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  • May 14 2013 – thisisknit

    A combination made in heaven

    We've had this beautiful shawl on display in the shop for a little while, and it's attracting a huge amount of admiration. It's AoibheNí's Bel, the final shawl in her Legendary Shawls series (our Crochet-A-Long pattern, Venus, came from there too). Made with her signature Tunisian lace crochet technique, it's clever and charming. The yarn's Coolree Yarns Alpaca/Silk/Cashmere 4-ply, and...

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  • February 06 2013 – thisisknit


    Spring officially started on Friday last, and it's really beginning to feel like it. There's light in the sky after five, there's daffodil leaves poking insistently up from the soil, and we're starting to think of new season colours and yarns. So the timing of yesterday's delivery from Hedgehog Fibres couldn't have been better timed. It was a big box...

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  • November 06 2012 – thisisknit

    New and old

    One of the best things about the Autumn/Winter season here at This Is Knit is discovering how well the new yarns work with well-loved existing patterns. So imagine how delighted we were to make this connection: our Glenties möbius cowl and brand-new Mirasol Api. We've added a few stitches to the pattern (it's free with the purchase of the yarn)...

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  • May 03 2012 – thisisknit

    Hey, Teach!

    Are you passionate about fibre crafts and enthusiastic about sharing your skills with others? Here at This is Knit we're on the lookout for new teachers and workshop leaders to host classes with us this coming Autumn/Winter. If you'd like to join us then please contact us with the following details: Which crafts would you like to teach? How would...

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