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
It's a Happy Hallowe'en at KNiT HQ! Once the last treat is given out, it's time to start planning for my favourite holiday, Christmas! But before you all start moaning bah humbug, let's get on with the here and now. Reminder: the Churchtown stitching and craft group will be meeting on Tuesday at the… Continue reading Trick or Treat….
Photo copyright Helen Peyton I am absolutely delighted to announce The Dublin Knit Collective (The DKC) will be at the Knitting and Stitching Show from Thursday 20th October to Sunday 23rd October 2016. Photo copyright Knitworking.co.uk The DKC will be hosting Knitworking, a good old fashioned stitch n bitch social. Knitwork with us, meet old friends and make new ones. So,… Continue reading Knit, knit, knit will be happening
Cat Bordhi, author of several knitting books and innovative knitter who gave us the unique moebius cast on, is coming to The Constant Knitter. LYS (local yarn shop) proprietor, Rosemary Murphy is calling on the Dublin Knit Collective to do what we do best... Knitworking! So, join us at our special knit and knatter with… Continue reading Knit ‘n Knatter with Cat Bordhi
I love my pompom maker. This one is a Clover branded product that gives a modern edge to pompom making. It looks like a complicated gadget, I however, Clover includes clear instructions on wrapping your yarn on the arms of this device. I recommend using a pair of sharp pointed scissors to snip the yarn… Continue reading Gotta luv my gadgets