Archive for February, 2010


Sunday, February 21st, 2010


 Garnstudio Kid-Silk

75% mohair super kid, 25% silk (25g, 218 yards)

Just arrived today – lots of new stock. 

There is some new Fabel Sock Wool (€2.90 for 50g) bringing the total number of colours to 21, four of them being solids: black, off-white, grey and beige. 

I’ve added 3 new colours to the Garnstudio kid-silk, some black, beige and heather (€6.50 for 25g). 

There are also some stunning new cottons in various qualities bringing the total colours to about 50!!  Finally, I’ve added some red and black to the Silke-Alpaca.

The Constant Knitter’s Hand Knitting Workshop

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010


Knitting:  the Way Forward

Date:  Saturday 27 February, 2010

Time:  10.30 to 12.30

Venue:  67 Camden St, over Restore Health Food Shop

Cost:  €30 – this includes 150g of Eskimo 100% pure new wool

This 2 hour workshop is designed for the absolute beginner or knitter who wants a fresh beginning.  There is no better way to learn how to knit than to knit a neckwarmer.  By the end of the workshop you will have learned how to make a beautiful neckwarmer you’ll be proud to wear.  The yarn, Eskimo, by Garnstudio, will be provided.  You can bring your own knitting needles (size 8mm, 9mm or 10mm) or they can be purchased at the class.

You will learn how to cast on, knit, purl and cast off.  There will also be discussion on how the Internet is a knitter’s virtual accessory.

Instructor:    Diane Murphy

Also known as chicwithstix, Diane has been knitting and since 1985 when some of her “knitterly friends” were either just learning how to walk or not even born yet.

Diane has an enthusiastic passion for knitting and all things Fibre.  She has made it her mission to educate knitters and non-knitters alike, that knitting is not a hobby but a lifestyle.

To book, telephone Rosemary @ 01 454 7597 or 087 996 7197 or email