Nollaig Shona Dhaoibh

Happy Christmas everyone! I finished the Christmas cardigan for my mum the day before yesterday (Christmas Eve Eve) and I think she’s happy with it. The cursed sleeve cap As you can tell from above, the steeking went pretty well. Firstly, I crocheted either side of where I wanted to cut. Then I got my […]

Eve of the Eve of Christmas Eve Eve

Impatient? Moi? Since this season, I am one of those annoying people who did their all Christmas shopping two weeks ago and who is even on the home stretch of Christmas knitting (both sleeves complete! (there are not enough ! marks to express my relief/joy)) … I got to go into Galway to potter about […]

How many times is too many?

Why is it that after almost a week, I have only a sleeve to show? Normally I would blame the sleeve and everyone would understand. This time, however, I have only myself to blame. This is a set-in sleeve and I knew I would have to work a sleeve cap. This didn’t stop me from […]

Knitting Classes for the New Year

The New Year is a perfect time to teach yourself some new skills and broaden your horizons. Check out the new class schedule over at This is Knit for a wide variety of classes. There is something for everybody, from beginners ready to move beyond the humble rectangle to seasoned knitters looking for a bit […]

Secret Santy

It’s been a mixed bag already this week. I’ve been taking part in a swap on the Irish Knitters board over on Ravelry. We each get a secret pal to spoil, and in turn are spoiled by another secret pal. I have been busy loading up on stuff to send off to my pal so […]