Welcome to Socktober. It's a month long celebration of sock knitting. I have never had much success at knitting two socks on one circular needle. I easily got frustrated when my yarn tangled and twisted around the cable of my knitting needle. I am once again attempting this method of casting on for two socks… Continue reading Knit 2 for the effort of 1
Dublin Knit Collective, don't let the blog fool you, originally created out of my love and passion for the art of handknitting. A chronicle of my adventures as a knitter meeting other knitters in and around Dublin. I've had an on and off again love affair with this blog since other social media platforms appeared… Continue reading Blogging outside the lines
This fibre was gifted to me by Dublin based fiberista, Prettyfunkyfibre. Smokin' rolags just waiting to be spun
On this day in 2007, The Dublin Knit Collective first appeared in the blogsphere. Check out The DKC's first blogpost. Blogging about the Dublin Knit scene was very different ten years ago. I captured photos with a point and shoot camera. My pics were au naturale and not carefully staged with props. Then, I went… Continue reading Hello Dublin Knitters!
I am delighted to announce a new collaboration between the DKC and The Constant Knitter. This summer, I will be doing what I do best, knitworking and Rosemary will open the Studio for knitters and crocheters on the fourth Sunday during the summer months. We would be delighted if you can join us on Sunday 25th… Continue reading SSK?
There are lovely sock yarn prize packs to be won as part of the P/hop Trunk Show this past weekend. Raffle tickets are still available at The Constant Knitter until the weekend. All proceeds go to P/hop for MSF.
I am living through a knitting revolution as a knit enthusiast. My passion for this thing called knitting has transformed itself from a hobby to a lifestyle. The Dublin Knit Collective started off as a blog where I chronicled the knitting scene in Dublin. The Dublin Knit Collective was a place to brew knitwit ideas with other… Continue reading The DKC in 2017
When I am not knitting, I love to troll through Ravelry's pattern database looking for patterns to add to my Ravelry queue. This time of year, I start queuing up knitting patterns for the start of my Knitmas Break which is from Christmas Day until New Year's Day. This is the period when I knit things for myself. Today, I… Continue reading Knitmas Knitting Queue: Sakura
In the coming days, I will be celebrating ten years in Ireland. It's hard to believe that I've been a part of Dublin's knitting scene for a decade. My first interaction with the knitters of Ireland was on an online Yahoo discussion forum called Stitch n Bitch IE several months prior to my move to… Continue reading 10 years of stitch n bitch