Fionnuala

NO!!! screamed Fionnuala spreading her arms around her brothers in a vain attempt to protect and save them. But it was no good. The spell had been cast. As the morning mist cleared there on the water, where only moments ago the four children had huddled, were four graceful white swans. One beautiful large swan with wings spread wide protecting …

Fionnuala

Long, long ago in ancient Ireland, when magic was an everyday thing, and the first tribe, the Tuatha De Danann had settled in Ireland. The time soon came for them to select a new king, Bodb Dhearg and Lir were the candidates. Bodb Dhearg was selected and this made Lir angry, as he felt he deserved it more. Bodb Dhearg …

Aer na Farraige

Aer na Farraige is the third pattern in the Summer Memories Collection Buy Now on Ravelry 94” [239cm] wide x 27.5” [70cm] deep k, kfbf, kfb, k3tog, k2tog, ssk, yo Due to the easy nature of this pattern only written instructions are required.

Gaineamh

Gaineamh is the second design in the Summer Memories Collection “Gaineamh” means sand in Irish and her inspiration is drawn from the childhood memories I have of trips to the beach. Memories of stepping barefoot into the sand, burying my feet, and scrunching up my toes in that soft and yet slightly rough, sand. I loved the different textures found …

Farraige

Farraige is the first design in the Summer Memories Collection. “Farraige” means ocean in Irish and draws her inspiration not only from the ocean, but also the dreamy nostalgic air that summer time brings. Just like the ocean, Farraige has a soothing but constant ebb and flow to her design. Farraige features gently flowing increases, which crest like a wave, …

Ériu

Ériu is the third shawl in the Éire Collection. This collection of shawls celebrates the three sister Queens of Ireland. Ériu, from whom Ireland (Éire) gets her name, is the sister who is as warm and welcoming as the people of Ireland itself, she has the energy and craic of a céilí and she shows the soothing air of the …

Fodhla

Fodhla is the second shawl in The Éire Collection. This collection of shawls celebrates the three sister Queens of Ireland. Fodhla is the romantic, lyrical sister who sings “Ireland” to you in her melodic voice and shows you her carefree, light and airy personality. Fodhla has an innate dreamy and ethereal quality to her that gives her such a romantic …

Banbha

Banbha is the first shawl in The Éire Collection. This collection of shawls celebrates the three sister Queens of Ireland. Banbha is the calm, serene and gentle sister. While showing off her regal side she whispers “Ireland” to you in her poetic voice. Banbha is a vision of small, delicate cables that gently rise, crest and fall back down again …

Fíorghrá

Fíorghrá – means true love in Irish. In many of our Celtic legends we hear stories of true love and the trials and sorrows that had to be overcome for true love. Fíorghrá brings together these elements and unites them all in a lace beaded scarf. The intertwining hearts that run the length of Fíorghrá are made up of beaded …