Regular Hours: Mon – Fri 10am-6pm; Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 11am-4pm

Rose City Yarn Crawl Hours: Thu, Fri, Sat, & Sun 10am-6pm

Northwest Wools is Portland’s oldest yarn shop, with friendly experts to help you. We carry all the major brands of yarn & local Indies too. Yarn, Fiber, Roving, Buttons, Books, Patterns & Accessories. Needles and Equipment for every Fiber Art – plus Classes daily. We feature a very large inventory of yarns for Knitters, Crocheters & Weavers. Big names like: Adriafil, Aracunia, Berroco, Blue Sky Fibers, Brown Sheep, Cardiff, Cascade, Debbie Bliss, Elsebeth Lavold, Erika Knight, Habu Textiles, Imperial Yarn, Juniper Moon, Kelbourne Woolens, Knitting Fever, Lana Grossa, Madelinetosh, Malabrigo, Manos del Uruguay, Mirasol, NORO, Plymouth, Rowan, Schachenmayr Regia, Schoppel-Wolle, Shibui Knits, Tahki Stacy Charles, Trendsetter & more. We carry a large selection of 8/4 Cotton Carpet warp in a rainbow of colors, plus Specialy Yarns to add texture or sparkle to your Weaving. And for those seeking something “special” we support the following Yarn Independents, many local to Oregon: Alexandra’s Crafts, Black Trillium Fibers, In the Deep Hue Sea, Knitted Wit, Lantern Moon, Mosaic Moon, Rewya Fibers, Shaggy Bear Farms, Teresa Ruch, The Alpaca Yarn Co., Three Fates Yarns, Toots LeBlanc & Co and Vrinda Yarn. For Spinners and Felters we carry one of the largest Roving inventories in town. Merino Roving from Foxglove Fibers in a wide selection of colors, plus hand-dyed Fiber Braids from Indies Dicentra Designs and Woolgatherings. Un-dyed unique and rare breed roving is provided by one of our “Farm to Needle” suppliers, Shaggy Bear Farms. We also carry a selection of unique fibers to add texture or sparkle to your Projects.


Mar 5 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Mosaic Moon will help us kick off the 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[...]
Mar 6 @ 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,[...]
Mar 6 @ 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[...]
Mar 7 @ 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[...]
Mar 8 @ 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, loves being a full-time Fiberista, so she can spend more time[...]


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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Light Snacks/ Coffee

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

Prosperity Pie Shoppe 7814 SW Capitol Hwy Portland, OR 97219 (503) 207-6664

A Yummy Meal

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

Casa Vaca 7800 SW Capitol Highway Portland, OR 97219 (503) 432-8479

Non-Knitting Shopping

Indigo Traders 7878 Southwest Capital Highway Portland, OR 97219 (503) 780-2422

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

Non-Knitting Hangout

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