Where to Buy Knitting Yarn in Cork City

A list of where to buy knitting yarn in Cork City. Some will even ship to your home if you’re visiting so you don’t have overweight luggage.

Smudge Yarns
http://smudgeyarns.com
Irish sheep wool processed and dyed on the same continent! Keeping the process and money local, Smudge Yarns creates richly-hued true Irish wools for spinning, knitting, and crochet. One of the few truly authentic Irish yarns available. Also on Etsy.

Vibes & Scribes Craft and Wool Shop
3 Bridge Street, Cork City, Co. Cork, Ireland
+353 (0)21 450 5370
http://www.vibesandscribes.ie/
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Cork Button Company
4 Popes Quay, Cork City Centre, Co. Cork, Ireland
+353 (0)21 450 2730
Hours: 10:00 to 17:00, Monday through Friday
http://www.corkbuttoncompany.ie/ or http://corkbuttoncompany.com
FourSquare (location on map)
Selling acrylic DK yarns only. Here is my blog post about it.

Irish Fairytale Yarns
http://irishfairytaleyarns.com
Hand-dyed in vibrant colorways that make you happy to knit even the biggest of projects. Sock yarn that actually holds up to use as a sock!
Used for the shawl in this blog post.

Life In The Long Grass
http://www.lifeinthelonggrass.com
+ 353 87 938 4319
LITLG Yarns, Mullenroe, Macroom, Co. Cork – An artisan hand-dyeing studio creating hand-dyed knitting yarn. To visit, get in touch first to arrange an appointment. To view or purchase our yarns and products check out online shop: www.lifeinthelonggrass.com.

Cork Wools
10/11 Market Parade (between English Market and Patrick Street), Cork City Centre, Co. Cork, Ireland
+353 (0)21-4274816

Hickey’s Fabrics
The Savoy Centre, St. Patrick’s Street, Cork City Centre, Co. Cork, Ireland
+353 (0)21-4277005
Corner devoted to knitting supplies. Good selection of mostly acrylic yarns. Lovely place and well-lighted. Like many retail chains, the staff are prompt about their closing time. So, don’t expect to rush in ten minutes before closing and leave with what you need unless you know exactly what it is, where it is, and how much you need. 

Cork Crafts
Paul Street Shopping Centre (same building as Tesco), Cork City Centre, Co. Cork, Ireland
Acrylic yarn selection for knitting as well as yarn, thread, and supplies for other needle crafts, such as needlepoint and such.

4 comments

  1. Irelandissocheek says:

    Ohhh thank you so much for this selection of shop! I just arrived in Ireland (Co Clare!) so I’ve bring some yarn from France but I start to search some yarn shop in Ireland, just in case 🙂
    I’ve to find in Galway it’s closer than Cork for me 🙂

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