Hello Knitters, The Dublin Knit Collective blog has chronicled my adventures in the Land of Yarnia as I knit and purled my way one blogpost at a time. Blogging has changed since 2006, when I was part of a very small group of knitting bloggers living in Ireland. Back then, it was a hobby, showing… Continue reading Casting off this 13 year old wip…
*this is not a sponsored post, as I purchased all the items and products myself* It's no secret that I love notebooks! When The Constant Knitter and Kieran Foley collaborated with Badly Made Books to create a collection of Knit themed covers on handmade books, I was hooked on collecting them. I was delighted to… Continue reading A Knitter’s Planner
Welcome 2020, a brand new decade! January brings on the post festive-blues, so why not engage in my favourite activity, KNIT! Here's what is on for January... My idea of yarn dating on a Friday night happens in Rathmines. This gem of local Knit socials in Dublin 6, returns at The Hopsack's café with a… Continue reading Happy New Year!
Zero-Waste Christmas Wreath Workshop with Diane of the Dublin Knit Collective With the powerful global mood of recycling, minimalism and zero-waste an ever growing and prevailing topic and inevitably part of a bigger transition into a future free from plastic, The Hopsack has an exciting upcoming workshop! Come join the Zero-Waste Christmas Wreath Workshop using… Continue reading Zero-Waste Christmas Wreath Workshop
Hello Knitters! I am hosting an Eco-KNiT Along. The idea is to raise self-awareness in using eco-friendly products in our everyday lives, while knitting some cool accessories. Every month or so, there will be an eco-friendly project to Knit and add to your own collection of sustainable FOs for your own personal use or gift… Continue reading Eco-KNiT Along in Rathmines
Friday Knit Nights are back at The Hopsack. Diane from the Dublin Knit Collective (DKC) will launching the autumn knitting season with Knit Culture Night, a knit social in Rathmines. Whether you are an experienced knitter (or crocheter) or someone taking up knitting for the first time, join the DKC and discover the social aspect… Continue reading Knit Culture Night
When planning a weekend away, it is not uncommon for knitters, like myself to Google local yarn shops in the town you will be visiting for the first time. This time around Google found a new to me LYS... I was pleased to learn Stitch 'n Knit, a yarn and haberdashery shop was in the… Continue reading Stitch ‘n Knit in Athlone
Start getting ready for the DKC Stashed Book Sale. Time to go through your book shelves and see if there is anything you wish to destash, that other crafters want to read and discover! This is an opportunity to DESTASH and SELL your unwanted Craft books at the DKC Destashed Book Sale at the Dublin… Continue reading Destashed!
Hello September!It is back to regular Knitworking and this blogpost is all about Knitting groups in general.Stitch n Bitch, Knit n Knatter, Knitting Circle, Knit Social, Knitworking....Knitting groups, how to join other knitters like yourself?Peruse our Knit & Stitch Socials Page or check with your local yarn shop for a group nearest you.Knitters are generally… Continue reading Ever wonder what happens at a stitch n bitch?