11 10, 2018

Victoria Shawl


Victoria Shawl The Victoria Shawl is the second design from lace knitter extraordinaire Aisling Doonan aka Rubysasha.  Knitted using one skein of hand dyed 4ply/fingering weight yarn it's perfect to wear dressed up or down. Wanting to make a [...]

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11 10, 2018

Ballymoney Blanket


Ballymoney Blanket Designed by Melanie Thomassian aka Wee Yarn, the Ballymoney Blanket is an easy modular crochet make that's perfect for baby and will become a much cherished, heirloom piece, handed down through the family. [...]

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11 10, 2018

The Patchwork Diaries


The Patchwork Diaries We go on a no-sew patchwork star adventure with our columnist Aine Foley of Lismore Quilt Co. This is a ‘no sew’ zone. Wonderful effects can be achieved by simply [...]

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11 10, 2018

Diary of an Alpaca Farmer


Our regular column from Roger Clarke, an alpaca farmer from Tyrone in Northern Ireland, will chart the goings-on on the farm throughout the year. We’ll hear all about the exploits of Roger's herd of alpacas. As Autumn [...]

Diary of an Alpaca Farmer2018-12-21T05:05:56+00:00
11 10, 2018

Diary of an Eco Dyer


Diary of an Eco Dyer We catch up with our columnist Jennifer Lienhard of Apple Oak Fibre Works The last couple of months have flown and things are as busy as ever, but [...]

Diary of an Eco Dyer2018-12-21T05:07:00+00:00
11 10, 2018

Book Reviews


Book Reviews We take a look at some of the latest knitting, crochet and crafting books available now. The Second Drawer Down Verity Castledine £16.00 ISBN: 9780995533325 Trulyhooked.com The [...]

Book Reviews2018-12-21T05:07:31+00:00
11 10, 2018

Meet the Designer: Lucinda Guy


We were delighted to speak with well known Lucinda Guy about her work as a designer, the books she has published and what's in the pipeline. Can you tell us a little about your fibre [...]

Meet the Designer: Lucinda Guy2018-12-21T05:07:46+00:00
11 10, 2018

LYS in the Spotlight


Carlow Fabric & Crafts We put Carlow Fabric & Crafts shop in the spotlight. Tell us a little bit about your shop? Carlow Fabric & Crafts is based in Haddens Carpark in Carlow town.  [...]

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11 10, 2018

Subalpine Prance Hat


Subalpine Prance Hat The Subalpine Prance Hat is the third colourwork hat designed for Olann and by Elizabeth Greenfield.  Bands of different pattern require you to keep a better eye on the chart and your knitting. Our [...]

Subalpine Prance Hat2018-12-21T04:55:14+00:00
10 10, 2018

The Irish Guild of Weavers Spinners and Dyers – A Members Journey


We've been wanting to write a piece about the Irish Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers for some time now, but as neither of us are members, felt we might not be the best people to capture the true [...]

The Irish Guild of Weavers Spinners and Dyers – A Members Journey2018-12-21T04:57:02+00:00
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