Archive for March, 2014

Classes for the week

Sunday, March 30th, 2014
The Constant Knitter

The Constant Knitter

Wednesday 10.30-12.30pm – sewing with Dee Harte

Wednesday 6.30-8.30pm – sewing with Dee Harte

Thursday 6.30-8.30pm – knit and crochet class

Details of Maria Tapper’s quilting, sewing and embroidery classes to follow shortly

Contact Rosemary at info@theconstantknitter.ie or on 087 996 7197

Classes for the coming week

Sunday, March 23rd, 2014
sew, knit, quilt and crochet class

sew, knit, quilt and crochet class

Wednesday 10.30-12.30pm – sewing with Dee Harte

Wednesday 6.30-8.30pm – sewing with Dee Harte

Thursday 6.30-8.30pm – knit and crochet class

Saturday 10-2pm – sewing workshop with Maria Tapper

Saturday 2.30-6pm – patchwork quilting workshop with Maria Tapper

Contact Rosemary at info@theconstantknitter.ie or on 087 996 7197

 

Merino wool tops with tussah silk

Saturday, March 22nd, 2014
Dyed merino wool tops + Tussah silk

Dyed merino wool tops + Tussah silk

Perfect for hand felting, hand spinning and many other uses, these beauties area a combination of dyed merino wool tops (70%) and tussah silk (30%) to create a rainbow blend with a silky sheen

Felting & Spinning Fibres

Thursday, March 20th, 2014
Felting Fibres

Felting Fibres

Just a fraction of the new felting fibres in today including merino, Blue Faced Leicester etc

Classes & workshops for the week

Sunday, March 16th, 2014
Workshops and classes at The Constant Knitter

Workshops and classes at The Constant Knitter

Wednesday 10.30-12.30pm – sewing with Dee Harte

Wednesday 6.30-8.30pm – sewing with Dee Harte

Thursday 6.30-8.30pm – knit and crochet class

Sunday 2-5pm  -  Knitting in Colour with Kieran Foley of knitlab

Contact Rosemary at info@theconstantknitter.ie or on 087 996 7197

 

When Kieran met Maire

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Kieran Foley dropped in on Saturday morning to see Maire Treanor’s work and some of her made and collected samples.  You can read about it here on his knit/lab blog

 

 

Clones Lace workshop – Sat 26 April

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
Irish Crochet / Clones Lace workshop with Maire Treanor

Irish Crochet / Clones Lace workshop with Maire Treanor

Following the success of Maire Treanor’s workshop here last Saturday, she has decided to do another one on Saturday 26th April next.

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

Time:       11am to 5pm

Cost:         e50

Contact:   Rosemary on 087 996 7197 or info@theconstantknitter.ie

Yarn Swifts back in stock

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
Umbrella Yarn Swift

Umbrella Yarn Swift

Just back in stock, these yarn swifts are really nice to use.  We use the same one in the shop if you want to check it out.

 

Classes/workshops for the week

Sunday, March 9th, 2014
The Constant Knitter

The Constant Knitter

Wednesday 10.30-12.30pm – sewing with Dee Harte

Wednesday 6.30-8.30pm – sewing with Dee Harte

Thursday 6.30-8.30pm – knit and crochet class

Saturday 10.30-1.30pm – embroidery with Maria Tapper

Saturday 2.00 – 6.00pm – quilting with Maria Tapper

Contact Rosemary at info@theconstantknitter.ie

 

Some photos of Clones Lace workshop

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

……. taken while they were at lunch today

Clones lace workshop with Maire Treanor

Clones lace workshop with Maire Treanor

Clones lace workshop with Maire Treanor

Clones lace workshop with Maire Treanor

Clones lace workshop with Maire Treanor

Clones lace workshop with Maire TreanorClones Lace, second edition, by Maire Treanor