Guest Post: Sharon Silverman on Tunisian Crochet
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Posted by Underground Crafter on February 17, 2014 | Short Link

Today, I’m sharing a guest post with Sharon Silverman as part of her blog tour for her latest book, Tunisian Crochet Baby Blankets.  I previously interviewed Sharon here as part of her blog tour for Crochet Scarves: Fabulous Fashions – Various Techniques.  I was all ready to write an introduction to Sharon, but she’s been […]

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Book Review: Crochet Red
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Posted by Underground Crafter on February 7, 2014 | Short Link

Today is National Wear Red Day, the American Heart Association‘s annual event to bring attention to women’s heart disease, which is the leading cause of death for women in the U.S.  This year, Jimmy Beans Wool founder Laura Zander is bringing her Stitch Red campaign to crochet, with Crochet Red: Crocheting for Women’s Heart Health, […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2013 Interview Series: Teresa Alvarez
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Posted by Underground Crafter on October 7, 2013 | Short Link

Today’s Hispanic Heritage Month interview is with Teresa Alvarez, a Spanish crochet designer.  Teresa primarily self-publishes and last year had her first designs published in magazines. Teresa can be found online on Ravelry (as teresacompras and on her designer page) and on Twitter.  All pictures are used with her permission and are copyright Teresa Alvarez […]

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Interview with Mary Beth Temple
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Posted by Underground Crafter on March 25, 2013 | Short Link

Every Monday during National Crochet Month 2013, I’ll be interviewing crocheters.  Today’s interview is with Mary Beth Temple, crochet designer, author, podcaster, teacher, editor, and publisher. I’m thrilled today to present my interview with Mary Beth Temple.  Like many crocheters, I first became aware of Mary Beth through her Getting Loopy podcast.  This interview has […]

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Return to the fold
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Posted by Underground Crafter on September 12, 2012 | Short Link

It’s been almost 6 weeks since I last participated in Work in Progress Wednesday and Yarn Along.  Life got very busy and I was mostly working on secret projects, so there was nothing too exciting to share.  I’m happy to be back with a (very) little something and am looking forward to checking out what […]

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Holiday Stashdown Challenge, Week 16
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Posted by Underground Crafter on August 28, 2012 | Short Link

(Join along with me any time if you need a head start or moral support for your holiday crafting.  You can read more details here.) I was feeling really good about my Holiday Stashdown progress last week, when I somehow completed an entire gift in one day. But then I happened to look at a calendar. […]

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July stash explosion, courtesy of Robyn Chachula
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Posted by Underground Crafter on August 3, 2012 | Short Link

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you know that I’ve been really trying to reduce my yarn stash this year.  But, you also know that I find giveaways very hard to resist – and I’m kinda lucky. So when I saw this giveaway on Robyn Chachula‘s blog, I had to enter.  In […]

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Interview with Sharon Silverman, author of Crochet Scarves, with book review and giveaway
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Posted by Underground Crafter on July 12, 2012 | Short Link

Today, I’m really excited to interview Sharon Silverman.  Sharon is a crochet designer, author, teacher, and now, TV crochet expert.  I was first introduced to her work through her book, Tunisian Crochet: The Look of Knitting with the Ease of Crocheting, and I’ve had the pleasure of taking a Tunisian crochet class with her at […]

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Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class – Bruges crochet from the master herself
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Posted by Underground Crafter on June 17, 2012 | Short Link

(This post is part of my Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class series. You can read the other posts in this series here.) Last week, I finished my post with a bit of a cliffhanger about a surprise that I would share this week.  The surprise is that on Thursday, I started a three-week class on Bruges crochet with the […]

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Interview with crochet designer, Vashti Braha
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Posted by Underground Crafter on January 31, 2012 | Short Link

I am so excited to share an interview with Vashti Braha today.  I first learned about Vashti’s work because, as you know, I love Tunisian crochet, and she has designed some amazing Tunisian crochet patterns.  I’m a devoted subscriber to her Crochet Inspirations newsletter.  If you love to crochet, you should sign up, too. Vashti’s […]

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