My deepest thanks to all who have sent kind words and messages of sympathy on the recent passing of my wife, friend, partner and collaborator Irene Lundgaard. Irene and I spent twenty wonderful years together and it was a privilege to live with such a creative, kind-hearted and beautiful human being, she truly was a […]

It’s Halloween Time Again

Last year I was inspired to making a Halloween Web Crochet Pattern and this year I am inspired too as I am currently developing some crochet bats for the trees in the garden that will go just nicely with the webs of last year. I’m nearly there with the bats but until I’m right there […]

Thank You Ladies

We had two great, inspiring fun days at the Library in Skive. I think the photos from the days tell their own tale, don’t you? Crochet Workshops at Skive Library April 2013 © Irene Lundgaard 2013 It was such a joy to see so many know faces yet again. I sometimes wonder if the crocheters […]

Crochet Shamrocks – Free Pattern

I am focusing on flowers at the moment and have another crochet flower scarf ready for sale in the shop soon – as a matter of fact, it should be good to go tomorrow. In the meantime, flowers are inspiring to study and often fairly easy to replicate in crochet. I have a couple of […]

Crochet Workshops In Denmark

I am delighted to be going back to Denmark in early April for a couple of Crochet Workshops, bookings are currently being taken for the workshops at the Library in Skive. Include the Danish poster and workshop description as I have an inkling that the most people attending will be people who master the Danish […]

My New Adventure

I have always been a maker, I have made everything from papier-mâché puppies to stencilled postcards but yarn has always been my staple medium for making – be that in knitting or in crochet. Crochet, in latter years, has taken the largest chunk of my maker energy as I always have to be ahead with […]

Crochet Animation & Music Too

The last week the only thing I have seen of Donal is the back of the screen of his computer as he has been very busy extracting images and composing this little video of my crochet from the last year for me. A video of my crochet inspiration to whet your appetite for a crochet […]

Autumn Classes 2012

It’s time for sharpening the hook and getting the crochet mojo going! I have just scheduled the next four weeks of classes here in Tinahely with morning classes in the Tinahely Farm Shop from Tuesday September 11th at 10.30 am  – 12.30 pm and evening classes in the Market Square from 8.00- 10.00 pm. Beginners […]

My Other Sheep

Yesterday I took the time to get a couple of shots of my other sheep in it’s context in the village of Tinahely here in Co Wicklow. As you can see, the street was empty as everybody dove into the shops to avoid the heavy rain. Yesterday was a partial wet one – April showers […]

Crackpot Sheep Launch

Today was the day when Tinahely Arts Group officially launched the 2012 Tinahely Sheep Flock. Doily The Sheep, her crackpot maker with friends Hedgewe and Sam Tinahely Sheep Flock Launch © Irene Lundgaard 2012 It was a bitterly cold day, but fortunately there is no shortage of woolly garments in my wardrobe, so I wore […]