The Irish Craft of Knitting

Mary Corbett and Fiona Kelly both share a love for craft work and decided to undertake a project centred on knitting. This project highlights the history of Irish knitting and why it is important that the skill is passed on to the younger generation.

This wonderful interview highlights Mary’s love for knitting:

Please click on this link to view Mary and Fiona’s project:

Mary Corbett and Fiona Kelly- Irish Craft of Knitting

Mary and Fiona researching material on the art of knitting

This short video depicts Mary talking about her family from years gone bye- amazing that her relatives were lace makers from Limerick, the tradition of handy craft work is in her family:

Mary and Fiona receiving their certificates for taking part in the Limerick Place EE workshops- well done