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 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

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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Forest Among the Trees Shawl

This shawl is perfect for a walk through the woods on an autumnal evening. The shawl is worked from the bottom up starting with a garter stitch border and merging into slip stitch tree motifs.

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Cabled Crossroads Socks

These gorgeous, variegated top-down socks feature a cluster of cables along the sides which can be modified to adjust the height of the socks. Customize the length and style of your socks by playing with the number of cable repeats.

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Swan Lake Hat and Mittens Set

This gorgeous hat and mittens set is made from warm wool and luxurious cashmere yarn for a super soft and wondrously warm feel. Aside from a simple ribbed brim, both pieces feature intricate Fair Isle colorwork throughout the entirety of the pattern, a mixture of swans and hearts, to create a winter pattern set you’ll adore.

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