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December 18 2013 – thisisknit
New Customer Loyalty Programme
Santa may not have visited just yet but we're already looking ahead to the New Year... As it's the traditional time for new beginnings we are taking the opportunity to introduce a new-and-improved Customer Loyalty Scheme. From January 2014 registered customers will earn points with every purchase, whether that purchase is made online or in store. We imagine you'll have...Keep reading
October 03 2012 – thisisknit
Book the limo!
A couple of weeks ago, we were beside ourselves with glee to have been shortlisted in the Grafton Media Blog Awards. Well, now we're even more thrilled: we are a finalist in the Best Craft Blog category, sponsored by Belleek Living. We're in wonderful company too - the other finalists are La creature and you, Molly Moo, Nice Day Designs...Keep reading
June 18 2012 – thisisknit
Temporary Position at This is Knit
Ever wanted to work in a Yarn Shop? We have a temporary vacancy (of 4-6 weeks' duration) coming up in July to cover staff holidays and we are seeking applications for this part-time position. We are looking for someone who is: 1. Friendly & enthusiastic, with excellent customer service skills. Experience in customer service would be an advantage. 2. A...Keep reading
April 10 2012 – thisisknit
Settling in nicely
It's a couple of weeks since our new online shop went live, and we're delighted with the positive feedback it's got. We said at the time that we'd point out some more of the new features in time, so this post fulfils that promise. This post is also a great opportunity to tell you about our fun prize draw, that...Keep reading
March 23 2012 – thisisknit
Drumroll, please! We're thrilled to announce that our new online shop is now open. There's so many new and exciting things to tell you about it that one blog post won't be enough, but here's just a couple of them. When you create an account, you can set up a wishlist for things you really love the look of. This...Keep reading
February 09 2012 – thisisknit
We've been busy
As you know, the online shop has been offline for a few weeks now while we gussy it up and make it better for you. We've been doing a lot of photography for it this week, so we thought it would a good idea to share with you a bit of what's been going on behind the scenes. We were...Keep reading
September 30 2011 – thisisknit
Would you like a tour?
Since we announced the big move, people have been asking if we were going far away. We've paced it, and the new unit is exactly 32 paces from the door of the smaller old unit. Of course, there's two ways of approaching, and you saw one of them near the end of yesterday's post: if you come in the South...Keep reading
September 15 2011 – thisisknit
Ladies and gentlemen, your attention please...
....we've been aching to tell you this and now it's official: This Is Knit is moving! We're staying in the Powercourt Centre, but moving to a single larger unit beside the Pepperpot, the one currently occupied by Article, who are themselves moving to a new unit in the main house. We'll have even more room for yarn, and for classes,...Keep reading
December 13 2010 – thisisknit
Knitting on the Edge...
LEAVING ON THE EDGE It's really getting to crunch time in the Christmas Knitting stakes now so we're narrowing things down to only the quickest projects. To the rescue is the "Leaving on the Edge" Cowl, another one of our fabulous free patterns. The cowl is worked all in one piece and the simple knitted leaves are so addictive you'll...Keep reading
August 12 2010 – thisisknit
Yarn Tasting 2010!
The official time & date for Yarn Tasting 2010 is 6pm Thursday 9th September - add it to your diaries folks! Weâ€™ll be changing things around a little this year to enhance everyoneâ€™s enjoyment of the evening :D The differences this time will be: 1. Tickets/Tasting Vouchers will go on sale ahead of time and should be available shortly. Watch...Keep reading
April 17 2010 – thisisknit
"The Business" Knitting Competition!
There are some great prizes to be won in a fun knitting competition launched on "The Business" show on RTE Radio this morning. We are looking for photographs of projects that are designed to help Ireland get out of the recession - anything funny, imaginative, off-the-wall and downright silly is welcomed! On the show today we had a crocheted life...Keep reading
March 31 2010 – thisisknit
Easter Opening Hours
We just wanted to let everyone know that the shop will be open this Good Friday from 12.30pm to 4pm and then on Easter Saturday for the normal hours (10.30pm - 5.30pm). This is Knit will be closed on Easter Sunday and on Easter Monday.Keep reading
July 08 2009 – thisisknit
Online Shop Now Searchable By Yarn Weight
Check out the new option to browse the online shop using yarn weight (4ply, DK, Aran etc...) rather than just by brand. What do you think? We think it's a nice addition to the site and will make online shopping just that little more convenient for all.Keep reading
July 07 2009 – thisisknit
The July newsletter is now out - you can view it by clicking here!Keep reading
April 22 2009 – thisisknit
Introducing the This is Knit Loyalty Card...
... now in operation in both the Blackrock and Powerscourt shops. Get one stamp for every transaction over â‚¬25. Collect six stamps and receive a 10% discount off your next purchase!* Pick up yours today! :) *And here comes the small print... Terms and conditions apply. May not be combined with any other offer. Offer may be withdrawn at any...Keep reading
March 14 2009 – thisisknit
Closed on Paddy's Day
Just a quick note to say both branches of TIK will be closed on Paddy's Day. Hope you all have a great day, whatever you're doing :) In the meantime, if you feel like crafting up something for the occasion, then check out this pattern. I made up one for the window of the Powerscourt shop in no time at...Keep reading
February 13 2009 – thisisknit
Feeling the love this weekend?
Just enter the discount code "TIKLOVE" on the website to get free shipping on any order placed Saturday 14th, Sunday 15th or Monday 16th of Feb :)Keep reading
January 05 2009 – thisisknit
Knit Night 2009
Happy New Year Everyone! This is just a quick post (after a very long day of stock taking) to say that the first Knit Night of 2009 will be on Thursday 15th of January at the usual time. All arrangements will be back to normal after that. Oh, and don't forget to check out our new classes for the New...Keep reading