2013 Crochet Blog Awards
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Posted by Underground Crafter on January 10, 2014 | Short Link

I’m really pleased to share that I won two 2013 crochet blog awards. Kathryn from Crochet Concupiscence awarded me her 2013 Awesome Crochet Blogger Award for Best Crochet Interviews for the third year in a row (!).  (On a side note, wow, the pressure is really on now to come with some fantastic interviews!  Luckily, I already […]

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Recent Crochet Book Reviews on CGOA Blog
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Posted by Underground Crafter on July 24, 2013 | Short Link

You may know that I volunteer to review crochet books on the Crochet Guild of America‘s blog, CGOA Now!  In 2013, most of my book reviews have been published there.  Here are the links in case you missed the reviews. Crochet Saved My Life: The Mental and Physical Health Benefits of Crochet by Kathryn Vercillo of […]

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Favorite Online Crochet Resources: Videos from New Stitch A Day
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Posted by Underground Crafter on March 16, 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 New Stitch A Day, my favorite source of crochet videos. There are many online sources of crochet videos and everyone has their favorites.  Mine is New Stitch A Day.  I frequently refer my crochet […]

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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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2012 Year in Review: Interviews
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Posted by Underground Crafter on December 24, 2012 | Short Link

Yep, I just tooted my own horn :).  Thanks again to Kathryn Vercillo from Crochet Concupiscence for awarding me the 2012 Awesome Crochet Blog Award for Best Interviews.  As part of my 2012 Year in Review series, today I’m sharing five of my favorite interviews from 2012. I was surprised to see that I posted […]

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Good news!
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Posted by Underground Crafter on December 2, 2012 | Short Link

This past week, I’ve gotten great news on several different fronts, and I really wanted to share the excitement with my readers! New Patterns On Tuesday, two of my designs were released in new pattern books: Quick and Simple Crochet Scarves: 9 Designs from Up-and-Coming Designers! and Quick and Simple Crochet Hats: 8 Designs from […]

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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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Year of Projects, Year 2: Decisions
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Posted by Underground Crafter on July 22, 2012 | Short Link

This week,  I auditioned six more motifs for my mom’s milestone birthday blanket.  I made each sample with stash yarn, and I’m happy to report that I’m almost to the bottom of one of my plastic yarn tubs! This is my version of Duckbill Dalliance by Margaret MacInnis.  I like this motif a lot, but […]

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Awesome Crochet Blog Award! from Crochet Concupiscence
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Posted by Underground Crafter on December 1, 2011 | Short Link

Woohoo!  Kathryn from Crochet Concupiscence just awarded me her first Awesome Crochet Blog Award of 2011 for best interviews.  Kathryn is one of my favorite crochet bloggers and I check her blog daily for all the latest happenings in crochet.  I feel very honored.  Thanks Kathryn! You can read all of my interviews here (and my […]

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Interview with Kathryn Vercillo from Crochet Concupiscence
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Posted by Underground Crafter on October 28, 2011 | Short Link

Today, I’m pleased to present an interview with Kathryn Vercillo from Crochet Concupiscence, one of my favorite crochet blogs.  It is sort of like the USA Today of crochet blogs – a roundup of everything going on in the crochet world, plus Kathryn’s personal projects – but with much better/more engaging writing.  Kathryn is working […]

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