Unwrap a New Skill this Christmas

This week, as the year draws to a close, we’ve been taking a little walk down memory lane. You can read our full 2018 Year in Review here , where we’ve been reflecting on a year of amazing firsts, and expressing our gratitude for the company of  so many wonderful people along the way.
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2018 In Review

December in This is Knit is magical… with the lights from the Powerscourt Townhouse twinkling in the windows, to the smell of the freshly baked mince pies wafting in from the Pepper Pot. The festive cheer is really catching, so we’re in great spirits and I hope you are too.
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Getting “Set” for Christmas

We’ve been having an interesting discussion about Gift Knitting over on Instagram and Facebook this week. There’s been some great suggestions on how to manage the pressure of the season (for the avid gift knitters among you) and some valuable counsel about choosing your recipients wisely. How about you? Do
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Three for Under your Tree

Buying for the fibre crafter in your life and don’t know where to start? How about one of these three great gifts for under the tree this year..? The “Holiday Hank” Field Bag   The Jen Hewett signature hank print has been re-cast in off-white ink on toffee canvas, creating
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December 2018 – Posting Dates & Holiday Hours

December seems to be flying by at breakneck speed this year and now it feels like Christmas is just around the corner. I’m sure you’re all looking forward to putting your feet up and indulging in some fibre crafting over the break. How many projects do you have planned? I
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Branches and Buds Sweater

  It’s that time of year where you want to start knitting garments again and you may even be planning on something extra-special for the season ahead. We had been thinking the same and we found one of the most beautiful garment patterns over on Ravelry. Introducing the Branches and
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Townhouse Yarns at Yarnporium

In today’s post we’ll be wrapping up our series of Yarnporium previews with a closer look at some Townhouse Yarns projects that we’ll be highlighting at the Show. If you missed any of our earlier posts then you can catch up with all the Yarnporium news right here. Birds of
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Time for Tweed

The weather is really starting to bite here, so we’re very glad to have some toasty tweed garments to hand as preparation for our London adventures continues… We’ve just a small stand at Yarnporium – 2m x 2m – so I’m starting to stress a little about how to fit
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Bringing a Taste of Ireland to Yarnporium

It’s not long now until we hop on the plane to London! We’ve already sent 5 massive boxes of Irish goodies ahead of us to the venue and we’ll be fairly laden down with suitcases on Thursday too. Our focus for Yarnporium will be on some of the very best
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Eye catching Accessories at Yarnporium

    Yarn is absolutely our first love, but what exhibitor stand is complete without some fabulous accessories? We’ll be bringing along the Fringe Field Bag range *and* our exclusive Emerald Fibre Bag to Yarnporium this November. Fringe Field Bags At this is Knit we are a little picky about what we
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