Winnies Blog

Christmas Opening Hours

We will be open over Christmas at the following times:-

Saturday 24th December 10 – 3.30
Thurs 29th – Sat 31st Dec 10 – 5.30

29th - 31st are the last few days of the Drops Alpaca sale in-store and online and we will also have our warehouse open…

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We’re hiring for our Wool Shop!

Winnie’s Craft Cafe – is the perfect combination of everything you love to eat and everything you love to knit - all under one roof!  We are open 6 days a week serving breakfast, lunch, teas and cakes for the hungry AND wool for the fibre-starved!
Currently we are…

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Craft in the Classroom

Here at Winnie’s we believe that the value of bringing craft into the classroom is undisputed and we would like to encourage as many people as possible to join in.

This summer, teachers will experience a unique and fun way to complete their summer course at the lovely Winnie’s…

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Promoting diverse talents in the workplace with Job Shadow Day 2015.

Winnie’s Craft Cafe is delighted to be participating in Job Shadow Day 2015.

Job Shadow Day (Wednesday 22nd April), organized by the Irish Association for Supported Employment (IASE), will see hundreds of people with disabilities take the opportunity to shadow a workplace mentor as he or she goes about a…

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New Year - New Skill!

Are you thinking of trying something fresh in the new year?  We have knitting, crochet and now felting courses starting in January.

For more information look here: http://store.winniethewoolwagon.com/store/department/61/Classes-and-Workshops/

Come along yourself or treat a friend - you will have fun!

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Merry Christmas to all our Customers!

We wish all our customers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Our Christmas opening hours:-

23rd - until 5.30 p.m.
24th - 9 - 3 p.m
25th - 28th - we are closed
29th - 31st - 10a.m. - 5.30 p.m.
1st -…

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A big thank you from Pat and his young friends in Malawi

Orla’s Dad Pat is back from Malawi and has been telling us that the children in the orphanage were all delighted with their hats!  They wore them proudly and got great excitement from receiving a present from Ireland.

Thank you to you all for your very generous knitting and crochet…

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Can you help Pat with a hat?

Orla, who works here in Winnie’s Craft Cafe has written the following appeal for hats.  If you can help we would be delighted.  It is a great way to use up the yarn left over from the ends of projects!

“The Billy Riordan Memorial Fund was set up by Mags…

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New for 2014 at Winnie’s Craft Café  Winnie’s Crochet Club!

You have asked, so here it is – Winnie’s Crochet Club is a social club for all who crochet – or would like to learn.

In the Café from 7 – 9 p.m. on Tuesday evenings.  Come along and bring your crochet or choose your project from the vast array…

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Jewel colours in Cotton

All our summer stocks are now starting to arrive and it is very cheering to see the bright colours.  Sirdar Cotton arrived today.  It is a new yarn for Sirdar.  100% cotton made in Turkey, it comes in a rainbow of colours.  Perfect for everything from summer tops to bouquets…

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