Store Hours

Tuesday - Friday: 10:00 AM- 6:00 PM

Saturday: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Address:
1247 Central Avenue

Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544

United States


Phone:

 (505) 662-1416 

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About the CO-OP

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Why a yarn co-op?

The previous yarn store (Warm Hearts) sadly closed. However, the need for fantastic yarn in the Los Alamos Community still remained! We started the co-op to provide wonderful yarn and knitting/crochet products. Also, to keep the yarn community CLOSE-KNIT!

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Our Yarn

 Universal Yarns, Cascade Yarns, and more! Email or call to inquire what specific yarns we have in stock!

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Our Other Products

  • Eucalan, a no-rinse wool wash is a great way to keep your knits fresh and clean.
  • Knit Blockers and T-pins for a better blocking experience. 
  • Stitch Markers in a variety of shapes and colors.
  • Needles and Crochet Hooks in all sizes.
  • Yarn Bags to hold your many amazing projects.
  • Consignment pieces from local stitches.
  • AND MORE!

OUR YARN AND PRODUCTS PHOTO GALLERY

See all our wonderful yarn and other products!

OCTOBER CLASS SPECIAL: FINGERLESS MITT FRIDAYS!

Special October Class

 We're trying something new in October with Fingerless Mitt Fridays!  Each Friday from 4-6, CKYC will host a class for a different type of fingerless mitt (plus one Saturday morning).  Read on for details and pictures! 

 

To sign up for a class, call the store during business hours, send an email, reach out via Facebook message, or come on by.  Remember that CKYC subscribers get a 20% discount on all class fees.  


Class Policy: Any class that doesn't have at least one confirmed attendee forty-eight hours in advance will be canceled. 

 

Fingerless Mitt Fridays

Date: October 4, 11, 18, 25 (Friday) 

Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM 

 Description:   FREE with purchase of materials. 


Knit Mosaic Mitts

Date: October 12 (Saturday) 

Time: 10:00 AM - NOON 

 Description:   FREE with purchase of materials. 

 

Learn to Knit Lace

Date: October 13 (Sunday) 

Time: 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM  

Description:   FREE with purchase of materials.

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Friday, October 4: Sock Tube Mitts

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 Fingerless mitts constructed from sock tubes. Sock tubes were cranked out on a sock knitting machine at Sock-a-palooza. Sock tubes will be provided at no charge or bring one of your own, Materials you need to bring to class are size #1 double point or circular needles, scissors, a couple of locking rings or safety pins and a measuring tape. Limit is 10 people. 

Friday, October 11: Knit Beaded Mitts

Beaded fingerless mitts or wrist warmers. Class will be free with the purchase of one skein of Herit

 Beaded fingerless mitts or wrist warmers. Class will be free with the purchase of one skein of Heritage sock yarn. Beads and pattern will be provided. Materials you need to bring to class are size #1 double point or circular needles, scissors, stitch markers and a measuring tape. Limit is 5 people. 

Saturday, October 12: Knit Mosaic Mitts

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 Mosaic knitting class from 10 am to noon. A great way to learn mosaic knitting is a pair of fingerless mitts! The class is free with the purchase of two skeins of Cascade 220 Superwash Sport. Materials you need to bring to class are size #6 needles, scissors and a measuring tape. Limit is 10 people. 

Friday, October 18: Colorwork Mitts

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Are you intimidated by colorwork? Fingerless mitts are a great way to learn how to read the charts and how to hold yarn in tension. CKYC carries several colorwork books such as Wild Mittens, Unruly Socks, Knit like a Latvian, Big Book of Knitted Socks, Socks from Around Norway, and Big Book of Christmas Knits, and the AlterKnit Stitch Dictionary. (Or check out one from the library, such as Mittens from Around Norway.) The class is free with the purchase of two skeins of Cascade 220 Fingering or Heritage sock yarn. Materials: size #1 double point or circular needles, scissors, row counter and a measuring tape. Limit is 5 people.  (One example is shown, but there are lots of options!) 

Friday, October 25: Fuzzy Alpaca Mitts

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These mitts are made from ultra-cozy Alpaca and are just the thing for warming hearts and hands in your life. Class will be free with the purchase of one skein of Blue Sky Alpaca yarn. Pattern will be provided. Materials you need to to class are size #5 double point or circular needles, one #10 knitting needle, scissors, small stitch holder, stitch markers, row counter and a measuring tape. Limit is 10 people. 

Our Classes

The following are the classes we have scheduled.

We update the list of classes often, so make sure to check in either on our website or Facebook for what classes we are offering!


 To sign up for a class, call the store during business hours, send an email, reach out via Facebook message, or come on by.  Remember that CKYC subscribers get a 20% discount on all class fees.  


Class Policy: Any class that doesn't have at least one confirmed attendee forty-eight hours in advance will be canceled. 


Last updated: 10/04/2019

Beginner and Introductory Classes

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Beginning Knitting 

 Date: October 7 (Monday) 

Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description:  $40, materials included.


Beginning Knitting 

 Date: October 20 (Sunday) 

Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description:  $40, materials included.

Other Fun Classes:

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Learn to Knit Lace

Date: October 13 (Sunday) 

Time: 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM  

Description:   FREE with purchase of materials.


Learn to Knit Mittens

Date: November 3, 10, & 17 (Sunday) 

Time: 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM  

Description:   $60, materials included

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Close-Knit Yarn Co-op

1247 Central Avenue, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544, United States