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.

  • Amano Yarns
    last stashed Jan 2018
  • Bilum Hand Dyed Yarns
    last stashed Dec 2017
  • Conway+Bliss
    last stashed Apr 2017
  • Debbie Bliss
    last stashed Mar 2018
  • Donegal Wool Spinning Company
    last stashed Mar 2018
  • Donegal Yarns
    last stashed Dec 2017
  • Dublin Dye
    last stashed Aug 2018
  • Ella Rae
    last stashed Oct 2017
  • Ellie And Ada
    last stashed Aug 2017
  • Farmhouse Yarns
    last stashed Jul 2017
  • Hedgehog Fibres
    last stashed Mar 2018
  • Juniper Moon Farm
    last stashed Jan 2018
  • Katia
    last stashed Feb 2018
  • Kilcarra
    last stashed Aug 2017
  • Lorna's Laces
    last stashed Mar 2018
  • Louisa Harding Yarns
    last stashed Jan 2018
  • Malabrigo Yarn
    last stashed Mar 2018
  • Mondial
    last stashed Jun 2017
  • Olann Hand Dyed in Ireland
    last stashed Feb 2018
  • Rico Design
    last stashed Jan 2018
  • Rowan
    last stashed Aug 2017
  • S Twist Wool
    last stashed Feb 2018
  • Stolen Stitches
    last stashed Dec 2017
  • Studio Donegal
    last stashed Feb 2018
  • The Fibre Co.
    last stashed Feb 2018
  • The Fibre Kitchen
    last stashed Aug 2017
  • Townhouse Yarns
    last stashed Mar 2018
    last stashed Jan 2018