Marie Segares


Marie Segares

Marie Segares has been hooked on crochet since she learned from her grandmother when she was 9, and she conquered her fear of knitting in 2010. In addition to designing, Marie teaches both crochet and knitting in the New York City metro area and at regional fiber events. She is a Professional member of the Crochet Guild of America and a Designer/Teacher member of The Knitting Guild Association. She writes about her crafty adventures on the Underground Crafter blog, where she also shares interviews, book reviews, and giveaways.

She can also be found on Ravelry, Facebook, Etsy, Twitter, and Pinterest.

Projects by Marie Segares


How to Finger Crochet

Finger crochet is a great way to enjoy crochet when you don’t have a hook on hand (or, when your hook isn’t the right size for your yarn). It’s also a great way to teach crochet, since your fingers only have to focus on the mechanics of the stitches and not on how to hold

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Essential Supplies for the Avid Crocheter

Since learning to crochet, you’ve probably acquired different supplies and tools as you’ve needed them and a bit haphazardly. If you’re an avid crocheter, though, there are so many tools available now that can help you get organized, care for your projects, and crochet in comfort that you may want to take stock of what

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Coastal Redwood Super Scarf Pattern

I’m Marie Segares from Underground Crafter and scarves are some of my favorite crochet projects to make, wear, and give. When I first heard about the Super Scarf phenomenon, I knew I had to make one! After all, not only are Super Scarves luxuriously long and super cozy, they definitely make a statement!

For my Super

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How to Wind Yarn Tutorial

I’m Marie Segares from Underground Crafter, and I love to play around with new and exciting yarns. In the last few years, the availability of independent yarns has exploded. Every crocheter now has more access to hand dyed yarns, hand spun yarns, and yarns imported in small batches than ever before.

One thing that crocheters may

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Taking Crochet Outdoors for the Summer

I’m Marie Segares from Underground Crafter. As the weather heats up, I find that I spend more time outdoors than usual. That doesn’t mean I don’t want to crochet as much as I do indoors in the cold weather, so I’m sharing 6 tips for bringing your yarn and hook with you outdoors this summer.

Travel

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Teaching Kids To Crochet During Summer Break

Summer break can be a great time to share your love of crochet with your children, grandchildren, and other kids in your life. If you’re a crochet lover, you know it’s a great hobby that allows you to make useful and beautiful finished objects. You may also be aware of the many other benefits crochet

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Embrace the Lace

Are you one of many crocheters who is hesitant to work with thinner yarns, like lace and sock yarns or crochet cotton thread? These yarns can make crocheting in the warmer months much more pleasurable, and they can be used to create intricate and beautiful projects. With these four tips, you’ll be ready to play

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Oceanic Chevron Pillow

The chevrons in this granny square decorative pillow add visual interest to your home décor and the buttoned closure allows you to easily remove the pillowcase. Make different versions with seasonal color combinations and change it throughout the year.

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Hearts and Kisses Cowl

Share the love with the cheery Hearts and Kisses Cowl. This buttoned cowl features heart motifs and is easy to customize for yourself or for that special someone by using different types of buttons and colors of yarn. Make each heart in a different color for a more vibrant look.

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Spreading the Crochet Love

I, like many crocheters, enjoy making charity projects. In the past, I would participate in charity crochet-a-longs online and ship my creations to organizations throughout the country and the world. With rising postage costs, more and more crocheters are looking for ways to contribute their crocheting talent locally. Luckily, it’s easier than you think to

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