Interview with Cheezombie
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Posted by Underground Crafter on February 12, 2013 | Short Link

Through my travels through the internet, I often come upon interesting designers.  Cheezombie is one such talent.  She is one of the (relatively) few knit amigurumi designers I’ve come across, and her work has a distinctive style.  Cheezombie is shrouded in mystery, so I’m honored that she stopped by for an interview (but don’t expect […]

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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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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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Hispanic Heritage Month 2012 Interview Series: Paola Navarro from Delicious Crochet
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Posted by Underground Crafter on October 4, 2012 | Short Link

This post is part of my 2012 Hispanic Heritage Month interview series. Today, I’m interviewing Argentinian crochet designer Paola Navarro, also known as Delicious Crochet.  She has been selling her signature style of amigurumi patterns in her Etsy shop since 2007, and can also be found on Ravelry (as DeliciousCrochet and on her designer page), as well as […]

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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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Interview with Nicky Epstein, book review, and giveaway
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Posted by Underground Crafter on August 8, 2012 | Short Link

I’m really excited to share an interview with Nicky Epstein today.  Nicky is a knit and crochet designer, bestselling author, and teacher.  A few months ago, I received a review copy of one of her books (which I won’t name… yet) and thought it was  “just a knitting book.”  After reading it, I found that […]

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Interview with Sandie Petit, founder of Crochet Cabana
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Posted by Underground Crafter on February 21, 2012 | Short Link

In the early 2000s, when I first learned to read crochet patterns, there weren’t many good crochet websites.  One that I would visit time and again for help understanding a new technique was Crochet Cabana.  Even now, as a crochet teacher I often refer beginners to this wonderful site.  So I’m really excited to interview […]

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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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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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Interview with Kathryn Vercillo from Crochet Concupiscence
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Posted by Underground Crafter on October 28, 2011 | Short Link

Today, I’m pleased to present an interview with Kathryn Vercillo from Crochet Concupiscence, one of my favorite crochet blogs.  It is sort of like the USA Today of crochet blogs – a roundup of everything going on in the crochet world, plus Kathryn’s personal projects – but with much better/more engaging writing.  Kathryn is working […]

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