Knit Purl

1101 SW Alder
Portland, OR 97205

Regular Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 11-4pm.
Crawl Hours: Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun 10am-6pm.

Located in the heart of downtown Portland, Knit Purl showcases unique luxury yarns and knitting supplies in a beautiful and serene environment. Grab a cup of tea and explore an array of yarns from Shibui, Brooklyn Tweed, Habu, and Madelinetosh, to local dyers Alpha B, Bumblebirch, and Blissful Knits. Our passionate and knowledgeable staff would love to help you find the perfect project!

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Thursday, March 5 – Sunday, March 8
Shibui S/S 15 Trunk Show – First look at Shibui’s Spring/Summer 2015 Trunk Show featuring their newest yarn.
Brooklyn Tweed Winter 15 Trunk Show
Brooklyn Tweed Wool People 8 Trunk Show

Friday, March 6
JUL Designs Trunk Show

Featured Patterns & Yarns

Postcards from Portland.

Knit Purl’s 2015 Rose City Yarn Crawl pattern is inspired by Director Park.

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  Pattern: Canopy Hat (knit)
Designer: Elizabeth Prusiewicz
Yarn: Woolfolk Tynd

Local Hotspots/ Where to Find

  • coffee iconLight Snacks/ Coffee
    Ole Latte
    Food Cart on Alder between 10th & 11th
    (971) 221-6318
  • meal iconA Yummy Meal
    A Little Bit of Smoke Carolina BBQ
    Food Cart
    (We suggest: The Knit Purl Special!)
    SW 9th & Alder
  • shopping iconNon-Knitting Shopping
    1136 SW Alder
    Portland, OR 97205
    (503) 889-8545
  • hearticonNon-Knitters Hang-out
    Powell’s City of Books
    1005 West Burnside Street
    Portland, OR 97209
    (503) 228-4651


  • The #15 Bus stop is right at our corner.
  • The Streetcar’s Central Loop and North-South Lines stop just outside.
  • Yellow, Green, Blue, and Red MAX stops are all a few short blocks away.
  • Smartpark has two garages nearby—we validate for purchases $25 and over!