Hi Folks, It may not feel like summer weather here in Dublin, but SUMMER 2019 has started at DKC HQ. This year, I decided to start at the beginning of June instead of a summer solstice start. It has truly been a very difficult year for me. You may or may not have noticed that… Continue reading A Boost of Confidence
Hi Folks, Part 3 in the series of Planning my Way to Woollinn. Last Saturday's planning session involved setting up my weekly pages for the next three weeks. Out came the colour swatch, watercolours and water brush pen to create a soft hue to brighten up my weeks. As an avid Bullet Journalist, I love… Continue reading Colour Wash
Hi Folks, Welcome to the second blogpost of the series, Planning my Way to Woollinn 2019, which was originally posted over in the Eclectic Notebook. It's all about the physical set up of my Midori Traveler's Notebook. The yellow notebook or insert on the left is my every day Bullet Journal. I use Ryder Caroll's… Continue reading Insert Here.
Hello Everyone, I've been writing a series of blogpost over on the Eclectic Notebook. This is part 1 of Planning my Way to Woollinn. Are you aware of my obsession with notebooks, pen and ink? I love to put pen, pencil, paint brush to paper. So, it is only fitting that the next few blog… Continue reading Planning my Way to Woollinn
I can't contain my excitement for this year's Woollinn, Ireland's festival for yarn aficionados. The Woollinn team are rolling out the red carpet for a star-studded cast of exhibitors, tutors and special guests - Big names in the Knit Industry. I dare you to scroll thru the never ending LIST and profiles. My eyes are… Continue reading The Way to Woollinn
Are you interested in destashing your yarn at the Dublin 8 Craft Market at The Constant Knitter on 17th, 18th, 19th May 2019? Start getting ready for the DKC Stashed Yarn Sale. Time to go through your stash and see if there is anything you will not be using, that others may love to create… Continue reading Destash your yarn….
This week's Knit Socials
Never touched a knitting needle in your life or haven't knit since you were 10 years old? This learning session is for you. Jackie Allen, moderator of the Dublin Knit Collective Ravelry group, will start at the very beginning with an easy cast on and the knit stitch for a garter stitch swatch which you… Continue reading Knit Your Stitches
Join ROSE MARY CULLEN,Textile Artist, to stitch your own whimsical bird and ready to display within a hoop frame. Basic hand stitches well be demonstrated during this two- hour session. Participants will select their bird design, colour and stitches to create their own special feathered friend. VENUE: Dublin 8 Craft Market at The Constant Knitter… Continue reading Embroidery for Beginners
Learn the magic of spinning fibre into yarn. Diane Murphy, the Urban Spinner, will take the you on a two-hour journey in the art of handspinning on a drop spindle. We will go through the process of drafting out fibres, adding twist and producing your very own and unique ART YARN. VENUE: Dublin 8 Craft… Continue reading Frolic With Fibre at The Learning Lounge