Welcome to Celtic Knits!
Hi. My name is Kerry but here online I tend to go by the Gaelic version of my name, Ciarrai. I am a woman in my mid-30's who lives on Long Island, NY, with my husband, Rob, several guitars, a Nikon D40, more yarn, beads and books than I care to admit to and a cat who has a million nicknames and quite a few theme songs.
I have a B.A. in Psychology and have recently returned to college to pursue a teaching degree so that I can eventually get a job as a High School English teacher.
I am also the designer / craftsperson behind Ciarrai Studios, (http:www.etsy.com/shop/ciarraistudios), your source for handcrafted jewelry, knitted accessories and more!
In addition to my major obsessions (Reading, Beading, Knitting, Music and Photography), I also enjoy playing Board Games, going to Renaissance Faires, Museums and Broadway Musicals.
Ciarrai Studios Links
Category Archives: Friends and Family Stuff
Hello and Happy New Year to you all! I hope you enjoyed your holidays and that 2013 is treating you kindly so far. As for me, I am really happy to see the last of 2012. While there were definitely … Continue reading
Last night, Rob and I went to a Halloween-themed wedding where the guests were requested to wear “elegant costumes.” Despite the fact that I tend to be a very natural kind of girl (I usually don’t wear make-up, I keep my hair … Continue reading
Hey folks! Just checking in to say that everyone here weathered Hurricane Sandy as well as could be expected. We’re all safe and our house came through undamaged. We lost electricity and internet access for a couple of days (which … Continue reading
Recently my aunt had to go in for surgery and was looking for book recommendations so she could have something good to read while recovering. When she asked me, I gave her a long list of some of my favorite … Continue reading
Life has been surprisingly busy lately. Usually, I am bored out my mind by this point of my summer vacation but this year I seem to be doing better at keeping myself entertained and out of trouble. Jewelry Design / … Continue reading
It has occurred to me that Celtic Knits has been rather heavy on the book reviews and poetry lately. And so, to help address this imbalance, I thought I would write about some (mostly) non-literary things. So here we go: … Continue reading
Billy Collins once wrote that the trouble with poetry is that it encourages the writing of more poetry. I think he may be right because today I was inspired to write not one, but two poems. I hope you like … Continue reading
Rob and I are fairly new to kitty ownership and as a result, our mastermind of a kitty has totally played us against each other. Tonight, we discovered that the cat has been scamming us to get more food than he … Continue reading
Congratulations to my cousin, Joseph, and his lovely bride, Samantha. I wish you every blessing in your new life together. I would also like to say that I had a great time at the wedding!! You guys really know how … Continue reading