Dublin

Here are a list of all the knitting groups that meet in Dublin. I have taken most of this information from the excellent site, the Dublin Knit Collective:

MONDAYS

City Centre, Dublin 2:
A weekly knit night at knitting group meets in The Cafe at the Twisted Pepper which during the day and now up to 7pm is home to 3FE or ‘Third Floor Espresso’ run by Colin Harmon, who is a lovely bloke and makes the best coffee. The venue is on Middle Abbey St – where the luas goes between Jervis and Abbey street. It’s opposite the Arnotts entrance with the cafe, and a couple of doors along from the Epicurean Food Hall.

Next meet up: TBA

Malahide
An open group of knitters and other stitchers (crochet, cross-stitch, patchwork, etc.) meet every Monday at the Malahide Library from 7-8 pm. Library is located on Main St. in Malahide, opposite the SuperValu, beside the petrol station. Come with a project or just for a chat. They are usually upstairs in the meeting room or could be in the comfy chairs in the lobby if the meeting room is double booked.

TUESDAYS

Blanchardstown, Dublin 15:
This knitting group meets in Starbucks beside the Leisureplex from 19:00 to 21:00. All are welcome! This is the group that I attend. Contact me at knitincATgmailDOTcom if you want more info.

City Centre, Dublin 2:
A group meet every Tuesday from 6pm to 8pm in Accents Tea & Coffee Lounge on Lower Stephens Street.

Rathmines, Dublin 6:
The Knitter’s Night Out meet in Café Moda, 192 Lower Rathmines Road, Rathmines on Tuesday evenings from 19:00.  You’ll find the knitters straight through the cafe on the lower level.

Rathmines, Dublin 6
A new group meet on Tuesday mornings in Café Kylemore in the Swan Centre from 10 to 12.

City Centre, Dublin 2:
The Knitty Woolly Fun Time group meet on the first and third Tuesday of the month from 7pm at The Dark Horse Inn, 1 Georges Quay, Dublin 2.

Monkstown, Co Dublin
A group meets in Goggins Inn, Monkstown on Tuesday evenings from 6 – 9pm.

Rush, Co Dublin
A group meets in Rush library. The library is beside the Millbank Theatre on Chapel Green and the library’s number is 870 8414 – all welcome

Clondalkin
A group meets every second Tuesday (Jan 11th) at 8 pm, in the lobby of the Green Isle Hotel.

WEDNESDAYS

Phoenix Park, Dublin 7:
A group is meeting in the visitors centre in the Phoenix park every Wednesday morning at 11am. See here for more details.
City Centre, Dublin 2:
This weekday morning knitting group meet in the balcony area of Powerscourt Townhouse Centre (right next to This Is Knit) on Wednesdays from 10:30 to 13:00.

City Centre, Dublin 2:
A Stitch & Bitch group that get together in The Exchange Dublin, on Wednesdays from 17:00 to 19:00. Knitters of all abilities! Exchanging skills and ideas.

City Centre, Dublin 8:
This eclectic group of knitters meet Wednesdays from 18:30 until 21:00 at Lord Edward Pub across from Christchurch Cathedral. Look for the entrance to the pub beside Leo Burdocks (on the corner); and up the stairs. The address is 23 Christchurch Place.

Blackrock, Co. Dublin
Winnie’s Craft Cafe will be hosting a weekly knit night beginning Wednesday 9th March from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Bring along your latest projects. The cafe will be open until 7.30 so you can get coffee or tea or even some dinner if you are on your way home from work.

Walkinstown, Dublin 12
A new group is meeting every Wednesday from 6.30pm in the cosy, relaxed atmosphere of The Walkinstown Library, Percy French Road. All are welcome, including kids.

THURSDAYS

Inchicore, Dublin 8:

A group meets every Thursday at 3pm, in Inchicore library. See here for more details.

City Centre, Dublin 2:
This weeknight knitting group meet in the Brooks Hotel, on Drury Street anytime after 18:30. You’ll find the knitters sitting at a few of the tables by the window.

