We are celebrating Yarn Shop Day on Saturday 2nd May 2015! The Dublin Knit Collective is organising a City Centre Yarn Crawl for knitters to visit their favourite local bricks-and-mortar stores, This is Knit and The Constant Knitter...with fun-filled yarn enabling and knitting along the way. Join us for the whole day or catch up… Continue reading City Centre Yarn Crawl on Yarn Shop Day!
I tend to collect endless mini cakes of sock yarn leftover from hand knit sock projects. Knitting cosies is one way to use up leftovers. This project uses solid and variegated sock yarn held double. I cast on 60 stitches on 5mm circular needles. Knit several rounds, and finished off in moss stitch. I added… Continue reading Stashbusting. …
Save the date.... You are invited to join the City Centre Yarn Crawl on Yarn Shop Day, Saturday 2nd May. Join our discussions on Ravelry, Facebook or What's App (send me an email if you wish to join our Yarn Shop Day chat group)
I am not an expert on colour theory, however, I learned colour inspiration comes from the things around us... Choosing is a colour palette is very simple, if you use the principles of colour observation...
I am finding it very difficult to find time to write proper blogposts these days...so I'm cheating with bullet points. So here is my brain dump of me, myself and I: Aka, TheDKC on Twitter and Ravelry I just got sucked in to the world of Instagram as deeknitr I will seek out non-knitters in… Continue reading Me, Myself and I
The City Centre Knitting group is having a Knitting Party this Saturday 11th April. What's the occasion? Accents Coffee and Tea Lounge is celebrating their 4th birthday .... and that means we've been knitting in our little corner for fours too! To mark this occasion DKC will be giving away stitch markers until they run… Continue reading Knit in the City: Knitting Party
What's on my stix today? It's Multnomah, an easy garter stitched triangular scarf with a feather and fan lace border. The mindless gartering and using two stitch markers to mark the five centre spine stitches makes for a perfect wip to work on at knitting meet ups. The yarn my own hand dyed creation using… Continue reading Wednesday’s WiP
For those of you who knit with me at SnBs in the city centre and Rathmines, you may have noticed my latest obsession with the ring binder planner/organiser, Filofax. It was around my birthday in February, that I joined the Philofaxy group on Facebook. I wasn't very active in the beginning, just reading the posts… Continue reading A Knitter’s Filofax
For me, the Easter weekend marks the beginning of the spring season. It marks the beginning and renewal of some new and exciting after the cold and dark days of winter. The days are longer and brighter, and I want colour! I am feeling very girly and bought myself a lovely shade of nail varnish… Continue reading Spring has Sprung…..