February 2010

March Crochet Class Schedule

March is nigh and my new class schedule is now available. March will be all Tunisian crochet classes. I’m besotted with that technique and look forward to sharing it with others. I found the softest combination of wool in Artesano Alpaca and Schoppel Wolle Pur and  made a pair of fingerless mittens in a spring […]

Another Month Of Classes

Another 3 week run of Beginners Crochet Classes will commence in the Restaurant at Rathwood this coming Wednesday January 20th from 10 am to 12 noon. Booking taken here! Crochet Classes are also available at The Yarn Room in Ashford, Wicklow on a variety of dates and times. There are classes for beginners and intermediates, […]

Having A Yarn Party Of A Week

This week is all about yarn with classes here, there and yonder and getting more and more people hooked on crochet. Tomorrow is even more yarn at The Yarn Room and then there will be classes again on Saturday both for beginners and intermediates and to complete the week we finish off with a yarn […]

Blooming Crocheters

Last night we commenced another class of beginners crochet in Tinahely. It was a great bunch and their work was very neat too. Quite impressive for first timers and next week they will be blooming in every sense fo that word. On Saturday I was down at Rathwood promoting the classes that are commencing there […]

Evening & Morning Crochet Classes

Next week another 3 weeks of beginners crochet classes will commence. The evening class in Tinahely will commence Monday October 12th at 8-10pm and the morning class in Rathwood will commence on Wednesday October 14th at 10 am-12 noon. The classes are geared towards beginners and people who are rekindling their skill. You can book […]

Beginner Crocheters

I had the joy of teaching another crochet class today at The Yarn Room in Ashford. I don’t think I will ever get tired of seeing the smile on peoples faces when they ‘get it’ after a couple of hours. I am teaching a Tunisian crochet class tomorrow and I am very exited about that. […]

Tunisian Heads Down

Another successful gathering at the work table in The Yarn Room today. They had their heads down in the bright and airy room while cracking the Tunisian code. They worked hard, coffee, tea and cakes were had and they cracked the code completely! YAY! On Friday it’s all about Classical Crochet. I better get the […]

In Bloom

These are some samples for the crochet flower class on Saturday. I made a couple of traditional and simple ones and then the one brash and bold one which is actually also very simply made. The brash and bold one is made to explore the effect of combining different classes of yarn. It is quite […]