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Fastest Finger First Quiz

Fastest Finger First Quiz

Tonight is Quiz Night! BUY YOUR TICKET HERE Join our "Fastest Finger First" Quiz, as we raise funds for Women's Aid Ireland. Our fast-paced mini-quiz will be held on Woollinn's...

Woollinn 2020 – Postponed

Woollinn 2020 – Postponed

We are sorry to announce that the decision has been made to postpone Woollinn 2020.   It has been a difficult few weeks for everyone.  As each day passed it became clear...

Woollinn 2020 Make-Along

Woollinn 2020 Make-Along

Today we have something rather special on the Woollinn blog. It feels like all of us are trying to stay as close to home as possible, yet still feel connected to each other. For...

Vintage Tea Trips At Woollinn

Vintage Tea Trips At Woollinn

If you have been following us on social media this week you may have noticed a theme... Here at Woollinn HQ, we have been working on a delicious afternoon treat! How would you...

Where To Eat in Dún Laoghaire

Where To Eat in Dún Laoghaire

So you have your Woollinn tickets, your bags are packed, and all of your WIPs are tucked away ready for prime festival knitting and/or crocheting. What next? It’s time to start thinking about food, glorious food, obviously! 

General Admission Tickets On Sale Tomorrow!

General Admission Tickets On Sale Tomorrow!

  SET YOUR ALARMS NOW!   So you've seen the vendor list and are now planning your Woollinn 2020 visit. What's next?  The good news is that from Wednesday 19th of...

Be A Woollinn 2020 Volunteer!

Be A Woollinn 2020 Volunteer!

Each year we owe so much to the generosity of spirit and goodwill of our festival volunteers. The volunteer crew are integral to making Woollinn a warm and welcoming festival for...

Looking Forward – Woollinn 2020

Looking Forward – Woollinn 2020

It's that time of year when holiday greetings are sent out, people are writing 'Year in Review' posts, or planning personal goals for the year ahead. You know by now that here at...

Steve Malcom – Woollinn Workshop

Steve Malcom – Woollinn Workshop

Steve Malcolm is a Jamaican born, Vancouver-based knitter, with over 20 years experience in the art of knitting and a passion for cables. After falling hard for a $500 cream...

Aoibhe Ní – Woollinn Workshop

Aoibhe Ní – Woollinn Workshop

Aoibhe Ní was taught to crochet by her mother at the age of 11. Since then, she’s rarely to be seen without a hook behind her ear. After art college and several successful years...

Edel Mac Bride – Woollinn Workshops

Edel Mac Bride – Woollinn Workshops

An established designer and knitter Edel MacBride brings a love of textile, craft, and a deep connection to cultural tradition to her collections. She has managed her eponymous...

Carol Feller – Woollinn Workshops

Carol Feller – Woollinn Workshops

Carol Feller is a designer, teacher, author, editor, publisher, and yarn producer living in Cork, Ireland. She has published hundreds of patterns and ten books including Short...

Diarmuid Commins – Woollinn 2020

Diarmuid Commins – Woollinn 2020

  Diarmuid is the creative mind behind S Twist Wool. S Twist Wool is an Irish hand spinning company with its operations split between Tipperary and Dublin. His wool is...

Mina Philips – Woollinn Workshops

Mina Philips – Woollinn Workshops

Mina Phillip is a London-based knitwear designer and host of the podcast Knitting Expat. Mina started knitting in March 2014 while living in Dubai with her husband and two cats...

Mieka John – Woollinn Workshops

Mieka John – Woollinn Workshops

Mieka John is a knitwear designer whose passion beyond fiber is connecting with people and helping them on their path of creativity and growth. Originally from NYC, she now lives...

Kerry Lord – Woollinn Workshops

Kerry Lord – Woollinn Workshops

Kerry Lord is the founder and creative director of the TOFT luxury yarn brand, a product of her successful family business the Toft Alpaca stud farm. Kerry is the author of...

Susanne Sommer – Woollinn Workshops

Susanne Sommer – Woollinn Workshops

  Susanne Sommer is a knitter & knitwear designer from Austria, with a love of all things colour, yarn, and texture. In her designs, she likes combining colours and...

Julie Dubreux – Woollinn Workshops

Julie Dubreux – Woollinn Workshops

Julie Dubreux is a French knitwear designer and knitting instructor. Her enthusiastic love for the knitting community translates into colourful collaborations with indie dyers...

Olga Buraya-Kefelian – Woollinn Workshops

Olga Buraya-Kefelian – Woollinn Workshops

Olga Buraya-Kefelian is also known as Olgajazzy, her design brand. As a daughter of a professional tailor, she has acquired her understanding of clothing construction from an...

Molla Mills – Woollinn Workshops

Molla Mills – Woollinn Workshops

Molla Mills is a Finnish designer and knitter who specializes in the crochet style of Finland's Ostrobothnia region. Her books have been published around the world. Molla's...

Renée Callahan – Woollinn Workshops

Renée Callahan – Woollinn Workshops

Renée Callahan is an ex-pat relocated from sunny Seattle to sunny East London. Renée says, "I love knitting and designing and strive to create hand-knit patterns that are...