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
5
Thu
2020
Close Knit Trunk Show: Isager yarn and Designs
Mar 5 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Close Knit Trunk Show: Isager yarn and Designs

We have a beautiful selection of Denmark’s Isager yarn, publications, and knitted samples to inspire. Isager and Amimono knitting is some our fave!

Close Knit Trunk Show: Spun Right Round
Mar 5 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Close Knit Trunk Show: Spun Right Round

Renee from Spun Right Round has sent us so many beautiful knitted samples including the very popular “Sorrel” Sweater. Although Renee won’t be in the shop, she sent us so many gorgeous yarns!

Close Knit Trunk Show: Thread and Whisk bag makers
Mar 5 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Close Knit Trunk Show: Thread and Whisk bag makers

Thread and Whisk is a Portland made bag company thoughtfully designed for transporting culinary treats or yarn. They are beautifully made and so comfortable to use. The lovely owners, Carey and Meri, will be here to show off their wares.

Mar
6
Fri
2020
Close Knit Trunk Show: Isager yarn and Designs
Mar 6 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Close Knit Trunk Show: Isager yarn and Designs

We have a beautiful selection of Denmark’s Isager yarn, publications, and knitted samples to inspire. Isager and Amimono knitting is some our fave!

Close Knit Trunk Show: Nerd Bird Makery
Mar 6 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Close Knit Trunk Show: Nerd Bird Makery

Our creative neighbor Thao Nguyen of Nerd Bird Makery will have all her totes, bags, t-shirts, stickers, and pins with her to share with her favorite audience…Makers!

Mar
7
Sat
2020
Close Knit Trunk Show: Earl Grey Fiber Company
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Close Knit Trunk Show: Earl Grey Fiber Company

Heather Pleva of Earl Grey Fiber Company will grace us with her presence Saturday. Heather is a dye artist from Seattle and we love her gorgeous yarn. We are excited to have her back this year at Close Knit.

Close Knit Trunk Show: Isager yarn and Designs
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Close Knit Trunk Show: Isager yarn and Designs

We have a beautiful selection of Denmark’s Isager yarn, publications, and knitted samples to inspire. Isager and Amimono knitting is some our fave!

Mar
8
Sun
2020
Close Knit Trunk Show: Hue Loco Yarns Trunk Show
Mar 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Close Knit Trunk Show: Hue Loco Yarns Trunk Show

Hue Loco from Loveland, Colorado is another one of our favorite dye artists. Nicole is sending us some beautiful hand-dyed yarn and sock kits. Don’t miss this yarn company!

Close Knit Trunk Show: Isager yarn and Designs
Mar 8 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Close Knit Trunk Show: Isager yarn and Designs

We have a beautiful selection of Denmark’s Isager yarn, publications, and knitted samples to inspire. Isager and Amimono knitting is some our fave!

Featured Patterns

woman in the woods holding yellow and blue knit shawl

Meadowlark Shawl

by Emily Devlin

(knit)

View on Ravelry

back of woman's head wearing orange and pink beret

Campsis Beret

by Melissa Tyler

(crochet)

View on Ravelry

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