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They’re re-making the country.

One ‘knick knack’ at a time.

Alex Mcleod writes:

I wanted to teach myself to knit because I wanted to make my own jumpers. Then I developed an interest in different yarns, fibres and textures and taught myself to spin my own yarns with a traditional spinning wheel.
I was spinning lots of natural coloured yarn (mostly white) and wanted to be able to dye it, so I bought some dyes and got to grips with the process. Then I saw an opportunity to go some way to supporting myself – using techniques inimitable by means of mass production. I’m based in Wexford and online {link below] (altho the site needs a bitta work).

Coolree

lucinda grace

‘Mumtrepreneur’ artist Lucy Kelly writes:

I would love to introduce you to my recently launched business [designing and selling one-of-a-kind custom made typography framed Prints. Based in Greystones, Co Wicklow with every product designed and printed in County Wicklow.]. Check out the website for Valentine’s specials too..

Lucinda Grace Design

Would you like to share YOUR Irish-made good, craft, produce, ‘ware’ or whatnot?

Please send details marked ‘Irish-made Stuff’ to broadsheet@broadsheet.ie.

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