Archives for TIK Knits

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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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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Birds of a Feather Vlog with Jacqui

Do you have a favourite summer shawl? In today’s vlog, Jacqui is sharing one of the This is Knit team’s favourites. The Birds of a Feather shawl is designed by Andrea Mowry (aka Drea Renee Knits). You can find this pattern on Ravelry, or in Issue 2 of Laine magazine,
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Inse Sweater Vlog with Joy

In this video, we join Joy in the This is Knit shop in Powerscourt Townhouse as she introduces her Inse sweater as part of the Woollinn Make-Along. Come and join us on Ravelry as we chat about the make-along and help each other finish those projects. There’s plenty of help
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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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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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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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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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