December 2011

The Christmas Season Is Kicked Off

Today we had our wonderful Christmas Spirit Fair at the Courthouse Arts Centre, Tinahely. All the stallholders had brought superb goods which they presented in the most lovely cheerful manner and we had a steady stream of people come through the doors all day long. I just thought I would share a few pictures from […]

Christimas Spirit Fair in Tinahely

My friend Margarete and I have organised a Christmas Spirit Fair at the Courthouse Arts Centre, Tinahely for some years and this year is no exception. We have beautiful stalls with all sorts of splendid crafts and perhaps we will see you there too. If nothing else, come along and get into the spirit of […]

True Christmas Spirit

Yesterday saw our Sixth annual Christmas Spirit Fair at Courthouse Arts Centre, Tinahely, and what a spirit it was! The un-gritted mountain roads were black ice treacherous making movement fairly lethal. Never mind; Wicklow people are very special spirits as it turned out. My stall at the Christmas Spirit Fair, Courthouse Arts Centre, Tinahely ‘Hundreds […]

Christmas Fair Preparations

This year we will have our 6th annual Christmas Spirit Fair at Courthouse Arts Centre, Tinahely. My hook is red hot while I run off hats and scarves and cowls and mittens and little flowers and nice woollies for my stall. I’m sure the other stall holders are equally busy with their production. This year […]

Christmas Fair Prepare

I am busy making hats and scarves and fun little flowers for the Christmas Spirit Fair in the Tinahely Courthouse Arts Centre this coming Sunday December 13th. The doors will open to the punters at 11 to 5 and a Christmas variety of pretty, locally made goods will be on offer. There will be wood […]

Hyperbolic Skinny Scarves

I am working on a bunch of ruffled skinny scarves for the Christmas Spirit Market in Tinahely on Sunday December 13th. It’s great fun and I find the combination of Artesano Aran weight, a size 8 mm hook and the hyperbolic technique works a treat. I finish each off with mohair for added effect. Hyperbolic […]