Mark Your Calendars!
Close Knit will be closed for the week of August 26th and will reopen after Labor Day, on Tuesday, September 3.
Rhinebeck Sheep and Wool Festival
Saturday, October 19th
Cost is $72.
The Rhinebeck Bus is back! Join us Saturday, October 19th, for our annual bus trip to the Rhinebeck Sheep and Wool Festival.
We have lots of great raffle prizes planned, including yarns and accessories provided by Berroco, Lang, Sirdar, and GoKnit bags to name just a few. We also provide goodie bags and a great movie!
This event fills up fast and seats WILL sell out. Price includes entrance to festival, air-conditioned bus with restroom, prizes, games, fashion shows, goody bags, an on-board movie, and snacks. Bus departs at 7:30 am on Saturday, October 19th and returns at 5:30 pm. Call or stop in to register today!
Yarn of the Month - 15% Off
Ultra Pima Cotton by Cascade
Ultra Pima is a super-soft 100% pima cotton DK weight yarn that is perfect for everything from sweaters to baby garments! Ultra Pima is much softer than other cotton yarns because it is mercerized using a different process. Machine washable for easy care.
Weight: 100 g (3.5 oz)
Approx: 220 yds (200 m)
Knitting Needle Size: US 5 - 6 (3.75 - 4.0 mm)
Knitting Gauge: 22 - 24 sts = 4" (10 cm)
Crochet Hook Size: G - H (4.0 - 5.0 mm)
Crochet Gauge: 14 - 16 scs = 4" (10 cm)
Project of the Month
Summer Tea Shirt by Vera Sanon
The Summer-Tea by Vera Sanon is a lovely knit worked top-down with raglan sleeves and v-shaped lace patterns inserts.
Pattern includes instructions for sizes XS through 3XL. Shown here worked in Ultra Pima Cotton by Cascade.
You can find the paid pattern on Ravelry here: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/summer-tea-shirt
We Now Offer Finishing Services!
You put your heart (and money) into knitting or crocheting it. It’s “done” but there are lots of loose ends and the lace looks bunchy. No worries! Close Knit is now offering project finishing by Finishing4U!
Services include weaving in ends, seaming, blocking, edging, dropped stitch repair, button bands, felting and any other detail needed to bring your project to the finish line. You will be proud to show off your handiwork the next time someone asks, “Wow! Did you MAKE that?!”
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or for a price quote.
Wacky Woolens Sale
We are putting a lot more of our samples on sale! All at 40% off the price as marked. We have so many samples that we have decided to sell some to make room for new possibilities! From baby sweaters to scarves to other apparel – all marked down by 40%. Please visit our sale corner.
We've got some great yarns on sale!! Please stop in the check out all the amazing savings!
40% Off: Milano, Gatsby, Ripple, Riva, Clown, Anise, Mia, Noema, Spencer, Peruvia Quick, Marlowe, Sol Degrade, and all glittery yarn.
50% Off: Marmot, Cleo, Luzia, Zara Fur, Margot, Syros, Lolli, Micro.
All books on the bookshelves are 50% off – excluding Nicky Epstein’s books and Berroco.
All Addi needles are 15% off while supplies last!
Visit Our Sale Corner!
Lots and lots of yarn on sale in our Sale Corner ... everything there is 40% off!!!
Cometa, Linus, Mixer, Karma, Captiva, Weekend Chunky, Pacific Chunky, Cascade Baby Alpaca Chunky, Gemini, Cascade Magnum, Blackstone Tweed, Kasha , Lodge, Sunseeker, Debbie Bliss Riva, Zen Garden, Brio, Nadeshiko, Cyochin, Mossa, Casablanca, Souffle, Geilsk, Flicker, Alp Oriental Feza, Ella Rae Lace Merino Chunky, Cotton Classic, Circulo Ribbon, Katia Sole, Lang Felice, Moda Lame, Lacey, Syros and all yarn with Glitter in it…. All discounted yarn samples are also 40% off. All final sale.