Knitting & Crochet Groups

There are lots of knitting & crochet groups meeting up all over the country.

Here I will try to keep track of them all, sorted by county.

If you know of any groups not listed, please leave a comment to this post and I’ll update the list!

I cannot guarantee that these groups are all still active. If you are unsure, please contact the venue before going along.


79 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Caroline
    Sep 22, 2010 @ 16:21:07

    Hey there,
    Just came across your blog as you have mine listed on it!
    We have a knitting group in Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim. Its held on the second sunday of every month at 1pm usually, occasionally a little later, in the cafe of the Cineplex.
    If you want more information, just email me at:
    knitaholicsanonymous at gmail dot com


  2. Emily@theNest
    Oct 03, 2010 @ 23:37:51

    Hi, we have a group of Knitters/crocheters that meet in Ballinasloe every second Wednesday of the month in Dream Interiors, Bridge St., from 7pm-9pm. For any more info, you can contact me (Emily) at:


  3. Lora
    Nov 02, 2010 @ 12:48:50

    Just wanted to add ours to your list if that’s ok?
    We meet every Wednesday from 7.30-9.30pm and every other Saturday 11.30am-1pm at Knit in Midleton, Co. Cork. There’s no need to book just turn up, each session costs €2.50, the kettle is always on and there is usually something sweet and sticky to munch on.
    Tel Lora on 0851578969 or email at



  4. Cathy Giles
    Nov 02, 2010 @ 21:33:34

    Hi there, I would love if you could add our group to your list. The Crafty Knit & Stitchers meet every Friday in the Workshop room of The Crafty Alley Shop, 6B Scotts Street, Killarney. 10am to 12pm, no charge just bring your needles. We love welcoming new members and learning from each other. You can call us on 0646630800 for more info or sign up to our Facebook page for regular updates on




    • Rosaleen Allen
      Dec 20, 2012 @ 14:12:20

      HI Cathy. our group is only six but we started with around 20. Any ideas how to encourage more to join. We meet every Wed night from 7.30 to 9.30 in Parish hall in Kells. Co Meath. Kettle in always on the boil!! We knit and do crochet and one lady likes the cross stitch. We started last March but we don’t meet over the holidays.


      • suzy
        Aug 12, 2013 @ 22:23:30

        Hi is the knitting group still on on a wed. Evening in kells co.meath. I would love to go to it!

      • ambers1
        Jul 07, 2014 @ 08:25:36

        Is this knitting group still on the go please?

      • Marian & Kimberley
        May 13, 2016 @ 10:28:25

        Hi Rosaleen,My daughter and I would love to find a knitting and crochet class.We are novices and would love to be able to meet with a group and get help and advice, we live in Navan. Do you still meet on a Wednesday in Kells or do you know of any other groups in Meath.KInd regards Marian

      • Celine
        Dec 26, 2016 @ 16:49:52

        Hi I live in navan and want to.learn to crochet. Do you still meet in kells every Wednesday ? I would love to join. If you a member of the group gets this message and are open to new members would you please contact me Celine 0867805411? Thank you

  5. Cathy Giles
    Nov 02, 2010 @ 21:34:31

    ooopps that link should have been

    Thanks :0)


  6. Sheila aka Samsarah
    Jan 22, 2011 @ 18:44:17

    The Dunshaughlin Knitting Circle meets in the Dunshaughlin Library in Co. Meath every Tuesday from 1.30-3pm during termtime and continued through the Summer last year. Beginners and crocheters are welcome. Everybody (usually 3-7 people) is very welcoming and the library is tolerant of youngsters tearing around the place (popular with mothers doing 2pm and 3pm school pick-ups across the road). The library has ordered a host of beautiful books on knitting and crochet and provides tea/coffee and a biscuit foc


    • Rosaleen Allen
      Dec 20, 2012 @ 14:03:18

      Hi Shelia. We meet in our local parish in Kells every wednesday and knit and crochet and some to cross stitch.


      • ambers1
        Jul 07, 2014 @ 08:28:45

        Is this group still on the go? Is live to join if possible. I live in Kells and I used to go to Trim but it’s too far.

  7. Lorna
    Mar 05, 2011 @ 22:51:50


    Could you please add us in Sligo to your list? Unwind meet every Tuesday night in the lobby of the Clarion Hotel, 7.30p.m. Just bring yourself and what you are working on, would love to see you!



