When you mix a social knitworker and a yarn shop proprietor you get the dynamic duo behind The Dublin 8 Craft Market, a collective of indie craft artisans in a pop up shop located in the bright and cosy studio space above The Constant Knitter and right in the heart of Dublin's Antique Quarter. So… Continue reading We’re No April Fools
Not going to Edinburgh Festival next weekend? No need to feel envious of your fellow fibre mates who are livin' it up at this year's Scottish yarn festival. Knitters here and around Dublin can have experience the fun and frolics too! The Hopsack's Knitting Club (hosted by yours truly) will cast on next weekend, Friday… Continue reading Missing out on EYF?
Hello Everyone, Today is a new day in a new year. I look forward to stepping out on this platform and unleash my creative spirit in 2019. DKC Knit Along A brand new year, brings in a new Knit Along. The CARPE DIEM Knit Along is the brain child of super knitter, Jackie. Carpe diem.… Continue reading Hello 2019…
Harriet and Trish will be taking the (sleigh) reins for an afternoon of festive fun. There is a Christmas knitting quiz with lovely prizes from @theconstantknitterdublin . Stash swop: Do you have odd skeins lingering in your stash? That impulse purchase not so lovely in the light of day? Bring them along to the stash… Continue reading Stitchmas Party 2018
Coming soon: YarnOver Coffee I've been a part of Dublin's knit and spinning scene on and offline since 2006. I love meeting knitters, makers and yarn afficionados. I receive the occasional requests for learn to knit but don't know where to start, how to magic loop and people who just want to chat with another… Continue reading New from the DKC: YarnOver Coffee
i am delighted to be partaking in the festivities on Culture Night 2018. It will be my third year to team up with The Constant Knitter on Friday 21st September. After a fabulous summer of touring Ireland, the Irish Guild of Weavers Spinners and Dyers will be spinning a good yarn. From sheep to shawl,… Continue reading Spin a Yarn to Knit
So long, farewell until we meet again...We had an amazing Woollinn knitworking experience as we connected with countless old friends and made many new ones.Many happy memories will be treasured and forever available on the internet, hashtagged #woollinndublin on Instagram.We put together a showstopper of a display, Wall of Shawls, handknitted with love by Dublin… Continue reading So long, farewell…
Ravelry is a place for knitters, crocheters, designers, spinners, weavers and dyers to keep track of their yarn, tools, project and pattern information, and look to others for ideas and inspiration. The online content is all user- driven; where the Ravelry community make the site what it is. Ravelry is a great place to keep… Continue reading I ❤ Ravelry
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. ..
Upcoming events: SUNDAY 20th MAY The Constant Knitter's monthly Stitch n Bitch will be taking place this coming Sunday 20th May. Join us for the usual knitworking shenanigans from 2pm to 4pm. THURSDAY 24th MAY Make it a Dub-wool Oh yea! We're hosting a pre-Woollinn Knit Night with Dublin's Drunken Knit Wits at JW Sweetman.… Continue reading Where it’s at….