Tracie Flash Sale!

Posted by Emily in Sale

FLASH SALE! 30% off Imperial Yarn Tracie through Friday 1/23. Use coupon code “flashtracie“… while supplies last!

tracieThe lovely Tracie base from Imperial Yarn is being replaced with a fantastic new base called Tracie Too.

Please help us make room for Tracie Too by taking home a few skeins of original Tracie at 30% off through Friday and while supplies last.

This sport-weight 100% Columbia wool yarn is lofty and perfect for spring sweaters and accessories. Plus, the little sheep who lent us their wool for the yarn grew up right here in Oregon munching on delicious Oregon grass.

TracieLive local? Log on to our website and you can select “in store pickup” for free as your shipping option.

Don’t forget to use coupon code “flashtracie” at checkout for 30% off in-stock Tracie from Imperial Yarn while supplies last!



Benefit Lecture with Cat Bordhi & Jim Petkiewicz

Posted by Kat in Charity, Events

Peru 3Cat Bordhi and Jim Petkiewicz invite you to travel with them to Peru on Saturday, February 28 from 6:30p-7:30p at Twisted. Experience an intimate journey and a taste of the trips they create for knitters.

Peru 4Cat and Jim will carry you into the colors, people, landscape, food, and hand-made treasures of a culture where skillful hands are revered by all. And everyone from small children to the elderly are blessed with a spatial intelligence that makes it possible to share a banquet of techniques and traditions with strangers as if they are long-lost friends or family.

Peru 2Don’t miss this unique opportunity to view museum-quality textiles and hear mesmerizing stories.

The evening will benefit Community Links International, a non-profit which supports education, community, environment, and social justice in the US and Latin America.

Seating is limited.
Purchase tickets in store or online for $15.



2015 Rose City Yarn Crawl Mystery Alongs

Posted by Kat in Events, Patterns, Yarn

RCYC Mystery Alongs The Rose City Yarn Crawl is delighted to announce that, as a part of the 2015 RCYC, there will once again be both a Mystery Knit Along AND a Mystery Crochet Along.

Two fabulous local designers, Debbi Stone (The Stitches of My Life Designs) and Darla J. Fanton (Designs by Darla J), have created two sensational shawl designs (one knit, one crochet) for this year’s Mystery. Two very different and very Portland designs.

Click here to purchase patterns for either Mystery Along, learn more about the designs, and join the fun! The first clues will be released January 28.

Join us on January 28 at 5pm to cast on your project along with the Mystery Knit Along pattern designer, Debbi Stone.

Twisted is featuring two yarns for this year’s Mystery Alongs. Both are from local dyers. Both are shiny, soft and super to work with. And both are available in fantastic colors.

Knitted Wit Single Fingering

Knitted Wit Single Fingering

Fiber: 100% Super Wash Merino
Weight: Fingering
Length: 475 yards / 434 meters
Put up: 4 oz. / 113 gram hank
Care: Hand wash. Lay flat to dry.

BMFA Marine Silk Fingering

Blue Moon Fiber Arts Marine Silk Fingering

Fiber: 51% Silk / 29% Merino / 20% Sea Cell®Rayon
Weight: Fingering
Length: 487 yards / 445 meters
Put up: 3.9 oz. / 100 gram hank
Care: Hand wash. Lay flat to dry.

Our New Year’s Day Cast-on-abration was so much fun, we thought we’d do it again! This time Debbi Stone, designer of the 2015 Rose City Yarn Crawl Mystery Knit Along design, will be our host. We’ll be gathering on Wednesday, January 28 (the day the first clue is released) from 5p-8p. So get your pattern, gather your yarn, and come join us!

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