Swords, Co. Dublin:
The Swords Group meet in the Premier Inn Hotel in Airside Retail Park from 19:30.

Just a note to anyone thinking of joining us in the Swords group on Tuesdays we’re not too punctual so while 19:30 is the official start time you’re more likely to see us by eight! We generally knit on until 21:30 or so…

FRIDAYS

City Centre, Dublin 1:
The Fibre Fun Friday is a fortnightly knitting, crochet, and anything that’s fibre group that meet at the Tea Garden from 18:30.

SATURDAYS

City Centre, Dublin 2:
The Dublin City Centre Stitch n Bitch meet every second Saturday, from 12:00 to 14:00 in Accents Tea & Coffee Lounge on Lower Stephens Street.

Clondalkin, Dublin 22:
The Craft group meets in the Clondalkin Library on Monastery Road from 10:00 onwards. It is not strictly knitting as there have been a number of different crafts on the go so far including crochet, painting, quilting & scrapbooking. Meet ups are on the 2nd & 4th Saturday of each month.

Tyrrelstown, Dublin 15:
Meet every Saturday morning at 11:00 in the Park Plaza Hotel, Tyrrelstown

SUNDAYS

City Centre, Dublin 8:
Join Rosemary, a.k.a. The Constant Knitter, for some knitting, tea & cake, and retail therapy on the third Sunday of each month.

Dublin Spinning Group
On the last Sunday of every month, Dublin Spinners meet on the balcony of the Powerscourt Centre beside This Is Knit for spinning & fun from midday.
Contact This Is Knit for more details.

49 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Naomi
    Apr 17, 2012 @ 00:12:46

    Thank you so much for this information, been looking for ages to find something like this.. 🙂

    Reply

  2. Edel
    May 09, 2012 @ 16:15:37

    Does the blanchardstown group still meet up on a Tuesday?

    Reply

  3. susan corrigan
    Jun 20, 2012 @ 15:34:26

    I am interested to learn knit and crochet.
    i live in Goatstown Dublin 14.
    When start oe beginners class and nearest area ti Dublin 14?
    Sue

    Reply

  4. Jeab McGuire
    Jun 25, 2012 @ 20:09:23

    I have been thinking of joining a knitting group for some time and would be interested in the Blackrock branch on Wed as i live in Leopardstown but would like to fine out a bit more about it. I havent been knitting for a long time and
    dont have a project to bring along!!! dont exactly know what you mean by project. Maybe you could give me a little more information. Thanks Jean x
    Im not a professional knitter so no point in me joining if thats the case.

    Reply

  5. Jean McGuire
    Jun 25, 2012 @ 20:12:24

    Hope to hear from you

    Reply

  6. laurettedunne
    Jul 10, 2012 @ 16:38:23

    is there any crochet classes in tallaght

    Reply

    • Breda Flood
      Mar 05, 2014 @ 20:57:42

      I think Tallaght Library have evening classes

      Reply

  7. Rita
    Oct 12, 2012 @ 17:36:42

    Any crochet group or class in the kildare or Carlow area

    Reply

  8. bairbre
    Oct 17, 2012 @ 11:15:45

    Any knitting clubs in North county Dublin in the daytime???

    Reply

  9. Rachel
    Oct 18, 2012 @ 13:26:39

    Hi, are there are beginners crochet classes in the evening in the rathfarnham/knocklyon area?

    Reply

  10. Sharon Mooney
    Nov 07, 2012 @ 20:36:57

    Are these classes for beginners also ????

