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Phoenix Wrap, Part 2, and an Interview with Sue Rock

This is Marie from Underground Crafter. I’m excited to be back for the third part of the Phoenix Wrap Crochet-a-Long, a free mystery CAL to make a rectangular shawl in Lion Brand Jeans, one of my favorite soft yarns. If you’re just joining us, you can read the announcement here and get a roundup of…

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Start the Phoenix Wrap and 13 More Free Crochet Patterns for Garments and Accessories!

This is Marie from Underground Crafter. I shared a teaser about the Phoenix Wrap Crochet-a-Long last week. To recap, this is a 3-part project where you can make a beautiful rectangular shawl in 3 colors of Lion Brand Jeans (or Jeans Colors). I designed the Phoenix Wrap to meet the donation requirements to Sue Rock…

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Phoenix Wrap Crochet-a-Long

I’m Marie from Underground Crafter and I’m here to kick off the Phoenix Wrap Crochet-a-Long in the versatile and soft Lion Brand Jeans! Why the “Phoenix Wrap”? I designed this pattern in support of one of my favorite charities that accepts handmade donations, Sue Rock Originals Everyone, Inc. This is a local New York City…

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Super Bowl Stitching Showdown

Stitch your way through Super Bowl LII: Patriots vs. Eagles Ladies, there is no need to be bored this year during the Super Bowl! If you’re about to find yourself at a Super Bowl party on February 4th, we have the perfect Stitch Along for you! Knitters and crocheters alike can participate with the game…

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CAL Introduction – Simple Stitch Top

Our favorite crochet piece from our new Fall Winter Style Guide By: Abby and Lindsay When we first started developing this Style Guide we were so excited to create a collection of gorgeous hand knit and crochet pieces that you’ll be dying to add to your closet. Each item in the Style Guide is brilliant,…

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Ella Tied Cardigan Crochet-Along: Week 5

Welcome to our final post on the Ella Tied Cardigan! I can’t believe it’s over already! It went by so fast! If you are not finished yet (or haven’t even started!), no worries, the posts will always be up and our Ravelry thread is not going anywhere! If you are like me, when you purchase…

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Ella Tied Cardigan Crochet-Along: Week 4

Thank you for joining us in crocheting the Ella Tied Cardigan.  Up to this point you have lovely pieces for an Ella Tied VEST!  Let’s get some sleeves on this lovely cardi! As you are getting SUPER comfortable with that V stitch by now, there is a danger of tension shifting.  Honestly, It can get…

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Ella Tied Cardigan Crochet-Along: Week 3

Thank you for joining me in the Ella Tied Cardigan Crochet Along. It’s time to tackle the LEFT and RIGHT front sides. I have a secret for you: crocheting is reversible, so you don’t technically have to make the both left AND right fronts if you don’t want to. If you like the LEFT technique…

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Ella Tied Cardigan Crochet-Along: Week 2

Let’s start crocheting the Ella Tied Cardigan!  It’s crocheted in 5 pieces (6 if you count the waist band).  If you haven’t crocheted in a while or just getting back into it, it might be nice to start with the waistband.  This will remind your fingers about posture and tension and you will really get…

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Ella Tied Cardigan Crochet-Along: Week 1

Welcome to the Fall Crochet-Along.  We will be crocheting the Ella Tied Cardigan together! The sample pictured below is crocheted in 24/7 Cotton® in the color Café Au Lait. The Yarn 24/7 Cotton® is a worsted weight, mercerized cotton with a little sheen to it.  There are 24 different colors to choose from. I am…

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