123 Hamilton St. W,

West Salem, WI


Click on the link below to schedule an appointment to shop or get 1-1 project support. Customers will get personalized service and be able to shop inside while taking health safety precautions. I ask that you please wear a facemask and not visit the shop if you are having any symptoms of illness. Shopping appointments are 45 min. and project support is $12.00 for up to 1 hour.

Where you can have your cake and knit it too!

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!

New Store Hours

Tuesday: 12pm-4pm - Appt. Only

Wednesday: 12pm-4pm - Appt. Only

Thursday: 12pm-4pm Appt. Only

Friday: 12pm-4pm - Walk-in's Only

Saturday: 12pm-4pm-Walk-in's Only

Sunday & Monday : Closed

Appointments can be made online at www.yarncakes.net or call 608-612-0191

Masks Required

Getting Back to Business!

It is time to regroup and rethink for the Fall & Winter at YarnCakes

New Shop hours are posted to the left.

I am planning to maintain these hours until next Spring & then reevaluate.

New hours are Tuesday thru Saturday

12:00p-4:00p with Tues-Thur being by appointment only.

I will continue to take phone orders and have curbside pick-up

Online Shopping Now Available

Click on " Shop Online" on the top right of this page or "Shop Now" below. New items are being added gradually. I hope I can continue to serve my customers during this challenging time while you are unable to visit the shop.

Order pick-up can be arranged or shipping available.

Malabrigo Mecha (Chunky)

4o% off this Friday, October 23rd

Sale Price Only $ 9.00 (Reg $15)

130 yds per skein

40% Fridays!

Every Friday there will be a different yarn on Sale

Yarn must be purchased on Friday in the shop. You can call (on Friday) and purchase over the phone for a curbside pick up. Shipping not available for the Friday sale yarn.

Painted Crescent Shawl - 2 skeins each of Tiramisu & Mochi

Crochet Baby Blanket 2 skeins of Whirligig

Whirligig Yarn by Cascade

Jumbo sized cakes with 546yds of of super soft, superwash, DK weight fun.

Kizzy Shawl - 1 skein of Whirligig

New Store Hours

Tuesday: 12pm-4pm - Appt. Only

Wednesday: 12pm-4pm - Appt. Only

Thursday: 12pm-4pm Appt. Only

Friday: 12pm-4pm - Walk-in's Only

Saturday: 12pm-4pm-Walk-in's Only

Sunday & Monday : Closed

Wally and Stella are Waiting for You!

Kits Available in the Online Shop

Boho Style Mosaic Shawl

Breathe and Hope Shawl Kit

Odyssey Shawl Kit

Reilly Beanie

Diamond Skull Cap - Set of 2

Hubby Hat

Simplicity Romper Kit

Bounce Baby Blanket Kit

2nd Avenue Wrap Kit

Something for Everyone!

Private Lessons

Can be arranged anytime during open hours. 3 hours for $25.00 (can be done in 1 or 2 sessions) Cost for supplies charged separately. Lessons offered in both knitting and crocheting. 1-1 lessons can be arranged by calling the shop.


Groups of 5 or less are welcome to meet on the outside patio.

Call to reserve date and time. 608-612-0191

No groups will be meeting inside the shop until further notice. So sorry.

Project Help:

I am always here & available to help if you get stuck on a project or need help fixing your “oops”! Book an appointment online or call the shop directly to get the help you need.

Friday Night Knitting Therapy:

Friday Night groups will be held outside until further notice. We will practice social distancing and facemasks will be required.

Weather permitting, every other Friday will start on Friday, September 18th, 6:00-8:00p

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


Kids groups are cancelled indefinitely. If I do a virtual meeting, I will let you know.

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.

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


If you get stuck on a crochet project please call the shop and we will try to help. Reetta may be able to help you over the phone!



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Malabrigo Rios is Available Online!

Do You Know the Difference between a ball, skein, hank, or a YarnCake?

Owner: Heidi Tumerman