    Reply

  11. Breda Power
    Nov 15, 2012 @ 17:45:48

    I have tried to locate something like this,something to do. I can knit- badly..any one know of patchwork groups in Dublin

    Reply

  12. Fiona Ryan
    Feb 20, 2013 @ 14:27:16

    Hello fellow knitters,

    I am looking for knitters, both beginners and experienced, to particiapte in costume making for the St. Patricks Day Festival. The idea behind this project is that we would like to get as many knitters as possible to knit a piece of patchwork each (wool will be provided), that will then be put together to make 4 capes which will be worn in the parade.
    I am arranging a knitting day for the 2nd of March from 10 am – 2pm and would love as many people as possible to come along.
    if you think you would be interested in this please contact me at CityFusion@stpatricksfestival.ie

    Look forward to hearing from you,
    Fiona Ryan

    Reply

    • Vicki
      Mar 04, 2013 @ 15:19:22

      Ohhh, I saw it late. Is there another appointment for this? I would be interested to participate…

      Reply

      • Breda Flood
        Mar 05, 2014 @ 20:54:38

        Found this late;would love to help out .If anymore hands needed in the future I leave my e mail address for contact

  13. Ning
    Feb 20, 2013 @ 18:17:23

    I’m in.

    Reply

  14. Rachel
    Mar 17, 2013 @ 22:50:56

    Hi, This is a great site. May I say that It would be even better if there were more Contact numbers for the above groups so that that people could text them to see if the meeting is on before they go, or at least an email address. Some of the meetings are only on every second week and I wouldn’t want to turn up on the week they’re not there. Thanks, Rachel

    Reply

  15. Marcella
    Jun 26, 2013 @ 15:03:43

    Hi there are the groups at Malahide or Swords still alive? I would like to learn crochet and I think to meet people is a good idea!

    Reply

  16. agnese
    Aug 28, 2013 @ 15:17:14

    Hi,
    Is the group in Blanchardstown Starbucks still running? Is there a fee to join the group?

    Reply

  17. Carrie
    Sep 03, 2013 @ 23:08:20

    Hi, how do we add our classes. We are a wool shop in Donnycarney The Knitting Room and we run a number of classes in Knitting, Crochet and other crafts. Can you please advise. Carrie Kavanagh

    Reply

  18. Collette kelly
    Oct 08, 2013 @ 13:16:12

    I live in Lucan & would like to attend some afternoon or evening classes.
    I am interested in learning crochet.

    Look forward to hearing from you,
    Regards,
    Collette

    Reply

    • nicola
      Feb 18, 2014 @ 14:24:12

      Hi collette, I live in lucan also and and was wondering if you got involved in any evening classes, because im very interested myself. Thanks Nicola

      Reply

  19. Angela
    Oct 15, 2013 @ 11:38:54

    Hi All, I’m also looking for patchwork groups in south co. Dublin, I make patchwork quilts & various other things, I’d love to team up with other crafters for Fairs/markets & to share ideas with, in reply to Breda Power I havn’t been able to find any either, hope to hear from you,
    Regards Angela

    Reply

  20. gabbysitshere
    Oct 15, 2013 @ 15:16:02

    Just want to let you know that the Churchtown Yarn Craft Group meet in the Glenside pub every Monday night from 8pm. All are welcome to come along. Venue details are available here:
    http://dublin.ratemyarea.com/places/glenside-pub-23103

    and we have a group page on Ravelry which we update each week
    http://www.ravelry.com/groups/churchtown-yarn-crafts-group

    Reply

  21. Angela
    Oct 18, 2013 @ 10:50:49

    Thank you Gabbysitshere for your reply, Is it just knitters or are there any sewist ?, while I love to knit as well my main craft is patchwork quilts.

    Reply

  22. Miriam R
    Nov 11, 2013 @ 19:03:38

    Are visiting guests welcome? I hope to be in Dublin next July!

    Reply

  23. ethnalee
    Apr 09, 2014 @ 00:18:40

    Love to learn crocha but don’t now wear their a group class starting please help

    Reply

    • Jan
      May 23, 2014 @ 17:48:37

      ‘This is stitch’ shop in Powerscourt Town House run beginners crochet classes. Happen to have phone no right in front of me, its 016709981

      Reply

  24. Carmel Hayde
    May 05, 2014 @ 13:30:57

    Would like to hear of any cross stitch classes in Dublin.

