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March 2016

RCYC: Knitted Wit Yarns & Shannon Squire Designs Trunk Show

March 4, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
3524 SW Troy St.

Portland, OR 97219 United States
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Come meet the zany and creative proprietor of Knitted Wit – Lorajean Kelley! She has aptly named her company Knitted Wit, as LJ is always up to something clever with her hand-dyed yarns. Whether it’s creating a new yarn category called Gumballs or dyeing yarn to match the carpet at PDX Airport, Lorajean’s creativity always equals FUN, and we love her new Gradients!!

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RCYC: Toots LeBlanc & Co. Yarns Trunk Show

March 6, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
3524 SW Troy St.

Portland, OR 97219 United States
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Come meet the lovely Michele and her husband Mike Dillon of Toots LeBlanc & Co. Yarns. We are the only retail yarn shop carrying this very special yarn, blended with care by Michele LeBlanc Dillon. Michele has been working with a select group of micro-farms for many years and custom blends these all-natural fibers to create her beautiful yarns.

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April 2016

Seffarine Live Performance & Fundraiser

April 1, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
3524 SW Troy St.

Portland, OR 97219 United States
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Join our favorite musical duo Nat Hulskamp and Lamiae Naki, the husband and wife team that make up Seffarine. They will perform selections from their recent CD De Fez a Jerez (translation: from Fez to Jerez). Their CD has been rated in the Top 10 of several World Music rankings! This is Seffarine’s debut album, recorded in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain and Portland, Oregon. Hence Jerez in their CD title. The Fez comes from Fes, Morocco, where Lamiae grew up. All the original…

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June 2016

First Friday: Weavers Showcase

June 3, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
3524 SW Troy St.

Portland, OR 97219 United States
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Peg Silloway, weaving instructor

Join us for our Second Annual Weavers Showcase — a truly inspirational experience!  Sip wine while viewing a wide selection of hand woven items for total Fiber Fun. Some items are even for sale! We will be showing a wide selection of hand woven items made by the many weavers of the Multnomah Arts Center Weaving Studio, along with weavers from our Rigid Heddle Class and staff members here at Northwest Wools. Woven examples will run the gamut: scarves, shawls, cowls, afghans, pillows,…

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July 2016

First Friday: Three Fates Yarns and Fibers

July 1, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
3524 SW Troy St.

Portland, OR 97219 United States
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Stephania Fregosi, owner of Three Fates Yarn, creates amazing yarn gradients.

We invite you to join Stephania Fregosi, an Indie Dyer from Salem, Oregon, for a Trunk Show featuring her fabulous yarns and fibers.  Steph is well known for her use of colors especially notable in her Gradient yarns and fibers.  Gradient yarns are in single skeins or packaged in smaller bundles.  Along with a large selection of her hand-dyed yarns for knitting, crocheting or weaving, Steph will be bringing her beautifully colored fibers for spinning or felting. The name of Steph's company, Three Fates, comes from…

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August 2016

First Friday August 5th: Flamenco Fun!

August 5, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3524 SW Troy St.

Portland, OR 97219 United States
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The First Friday Event everyone looks forward to – our annual summer Flamenco party!  Olé!! Bring a Lawn Chair and join us outside our shop for a fun evening of flamenco music, song and dance from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm. We will feature local flamenco artists – several of which recently returned from Spain! Flamenco dancer extraordinare Laura Onizuka will be dancing, along with some of her students. Laura recently returned from Spain, after completing one of the Flamenco Tours she…

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September 2016

September 2: Shaggy Bear Farms Trunk Show

September 2, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
3524 SW Troy St.

Portland, OR 97219 United States
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Come meet Wendy Hanson, and learn about her very special yarns and fibers from Shaggy Bear Farms. Wendy runs a “Farm to Needle” operation and manages a flock of over 400 animals.  We hope you will join us for wine and say "hello" to Wendy.

Meet Wendy Hanson and learn about her very special yarns and fibers from Shaggy Bear Farms. Wendy runs a “Farm to Needle” operation, managing a flock of over 400 animals. And many of these are “rescue animals”! So your purchases not only support Wendy, but also all of these wonderful animals she has saved. Yowza! Wendy knows all 400+ of her animals by name – and sings to them as she shears them! And you may feel like breaking into…

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November 2016

Toots LeBlanc & Co. Yarns

November 4, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
3524 SW Troy St.

Portland, OR 97219 United States
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Michele and Mike Dillon of Toots LeBlanc and Co. Yarns.  Michele custom blends these un-dyed, all natural yarns for a unique, self-haloing effect.

Come meet Michele and her husband Mike Dillon of Toots LeBlanc & Co. Yarns during First Friday in Multnomah Village. These super soft yarns are blended with care by Michele LeBlanc Dillon. Michele has been working with a select group of micro-farms for many years and custom blends these all natural fibers to create her beautiful un-dyed yarns. Michele is like a vintner in this respect, and she notes the terroir effect on her fibers by dating her yarns by year.  How cool…

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December 2016

One of a Kind Button Trunk Show

December 2, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
3524 SW Troy St.

Portland, OR 97219 United States
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Looking for that perfect button or shawl pin for your handmade item? How about a unique ceramic gift for your Fiber Artist Friends?  Come and meet Candace Wilson, the Ceramic Artist behind One of a Kind Buttons — she will help you find just the right thing!  Candace’s buttons, pins and shawl pins are truly unique — clever and lovely. Candace also has several handmade items perfect for that “little something” you needed for your gift list. She draws all…

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September 2017

Shaggy Bear Farms Trunk Show

September 1, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
3524 SW Troy St.

