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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 […]

Dilly-dally Doilies

Over the last few months I have been on a mission inspired by the Motorbike Doily I made last year for my brother Thue. I do not crochet doilies, I do not use doilies but I love the time-consuming work that the fine cotton thread offers and the fine delicate work one can churn out, […]

Women Of The World

This coming Friday is a significant day in the year for women. It is March 8th and it is International Women’s Day – which by coincidence was established in Copenhagen. Today I had the privilege of having early celebrations with a women’s group in Arklow called Women Of The World which was established in 2009 […]

Loads Of Crochet

I have been busy giving crochet workshops in Denmark and busy in my regular crochet classes here in Ireland too. So busy I have not been able to get my web page updated which is a disgrace as I have loads of news to share. However, I will not be able to get to that […]

Alternative Matrials In Crochet

I was in a builder’s suppliers a couple of weeks ago and came across a spool of Manila twine, I love the scent of Manila and couldn’t resist buying a few meters of it to convert into “something”. On the way home in the car I remembered my spool of candlewick cotton in my stash […]

More Crochet Classes Available

I’m delighted to be able to say that due to popular demand my regular Thursday classes, both morning and evenings are now fully booked for the 4 week term commencing on Thursday January 10th. Therefore, I am now taking bookings for Wednesdays as well with classes commencing on Wednesday January 16th, in Market Square, Tinahely […]

Live Life – Love Life Crochet Pattern Release

This pattern has been under way for quite some time. It could be argued that I have been procrastinating over it, although that wouldn’t be me to do that at all… I actually really enjoy working this pattern and have another sample ready for photography once the light and the weather is more co-operative. You […]

New Crochet Classes Starting Next Week

It’s that time of year again, time to think about keeping warm and why not combine that with hook and wool to stay warm and get the added benefit of achieving great hooked things at the same time? I’m starting a new round of my regular 4 week classes on Thurday January 10th, with morning […]

Have A Crochet New Year

I have had the most fantastic year in crochet with very exciting happenings, fun workshops and not least many creative crocheters hatched. Asterix & Obelix, Blue Morph and the Tinahely Sheep Flock © Irene Lundgaard 2012 It has been a year of statement crochet and even the year where my crochet hit the big screen, […]

Twisting Granny Squares Out Of The Hook

I have had a few nice days off and for some reason, the crochet hooks have been fairly idle too! However, I am preparing workshops for the new year and not least my regular classes which commence on Thursday January 10th again and last night an idea for some fun Granny Squares struck – Granny […]