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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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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Blogiversary and A Tour Through Crochet Country!
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Posted by Underground Crafter on March 27, 2013 | Short Link

Today marks my two year blogiversary, and I’m one of the stops on A Tour Through Crochet Country!  If you haven’t been following along, this is a wonderful blog tour organized by Crochetville.  The tour features over 50 Associate Professional or Professional members of the Crochet Guild of America (CGOA). If you’re new here, welcome!  I’m […]

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Book Review and Giveaway: The New Tunisian Crochet by Dora Ohrenstein
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Posted by Underground Crafter on March 26, 2013 | Short Link

Every Tuesday during National Crochet Month 2013, I’ll be reviewing crochet books.  Today’s post features  a giveaway of my review copy of The New Tunisian Crochet by Dora Ohrenstein, courtesy of Interweave/F+W Media. It’s no secret that I’m a fan of Tunisian crochet, and I’m thrilled to see it regaining popularity.  Dora Ohrenstein‘s latest book, […]

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2012 Year in Review: Frog Fest!
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Posted by Underground Crafter on December 29, 2012 | Short Link

I’m not the type of crocheter (or knitter) who feels the need to complete every project I start.  Sometimes I start a project for stress relief, other times I make a bad yarn choice, and then there are times when the project just isn’t really something I want to work on anymore. Today, I’m celebrating […]

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2012 Year in Review: Interviews
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Posted by Underground Crafter on December 24, 2012 | Short Link

Yep, I just tooted my own horn :).  Thanks again to Kathryn Vercillo from Crochet Concupiscence for awarding me the 2012 Awesome Crochet Blog Award for Best Interviews.  As part of my 2012 Year in Review series, today I’m sharing five of my favorite interviews from 2012. I was surprised to see that I posted […]

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Red Scarf Project
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Posted by Underground Crafter on October 27, 2012 | Short Link

It’s that time of year when crocheters and knitters are sending their handmade goodies to the Red Scarf Project.  If you aren’t familiar with the Red Scarf Project, it is a program operated by Foster Care to Success: America’s College Fund for Foster Youth.  FCS sends foster care college students care packages, including a Valentine’s […]

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Interview with Amy Shelton, CGOA President and Crochetville Co-Owner
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Posted by Underground Crafter on October 22, 2012 | Short Link

Today, I’m interviewing Amy Shelton, the co-owner of Crochetville and the current President of the Crochet Guild of America.  Amy is obviously a big supporter of the crochet community, both online and “in real life,” and she happens to be a pretty busy lady, too – so I’m really glad she had some time to […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2012 Interview Series: Sara Palacios from Arrorró en Colores
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Posted by Underground Crafter on October 8, 2012 | Short Link

This post is part of my 2012 Hispanic Heritage Month interview series. Today, I’m interviewing Argentinian crochet designer Sara Palacios, the mind behind Arrorro en Colores (known as Colorful Lullabies in English).  Sara can be found online on her website, Ravelry (as SaraBea and in the Colorful Lullabies store), Etsy, Facebook, and Flickr.  All pictures are used with her […]

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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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