close knit: the neighborhood yarn shop


Friday, December 13, 2019

Tiny Notions!

Look at all the wee things in this basket! Stitch markers, pins, scissors, enamel pins, and hand salve for you. This cute llama(?) wishes to see you soon.


Monday, December 9, 2019

Eye Candy

The neon yellow Malabrigo Rasta is an eye catcher! It's not quite panic time for last-minute gift knits, but this is here for you when the time comes.

Friday, December 6, 2019

Pom Pom Winter 2019

The new Pom Pom Quarterly is gorgeous, as usual. Let's have a peek at Winter 2019, which feels like a sunset on the beach a little bit.
















This last one here with the colorblocking and the stripes is my favorite, and it's crocheted, of course...which I don't know how to do. Sigh. They are all lovely though. Pom Pom does it again!

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Sweet Felix

Look at this sweet snow bunny sweater! Melissa used the light and lofty Cascade Aereo to make this perfectly wintery Felix Cardigan. The raglan details really make this sweater something special.
I made the pullover version earlier this year using orange Lopi. It is light and warm and so cozy, and I'm definitely planning a cardigan version. This is another fabulous pattern from Amy Christoffers, who can really do no wrong when it comes to sweater design in my opinion. Her designs are classic and modern, and always well-written. 

This would make a great first sweater project, and it works up quick like a snow bunny in Aran weight yarn. Thanks for sharing this with us, Melissa!

Monday, December 2, 2019

Eye Candy

I know this basket might not look like much to a non-knitter, but those of us who know can recognize all kinds of awesome in here.
We have interchangeable needle sets from Lykke, ChiaoGoo, Knitter's Pride, as well as addi Flexi Flips, which will essentially eliminate the need for double-pointed needles. These high-quality tools will make knitting even more fun and make great gifts! If you are hoping to receive some of this awesome for the holidays, send your people in and we will make sure they bring home the best stuff for you.