The hand dyer industry has exploded here in Ireland. I am so delighted to see many indie dyers make a name for themselves. I've been meaning to update my list, however, Cork based blogger, Evin has written a yarn filled and fabulous blog post, why re-invent the wheel?
I am still knattering about Socktober. Love knitting along with die hard sock knitters. Over the weekend, I started on a new pair of socks and re-crecreating the iconic Canadian woollen boot socks. Using off white, red and grey sock yarn I am knitting these cuff down and hope to get these done for Socktober… Continue reading Wip it good Wednesday – Socks
spin to knit.... coming soon!
I have a few active wips (works in progress) that I am currently working on at the moment. Socks. I always have a sock project on the needles. One sock at the toe decreases, soon to cast on for the second. I have a new pair of clogs to break in once these are done.… Continue reading WiP it good Wednesdays
Knit.Crochet.Stitch.Spin. Once again it is time to update my list of Dublin's stitching and craft groups. I have updated the Dublin KNiTs page 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 LIST.
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
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