Visitor Information: Travel and Transport

How to get to Woollinn 2018! As the Woollinn excitement builds we figured you might have some questions about planning your visit. How do I get to the venue? Will it be easy to get there? Where can I park my yarn chariot? Or can public transport fulfill all my needs?...

Visitor Information: Accommodation

If you're planning an overnight trip, long weekend or extended holiday, we have your visit to Woollinn covered.  Why not use the festival as an excuse to get to know Dublin and its surroundings? Dublin is not short of places to stay. The most difficult part is going...

Workshop Previews are Now Live!

You can now view the full range of workshops on offer from our fabulous Woollinn Tutors! We have a handy-reference PDF Timetable here and the full workshop details are available by clicking the "Buy Tickets" link next to each workshop title on this page.  Ticket sales...

How to Sign Up for a Woollinn Workshop

  Now that you know who is coming, we bet you're eager to secure a place at one of the amazing workshops our tutors will be giving. Here's what's going to happen next: Friday 24th November: Full details of the workshops will go live on the Woollinn website in...

Nathan Taylor!

  Nathan Taylor, aka the Sockmatician, will be bringing his popular classes on Double Knitting to Woollinn. Nathan has spent the past few years travelling around the world teaching at Knitting Festivals and Retreats. He’s on a one-man mission to bring the wonders...

Kate Davies!

Kate is joining us for the first year of Woollinn! Kate Davies lives on Scotland’s West Highland Way where she loves writing, knitting, and walking in the wonderful landscapes of the area. She has published several phenomenally popular knitting books,...

Woollinn on the CLN Podcast!

Would you like to hear more about all things Woollinn? Now is your chance! Nadia, presenter of the fabulous Cottage Notebook Podcast (and also writer of the brilliant blog at the Cottage Notebook) sat organiser Lisa down, and chatted about all things Woollinn. You can...

Can You Help Us Spread the Word?

We're proud of our phenomenal teacher line up, and we also can't wait to start announcing vendors from the among the fabulous applications we have already received. But it is still our first year, and we'd like to ask for your help in getting the Woollinn word out....

Louisa Harding!

Since she was little, Louisa Harding has been making clothes. She studied for a B.A. in Textiles for Fashion at Brighton University and during her third year, she undertook a placement at Rowan Yarns in Yorkshire. After eleven years at Rowan, she began working...

Karie Westermann!

  Karie Westermann does things with wool & words. She is a designer, teacher, author, and general wool enthusiast. Her work combines her love of storytelling, art, and woolly yarns as she is big believer in knitting never being ‘just knitting’. Karie relaxes...

Woolly Wormhead!

  Woolly Wormhead is known as a ‘Hat Architect’, and she is truly deserving of that title. Woolly consistently produces patterns that use interesting knitting techniques to to create designs that are both aesthetically pleasing and structurally clever. Her...

Justyna Lorkowska!

  The latest teacher to be announced is Justyna Lorkowska! Justyna is a former teacher and a knitwear fanatic. She learned her first stitches from her Mum when she was a teenager, but she gave up knitting soon afterwards. Having her first baby brought back her...

New Ravelry Group!

  Looking for somewhere to freak out about Woollinn, but your household don't 'get' it? Look no further! We have a new Ravelry group! Pop on over to join in with some general Woollinn chat and so we can all get to know each other a little better! Closer to the...

Carol Feller!

Carol Feller’s patterns have been featured in many magazines and books over the past decade, and she has self-published several hugely successful designs on Ravelry. She has also written two best-selling books: Contemporary Irish Knits and Short Row Knits. Carol lives...

Isabell Kraemer!

  Isabell Kramer’s classes at Woollinn will focus on the construction methods used to create her effortlessly chic sweaters. Isabell is a qualified dressmaker who became a knitwear designer almost by accident! People kept asking her how she made things, so she...

Nancy Marchant!

  The inaugural year of Woollinn will see Nancy Marchant come to teach in Dublin for the very first time. We’re simply over the moon to have such an accomplished and world-renowned instructor at the top of our workshop line up. Nancy is known as ‘The Queen of...