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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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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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clouds:


flowers:


on the beach:



Dublin gable:


a new pattern called polychromatic:

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I’m one!

happy birthday to donnie dearest!
some pictures from Donegal:


strange creature:

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thanks for your recent comments!
here’s a jumble of recent pictures – Donnie is making the most of the long days and I’m still working on the new fresco crescent

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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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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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burren and beaches

a trip to Co. Clare:
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sand patterns – mostly on Fanore beach:
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donnie’s fur after a walk:
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seaweed, etc:
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view near Ballyvaughan:
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The burren:
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lichen:
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a view of the Aran Islands:
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closed for the winter:
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some photos from markets, museums, etc. in Montpellier, Marseilles, Aix, and surrounding areas:
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