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2018 In Review

December in This is Knit is magical… with the lights from the Powerscourt Townhouse twinkling in the windows, to the smell of the freshly baked mince pies wafting in from the Pepper Pot. The festive cheer is really catching, so we’re in great spirits and I hope you are too.
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Getting “Set” for Christmas

We’ve been having an interesting discussion about Gift Knitting over on Instagram and Facebook this week. There’s been some great suggestions on how to manage the pressure of the season (for the avid gift knitters among you) and some valuable counsel about choosing your recipients wisely. How about you? Do
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December 2018 – Posting Dates & Holiday Hours

December seems to be flying by at breakneck speed this year and now it feels like Christmas is just around the corner. I’m sure you’re all looking forward to putting your feet up and indulging in some fibre crafting over the break. How many projects do you have planned? I
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Time for Tweed

The weather is really starting to bite here, so we’re very glad to have some toasty tweed garments to hand as preparation for our London adventures continues… We’ve just a small stand at Yarnporium – 2m x 2m – so I’m starting to stress a little about how to fit
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Bringing a Taste of Ireland to Yarnporium

It’s not long now until we hop on the plane to London! We’ve already sent 5 massive boxes of Irish goodies ahead of us to the venue and we’ll be fairly laden down with suitcases on Thursday too. Our focus for Yarnporium will be on some of the very best
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Eye catching Accessories at Yarnporium

    Yarn is absolutely our first love, but what exhibitor stand is complete without some fabulous accessories? We’ll be bringing along the Fringe Field Bag range *and* our exclusive Emerald Fibre Bag to Yarnporium this November. Fringe Field Bags At this is Knit we are a little picky about what we
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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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We are going to Yarnporium!

You have read that right folks. We are off to one of London’s finest yarn festivals, Yarnporium and we are bringing some fabulous goodies along too! Would you like to see what we will be bringing? Oh, you would? Are you sure? Great! Because over the next few weeks we will be
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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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We’re Hiring!

Would you like to work with us? Read on for details of two part-time flexible opportunities (one at our Dublin shop and one with the potential to work remotely). Shop Assistant (Part-Time, Seasonal) We are seeking a new seasonal staff member, for a part-time shop assistant role. Ideal candidates will
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