Wool in School™ aims to increase awareness of Irish grown wool and its production and benefits within schools and other educational facilities across Ireland. "
Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue T.D. has welcomed the publication of the Wool Feasibility Report.
Wool what is it ? Where does it come from? Why is it so important ?
These are all questions that children ask when exploring wool. Where do you start?
We are all on a global quest to provide sustainable practices with wool playing a part in this important conversation.
Wool in School can help you bring back to children the importance of wool as a natural fibre and how COOL! wool really is.
Find out more about our Wool2Ewe Programme.
knitting Magic Together
knit -Stitch© is a very special knitting initiative bringing young children and older people together.
Kids will have fun learning to knit this beautiful bunting knitting together with beautiful results.
This is perfect for kids age six and over, helping them to master a crafty new skill with ease.
Knitting is a powerful social healer, we believe that knitting gives us a powerful reminder that for us to exist we need to keep that invisible thread between us strong. What better way than through knitting.
This double kit includes colourful Irish wool, needles, cotton bags and an easy to follow illustrated booklet for both adult and child.
Bring your imagination and creativity too!
Find out more below.
Wool in School ™ are delighted to introduce our Intergenerational knitting kit,
Knit-Stitch© is an initiative with Schools , people in the community and Nursing Homes in Ireland.
We invite residents from your nursing homes to come together with local schools or grandchildren through our knit- Stitch© initiative and knit a beautiful bunting pattern representing connection helping to regain a sense of community, creativity and connection for all involved. .