Happy Knits

1620 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR 97214
503.238.2106



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

At Happy Knits we offer an encouraging atmosphere of creativity along with a fabulous common room complete with gas fireplace, comfortable seating, large project table, kids playroom, and full-spectrum lighting. Our lively and knowledgeable staff has been immersed in the world of craft and fiber for many, many years and would love to help you discover your next project! Specializing in natural fibers, our yarn variety features both plant based fibers and natural wools. Malabrigo, The Fibre Company, Madelinetosh, Cascade Yarns, Manos del Uruguay, Regia, Jamieson’s Shetland, Tahki Yarns, Hemp for Knitting, Fibra Natura, Lantern Moon, and Jade Sapphire, and that of several unique, indie dyers including Jill Draper Makes Stuff, SweetGeorgia Yarns, and local dyers Three Fates Yarns and Black Trillium Fibres! We carry a large quantity of every line to ensure you leave with enough yardage to create that garment you can’t wait to get started on. You’ll also find products and gifts from local artisans as well as small companies from around the world!

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Events

Friday, March 6
Three Fates Yarns Trunk Show, 11am-8pm
Three Fates Yarns will be featuring semi-solid gradient mini-skein and maxi-skein sets as well as a spectacular range of semi-solid sock yarns and singles.

Party Time! 6pm-8pm
Join us for a fun RCYC gathering at Happy Knits! With refreshments, drinks, raffles, prizes, surprises, and more!

Lucky U Leather Trunk Show, 12-8pm
Local leather goods maker Lucky U Leather Trunk Show with wares and knit inspired accessories!

Saturday, March 7
Three Fates Yarns Trunk Show, 10:30am-7pm
Three Fates Yarns will be featuring semi-solid gradient mini-skein and maxi-skein sets as well as a spectacular range of semi-solid sock yarns and singles.

Sunday, March 8
High Tea with Happy Knits! 4-6pm
Join us for tea, delectable baked goodies, and a relaxing knit/crochet afternoon!


Featured Patterns & Yarns

Postcards from Portland.Happy Knits’ 2015 Rose City Yarn Crawl pattern is inspired by the Wildwood Trail.

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Pattern: Lottie’s Wildwood Headband (knit)
Designer: Emma Stanford
Yarn: Black Trillium Fibre Studio Pebble Worsted

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
  • 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

Transportation

  • 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!