Meet the Twistedista: Emily

Name: Emily, owner When did you first knit, and who taught you? I first learned to knit from my mother and grandmother when I was maybe 7. We bought some hideous acrylic monstrosity from Kmart and I made a… polygon…? It never got to scarf status. I couldn’t ever figure out how to turn the work […]

Unwind with Upcoming Classes

Knitting is relaxing. Right? Ok, it can be super frustrating when you’re cruising along and suddenly encounter a perplexing pattern instruction. Or nerve-wrecking when you aren’t sure if your project is coming out the right size and shape. Or distressing when you discover you’ve made a mistake – especially if it was a few rows […]

More Fiber Arts at Twisted

Crafting has a way of leading to more crafting. If you knit or crochet, chances are you have other fibery avenues you’d love to pursue. Maybe you’d like to learn to make your own unique yarns, or discover the pleasure of playing with color and texture on a rigid heddle loom. Perhaps you’re interested in creating […]

Interweave Crochet Spring 2017

Welcome spring with eighteen fun crochet projects in Interweave Crochet’s Spring 2017 issue. The Spring Blooms story is inspired by the poppy flower; five fantastic projects explore a range of techniques for creating this radiant red bloom. Urban crocheters will love Spring in the City, which features seven projects in Tunisian, filet, and lace. Contemporary Cardigans […]

March Advanced Beginner Classes

Spring is an exhilarating time! Twisted has a pack of fabulous classes coming up this March to ensure that you start out on new adventures with the right tools and knowledge for an enjoyable, fulfilling project from start to finish. Cast On/Bind Off Saturday, March 11 from 10:30am-12:30pm There are many ways of getting yarn […]

#K12tog March – Fidra

We’re having a blast knitting along together! If you haven’t joined our Knit 12 Together Knit-A-Long, you totally should in March. Our project is Gudrun Johnston’s quick and adorable Fidra hat, a fast knit in Brooklyn Tweed Quarry. Twisted is thrilled to now stock the full line and color range of Brooklyn Tweed yarns, and […]

Rose City Yarn Crawl Pop Up Events

The Rose City Yarn Crawl is packed with awesomeness. Knit and crochet a-longs, exclusive patterns, goodie bags, and prize baskets abound. We also get to come together as a fiber community, and it’s always inspiring to see our friends from near and far. Every year, we love to partner with some of our favorite local […]

Sock Knitting Revival

We admit it. We were lured away by cowls and shawls and sweaters. But sock knitting has always been a favorite around Twisted, and it’s having a resurgence! Keep reading to learn about our favorite patterns and yarns and get a fresh take on a classic project.  Turkish Bed Socks from Churchmouse Yarns & Teas […]

Learn to Spin!

Spinning is a fun, meditative skill that enhances your understanding of how yarn is made, and how different fibers behave. Hand-spun yarn is like no other – it makes a unique project or gift, sure to be treasured by the lucky crafts people in your life. It can be a tricky art to learn on […]