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New Pattern Release: Concentric Collection

I am delighted to announce the release of three new patterns! The Concentric Collection consists of three cowls, inspired by the Bronze Age gold gorgets in the collection of the National Museum of Ireland, and knit in Dublin Dye Company yarns. 

To celebrate the launch, and Dublin Dye Company’s stall at the Edinburgh Yarn Festival, these patterns are available to download for free until 8pm GMT on Sunday 15th March. From the 16th of March, they will be available for sale at 3euro each, or in e-book format for 6 euro. The e-book features more information & hand-drawn illustrations of the gorgets that inspired the knitwear.
Gleninsheen Gorget - from A History of Ireland in 100 Objects
In reinterpreting these beautiful objects, I have focussed on the horizontal lines that dominate the collars, expressing this repetition through a variety of textured stitches. 

Gleninsheen Cowl was designed to display the subtle shifting of colours in Dublin Dye Merino DK’s semi-solid Old Gold. It is k…