Knit Two-Color Brioche in the Round

Northwest Wools 3524 SW Troy St., Portland, OR

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.

Cardiff Cashmere Trunk Show

Northwest Wools 3524 SW Troy St., Portland, OR

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.

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!

Three Fates Yarns Pop-up Shop

Northwest Wools 3524 SW Troy St., Portland, OR

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!

Favour Valley Woodworking Pop-up Shop

Northwest Wools 3524 SW Troy St., Portland, OR

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.

Shaggy Bear Farms Pop-up Shop

Northwest Wools 3524 SW Troy St., Portland, OR

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.

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”!

Local Yarn Store Day

Northwest Wools 3524 SW Troy St., Portland, OR

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!

Ravelry from Top to Bottom

Northwest Wools 3524 SW Troy St., Portland, OR

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!

$40

Mother’s Day First Friday

Northwest Wools 3524 SW Troy St., Portland, OR

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.

Free

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

Northwest Wools 3524 SW Troy St., Portland, OR

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!

$45

Road Trip Projects

Northwest Wools 3524 SW Troy St., Portland, OR

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?

Summer Knit Along

Northwest Wools 3524 SW Troy St., Portland, OR

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.”

Specialty Class: Felted Purse with Resist Pattern

Northwest Wools 3524 SW Troy St., Portland, OR

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.

Shaggy Bear Farms Pop-Up Shop

Northwest Wools 3524 SW Troy St., Portland, OR

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.

Next Steps in Rigid Heddle Weaving

Northwest Wools 3524 SW Troy St., Portland, OR

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.

Specialty Class: Felted Purse with Resist Pattern

Northwest Wools 3524 SW Troy St., Portland, OR

Specialty Class: Felted Purse with Resist Pattern
Sat, November 2, 10:00 am - 1:00 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.