Northwest Wools

Regular Hours: Mon, Tue, & Wed 10am-6pm; Thu 10am-7:30pm; Fri 10am-6pm; Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 11am-4pm
Crawl Hours: Thu, Fri, Sat, & Sun 10am-6pm


We are Portland’s oldest yarn shop with friendly Experts to help you! We carry all the major brands of yarn & local Indies too. Fiber, Buttons, Books, Patterns & Accessories. Needles and equipment for every Fiber Art. Classes Daily.

We feature a very large inventory of yarns for Knitters, Crocheters & Weavers. Big names like: Berroco, Brown Sheep, Cascade, Classic Elite, Crystal Palace, Debbie Bliss, Elsebeth Lavold, Habu Textiles, Madelinetosh, Malabrigo, Manos del Uruguay, Mirasol, NORO, Plymouth, Rowan, Shibui Knits, Tahki Stacy Charles, Trendsetter & more.

And for those seeking something “special” we support the following Yarn Independents, many local to Oregon: Alexandra’s Crafts, Ancient Arts, Art by Eve, Artyarns, Black Trillium Fibers, Blue Heron, Juniper Moon, Knitted Wit, Lantern Moon, Mosaic Moon, Rewya Fibers, Shaggy Bear Farms, Teresa Ruch, The Alpaca Yarn Co., Three Fates Yarns, and Toots LeBlanc & Co.

We carry the largest inventory of spinning and felting fibers in Portland. We have hand-dyed roving braids from Dicentra Designs and Woolgatherings, colored merino roving from Ashland Bay and un-dyed white top roving from Brown Sheep. Plus we carry un-dyed unique or rare breed roving from Shaggy Bear Farms, as well as other specialty fibers.

Trip Planner

  • We are on Tri-Met Bus routes 44, 45 and 54.
  • If driving, we are 15 minutes from the downtown Portland City Center, in the near Southwest section of Portland.
  • Driving from Portland: Take I-5 South, exit 296B onto Multnomah Blvd. Right onto SW 35th and you’re in the heart of Multnomah Village!
  • Free on-street parking in Multnomah Village.

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Local Hotspots

Light Snacks/ Coffee

Village Coffee 7781 Southwest Capitol Highway Portland, OR 97219 (505) 244-3954

Hattie’s Sweet Shop 7828 SW Capital Hwy Portland, OR 97219 (503) 293-0088

A Yummy Meal

Marco’s Cafe & Espresso Bar 7910 Southwest 35th Avenue Portland, OR 97219 (503) 245-0199

O’Connors 7850 SW Capital Hwy Portland, OR 97219 503-244-1690

Non-Knitting Shopping

Village Beads 7807 Southwest Capitol Highway Portland, OR 97219-2465 (503) 244-1821

Thinker Toys 7784 Southwest Capitol Highway Portland, Oregon, 97219 (503) 245-3936

Non-Knitters Hang-out

Annie Bloom’s Books 7834 SW Capitol Hwy Portland, OR 97219-2498 (503) 246-0053