Events

This page will be updated with 2017 events in early 2017. In the mean time you can see 2016 events below toget a sense of the wealth of fun happenings shops tend to provide.

Participating shops will be open at least 10am-6pm Thursday-Saturday and 10am-4pm Sunday. In addition, some shops may be open earlier or later – please check the individual shops’ pages for specific hours.

For a list of events by shop, please see the individual shops’ pages.

2016 Events

For a list of fun events and happenings sorted by day and reverse-alphabetically by shop, read on!

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Yarntastic! Fiber Arts
All Day – Abstract Fiber Trunk Show
A Portland favorite, known for their brilliant colors and knot free skeins, Abstract Fiber is a well-known local dyer with a devoted following. Come see these wonderfully soft yarns and fibers for yourself!

All Day – Argentgal Designs Trunk Show
Portland designer Theressa Silver will be on hand to showcase her many wonderful patterns and introduce some new ones along the way!

All Day – Thoroughly Thwacked Trunk Show
The vibrant colors of this local hand dyer’s “unique fiber pretties” will be on full display for all of us to enjoy and admire. Come get Thwacked with the rest of us!

All Day – Door Prizes
We’ll be offering some great doorprizes and other goodies with random drawings throughout the Crawl!

Yarnia
6pm-9pm – After-Hours RCYC Kickoff Soiree
Come by the shop and enjoy extended hours for shopping, drinks, and snacks! If you’re crowd-averse, this is also the perfect time to stop by our shop. Our shop is small and during the peak crawl hours we can get pretty swamped. Showing up on Thursday if you’re able, and coming to this after-hours soiree is your best bet for a more relaxed custom yarn experience, and definitely a great time to come if you’re contemplating a project for which you think you might want some dedicated consultation.

Wool ‘N Wares
All Day – Aurora Colony Hand Spinners Guild
The spinners will be demoonstrating their craft and we will have the Antique Spinning Wheel Raffle.

All Day – Blue Sky Alpaca/Spud and Chloe Trunk Show
Beautiful offerings with many varieties of yarn.

All Day – Despondent dye
exclusive yarn crawl offering

All Day – Spinning Mind Designs
Michele Powell makes her closures for scarves and shawls from natural stone which she likes to call “Rock ‘N More Accents”.

All Day – The Spinning Ewe Farm
Shepherdess Jan McMahon will be sharing Ruby, a ewe, and her two ewe lambs, Calico Kate and Bonny Lass.

Twisted
All Day – Prizes
Write your name down on the sign-in sheets to be entered to win a long list of fantastic prizes from our generous sponsors. PLUS, get a free gift bag filled with patterns, tidbits, notions, coupons and fun miscellany with every purchase over $50 (while supplies last; one per customer, please).

10am-2pm – JaMpdx Trunk Show
Enjoy JAMPDX’s wide variety of ceramic works of art. From yarn bowls to mugs you’re sure to fall in love with something from this local artistic duo. Jenn and Megan will be here from at least 10am-2pm and the trunk show will be up all day.

Pearl Fiber Arts
All Day – Alexandra’s Crafts pop-up shop
All the lovely colors of yarn and fiber from Alexandra will be on hand, including a new sock yarn that’s exclusive to Pearl Fiber Arts! Alexandra will be here, too.

Northwest Wools
10am-6pm – Teresa Ruch Yarns with Teresa Ruch

10am-6pm – One of a Kind Buttons with Candace Wilson

The Naked Sheep Knit Shop
All Day – Daily Prize Giveaway!
We’ll be pairing up some fiber-related fun with a Gift Certificate from one of our featured Hot Spots. Just for stopping by and signing in, you’ll be entered to win!

All Day – Stitch Jones Trunk Show
The amazingly talented local fiber artist, Sharon Spence, will be at The Naked Sheep all weekend with her fun and friendly yarns. We’re featuring her Titanium Sock Yarn for our RCYC Knitting Pattern.

6pm-9pm – Knit Nite Extravaganza
Come hang out on our colorful furniture after a long day of crawling. We’ll have some delicious snacks for you.

