Urban spinning 

I use the term, urban spinning to describe my type of handspinning. I define it as creating yarn on a well balanced drop spindle using luxurious spinning fibre which may be commercial or indie dyed roving or batts. Ahem...a fibre snob. Why not pop in this Sunday 8th January and check out the action of… Continue reading Urban spinning 


Work that Fiber

I love the rhythm a spinning drop spindle as it gains speed and momentum. My fingers draft out the fibers, and magically the twisted fibre becomes handspun. Handspinning is relaxing and it is instant gratification as I can spin 50g faster than I can knit it. There is a spinning frenzy once a month in… Continue reading Work that Fiber

Knit Knotes · UrbanSpinner

Knit Culture Night 18.09.2015 @ 1800h

I am delighted to announce The Constant Knitter will be participating in this year's Dublin Culture Night on Friday 18th September from 6pm to 9pm. LYS proprietor, Rosemary Murphy has organised mini-workshops and demonstrations in crewel embroidery and wet felting. Also invited to partake in the festivities is yours truly, in the Studio above the… Continue reading Knit Culture Night 18.09.2015 @ 1800h