Gifts for Crafty People

If you’re someone who loves to craft, you know the feeling of receiving the same old gifts every year. With Valentine’s Day coming up, I thought it would be helpful to compile a list of ideas to use for gifts for crafty people. After all, they deserve something that reflects their passion and interests, don’t… Continue reading Gifts for Crafty People

5 Crochet Designers from Ireland

What is Irish about Crochet Designers living and working in Ireland today? Does the location shape the design? This St. Patrick’s day I’m looking at 5 crochet designers from Ireland, and finding plenty of inspiration. I read somewhere recently that Ireland has one of the highest percentage of students pursuing qualifications in fashion and design,… Continue reading 5 Crochet Designers from Ireland

My Pattern in Crochet Foundry Magazine

This week The Crochet Foundry Magazine published their March issue, including my pattern The Enniskerry Garden Cardigan. This is my second publication – with 2 more on the way with different publishers. Its been a roller coaster, and such a rewarding experience. Now I get to have ‘as published in’ on the landing page of… Continue reading My Pattern in Crochet Foundry Magazine

Crafting Season

Crafting is something people do more during autumn and winter, and less during spring and summer. The period from September to January is called ‘Crafting Season’ as there is such an upsurge in crafting related sales at this time. This is something I didn’t know about this time last year as I was preparing to… Continue reading Crafting Season