Knitting Bee
10am-6pm – Republic of Wool Pop-Up Shop & Trunk Show
Whether you prefer your color brash and bold or soft and dreamy, you’re sure to find something irresistibly delightful from Portland’s own Republic of Wool. Meet Michele Morgan, the woman behind the skeins, from 10am-2pm on Saturday. We’ll have several of Michelle’s gorgeous knits on display and yarn will be available all weekend.

10am-6pm – YOTH Yarns Pop-Up Shop & Trunk Show
Experience the full range of YOTH’s sophisticated color palettes and sumptuous luxury yarns at our exclusive YOTH Yarns pop-up shop on Thursday & Friday. Co-founder and Little Brother Danny Jobe will be on hand from 10am-2pm both days and promises to bring a beautiful collection of garments and accessories designed by his Big Sister Veronika.

Knit Purl
10am-6pm – Andrea Mowry Trunk Show
Come see Andrea Mowry’s clever, cozy patterns knit up in person all Yarn Crawl weekend!

10am-6pm – Brooklyn Tweed Trunk Show
Come see the newest Brooklyn Tweed collection, Winter 16. It will be on display throughout the Crawl.

10am-6pm – Water Street Trunk Show
Come meet the founders of North Light Fibers, and experience the beauty of Water Street yarn in person.

10am-6pm – Woolfolk Hygge Trunk Show
Woolfolk’s Hygge Collection, made with soft, bulky Hygge, will also be on display throughout the Crawl.

Happy Knits
6pm-8pm – Craft Night

For Yarn’s Sake
10am-4pm – Portland Designers and Knitted Wit Trunk Show
Meet local designers Debbi Stone, Michele Lee Bernstein, and Shannon Squire, and check out their fabulous creations up close and personal. And indulge in the lovely hand-dyed yarns from one of our favorite Indy dyers, Knitted Wit.

All Day – Daily prize give-aways
Simply stop in, and you may get lucky, taking home a fiber treat.

Dublin Bay Knitting Co.
11am-5pm – Meet The Designer – Linette Grayum

All Day – Irish Hand Dyer Showcase
Join us for a special showcase of our lovely Irish hand dyers: Life in the Long Grass, Hedgehog Fibres, Townhouse Yarns, & Dublin Dye Company!

All Day – Trunk Show by Never Not Knitting
Alana Dakos has been designing knitwear since 2009. She has three published titles, Botanical Knits, Botanical Knits 2 and Coastal Knits and has many single patterns available on ravelry. Her style is very fashionable while incorporating a love of nature and textured stitches with botanical themes.

All Day – Trunk Show by Knitbot
Knitbot is a knitwear design company created by Hannah Fettig who has been a popular knitwear designer for many years with many published books and patterns. She has produced beautifully simple garments for both men and women. Her design style is chic with clean lines and textured stitches.

All Day – Trunk Show by b.Woolens
b. Woolens is a special designer to Dublin Bay who got her start designing for our very own solstice yarn line patterns. She is incredibly talented and has an eye for effortless designs that showcase simplicity and elegance for both adults and children. Her designs are perfect for the beginning and advanced knitter alike.

All Day – Trunk Show by Linette Grayum
Linette Grayum is also a special designer to Dublin Bay as she honed many of her designing talents here. Her designs are ornate and classic with just enough complexity to keep you on your toes. She has published a shawl in Jane Austen Knits Fall 2015 and sells many of her patterns on Ravelry.

Close Knit
10am-6pm – Close Knit will host Brook Sinnes, the Napa based natural dye artist of Sincere Sheep. We sincerely love her inspiring yarn!

10am-6pm – Local Portland designer, Lisa Carney-Fenton, will be showing off her lovely designs featuring shop yarns.

10am – Our first purchasing customers of each day will receive exciting door prizes!

All day – On display every day of the Crawl we will feature the fall/winter Shibui trunk show with all the garments for the new Shibui spring yarn… Rain. These elegant garments and yarn are sure to impress.

All day – Blue Sky Alpacas winter collection trunk show.

All day – The Spud and Chloe trunk show will be at Close Knit featuring adorable baby knits. You will want to knit for every baby you know!

All day – We are also pleased to show off the Harrisville trunk show with all their heirloom quality garments and accessories featuring Watershed, Flywheel, and new yarn, Turbine.

