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This is Knit

South William Street | Powerscourt Townhouse, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 670 9981
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A knitter’s paradise

I am an avid knitter and couldn’t wait to check out this little shop. It did not disappoint. I was... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Sadie21jean
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Tyler, Texas
Friendly, helpful staff

Shops was very well organized and staff were very helpful and were trying to help. As a first time... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Soen P
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Dublin's best location for quality knitting and crochet supplies. Traditional Irish Tweed and exclusive locally hand-dyed yarns a speciality.
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South William Street | Powerscourt Townhouse, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

I am an avid knitter and couldn’t wait to check out this little shop. It did not disappoint. I was looking specifically for Irish wool and/or locally dyed yarn. The ladies at the shop were so friendly and helpful. I found exactly what I was...More

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Thisisknit, Owner at This is Knit, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

We were delighted to be able to help! Thanks so much for the wonderful feedback x

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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Shops was very well organized and staff were very helpful and were trying to help. As a first time knitter I appreciated it much.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

I want to personally thank you for helping my son, (who is in Ireland on business/pleasure) purchase special “gifts” for me this afternoon. He said you were both amazingly helpful and he had a wonderful time in your shop. He was so happy with his...More

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Thisisknit, Owner at This is Knit, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Oh Joyce, thank you so much for this wonderful note. We're really glad your son enjoyed his time in the shop with us and that you are excited to see the lovely things he picked out for you! We wish you many enjoyable hours of...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I had been to the old location of this store seven years ago. I stopped in today and the clerk helped me quickly find some local yarn I could take home for a souvenir. I explained I had about 2 minutes before my hubby got...More

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Thisisknit, Owner at This is Knit, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

I'm glad your short visit was successful, and we look forward to welcoming you for a more leisurely browse next time!

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Okay, this is easily my joint favourite yarn shop in Ireland/ The staff are so nice and helpful and I love their in-house brand of luxury yarn - it's amazing! They have a lovely selection of patterns and books, many from indie designers, which I...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I know nothing about yarn but, as I was visiting from overseas I wanted to get my mother, a knitter, some nice Irish yarn. Was very happy with the customer service here and will send her here if she comes to Dublin.

Thank Jeffrey B
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Thisisknit, Owner at This is Knit, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

We're delighted that you had such a good experience in our shop Jeffrey. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your review. Lisa

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Reviewed 27 March 2017

Full disclosure: this is my local yarn store. It is a central meeting place for the extended knit group and generally a place of refuge for many a fibre artist. Run by Lisa and Jacqui Sisk, they stock a wide range of Irish hand dyed...More

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Thisisknit, Owner at This is Knit, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Thank you so much for this really amazing review Georsan! We're always so delighted to see you in the shop - and the next time you're in you are likely to get a giant hug! Lisa x

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

In addition to having an amazing selection of beautiful wool, the ladies are always extremely helpful. They have vast knowledge and experience and have helped me with tricky techniques many times. There are always knitted items in the shop that tempt you to make something...More

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Thisisknit, Owner at This is Knit, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Thank you so much for the lovely review Patti. We really appreciate you taking the time to leave such wonderful feedback for the shop and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Lisa

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Reviewed 6 February 2017

I dropped into This Is Knit’s attractive store in the Powerscourt Centre to buy some Hedgehog Fibers yarn for a friend. Hedgehog Fibers don’t have a retail outlet in Cork, and even though their yarn can be found in almost 200 places worldwide, it looks...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I went to Dublin for a few days and I wanted to visit a LYS. I had a great visit and got to talk to Jenny, the dyer of their exclusive yarn. Everyone in the store was so welcoming and I loved their yarn selection....More

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Thisisknit, Owner at This is Knit, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a great review for our store. We really appreciate it and we're delighted you enjoyed your visit. Hopefully we'll see you back in Dublin again some day x

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MissKatie1230
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Yes Katie - we accept Visa and Mastercard as Aoife said (thanks Aoife!). We're looking forward to meeting you!
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