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The Big Knit ... cast off

The Big Knit is finished.

If you read my earlier blog The Big Knit, you’ll know the story behind this.

Gorgeous middle daughter is now the happy warm wearer of a long Aran, complete with a headband to keep her ears cozy and fingerless pockies to keep her hands toasty. 19 more words

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Crochet cardigan pattern

So, I designed a crochet cardigan!

Or, to be more specific, I made it up as I went along!

I used an aran yarn (it was a 400g ball, and I have some left) and a 6.5mm hook. 513 more words

Coming Soon(ish)

Happy to report that this lovely gem will be coming your way soon!  Received my contract today for the Holla Knits Fall/Winter 2014 Issue.  Can’t wait to share more tease shots with  you!


Lustra Sweater Vest

Berrocco Lustra is a beautiful yarn, with a nice sheen to it. At Aran weight the stitch definition on a No 7 needle is very crisp.   168 more words


Passion for Pottery: Made in Ireland and Proud of It!

Kara Irish Pottery: Aranware

Don’t you hate shopping for souvenirs in Ireland only to find out they are “Made in China”? You want genuine Irish products to buy as gifts and keepsakes as a reminder of your Irish vacation. 205 more words

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