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fresco crescent, coming soon!

yarn from Renaissance Dyeing:

donnie’s frisbee:


shadowy donnie:


donnie and friends:


chestnut crescent and flowering trees:


spooky tree:


phoenix park:

donnie and bark:

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new pattern

a new pattern with Chinese flavour  – a collaboration with Barbara of Dibadu – with stranding, reverse stranding and stacked decreases:
great-shawl-45

great-shawl-44
great-shawl-51
great-shawl-27

great-shawl-swatch-08

great-shawl-swatch-07

great-shawl-swatch-03

great-shawl-swatch-02
hellebores:
hellebore-02
hellebore-01

compost-heap
seaside clouds:
sky

sky-2

still finding leaves:
weird-leaf-02

weird-leaf-03

interesting winter light effects, late afternoon:
february-sunset-01

february-sunset-02

february-sunset-03

february-sunset-05

february-sunset-06
who fell in the pond?
fell-in-the-pond

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some photos from the designing and knitting of this pattern:
chestnut-crescent-flat
chestnut-leaf1
yarn:
knit-circus-yarn
jamieson-yarn
first swatch:
chestnut-crescent-swatch-1
chestnut-crescent-swatch-2
chestnut-crescent-swatch-3
rip:
change-of-mind
start again – parts 1 – 3 of first version, not happy with it:
chestnut-crescent-swatch-4
start another one – parts 1 & 2 of second version:
chestnut-crescent-swatch-5
photoshopping ideas for part 3:
chestnut-crescent-swatch-6
working on part 3:
chestnut-crescent-swatch-7
assistance with yarn selection:
donnie-with-bobbin
not happy with part 3: chestnut-crescent-swatch-8
rip back to part 2:
chestnut-crescent-swatch-9
final version of part 3:
chestnut-crescent-swatch-10
part 4 finished:
chestnut-crescent-finished-unblocked
photographic assistant:
chestnut-crescent-donnie
photos in Wicklow – finished!:
chestnut-crescent-wicklow-1
chestnut-crescent-wicklow-3

chestnut-crescent-wicklow-2
chestnut-crescent-wicklow-4
high speed Donnie:
donnie-1

donnie-2

donnie-3

donnie-4

donnie-dearest

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colours

looking through a leaf:
leaf-and-tulip
coffee-break

tulips-2

tulip

tulips
a glimpse of the mystery KAL crescent:
mystery-and-leaf
Wicklow:
tree

donnie-in-wicklow-01

donnie-in-wicklow-02

donnie-in-wicklow-03

donnie-1

donnie-2

clouds

sea

a new project with naturally dyed Merinos d’Arles from Renaissance dyeing:

fresco-crescent
fresco-colours

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leaves & branches

leaf-color-3
leaf-color-2

leaf-color

donnie-and-leaf
leaf
img_5362
on the beach:
donnie-on-the-beach

rock

magnolia leaves at Avondale:
magnolia

magnolia-2

magnolia-avondale-house

magnolia-3

magnolia-4
that’s all folks!
donnie

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Mystery knit-along 5

details of the next knit/lab mystery knit-along coming soon, the yarns I used are from Knit Circus and Jamiesons of Shetland:
mystery-5-contrast-colours

yarn-mystery-5
more leaf and Donnie and Glendalough pictures:
december-leaf-2

december-leaves

december-leaf-3

donnie

december-tree

december-leaf-4

winter-trees

glendalough

glendalough-mining

donnie-and-leaf

donnie-and-leaf-2
december-leaf-5
december-leaf

if you’re in Dublin next weekend there’s a pop up indie yarn market at my favourite shop, The Constant Knitter.

the-constant-knitter

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leafy

magnolia leaf with kilim and plates:
leaf-and-kilim
leaf-and-plate-2
leaf-and-plate
the background in this one is a glimpse of the mystery KAL project:
leaf-and-mystery
leaf
Phoenix Park:
leaf-2

leaves

feather-and-donnie

feather

leaves-2

donnie-and-leaf

trip to wicklow:
glendalough-01

glendalough-02

wicklow

frosty grass:
frosty-donnie

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