Interview with Pauline Turner
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Posted by Underground Crafter on March 3, 2014 | Short Link

I’m excited to share an interview with Pauline Turner today as part of National Crochet Month.  Pauline is a multi-craftual artisan, designer, author, and teacher.  I was first introduced to Pauline’s work in the early 2000s when I read How to Crochet as I was learning how to (finally) read crochet patterns.  Since then, I’ve learned […]

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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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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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Interview with Mary Beth Temple
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Posted by Underground Crafter on March 25, 2013 | Short Link

Every Monday during National Crochet Month 2013, I’ll be interviewing crocheters.  Today’s interview is with Mary Beth Temple, crochet designer, author, podcaster, teacher, editor, and publisher. I’m thrilled today to present my interview with Mary Beth Temple.  Like many crocheters, I first became aware of Mary Beth through her Getting Loopy podcast.  This interview has […]

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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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Hispanic Heritage Month 2012 Interview Series: Charles Voth a.k.a. Stitch Stud
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Posted by Underground Crafter on October 11, 2012 | Short Link

This post is part of my 2012 Hispanic Heritage Month interview series. I’m really excited to interview Charles Voth, also known as Stitch Stud, today.  Charles is a crochet and knitting designer and tech editor.  (If you’re not sure what a tech editor is, you may want to check out this interview with Juanita Quinones.  And if you get really excited […]

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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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Thursday craft goals update: 2011 recap
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Posted by Underground Crafter on December 29, 2011 | Short Link

I love welcoming the New Year.  It isn’t a religious holiday, so I don’t have to worry about offending (or excluding) someone when I say “Happy New Year!” It’s also a great time to reflect on the past and think about the future! About a month after I started my blog in March, I set […]

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Interview with Melissa Horozewski, author of Austentatious Crochet
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Posted by Underground Crafter on October 17, 2011 | Short Link

My interview today is with crochet designer Melissa Horozewski.  Melissa was nominated for the Crochet Liberation Front Flamie for Best New Designer in 2009,  and her work has been published by Crochet!, Crochet World, Inside Crochet, Interweave Crochet, and Leisure Arts. Melissa is also the author of Austentatious Crochet: 36 Contemporary Designs from the World […]

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F.O. Friday and I Love Yarn Day!
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Posted by Underground Crafter on October 14, 2011 | Short Link

Happy Friday everyone!  I’ve been thinking for a while about how to celebrate I Love Yarn Day, since I first read about it on the Craft Yarn Council website.  The CYC has several suggestions about what to do to celebrate (and several projects from famous designers, too!). My post for today is a celebration of […]

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