Knit.Crochet.Stitch.Spin. Once again it is time to update my list of Dublin's stitching and craft groups. I have taken down the Knitting Groups page since I am revising it to include contact details, links to a website, a Facebook page and any other social media. Please email email@example.com if you wish to be on the… Continue reading Are you out there?
Dublin Knit Collective, don't let the blog fool you, originally created out of my love and passion for the art of handknitting. A chronicle of my adventures as a knitter meeting other knitters in and around Dublin. I've had an on and off again love affair with this blog since other social media platforms appeared… Continue reading Blogging outside the lines
I am a planner addict. I bought my first Filofax planner in 1988. Thirty years on, I still love these ringed binders. My favourite Filofax is a personal sized patent purple Original which was a special purchase three years ago for my 50th birthday. As a knitting Filofaxing fanatic ... I couldn't resist knitting a… Continue reading Colour coordinating
Transitioning from summer to autumn, an indie dyeing adventure.
i am delighted to be partaking in the festivities on Culture Night 2018. It will be my third year to team up with The Constant Knitter on Friday 21st September. After a fabulous summer of touring Ireland, the Irish Guild of Weavers Spinners and Dyers will be spinning a good yarn. From sheep to shawl,… Continue reading Spin a Yarn to Knit
Welcome back September! After an amazing hot and sunny summer of 2018, I am bursting with creative energy. I spent my summer drop spindle spinning as my alter ego, Urban Spinner. I spun close to one kilometre of eye popping handspun. There's plenty of inspirational ideas for my autumn/winter challenge to Knit de Fleece, and… Continue reading Hello September!
I love my nostepinne!
The thing I've always loved about knitting is the sense of unlimited possibility in two stitches, knit and purl. I can manipulate yarn and knitting needles to make something marvelous, whether it be a shawl, sweater or a pair of socks. When I cast on a new project, I think for a minute about the… Continue reading If our handknits could talk