Today I brought my very colourful current crochet project to Deirdre Minogue’s Shop in Tinahely. The project is a wrap in pinks and purples and orange and red and it’s quite in your face in the colourful fun sense of in your face! I tried to capture the colours with my camera, but did not [...]
The other day I was diving in my considerable yarn stash and came across a couple of balls of Bouclé Mohair from Cushendale Wollen Mills. The colours were Glacier and Greengage and they just spoke to my inner colour lover there and then. I put everything else to one side and started crocheting immediately. Dana [...]
The Granny Squares with a twist is in development and I’m having good fun. There are another couple to roll off the hook before pattern and production can be set in motion, the colours are working well, I think and the only question is if I can twist them further.
How I love the creative process, [...]
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 [...]
Manifesting ideas and following up on inspiration can sometimes just be a simple little task. Other times it’s a big involved process with many twists and turns and not always a good outcome.
Granny By The Irish Sea © Irene Lundgaard 2011
I have wanted to do a lap blanket in the tried and trusted style of [...]
We had a great turnout of crocheters around the work table yesterday at The Yarn Room all making Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef. There was great imagination and re-kindling of skill too. Unfortunately, I only got around to taking pictures after dark, but the picture shows the baby steps of The Great Irish Hyperbolic Crochet Reef. [...]
The crochet classes are going really well. Yesterday we commenced in Rathwood which was very nice. Bright and airy and friendly and not least, very good coffee!
The women at the classes are using the C-word and expressed a need for making presents for said C… With that in mind I grabbed the 10 mm hook [...]