RCYC Trunk Show: Art by Eve

Art by Eve with Eve Chapman. Knitters and Spinners will enjoy meeting Eve Chapman. Eve raises her own animals and provides "farm to needle" yarns and fibers. She has a wonderful sense of color in both her lace and worsted weight yarns.  Eve will also be bringing in locks and fibers in wonderful textures - so […]

RCYC Mar. 5: One of a Kind Buttons & Pins Trunk Show

Come say hello to Candace Wilson! Candace is the artistic force behind all those beautiful ceramic buttons and pins from One of a Kind Buttons. Check out her huge selection – and see her new shawl pins too! These are a recent addition to her artistic line-up and have been hugely popular! Candace has also […]

RCYC Mar. 6: Shaggy Bear Farms Trunk Show

Meet Wendy Hanson and learn about her very special yarns & fibers from Shaggy Bear Farms. Wendy has a large flock and knows them all by name – singing to them as she shears. And you may feel like breaking into song, once you see and feel her lovely yarns & fibers! The 50/50 Tussah […]

RCYC Mar. 7: Teresa Ruch Designs Trunk Show

Teresa is well known in the Knitting, Crochet and Weaving communities, and was the first woman weaver at the Pendleton Woolen Mills. Teresa’s specialty is hand-dyed Bamboo and Tencel, creating intense colors with a tight twist. These fibers are great for those in warmer climates or those with wool allergies. Once you see the colors […]

RCYC Mar. 8: Toots LeBlanc & Co.

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. Michele is like a vintner in this respect, and she notes the […]

RCYC: Teresa Ruch & One Of a Kind ButtonsTrunk Show

Teresa Ruch is well known in the knitting, crochet and weaving communities and was the first woman weaver at the Pendleton Woolen Mills. Teresa’s specialty is hand-dyed bamboo and tencel, creating intense colors with a tight twist and great drape. These fibers are perfect for those in warmer climates or those with wool allergies. Once you see the colors of the yarns from Teresa Ruch Designs, you won’t forget them!

RCYC: Knitted Wit Yarns & Shannon Squire Designs Trunk Show

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!!

RCYC: Shaggy Bear Farms Trunk Show

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. She knows them all by name – and sings to them as she shears them! Many of these are “rescue” animals, who have found a happy home with Wendy and her husband.

RCYC: Toots LeBlanc & Co. Yarns Trunk Show

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.

Rose City Yarn Crawl “Mystery Knit Along and Crochet Along”

Want to join in on a Mystery? Love the Rose City Yarn Crawl and want to get ready for Portland’s biggest Fiber Event? Then join in the RCYC “Mystery Alongs”, with the First Clue issued January 25th.

Sign up now for the Pre-clue and purchase your yarns and supplies. Then be ready to join us for Fiber Fun with four weekly Clues! Participate with either the Mystery Knit Along or Crochet Along - we love them both!

The Rose City Yarn Crawl at Northwest Wools

March 2-5: Rose City Yarn Crawl
It’s time for our annual Rose City Yarn Crawl! Print off your Passport, grab your Fiber Friends and get ready for four days of Fiber Frenzy! Yowza! To read more about how the RCYC works, check out http://rosecityyarncrawl.com.

Here at Northwest Wools, we will have four Trunk Shows, lots of new Yarn Kits and Prizes Galore! Plus we will offer two Great Patterns (free with purchase) featuring our favorite “Portland Pastimes” - one knit, one crochet!

Toots LeBlanc and Company

Michele LeBlanc Dillon 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 is that?! […]

2019 Rose City Yarn Crawl Featured Patterns

Northwest Wools 3524 SW Troy St., Portland, OR

Get These 2019 Rose City Yarn Crawl Patterns at Northwest Wools Our theme for the 2019 Rose City Yarn Crawl is “A Walk in the Park,” and it was so much fun coming up with patterns to go with the theme! This year we have something extra special: along with our Featured Knit and Crochet […]

Mosaic Moon Pop-up Shop

Northwest Wools 3524 SW Troy St., Portland, OR

Thursday, March 7th
10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Mosaic Moon will help us kick off the 2019 Yarn Crawl with a one-day Pop-up Shop on Thursday! Started by Morwenna Palmehn of Ashland, Oregon, in 2003, Mosaic Moon has grown from a small custom-knitting business to become a top hand-dyer in the indie-dyed yarn and fiber world. Come see Morwenna’s amazing colorways, paired with soft and scrumptious yarn bases!

Toots LeBlanc & Co. Pop-up Shop

Northwest Wools 3524 SW Troy St., Portland, OR

Sunday, March 10th
10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Michele LeBlanc Dillon and Mike Dillon of Toots LeBlanc & Co. Yarns will be with us Sunday for a one-day Pop-up Shop. Michele purchases wool from small family farmers throughout the West Coast and custom blends the fibers to create her unique, undyed yarns. We are sad to say this Event at Northwest Wools will be the last for Michele, as she will be retiring from yarn-making after these many years. So please do stop by to say good-bye to Michele and to purchase some of her very special yarns directly from her for the last time. Northwest Wools will continue to carry Toots LeBlanc & Co. yarns until we run out of our inventory.

One of a Kind Buttons Pop-up Shop

Northwest Wools 3524 SW Troy St., Portland, OR

Sunday, March 10th
10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Come and meet Candace Wilson, the ceramic artist behind One of a Kind Buttons, at a one-day Pop-up Shop on Sunday. Candace will have a selection of ceramic buttons, pins and shawl pins as well as her popular garden birds and bird ornaments. And we are so pleased she created a special Shawl Pin for our Shop’s Featured RCYC Knit Pattern, allowing us to “Put a Bird on it”!

2020 Rose City Yarn Crawl Patterns

Northwest Wools 3524 SW Troy St., Portland, OR

Our theme for the 2020 Rose City Yarn Crawl is “Birds of the Pacific Northwest,” and it was so much fun coming up with patterns to go with the theme! Once again we have something extra special: Along with our Featured Knit and Crochet Patterns, we will also offer an “unofficial” Crawl pattern for Weavers! Yowza!!

Shaggy Bear Farms Pop-up Shop

Northwest Wools 3524 SW Troy St., Portland, OR

Saturday, March 7th
10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Meet Wendy Hanson on Saturday at this one-day Pop-up Shop, 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, many of which are rescue animals. So your purchases not only support Wendy, but also all of these wonderful animals she has saved.

In the Deep Hue Sea Pop-up Shop

Northwest Wools 3524 SW Troy St., Portland, OR

Sunday, March 8th
10:00 am – 6:00 pm

We are pleased to welcome another Oregon-based Indie Dyer to the group of Indies we regularly carry. Erica Roberts, Owner of In the Deep Hue Sea, will be here on Sunday for a Pop-up Shop showcasing her beautiful, vividly dyed yarns.