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Spring

I hope you are keeping well!
Some pictures from Hooks and Yarn in Amsterdam, (I did some workshops there recently):




Texel island:

Spring colours in Dublin:




Some intriguing silk yarn from Dibadu

Avondale Co. Wicklow:



a trip to Germany

I visited the home of Schoppel Wolle in Germany:

Some of my patterns were on their catwalk:

I also got to see the Staatsgalerie and Linden Museum in Stuttgart:


And came home with a souvenir:

Currently working on a mystery KAL project:

And going for some walks:



And getting some sleep:

donnie’s walks

Happy Christmas from Donnie

Leaves from Wicklow:

A Swatch from 2010 in cobweb Shetland yarn from Jamieson and Smith:


Dinner with Donnie:

More colours!

Donnie, glowing in a Winter Sunset, has an announcement:

New Seasonal Promotion!
40% discount on purchases of 2 or more of my patterns! Add to cart 2 or more patterns from my Ravelry Store and the discount is applied automatically.*
Runs until midnight November 30, 2019.

*Please note that the discount does not apply to eBooks, patterns under $4.75 or the following patterns, which are available from other Ravelry Stores: Victorian Raffia, MagicWaves Triangle & Sandycove.

Millefiori is now available, here’s a picture of the back of it:

The pattern includes a phototutorial on weaving in ends:

I love this project of Bloomsbury Swirl (below) by Liz Baltesz with colour combinations inspired by London’s Autumn berries and skies.
The yarn is all hand dyed by Liz using various plants including madder, dahlia, marigold, tansy, goldenrod and weld for the flower motifs and indigo for the backgrounds and short rows.
Liz teaches natural dyeing and colour work knitting at wild and woolly in Hackney if you’re interested in finding out more.

Some more Autumnal and Wintry colour inspirations:

Millefiori, a floral intarsia pattern in Jamieson’s Spindrift:

With a saturated Donnie in Phoenix Park, and Avondale, Co. Wicklow:


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