Hispanic Heritage Month 2013 Interview Series: Diana Rivera from Arte y Poemas

Today’s interview is with fellow New Yorker, Diana Rivera.  Diana is not only a crochet and knitting designer and yarnie, but also a mixed media artist and poet.  You may also know her as Craftaholic or Arte y Poemas. Diana can be found online on her website and blog, Arte y Poemas.  She’s also on Ravelry … Read more

Hispanic Heritage Month 2013 Interview Series: Ruth Garcia-Alcantud from rock+purl

Today, I’m interviewing designer, tech editor, and writer Ruth Garcia-Alcantud.  Ruth’s designs have been published in magazines including Interweave Knits, Knit Edge, Knit Now, Knitscene, knit.wear, and Vogue Knitting, as well as in books and by yarn companies. Ruth can be found online through her rock+purl website and blog, on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Ravelry … Read more

Hispanic Heritage Month 2013 Interview Series: Daniela Montelongo from Pompon’s Party

Today, I’m pleased to interview Daniela Montelongo.  She’s an architect and crafter that lives between Ciudad Juarez, Mexico and El Paso, Texas. Her company, Pompon’s Party, is now her full time job.  Daniela sells crochet and knit accessories and kits for a variety of craft projects through her Etsy shop, and also teaches classes. You … Read more

Hispanic Heritage Month 2013 Interview Series: Monica Rodriguez Fuertes from Hand Made Awards

I’m excited to interview Monica Rodriguez Fuertes, a Spanish crochet, knitting, and sewing designer.  You may be familiar with Monica’s designs from Crochet Today!, or through the Etsy shop she shares with her mom, HandMadeAwards.  (You can read more about her in this Crochet Today! Designer We Love interview.) This post contains affiliate links. I may … Read more

Hispanic Heritage Month 2013 Interview Series: Cristina Mershon

Today, I’m pleased to interview crochet designer, Cristina Mershon. Cristina is originally from Galicia, Spain, and she currently lives in Oklahoma. Although she has only been publishing her designs since 2011, she has been quite prolific.  You can find Cristina on Ravelry as CristinaMershon or through her designer page. Each photo is linked to the pattern page on Ravelry.  This … Read more

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