Hi, my name is Diane, I am 53 years bold. I live in a diverse housing estate in urban Dublin, where our home is sandwiched between two other terraced dwellings. The thin walls separate the pitter patter of children on each side. Inside you'll find my home cluttered with all my craft supplies and yarn,… Continue reading Will the real Dublin knitter please yarn forward
We interrupt today's regular Flash Friday post, with a ... Thank you to the Irish Blog Awards team and the DKC's amazing family, friends and supporters who allowed me the opportunity to bask in my 15 minutes of fame as a finalist. Congratulations to awesome friends, Carol, Evin and Nadia...definitely the best Irish blogs! Flash… Continue reading One knit wonder
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
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 request for learn to knit but don'tt know where to start, how to magic loop and people who want to chat to another knitter.… Continue reading New from the DKC: YarnOver Coffee
This is Buffy our Cat, resident YarnSlayer at DKC Headquarters.
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
Hello handspun Italian, let me taje you home with me... I had a very strict budget for purchases going into the Woollinn Marketplace last weekend. I had a general idea of the vendors I was interested in and browsed at my leisure during a break away from the DKC Knitworking area. It did not take… Continue reading Hello Handspun…
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. ..
Handknit socks are pretty awesome!!!