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Knit an Irish Aran Scarf from Irish Wool

About the event

During this workshop, you will learn how to craft a traditional Aran Knit scarf in the surroundings of a 19th century Georgian Dublin building. Using Irish wool yarn, sourced and spun in Co. Donegal, this experience is a fantastic introduction to both cable knitting techniques and traditional Irish design.

Aran cable knitting originated off the west coast of Ireland within the boundaries of its namesake home, the Aran Islands – a neat group of Gaeltacht isles nestled in the cold, restless waters of the Atlantic; their history long, rich and holding tight to an Irish-speaking status to this day. It is here that the ‘Aran Jumper’ hails from, this notable knitwear incorporating the very techniques this course will pass on to you.

 

Where is it taking place?

Ormond Quay Lower
Dubin 1, Dublin
D01

When is it taking place?

Events taking place on various days – please see booking link for more information.

Who is it suitable for?

Suitable for all skill levels

Accessibility

The location is on the third floor with only stair access.

Do you need to book?

Yes, booking is required. Book here.

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Disclaimer

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Event Details

Maker: Ryan Daniel Koenig

Starts: Aug 20 at 9:00 am

Ends: Aug 31

Discipline: Fashion Design

Location: Dublin

Type: Workshop

Price: 75 euro