    • Rosaleen Allen
      Dec 20, 2012 @ 14:04:42

      HI . Our group meet every wed in the parish from 7.30 to 9.30


      • Kimmbley
        Jun 26, 2013 @ 21:26:58

        Hi, do you still meet in Kells? Are you open to new members? 🙂

    Jun 03, 2012 @ 18:49:44

    Hi add Knit Happens @Curragh Fabrics Market st Ennis, usually Thursday 6.30 to 7.30 pm, but for June/July/Aug only Sat mornings 11 am to 1 pm.


  9. Knitting Community (@KnitCommunity)
    Sep 29, 2012 @ 10:42:40

    The Clare Volunteer Centre is looking for individual volunteers, community organisations and voluntary groups to get involved in knitting Clare’s first ever knitted poem. Find us on Facebook at
    and on twitter @knitcommunity.


  10. gabbysitshere
    Jan 15, 2013 @ 17:39:24

    Hi, Just to let you know there is a craft group that meets every Monday night from 7.30m in the Glenside Pub, Landscape Road, Churchtown, Dublin 14. You can find us on Ravelry at


    • kate Tormey
      Feb 03, 2015 @ 11:17:54

      HI , I’m looking to a have a few sample socks knitted – would anyone in your group be interested ? If they go well I may look at getting a small order made <


  11. Jan
    Jan 30, 2013 @ 07:52:22

    Hello there! We have a big group of crafters which meets every Friday morning around 10.30 am in Bailieborough library. There are lots of crafts going on, from knitting, sewing, crochet, cross stitch and patchwork.


  12. Rachel
    Jul 14, 2013 @ 00:12:30

    Hi please could you add The Cruachan Crafters who meet at 10-12 every Thursday morning in the Macra Hall, Tulsk, Co. Roscommon. All crafts welcome with lots of knitters, crocheters and card makers taking part. You can find us on FB and Ravelry


  13. jean murray
    Sep 13, 2013 @ 22:14:17

    Hi looking for a knitting/craft class in the galway area?


  14. Van Geraghty
    Oct 01, 2013 @ 13:59:59

    A Knitting and Crochet Group meet every Tuesday morning in The Makery, Main Street, Cloughjordan email

    Also provide crochet and knitting classes


  15. Bernadine
    Oct 18, 2013 @ 10:56:35

    Greeting all you knitters and Crocheters from Serendipity Knits in Dunboyne, a short way from Blanchardstown in Dublin. If you fancy a night away and you pay us a visit we will give you 15% discount off all yarn you purchase. Telephone us at 01 8026881, tell us the day of your arrival and the discount is yours.

    Happy knitting,

    Julie and Bernadette.


  16. Aileen Boyd
    Oct 23, 2013 @ 22:30:46

    Looking for any classes for 10 year old child?


  17. Sam
    Jan 27, 2014 @ 17:29:07

    Hi Can you list my knitting group in Wexford.

    We meet at St Joseph’s at 7pm – 8.30 on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. €2 charge to pay for room hire. Tea / Coffee 50c, with free biscuit, usually chocolate 🙂


    • C.j.
      Mar 16, 2014 @ 23:59:10

      Hey just saw your add is that st Joseph new Ross ?


    • leanne
      Nov 06, 2014 @ 23:45:32

      Does this still be on?? And were is St. Josephs?


  18. sinead deegan
    Mar 10, 2014 @ 19:01:27

    Offering a discount to knitting/crochet groups contact Serendipity Knits Dunboyne


  19. cathriona
    Apr 13, 2014 @ 20:15:22

    Any knitting/crochet classes in Mayo? Am in north Mayo…would need to be taught from scratch!


    • Anne
      Oct 09, 2014 @ 22:26:55

      Not sure if this is an active thread, but I just moved to Mayo. Living in Foxford and working in Ballina.

      I would love if there is a knit group in the area


      • NIamh Hearns
        Jan 02, 2015 @ 19:20:38

        HI, I just saw your post, there is a lady with foxford connections who occasionally gives classes in the Miill, Anne Quinn I think…if you make contact with her, I am sure she can put you in touch with people in the area, I kind of am interested in a group too, but I am in Balla

      • Elaine Kelly
        Jan 05, 2015 @ 15:43:18

        I’m also looking for crochet classes in mayo , niamh hearns I’m in hollymount so if you know of any it would be a great help thanks

    • Martina Gray
      Jan 06, 2015 @ 21:14:01

      I would also like to join a knitting and crochet group in North Mayo area. Martina Gray


  20. FENIT
    Jul 09, 2014 @ 12:07:33



  21. Hannah
    Aug 03, 2014 @ 23:10:51

    Blarney Knitting and Crochet group starting up on 12th September 2014 at 19:30 in Blarney Golf Resort. €4 entrance towards room hire, tea, coffee and biscuits.

