekend.  My mom and […]

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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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2012 Year in Review: Charity projects and crafting for a cause
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Posted by Underground Crafter on December 27, 2012 | Short Link

This year, I donated more projects and patterns to charity (and causes) than I have for quite a long time. I started off 2012 by making 6″ granny squares.  I sent off 40 to Binky Patrol in May as part of the Crochetlist charity challenge. In June, I hosted the charity challenge for Crochetlist on behalf […]

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2012 Year in Review: Exploring Ravelry
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Posted by Underground Crafter on December 25, 2012 | Short Link

Although I’ve been a Ravelry member since December, 2007, I barely used it until 2011.  Last year, I finally started to browse Ravelry regularly for pattern searches and began to participate in several groups.  My Rav goal for 2012 was to use the notebook to track all of my projects. Adding projects (and even taking […]

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FO Friday and I Love Yarn Day!
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Posted by Underground Crafter on October 12, 2012 | Short Link

I’m excited to be participating in another I Love Yarn Day on my blog!  To celebrate, I’m sharing some charity projects and showing off some of my recent yarn acquisitions. Finished charity projects I’ve been working on some charity projects with stash yarn for the Hats 4 the Homeless drive at the Lion Brand Yarn Studio. […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2012 Interview Series: Vanessa Laven
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Posted by Underground Crafter on September 24, 2012 | Short Link

This post is part of my 2012 Hispanic Heritage Month interview series.   I’m thrilled to interview blogger Vanessa Laven today.  Vanessa was actually the first person I interviewed on my blog and I’m a regular read of her own wonderful blog, Mixed Martial Arts and Crafts.  Vanessa is also Cuban-American and from the NYC area, so I feel […]

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FO Friday: My first ever knitting pattern and an interview with Marsha Cunningham
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Posted by Underground Crafter on August 17, 2012 | Short Link

I’m really excited to unveil my very first finished knitting pattern, the Sandworm’s Journey Beanie, today.  The pattern is part of a collection for charity to support the Knotty Knitters 2013 calendar, so I thought it would be fitting to share an interview with Marsha Cunningham, the founder of the Knotty Knitters for Autism.  I’ll […]

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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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