Happy Knits

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1620 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR 97214

Regular Hours: Mon, Wed, & Sat 10am-6pm, Tue, Thu, Fri 10am-8pm, Sun noon-5pm.
Crawl Hours: Thu, Fri, Sat 10am-8pm; Sun 10am-6pm.

At Happy Knits we specialize in natural fibers with everything from traditional woolly wools to modern hand-dyes to plant based choices all available to you in a plethora of colors! Our lively and knowledgeable staff has been immersed in the world of craft and fiber for many years and would love to help you discover your next project or simply help you with that pesky knitting mistake. A sampling of yarns we carry: Green Mountain Spinnery, Malabrigo, The Fibre Company, Madelinetosh, Cascade, Jamieson’s Shetland, Jill Draper Makes Stuff, SweetGeorgia Yarns, House of A La Mode, Black Trillium Fibres, and much more! You’ll also find products and gifts from local artisans as well as small companies from around the world. Craft Nights in our huge common room are Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays until 8pm, or whenever you want to drop in!

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2016 Events

Thursday, March 3
Craft Night, 6pm-8pm

Friday, March 4
Party Time! 6pm-8:30pm
Join us and all your RCYC friends for snacks, beverages (both adult approved and non-alcoholic), and raffle prizes galore!

Saturday, March 5
Black Trillium Fibre Studio Trunk Show, 10am-8pm
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!

Laurinda Reddig – Trunk Show, Book Signing, and Make’n’Take, 1pm-6pm
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.

Featured Patterns & Yarns

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Local Hotspots/ Where to Find

  • coffee iconLight Snacks/ Coffee
    • Oui Presse
      1740 Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard
      Portland, OR 97214
      (503) 384-2160
      Present your Rose City Yarn Crawl
      Passport for a special discount!
    • Farina Bakery
      1852 SE Hawthorne Blvd
      Portland, OR 97214
      (971) 340-9734
  • meal iconA Yummy Meal
    • Cartopia Food Carts
      SE Hawthorne & SE 12th
      Portland, OR 97214
    • Lardo
      1212 SE Hawthorne Blvd
      Portland, OR 97214
      (503) 234-7786
    • Blackbird Pizza
      1935 SE Hawthorne Blvd
      Portland, OR 97214
      (503) 236-5223
  • shopping iconNon-Knitting Shopping
    • Cool Cottons
      2417 SE Hawthorne Blvd
      Portland, OR 97214
      (503) 232-0417
      Present your Rose City Yarn Crawl
      Passport for a special discount!
    • Lounge Lizard Vintage Furniture
      1310 SE Hawthorne Blvd
      Portland, OR 97214
      (503) 232-7575
  • heart iconNon-Knitters Hang-out
    McMenamins Barley Mill Pub
    1629 Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard
    Portland, OR 97214-3720
    (503) 231-1492


  • Trimet Bus #14 stops directly in front of the shop.
  • Parking is street only, with the Ladd’s Addition neighborhood behind the store and across the street as your best bet. Cross at the light at 16th/Hawthorne!