BlackSheep at Orenco


Friday, March 4, 2016

Yarntastic! Fiber Arts
All Day – Abstract Fiber Trunk Show
A Portland favorite, known for their brilliant colors and knot free skeins, Abstract Fiber is a well-known local dyer with a devoted following. Come see these wonderfully soft yarns and fibers for yourself!

All Day – Argentgal Designs Trunk Show
Portland designer Theressa Silver will be on hand to showcase her many wonderful patterns and introduce some new ones along the way!

All Day – Thoroughly Thwacked Trunk Show
The vibrant colors of this local hand dyer’s “unique fiber pretties” will be on full display for all of us to enjoy and admire. Come get Thwacked with the rest of us!

All Day – Door Prizes
We’ll be offering some great doorprizes and other goodies with random drawings throughout the Crawl!

Yarnia

Wool ‘N Wares
All Day – Aurora Colony Hand Spinners Guild
The spinners will be demoonstrating their craft and we will have the Antique Spinning Wheel Raffle.

All Day – Blue Sky Alpaca/Spud and Chloe Trunk Show
Beautiful offerings with many varieties of yarn.

All Day – Despondent dye
exclusive yarn crawl offering

All Day – Spinning Mind Designs
Michele Powell makes her closures for scarves and shawls from natural stone which she likes to call “Rock ‘N More Accents”.

All Day – Miss Purl
Miss Purl Presents Great Handmade Stitch Markers!!!! If you have not seen her work, you don’t want to miss this!

All Day – Carl Herndon Spindles and Fibers
Judy and Carl Herndon began with a small handful of Pygora and Nigerian goats. The herd now has grown to more than forty, including their miscellaneous mascot, Petey a Lamoncha wether, who regularly stands guard over the flock. Judy is an avid spinner and knitter and to complement this, Carl began using his talents as a lifelong wood turner to produce complementary accessories that are works of art in and of themselves.

All Day – One of a Kind Buttons
Buttons are made of terracotta, stoneware or porcelain clay. Each button is fired twice with 1 to 3 coats of glaze on them. No two buttons are exactly alike. The designs are mostly my drawings I have made into stamps, and other textured stamps.

Twisted
All Day – Prizes
Write your name down on the sign-in sheets to be entered to win a long list of fantastic prizes from our generous sponsors. PLUS, get a free gift bag filled with patterns, tidbits, notions, coupons and fun miscellany with every purchase over $50 (while supplies last; one per customer, please).

9am-5pm – Harmony Montessori School Snack & Spin Station Fundraiser
Weather permitting, volunteers big and small from Harmony Montessori School will staff a table outside Twisted with coffee, baked goods, and yarn winding for donations. Profits from the bake sale will go toward expansion and/or operating needs of the school. Profits from yarn winding will go exclusively toward financial aid for students.

Pearl Fiber Arts
All Day – Alexandra’s Crafts pop-up shop
All the lovely colors of yarn and fiber from Alexandra will be on hand, including a new sock yarn that’s exclusive to Pearl Fiber Arts! Alexandra will be here, too.

Northwest Wools
10am-3pm – Knitted Wit Yarns with Lorajean Kelley

10am-3pm – Shannon Squire Designs with Shannon Squire

The Naked Sheep Knit Shop
All Day – Daily Prize Giveaway!
We’ll be pairing up some fiber-related fun with a Gift Certificate from one of our featured Hot Spots. Just for stopping by and signing in, you’ll be entered to win!

All Day – Stitch Jones Trunk Show
The amazingly talented local fiber artist, Sharon Spence, will be at The Naked Sheep all weekend with her fun and friendly yarns. We’re featuring her Titanium Sock Yarn for our RCYC Knitting Pattern.

All Day – There’s Only One You! Book Signing
Bradley Clark, local author and VP of Everything at The Naked Sheep, will be available to sign and personalize his recently published children’s book, There’s Only One You! This colorful, fun book encourages kids of all ages to embrace their uniqueness and do what they love!

