One of the many joys of starting that semi-retirement stage of life is being able to reconnect with passions that may have languished on the back burner as children were raised and livings were made. One of the many great joys of my particular passion, and being part of the fibre community, is the deep connection to a sisterhood of wonderful, creative women who share that passion. One of the surprising bonuses is to reconnect with someone after many years of life taking dif
Welcome to my website and blog, and thank you for taking the time to visit! I hope for this to be a place of sharing (blog), inspiration (gallery, patterns) and learning (workshops). Ciobair Fibre Designs was born from a lifelong passion for knitting and crochet, and keen admiration for the many ways that skilled craftspeople turn fibre into items of utility and beauty.
The word “ciobair”, pronounced similarly to the English word “keeper”, means shepherd. It was the disti