Join the 2018 Rose City Yarn Crawl!

Unravel Portland | March 1-4, 2018

We hope you will join us and other participating local yarn shops in the annual Rose City Yarn Crawl. 2018 will mark our ninth year of celebrating Portland as a yarn and fiber destination. Grab your passport and get ready to enter to win 75 prizes (six prizes at Northwest Wools alone), collect featured patterns, and visit Northwest Wools special trunk shows. Yowza!

Rose City Yarn Crawl Events at Northwest Wools

Mosaic Moon Yarns Trunk Show

March 1 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Mosaic Moon is a small, artisan hand-dyed yarn and fiber business located in Ashland, Oregon. Started by Morwenna Palmehn 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. We find her colorways soft and lovely, just like her yarns!

Stephania Fregosi, owner of Three Fates Yarn, creates amazing yarn gradients.

Three Fates Yarns Trunk Show

March 2 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

We invite you to join Stephania Fregosi, of Three Fates Yarns, an Indie Dyer from Salem, Oregon, for a trunk show featuring her fabulous yarns and fibers. Steph is well known for her use of colors – especially notable in her gradient yarns and fibers. Gradient yarns are in single skeins or packaged in smaller bundles.

Favour Valley Buttons Trunk Show

March 2 @ 10:05 am – 6:00 pm

Favour Valley Woodworking is a small independent business in New Hampshire creating unique hand-made wood and antler buttons, toggles, shawl pins & accessories. Owner Martha Sunderland is a talented Woodworker who is also dedicated to preserving and celebrating her natural environment.

Wendy Hanson of Shaggy Bear Farms photograph.

Shaggy Bear Farms Trunk Show

March 3 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Meet Wendy Hanson 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.  And many of these are “rescue animals”! So your purchases not only support Wendy, but also all of these wonderful animals she has saved.

Michele and Mike Dillon of Toots LeBlanc and Co. Yarns.  Michele custom blends these un-dyed, all natural yarns for a unique, self-haloing effect.

Toots LeBlanc & Co. Trunk Show

March 4 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Come meet Michele and Mike Dillon of Toots LeBlanc & Co. Yarns. Michele custom blends these un-dyed, all natural yarns for a unique, self-haloing effect. We are the only yarn shop carrying these rare yarns. Great for knitters, weavers and crocheters looking for something super soft with a tight twist.

Come meet Candace Wilson, the Ceramic Artist behind One of a Kind Buttons. Candace’s buttons, pins and shawl pins are truly unique. She draws all her designs by hand, then creates the stamps to produce these fabulous ceramic items which are truly “one of a kind”!

One of a Kind Buttons Trunk Show

March 4 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Come and meet Candace Wilson, the ceramic artist behind One of a Kind Buttons. Many of you know Candace from her beautiful buttons and shawl pins. Along with those, this year Candace will be showcasing her unique ceramic gift items. These are quite lovely and related to the you as a fiber artist.