Knitting Bee

We Moved! (3/23/14)
10934 SW Barnes Road
Portland, OR 97225
503.439.3316



Regular Hours: Tue 10am-6pm, Wed 10am-8:30pm, Thu-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 12-4pm, open Mondays from Thanksgiving – Presidents’ Day only, 10am-6pm.
Crawl Hours: Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun 10am-6pm.

Knitting Bee carries all your favorite yarns including Malabrigo, Berroco, Rowan, Schoppel Wolle, Madelinetosh, Tahki*Stacy Charles, Classic Elite and more. You’ll find gorgeous hand-dyed yarns from local artisans like Black Trillium Fibres, rare gems from Juno Fibre Arts, and beautiful basics from Cascade and Plymouth. The goal of our friendly and knowledgeable staff is to help your creativity shine. Stop in during the crawl and get buzzed!

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2014

Events

Thursday, February 27th & Friday, February 28th: All day – Candace Wilson of One of a Kind Ceramic Buttons & Embellishments will be on hand with oodles and oodles of her gorgeous ceramic buttons and pins.

Saturday, March 1st: 11am-3pm – Dyer Melanie Dilworth of Black Trillium Fibres will be in the hive to share her love of all things colorful and yarny. Come say hello!

Saturday, March 1st: 2pm-4pm – Knitwear designer Michele Bernstein (aka pdxknitterati) will join us. Show off your Mystery-along shawl, meet the talented woman who developed the pattern, and check out a few of her other designs.

All Weekend: Folio Collection Trunk Show from Berroco. Touch and try on a selection of wraps and sweaters in Berroco’s newest soft and shimmery superfine alpaca blend.

All Weekend: Black Trillium Fibre Studio Trunk Show. Shop our special selection of locally hand dyed yarn from Black Trillium, including our new signature colorway “Waggle Dance.” (Don’t miss our visit with the fiber artist on Saturday – see above.)

All Weekend: Needle & Hook Tasting with Knitter’s Pride. Take a few moments out of your crawling to play with yarn and some of our favorite needles. Special door prizes!

All Weekend: Return of the Grab-n-Go Refueling Station (complimentary drinks and snacks).




Special Patterns

Located west of downtown Portland, the Rock Creek community is perched on the very edge of the urban growth boundary. The little creek that gave this community its name is home to a great blue heron rookery and a steelhead run. Knitting Bee’s patterns were inspired by this twisting creek.
Rock Creek Shawlette (knit)
by Jami Brynildson

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Rock Creek Cabled Fingerless Mitts (crochet)
by Darla J. Fanton

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