What's on my bookshelf? One of my favourite books... I think every knitter should have at least one EZ book. #flashpost
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!
Looking for personalised knitting lessons? The Dublin Knit Collective (DKC) is now offering KNiT Sessions, one hour tutorials with an experienced handknitter from The Dublin Knit Collective. For the absolute beginner, book a Learn the KNIT stitch session with The DKC. Dates, times & location available: Wednesday 27th January 10:30am to 11:30am RATHMINES Wednesday 3rd… Continue reading New: KNiT Sessions in Rathmines
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
I was absolutely delighted that I was invited to take part in this year's Dublin Culture night at The Constant Knitter Thank you to all who dropped in to try a sampling of crewel embroidery, knitting, needle felting, and drop spindling.
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
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.
Blooming Bunting, is an experimental venture; trusting in community spirit and inspired by a belief that everything we do has an impact on our environment, Blooming Bunting has invited The Dublin Knit Collective to participate and help create the Hanging Gardens of Dublin, as part of Bloom Fringe 2015. The intention for Blooming Bunting is… Continue reading The Blooming Bunting Project
After reviewing a couple of books (here and here) last year, I decided to make this add a new series on The DKC.... The Dublin KNiT ReView My January blues brightened up when I recently received a sample skein of DK weight yarn from new indie dyer, Fiona of Green Elephant Crochet. The name of… Continue reading The Dublin KNiT ReView
The DKC Sock Club returns this January 2015! Membership is now open to all sock knitters and the curious… It will be a year of bespoke socks, totally handknit by you. Enjoy 2015 with knit alongs (kals) and sock yarn lovin’ . For the kals, you can join in anytime and no deadline to finish,… Continue reading The Return of the DKC Sock Club 2015