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The Neighborhood Yarn Shop News

The Neighborhood Yarn Shop News

The Neighborhood Yarn Shop News
Hello Close Knitters!

We are working to get that fall schedule done but want to tell you of a special guest coming Tuesday, September 4th.

Iris Schreir, owner and designer of Art Yarns and author of "Exquisite Little Knits" and "Modular Knitting",is spending a couple hours with us from 7-9pm. We are knitting from her new book, "Lacy Little Knits". The project is The Long Stitch Wrap. For $80, participants will pick two skeins of Silk Rhapsody, acopy of "Lacy Little Knits" that Iris can sign, and the class!!That feewould only cover the cost of the yarn on any other day!
The class is filling fast, but Iris and I decided to open it up to a few more lucky folks. Call Close Knit or come on in to sign up. 503-288-4568.

Our eve last night with Donna Druchunas and her stories of "Arctic Lace" was simply delightful. We are enjoying the start of a new fiber fancy...Qiviut or Musk Ox. We have a few balls left of this amazing fiber and are placing another order if you have any special requests. You will get 20% off if you mention this email on Qiviut fiber! Please call us by the end of this week!

Just one more mention of some new yarn in the shop. We have been so busy getting it all on the shelves!
Blue Sky Alpaca...the whole line of these wonderful yarns!
Malabrigo...lace, worsted and thick and thin chunky!
Teva Durham's new line of yarns from Tahki!
Rowan...All the new books and new yarns...Kidsilk Aura and Cocoon!
Socks...Silky Sock from Great Adirondack, Kaffe Fassett by Regia, Trekking, Art Yarns Ultra Merino 4, Crystal Palace Panda Wool, Panda Cotton, and Maizy, Lornas Laces, and Dream in Color!
Berrocco...Nora Gaughan's Volume 1, Ultra Alpaca, Ultra Alpace light, Peruvia, and new kid yarn Comfort!
Tilli Thomas...Flurries, Disco Lights, Rock Star, Fil de la Mer, Voile de la Mer (sea silk yarns)!
Misti Alpaca hand dyes!
Cascade 220 and Pastaza hand dyes!
New books arriving just about every day!

New yarns on the way by...
Louisa Harding, GGH Rebecca, Debbie Bliss, Noro, Karabella, Jade Sapphire, Claudia Handpaints, Cyber Fyber, Classic Elite, Colinette, Mission Falls and more!

It is a trick to make more room in this little store...but we are doing it, come see!

The best knitting to you all,
Close Knit

2140 NE Alberta Street
Portland OR, 97211

Phone: (503)288-4568

CloseKnit Email list:

Mon: Closed
Tue: 10-6
Wed: 10-10 (see open knit)
Thu: 10-6
Fri: 10-6
Sat: 10-5
Sun: 11-4

Open Knit:
Wed. evening 6-10
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