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Cat Bordhi and other exciting events and workshops!

Sunday, May 8th, 2016

Here are some great free events and workshops coming up soon.

1.    First up is the Eastern Regional Guild Meeting of the IGWSD on Sunday, 15 May from 2-4.30pm.  This is a free event and will give you the chance to see and try spinning and weaving.  Parking is free on Francis Street on Sundays.

3.  Leading Clones Lace expert Maire Treanor is back on Saturday, 28 May from 11am to 5pm for another workshop.  You can also purchase a signed copy of her book Clones Lace, The Story and Patterns of an Irish Crochet.

 

 

 

 

 

Clones Burano mask

 

And now for 2 very exciting (and free!) events:

4.  Cat Bordhi, of moebius cast on fame,who is bringing a group to Ireland in May, will be spending a day in Dublin on Monday, 9th May.  The Group will be having a trunk show with Kieran Foley and afterwards, at about 5.30 you are all welcome to join us for a very very late afternoon tea and some knitting with Cat and her group who have expressed an interest in meeting some local knitters.

Cat Bordhi and Jim Petkiewicz at The Constant Knitter on Francis St

Cat Bordhi and Jim Petkiewicz at The Constant Knitter on Francis St

 

5.  Then on World Wide Knit in Public Day, Saturday, 18th of June, Diane of the Dublin Knit Collective is organising a day of knitting, crochet, tea-drinking and cake-eating.  There will also be lots of prizes!  This takes place here from 11am to 3pm.  This is a free event and you are all welcome.

World Wide Knit in Public Day

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lots more treats in July!

 

 

Clones Lace Workshop with Maire Treanor – Sat 23 May

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
Clones Lace Workshop with Maire Treanor

Clones Lace Workshop with Maire Treanor

At this workshop with the renowned Maire Treanor (author of Clones Lace, The Story and Patterns of an Irish Crochet), you will learn the basics and will leave with a beautiful necklace!

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

Date:          Saturday, 23 May from 11 – 5pm

Cost:           e50 for the day

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

Irish Crochet Lace workshop – Sat 26 April

Thursday, April 17th, 2014
Clones Lace Workshop

Clones Lace Workshop

 

Join leading expert in Irish Crochet / Clones Lace for her next workshop on Saturday, 26th April.

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

When:     Saturday, 26 April from 11am to 5pm

Cost:        e50 for the day

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

 

Irish Crochet Lace / Clones workshop

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
Clones Burano mask by Maire Treanor

Clones Burano mask by Maire Treanor

Just a few days left to book your place on Maire Treanor’s workshop here next Saturday, 8th March.

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

Time:      Sat 8th March, 11am to 5pm

Cost:       e50 for the day

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

Irish Crochet / Clones Lace workshop – Sat 8 March

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
Clones Lace Workshop with Maire Treanor

Clones Lace Workshop with Maire Treanor

The renowned Maire Treanor will be joining us for another Irish Crochet / Clones Lace workshop on Saturday, 8th March.

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

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

 

Olga Krivenko Workshop on Saturday, June 23

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

 

Some of the truly remarkable crochet pieces made by the Russian artist Olga Krivenko, who will be giving a workshop at The Constant Knitter, 88 Francis Street, Dublin 8 on Saturday, 23 June. 

Olga has dedicated lots of time to the study of Irish Crochet.  Her patterns are published in many magazines and she was nominated for the 2011 Flamie Awards.  She is regularly invited to conduct master classes in Irish Lace and Freeform Crochet.

To enrol, phone 087 996 7197 or email info@theconstantknitter.ie.

Maire Treanor coming to The Constant Knitter yarnshop

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Clones Burano mask crocheted by Maire Traenor

The Constant Knitter yarnshop is very excited to welcome Maire Treanor to do a workshop in Irish Crochet on Saturday, 26th May.  The workshop will take place upstairs at 88 Francis Street from 11am to 4pm and will include lunch!

To book your place, contact Rosemary on 087-996-7197, info@theconstantknitter.ie or drop in to the shop!