    Carmel

    Reply

    • Elisabet
      Jul 21, 2015 @ 10:31:52

      Hi Carmel… Just wondering whether you suceed in finding any cross stitch courses? I am also interested. Thank you. Elisabet

      Reply

  25. Orlaith Carroll
    Aug 15, 2014 @ 07:57:29

    Are there beginners crochet classes on south side during the day.

    Reply

  26. Noelle Quigley Buckley
    Sep 28, 2014 @ 10:10:15

    Any morning classes in swords or Malahide please?

    Reply

  27. Karon
    Sep 30, 2014 @ 18:44:50

    Hi I have 7yr old daughter am woundering would you know of any kids knitting classes as she would love to learn thanks

    Reply

    • Aine
      Feb 16, 2015 @ 16:10:08

      Hi Karen, Knit Wits run knitting classes for kids on a Monday afternoon. Next 6 week course begins next Monday 23rd Feb. Check out http://www.knitwits.ie or phone 2967634.

      Reply

  28. Joanne Galko
    Oct 07, 2014 @ 05:02:43

    Where is the best place to go to learn about and how to knit celtic knots?

    Reply

    • ann
      Sep 30, 2015 @ 21:51:42

      I teach & could show you.

      Reply

  29. Louise
    Oct 15, 2014 @ 11:05:19

    How can I contact the Tuesday Monkstown group?

    Reply

  30. jean
    Jan 19, 2015 @ 15:08:38

    I am interested in the knitting class in the green isle on Tuesday. Can you advise the cost please

    Reply

  31. Kathleen Murphy
    Mar 11, 2015 @ 18:25:24

    Could you please help. I am trying to source King Cole Shine Double Knitting Wool. Do you know of any stockist in the Republic of Ireland that stock this yarn. Thank you.

    Reply

    • ann
      Sep 30, 2015 @ 21:47:03

      yes, Springwools, Address: The Old Sawmills, Ballymount Rd Lower, Walkinstown, Co. Dublin, Ireland
      Phone:+353 1 450 9134

      Reply

  32. Irina Vasilica
    Jul 23, 2015 @ 13:32:22

    Hi,
    is this group still on?
    City Centre, Dublin 2:
    A group meet every Tuesday from 6pm to 8pm in Accents Tea & Coffee Lounge on Lower Stephens Street.
    who can i contact?
    Many Thanks!

    Reply

  33. Ger
    Sep 18, 2015 @ 14:37:10

    Id like to know how to crochet but can’t get to any classes cos I can’t get babysitters. Was wondering if any1 would like to teach me private lesson in my home I’d pay by the hour.

    Reply

    • ann
      Sep 30, 2015 @ 21:35:36

      Ger, what area are you in ?
      I could teach you the basics of crochet.

      Reply

      • Geraldine
        Nov 10, 2015 @ 20:20:39

        im in the Ballyfermot area

  34. ann
    Sep 30, 2015 @ 21:57:26

    I used to teach knitting, anyone interested, I can start up again. ???

    Reply

  35. Ann Jones
    Oct 26, 2015 @ 20:45:57

    Is the knitting group still meeting in Conways Pub in Blackrock?

    Reply

  36. Marie
    Jan 02, 2016 @ 19:08:02

    Hello,
    Does the knitting group still meet in the library of Malahide on Mondays?
    I would like to learn!
    Thanks

    Reply

  37. Linda Bishop
    Mar 31, 2016 @ 15:46:24

    I will be visiting Dublin 1/11/2017 – 1/21/2017. Is most of this information current? If not, is there a new location besides Ravelry? Thanks.

    Reply

  38. Sandra O'Connor
    Jun 27, 2016 @ 10:13:14

    Hello, I’m looking for someone to test some crochet patterns. Would you know where I can find some experienced people to do children’s patterns?

    Reply

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