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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Favorite Online Crochet Resources: Link Party at Crochet Boulevard
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Posted by Underground Crafter on March 23, 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 Boulevard, my favorite crochet link party. I was first introduced to Barbara from made in k-town shortly after I began blogging in 2011.  I honestly can’t remember how I found her, but I […]

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Sharing the crochet blog love
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Posted by Underground Crafter on October 26, 2012 | Short Link

Confession time: I never read blogs until I started blogging.  I would occasionally Google something and find a blog post that answered my question, but that was about it.  I never subscribed or returned or remembered which blog I had read.  The main barrier for me was my (irrational) fear of blog readers – the […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2012 Interview Series: Ana BC from Lanas & Hilos
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Posted by Underground Crafter on October 1, 2012 | Short Link

This post is part of my 2012 Hispanic Heritage Month interview series. Today, I’m interviewing Guatemalan crocheter Ana Contreras, the bilingual blogger behind Lanas & Hilos.  I’m a big fan of Ana’s blog and the great pictures she shares of her projects.  Ana, also known online as AnaBC on Ravelry, is also a crochet (and, occasionally, knitting) designer. […]

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Thursday craft goals update – Week 37
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Posted by Underground Crafter on January 12, 2012 | Short Link

Thursdays seem to come around pretty quickly.  Here is my weekly update on my craft goals .   Personal crafting goals 1) Work my way through Crochet Master Class: Lessons and Projects from Today’s Top Crocheters.  Instead of using the patterns, I’d like to create my own project (for myself and/or for teaching) for each technique/skill […]

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My favorite posts of 2011
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Posted by Underground Crafter on December 31, 2011 | Short Link

On March 27, I wrote an about and welcome post to this blog, and since then I’ve been posting regularly.  I know I was mostly (only?) talking to myself for the first few months, but I’m glad I stuck with it.  Today, I’m sharing my favorite posts of 2011. Series The Essential Crochet Supply Kit has […]

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Blanket retrospective
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Posted by Underground Crafter on November 12, 2011 | Short Link

Barbara at Made in K-Town is hosting one of her awesome link parties, and this month the theme is crocheted blankets.  I was inspired to share some the blankets I made before I was blogging. Way back in May, I posted about the project journal I used to use for my crochet projects before blogging. […]

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Nan’s handiwork
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Posted by Underground Crafter on August 4, 2011 | Short Link

Tuesday would have been my maternal grandmother’s 85th birthday, and I thought this week would be a good time to show off some of her handiwork on my blog. I was inspired by Barbara from Made in K-town‘s recent posts (#1 and #2) featuring her grandmother’s crochet to do a post highlighting some of my […]

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