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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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mossy oak:

lichen:


cabled bark:

beach:



sand patterns:

impressionist donnie:


mountain top:

currently knitting with Rennaissaince dyeing:

and Brooklyn Tweed:

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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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going to the vet for vaccinations:
donnie-before-vaccinations
disappearing in the garden to nibble and gnaw:
donnie-in-the-garden
donnie-proof fence:
donnie-in-the-garden-2
helping out with new pattern in West Yorkshire Spinners yarn:
donnie-and-jasper

jasper-lace-wys-donnie
variation of new pattern in Lang yarn:
jasper-lace-lang
blurry and unblocked:
lang-yarn-unblocked
Autumn colours:
autumn-rose

verbena-and-leaf

verbena-and-leaf-2

autumn-yellows

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I’ve been away – some photos –
Munich:
Munich Lenbachhaus 2

Munich Lenbachhaus 3
Munich Lenbachhaus
Munich Lensbachhaus 4

Munich chestnuts
Egypt Museum, Munich:
Munich Egypt Museum
Munich Egypt Museum 2

Museum of Five Continents:
Munich Museum of 5 Continents 8
weaving from Myanmar:
Munich Museum of 5 Continents 4
Munich Museum of 5 Continents 5
Munich Museum of 5 Continents 6
Munich Museum of 5 Continents 7

Munich Museum of 5 Continents 3
South America:
Munich Museum of 5 Continents
Munich Museum of 5 Continents 2
Innsbruck royalty:
Innsbruck Hofkirche
Innsbruck Hofkirche 2
Innsbruck Hofkirche 3
Tyrolean folk museum:
Innsbruck Tyrolean Folk Museum
Innsbruck Tyrolean Folk Museum 2
knitting near Innsbruck:
Frangipani-01

Innsbruck crow
Frangipani-02

Innsbruck inn

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Thanks

Thanks for all your comments about mini – each one is appreciated!
The house still feels empty without her.

Here are some newborn lambs, seen at Airfield House farm in South Dublin:
newborn lambs 01

newborn

newborn 02

I tried out some weaving at the monthly meeting of the Irish Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers at The Constant Knitter, Francis Street, Dublin:
Irish guild of spinners and weavers, constant knitter 02

Irish guild of spinners and weavers, constant knitter 03

I will be meeting famous knitter Cat Bordhi and friends at The Constant Knitter on May 9th at about 5:30pm – drop in if you’re in town! I recently did a trunk show there – this is a swatch of MagicWaves with Sari and Hibiscus:
trunk show at constant knitter

New pattern with sock yarn (I don’t knit socks) and stacked decreases:
hibiscus-wip

hibiscus-02
hibiscus-yarn
hibiscus-hook-head-2

hibiscus-detail-06
hibiscus-detail-03

rainy weather:
rain 03

rain 02

Rain 01

rain 04

rain 06

rain 05
sunny weather:
spring reflection

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Safavid published:
safavid

next up – bubbles triangle:
Bubbles-triangle

Jamieson colours for Mystery KAL 5 – will be ready for May or June:
Mystery KAL 5 colours

Mystery Kal CCs

museum:
Dublin Museum 04

Dublin Museum 06

Dublin Museum 05

Dublin Museum 03

Dublin Museum 01

Dublin Museum 02

Harry Clarke:
Harry Clarke 03

Harry Clarke 02

Harry Clarke 01

duck pond:
duck pond 07

duck pond 03

duck pond 05

duck pond 04

duck pond 02

duck pond 01

cloud

seaside:
seaside

Thanks for recent comments and enquiries about Mini – she’s had some health issues recently and is slowing down a bit – visits to the park are a bit more sedate:
mini
here she is waiting for dinner – on a kilim (like the image in the previous post it’s a souvenir from Istanbul):
mini on kilim

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