I found out recently I'm going to be in London for a work related week of intense work/fun/production. So I could easily rationalize getting to London on the Friday before to check out Unwind Brighton. Quel coincidence! Minor problem is that I had *already* rationalized booking into Fibre East one week later in July. Why… Continue reading Going to Unwind Brighton! Knitting, yarn and crochet festival
I'm very excited about attending my first actual fibre festival. As far as I can tell, there don't seem to be any events like them in Ireland, which is sad. Good thing is Fibre East is really easy to get to from Luton airport nearby. And so it's a short hop for me from Belfast… Continue reading Going to Fibre East: I need to learn how to spin wool?! Uh oh…
Thankfully my dad, and his oxygen tanks got out before this got out of handWhen my dad's car caught on fire (but he escaped unscathed), it occurred to me: I should really go for a visit. When his lung collapsed and he ended up in the hospital, I thought: you know, a visit might really… Continue reading Serious FOMO: Ysolde Teague workshop in Dublin
It was Local Yarn Shop day in the UK on Saturday, but instead I ended up in a great yarn shop in Dublin: This Is Knit. They really should expand this special holiday all over the world!I would have visited my lovely LYS, Textile Studio, but I couldn't resist the chance to learn how to… Continue reading I learned how to make socks!! This is Knit, Dublin.