Pick Up Your Needles at Rathwood

We now take bookings for our popular one day workshop on October 4th at the attractive venue of Rathwood.


Learn to Knit, Crochet, Felt or Spin your own yarn
or refresh your skill

1 Day Workshop @ €55
Sunday October 4th
All materials included.
Full payment taken upon booking.
Venue: Rathwood, Rath, Tullow, Co Carlow

Tuition will be given in:

Knitting: Learn to knit and improve your skills. Beginners will learn the basics of knitting and start a project to work on at home. Improvers will learn to design a project, work on finishing techniques or learn cable and lace stitches. You can also bring along any knitting project that you would like assistance with.
Tutor: Stephanie Kennedy

Crochet: Learn to crochet or improve your skills. Beginners will learn the basics of crochet and start a project to work on at home. Learn simple chain stitch, double/treble crochet, increase, decrease and crochet embellishment. The class is aimed at beginners and those who are refreshing their skills.
Tutor: Irene Lundgaard

Wet Felting: This course is ideal for people wishing to learn the basics of wet felting. A variety of materials will be provided and participants will complete a project such flat felting or making a simple bowl. This is ideal for learning the basics of wet felting and improving skills. Please bring a large towel too and a small bamboo blind or a sushi mat if you have one!
Tutor: Nicola Brown

Spin Your Own Yarn: Spinning on the spindle for beginners. A couple of places for intermediate spinning-wheel spinners available, to practice various types of yarn making. Participants will be given the opportunity to create their own unique yarn which they can knit or crochet. All welcome to bring their own spindles and or wheels.
Tutor: Catherine Cronin

The price for tuition and materials is €55. Lunch is available in the Restaurant at Rathwood.

Bookings at Please specify the craft that you are interested in on booking.

Payment in full will be required upon booking.
We need a minimum of 15 participants.

Come along and enjoy the warmth of woolly fibres!