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azjadi
01-12-2007, 10:15 PM
I moved here from Texas and have just recently gotten into knitting... what's around here for knitters???

feministmama
01-13-2007, 01:37 AM
Oh honey you have moved to knitting Nirvana!! We have so many LYS and coffee shops that have yarn circles and all kindsa stuff. Anything you need let me know. Welcome to town. :waving:

feministmama
01-13-2007, 01:41 AM
Here's a link to a blog that lists Portland LYS

http://www.altportland.com/consume/yarn.shtml

azjadi
01-13-2007, 03:58 PM
Thanks! :)

kjharris
01-19-2007, 10:46 AM
I recently moved here also from Baltimore. This is definitely a knitting mecca.

feministmama
01-19-2007, 12:28 PM
I'm also the knitting guru for my local stitch n bitch at PSU. We meet on Wednesdays at the PSU women's center from 12- whenever I get tired. We're open to everyone, not just students so feel free to stop by. :heart:

Tornado
02-28-2007, 07:50 PM
What isn't around here for knitters? There's tons of places to get awesome yarn on Portland. There are also lots of knitting circles/clubs, I actually heard about this from feministmama's Stich N' Bitch, and that's a really good place to meet cool knitter's who can help and teach you pretty much whatever you want.

Wrennn
03-17-2007, 10:36 AM
I live just outside the metro area towards the coast. Knitting Bee on West Union rd is my fave place. Boersma's in McMinville is a great shop too if you're out that way. Just found this site...too cooool!

xxx Wrennn

jeanius80
04-15-2007, 10:16 PM
hi portland knitters! :mrgreen:
my dh is taking me on a weekend trip to portland for my birthday in june, and i want to visit at least one LYS. which area would you reccomend we stay in? and do you have an absolute favorite LYS? thanks (and sorry if i highjacked this topic!! :muah: )

Wrennn
04-16-2007, 09:53 AM
There's a ton of really fine yarn shops in Portland. My fave is The Knitting Bee. It's in the little shopping center at the intersection of 185th & West Union rd in sw Portland. You can go down hwy 26(towards the coast) & go right off the 185th exit to West Union rd. . There's another called the Farm House on Farmington road that has beautiful yarn that's arranged by color. It's like walking into a fabulous rainbow. Take a left off the 185th exit & drive till you come to Farmington, then left again. The Farmhouse will be on your right(a mile or 2 in an actual house)down the road. Fellow PDX'ers, some of the other shops ??? :thinking:

Hope you have a great time while you're in town! Let us know which ones you go to. I wouldn't mind exploring a new shop myself :teehee: