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2019 – Look What You Made Me Do

Did anyone else feel like 2019 was a total whirlwind? I can’t quite believe that – not only is the year coming to an end – but the decade is too! Way back in 2011 is when we moved into the shop’s current home in Powerscourt Townhouse and since then
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Luxury Knitting Kits for Hand Dyed Yarn Addicts

In the final Vlog of our Holiday Gift Idea series, Jacqui shares a few extra-special kits for intermediate to experienced knitters. First up is the Osprey Shawl Kit, featuring a stunning shawl design by Louisa Harding of Yarntelier. The shawl uses one ball of luxury Pure Cashmere Lace and one
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Feederbrook Farm Entropy DK

Today Joy and Jacqui are showing us the gorgeous Feederbrook Farm Entropy DK which is now available in store and on line. ABOUT FEEDERBROOK FARM: Located in northern Baltimore County, Maryland Feederbrook Farm was bought in 1970 by Jan and Michael Van Bibber as a fixer-upper. They worked tirelessly to
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Hide and Hammer Bags

Jacqui has a real treat in todays vlog – This is Knit is stocking Hide and Hammer’s 03 Bags.   We’ve all been big fans of Nu’s bags since we saw them at Woollinn and so were delighted to be able to offer them in store. Available in 3 colours
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Crochet Hook and Knitting Needle Sets

Today’s blog features Jacqui who is taking a look at the wide selection of crochet hook and knitting needle sets available in the shop and via the website.   First up is the new Ginger Range from KnitPro. Available Straight and Deluxe Interchangeable Needles as well as an Afghan/Tunisian Hook
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3 Gift Kits for Beginner Knitters

Today we have Lisa on the vlog and she is looking at 3 Gift Kits perfect for the beginner knitter in your life (or even as treat for yourself if you have been thinking about giving knitting a try!) First up is the No. 1 most popular kit which is
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Cosy Knits Launch Round Up

If you couldn’t be with us here in This is Knit last Saturday for the Cosy Knits Launch with designers Carol Feller, Jimenez Joseph and Eimear Early then this post should help you out with FOMO. For a quick round-up of the day you can watch our vlog by Lisa
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Join Us For An Afternoon Of Cosy Knits With Carol Feller

Join Carol Feller and Special Guests on Saturday, October 12th from 2pm to 3.30pm, for an afternoon gathering amid the beautiful surroundings of the Powerscourt Centre, here at This is Knit. [Edit: The first session sold out lightning fast, so we’ve added a second slot with Carol – from 4pm to 5.30pm.] We would
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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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