Close Knit is the friendly neighborhood knitting and crochet shop located in the heart of Northeast Portland in the Alberta Arts District.
Close Knit features Bumblebirch, Knitted Wit, Lakes Yarn, Farmers Daughter Fibers, Spun Right Round, Shibui, Harrisville, Blue Sky Fibers, Swan’s Island, Noro, Berocco, Cascade, Debbie Bliss, Malabrigo, Plymouth, Classic Elite, Lang and much more!!
Close Knit hosts “Open Knit Night” every Wednesday evening from 6-9pm. For a list of our popular classes visit our web site!
Close Knit is at the corner of NE 22nd and Alberta. We suggest parking on 22nd as Alberta can be challenging for finding parking spots.
A Yummy Meal Cruzroom 2338 NE Alberta Street M-Th 4:30-12am Drinks, beer, yummy tacos. Close Knit Knitting and Cocktails Monday nights from 8-10pm. Pine State Biscuits 2204 NE Albert St. Mon-Sun, 7am-2pm Fri-Sat also open 6pm-1am
Non-Knitting Shopping Bolt Fabric Boutique 2136 NE Alberta St. Tues-Friday, 10-6 Sat. 10-5, Sunday 11-4
Non-Knitters Hang-out Great Notion Brewing and Barrel House 2204 NE Alberta St #101 Portland, OR 97211 Mon-Thu, 3-10p Fri-Sat 12-11p Sun 12-10p
Welcome indy dyer Candice English from Montana with Farmer's Daughter Fibers. Don't miss Candice for this one day of Rocky Mountain yarn goodness. Close Knit is now a stockist for her yarns but Candice will bring yarns that you may not find in our store otherwise. Don't miss this introduction of her yarn to Portland!Find out more »
Local Portland Dyer Sarah Kurth with Bumblebirch Yarn will be showing off her amazing yarns. Sarah's modern yarn inspired by nature is a Close Knit favorite. We are so glad to have her back this yarn crawl! Bumblebirch Yarns are fabulous and so is Sarah!Find out more »
Lisa Carney-Fenton, Portland knitwear designer, will be at Close Knit sharing her new designs recently featured on Knitty. Meet Lisa and see her lovely designs and patterns!Find out more »
Ami Volz from Northern Idaho graces our store again this year with her lovely hand dyed creations, Lakes Yarn and Fiber. We have small batches of her yarns through the year and they disappear as fast as we can stock them. Come meet talented Ami and see her rich complex hand died yarn!Find out more »
Welcome Pigeon Roof Studio Yarn and Fiber. Krista Mcurdy has been dying beautiful yarns since 2007 and she now lives in Portland! We are so happy to host her at Close Knit to show of her gradient and ombré yarn sets. We feel lucky to have Krista!Find out more »