Book Review: Crochet Red
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Posted by Underground Crafter on February 7, 2014 | Short Link

Today is National Wear Red Day, the American Heart Association‘s annual event to bring attention to women’s heart disease, which is the leading cause of death for women in the U.S.  This year, Jimmy Beans Wool founder Laura Zander is bringing her Stitch Red campaign to crochet, with Crochet Red: Crocheting for Women’s Heart Health, […]

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Book Review – Crochet Noro: 30 Dazzling Designs
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Posted by Underground Crafter on January 8, 2013 | Short Link

Yay, it’s my first book review of 2013!  (I actually read this book back in December, but life got in the way of me posting a review earlier.) The book I’m reviewing today is Crochet Noro: 30 Dazzling Designs, and the publisher, Sixth & Spring Books, was kind enough to send me a review copy. […]

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FO Friday: Baby legwarmers and Winner: 30 Min-Knits
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Posted by Underground Crafter on November 30, 2012 | Short Link

For the second week in the row, I’ve finished a quick project from stash yarn for my friend AW’s new baby. This is my version of the Cozy Crawlers Leg Warmers from Linda Permann‘s Little Crochet: Modern Designs for Babies and Toddlers.  (The pattern is also available as a free download here.)  I used about […]

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Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2011: Handmade Gifts to Make
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Posted by Underground Crafter on November 24, 2011 | Short Link

Happy Thanksgiving! In the U.S., the day after Thanksgiving (Black Friday) signifies the official start of the holiday shopping season.  In the spirit of keeping the holidays a little more handmade and small business and a little less mass produced and corporate, I’m sharing several holiday gift guides today. Handmade gifts to make This time […]

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Interview with Tanis Gray, review of Knit Local, and giveaway
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Posted by Underground Crafter on October 24, 2011 | Short Link

Today, I’m interviewing Tanis Gray about her new book, Knit Local: Celebrating America’s Homegrown Yarns.  Her publisher, Sixth & Spring Books, sent me a copy to review, and I’ll also be hosting a giveaway for my review copy. Tanis is an accomplished knitwear designer.  She is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design […]

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Crochet Lyceum: Crochet 101 – Class 3/6: More Stitches, Gauge, and Pattern Reading
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Posted by Underground Crafter on October 8, 2011 | Short Link

Welcome to Week 3 of Crochet 101, the first CAL/class in the Crochet Lyceum with Underground Crafter series. Visit this post for the full course outline and more information about how to participate. Week 3: More Stitches, Gauge, and Pattern Reading This week, we will learn two more stitches and will begin exploring gauge and pattern reading. […]

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