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Knit Purl

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Favorite for yarn in PDX

Full disclosure: 1. I'm a yarn snob. I figure since I'm going to spend hours knitting, I want... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Seattle, Washington
Nice Selection

Nice selection of yarns, including from local farms and dyers. Happened to hit it during the... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
San Francisco, California
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14 Apr 2017
“Favorite for yarn in PDX”
13 Mar 2017
“Nice Selection”
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

Full disclosure: 1. I'm a yarn snob. I figure since I'm going to spend hours knitting, I want those hours to be delicious/lovely. 2. Because yarn shops can be so oddly variable in both personality and content, I've come to kind of steel myself when...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Nice selection of yarns, including from local farms and dyers. Happened to hit it during the Portland Yarn Crawl, so was crowded with lurkers and shoppers. Only a block from Powell's so you might as well visit! Friendly clerk at cash register.

Thank h2onina
Reviewed 2 March 2017

If all things yarn is what you are looking for, this is your spot. Incredible variety of yarn from alpaca, to goats, and everything in between. Very helpful staff. If it's not out on the floor, they can find it in the back room. All...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2016

Wandered in on a Saturday morning and found the staff to be friendly, engaging and helpful in selecting yarn and patterns. The prices may be better elsewhere but we love to support local businesses and there's something to be said for having a knowledgable person...More

1  Thank dchostler
Reviewed 13 April 2016

I love the look and feel of this store! Everything is so lovely. Prices are comparable to others in the area and it being in walking distance to so many things makes it a must see if you are a knit or crochet crafter!

Thank Daria D
Reviewed 20 August 2015

As soon as we walked in the door, we knew we would love this store. So many gorgeous colors and textures of wool, as well as many, many knitted garments, showcasing every knitting level, on display. We received a warm welcome from the employee, who...More

1  Thank DawnT149
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

The staff was very nice, but I was disappointed by the inventory. I was hoping for more local or regional yarns, so unfortunately this shop didn't have what I was looking for. They did have an impressive selection of Shibui yarn.

Thank Atexasgypsy
Reviewed 23 June 2015

A yarn store owner local to home recommend that I check out Knit Purl. I joined their newsletter and checked out their website before heading to Portland. Although I have yet to attend a Stitches West event, I suspect this store is much like this...More

Thank jpanda168
Reviewed 30 May 2014

I have been going to Knit-Purl for several years whenever I am in Portland. I have to say that my purchases there have had a big impact on my knitting life. I have taken on more complicated projects with more high end fibers. If you...More

1  Thank Jeanne N
Reviewed 30 August 2013

I am a long-time internet customer of Knit Purl, even though I can walk to a knit shop from my house. There's something very attractive about their website and their blog, and whenever you order someone takes the time to write a little note. It...More

1  Thank CDinDC20009
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