Portland, OR 97219 United States
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Come meet Wendy Hanson, and learn about her very special yarns and fibers from Shaggy Bear Farms. Wendy runs a “Farm to Needle” operation and manages a flock of over 400 animals.  We hope you will join us for wine and say "hello" to Wendy.

Come say "hello" to Wendy Hanson and learn about her very special yarns and fibers from Shaggy Bear Farms during First Friday in Multnomah Village at NW Wools.

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October 2017

High Tech Your Fiber Arts

October 6, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
3524 SW Troy St.

Portland, OR 97219 United States
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Aaron Burden Photo of Ipad on Table

Knitting/Crocheting with Your iPad Specialty Class Taught by Local Designer & Guest Instructor Debbi Stone Tired of hauling your patterns and books around with you? Use your iPad for more than email and games! Debbi will teach you how to maximize your iPad's use in knitting and crochet. This class will cover importing and storing your patterns, how to maximize your iPad for ease of use while knitting/crocheting, the benefits of Ravelry at your fingertips, and much more! We are…

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February 2018

Habu Textiles Trunk Show

February 2, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Northwest Wools, 3524 SW Troy St.
Portland, OR 97219 United States
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A delightful array of Habu yarn available at Northwest Wools.

We are excited and pleased to be hosting Takako Ueki, owner of Habu Textiles, here at Northwest Wools. She will be bringing the full selection of her unique yarns and many sample garments to her Trunk Show. So stop by during the day to get inspired and buy some of Habu’s fabulous textural yarns!

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Habu Textiles Yarn Tasting

February 2, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Northwest Wools, 3524 SW Troy St.
Portland, OR 97219 United States
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$10
A delightful array of Habu yarn available at Northwest Wools.

Reserve your spot for the evening Yarn Tasting. Learn more about how these yarns are made directly from the creative force behind Habu Textiles. This is a very special opportunity to try out these unique yarns under Takako’s direction.

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September 2018

Shaggy Bear Farms Pop-Up: Sept 7

September 7, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Northwest Wools, 3524 SW Troy St.
Portland, OR 97219 United States
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Free
Come meet Wendy Hanson, and learn about her very special yarns and fibers from Shaggy Bear Farms. Wendy runs a “Farm to Needle” operation and manages a flock of over 400 animals.  We hope you will join us for wine and say "hello" to Wendy.

Shaggy Bear Farms Pop-Up Shop
Friday, September 7, 10:00– 6:00 pm

Come meet Wendy Hanson of Shaggy Bear Farms, and browse her selection of gorgeous yarns and fibers! Wendy will be at Northwest Wools all day, along with a roomful of her creations. Fiber crafters of all types will find something to love in her collection of unique blends.

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December 2018

Crochet Collage Artist Candace Coleman Art Show and Sale

December 7, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Northwest Wools, 3524 SW Troy St.
Portland, OR 97219 United States
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Friday, December 7
2:00 – 6:00 pm

We are excited to bring Candace Coleman to Northwest Wools to showcase her unique crocheted artwork! Join us on First Friday for an Art Show and Sale of Candace’s work.

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May 2019

Mother’s Day First Friday

May 3, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Northwest Wools, 3524 SW Troy St.
Portland, OR 97219 United States
Free
Come celebrate Mother's Day with Northwest Wools this First Friday!

Friday, May 3, 2019
2:00-6:00 pm

Join us for First Friday, May 3rd, as we celebrate Mothers! Stop by the shop for a relaxing hand massage in a nice, quiet environment, and enter to win a prize basket just for Moms.

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December 2019

Crochet Collage Artist Candace Coleman Art Show & Sale

December 6, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Northwest Wools, 3524 SW Troy St.
Portland, OR 97219 United States

Friday, December 6
2:00 – 6:00 pm

We are excited to bring Candace Coleman back to Northwest Wools to showcase her unique crocheted artwork! Join us on First Friday for an Art Show and Sale of Candace’s work.

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February 2020

MODE at Rowan Trunk Show

February 7, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Northwest Wools, 3524 SW Troy St.
Portland, OR 97219 United States

Friday, February 7
1:00 – 6:00 pm

We are excited to bring Rowan’s latest designs to Northwest Wools for a one-day event! Join us to see these classic pieces in person, and try on some of your favorites.

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March 2020

Three Fates Yarns Pop-up Shop

March 6, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Northwest Wools, 3524 SW Troy St.
Portland, OR 97219 United States
Stephania Fregosi, owner of Three Fates Yarn, creates amazing yarn gradients.

Friday, March 6th
10:00 am – 6:00 pm

We invite you to join Stephania Fregosi of Three Fates Yarns for a one-day Pop-up Shop on Friday featuring her fabulous yarns and fibers. Steph is an indie dyer from Salem, Oregon, well-known for her use of colors – especially notable in her gradient yarns and fibers. Come see her latest concoctions!

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Favour Valley Woodworking Pop-up Shop

March 6, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Northwest Wools, 3524 SW Troy St.
Portland, OR 97219 United States

Friday, March 6th
10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Favour Valley Woodworking will be with us Friday for a one-day Pop-up Shop. Owner Martha Sunderland is a talented woodworker dedicated to preserving and celebrating her natural environment with her handmade wood and antler buttons, toggles, shawl pins and accessories.

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