Well, the week has flown by so far and we’re looking forward to a busy weekend of classes at TIK. Introduction to Lace 2 is happening on Saturday morning, when all of these girls will be joining us again: And here’s a little example of a lace edging we were
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Drogheda Knit & Natter

We’ll be in the D Hotel (next to the Scotch Hall Shopping Centre) tonight and every Wednesday night from 7.30pm onwards. New members always welcome 🙂
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Beauty and the Frog

As it turns out, a Lion and Lamb Mobius is beautiful even in defeat. This is how the river stitch looked mid-frog: And then all wrapped up and ready for another try. I’m about six rows in to Mobius Version II, this time in Roman Column lace stitch. No photos
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Photo Friday

Spring has arrived! And finally all those lovely new balls of yarn that had been waiting patiently in the stock room have had their moment in the sun. I’m quite picky about photographing our yarn in natural daylight, to the extent that I was checking out the Met Eireann website
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Cheryl’s FOs

                       Cheryl dropped me a line today to share photos of some recently finished objects. Thanks Cheryl! The first photo features the Pea Jacket from Junior Knits knit from Debbie Bliss Merino Aran in Shade 701 (Navy). And then we have a pair of
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More Addis in Stock

Just a quick note to say that we received a delivery of Addi needles yesterday. A lot of the out of stock sizes are now back with us, but we’re still waiting on a few stragglers! Visit the Addi section of the shop to view availability.
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More in the way of Clapotis

We love Noro and we lurve Lorna’s Laces and we absolutely adore Kate Gilbert’s Clapotis. And so we have been running a little Clapotis Knitalong through the main site over the past few months and you can view the “back catalogue” here. I’m going to start using this blog to
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Knitting at the Pictures

Sara posted this link over on the SnB Ireland yahoo group and is hoping to organise a similar event here. A Knit At The Movies (from Evening Times) Sounds like great fun! Oh, to view the SnB Ireland discussion group you will have to sign in with your Yahoo ID
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Date set for next Beginners’ Class

Fellow friendly knitting enthusiast confirmed, venue booked and plenty of takers – the next Knitting for Beginners Class is set for Sunday the 11th of February from 2 to 4.30 pm. I’ll send out a group email to all of you that have enquired to date but we can squeeze
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In the spirit of symmetry

I’m not hung up on symmetry. I can handle mismatched stripes in my Noro cardigan. I deliberately shy away from trying to tame hand dyed yarns to get matching socks. Perhaps I have a very slightly rebellious side 🙂 I wouldn’t be particularly superstitious either but, with this being the
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