    All levels welcome, please see


  22. shproducers
    Nov 04, 2014 @ 10:52:33

    Hello, I hope you don’t mind me posting here, if you feel it inapropriate I understand the removal. We are organising a Yarn Festival in West Cork for 16th & 17th May 2015 we will mainly be running workshops for knitting crochet felting & spinning if anyone is interested we can be found on Facebook & Twitter @SheepsHeadYarn or at our blog

    Many thanks
    Sheep’s Head Yarn Festival


  23. Aoife
    Nov 11, 2014 @ 14:43:21

    Hello, does anyone know of any knitting groups on in North Dublin/ Baldoyle area?



  24. Dympna
    Jan 05, 2015 @ 16:28:25

    Anyone know of Crochet classes starting January 2015 in Sligo. I am a complete beginner! any info greatly appreciated! Dympna


  25. christine
    Jan 20, 2015 @ 16:58:42

    looking for groups or people that love crochet (addict) in Bandon area to meet up and have a cuppa learn from each other and swap patterns. etc.


  26. Mia
    Jan 23, 2015 @ 13:43:19

    I am in Aughavas Co. Leitrim and would love to join a knitting (or other creative) group. Are there any near me? C on Shannon is a bit far for me.


  27. Rachel
    Jan 28, 2015 @ 01:27:22

    Hi, can you list our knitting group? We’re in Carnaross, Co. Meath. (Between Kells Co. meath & Virginia Co. Cavan. We meet on Wednesday night at 8pm. We welcome anyone who likes to knit, crochet or do any sort of needle related craft. Thanks!
    Contact Rachel 086 1545565


  28. FENIT
    Feb 03, 2015 @ 12:47:18


    We are in Fenit, (Fenit Parish Centre) Co. Kerry and we have a small group (Fenit Craft Circle), the group meet every wednesday from 10 – 1pm. The group is very supportive of each other. They do knitting, Crochet, (learn from each other, swap patterns). “Visit with us lets have a cuppa and learn from each other”


  29. Michelle Cummins
    Feb 08, 2015 @ 20:09:39

    I was wondering if there is cross stitch courses happening i would like to learn please in sligo town anywhere


  30. aine ni oireachtaigh
    Feb 12, 2015 @ 17:43:27

    Any one interested in Crochet lessons in the offaly/Laois area.


    • Marjorie
      Mar 20, 2016 @ 06:18:04

      Yes I am in portarlington I would like to learn crochet


    • Siobhan
      Apr 03, 2016 @ 13:49:57

      I have the bare basics of crochet and would like to learn properly. Thanks


  31. m
    Mar 05, 2015 @ 13:14:36

    Wondering If any crochet classes in lecithin?


  32. m
    Mar 05, 2015 @ 13:15:44

    Wondering if any crochet classes in Leitrim?


  33. niamh
    Apr 17, 2015 @ 13:23:58

    hi I am looking for knitting groups in dublin 3/5 or the city centre apart from the run in the lovely decocraft shop on bachelors walk on Thursdays 6pm-8pm where you can treat yourself to a coffee/tea and free bikkies. Great fun!!!


  34. shirl
    Apr 19, 2015 @ 15:02:55

    Hi I am a beginner eagerly looking for knitting classes anywhere with in reasonable distance of Miltown Kerry thanks shirley would anyone know of any ?


  35. FENIT
    Apr 21, 2015 @ 09:46:31

    Hey Shirley, there is a group in Fenit (Fenit Craft Circle), and they meet every wednesday at the community centre, from 10-1pm. You are mostly welcomed.


  36. Mary
    Dec 04, 2015 @ 10:43:30

    Hi there , There is a (Knitting Circle ) that meet every Monday evening in Tourmakeady Hall , Co Mayo at 7:30.Tea and biscuits also.


  37. Annemarie
    Dec 21, 2015 @ 02:41:43

    Is there any class or course’s in Kilkenny city please and thanks


  38. Katherine Walsh
    Jan 24, 2016 @ 13:50:21

    There is a lovely informal group of crafters that meets in Tramore, Co. Waterford. Tuesday mornings 10.30 – 12.30 in “Mother of Pearl Cafe” on Railway Square.


    • Katherine Walsh
      Mar 10, 2017 @ 20:54:33

      The Tramore group now meets in the Garden Centre, Church Road, Tramore.


  39. Margaret Cullen
    Feb 12, 2016 @ 13:24:45

    Hi there, new Knitting and Crochet Group starting 15th March 2016, will meet every Tuesday 10 -12.30 pm,in ACCESS 2000, Community Education Project, 2 Green Street, Wexford, Co.Wexford. It is Free and all materials provided. Tea/Coffee and biscuits.

