Life, My Designs, travel

New Year, New Knits!

I can’t believe it’s already the end of January! It has been a while since I’ve posted anything on the blog, as the last month or so has been pretty crazy. I spent the last few weeks of December and the first week of January on a bit of an adventure around Ireland with a… Continue reading New Year, New Knits!

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Design Process, Life

My Story: Why I Design

Just over one year ago, I published my first paid pattern on Ravelry. It was the second version of the Rose of Tyrone Shawl, and I got my flat mate Sam to model it in our back garden on that beautiful spring day in Auckland, New Zealand. The pattern was $2 USD, and I made… Continue reading My Story: Why I Design

Life, travel, WIPs

Wooly Weekend in Wexford

Happy Friday friends! I know I’ve been a bit MIA lately, things got really busy here for a while. But I’m back this week to tell you about my lovely weekend away in Wexford last week. As soon as I moved to Dublin, I joined a knitting/crochet group called Chicks with Sticks. We meet every… Continue reading Wooly Weekend in Wexford

Life, travel, WIPs

Knitting While Walking and Other Adventures

It’s been a busy week since I last posted. I’m still getting settled in my new home in Dublin, and figuring out the routine with the boys – they both play about a million sports and the only homework they need help with is in a language I don’t speak, so it’s been an interesting… Continue reading Knitting While Walking and Other Adventures

Life, travel, WIPs

Fáilte Go mBaile Átha Cliath !

On Tuesday, I boarded a flight from Boston to Dublin to start my next adventure: working as an au pair for a family in South Dublin for a year. I figured au pairing was the perfect way to really integrate myself into the culture by living with the family and being a huge part of… Continue reading Fáilte Go mBaile Átha Cliath !

Design Process, Life

Initiate Knit Design Workshop!

Over the past 11 days, I’ve been working on a project for the Initiate Knit Design workshop run by Aroha Knits. Even though I have already published a few of my own patterns, I decided to sign up for this workshop (it’s free!) to see what more I could learn and to push me outside… Continue reading Initiate Knit Design Workshop!