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Cat food for Cats Aid

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

If you have cat food that your cats won’t eat (opened and unopened dry food or unopened wet food), Cats Aid here in Dublin would love it!  You can leave it here at 88 Francis Street.

This food will go to foster  and feral cats and cats with families in financial difficulty.


Big Price Reductions in Drops / Garnstudio Yarns

Saturday, September 10th, 2011

Drops / Garnstudio yarns, bucking the trend, greatly reduced in price from today!!!

Kid-silk down to €5.25

Eskimo (solid colours) down to €2.00

Fabel print down to €2.45 and solids to €2.25

and many more reductions!

Spotted in town today

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

Spotted this gorgeous knitted toy today in Smock on Drury St


Delight – lots of new colours in

Friday, August 6th, 2010

plus lots more.  They will not be on my website for a while yet as it is being revamped.

Website update

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

Apologies for any inconvenience while my website is being revamped at long last – I have not been updating products.  It will be worth the wait!   The look won’t change much (I still love Helena’s work) but how the website works (specially for me!) will be much improved.

Drumcreehy Country House – knitting and felting workshops

Monday, July 19th, 2010



Drumcreehy Country House in County Clare is hosting knitting and felting workshops  in October 2010.  And you get to stay and be fed too!!  Contact or phone 065 707 7377

the innocent big knit

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

Fancy helping older people in Ireland keep warm this winter? Then all you need to do is knit some little woolly hats for the innocent smoothie bottles.  For every hatted bottle sold, innocent will give 25c to Age Action.

Go to to find out how to knit the little hats and where to send them and more…………..


Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

Now in stock, 4 colours in DROPS Ice.

Material: 55% cotton, 45% acrylic
Weight/yardage: 50 g = approx 45 meter
Recommended needle size: 9 mm
Knitting tension: 10 x 10 cm = 10sts x 14rows

A soft cotton mix, deal for both winter and summer. It knits easily on big needles and has a luxurious velvety texture and gives a clear stitch definition that looks great in stocking stitch or moss stitch.

May also be used for patterns in Eskimo, which makes it a good alternative if you want a chunky sweater, but not in wool.

DROPS Autum & Winter 2010 and 2011 Patterns

Friday, June 4th, 2010


Vote for the designs you want to be included in the next DROPS Collections here!

DROPS Autumn/Winter collection 2010/2011 is bigger than ever. You’ll find plenty of different garments and accessories in all sizes.  The focus is on shape and there are many garments incorporating new techniques and shapes in the collection.

DROPS Delight @ The Constant Knitter

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

75% wool superwash, 25% polyamid
Weight/yardage: 50 g = approx 175 meters
Recommended needle size: 2.5 mm
Knitting tension: 10 x 10 cm = 26sts x 34rows
 A luxurious and super soft wool yarn in many fabulous colors!  The colorful magic-print creates fantastic color combinations. The yarn features smooth color transitions and has a nice hand-spun texture. DROPS Delight is made with Superwash treated wool, made stronger with polyamide. An exciting yarn that you can use for much more than just socks – try it on larger projects like cardigans, jumpers, scarves and accessories.