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A new piece of knitting with short rows, stacked stitches and stranding in Jamiesons Spindrift:

Some photos from Kerry, the wayside flowers are abundant in August, the tree ferns are at Dereen House and Gardens:




Some photos from Dublin:


Lady Evelyn Farquhar, painted by Sir John Lavery in 1906 (Sotheby’s):

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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:



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A fantastic project of my Coral Reef pattern by @slipstitch, with yarns from Helene Magnusson, Renaissance Dyeing and Loret Karman, among many others:

Some Autumnal colours mostly from Farmleigh Garden in The Phoenix Park:

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Thanks for your recent comments and likes!
The Kafenion pattern is now available.
Some kits are available from Hedgehog Fibres.


Some images from recent trunkshows at The Constant Knitter Dublin:



Out and about with Donnie:




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Some pictures from a trip to Greece, including a new pattern called Kafenion, knit in Hedgehog Fibres Sock minis.
I’m having a free trunk show at The Constant Knitter Dublin, this Friday and Saturday 14th & 15th from 11am till 1pm both days. A selection of new and old patterns. All welcome!




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A trip to Tullynally Castle, Co Westmeath to see tulips and magnolias:


an exhibition about parks:


phoenix park:



donnie dearest:


new pattern in Brooklyn Tweed Loft called weavers square:


photos taken at Ducketts Grove, Co Carlow:


yellow field in the distance:

current knitting – a new sample of Lotus Crescent in Jamieson spindrift:

gardens:

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Some pictures from a tour of Foxford Woollen Mills, (during a rainy day on our recent trip to County Mayo):



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knitting inspired by weaving in Brooklyn Tweed yarn:


a trip to Achill island in County Mayo:


(I think it’s this peaty soil that creates the black patterns in the sand):


Irish football champion:

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leafy

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

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feather

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donnie-and-leaf

trip to wicklow:
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frosty grass:
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