Your Custom Yarn Shop in Portland, OR
Yarnia is the only yarn shop where you can design your very own custom yarn blend, and buy it by the pound. You choose the fiber, color, thickness, and amount, and we’ll create your custom yarn for you right on the spot — perfect for knitting, crocheting, or weaving!
Not only that, but at our Portland yarn shop, yarn is sold not by the skein, nor the hank, but by the pound.
Don’t know how much yarn you’ll need for a project? Or maybe you know how many skeins or yards you tend to use for a given project, but don’t know how to translate that to ounces? We’ve got lots of tools to help.
We are a Portland yarn shop specializing in budget-friendly, custom knitting, crocheting, and weaving yarn on cones. Bring in your patterns, your inspirations, and ideas and we’ll help you come up with the right yarn for your project.
Not from Portland? Check out the links at the top of the page to learn more about our Online Shop and Custom Yarn Creator. We offer free online consultations to help you design your yarn. Shoot us an email and let us know what you have in mind, and we’ll work with you to find your perfect yarn.
Watch our demo video of how it all works!
Come, let’s make yarn.
I just wanted to recount my recent first experience with ordering a custom blend from Yarnia, in Portland, Oregon. I excitedly made up a couple of experimental blends to play around with. When they arrived, one was lovely, but the other, which I had intended to be fairly tonal and heathery was, well …. more like clown barf.
This was all due to one strand of the mix being a much brighter and deeper shade than I had thought. Since the other colours all seemed a good match for what I saw on my monitor, I dropped them a note to say that maybe they should check that. Since I’d only ordered minimal sized cones to experiment with, I wasn’t out much money, so I didn’t bother to ask for a replacement.
Sure enough – they didn’t offer me one, and instead sent me a reply saying they thought the yarn was as shown, but would look into it. (Fair enough!) Much to my surprise, a few days later, they were in touch again to say that actually, the colour was wrong and would I like a new cone of yarn substituting a different colour for the problematic one!
I am very pleased with the replacement, but more than that I’m impressed that they still remembered my little problem a week later and when they noticed the yarn was wrong were so willing to do something about it. Although I’m still getting to grips with knitting with their “funny” un-plied yarn, this has totally made the difference between me buying from them again, or not.
– KrisHughes (via Ravelry forums)