Brigid (Brid)'s Profile
Hi,i'm a granny and Irish, now living in lovely Glenariff, near Cushendall, county Antrim - it's one of the beautiful nine glens of Antrim
I've always loved making things. My mother taught me how to knit and my granny taught me crochet. I knitted my first garment when I was at primary school - an emerald green jumper using yarn 'ripped out' from an old cardigan of my mother's - those were the days of post-war thrift.
Granny was an expert at crochet - her specialism was the fine white Irish crochet known as Clones Lace. In the upper room at Eshnadarragh (waterfall of the oak tree), on the slopes of Slieve Beagh in County Fermanagh, there were also 'granny square' cushions made from randomly coloured wool. There were few books and no TV when my sister and I stayed there, -Scroll down to read a poem i wrote about those times at Eshnadarragh - but i remember being fascinated by an old Dulux paint chart which we…
- Born on October 11
- Joined February 22, 2008