124 Sawyer St. South Portland, ME.
(207) 767-5648

124 Sawyer St. South Portland, ME.

Knitting Nook is a yarn shop and cafe located in Ferry Village South Portland and serving the greater Portland area.

Born from a life altering experience, Knitting Nook’s foundation is built on the simple concept of a comfortable space for fiber artists of all skill levels and interests to find top quality supplies, camaraderie, and a great drink or bite to eat supported by unparalleled customer service.

We’re looking forward to meeting you.

A Place for Community

We’re more than just a yarn shop and hardly just a cafe! We hope you’ll join us for the things you need, a bite to eat, and a story to take with your items when you leave!


Carefully curated, made to order, and locally sourced – Knitting Nook’s cafe provides the perfect small bite compliments to perusing our high quality fiber supplies.


Knitting Nook’s rotating selection of draft beers and hand selected wine options are a perfect addition to a great conversation, a lesson, or just a quick stop by to say hi.


Whatever you need for your next knitting project, we’ve got it. Browse our shelves of top of the line fiber, needles, and patterns to get you set with all the resources necessary to make your next project a success.

Knitting Nook in the Media!

'Eating, drinking, knitting' hub opens in South Portland

“SOUTH PORTLAND — Lisa Plourd, who is opening a new knitting shop and cafe called the Knitting Nook at the corner of Sawyer and High Streets in Ferry Village, said the path that set her to pursuing the business was unexpected and life altering.”

Article by  on July 25, 2018. Appearing originally in the Forecaster.

Knitting Nook owner Lisa Plourd, right, and assistant Marianne Robinson. Photo by .

Some of the fine brands we carry

We pride ourselves on carrying the highest quality wares at the best prices available. We’re honored to carry these fine suppliers.

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