Archive for January, 2014

Kieran Foley (knit/lab) workshop, Sun 23 March

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

 

Kieran Foley knitlab Colour Workshop

Kieran Foley knitlab Colour Workshop

Kieran Foley of knit/lab will be giving another workshop at The Constant Knitter on Sunday, 23rd March next.  The February workshop is booked out.
This workshop will cover various ways for you to introduce colour to your knitting projects.
It will start with a presentation of swatches in a wide range of knitting techniques, including stranding, reverse stranding, intarsia, lace knitting, knitting in the round and beading.
Then will follow a brief exploration of colour inspiration, followed by a knitting session for you to try out some new techniques in your favourite colours.
Some experience of colour knitting from a chart will be useful!  Bring needles and yarn in your choice of colours.
Where:   The Constant Knitter, 88 Francis Street, Dublin 8
When:    2 – 5pm, Sunday, 23 March
Cost:       e40
Book:       Rosemary on 087 996 7197, or
info@theconstantknitter.ie

 

Classes for the week

Monday, January 27th, 2014
Abhainn shawl by Nicola Faull

Abhainn shawl by Nicola Faull

Classes this week:
Sewing (2 hours) with Dee Harte, Wed 10.30am and Wed 6.30pm. 
Knitting and Crochet (2 hours), Thurs 6.30pm

 

 

Kieran Foley of knit/lab Workshop, Sun 23 Feb

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

 

Kieran Foley of knit/lab Colour Workshop

Kieran Foley of knit/lab Colour Workshop

Kieran Foley of knit/lab will be giving a workshop at The Constant Knitter on Sunday, 23rd February next.
This workshop will cover various ways for you to introduce colour to your knitting projects.
It will start with a presentation of swatches in a wide range of knitting techniques, including stranding, reverse stranding, intarsia, lace knitting, knitting in the round and beading.
Then will follow a brief exploration of colour inspiration, followed by a knitting session for you to try out some new techniques in your favourite colours.
Some experience of colour knitting from a chart will be useful!  Bring needles and yarn in your choice of colours.
Where:   The Constant Knitter, 88 Francis Street, Dublin 8
When:    2 – 5pm, Sunday, 23 February
Cost:        Euro 35
Book:       Rosemary on 087 996 7197 or info@theconstantknitter.ie

 

Sewing & Embroidery workshops Sat 25th Jan

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014
Sewing Workshop at The Constant Knitter

Sewing Workshop at The Constant Knitter

Embroidery Workshop at The Constant Knitter

Embroidery Workshop at The Constant Knitter

Two very popular workshops here next Saturday:

1.  Embroidery from 10 – 1pm (all materials provided), and

2.  Sewing from 2 – 6pm (late light lunch included).  Sewing machines supplied or bring your own

Contact mariakarintapper@gmail.com or on 087 769 0873

Or call into the shop

Classes for the week

Sunday, January 19th, 2014
Classes

Classes

SEWING:

1.      Wednesday morning from 10.30 – 12.30.  Ideal for beginners and improvers.  We have machines or you can bring your own.  Contact Dee at dee@deeharte.com or call 087 652 8448

2.      Wednesday evening from 6.30 – 8.30.  As above

KNIT & CROCHET: Every Thursday evening from 6.30 – 8.30.  Contact Rosemary at info@theconstantknitter.ie or call 087 996 7197.  If you are a complete beginner, we will lend you materials for your first class

 

Katia Air Lux

Friday, January 17th, 2014
Katia Air Lux

Katia Air Lux

Supplies of this astonishing yarn replenished.  It is a natural fibre consisting of 70% viscose and 30% extra fine merino.  Plus you get 300m of it in a 50g ball.  It is beautiful to work with.  Finally, one ball will easily make a shawl or scarf.  Comes in eight very unusual colours.

Irish Crochet / Clones Lace workshop – Sat 8 March

Friday, January 17th, 2014
Clones Lace Burano mask

Clones Lace Burano mask

Maire Treanor will be joining us for another Irish Crochet / Clones Lace workshop on Saturday, 8th March next.  If enough people express an interest, she will continue the workshop on Sunday!

Where:    The Constant Knitter, 88 Francis Street, Dublin 8

When:     11am to 5pm on Saturday, 8th March and possibly Sunday, 9th March

Cost:        Euro 50 for Saturday

Enrol:      Contact Rosemary on 087 996 7197 or info@theconstantknitter.ie.  Alternatively, you can enrol via                       the website

Opening Times – 2014

Friday, January 10th, 2014
The Constant Knitter

The Constant Knitter

Please note that from now on, The Constant Knitter will be closed all day Monday.  It will be open from 2-5pm on Sundays as usual.   Full details of opening times are set out below:

Opening Hours for 2014 :

Monday             CLOSED

Tue & Wed       10.30 – 6.00 pm

Thursday          10.30 – 8.00 pm

Fri  &  Sat          10.30 – 6.00 pm

Sunday               2.00 – 5.00 pm

info@theconstantknitter.ie

087 996 7197

 

Weekly sewing classes with an expert

Thursday, January 9th, 2014
Sewing class Dee Harte

Sewing class Dee Harte

Expert tuition from professional textile designer, Dee Harte.  Pattern reading, alterations, pattern drafting and up-cycling your wardbrobe.  We can supply sewing machines or you can bring your own.

Dee graduated from The National College of Art and Design in June 2008 with an honors degree in Textile Design.  She also holds a Diploma in Fashion from the Limerick School of Art and Design.

For information or to enrol, contact Dee on 087 652 8448 or on dee@deeharte.com

 

Creative Embroidery Workshop – Sat 25 January

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014
Creative Embroidery Workshop - Sat 25 January

Creative Embroidery Workshop - Sat 25 January

Join Maria Tapper for a creative embroidery workshop on Saturday, 25th January.  All materials included.  Ideal for beginners and improvers.  Contact Maria on 087 769 0873 or mariakarintapper@gmail.com