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Up & Running

September 24 2008 – thisisknit

Phew! Thanks to everyone again for all their good wishes on our latest venture :) It was high time we posted some blog pics of the City Centre branch, now that we have been officially open for three days! There are still a few last minute finishing touches to be added, but we're very pleased with how it has turned out overall... Yarn Anyone? Lots of Hand Dyed Yarn! Plenty of Great Knitting Books! Oh yeah, and yarn... And yarn in a cup, why not? The opening hours of the Powerscourt Branch are: Monday to Saturday: 10am to 6pm (Closed for lunch from 2.15-2.45) Late Opening Thursdays until 8pm Please do come along to the Grand Opening Event which will be happening on the afternoon & evening of Friday 3rd of October. We hope to see lots of you there!



  • whoopsadaisy: September 16, 2020

    Oh wow, so many colours and variety. I must hurry with my knitting lessons so I can shop there :D

    It looks fab guys :)

  • LorLor: September 16, 2020

    Your shop looks sooooooooooooo good!
    I’m so looking forward to a trip to see you all.

  • This is Knit Blog · A knitter’s progress: September 16, 2020

    […] next big step after Blackrock was opening the first half of the Powerscourt Centre shop in September of 2008. Ten months later, we moved entirely into town (you can see the announcement […]

  • Karen Harper: September 16, 2020

    Well Done Ladies!
    Wishing you every success, I will post it on my blog immediately.

  • Roseanne: September 16, 2020

    Delighted that things are going so well in Blackrock and even more delighted that this means you’ll be right near me too! Good luck with the grand opening and enjoy!

  • Radegund: September 16, 2020

    I’m so delighted to read about your town branch! Town has been bereft of a good knitting supplies shop for too long! Meanwhile, I remain bereft of time to knit (waiting for the baby to grow old enough not to try to eat the needles…), but, well, there’s always stash acquisition to cheer me up :-)

  • WorstedKnitt: September 16, 2020

    Wowowow! How did I miss this! I might concider a trip to Ireland just to see this :)

  • Regina: September 16, 2020

    How exciting! I so rarely get a chance to go out to Blackrock but this is just down the way from me.. oh, the bank balance is looking dodgy already :D

  • Dee: September 16, 2020

    THis is brill news hooray a wool shop back in the city centre. Plan to call in lots and lots – my lunchtime retreat!
    Congratulations and Best of Luck with the shop.

  • Mary L: September 16, 2020

    Who can resist a display like this. I’ll definitely call in today – during my lunch break! Love the dotty cup/bowl of yarn – every office desk should have one :-).

  • Nic: September 16, 2020

    Yes, that Manos looks delicious! I hear you have Lamb’s Pride Bulky also. Yay. I’ll be in for some on the 3rd October I hope. Congratulations guys.

  • Anna: September 16, 2020

    Congratulations! Can’t wait to see the new shop (although I’m glad the Blackrock branch is still there, because it’s right next to my office).

  • Mendozy: September 16, 2020

    Oh, this is brilliant news, though probably not for my bank balance! I love the Blackrock store, but it’s hard for me to get to. Look forward to visiting soon.

  • Antje: September 16, 2020

    Wow….just…wow. Looks great, ladies! Very impressed. :)

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