Posts Tagged ‘Fabel sock wool’

Wedges Scarf

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

I really enjoyed making this scarf with 1 skein each of Artesano Alpaca Silk 4ply in the Celadon and Robin’s Egg colourways.  The wedges are created using short rows.


Fleece to Yarn Workshop in Markree Castle, Sligo

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

FleecesMary  of Markree Wool Craft is hosting a workshop – From Fleece to Yarn – on March 9th and 10th in Markree Castle, Collooney, Co Sligo.  Sounds like a wonderful event.  This workshop will cover all aspects of washing, dying and spinning wool.

For more details contact Mary on or on 086 819 8543

Cosy Up in January – all in a good cause

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012
Tea Cosy Competition

Tea Cosy Competition

Always wanted to make a tea cosy?  Now is the time – get creative and join our teacosy competition!  All the proceeds of this competition goes to St Brigid’s Primary School.

Details on our website here

Nine new Katia yarns added

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012
Katia yarns

Katia yarns

9 new offerings from Katia are being added to my website gradually.  Inox Lace, for a really special lace project, consists of 8% stainless steel and 92% merino!  Or the exquisite Darling, which is ideal for crochet, among other things.  Also some Merinos..


Classes this week – knitting, crochet, felting, sewing and colour theory

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Patchwork quilting on Tuesday at 6.30 with Leda

Sewing all day Wednesday with Theresa, 10.30, 2.30 and 6.30

Knitting and crochet with Bairbre and Heidi on Thursday evening @ 6.30 ……..

Wet Felting with Misha on Friday morning at 10.30

Colour theory / application workshop on Saturday with Andrew from 11am to 4pm

To enrol tel Rosemary on  087 996 7197



Look what they did in Felt Friday last Friday ….

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012
Felted Rose Scarves

Felted Rose Scarves

Just some of the fabulous scarves made last Friday in felting class with Niki.


Knitting and crochet classes recommence on Thur 30th

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012
knitting and crochet class

knitting and crochet class

Knitting and crochet classes recommence, after a slight hiatus, next Thursday at 6.30 pm.  Contact Rosemary on 087 996 7197 to enrol.

Another dimension to felting

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012
embroidery on felt

embroidery on felt

With prefelts and partial felts (available to buy from Niki for about €3), use embroidery to create wonderful shapes with unique threads, used for the first time in Ireland……..  This Friday morning @ 10.30 to 12.30.  (The little white thing visible in the embroidery is a light!)


Eucalan Refills

Sunday, February 26th, 2012

Why not save some cash and bring in your empty Eucalan bottles (500ml and 100ml) and have them refilled in the shop?

Eucalan’s No Rinse Delicate Wash was first introduced in 1989.   The lanolin enriched formula helps to naturally condition fibres and keep static away.  Use on all your delicates like sweaters, lingerie, hosiery, comforters, down jackets, bathing suits and baby items. 


BabyAlpaca Silk

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Just uploaded the 6 colours in this new yarn made from 70% BabyAlpaca and 30% Mulberry silk.