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This is Knit Vlog – Let’s Talk Tools

In this episode, Jacqui takes us through the needles and hooks in This is Knit. From straight needles and circular to different types of crochet hooks, Jacqui gives us a brief overview of the differences of each type. We know that the choice of needles and hooks when you start
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Introducing Iconic Textiles by Deborah Toner

We are very excited to introduce these exquisite pieces by Deborah Toner to our product line up for Woollinn 2019. We have worked closely with Deborah to create some beautiful custom pieces, featuring iconic Dublin landmarks. Belfast based designer Deborah Toner has a background in Architecture. She uses her architectural
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Introducing Mahliqa at Woollinn!

We have fallen head over heels in love with the exquisite Mahliqa Wire Earrings that we are bringing to Woollinn. Each of these earrings is lovingly hand made by Suraya of Mahliqa, using Townhouse Yarns Fade St 4ply in the Dubh Linn colourway. We’ve had the pleasure of getting to
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Woollinn Sneak Peak – Sherborne Sock

We know that you are all excited to find out what we have in store for you at Woollinn this year and I can tell you that you that there are treats and treasures a-plenty at our stand! Over the next few weeks, I’ll be popping in to show you
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Looking Back on an Afternoon with Carol Feller

Recently This is Knit hosted Irish knitwear designer, Carol Feller for an afternoon of knitting and chatting about pattern design and her latest yarn Nua Worsted. Carol started off by introducing us all to Nua Worsted and it’s fabulous colourways and new colour palette. The choices range from deep greens
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Morning Sky Vlog with Jacqui

In this vlog, Jacqui takes us through the beautiful Morning Sky pattern by Heidi Kirrmaier in the gorgeous Erika Knight Studio Linen. We are trying to plan our Woollinn handknits and as it’s fast approaching we are taking a look back over what was on our needles this time last
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An Organic Yarn for the Warmer Months

The Danish brand CaMaRose has been making quite a splash in the yarn world over the past number of years. Founder Trine Berstelsen began her fibre industry career as a knitting pattern designer, before launching her own yarn range in 2010. You can see Trine’s keen eye for colour in
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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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Echoes of Heather and Stone

  Join Carol Feller for the exclusive launch of her new book: Echoes of Heather and Stone here at This is Knit.    This Saturday sees Irish designer Carol Feller return to This is Knit to launch her latest book Echoes of Heather and Stone and we are very excited about the
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Too Much Yarn? Accessories for the chronically over-stashed…

We’ve heard it said that it’s possible to have too much yarn. That perhaps there can come a time when a fibre-enthusiast finds themselves at a Yarn Festival but they absolutely do not need another skein to take home.  We don’t subscribe to such theories at all, of course. But…
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