Friday Knit Night at The Hopsack in the Swan Centre, Rathmines
Ever wonder what happens at a knitting group? How to join a group? Pick a group from you want to join, all are welcome at knitting groups listed on our Knit in the City Page Most of the groups meet in a cafe or pub and if you can’t see a knitter when you arrive,… Continue reading How do I join a Knitting Group?
fabric charm pack purchased from Sew in Rathmines I made several paper hexagon templates and gathered some paper clips to try my hand at some paper piecing. The hexagon template is placed in the centre of the fabric square. Fold the fabric along one side of the hexagon template and anchor with a paper clip.… Continue reading Fabric Charm Packs: Part 2
We've known all along that knitting is good for the mind, body (maybe?) and soul. The DKC supports there are health benefits associated with joining a social knitting group. My local health food shop, The Hopsack posted this interesting article on their Twitter feed recently and invited The DKC to start a knitting group within… Continue reading Knitting keeps you healthy…
The day when the world celebrates Irishness.... I'll be spinning my greens...
I was always intrigued by this booklet of fabric squares every time I browsed through my local fabric and haberdashery shop, Sew Several days and countless hours of perusing through the sewing boards on Pinterest, I decided to make a few paper piece hexagons.
It's that time of year when my social media timelines start the great debate...Paddy versus Patty. 1 ) Patrick = Pádraig = Paddy 2 ) St. Patrick's Day is on 17th March. 3 ) St. Paddy's Day is a national holiday here. 4 ) We never use Patty for Patrick = Pádraig = Paddy 5… Continue reading It’s Paddy, not Patty