We don’t have bad weather in Ireland, you’re just wearing the wrong clothes. I do love to joke with visitors to Ireland about their meteorological expectations for my tiny island home in the North Atlantic. Invariably, a beautifully rendered photo of blue skies filled with happy, puffy clouds, swathes of lush verdant pasture and rugged,Continue reading “The Irish Brat”
Four years ago I sat in the late morning sunshine with a cup of tea in hand, warm and safe, and I listened to the cracking sounds of gunfire not three fields away. The pops and clicks of ancient pistols and far away voices were faint, but they shook me in a way I hadn’tContinue reading “One Hundred and Four Years Ago”
Homeward Bound is a Tunisian Crochet shawl worked on a regular-length hook, and crocheted from side to side. The pattern itself can be purchased here, And a helpful collection of How To Videos are featured below: Part 1: Wherein I explain the beginnign of, and the basic Short Rows used in the charted sections ofContinue reading “Homeward Bound How To Collection”
Happy New Year, everyone!And welcome to the Aoibhe Ni 2020 CAL Rules page! Here’r the rules, folks: 1. Post your Aoibhe Ni pattern progress on Instagram each week to be entered into that week’s prize draw. Multiple posts are welcome. The more you post the more chances you have to win! All participating projects MUSTContinue reading “Aoibhe Ni 2020 – The Rules!”
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