I have noticed that a lot of people who come to crochet are doing so inspired by Grandmothers and Great Grandmothers more so than their own mothers; I have to say that this is true for me too, although my mother is an eternal inspiration for my own crafty adventures. I wonder if this is [...]
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 class [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
I was preparing some workshops for my regular January classes as well as workshops at Skive Library in Denmark in February and I thought it was about time I got going with some Granny Squares of the colourful variety!
Granny’s Square Cushion © Irene Lundgaard 2012
This cushion is one of the [...]
There are no idle hands here these days. Last night we, the Tinahely Arts Group, celebrated Culture Night with interactive displays and Words in the village, I also had crochet words in the village but I will write properly about them later because right now, the focus is on the Tinahely Arts Group Arts & [...]
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 [...]
My Granny Square affair is red hot …
Granny A Go-Go Yummy Yarn Affair © Irene Lundgaard 2010
Granny A Go-Go Head Band © Irene Lundgaard 2010
Granny A Go-Go Slouchy Hat © Irene Lundgaard 2010
All stock for the Fair in just over a week! Much woollies needed these days!
Every so often a certain yarn just takes my fancy. For a long while it was the Kauni Effect Yarn that had my attention; come to think of it, it might just jump onto the hook again in the very near future. I just haven’t worked anything in it for a while – although I [...]