Twisted Updates

Hearts for Portland

Twisted is proud to support the Hearts for Portland (#Hearts4PDX) campaign. We hope you will join is in making hearts over the next three weeks. Spread Love Note Hate On May 26, 2017, two brave men were killed while defending two 16 year old women from a violent man in Portland, OR. A third courageous […]

Call for Help – Knitapalooza

We aren’t affiliated with the fine group of individuals who are putting this on, but thought we’d share the news, in case anyone wants to help some aspiring knitters out…if you have questions, please direct them to Susan Beaird at or call 503-916-5737… Knitters Needed! Next FRIDAY, APRIL 15th! Anyone who knows how to […]

House of Dreams

Warmth For All is an organization that collects handmade items – hats, scarves, mittens, gloves, socks, etc. – and gives them to Transition Projects for distribution to the homeless. This year they are adding an additional charity – cat blankets for a local no-kill cat shelter, House of Dreams. Twisted is acting as a drop-off […]

Caps for Soldiers Recap

We wanted to share a letter we received from Barbara Jennings and Carla Harwood, the Portland organizers of the Caps for Soldiers drive so many of you took part in this summer. Janet and Bea, the women behind the drive, sent this letter out. ………………………………………………………………………………………….. Dear Knitting Angels: This will be our last message to […]

Caps for Good

We got an email a few days ago from Andrew, who works for Save the Children’s newborn and child survival campaign, Good Goes, as the social media specialist. He wanted to make sure we knew about the Caps for Good initiative that launched on August 29th in partnership with the Warm Up America! Foundation. Caps […]

Baby Love Blanket Drive 2010

It’s that time of year, crafty folk! Twisted is once again proud to be taking part in the Baby Love Blanket Drive by offering a 10% discount on yarn for a baby blanket, and by being a drop-off site. We have oodles of yarn that would be perfect for this project! Like, Berroco Comfort. Brown […]

More information on Local Charity Knitting

We posted a few weeks ago about Dina’s fantastic effort to collect hand-made gifts for each of the +1600 homeless students in the Beaverton School District. We are also offering a 10% discount to folks who purchase the yarn at Twisted to make something for one (or more) of these kids-in-need. Dina is amazing – […]

Local Charity Knitting Opportunity

We got an email from Dina, an enthusiastic crafty-chick who loves to do for others. She’s spearheading this amazing effort to outfit each of the more-than-1600 homeless students in the Beaverton, Oregon School District with a hand-crafted item by Thanksgiving. Check out her blog for more information, and please, think about whipping up a little […]

Caps for Soldiers deadline TONIGHT!

We are so fortunate to live in an uber-crafty place with ultra-generous crafters. We’ve had such a great response to Barbara and Carla’s call for Caps for Soldiers, and it sounds like the other shops in town that have been collecting them have been having the same wonderful response. Barbara tells me that over 100 […]

Charity Knitting Opportunity: Caps for Soldiers

***EDITED TO ADD: CAPS FOR SOLDIERS WILL BE COLLECTED THROUGH THE END OF DECEMBER – YIPPIE! GET TO KNITTING, FOLKS*** No matter how you feel about the war(s) America is engaged in, one thing is indisputable: there are American human people living, working, and fighting in foreign lands, and they need our love and support. […]

UN-Superbowl Party

Like crafting? Not so like football? Or just bored with all the hype around the Superbowl? Actively wanting to escape a crazy person you live with during the game on Sunday? Come to Twisted’s Un-Superbowl Party! There will be no football (just the halftime show), knitting jeopardy, prizes, food, fun and friends to knit with! […]