Northwest Yarns

  • Know Your Fiber: Alpaca

    Posted on June 01 2017

    If you have spent any time at all in a yarn shop, you have probably seen alpaca and alpaca-blend yarns, and marveled at their softness.  Alpacas are in the camelid...

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  • Know Your Fiber: Merino Wool

    Posted on May 03 2017

       In the 12th and 13th centuries, the Spanish began importing rams from the Beni-Merines tribe in Morocco to breed with Spanish sheep, resulting in the Merino (which, as you may...

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  • Welcome to Our Relaunched Website!

    Posted on May 01 2017

      In the beginning, our website was just for our brick-and-mortar customers, to let them know what was going on at the shop.   Then we decided to start selling...

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