Interview: Dora Ohrenstein, Crochet Designer and Author
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Posted by Underground Crafter on January 27, 2014 | Short Link

Today’s interview is with fellow New Yorker, Dora Ohrenstein.  Dora is the publisher of the Crochet Insider ezine; a designer whose work has appeared in Crochet!, Crochet Today!, Crochet World, Interweave Crochet, and Vogue Knitting Crochet, among other publications; the author of Creating Crochet Fabric, Custom Crocheted Sweaters (reviewed here), and The New Tunisian Crochet […]

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2013 Crochet Blog Awards
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Posted by Underground Crafter on January 10, 2014 | Short Link

I’m really pleased to share that I won two 2013 crochet blog awards. Kathryn from Crochet Concupiscence awarded me her 2013 Awesome Crochet Blogger Award for Best Crochet Interviews for the third year in a row (!).  (On a side note, wow, the pressure is really on now to come with some fantastic interviews!  Luckily, I already […]

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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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Favorite Online Crochet Resources: News with Crochet Concupiscence
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Posted by Underground Crafter on March 2, 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 Concupiscence, my favorite source of crochet-related news. It’s no secret that I’m a fan of Kathryn Vercillo‘s blog, Crochet Concupiscence.  I’ve interviewed Kathryn twice on my blog (here and here), and I’ve previously […]

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Interview with Kim Guzman, a.k.a. CrochetKim
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Posted by Underground Crafter on January 22, 2013 | Short Link

I am so incredibly pleased to share an interview with Kim Guzman today.  As a lover of Tunisian crochet and a member of the very active Yahoo group that she co-moderates with Angela “ARNie” Grabowski, tunisiancrochet, I’ve been a big fan of Kim’s work for years.  (Kim also does a lot of “regular” crochet design, too, as she […]

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Interview with Kathryn Vercillo, author of Crochet Saved My Life
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Posted by Underground Crafter on August 15, 2012 | Short Link

Today, I’m interviewing Kathryn Vercillo, one of my favorite crochet bloggers, for the second time.  (You can check out the first interview here.)  Kathryn recently self published a book, Crochet Saved My Life, about the ways crochet supports physical and mental healing. Kathryn is a professional writer, and her work has been published in magazines such […]

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Year of Projects, Year 2: Decisions
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Posted by Underground Crafter on July 22, 2012 | Short Link

This week,  I auditioned six more motifs for my mom’s milestone birthday blanket.  I made each sample with stash yarn, and I’m happy to report that I’m almost to the bottom of one of my plastic yarn tubs! This is my version of Duckbill Dalliance by Margaret MacInnis.  I like this motif a lot, but […]

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Year of Projects, Year 2: Rerouting
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Posted by Underground Crafter on July 8, 2012 | Short Link

(This post is part of my Year of Projects, Year 2 series.) This week, my goal was to try out some potential motif patterns for the bedspread I’m planning for my mom’s milestone birthday in February.  My sister’s bedspread took about 5 months to finish, and I’m assuming this one will be more complicated, so I […]

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Holiday
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Posted by Underground Crafter on July 4, 2012 | Short Link

I’m making good progress on the Bruges waves scarf for my friend, OB.  I started it during my final Bruges lace class with Tatyana Mirer last week.  (More details on the yarn and the classes.) When I asked OB about her preferred colors for a possible winter accessory, she asked for charcoal grey, or black, […]

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Crocheted Softies Blog Tour, Day 6
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Posted by Underground Crafter on December 10, 2011 | Short Link

I’m stoked to be part of Stacey Trock’s blog tour for Crocheted Softies: 18 Adorable Animals from around the World today.  I am interviewing Stacey, reviewing her new book, and hosting a giveaway for a signed copy of the book, courtesy of Martingale & Company, so read on for more details! The Interview Stacey Trock […]

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