Little did I know that in October 2021 while visiting the Burren and conducting dye experiments that I would planning such a trip for THIS October! I must have been subconsciously manifesting this trip. I will be heading out to the Burren from Maine next month and I am so excited to be scouting out… Continue reading The Making of Day 9, Ireland Knitting & Craft Tour; Natural Dyeing w/ Rachel Bingham Kessler in the Burren at the Michael Cusack Center & Farewell dinner at the Old Ground Hotel
Tag: Irish dyes
Dyeing on the Road
Last October I took a solo trip to Ireland. These solo trips give me life. I had a very simple agenda; visit best friend, stay in favorite hotel, walk the fields and do dye experiments. I had yarn and salvaged silks prepped with alum before hand and a few basic tools like wooden dowels for… Continue reading Dyeing on the Road
Up the Burren; youhereforthewalkareya?
In other words, opposed to one word; “you’re here for the walk, are ya?” Say it really fast. This is how I was greeted by our guide, Shane. My ear was still adjusting to the Clare accent apparently. I loved, loved, LOVED this walk!!!! With each experience in the Burren over the last 20 odd… Continue reading Up the Burren; youhereforthewalkareya?