Hooking at Vogue Knitting Live
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Posted by Underground Crafter on January 19, 2013 | Short Link

This morning I dragged myself out of bed for day two of Vogue Knitting Live.  I don’t know if it was because of the cold weather yesterday or all the excitement from the event, but I was extra sleepy this morning.  I decided to wear the Irish rose choker I made myself last year.  I […]

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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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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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FO Friday: Scrapbusting scarf and other goodies
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Posted by Underground Crafter on November 2, 2012 | Short Link

It’s been three weeks since I last participated in F.O. Friday, but I’ve actually finished quite a few projects in that time. I made three secret projects using this yarn, along with about eight swatches, for Kollabora, a new maker community. The big reveal was supposed to be this week, but it was delayed due […]

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Calling all ripple lovers: Announcing the Ripple Mania CAL!
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Posted by Underground Crafter on October 17, 2012 | Short Link

If you love crochet ripples, you’ve come to the right place. I’m kicking off the Ripple Mania Crochet-A-Long today.  This CAL will teach you everything you need to design your own fabulous ripple projects – how to select a color palette, how to increase and decrease, how to design your own ripple stitch patterns, and […]

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Battle of the egg-shaped crochet hook handles!
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Posted by Underground Crafter on April 16, 2012 | Short Link

I first became aware of egg-shaped, ergonomic crochet hook handles some time last year while visiting the Lion Brand Yarn Studio.  If you knew me in real life, you would know that I’m somewhat… cheap.  I saw this ergonomic crochet hook set and my first thought was, “$24!  But I already have tons of crochet […]

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