Gerbera
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Posted by Underground Crafter on March 21, 2014 | Short Link

This week, I’m releasing another square pattern inspired by the Spring Garden theme of Crochetville’s National Crochet Month Designer Blog Tour.  I’m sharing one new pattern a week during NatCroMo, and these new patterns are available as free Ravelry downloads through March with the coupon code NatCroMo14. I call this square Gerbera.  Unlike the other 3 square […]

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FO Friday: Brooklyn’s Baby Blanket
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Posted by Underground Crafter on May 10, 2013 | Short Link

Way back in February, I learned my cousin had a newborn daughter via Facebook.  Her name is Brooklyn. (Yes, like me, my cousin was born in Brooklyn, but he hasn’t lived there for about 20 years). I decided to make her a baby blanket using some stash yarn.  I started with the motif from Frankie […]

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Interview with Johnny Vasquez from New Stitch a Day
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Posted by Underground Crafter on March 11, 2013 | Short Link

Every Monday during National Crochet Month 2013, I’ll be interviewing crocheters.  Today’s interview is with Johnny Vasquez, a crochet teacher. As a crochet and knitting teacher, I’m constantly looking for online resources to share with my students so they have additional supports when I’m not around.  I can’t remember how I first came across New […]

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Announcing the Pineapples for Everyone Shawl CAL!
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Posted by Underground Crafter on February 8, 2013 | Short Link

Whether you’re a pineapple pro or you’re just a wee bit scared by crochet lace… If you have a shawl for every day of the week or you’ve yet to take the shawl plunge… I’m inviting all crocheters to join the Pineapples for Everyone Shawl CAL! The Pineapples for Everyone Shawl is my latest free […]

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Year of Projects, Year 2: New Year, New List
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Posted by Underground Crafter on January 6, 2013 | Short Link

After reviewing my progress in last week’s post, I decided to revise my list for the last half of the Year of Projects.  This may not seem as ambitious as my original list, but for right now it works for me. I’ve been purposely vague about the exact numbers of projects, etc. because I would […]

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Ripple Mania CAL giveaway winners!
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Posted by Underground Crafter on December 1, 2012 | Short Link

I’m so glad that I said the Ripple Mania CAL giveaway winners would be selected randomly because it would have been impossible to choose my favorite projects from among all of the great entries!  I had a wonderful time during the CAL, and I hope you did, too.  I want to thank everyone who participated […]

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There’s still time…
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Posted by Underground Crafter on November 26, 2012 | Short Link

…to enter the Ripple Mania CAL giveaway for your chance to win amazing prizes from Leisure Arts, Lion Brand Yarn, Magique Enterprises, and Red Heart. You can find all the details in this blog post!  Share your pictures by 11:50 p.m. Eastern time on Wednesday, November 28! And, for all you knitters out there, you have until Thursday, […]

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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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Ripple Mania CAL: Week 4 – Squaring Up Your Ripple
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Posted by Underground Crafter on November 7, 2012 | Short Link

This week is all about squaring up a ripple – how to combine a ripple pattern with a straight edged stitch.  This week’s Ripple Mania PDF includes a baby blanket project. I’m also very excited to announce two more sponsors for the Ripple Mania prizes: Magique Enterprises and Lion Brand Yarn are joining Red Heart and Leisure Arts by contributing […]

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