Crochet Pattern: Wavy Navy Afghan by J Crochet

I’m so excited to be sharing another stunning pattern by Julie from J Crochet! Julie includes both U.S. pattern abbreviations and line-by-line international crochet stitch symbols in each of her patterns. The Wavy Navy Afghan is a visual delight! This tri-color blanket includes a really fun candy cane border. Make it in your favorite colors! … Read more

Crochet Pattern: Koala Hat by Olena Huffmire Designs

I’m so excited to share another awesome hat pattern from Olena Huffmire! If you missed her first contributor post, be sure to check out the Slouchy Beanie with video tutorial here. Today’s pattern is the Koala Hat, a perfect gift for your favorite toddler, and it includes a video tutorial, too! This post contains affiliate … Read more

Crochet Pattern: Pumpkinhead Hat by J Crochet

I’m introducing a new guest contributor to Underground Crafter today. Let’s give a warm welcome to Julie from J Crochet. She’s sharing the adorable crochet pattern for the Pumpkinhead hat in two infant sizes. It’s the perfect fall accessory for your favorite little one. Julie’s signature style for her patterns is to include both written … Read more

Interview with Johnny Vasquez from New Stitch a Day

Every Monday during National Crochet Month 2013, I’ll be interviewing crocheters.  Today’s interview is with Johnny Vasquez, a crochet teacher. As a crochet and knitting teacher, I’m constantly looking for online resources to share with my students so they have additional supports when I’m not around.  I can’t remember how I first came across New … Read more

FO Friday: September Charity De-stash

This week, I finally finished a project I’ve been talking about since last year:  I donated 4,170 yards of synthetic yarn that I had no plans of using to charities.  (That’s the equivalent of about 11.5 skeins of Red Heart Super Saver, in case you need a visual.) I’ve been participating in the Surmount the … Read more

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