Knitting Bee
10am-6pm – Republic of Wool Pop-Up Shop & Trunk Show
Whether you prefer your color brash and bold or soft and dreamy, you’re sure to find something irresistibly delightful from Portland’s own Republic of Wool. Meet Michele Morgan, the woman behind the skeins, from 10am-2pm on Saturday. We’ll have several of Michelle’s gorgeous knits on display and yarn will be available all weekend.

10am-6pm – YOTH Yarns Pop-Up Shop & Trunk Show
Experience the full range of YOTH’s sophisticated color palettes and sumptuous luxury yarns at our exclusive YOTH Yarns pop-up shop on Thursday & Friday. Co-founder and Little Brother Danny Jobe will be on hand from 10am-2pm both days and promises to bring a beautiful collection of garments and accessories designed by his Big Sister Veronika.

Knit Purl
10am-6pm – Andrea Mowry Trunk Show
Come see Andrea Mowry’s clever, cozy patterns knit up in person all Yarn Crawl weekend!

10am-6pm – Brooklyn Tweed Trunk Show
Come see the newest Brooklyn Tweed collection, Winter 16. It will be on display throughout the Crawl.

10am-6pm – Water Street Trunk Show
Come meet the founders of North Light Fibers, and experience the beauty of Water Street yarn in person.

10am-6pm – Woolfolk Hygge Trunk Show
Woolfolk’s Hygge Collection, made with soft, bulky Hygge, will also be on display throughout the Crawl.

Happy Knits
6pm-8:30pm – Party Time!
Join us and all your RCYC friends for snacks, beverages (both adult approved and non-alcoholic), and raffle prizes galore!

For Yarn’s Sake
10am-6pm – JaMpdx Trunk Show
Decorative and functional ceramics loving made by local artists Jenn and Maghan. Yarn bowls (including a Rose City inspired For Yarn’s Sake exclusive), bugs, cake stands, and other delightful pieces on display and available to go home with you.

10am-6pm – Plover Designs Trunk Show
Colin of Plover Designs joins us and shares his many beautiful jewelry creations. Shawl pins, stitch markers, earrings, necklaces – gorgeous creations in sterling silver, copper and recycled aluminum.

All Day – Daily prize give-aways
Simply stop in, and you may get lucky, taking home a fiber treat.

Dublin Bay Knitting Co.
11am-5pm – Meet The Designer – b.Woolens

All Day – Irish Hand Dyer Showcase
Join us for a special showcase of our lovely Irish hand dyers: Life in the Long Grass, Hedgehog Fibres, Townhouse Yarns, & Dublin Dye Company!

All Day – Trunk Show by Never Not Knitting
Alana Dakos has been designing knitwear since 2009. She has three published titles, Botanical Knits, Botanical Knits 2 and Coastal Knits and has many single patterns available on ravelry. Her style is very fashionable while incorporating a love of nature and textured stitches with botanical themes.

All Day – Trunk Show by Knitbot
Knitbot is a knitwear design company created by Hannah Fettig who has been a popular knitwear designer for many years with many published books and patterns. She has produced beautifully simple garments for both men and women. Her design style is chic with clean lines and textured stitches.

All Day – Trunk Show by b.Woolens
b. Woolens is a special designer to Dublin Bay who got her start designing for our very own solstice yarn line patterns. She is incredibly talented and has an eye for effortless designs that showcase simplicity and elegance for both adults and children. Her designs are perfect for the beginning and advanced knitter alike.

All Day – Trunk Show by Linette Grayum
Linette Grayum is also a special designer to Dublin Bay as she honed many of her designing talents here. Her designs are ornate and classic with just enough complexity to keep you on your toes. She has published a shawl in Jane Austen Knits Fall 2015 and sells many of her patterns on Ravelry.

Close Knit
10am-6pm Ami Volz of Lake Yarns and Fiber is visiting from the Mountains of Northern Idaho. Ami puts great care in the subtle, unique colors of her yarn. Our RCYC knitted shop pattern uses Lakes Yarn.

10am-2pm Our friend, Kate Barrett from Lostine Oregon, which is located at the base of the Wallowa Mountains of Northeast Oregon, will be here to show off her yarn from her Jacob sheep herd. The love and pride of her sheep shines through in her “all Oregon” yarn. This wool has never left the state!

10am – Our first purchasing customers of each day will receive exciting door prizes!

