Nua Worsted Yarn Launch with Carol Feller

It’s been too long since we have had a get-together here in This is Knit, so we’re delighted to announce that we will be hosting Carol Feller on Sunday 12th May from 1pm to 3pm, as we feature her latest yarn: Nua Worsted. We would like to invite you to
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A Special Pale Fire Sock in Clarendon Sock.

Have you ever seen a sock pattern that you fall in love with instantly? I’m talking about the type of pattern that can convert a non-sock knitter to cast on their first pair of socks? When this pattern by Ailbíona MacLochlainn (A.K.A. LB Handknits) popped up a few weeks back
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Aran Knitting: History, Tradition, Fashion

I took a whirlwind trip down to Cork yesterday, as the lovely people at RTE’s Today Show asked me to join them for a chat about the history of Aran Knitting and, more specifically, about the wonderful new book by Vawn Corrigan on this topic. It was an absolute pleasure
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A hand-knitted baby cardigan to treasure

Sometimes the heart wants what the heart wants. Collectively there are seven small children in the lives of our team members here at This is Knit – so we’re well versed in the wonders of superwash wool when it comes to knits for small humans – but… Sometimes you want
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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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