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  • December 15 2011 – thisisknit

    We have a winner!

    We've been amazed at the creativity of the tree decorations we've received for our Christmas tree - actually, we were awfully glad we were drawing a winner at random, because it would have been near impossible to pick a winner otherwise. But we have a winner, and it's Ruth from Cork, who sent us that delightful little ornament, complete with...

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  • November 15 2011 – thisisknit

    Deck the tree!

    This year, we've got room for a Christmas tree! We're as excited as, well, a kid at Christmas about this, because it means that we get to decorate it! So we're having a Christmas Decoration Competition! To win a very special This Is Knit prize, drop a yarny decoration in to the shop before December 13th - each one will...

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  • November 04 2011 – thisisknit

    For a beautiful wedding

    Last March, we had the opportunity to admire a wonderful piece of knitted lace: the wedding lace that wittyknitty had made for her extremely lucky friend, C. Well, wittyknitty's done it again. She dropped in to the shop a couple of weeks ago to show us this wedding shawl, which she had just finished knitting for C's sister, M. This...

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  • August 12 2011 – thisisknit


    Baby blankets are usually made in pastel colours, but there's no reason why they shouldn't be bright and colourful. We were vividly reminded of this when Mary, one of our lovely customers, brought in her most recent blanket to show us. This is the Froggie Blanket from Robin Chacula's Baby Blueprint Crochet. It's made from Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran, so...

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