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.
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Tag Archives: Etsy
Tomorrow marks the 200th Anniversary of the publication of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. To celebrate Ciarrai Studios is having a special ONE DAY SALE on the Tea at Pemberley Charm Necklace, my customizable Pride and Prejudice-themed charm necklace featuring … Continue reading
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
I’ve gotten some requests to make earrings to match the resin pendants in my store. I am 100% in love with the Christmas Carol Pendants I made earlier in the month so I decided to start with them, which led … Continue reading
C. S. Lewis once said “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” It’s a sentiment that I am very familiar with. I love to curl up someplace with a … Continue reading
Yesterday, something insanely exciting happened. One of my favorite authors, Stephanie Pearl McPhee (aka The Yarn Harlot) writes a yearly “gifts for knitters” post for her blog (which if you don’t read already, you really should! It’s insanely entertaining, particularly … Continue reading
I recently made this pendant, inspired by Robert Frost’s poem “Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening,” one of my favorite poems from one of my favorite poets. My favorite part of the poem is the ending, which reads: … Continue reading
I don’t know how this happened but Thanksgiving is less than a week away. Despite the fact that I start ridiculously early and work steadily throughout the year, I am not done with my Christmas crafting or shopping and that … Continue reading
I grew up on Long Island, NY where there are some incredibly beautiful vineyards where you can go, enjoy a glass of locally made wine (or two) and take in the beauty of the vines. This inspired me to create: … Continue reading
Today is the day we celebrate everyone’s favorite scallywags of the sea. It got me thinking about all my favorite pirates. (It says something about pop culture that I can discuss my favorite pirates but I think that is a … Continue reading