The global knitting community is aware of Althea Crome's creative contribution to the film, Coraline . She meticulously knit miniature sweaters and other clothing for the characters. Based on information I found on Cineworld's website, the Dublin release date for the long awaited animated film, Coraline, based on Neil Gaiman's 2002 novella is set for Friday 08 May, 2009.
Due to the May Bank Holiday closure of the Curved Street Café, an alternative venue has been arranged for the City Centre SnB on Saturday May 2, 2009. Kneehigh and chicwithstix have organized a Spring TeaParty at Stitch starting at 4:00pm. Fran & Teresa, the charming and friendly proprietors of Stitch are opening their doors… Continue reading City Centre SnB: May Bank Holiday
DKC would like to see your progress on your Wear 2Be Seen project. Send your link to your blog, Ravelry project page, on the comment's page or by email (dublinknitcollectiveATgmailDOTcom) You can view the updates here
Plan to be out and about on 13 June 2009 WWKiP Day. It will be a great day to show off the pinnacle of your knitting skills. DKC is proposing a twist to a well known knitting tradition in the United States. For those of you who are familiar with the tradition of the Rhinebeck Sweater; the concept… Continue reading Wear 2Be Seen on WWKiP Day 2009
13 June 2009 is World Wide Knit in Public Day watch this space for updates
Today is the last day to sign up for the Dublin Dishcloth & Fairtrade Swap. You must be a Ravelry member and living in Ireland.
DKC is organising their first-ever swap, The Dublin Dish Cloth & Fairtrade Swap is to raise ecological and ethical awareness of products and goods in Ireland. Knitter or crocheter, sign up for this swap on Ravelry's Dublin Knit Collective Group. **This swap is only open to Ravelry members who are residents of Ireland.**
It was a great turn out this afternoon at the Curved Street Cafe for the bi-monthly SnB in the City Centre. Fifteen knitters took over two tables and a sofa...good food and drink and lots of knitting and yarn selling and swapping amongst the group.