Paddy, Plunkett and Spring Flowers - CrawCrafts Beasties

Springing Back into Action!

Hey look! I'M BACK! No, I haven't been hiding out in the daffodil patch with Paddy and Plunkett for the last month... Although I bet that would be a party! I've been keeping busy with knitting classes, plus a little non-Beastie-based work. It's always a good idea to keep food on the table, and yarn … Continue reading Springing Back into Action!

Our New Studio - CrawCrafts Beasties

Our New Studio Home!

Hey there Beastie buddies! It's been a bit of a hectic week here at Beastie Towers... Yes, I know I've been saying that A LOT recently, but it seems like every week that passes brings even more action than the one before! So, what's this week's slice of news? Well, it's a biggie - I … Continue reading Our New Studio Home!

Explorer Beastie with Spring Daffodils - CrawCrafts Beasties

Early Spring at Beastie Towers!

Did you know that, according to the Celtic calendar, Spring in Ireland begins at the start of February? Most of the time, it doesn't feel particularly Spring-like until well into March (especially last year!) but 2019 has been so mild. Explorer Beastie's miniature daffodils have been blooming for a couple of weeks already! And with … Continue reading Early Spring at Beastie Towers!

Kale! Vegetable Garden - CrawCrafts Beasties

Winter Garden Wandering II – Into the Vegetable Patch!

Hello there Beastie friends! It's got a little chillier since we last saw each other, but that doesn't seem to have dampened Paddy and Plunkett's spirits. Here's where I lost track of them last week...... And look, I've finally caught up with them - in the vegetable garden! There's Paddy, reveling in the green glory … Continue reading Winter Garden Wandering II – Into the Vegetable Patch!

Paddy, Plunkett and some berries - CrawCrafts Beasties

Winter Garden Wandering with Paddy and Plunkett!

Hello everybody! Well, we may be in the very depths of winter here in the northern hemisphere, but since we all made it through Blue Monday yesterday, it's onwards and upwards from here! And after introducing a few new Beasties recently (catch up here and here) I thought it might be nice to get out … Continue reading Winter Garden Wandering with Paddy and Plunkett!

Beastie New Year 2019! CrawCrafts Beasties

Beastie New Year, Everybody!

Hey there Beastie friends! And a very happy new year to you from all of us here at Beastie Towers! 2019 has barely begun, but we're already super-excited at the prospect of a fresh shiny new year, all crammed with possibilities! And, looking back, 2018 was a pretty awesome twelve months. For starters, it was … Continue reading Beastie New Year, Everybody!

Santa Beastie - Beastmas 2018 - CrawCrafts Beasties

Happy Beastmas!

Hey everybody! We're baaaaaack! It's been a crazy couple of weeks, but we just wanted to swing by to wish you all... A very merry Beastmas! And while I'm here, how about a seasonal Beastmas tale? Pull up a chair, grab some mulled wine and a fistful of mince pies, and let me tell you … Continue reading Happy Beastmas!

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A Festive Beastie Weekend!

Hey there Beastie friends! It's just a quick "hello!" from me today, because (and I might have mentioned this once or twice lately) we're going full tilt here in Beastie Towers right now! But I really wanted to share some photos of the lovely market we went to this past weekend - a fun, festive … Continue reading A Festive Beastie Weekend!

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Beasties! Cats! Gin!

It may only be Tuesday, but it seems like we're already in party mode here at Beastie Towers! Come and join us as we pick a name for the 2018 sloe gin batch, as promised last week, and give you a sneak peek of some of the other kitty-inspired goodies we'll be bringing to the … Continue reading Beasties! Cats! Gin!

Autumn in Dublin's Parks - CrawCrafts Beasties

November News Flash!

Hello there Beastie friends! I'm just dropping in for a veeeery quick Beastie news update today... With less than two weeks to go until our first market expedition of the year, it's time for me to get my head down and knit and sew like a monster-maker possessed! But speaking of markets... The Market Dates … Continue reading November News Flash!