Knitting Mysteries Revealed!

While we often say that knitting is really just 2 simple stitches, there are many ways to build upon and refine those little loops. So much is learned just by doing – I always think that there’s a lot of research and development in any given project. At Twisted, we’re devoted to providing opportunities for […]

Stephen West is Coming to Twisted!

We are extremely excited to announce that Stephen West will be at Twisted this Saturday, December 3 from 5:00-7:00pm for a very special event!  Stephen will be signing copies of his latest book, Westknits Bestknits Number 1 – Shawls, and mingling with our knitters for an inspiring evening of color and creativity. This stunning book features 13 of […]

Baby Surprise & Beyond

With over 25,000 projects on Ravelry, you know the Baby Surprise Jacket must be something special. Described as “a very entertaining piece of knitted engineering” by Elizabeth Zimmermann when she “unvented” it in 1968, the ubiquitous BSJ is also an incredibly practical, comfortable, little sweater. Almost seamless construction and clever shaping combine with squishy, stretchy, garter […]

Twisted is an Inclusive LYS

We want to take this opportunity to remind our customers that Twisted is a safe, inclusive environment to all people. We have the good fortune of having an amazing clientele to help support us in creating that environment. Thank you! You will notice, new in our window, the same graphic shown above. Ysolda Teague is […]

Sunday Studio Can Help!

Have you ever decided to tackle a project, only to find yourself bogged down in the midst? Maybe you have a dream project, but the pattern is dauntingly complicated. We’d all love to have a brilliant, funny, patient, fellow knitter to sit with us at times like that, offering helpful advice and getting us out […]

Meet the Designers: Debbi Stone

When did you first knit, and who taught you? My grandmother when I was 7. What are your favorite things to knit? I love knitting accessories of all kinds for the instant gratification! What has been your most frustrating knitting project?  A sweater that I knit about 20 years ago, when I knew nothing nor cared nothing […]

Design Inspiration for Unique Knits

Knitting inspiration is all around us! Especially in a beautiful city like Portland, full of Craftsman homes and majestic trees, we can find thought for new projects on a pleasant walk through the neighborhood. If you’ve ever wondered how to bring your knitting visions to life, Twisted has a fabulous workshop coming up you won’t […]

More Blanket, More Better

We just filled out our palette of Berroco Comfort in the worsted weight. While we tend to all love our hand-dyed wool yarns, Berroco Comfort is such a great (and affordable) yarn for blankets. It can be machine washed and dried, which makes it especially practical for baby blankets. We seem to go through phases […]

Enhance Your Craft Experience with Technology

While we aren’t quite bionic knitters yet, technology has definitely changed the way we craft. It’s exciting, and maybe a bit daunting. We have 2 classes coming up to help you make the most of 21st century craft life! Ravelry – Start to Finish: Saturday, November 6 from 11:00am-2:00pm. Ravelry has not only changed the […]