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

As we settle into this pandemic “New Normal”, we will be moving to our new regular routine: Open Days will be every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, when we are excited to welcome you back into our cozy LYS! “Walk in” shopping will be 10:00 - 2:00 on these days, with a limit of 2 Shoppers at a time. Private Appointments are from 2:00-4:00 on these days. To reserve a Private Appointment please email us at We will continue our Curbside Pick-up, Mail service and Home Delivery (within 5 miles). 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, Home Delivery within 5 miles or Mailing to you. 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 - Wednesday Closed
Thursday - Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sunday Closed

We are Portland’s Oldest Yarn Shop, with one of the Yarn & Fiber largest 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 and spinning classes.

We have a large selection of Local yarns & fibers created by many Oregon Indie Artists including: Toots LeBlanc & Co., Teresa Ruch Designs, Knitted Wit, Kate Loomis, Shaggy Bear Farms, Alexandra’s Crafts, 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, Debbie Bliss, Rowan, Cascade, Knitting Fever & Euro Yarns, Blue Heron, The Alpaca Yarn Co., Brown Sheep, Berroco, Manos Del Uruguay, Classic Elite, Mountain Colors, Plymouth, Tahki Stacy Charles (TSC) and more wools, silks, bamboo, tencel, rayon, cotton, linen blends, mohair, alpaca, llama, yak, buffalo, camel, 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.

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Brands that have been purchased at this shop.

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