All day – On display every day of the Crawl we will feature the fall/winter Shibui trunk show with all the garments for the new Shibui spring yarn… Rain. These elegant garments and yarn are sure to impress.

All day – Blue Sky Alpacas winter collection trunk show.

All day – The Spud and Chloe trunk show will be at Close Knit featuring adorable baby knits. You will want to knit for every baby you know!

All day – We are also pleased to show off the Harrisville trunk show with all their heirloom quality garments and accessories featuring Watershed, Flywheel, and new yarn, Turbine.

BlackSheep at Orenco


Saturday, March 5, 2016

Yarntastic! Fiber Arts
All Day – Abstract Fiber Trunk Show
A Portland favorite, known for their brilliant colors and knot free skeins, Abstract Fiber is a well-known local dyer with a devoted following. Come see these wonderfully soft yarns and fibers for yourself!

All Day – Argentgal Designs Trunk Show
Portland designer Theressa Silver will be on hand to showcase her many wonderful patterns and introduce some new ones along the way!

All Day – Thoroughly Thwacked Trunk Show
The vibrant colors of this local hand dyer’s “unique fiber pretties” will be on full display for all of us to enjoy and admire. Come get Thwacked with the rest of us!

All Day – Door Prizes
We’ll be offering some great doorprizes and other goodies with random drawings throughout the Crawl!

Yarnia

Wool ‘N Wares
All Day – Aurora Colony Hand Spinners Guild
The spinners will be demoonstrating their craft and we will have the Antique Spinning Wheel Raffle.

All Day – Blue Sky Alpaca/Spud and Chloe Trunk Show
Beautiful offerings with many varieties of yarn.

All Day – Despondent dye
exclusive yarn crawl offering

All Day – The Spinning Ewe Farm
Shepherdess Jan McMahon will be sharing Ruby, a ewe, and her two ewe lambs, Calico Kate and Bonny Lass.

All Day – Miss Purl
Miss Purl Presents Great Handmade Stitch Markers!!!! If you have not seen her work, you don’t want to miss this!

All Day – Carl Herndon Spindles and Fibers
Judy and Carl Herndon began with a small handful of Pygora and Nigerian goats. The herd now has grown to more than forty, including their miscellaneous mascot, Petey a Lamoncha wether, who regularly stands guard over the flock. Judy is an avid spinner and knitter and to complement this, Carl began using his talents as a lifelong wood turner to produce complementary accessories that are works of art in and of themselves.

9a-1p – Buttonhole!

Need a button? Look no further, cases of vintage buttons await your selection.

9a-1p – Debbi Stone
Debbi Stone is a fabulous local designer and the heart and soul behind The Stitches of My Life Designs. Come meet her and see her great patterns.

1p-6p – Huckleberry Knits
Huckleberry Knits offers artisan yarns and spinning fiber, dyed by hand in glowing, saturated colors in our small studio in Bellingham, Washington.

Twisted
All Day – Prizes
Write your name down on the sign-in sheets to be entered to win a long list of fantastic prizes from our generous sponsors. PLUS, get a free gift bag filled with patterns, tidbits, notions, coupons and fun miscellany with every purchase over $50 (while supplies last; one per customer, please).

9am-5pm – Harmony Montessori School Snack & Spin Station Fundraiser
Weather permitting, volunteers big and small from Harmony Montessori School will staff a table outside Twisted with coffee, baked goods, and yarn winding for donations. Profits from the bake sale will go toward expansion and/or operating needs of the school. Profits from yarn winding will go exclusively toward financial aid for students.

Pearl Fiber Arts
All Day – Alexandra’s Crafts pop-up shop
All the lovely colors of yarn and fiber from Alexandra will be on hand, including a new sock yarn that’s exclusive to Pearl Fiber Arts! Alexandra will be here, too.

Northwest Wools
10am-6pm – Shaggy Bear Farms Yarns with Wendy Hanson

The Naked Sheep Knit Shop
All Day – Daily Prize Giveaway!
We’ll be pairing up some fiber-related fun with a Gift Certificate from one of our featured Hot Spots. Just for stopping by and signing in, you’ll be entered to win!

