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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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Holiday Gifts at Northwest Wools

December 8, 2018 - January 1, 2019
Northwest Wools, 3524 SW Troy St.
Portland, OR 97219 United States

Northwest Wools is the place to come for holiday items. We make it easy for you to shop local while buying and creating great gifts!

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January 2019

Knit Two-Color Brioche in the Round

January 18 @ 1:00 pm - February 10 @ 3:30 pm
Northwest Wools, 3524 SW Troy St.
Portland, OR 97219 United States

Brioche knitting is the current “it knit” and you can do it, too! Brioche knitting is easier in the round than flat, and even easier with two colors rather than one. Guest instructor Michele Lee Bernstein will teach the basics of two-color brioche knitting in this specialty class designed for knitters who are brand-new to brioche.

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February 2019

Cardiff Cashmere Trunk Show

February 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Northwest Wools, 3524 SW Troy St.
Portland, OR 97219 United States

Friday, February 8
2:00 – 6:00 pm

Can there ever be too much cashmere? Not in our opinion! Get a closer look at these cashmere garments and accessories at our Cardiff Cashmere Trunk Show from Trendsetter Yarns.

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2019 Rose City Yarn Crawl Featured Patterns

February 14 - March 11
Northwest Wools, 3524 SW Troy St.
Portland, OR 97219 United States
Rose City Yarn Crawl 2017

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 Patterns, we will also offer an “unofficial” Crawl pattern for Weavers! We’ll have Limited Edition Yarn Kits of all three of these items available for…

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March 2019

Mosaic Moon Pop-up Shop

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Northwest Wools, 3524 SW Troy St.
Portland, OR 97219 United States
Mosaic Moon bringing unique yarns to Northwest Wools.

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!

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Three Fates Yarns Pop-up Shop

March 8 @ 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 8th
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 8 @ 10:01 am - 6:00 pm
Northwest Wools, 3524 SW Troy St.
Portland, OR 97219 United States

Friday, March 8th
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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Shaggy Bear Farms Pop-up Shop

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Northwest Wools, 3524 SW Troy St.
Portland, OR 97219 United States
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.

Saturday, March 9th
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.

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Toots LeBlanc & Co. Pop-up Shop

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

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.

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One of a Kind Buttons Pop-up Shop

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Northwest Wools, 3524 SW Troy St.
Portland, OR 97219 United States
Come meet Candace Wilson, the Ceramic Artist behind One of a Kind Buttons. Candace’s buttons, pins and shawl pins are truly unique. She draws all her designs by hand, then creates the stamps to produce these fabulous ceramic items which are truly “one of a kind”!

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”!

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April 2019

Local Yarn Store Day

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Northwest Wools, 3524 SW Troy St.
Portland, OR 97219 United States
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Join us for Local Yarn Store Day!

Saturday, April 27, 2019
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Come out and celebrate Local Yarn Store Day with us! We are always grateful for our wonderful customers, and we’re excited to have a chance to show our appreciation. Join us for raffles, free patterns, a “Rigid Heddle-In,” a Specialty Ravelry Class and more!

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Ravelry from Top to Bottom

April 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Northwest Wools, 3524 SW Troy St.
Portland, OR 97219 United States
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$40

Instructor: Debbi Stone
Saturday, April 27
1:00 – 4:00 pm

Are you new to Ravelry or have you had an account for years? Would you like to learn some new ways of using this multi-faceted tool? Then this class is for you!

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May 2019

Mother’s Day First Friday

May 3 @ 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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Next Steps in Brioche
Specialty Class with Michele Lee Bernstein
(aka PDXKnitterati)

May 31 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Northwest Wools, 3524 SW Troy St.
Portland, OR 97219 United States
$45

Friday, May 31, 2019
1:00 - 4:00 pm

If you’ve learned basic brioche and you’re ready for the next step, then this class is for you! We’re bringing Michele Lee Bernstein back to show us how to make those straight brioche lines twist and turn. This is our Level 2 class in learning about brioche here at Northwest Wools. So join us as we venture beyond basic brioche!

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June 2019

Road Trip Projects

June 1 - July 1
Northwest Wools, 3524 SW Troy St.
Portland, OR 97219 United States

Summer is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start planning those Road Trip Projects! Even if you’re not going anywhere, these small and portable projects are perfect for hot summer months. Because who wants a wool afghan on their lap when it’s 90 degrees outside?

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July 2019

Summer Knit Along

July 10 @ 6:30 pm - August 14 @ 8:00 pm
Northwest Wools, 3524 SW Troy St.
Portland, OR 97219 United States
Learn how to make a rad multi-colored scarf like the Oak Park Scarf.

Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00pm
July 10-August 14

Come knit with us! Join us for sparkling wine, conversation, and, of course, knitting! We’ll get together Wednesday evenings this summer to work on the Ravelry pattern “Oak Park.”

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Specialty Class: Felted Purse with Resist Pattern

July 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Northwest Wools, 3524 SW Troy St.
Portland, OR 97219 United States

Friday, July 19
1:00-4:00 pm

Come learn the basics of Wet Felting at this specialty class! We’ll create a small, buttoned purse with a resist design – perfect for a cell phone or those small essentials you need for a night out on the town.

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September 2019

Shaggy Bear Farms Pop-Up Shop

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

Friday, September 6
1:00 - 6:00 pm

Come meet Wendy Hanson of Shaggy Bear Farms, and browse her selection of gorgeous yarns and fibers! Fiber crafters of all types will find something to love in her collection of unique blends.

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October 2019

Next Steps in Rigid Heddle Weaving

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Northwest Wools, 3524 SW Troy St.
Portland, OR 97219 United States

Next Steps in Rigid Heddle Weaving
Specialty Class
Saturday, October 12, 10 am - 1 pm

If you’ve learned the basics of Rigid Heddle Weaving and you’re ready to learn more, then this class is for you! Weaving Instructor Sylvia Emard will introduce you to an assortment of special techniques to help you take your weaving to the next level.

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