Archives for Classes

Introducing: “The Stitch Sessions”

Starting September 2018: Join Colette and Anne for the Stitch Sessions at This is Knit. The sessions will be happening roughly every fortnight on Saturday mornings from 11am to 1pm.  These get-togethers are designed with your needs in mind, so you can : Learn something new, Get help with a
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In the company of colour… a workshop with Felicity Ford

Just a short 10 days ago we were thrilled to welcome a maestro of stranded colour work to This is Knit. Felicity Ford (aka Knitsonik) led an enthusiastic group of keen knitters and budding designers on a day-long adventure in yarn. Our very own Eimear was part of that group
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The Fuerte Cowl

Oh the knitted cowl! What better template for trying out new stitch patterns, new techniques AND new yarns?  In the run up to Christmas our Soul Warmer Kit proved so popular for these very reasons and so, as the New Year begins, we thought we’d bring you another tempting cowl.
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The Este Top

Today I’m handing the reins over to Jacqui again, as she tells us a little more about the Este Top that she knit last summer. The pictures have me dreaming of warmer weather but, in the right shade, this top could work very well as festive-season knit.  Think deep reds
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Quotidian Colourwork with Felicity Ford

Join Felicity Ford on Saturday the 3rd of February 2018 for a Full Day Workshop on creating your own stranded colourwork patterns! Tell me more.. In this workshop you will learn how to creatively translate the everyday things you love into stranded colourwork using the KNITSONIK system. Bring along a
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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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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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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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Playful Workshops for the Creative Community

You may have already heard that Kate O’Sullivan from “A Playful Day” is coming to This is Knit in May. Her workshops are now open for booking and, in today’s blog, we’re sharing a little background as to why that makes us very excited indeed! If you’d just like to
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