All Day – Stitch Jones Trunk Show
The amazingly talented local fiber artist, Sharon Spence, will be at The Naked Sheep all weekend with her fun and friendly yarns. We’re featuring her Titanium Sock Yarn for our RCYC Knitting Pattern.

Knitting Bee
10am-6pm – Republic of Wool Pop-Up Shop & Trunk Show
Whether you prefer your color brash and bold or soft and dreamy, you’re sure to find something irresistibly delightful from Portland’s own Republic of Wool. Meet Michele Morgan, the woman behind the skeins, from 10am-2pm on Saturday. We’ll have several of Michelle’s gorgeous knits on display and yarn will be available all weekend.

10am-6pm – One of a Kind Buttons Trunk Show
Don’t miss Portland artist Candace Wilson’s amazing selection of ceramic buttons and shawl pins. Crafted from terra cotta, stoneware or porcelain clay, each button is stamped with one of Candace’s whimsical drawings or an unusual texture, then glazed and fired twice. No two are alike.

Knit Purl
10am-6pm – Andrea Mowry Trunk Show
Come see Andrea Mowry’s clever, cozy patterns knit up in person all Yarn Crawl weekend!

10am-6pm – Brooklyn Tweed Trunk Show
Come see the newest Brooklyn Tweed collection, Winter 16. It will be on display throughout the Crawl.

10am-6pm – Water Street Trunk Show
Come meet the founders of North Light Fibers, and experience the beauty of Water Street yarn in person.

10am-6pm – Woolfolk Hygge Trunk Show
Woolfolk’s Hygge Collection, made with soft, bulky Hygge, will also be on display throughout the Crawl.

Happy Knits
10am-8pm – Black Trillium Fibre Studio Trunk Show
Meet local dyer extraordinaire Melanie Dilworth of Black Trillium Fibres, maker of such HK favorites as Merilon, Pebble Worsted, and Sublime yarns! She’s bringing with exclusively dyed color-ways just for the 2016 RCYC, gorgeous gradients, and more!

1pm-6pm – Laurinda Reddig – Trunk Show, Book Signing, and Make’n’Take
Meet local crochet designer and author Laurinda Reddig for a sneak peek of designs from her upcoming booklet, and author C. Jane Reid, who wrote the story that inspired her design collection. Join them for a Crocheted Flowers Make’n’Take, whether you have never crocheted before or are an experienced crocheter.

For Yarn’s Sake
10am-6pm – Spincycle Trunk Show
Meet the Spinsters Rachel and Kate, creators of hand-dyed and plied fibers and yarns. From super bulky ‘Knit Fast Die Young’ to their signature sport weight “Dyed In the Wool’ to their decadent lace weight ‘Debauchery – they’ll have it all here for your indulgence.

All Day – Daily prize give-aways
Simply stop in, and you may get lucky, taking home a fiber treat.

Dublin Bay Knitting Co.
11am-5pm – Meet The Designer – Linette Grayum

All Day – Irish Hand Dyer Showcase
Join us for a special showcase of our lovely Irish hand dyers: Life in the Long Grass, Hedgehog Fibres, Townhouse Yarns, & Dublin Dye Company!

All Day – Trunk Show by Never Not Knitting
Alana Dakos has been designing knitwear since 2009. She has three published titles, Botanical Knits, Botanical Knits 2 and Coastal Knits and has many single patterns available on ravelry. Her style is very fashionable while incorporating a love of nature and textured stitches with botanical themes.

All Day – Trunk Show by Knitbot
Knitbot is a knitwear design company created by Hannah Fettig who has been a popular knitwear designer for many years with many published books and patterns. She has produced beautifully simple garments for both men and women. Her design style is chic with clean lines and textured stitches.

All Day – Trunk Show by b.Woolens
b. Woolens is a special designer to Dublin Bay who got her start designing for our very own solstice yarn line patterns. She is incredibly talented and has an eye for effortless designs that showcase simplicity and elegance for both adults and children. Her designs are perfect for the beginning and advanced knitter alike.

All Day – Trunk Show by Linette Grayum
Linette Grayum is also a special designer to Dublin Bay as she honed many of her designing talents here. Her designs are ornate and classic with just enough complexity to keep you on your toes. She has published a shawl in Jane Austen Knits Fall 2015 and sells many of her patterns on Ravelry.

