Pins, Totes and all things Woollinn

It's almost here! With only a few days to go until doors open here at Woollinn HQ, we thought we would introduce you to some exclusive Woollinn goodies that you can only get your hands on at the festival! We might be a little bit excited about these........   The...

Marketplace Map and Vendor Directory

There's not long to go now until the Festival Doors open, so it's time to start ninja-planning your Marketplace route and tactics! Enter the Marketplace Map and Vendor Directory, which you can download by clicking on the image below. Happy shopping-list-making...

Make Good Feel Good

What are you doing on Friday 25th May? How about Saturday 26th May? Want to come get your photo taken? Kate O’Sullivan of A Playful Day will be hosting a FREE professional shoot at Woollinn Dublin thanks to sponsors This is Knit. Kate wants to take a photo of YOU. We...

Aoibhe Ni – Tutor Profile

Aoibhe Ní is an inspirational young crochet designer from Co. Meath with over a decade of published designs in both mainstream print and independent press. She has hosted workshops both here in Ireland and at yarn shops and fibre festivals abroad. We are delighted...

Saturday Social Tickets on Sale This Week!

Tickets to our Saturday Social are now available! Keep the Festival Fun going by sharing one last evening with the people who are as addicted to yarn as you are. Join us on the top floor of ALSAA for a summer barbecue buffet, followed by a full evening of musical...

Karie Westermann – Tutor Profile

Fresh from the release of her phenomenally successful first book - This Thing Of Paper - Karie Westermann is flying in to Dublin to lead three specialist workshops with us this May. Karie has appeared in several publications including Wool Tribe, The Knit Generation,...

Announcing The Yarn in Ireland Panel

At Woollinn, we wanted to celebrate how rich Ireland is in talent when it comes to traditional handcrafts. To help us gain a deeper insight to yarn in Ireland, we have put together a panel of Irish designers Edel MacBride and Carol Feller along with master wheelwright...

Win! Giveaway for Woollinn Ticketholders…

We're back today to share details of this fabulous Giveaway, kindly sponsored by Studio Donegal, The Fibre Company and This is Knit. You could be the lucky winner of this gorgeous prize pack containing: 2 skeins of The Fibre Co Acadia, 3 skeins of Donegal Wool...

Join the Woollinn KAL!

Are you planning on making something special to wear over the Woollinn weekend? You might be interested in joining in our super-inclusive knit-a-long that we're launching today in our Ravelry group.  We'd love to stay in touch with all your plans and progress as the...

Vendor Announcements: Week 6

We have *yet more* fabulous vendors to tell you all about today... Martin's Lab Marcin, who is the husband of a knitwear designer, Justyna Lorkowska, supported her career change wholeheartedly while continuing to study and teach physics and work in the computer...

Vendor Announcements: Week 5

It's a bumper blog post today as we profile *10* more fabulous Woollinn Vendors..! This is Knit and Townhouse Yarns Not content with just organising this whole Woollinn shin-dig, we will (of course) be setting up shop in the Woollinn Marketplace too. 😊  At our epic...

Woolly Wormhead – Tutor Profile

Are you taking a workshop at Woollinn this year? We thought you might like to know a little more about the tutors that are going to be walking you through some of the essential techniques for your knitter’s toolbox. This year sees Woolly Wormhead fresh from her...

It’s Giveaway Time!

General Admission tickets go on sale today! And we're so excited we've decided to run a giveaway to celebrate...   *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|*Our prize includes: A ticket to the workshop of your choice (subject to availability) A skein of glorious Dame St 4ply by Townhouse...

Vendor Announcements: Week 4

It's Week 4 of our Vendor Announcement Series, which means it's now time to tell you all about... Tilly Flop Designs: where yarn and graphics meet! Julie creates fun greeting cards, clever posters, witty air fresheners and more! Fancy picking up a stockinette stitch...

Vendor Announcements: Week 3

We're back for another round of incredible Vendor Announcements! Next up we have ... Ysolda and her fabulous team will be bringing their selection of unique and sought-after products to Woollinn! Their hand-picked range features rare-breed yarns, clever notions and...

Vendor Announcements: Week 2

It's week 2 of our vendor announcements and so we're excited to tell you all about these fabulous companies! Let's dive right in... Namolio will be bringing their stunning wares to Woollinn! Their eye-catching stand will feature accessories and supplies for sewing,...

Vendor Announcements: Week 1

We know that you're dying to find out who'll be plying their wares at Woollinn this May. We won’t keep you waiting with any fluffy introductions (get it?)...  Scroll on down to meet the first round of this year’s vendors: S Twist Wool Spun using Irish fleece, S Twist...

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...