Posts Tagged ‘felt’

Merino, BFL, silk fibres

Thursday, July 21st, 2016




drop spindle

drop spindle

All arrived today.  Loads and loads of colours to choose from – all ideal for spinning and felting

Tickets to The Knitting & Stitching Show

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

I have just been given a pair of tickets to The Knitting & Stitching show, valid Thursday 30, Friday 31 October and Sunday 2 November.

First person in tomorrow (Wednesday) who asks for them gets them!




Amy Detjen & Liaidain de Buitleir

Sunday, June 1st, 2014

Amy Detjen Group with Liaidain de Buitleir

Amy Detjen Group with Liaidain de Buitleir

This Group from the US, travelling with Amy Detjen, had a wonderful morning playing with felt with the incomporable Liaidain de Buitleir.

Galway Cheviot felting/spinning fibres

Friday, May 30th, 2014
Galway Cheviot fibres

Galway Cheviot fibres

These brand new colours in Galway Cheviot arrived yesterday.  This fibre is ideal for making bags, slippers etc.

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

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

087 996 7197


Stocking fillers for under a fiver

Friday, December 6th, 2013
Latex Sock Stop

Latex Sock Stop

By applying little drops of this latex onto slippers, socks etc you create a sturdy, abrasion-resistant sole.  Suitable for use on wool, cotton, felt or acrylic.


Feltmaking class: necklace

Friday, July 5th, 2013


Felt Necklace

Felt Necklace

Learn to make beautiful rope necklaces from wool, silk and fabric.  Can be accessorised with interesting buttons or found objects.

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

Date & Time:  Tuesday July 9th, from 6.30 to 8.30pm

Cost Euro 30 – includes all materials

To book contact Holly on 085 145 2288


Felt Classes Brooches with Holly – 13 June

Thursday, May 30th, 2013
Felt brooch

Felt brooch

We will be resuming felting class from Thurday June 13th next.

Join Holly Angle (a member of Feltmakers Ireland) on Thursday, 13th June at 10.30 am for a 2-hour class to make a beautiful felt brooch.  Create multi-layered brooches with wool, silk, cotton and many other fibres. No sewing is required for this amazing class

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

Date:      13th June, 2013

Time:     10.30 am to 12.30

Cost:      E30 per session or E100 for 4 classes (all materials included)

Enrol:   Holly  085 145 2288 or

Please book at least 3 days in advance.  Limit of 8 per session