Close Knit
3pm-6pm Kate Barrett from Ruby Peak is back for the afternoon if you missed her Friday!

10am-4pm Bumblebirch yarns trunk show! We love Sarah Kurth and her Portland yarn creations.

10am – Our first purchasing customers of each day will receive exciting door prizes!

All day – On display every day of the Crawl we will feature the fall/winter Shibui trunk show with all the garments for the new Shibui spring yarn… Rain. These elegant garments and yarn are sure to impress.

All day – Blue Sky Alpacas winter collection trunk show.

All day – The Spud and Chloe trunk show will be at Close Knit featuring adorable baby knits. You will want to knit for every baby you know!

All day – We are also pleased to show off the Harrisville trunk show with all their heirloom quality garments and accessories featuring Watershed, Flywheel, and new yarn, Turbine.

BlackSheep at Orenco


Sunday, March 6, 2016

Yarntastic! Fiber Arts
All Day – Abstract Fiber Trunk Show
A Portland favorite, known for their brilliant colors and knot free skeins, Abstract Fiber is a well-known local dyer with a devoted following. Come see these wonderfully soft yarns and fibers for yourself!

All Day – Argentgal Designs Trunk Show
Portland designer Theressa Silver will be on hand to showcase her many wonderful patterns and introduce some new ones along the way!

All Day – Thoroughly Thwacked Trunk Show
The vibrant colors of this local hand dyer’s “unique fiber pretties” will be on full display for all of us to enjoy and admire. Come get Thwacked with the rest of us!

All Day – Door Prizes
We’ll be offering some great doorprizes and other goodies with random drawings throughout the Crawl!

Yarnia

Wool ‘N Wares
All Day – Aurora Colony Hand Spinners Guild
The spinners will be demoonstrating their craft and we will have the Antique Spinning Wheel Raffle.

All Day – Blue Sky Alpaca/Spud and Chloe Trunk Show
Beautiful offerings with many varieties of yarn.

All Day – Despondent dye
exclusive yarn crawl offering

All Day – Miss Purl
Miss Purl Presents Great Handmade Stitch Markers!!!! If you have not seen her work, you don’t want to miss this!

All Day – Carl Herndon Spindles and Fibers
Judy and Carl Herndon began with a small handful of Pygora and Nigerian goats. The herd now has grown to more than forty, including their miscellaneous mascot, Petey a Lamoncha wether, who regularly stands guard over the flock. Judy is an avid spinner and knitter and to complement this, Carl began using his talents as a lifelong wood turner to produce complementary accessories that are works of art in and of themselves.

10a-2p – Shannon Squire Designs
Shannon will be here on Sunday! We could stop there but for those of you who have never met her or worked one of her patterns, this is a MUST for you.

Twisted
All Day – Prizes
Write your name down on the sign-in sheets to be entered to win a long list of fantastic prizes from our generous sponsors. PLUS, get a free gift bag filled with patterns, tidbits, notions, coupons and fun miscellany with every purchase over $50 (while supplies last; one per customer, please).

1pm-4pm – PDX Knitterati Trunk Show
Local designer Michele Bernstein, designer of the 2014 RCYC mystery knit-a-long pattern, will host a trunk show featuring her fantastic designs.

9am-4pm – Harmony Montessori School Snack & Spin Station Fundraiser
Weather permitting, volunteers big and small from Harmony Montessori School will staff a table outside Twisted with coffee, baked goods, and yarn winding for donations. Profits from the bake sale will go toward expansion and/or operating needs of the school. Profits from yarn winding will go exclusively toward financial aid for students.

Pearl Fiber Arts
All Day – Alexandra’s Crafts pop-up shop
All the lovely colors of yarn and fiber from Alexandra will be on hand, including a new sock yarn that’s exclusive to Pearl Fiber Arts! Alexandra will be here, too.

Northwest Wools
10am-6pm – Toots LeBlanc & Co. with Michele LeBlanc Dillon & Mike Dillon

The Naked Sheep Knit Shop
All Day – Daily Prize Giveaway!
We’ll be pairing up some fiber-related fun with a Gift Certificate from one of our featured Hot Spots. Just for stopping by and signing in, you’ll be entered to win!

