Ciara Ní Reachtnín


Ciara Ní Reachtnín

Ciara is an Irish designer, living in the west of Ireland. She likes to promote and use Irish wool and yarn wherever possible, but loves any quality squishy skein. Mammy to three, Ciara also writes about yarny adventures on anirishknitodyssey.wordpress.com and is on ravelry. She am a regular contributor to UK magazine Knit Now and gives knitting classes with Irish Tourism.

Projects by Ciara Ní Reachtnín


Eyelet of the Beholder Scarf

This bright and airy scarf is perfect for dressing up a spring or Easter outfit. Eyelet of the Beholder is a long and skinny scarf worked side to side in garter stitch with added wedges of simple eyelet lace created using short row techniques.

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Sleepy Fox Hat

This slouchy bobble hat is just what your little one needs for the upcoming winter. Knit in the round with stranded colorwork, this warm ad  make this a cozy and warm hat for any child. To make a larger fitting hat, just bump up your knitting needle size.

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Tier Me Roar Shawl

Introducing a modern take on a frilly Shawl. This shawl is knit with two complementary colors of lace weight yarn to give it an extra flouncy and airy feel. Optional fun tassels add a contemporary feel to this quirky shawl.

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Malibu Shore Scarf

Get beach ready with this delicate scarf that feels as light as air! Featuring two spirals down the center of the scarf, you’ll need two larger needles to create the flouncy edge. It makes the perfect design for an introduction to lace!

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Oasis Pillows

This gorgeous pair of pillows is just waiting to be let into your home. Featuring a striking combination of Fair Isle and intarsia techniques, everyone will be asking where you bought them.

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Desert Dusk Clutch

This is a cute and colorful little clutch with beads and a desert motif design. The bag is worked flat with an intarsia design and seamed together. It is lined with fabric for strength and stability and the colorful tassels and  i-cord edging complete the little bag.

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Brisk Blue Hat

A brisk walk in the chilly sunshine is only made better by keeping your noggin warm. Keep out the chill by knitting this slouch hat complete with a playful pom pom.

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Critter Cushions

Introducing a cute set of cushions every child and adult will love. Who will you knit first? Sapphire the Owl, Heather the Fox or Onyx the Badger? All will make a fun and whimsical addition to your room.

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Sleeping Unicorn Princess Scarf

Whether unicorns are real or not, nothing can stop you from wearing this sleepy unicorn scarf. Perfect for all big and little kids who believe in the magic of unicorns, this scarf features a pull-through loop to secure her tail around your neck.

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Sleepy Fox Hat

This slouchy bobble hat is just what your little one needs for the upcoming winter. Knit in the round with stranded colorwork, this warm ad  make this a cozy and warm hat for any child. To make a larger fitting hat, just bump up your knitting needle size.

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