Where you can have your cake and knit it too!

123 Hamilton St. W, West Salem, WI 54669 608-612-0191

YarnCakes is more than just a yarn shop.

In addition to providing quality yarn and knitting supplies, YarnCakes offers knitting classes, special events, and plenty of opportunities to relax in the livingroom or on the patio to knit and chat.

Discover the therapeutic benefits of knitting in a warm and friendly environment at YarnCakes!

Outside Knitting Space on the Patio

Store Hours:

Monday: CLOSED

Tuesday: 11am-5pm

Wednesday: 11am-5pm

Thursday: 11am-5pm

Friday: 11am-5pm

Saturday: 11am-3pm

Sunday: CLOSED

Wally and Stella

Malabrigo: Mechita, Sock, Arroyo, Dos Tierras, Rios, Mecha, Rasta and Caracol

Berroco: Pirouette, Sesame, Summer Silk, Corsica, Remix Light, Pixel, Ultra Alpaca Light, Medina, Millefiori, Vintage, Ultra Alpaca, Remix Worsted, Quinoa, Modern Cotton Dk & Worsted, Vintage Chunky, Ultra Alpaca Chunky, Macro, Pixel

Hikoo: Sueno DK & Sueno Worsted, Oh! (Chunky), CoBaSi DK, Caribou, & Tiara, Simplicity

Misti Alpaca: Handpaint Lace, Handpaint Sock, Best of Nature Worsted, Tonos Worsted

Schoppel: Wunderklecks, Zauberball Crazy, Boots, & Ambiente

Trekking: XXL, Fach

Universal Yarns: Bamboo Pop, Cotton Supreme, Cotton Supreme DK, Cotton Supreme Batik

Fibra Natura: Cottonwood Organic cotton

Wonderland: Messenger Kits, Mary Ann Mini skeins kit

Sirdar-Hayfield - Baby Blossom Chunky

What's New?

Direct from Australia, brought back from my Spring trip, Adagio Mills Alpaca! $8.50 per skein.

You can touch it for free!

Something for Everyone!

Private Lessons

Can be arranged anytime during open hours. 3 hours for $25.00 (can be done in 1,2, or 3 sessions) Cost for supplies charged separately.


Groups are welcome to meet in Livingroom or on Patio. Call to reserve date and time. 608-612-0191

Drop-In Help:

I am always here & available to help if you get stuck on a project or need help fixing your “oops”! No charge.

Friday Night Therapy:

Every other Friday . 6-9p. Come and relax and treat yourself to some knitting therapy. Leave your stress at the door, bring something to sip (and to knit) and enjoy an evening with friends.

July 26, August 9, 23, September 6, 20

Gift Certificates

Available for the Knitter or Crocheter in Your Life!


10% off entire purchase: Youth Knitters (under 18) and members of the 3 Rivers Knitting Guild

15% off purchase : While attending an open knitting group or class. Class fees excluded.

New Weekly Knitting Group!


Wednesday afternoons

this summer

Grade 5-12 - 1-3p

Grades 3-4 3:30-5p

Walk, bike , or catch a ride to YarnCakes!

Drop in to knit with friends, make new friends, get help with your projects, start or learn something new, share what you have created.....

There is no fee for the group, but you have to knit while you are here! Complete beginners are welcome as well as more experienced knitters.

Boys & girls in 3th grade and up. (Exceptions will be made if you already have some experience) Parent permission required. Stop in and pick up a registration form & bring it with you the first time you come.

Call with questions:

Heidi 608-612-0191

Adult Groups

Friday Night Knitting Therapy 6-9p



Dos Tierras



Susurro - NEW!





Misti Alpaca

Best of Nature Hand Paint Sock Hand Paint Lace

Fingering and Sock Yarn

Sock & Fingering Yarn from Schoeppel (Zauberball Crazy), Berroco Comfort Sock, Malabrigo Sock/Mechita, Misti Alpaca Hand Paint

Do You know the difference between a ball, skein, hank, and a

YarnCake ?

YarnCakes Project Bags

Stop in, relax, chat, knit at Friday NIght Knitting Therapy

Using up my leftover Berroco Remix in a Chevron Baby Blanket.

Super Soft & Washable! (for those of us that find wool to be a bit prickly) 100% Recycled fibers - Cotton, Silk, Linen, Nylon & Acrylic

Come and see the great selection of

Peepers reading glasses!

Be in style with your "cheaters"



Owner: Heidi Tumerman