    For more info, please check our website or Facebook page


  40. Theresa Wood
    Mar 10, 2016 @ 11:06:41

    Hi Everyone – Team Hope are looking for volunteer knitters who would be willing to knit small bags, teddies and dolls to be used as “fillers” in our Christmas Shoebox Appeal for 2016. If you love knitting and are looking for a way to use up old wool and make a difference in a needy child’s life PLEASE contact me to find out more – we need knitters across the country so don’t be shy – I have lots of patterns and need to share them! Thank you in advance!


  41. Alice
    Apr 21, 2016 @ 19:11:45

    Hello! I will move to Ireland from the USA in June and would love to meet some new knitters. I will be in Clonmel, Co. Tipperary for a couple weeks, maybe you have some suggestions. Thank you 🙂


  42. Sarah McElhinney
    Apr 22, 2016 @ 20:48:50

    Knit and natter Dunmore Co. Galway meet in Seomra Eile , High St. every second Thursday 6.30 til 8.30


  43. Ann O'Sullivan
    Aug 11, 2016 @ 21:01:20

    Any knitting groups in the Rathmines/Rathgar area in Dublin?


    • Joan whelan
      Aug 22, 2016 @ 23:10:33

      I’m thinking of setting one up in Ballyfermot if that’s any use to you


  44. Joan whelan
    Aug 22, 2016 @ 23:08:55

    Hi all I’m in the Ballyfermot area and I’m thinking of setting up a crochet and loom boarding group/classes just asking is there any groups in the Ballyfermot area allready lets know if there is.


  45. Maura
    Aug 24, 2016 @ 12:49:04

    Is there still a group on Fenit? If so where and what time


  46. Susan
    Sep 15, 2016 @ 23:27:35

    Are there still crochet classes in Wilton Library in Cork?


  47. Rosarie McCarthy
    Sep 21, 2016 @ 15:02:55

    I would love to join a crochet class and learn how to crochet please


  48. Lisa Hudson
    Sep 28, 2016 @ 19:47:50

    Could do I get information on classes


  49. theresa igoe
    Oct 06, 2016 @ 13:29:20

    Knitting and crochet classes in Ard ri hotel tuam and Hickeys in galway weekly


  50. Alison Rankin
    Oct 21, 2016 @ 09:40:41

    Hi there, just wanted to let you know we are starting a knitting club in Hickey Fabrics, Cruises St, Limerick the first Saturday of every month from 2-4pm starting 5th Nov 2016. Suitable for all ages, everyone welcome, just bring your needles, show off your latest project, see what other people are working on and don’t worry if you are a complete beginner there will be plenty of people to help you out.


  51. Caroline Halligan
    Nov 05, 2016 @ 22:16:41

    Hi just wondering if you have a knitting class or club in cavan/belturbet area.


  52. Sinead Downey
    Feb 09, 2017 @ 22:17:17

    Hi. Just looking to see if anybody out there has some Aldi Kirkton House Cream Fleck Rustic Aran wool. Shade 025. Dye lot 2690. It’s for my mam. She needs it to finish some children’s jumpers.
    Thanks a million!


  53. Nicola Mullen
    Feb 16, 2017 @ 00:43:43

    Hi! I live in carrickmacross, co Monaghan and I’m just wondering if you might know of any evening knitting/crochet classes and groups near me? I can knit so it’s more a social class I would love to join if possible?
    Thanks in advance


    • Pauline hanratty
      Mar 19, 2017 @ 19:22:18

      Crochet Class running in Monaghan in St Joseph’s Pastoral Center on a Thursday night .look up “one stitch at a time “on Facebook for more information


  54. Judy
    Mar 02, 2017 @ 16:22:26

    Hi, We have a group in Balla, Co. Mayo for the past 3 years. All beginners at crochet who now have amazing work completed.


  55. Sarah o brien
    Mar 16, 2017 @ 08:26:55

    I would appreciate any classes updated in the Mayo Sligo area. As I would like to learn to knit. Thanks


    • Sharon Green
      Oct 04, 2017 @ 20:49:36

      Trying to get a group going in Claremorris, would that be to far for you?


  56. Keith Ryan
    Sep 01, 2017 @ 19:49:20

    Hello. I’m just wondering if there is still knitting classes going on in the Shannon/Limerick/Ennis area? I’m looking to learn.


  57. mary
    May 24, 2018 @ 16:16:22

    a limerick one for beginers


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