Thursday, March 7 ~ 10am-6pm: Sophisticated Beads Pop Up Shop
Artist Lea McWhorter from Sophisticated Beads will share her stunning handmade jewelry in a one-day pop up shop. Be sure to enter her drawing for a chance to win a $30 pair of earrings!
Lea is a local Northwest artist who is dedicated to providing high-quality products to clients. Sophisticated Beads collection provides authentic pieces of jewelry that are well crafted, elegant, and fashion-flexible. These designs are designed and handcrafted by Lea using items from across the globe including semi-precious stones, Austrian Swarovski crystals, pearls, and sterling silver. She offers a large selection of earrings, necklaces, bracelets, anklets, watches, and more. image © Sophisticated Beads
Friday, March 8 ~ 10am-6pm: JaMpdx Pop Up Shop
Local artists Jenn and Meghan from JaMpdx will join us to show off their gorgeous, handmade, one-of-a-kind ceramics. Their ceramics will bring extra enjoyment to your crafty life, including yarn bowls, mugs, pints, stitch dishes, and a variety of pretty pottery to decorate your home. New this year: enamel pins!
JaMpdx is the collaboration of Jenn Gauer and Meghan Radick, two friends who have been making functional and decorated ceramics together since 2004. Jenn uses a fine porcelain and throws the pieces on a potter’s wheel, and Meghan decorates them using cake decorating techniques (imagine an actual pastry bag and all the different metal tips, but instead of buttery frosting we use clay). Each bowl, cup or vase feels great and looks elegant—this is art that you are meant to use and enjoy! image © jampdx
Saturday, March 9 ~ 10am-4pm: Knitted Wit Trunk Show
Local dyer Lorajean, owner and founder of Knitted Wit, will bring a vast selection of samples knit in her gorgeous yarns for this trunk show. She'll be on hand to chat color, dyeing techniques, and fiber.
Since 2007, Knitted Wit has explored the myriad ways in which color and fiber play together. Ten years later, Knitted Wit is pleased to offer over 150 colors on 11 yarn bases. Whether you’re looking for yarn for a squishy pair of socks or a treasured heirloom blanket, you can be sure that there’s a Knitted Wit yarn that’s perfect for your project. image © Knitted Wit
Sunday, March 10 ~ 10am-5pm: Larissa Brown Trunk Show
Larissa Brown is a knit wear designer and novelist. She has penned two knitting books - "Knitalong: Celebrating the Tradition of Knitting Together" and "My Grandmother's Knitting". Her work is features on/in knitty.com, Jane Austen Knits, Knit.1 magazine and more.
Larissa is also the designer of our RCYC Knitting pattern this year! She is inspired by all things in nature as well as how colors play together. She'll have many of her designs and patterns for you to snap up!
Image © Larissa Brown
Thursday, March 7 - Sunday, March 10 ~ 10am-5pm: Charity Yarn Winding Station by One Tail at a Time PDX
Volunteers from One Tail at a Time PDX will be on hand to wind your yarn purchases for donations to their fantastic dog rescue organization. Please note that winding capacity is limited and waits are likely!
OTAT is an all-breed, no-kill dog rescue committed to lowering euthanasia rates through the rescue and adoption of dogs in need; comprehensive support of adopters; and community outreach through humane education programs and assistance for disadvantaged and low-income families. image © OTAT PDX