For Yarn’s Sake

11767 SW Beaverton-
Hillsdale Hwy
Beaverton, OR 97005

Regular Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 12-5pm.
Crawl Hours: Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun 10am-6pm.

For Yarn’s Sake specializes in quality, all natural fibers, with a focus on local and small independent dyers. Instruction, relaxation, and a place to share a passion for knitting and crochet – that’s For Yarn’s Sake.

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Thursday, February 27 – Plover Designs will be at our shop, displaying all of their beautiful, hand-made shawl pins and jewelry, including a For Yarn’s Sake exclusive shawl pin, specially designed for our Sophie’s Rose Shawl. Meet the designer and get a first hand demonstration of how to embellish your knitted and crocheted shawls with Plover’s unique pins.

Friday, February 28 – Teresa Ruch Designs spends the day with us, showcasing and selling her stunning plant based hand-dyed yarns. Incredibly rich, saturated colors are her hallmark. Not to be missed!

Saturday, March 1

  • All day – Portland based Indy dyer Knitted Wit graces our shop with her wide selection of luxurious yarns, hand-dyed in a rainbow of amazing colors. We’ll also have local designer extraordinaire Michele Bernstein (aka PDX Knitterati) with us, sharing her many lovely designs, including the 2014 Rose City Yarn Crawl Mystery Shawl and our For Yarn’s Sake exclusive Sophie’s Rose Shawl.
  • All day – Beaverton based candy maker Indulge Caramels will be with us all day, offering up tastings. Sea Salt, chocolate and cayenne infused caramels – not to be missed!

Sunday, March 2 – Kate and Rachel of Spincycle Yarns of Bellingham, Washington join us to round out the weekend. Beautiful, one-of-a-kind handspun and dyed yarns, as well as their newest endeavor Dyed In The Wool Yarn will be available to drool over, as well as purchase. And who knows – these two self-proclaimed “Spinsters” may even bring out their wheels for us.

All weekend

  • Sophie’s Rose Shawl debut. The fifth in a series of For Yarn’s Sake exclusive designs debuting for the Rose City Yarn Crawl, Sophie’s Rose Shawl is an asymmetrical shawl, designed by Michele Bernstein of PDX Knitterati. What makes this year’s design extra special? It was created with a gorgeous new Madelinetosh colorway, created just for and available only at For Yarn’s Sake. Both the pattern and the Sophie’s Rose colorway are available for purchase during the 4-day event.
  • Daily yarn-inspired door prizes.
  • Non-stop Moonstruck Chocolate!

Special Patterns

The Way To A Man’s Heart Socks (knit)
by Anne Lindquist
For Yarn’s Sake’s contribution to the 2014 Rose City Yarn Crawl Pattern Collection. Inspired by the strong women who played a role in establishing the city of Beaverton, these socks are knit in Knitted Wit’s Cashy Wool, in a heart-stopping red, “Mr. Lincoln.” This pattern is yours free with any purchase during the crawl, and ‘Mr. Lincoln’ Cashy Wool is 10% off over the 4-day event.

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Local Hotspots/ Where to Find

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  • Light Snacks/ Coffee
    Moonstruck Chocolate Cafe
    11705 Southwest Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy
    Beaverton, Oregon 97005
    (503) 352-0835
  • A Yummy Meal
    Pho Van Beaverton
    11651 Southwest Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy
    Beaverton, OR 97005
    (503) 627-0822
  • Non-Knitting Shopping
    Fred Meyer
    11425 Southwest Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy
    Beaverton, OR 97005
    (503) 526-1800
  • Non-Knitters Hang-out
    Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar
    11995 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy
    Beaverton, OR 97005
    (503) 352-9503