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 …

Dagda

These gloves used the Dagda and his attributes as inspiration. Out of a picot edged cuff springs sets of cabled lines twisting their way up the glove, seemingly innocent twisted cables but which add great strength to the glove helping it fit snug to the hand. They then disappear once again into a complimenting picot edge which flares gently around …

Alban Eilir

Alban Eilir, meaning Light of the Earth, is a design inspired by a solar symbol carving I saw inside Cairn T at Loughcrew Passage Tombs, Oldcastle, Co. Meath. The tombs were built around 3200 BC. Cairn T is aligned with the spring and autumnal Equinox. My inspiration for this design came from the wonderfully inscribed backstone of Cairn T, stone …

Danu

A cable pattern that springs out of the ribbed cuff flowing and weaving its way in and out up the hand of the glove where it disappears again into a top rib border. The rest of the gloves have a simple but elegant stockinette part to compliment the cable and show off its beauty. Buy Now on Ravelry 210yds/190m Fingering …

Cosán

Cosán means “path” in Irish, and this cowl is a weaving of paths together. Each colour path has its ups and downs as it weaves and winds its way from the bottom of the cowl to the top. This is a simple but effective pattern giving the knitter a chance to dip their toe into the world of colour in …