Regular Hours: Mon, Tue, Thu, & Wed 10am-9pm; Fri 10am-6pm; Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 11-4pm

Rose City Yarn Crawl Hours: Thu, Fri, Sat 10am-6pm & Sun 10am-4pm

Located in Northeast Portland’s Alberta Arts District, Close Knit has been offering broad range of yarns for inspired crafters for over fourteen years.

We feature our favorite independent dyers from Farmers Daughter, Knitted Wit, Earl Grey, Spun Right Round, Hue Loco, Qing Fibers and hard to find beauties from Retrosaria and Mango Moon. We also have Swans Island, Harrisville Shibui, Fibre Company, Kellbourne Woolens, Blue Sky, Malabrigo, Rowan, Noro, Cascade, Berroco and Plymouth to name a few.

We offer knitting and crochet classes and ‘Open Knit Night’ every Wednesday evening for crafting together

Events

Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Blue Sky Fibers Eco Cashmere garments
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Emily Devlin of Fair Weather Knits will be showing off her wonderful designs in the shop. Emily is a talented Portland designer and Close Knit talent. She has designed the Close Knit knitted design for[...]
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Fibre Company, from the British Isles, is sharing some beautiful accessories and garments knit form some of our favorite shop yarns in Lore, Cumbria, Cumbria Fingering, and Arranmore Light.
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Close Knit will feature Harrisville garments and accessories designed for their Highland, Watershed and Flywheel yarns. Harrisville yarns are American classics milled in a 19th century, family owned mill.
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Thao Nyugen of Nerd Bird Makery will be showing of her clever knitting accessories. Her awesome enamel pins and bags are must haves for knitters and crocheters! Thao is a Portland designer and we are[...]
Mar 8 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Blue Sky Fibers Eco Cashmere garments
Mar 8 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Earl Grey fibers are dyed lovingly in the Seattle area by Heather Pleva. We are thrilled that Heather will be with us for a day in the shop during the crawl with so much beautiful[...]
Mar 8 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Fibre Company, from the British Isles, is sharing some beautiful accessories and garments knit from some of our favorite yarns in Lore, Cumbria, Cumbria Fingering, and Arranmore Light.
Mar 8 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Lisa will be showing off her many designs at Close Knit. Lisa is a Portland talent who you may see at Close Knit from time to time. We are thrilled to host her in the[...]
Mar 8 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Close Knit will feature Harrisville garments and accessories designed for their Highland, Watershed and Flywheel yarns. Harrisville yarns are American classics milled in a 19th century, family owned mill.
Mar 9 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Blue Sky Fibers Eco Cashmere garments
Mar 9 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Fibre Company, from the British Isles, is sharing some beautiful accessories and garments knit from some of our favorite shop yarns in Lore, Cumbria, Cumbria Fingering, and Arranmore Light.
Mar 9 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Lisa will be showing off her many designs at Close Knit. Lisa is a Portland talent who you may see at Close Knit from time to time. We are thrilled to host her in the[...]
Mar 9 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Close Knit will feature Harrisville garments and accessories designed for their Highland, Watershed and Flywheel yarns. Harrisville yarns are American classics milled in a 19th century, family owned mill.
Mar 9 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Candice English of Farmers Daughter Fibers will be with us Saturday from her lovely home in Montana. We are proud to have Farmers Daughter yarn always gracing our shelves at Close Knit, but Candice plans[...]
Mar 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Blue Sky Fibers Eco Cashmere garments
Mar 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Fibre Company, from the British Isles, is sharing some beautiful accessories and garments knit from some of our favorite shop yarns in Lore, Cumbria, Cumbria Fingering, and Arranmore Light.
Mar 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Close Knit will feature Harrisville garments and accessories designed for their Highland, Watershed and Flywheel yarns. Harrisville yarns are American classics milled in a 19th century, family owned mill.
Mar 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Lorajean Kelly will be with us in the shop Sunday along with Shannon Squire to show off Shannon’s designs out of the wonderfully colorful, “Witty” yarn Knitted Wit. We love having Lorajean’s yarn in Close[...]

Featured Patterns

Two Plums Scarf

Two Plumbs Scarf

by Emily Devlin

(knit)

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Westmoreland Wrap

Westmoreland Wrap

by Melissa Tyler

(crochet)

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Featured Patterns
Two Plums Scarf

Two Plumbs Scarf

by Emily Devlin

(knit)


Westmoreland Wrap

Westmoreland Wrap

by Melissa Tyler

(crochet)

Trip Planner

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.

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Local Recommendations

Light Snacks/ Coffee

Salt and Straw Ice Cream Shop 2035 NE Alberta Street Portland, OR 97211

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-Knitting Hangout

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