Yes, our group still meets

Please visit out Facebook page for up to date information on when and where we meet. When you scroll down our Facebook page you’ll see that we have events created which give the location of our next meet up along with the date and the time.

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We’re also planning to celebrate WWKIP (World Wide Knit in Public) Day with our friends Knitters4Life.

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We will be posting here regularly again but it is the best idea to like our Facebook page as that’s the social media site that we check most regularly.

Thanks for popping by!

Lou

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February 26th, 2017 at the Hunt

Today four of met up for some craft time and chatter in the cafe of the Hunt Museum.

Unfortunately, I was so busy knitting and nattering that I neglected to take any pictures of our works in progress.I’ll make up for that oversight next weekend.

Our venue for Sunday, 5th March is Zest Cafe located in the Limerick City Gallery of Art.

We’ll be there from the usual time of about 2ish to about 5 ish.

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This jolly purple giant made us all smile as we made our way in. It’s part of a clean up Limerick campaign.

 

Hello June

How in the world is it June already? My word.

Hello. I hope you’re all fine and dandy. 🙂

 

First off, here is the meet up schedule for our group for the month of June.

Sunday 8th – The Hunt Cafe, Rutland Street, Limerick  from 2pm – 5pm

Sunday 15th – Zest Cafe, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Pery Square, Limerick from 2pm – 5pm

Sunday 22nd – The Hunt Cafe, Rutland Street, Limerick  from 2pm – 5pm

Sunday 29th – Zest Cafe, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Pery Square, Limerick from 2pm – 5pm

 

Secondly, another Hickey’s craft demonstration is planned for tomorrow, Saturday 7th June from 2pm to 4pm.

The venue is upstairs in the Cruises Street Hickeys.

The staff will set up a table with signs so you can’t miss it. Once you climb the stairs the table will be on your right hand side, nestled between bolts of fabric and shelves of crafty accessories.

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The items, with free tutorial sheets, that will be looked at tomorrow include a roll up picnic blanket made with oilcloth and furnishing cotton, a floor cushion and a peg bag.

The demo will be run by me (Lou here! Hello *waves* )

See you tomorrow.

🙂

Hickey’s Craft Demonstration

Are you going to be in Limerick city today (Saturday, 17th May)?

Will you have some free time between 2pm to 4pm?

Do you fancy doing something for free?

If you do, then you might want to pop along to Hickey’s on Cruises Street to join a demonstration of quilting techniques.

You’ll see the above notions and fabric strips turned into:

  • A quilted coaster
  • An oilcloth placemat
  • A cafetiere cosy

The demonstration is being given by one of our members, Lou, in association with Hickeys.

The demo tutorial sheets are free and there’s no pressure to buy anything (but good luck resisting the temptation!).

Have a lovely Saturday whatever you get up to.

Happy crafting! 🙂

We’ve been tweeted!

You can check it out here.

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Here’s are a few of our pictures of what we were making during our meet up.

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Two shawls, three blankets, a scarf, a baby pullover and two cross stitch kits.

A fine variety.

We’ll be meeting up again this coming Sunday, March 9th in Zest Cafe from 2pm-ish to 5pm.

See you there!

Change of plan due to Storm Brigid

Hello all,

We had planned to meet in The Hunt Museum Cafe tomorrow. However, the area around the Hunt has been hit by flooding and navigating the roads around the area may be difficult or impossible tomorrow. So, we’re going to meet up in Zest Cafe, Limerick City Gallery of Art instead. It’s on higher ground away from the Shannon so it should be okay.

We hope that you and yours are warm, dry, safe and sound in this stormy weather.

Tipperary Knit and Natter Group

Mary McDonnell is our lovely cross stitcher. She has let us know about a new group that she is running. Another group of like minded crafters to meet up with. Lovely! 🙂

Here's Mary cross stitching in Hickey's, Cruises Street, Limerick during their June cross stitching demo

Here’s Mary cross stitching in Hickey’s, Cruises Street, Limerick during their June cross stitching demo

Mary writes:

The Tipperary Knit & Natter group is a new weekly crafts gathering, taking place in Tipperary Town. We meet on Wednesday evenings at 7pm at Dalton House on Emmet Street. Its an informal gathering- we sit around, with a pot of tea and some nice biscuits, and we each work away on our own projects, such as knitted jumpers, crocheted dog jumpers etc! Some of us are learning how to crochet too, with helpful tips from those who are more experienced. We chat away and the night flies by!

New members are always welcome. Although we meet at 7pm, you can feel free to call in any time up to about 9pm when we usually pack up our needles and wool, and head away home.

You can join us on Facebook here: www.facebook.com/tippknitters