Year of Projects, Year 3: Small beginnings
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Posted by Underground Crafter on August 11, 2013 | Short Link

My goals for A Year of Projects. The August body zone for the Head to Toe Challenge is feet. I’ve never been that excited about feet as a crochet zone – I’ve finished only a handful of foot related projects in all my years crocheting, and we all know how my attempt to knit socks ended […]

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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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F.O. Friday – Washcloths (Check!)
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Posted by Underground Crafter on November 18, 2011 | Short Link

Doesn’t it feel great to check something off your holiday gift list?  I’m officially finished with my washcloths.  The last one was made in Lily Sugar ‘n Cream in Westport. (You can see the other three washcloths in last week’s post.)  I made one for each of the ladies in my dad’s family. My plan is […]

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Thursday craft goals update – Week 28
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Posted by Underground Crafter on November 10, 2011 | Short Link

And now, for my weekly update on my updated craft goals. Personal crafting goals 1) Work my way through Crochet Master Class: Lessons and Projects from Today’s Top Crocheters. In my Year of Projects post this week, I included an update on my progress so far.  I’m now about 1/3 through the book. 2) Make something handmade […]

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F.O. Friday and I Love Yarn Day!
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Posted by Underground Crafter on October 14, 2011 | Short Link

Happy Friday everyone!  I’ve been thinking for a while about how to celebrate I Love Yarn Day, since I first read about it on the Craft Yarn Council website.  The CYC has several suggestions about what to do to celebrate (and several projects from famous designers, too!). My post for today is a celebration of […]

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Are you near a Michaels store?
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Posted by Underground Crafter on September 10, 2011 | Short Link

Today is the Instructor open house at every Michaels location in the U.S. and Canada.  I will be at the Manhattan Store from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. promoting my knitting and crochet classes.  You can get 50% off the registration for any class you sign up for today (crochet, knit, Wilton, painting, jewelry, scrapbooking, […]

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Thursday craft goals update, week 15, and week of giveaways, day 7
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Posted by Underground Crafter on August 11, 2011 | Short Link

Today’s post is mostly self-promotional :).  Since Thursday is usually the day when I give my weekly update on my annual craft goals, it seemed to be fitting. September is around the corner, and that means that registration is coming up for several classes I will be teaching in NY/NJ.  Here’s a little calendar preview […]

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