Thanks to the Tour de Fleece spin along and knitters who have been enabled by spinners from the Irish Guild of Weavers Spinners and Dyers , there is a lot of handspun stash out there. Are you wondering what to do with your handspun? Knit de Fleece Knit de Fleece is a handspun stashbusting knit-along… Continue reading Knit de Fleece
I blog at The Urban Spinner for the love of fibre and drop spindle spinning. Craving for a Fibre Cigar
I'm loving the #diversknitty hashtag started by @sockmathician.Go on and follow, I know you want to.
I collect stuff and things and it tends to accumulate into clutter . I describe myself as a pack rat -hoarder. After a while, I get the urge to declutter quick and fast by tossing things in the trash. Then start the process once again. This wasteful cycle has to stop now. This is not… Continue reading 1 square + 3 knots = a project bag
Any excuse for a summer knitting party! We’ll be celebrating World Wide Knit in Public Day on Saturday 9th June from 2pm at The Constant Knitter. We’ll have prizes for the Knit Quiz, along with a charity raffle for Laura Lynn.
The S.Club.3 I'm launching a new spin on the next DKC knit along which involves a bit of pre-planning by creating your own shawl/sock/sweater kits to knit from June until the end of the year. Inspired by the Yarn Harlot's Self-imposed Sock Club , The S.Club.3 is a creative way to plan and organise your… Continue reading The S.Club.3
In the next several days knitters from all over Ireland and the globe will be arriving in our fair city to experience Woollinn, Dublin's inaugural yarn festival. I would like to say welcome back to all my knitterly friends, céad míle fáilte to the yarn tourists and hope you'll enjoy what Dublin has to offer.… Continue reading Fáilte. ..
In the Land of Yarnia, Easter Sunday marks the season of spring... New beginnings and rejuvenation. I'm hooked on a rug hooking technique and creating sample swatches for a larger project
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