Archives for TIK Knits

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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Townhouse Yarns at Yarnporium

In today’s post we’ll be wrapping up our series of Yarnporium previews with a closer look at some Townhouse Yarns projects that we’ll be highlighting at the Show. If you missed any of our earlier posts then you can catch up with all the Yarnporium news right here. Birds of
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The Pointe Shawl by Julie Knits in Paris

In our last post, we mentioned that we are busy getting ready for Yarnporium and today we’re ready to reveal the first of the fabulous yarn kits that will be available at our stand in London.     This is the beautiful Pointe Shawl by Julie Knits in Paris ,
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Sample Knits in Darnie

[Edit: Darnie is now available in our shop and online here.] There’s a lot of buzz happening around the launch of the new fingering weight tweed from Studio Donegal this Friday! We’ll be the first to have “Darnie” on sale in Ireland, but some of our lucky friends have already
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Fun Size Bundles of Cashmere!

We’ll be adding these wonderful splashes of colour to our stand at Woollinn next week – aren’t these just the cheeriest of fibre treasures?  They are Lux Adorna’s Fun Size Bundles of Sport Weight Cashmere and we will have 8 fabulous colour combinations to share with you all. Each bundle
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