Knitting with Irish Yarn

Fashion experience
Hosted by Liadain
The host of this experience
4 hours total
Snacks, Drinks and Equipment
Offered in English
Prices may vary depending on the date you select.
About your host, Liadain
Liadain Aiken is a native of Co. Louth, where she spent her childhood and developed her love of knitting. It was a skill passed from mother to daughter with Liadain eagerly embracing it at an early age. After a meandering road of creativity, Liadain returned to knitting, learning to use hand-driven machines. She started making products in 2014 slowly growing the craft to become her full-time job.
What we’ll do
We will gather in my studio overlooking the river Liffey. I will share my story and the story behind the making of Donegal Yarns. Then will begin by giving you a demonstration in machine knitting. You will then each have a knitting machine to knit your scarf on. You can pick the yarn for your scarf from over 30 colours and we'll get knitting. It's a very simple pattern to knit, you will learn eac…
What I’ll provide
Tea and Synerchi Kombucha 󲀃
Let me know if you are Dairy Free

All Yarn provided 󳀁
Yarn is Merino that is hand-spun and dyed in Donegal. There will be one knitting machine per person.

Irish Chocolate & snacks 󴀁
Let me know of any dietary requirements.
Bring a camera to take photos to prove you knit your amazing scarf! Please contact me if you have a specific date in mind for an experience and I will try to accommodate you.
Where we’ll be
We will be in my shared studio on Arran Quay near Smithfield in Dublin 7. It is bright, sometimes sunny and overlooks the river Liffey. It's near the Luas and many bus stops, and walking distance from the city centre.
Knitting with Irish Yarn
Hosted by Liadain
£86 per person