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« on: December 16, 2006 07:43:36 AM »

Can anyone recomend a god yarn store in this area?

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« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2006 11:00:47 AM »

Portland is pretty big. What part of town do you want?
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« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2006 01:00:15 PM »

All in Portland - I've personally only been to Lint and Northwest Wools.

Abundant Yarn & Dyeworks 8524 SE 17th Ave.  503-258-8276

Knit Purl 1101 SW Alder St.  503-227-2999  www.knit-purl.com

The Knitting Bee 18305 NW West Union Rd., Suite E   503-439-3316

Lint 1700 NW Marshall   503-226-8500  www.lintinc.com

Mabel's Cafe and Knittery 3041 SE Division   503-231-4107

The Naked Sheep 2142 N. Killingsworth St.  503-283-2004

Northwest Wools on SW Troy (in Multnomah Village) 503-244-5024

Yarn Garden 1413 SW Hawthorne Boulevard  503-239-7950

Fabric Depot, Joann's, & Michael's all have yarn sections
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« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2006 11:48:09 AM »

Mabel's on Division also sells beer AND coffee.
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« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2006 01:39:54 PM »

Mabels and Yarn Garden are quite cute and have lovely yarns. Mabels even sells wine!! I LOVE beer while browsing. SO GOOD! I havn't seen all the shops and I live in SE so I am partial to these stores. Let us know what you discover!
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« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2006 03:28:34 PM »

all thumbs up for The Yarn Garden, Mabels, and Knit Purl.  my fave is definately The Yarn Garden. be sure to join the birthday club and get a punch card.
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« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2006 01:07:51 PM »

Lint in the pearl is an awesome shop and they had a huge sales selection last time i was in there!
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« Reply #7 on: January 18, 2007 08:10:55 AM »

Lint is great and has a lot of really beautiful yarns and lots of patterns. And they will wind your yarn into a non-tangled ball! Yarn Garden has a huge selection of really high-end as well as standard things in addition to lots of books and supplies. And Knit-Purl on Alder is one of my new favorites as they have also a beautiful selection! The others I haven't tried yet...
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« Reply #8 on: January 18, 2007 08:34:19 AM »

ouhh, thanks for these, ladies! I should be going to Portland next month and was wondering about LYS's lol
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« Reply #9 on: February 21, 2007 01:11:00 PM »

I just went to Close Knit on the corner of Alberta and 22nd, since it's  closest to me. It's cute and they have quite a large selection for being a small store. It's owned by the same people as the fabric store Bolt right next door. Although Bolt is a little spendy for me!
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