January 2013

The Sunday Times Article

I was delighted to be part of a nice article on Yarn Graffiti and all things yarn in THE SUNDAY TIMES yesterday. I was rubbing shoulders with the best of yarnies in Ireland in the article and some Hollywood stars too! What more can a woman ask for? There was a great emphasis on crochet […]

Culture Night Crochet

We celebrated Culture Night 2012 all over Ireland last Friday September 21st. My own contribution was obviously crochet… On the square in Tinahely we have a granite bench which was donated to the village by the wonderful women of Tinahely I.C.A. It’s a sturdy granite bench that holds a lot of gatherings of the young […]

Opinionated Crochet

Urbanization of the Irish Countryside © Irene Lundgaard 2012 I’m not a fan of the grooming of rural Ireland. If we want urban, let’s live urban! Note: Yarn bombing in pure wool Granny Squares placed on sheep fence in rural Ireland.

Democracy Was Knit Together On Facebook

In late August I wrote about a yarn activism project which my Danish friend Dana initiated as a response to the atrocities in Norway. Yesterday the piece was unveiled at the Town Hall Square (Rådhuspladsen) in Copenhagen where they are building a new metro station. All pictures are kindly made available by my friend © […]

A Statement In Yarn

My Danish friend Dana has a bee in her bonnet about yarn, she is a spinner and dyer and a knitter extraordinaire. Dana also has a bee in her bonnet about the state of the world. As a matter of fact, she has strong, well-informed opinions about most matters. Dana does not just stop with […]