Welcome back September! After an amazing hot and sunny summer of 2018, I am bursting with creative energy. I spent my summer drop spindle spinning as my alter ego, Urban Spinner. I spun close to one kilometre of eye popping handspun. There's plenty of inspirational ideas for my autumn/winter challenge to Knit de Fleece, and… Continue reading Hello September!
Things to celebrate today... #CanadaDay #onebookjuly #titsoutcollective
If you haven't heard by now, Dublin has a very active knit social. There are knitting groups all over Dublin meeting almost every day of the week. A fair number slip by my radar, and are not all listed on the Knitworking Page. In the early years of the Dublin Knit Collective, I often attended… Continue reading Meeting the Knitters @ Nutgrove
Finished for Friday... It's always a pleasure to see a FO (finished object) Dublin knitter, Victoria completed The Josephina Shawl. It looks and feels amazingly soft. It's a pattern with texture and the use of three colourways gives this accessory plenty of pairings with just about any outfit in her wardrobe.
Marino/Fairview, Dublin 3 is an area with a diverse population, so Helen came up with an idea to organise a local and affordable meet up so people could exchange ideas and crafting skills on a monthly basis. February's meet up will be held on Wednesday 13th February from 8pm in a local hall that has… Continue reading What’s New: Marino Fairview Knitting & Crochet Circle
Knit and enjoy the pleasures of handknit socks... I know January 2013 is winding down, and I'm only getting around to writing this blogpost about this the Dublin Knit Collective Sock Club in our Ravelry discussion group. Now in our third year, this sock club is open to everyone. There are no membership fees to… Continue reading The Dublin Knit Collective Sock Club 2013