Northwest Wools

Local yarn shop (LYS)
3524 SW Troy Street
Portland, Oregon 97219
United States
Ravelry patterns are available to purchase in this shop

Coronavirus pandemic: Information for customers

We want everyone who visits or works at Northwest Wools to feel comfortable - vaccinated and unvaccinated alike. Because many in our community are not yet able to be vaccinated, and due to the uncertainty of new variants, we will continue to require that masks be worn in the shop. We have raised our shop visitor capacity to 6. We will continue our Curbside Pick-up and Mail service. Just phone us at 503-244-5024 during these days & hours. We are now offering another way for Safe Shopping - a new Online Store stocked with our most popular Yarn Kits. We offer Curbside Pickup and Mailing. Kits for Knitters, Crocheters and Weavers: Thanks so much for your continuing support during this pandemic. We could not remain Portland’s Oldest Yarn Shop without you!


Shop hours may be affected by Coronavirus. Please call ahead!

Monday - Friday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

We are Portland’s Oldest Yarn Shop, with one of the largest Yarn & Fiber inventories in the area. Our Knitting, Crochet, Spinning, Weaving and Felting Fibers have been designed for fiber artists in historic Multnomah Village for over 30 years. We offer a wide array of knitting, weaving, crochet, felting and spinning classes.

We have a large selection of Local yarns & fibers created by many Oregon Indie Artists including: Teresa Ruch Designs, Knitted Wit, Kate Loomis, Shaggy Bear Farms, Three Fates Yarns, Mosaic Moon, Under the Deep Hue Sea, Woolgatherings, Dicentra Designs, Foxglove Fibers and others. We sell spinning and felting fibers, including some that are from rare & unique breeds - plus yarns for dyeing.

We carry a very large selection of Commercial yarns from Madelinetosh, Habu Textiles, Shibui Knits, NORO, Malabrigo, Rowan, Cascade, Knitting Fever & Euro Yarns, The Alpaca Yarn Co., Brown Sheep, Berroco, Manos Del Uruguay, Plymouth, Tahki Stacy Charles (TSC) and more wools, silks, bamboo, Tencel, rayon, cotton, linen blends, mohair, alpaca, llama, yak, cashmere & angora.

We also carry a large selection of needles, accessories, buttons, patterns, books, magazines and gift items - all aimed at Fiber Artists’ needs. Equipment & Tools for Weaving, Spinning and Felting are either in stock or can be Special Ordered to met your exact requirements.

Located just a few miles south of downtown Portland, Oregon, the Village offers shopping, restaurants, an art center, and plenty of free parking. We are also on the Tri-Met bus line so from downtown you can take bus #44 or #45 and it stops right in front of our store.

Shop staff



Brands that have been purchased at this shop.

  • Adriafil
    last stashed Jun 2021
  • Alexandra the Art of Yarn
  • Araucania
    last stashed Aug 2021
  • Berroco
    last stashed May 2021
  • Black Trillium Fibre Studio
    last stashed Jul 2021
  • Blue Sky Fibers
    last stashed May 2021
  • Borgo de' Pazzi
    last stashed Jul 2021
  • Brown Sheep
    last stashed Feb 2021
  • Cardiff Cashmere
  • Cascade Yarns ®
    last stashed Aug 2021
  • Debbie Bliss
  • Dicentra Designs
  • Ella Rae
  • Elsebeth Lavold
    last stashed Jul 2021
  • Erika Knight Yarns
  • Habu Textiles
    last stashed Mar 2021
  • In The Deep Hue Sea
  • Jamieson's of Shetland
    last stashed Jan 2021
  • Juniper Moon Farm
    last stashed Feb 2021
  • Kelbourne Woolens
  • Knitted Wit
    last stashed Aug 2021
  • Lambstrings Yarn
    last stashed Nov 2020
  • Laneras
  • Lincatex
  • Malabrigo Yarn
    last stashed Jul 2021
  • Manos del Uruguay
    last stashed Apr 2021
  • Mirasol Yarn
    last stashed Aug 2021
  • Misti Alpaca
    last stashed Apr 2021
  • Mosaic Moon
    last stashed Apr 2021
  • Navia
    last stashed Apr 2021
  • Noro
    last stashed Aug 2021
  • Plymouth Yarn
    last stashed Apr 2108
  • Reywa Fibers
  • Rowan
    last stashed Jul 2021
  • Schachenmayr Regia
    last stashed Dec 2020
  • Schoppel-Wolle
    last stashed Jun 2021
  • Shaggy Bear Farms
    last stashed Aug 2021
  • Shibui Knits
    last stashed Jul 2021
  • Stacy Charles Fine Yarns
  • Tahki Yarns
    last stashed Jun 2021
  • Teresa Ruch Designs
    last stashed Sep 2021
  • The Alpaca Yarn Co.
    last stashed Jun 2021
  • The Cauldron's Path
    last stashed Jan 2021
  • Three Fates
  • Trendsetter Yarns
  • Woolgatherings
  • madelinetosh
    last stashed Jul 2021