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Welcome to Knit One, Stitch Too!

Your Charlotte area source for the best in knitting, crocheting, and needlepoint supplies, accessories, & instruction. We have a wide variety of yarns, needles, threads, books, patterns, bags, and gadgets.

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Knit One, Stitch Too was opened in July 2001 by Betsy Weber to offer high quality supplies, accessories, and instruction to those interested in knitting, needlepointing, crocheting, and other needlearts. Over the years we have grown into a community of lively-minded needleartists of all ages, experience levels, and backgrounds who enjoy sharing our love of needle work. You’re always welcome to come in and see what’s new, get help with your project, or just sit and relax with your needles for a while. We love having visitors!

We are a full service store so we also offer finishing of knitted, crocheted, and needlepoint items, or we will work the entire item for you. Our Christmas deadline for finishing is October 1 every year. We repair hand made items, and are always happy to provide estimates on repairs or teach you how to make repairs yourself.

 

JANUARY GREETINGS!

We have jumped into the new year but what kind of year it is – spring or winter?  The leaves are still blowing around so maybe its still fall.  I’m very confused.  Hopefully the ground hog will settle the question in a couple of days.  The one thing I’m not confused about is that spring is definitely coming.  Our first spring yarn arrived and I’m about to announce our annual Spring Knit Along!  Proof positive.

 

Knit Along (KAL) news first.  This year we’re doing an open KAL rather than partnering with just one company so you have more choices.  We’ll still have prizes from several different companies.  The rules are easy:  you must tell us what you’re making by March 1st, the yarn and pattern must be purchased in the store. you must use at least 400 yards of yarn, and your project must be geared toward spring and summer.  Think lacy scarves and shawls, cardigans and little covers ups, beach wear, cotton socks, sleeveless tops, bags, and summer accessories – the list goes on.  Or make a summery something for someone you love.  Our ending party will be on June 25th at 1.00, so you’ll have to be finished by then.  We’ll eat and knit or crochet and draw for prizes from everyone who finished their project.  There’s no charge for entering and you don’t have to be in a class to participate.  Just buy your supplies in the store and let us know what you’re doing by March 1st.

 

To make joining the KAL easier it’s MARDI GRAS SALE time!!!  February 24, 25, 27 and 28 are the sale days.  Wear your best purple, green and gold; know a Mardi Gras slogan and song; or a bit of history; get out your real Mardi Gras beads and doubloons; dress as crazy and wonderful (and legal) as you can, and come shopping.  Everything is on sale and your clothes, beads, dress, and knowledge will get you bigger discounts.  We will have King Cake and music and fun, to say nothing of great sale prices.  Check the details on our events page.

 

We just got in a huge box of Jeannee from Plymouth Yarns - beautiful bright colors, cotton acrylic worsted weight that’s a joy to knit or crochet, excellent stitch definition, machine wash and dry, and a very good price.  What more could you ask?  This isn’t a new yarn at all.  It’s been very popular since it first came out and Plymouth just keeps adding new colors.  We have new yarn from Plymouth and Nako called Calico.  This is cotton and acrylic blend in a DK weight.  Of course, it will go in your washing machine.  At 265 yards per ball there’s plenty to love about it.  It has a sister yarn, Calico Jakar, that works up in a muted stripe pattern.

 

From RYN Yarn we have kits for a gorgeous shawl called Manistique.  It uses two colors of their yarn in a stockinette pattern shawl that’s super easy.  It would be great for the KAL.  We also have new woven wool bags with leather handles to carry or set by your chair to keep large projects handy.  These are beautifully made in the USA.

 

Knitted Knocker Night is February 10, and Sit & Stitch is February 17th.  You’ll need to make your reservations by Wednesday February 15th.  Dig out your great Mardi Gras accessories and Keep your needles moving!

Betsy

 

 

 

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