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Bristol Ivy and Schrodinger’s Knitting

Bristol Ivy and Schrodinger’s Knitting

  Calling all fans of Bristol Ivy - we have a treat for you! We're delighted to announce that a special Bristol Ivy Lecture has now been added to our Festival Programme and...

Visit the Ravelry Lounge at Woollinn 2019!

Visit the Ravelry Lounge at Woollinn 2019!

It’s Day 2 of our special announcements this week, and today’s is one that we can’t quite believe is happening... Ravelry is coming to Woollinn! That’s right, Jessica...

Discover WestKnits BestKnits at Woollinn!

Discover WestKnits BestKnits at Woollinn!

We've been hinting at some new special announcements for a little while, and it's finally time to reveal the first of our 2019 Woollinn Lectures! Stephen West - WestKnits...

Adaku Ezeudo on Creating a Culture of Inclusion

Adaku Ezeudo on Creating a Culture of Inclusion

I had the absolute pleasure of meeting this wonderful woman last week: Adaku Ezeudo. Adaku has been working with public and private sector organisations in Ireland for many years...

Places to Visit – Dublin City Center

Places to Visit – Dublin City Center

Continuing our Places to Visit Features today we are taking a look at some of the places that we love to visit in Dublin City Centre. In Dublin, there is no shortage of pubs and...

Would You Like to Be a Woollinn 2019 Volunteer?

Would You Like to Be a Woollinn 2019 Volunteer?

  Yes, it is that time of year where we open the application forms for Woollinn volunteers. One of the stand out feelings from last year was the coming together of so many...

Places to Visit – Ireland’s Ancient East

Places to Visit – Ireland’s Ancient East

We know some of you are travelling a long way to come and join us in 2019. So we thought we could share some wonderful places to visit if you happen to have some free time on...

Workshop Tickets Are Live

Workshop Tickets Are Live

Is your finger at the ready? It's the moment you have been waiting for... The Workshop tickets for 2019 are now LIVE! Click here for workshops with  Bristol Ivy, Kate Atherley,...

Guess who’s teaching at Woollinn 2019?

Guess who’s teaching at Woollinn 2019?

What an incredible line-up we have for you at Woolinn 2019! Visiting us in June we have Bristol Ivy, Kate Atherley, Julie Dubreux, Stephen West, Susanne Sommer, Karie Westermann,...

Transport and Travel: Woollinn 2019

Transport and Travel: Woollinn 2019

By Car The City North Hotel is located at Junction 7 off the M1 Motorway and there is plentiful free car parking on site. We would encourage car pooling where possible and we...

Accommodation: Woollinn 2019

Accommodation: Woollinn 2019

THE CITY NORTH HOTEL There are currently a limited number of rooms available at the Festival venue on Thursday 13th June and Friday 14th June 2019. These rooms can be booked...

We’re doing it all again in 2019!

We’re doing it all again in 2019!

We made memories to last a lifetime at Woollinn this year, and we hope you all did too. We were honoured to spend the weekend in your company: all our wonderful visitors,...

Pins, Totes and all things Woollinn

Pins, Totes and all things Woollinn

[Edit 2 June 2018: Limited stock of Woollinn Merchandise is now available to purchase from This is Knit.] It's almost here! With only a few days to go until doors open here at...

Marketplace Map and Vendor Directory 2018

Marketplace Map and Vendor Directory 2018

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,...

Make Good Feel Good 2018

Make Good Feel Good 2018

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...

Aoibhe Ni – Tutor Profile

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...

Saturday Social Tickets on Sale This Week!

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...

Karie Westermann – Tutor Profile

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...

Announcing The Yarn in Ireland Panel

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...

Win! Giveaway for Woollinn Ticketholders…

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...

Join the 2018 Woollinn KAL!

Join the 2018 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...