This Is Knit

Local yarn shop (LYS)
First Floor, Powerscourt Townhouse, South William Street
Dublin, Dublin Dublin 2
(00 353) 1 6709981
Ravelry patterns are available to purchase in this shop


Monday - Wednesday 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Friday - Saturday 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Sunday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wheelchair access yes
Seating available yes
Reserved parking no
Free wireless no

Come and visit This is Knit at the Powerscourt Townhouse Centre, Dublin 2! We’re a mother-daughter-run LYS and we’ve been in business in Dublin since May 2006. JacquiThisIsKnit is the mother and LisaThisIsKnit is the daughter! In 2012 we also welcomed Lisa’s sister Jenny (Jennythisisknit) to the team!!

Opening Hours


Mondays: 10.30am to 5.45pm
Tuesdays: 10.30am to 5.45pm
Wednesdays: 10.30am to 5.45pm
Thursdays: 10.30am to 6.30pm
Fridays: 10.30am to 5.45pm
Saturdays: 10.30am to 5.30pm
Sundays: 1pm to 5.00pm
Bank Holiday Sundays and Mondays: CLOSED


As for “Winter Time” except Sundays.
Sundays: CLOSED
Bank Holiday Mondays: CLOSED

Our shelves are filled with yarny goodness, from all the top brands like Debbie Bliss, Louisa Harding, Malabrigo, Mirasol, Fyberspates, Rico, Millamia, Katia and Juniper Moon Farm, as well as Irish brands like S Twist Yarns, Studio Donegal, Townhouse Yarns, Dublin Dye Company, Coolree Yarns and Hedgehog Fibres. We also stock all the latest pattern books, needles and hooks, spindles and everything else you need!

We run a million different type of classes at our shop, from top-down raglans to toe-up socks, including Irish Crochet, and we regularly host workshops run by top designers – recent workshop days have included Kate Davies and Carol Feller.

Visit our shop online or in person (follow the map!). Chat with us on Twitter and follow us on Facebook. Email us ( and tell us ALL about it.

We’re all mad on knitting, crochet, spinning, weaving and Ravelry here at This is Knit – bopping around the shopfloor and the Ravelry floor are, deimne, Prettypink2008, bunnyt, Mweag and Jennythisisknit. All our in-house patterns are published online too, and can be found in our nice tidy Ravelry folder here. Want to see what our customers have been up to lately? Have a gander!

Our website homepage is also here.

Shop staff



Brands that have been purchased at this shop.

  • Brown Sheep
    last stashed Dec 2016
  • Cherry Tree Hill Yarn
    last stashed Jul 2016
  • Conway+Bliss
    last stashed Feb 2017
  • Coolree
    last stashed Jul 2016
  • Debbie Bliss
    last stashed Apr 2017
  • Donegal Wool Spinning Company
    last stashed Jan 2017
  • Donegal Yarns
    last stashed Sep 2016
  • Dublin Dye
    last stashed Apr 2017
  • Ella Rae
    last stashed Nov 2016
  • Fyberspates
    last stashed Sep 2016
  • Garnstudio
    last stashed Aug 2016
  • Hedgehog Fibres
    last stashed Apr 2017
  • Juniper Moon Farm
    last stashed Apr 2017
  • Katia
    last stashed Mar 2017
  • LHogan
    last stashed Mar 2017
  • Lotus
    last stashed Oct 2016
  • Lotus Yarns
    last stashed Jul 2016
  • Louisa Harding Yarns
    last stashed May 2017
  • Malabrigo Yarn
    last stashed Apr 2017
  • Martin's Lab
    last stashed Jun 2016
  • Mirasol Yarn
    last stashed Nov 2016
  • Navia
    last stashed Oct 2016
  • Rico Design
    last stashed Apr 2017
  • S Twist Wool
    last stashed Feb 2017
  • Stolen Stitches
    last stashed Mar 2017
  • Studio Donegal
    last stashed Apr 2017
  • Sublime Yarns
    last stashed Feb 2017
  • The Fibre Co.
    last stashed Mar 2017
  • Townhouse Yarns
    last stashed Apr 2017
    last stashed Dec 2016
  • Wendy
    last stashed Aug 2016
  • baa ram ewe
    last stashed Aug 2016
  • madelinetosh
    last stashed Nov 2016