All Day – Stitch Jones Trunk Show
The amazingly talented local fiber artist, Sharon Spence, will be at The Naked Sheep all weekend with her fun and friendly yarns. We’re featuring her Titanium Sock Yarn for our RCYC Knitting Pattern.

All Day – There’s Only One You! Book Signing
Bradley Clark, local author and VP of Everything at The Naked Sheep, will be available to sign and personalize his recently published children’s book, There’s Only One You! This colorful, fun book encourages kids of all ages to embrace their uniqueness and do what they love!

Knitting Bee
10am-6pm – Republic of Wool Pop-Up Shop & Trunk Show
Whether you prefer your color brash and bold or soft and dreamy, you’re sure to find something irresistibly delightful from Portland’s own Republic of Wool. Meet Michele Morgan, the woman behind the skeins, from 10am-2pm on Saturday. We’ll have several of Michelle’s gorgeous knits on display and yarn will be available all weekend.

Knit Purl
10am-6pm – Andrea Mowry Trunk Show
Come see Andrea Mowry’s clever, cozy patterns knit up in person all Yarn Crawl weekend!

10am-6pm – Brooklyn Tweed Trunk Show
Come see the newest Brooklyn Tweed collection, Winter 16. It will be on display throughout the Crawl.

10am-6pm – Water Street Trunk Show
Come meet the founders of North Light Fibers, and experience the beauty of Water Street yarn in person.

10am-6pm – Woolfolk Hygge Trunk Show
Woolfolk’s Hygge Collection, made with soft, bulky Hygge, will also be on display throughout the Crawl.

Happy Knits

For Yarn’s Sake
10am-6pm – Sincere Sheep Trunk Show
Napa Valley based Indy Dyer Sincere Sheep will spend the day with us, and share her huge array of terroir inspired and naturally dyed fibers and yarn.

Daily prize give-aways
Simply stop in, and you may get lucky, taking home a fiber treat.

Dublin Bay Knitting Co.
11am-5pm – Meet The Designer – b.Woolens

All Day – Irish Hand Dyer Showcase
Join us for a special showcase of our lovely Irish hand dyers: Life in the Long Grass, Hedgehog Fibres, Townhouse Yarns, & Dublin Dye Company!

All Day – Trunk Show by Never Not Knitting
Alana Dakos has been designing knitwear since 2009. She has three published titles, Botanical Knits, Botanical Knits 2 and Coastal Knits and has many single patterns available on ravelry. Her style is very fashionable while incorporating a love of nature and textured stitches with botanical themes.

All Day – Trunk Show by Knitbot
Knitbot is a knitwear design company created by Hannah Fettig who has been a popular knitwear designer for many years with many published books and patterns. She has produced beautifully simple garments for both men and women. Her design style is chic with clean lines and textured stitches.

All Day – Trunk Show by b.Woolens
b. Woolens is a special designer to Dublin Bay who got her start designing for our very own solstice yarn line patterns. She is incredibly talented and has an eye for effortless designs that showcase simplicity and elegance for both adults and children. Her designs are perfect for the beginning and advanced knitter alike.

All Day – Trunk Show by Linette Grayum
Linette Grayum is also a special designer to Dublin Bay as she honed many of her designing talents here. Her designs are ornate and classic with just enough complexity to keep you on your toes. She has published a shawl in Jane Austen Knits Fall 2015 and sells many of her patterns on Ravelry.

Close Knit
10am-4pm Sarah is back for a second day to show off Bumblebirch yarns.

10am – Our first purchasing customers of each day will receive exciting door prizes!
All day – On display every day of the Crawl we will feature the fall/winter Shibui trunk show with all the garments for the new Shibui spring yarn… Rain. These elegant garments and yarn are sure to impress.

All day – Blue Sky Alpacas winter collection trunk show.

All day – The Spud and Chloe trunk show will be at Close Knit featuring adorable baby knits. You will want to knit for every baby you know!

All day – We are also pleased to show off the Harrisville trunk show with all their heirloom quality garments and accessories featuring Watershed, Flywheel, and new yarn, Turbine.

BlackSheep at Orenco