New Knitting and Crochet Sessions

Many of you have been eagerly awaiting our new class line up, and we’re delighted to say that our new Knitting and Crochet Sessions are now open for booking. Our classes are all run by friendly, experienced teachers, who are eager to share their knowledge and their love of these
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The Letesknits Trunk Show

We’re always honoured when a big name designer accepts an invitation to come to Dublin, and often even more so when they decide to make a return trip. Justyna Lorkowska insists she doesn’t think of herself as a “big name”, but when Malabrigo are knocking on your door for patterns
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Let’s Talk Tension

“My tension is terrible.” It’s a phrase we hear in the shop a lot.  Too much, actually, because so often it is based on a simple misunderstanding. There are two main reasons people tend to feel this statement applies to them, and I’d like to tackle one of them today. 
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Playing Catch Up

It’s been a blur. These past few weeks have whizzed by in a whirlwind of special guests, trunk shows and visiting tour groups. But don’t worry! There has been a stolen pockets of knitting in scarce moments in between! The “uninitiated” might assume that, for knitters, these summer months are
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Tsumuzikaze & The Fibre Co Yarn Tasting

We all know that moment.  It might happen when you are idly browsing Ravelry and the design jumps out at you. Or when you bump in to someone at a knitting event. Or even when you spot a random someone on the street.  They’re wearing a handknit and you simply
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Wrapping Up a Weekend of Shawls with Melanie Berg

We had a truly wonderful weekend earlier this month with Melanie Berg’s fabulous trio of shawl workshops.  Knitters from far and wide came to learn more about Shawl Construction, Colourwork Shawls and Mosaic Knitting.  Over the course of both days the students around Melanie’s table were simply blown away by
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The Edinburgh Yarn Festival

The knitting internet has been abuzz with reports from the Edinburgh Yarn Festival these past two weeks. You may well already have read about the amazing atmosphere, the inspiring classes and the wonderful products on offer.  But we just had to add our own voices to the chiming chorus of
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Top Tips from the KAL Cast On

We had a fantastic afternoon in the shop on Saturday, when we officially kicked off our Spring KAL with a bunch of lovely knitters and a healthy dose of sugar and caffeine! For many of us swatching was the order of the day, and there was some cajoling, coaxing and
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