Yarn Junction's Annual Fall Retreat! 


Our semi annual knitting retreat is coming up on September 22nd.  All day fun where you take one class for the day. 


Knitting Retreat September 22nd   9:30-3:30pm. Please mark a check with first, second and third class choices for the day.  We will do our best to fill your first choice but need to on a first come, first served basis. All classes may not be held due to popularity.  Please keep that in mind when choosing your first, second, third choices.  Lunch and 15% off on all purchases on Friday and Saturday in the store are part of the class fee.

Please enclose a check for $50 to reserve your place or call Yarn Junction Co (515-277-2770) with cc number or come see us at the shop on 5th.  132 5th St.  West Des Moines 50265 in Valley Junction

Choices as follows


Muskoka Cowl:  this cowl is made from the top down and then joined in the round (so it doesn’t fall off your shoulders).  You will learn garter tab cast on, increases and enjoy the fellowship of other knitters.  For the beginner who knows how to knit and purl.  Uses 400 yards dk and 6-24 inch needle. You will also need markers  Pattern free.




Felted Clogs:  what great gifts these make for everyone in the family.  Learn short rows, inc, dec and felting techniques.  We will show you how to make this slipper that you will love to wear and give. 3 or 4 skeins of 220 wool (depending on size made) and #13-24 needle.  Purchase pattern




Hobbit Shawl: Yarn is dk and needles size 7-24”.  Really cute semi square shawl made after the black panther series.   




Christmas novelties:  Create some fun Christmas items such as a gift card holder, cork elf, and felted ornaments.  All the supplies needed (except needles which are #13, #3 and #6-32) will be a fee of $15 which includes the patterns, yarn and notions.




Fair Isle Mittens, using 2 different colors of worsted weight yarn and #9 -32 or 12”needle, learn how to carry and twist 2 colors of yarn for checked or striped pattern. Pattern from our Knit 9, fall 2018.




Crochet pattern:  Tasha is working on a crochet project for all of you crocheters!!!  TBA




Leaflet cowl:  using lace pattern and made straight, then seamed, make this fun cowl for you or a gift for the holidays.  Learn written lace pattern, provisional cast on and 3 needle bind off.  Pattern available on ravelry.




Glacier Sweep Shawl:  Stephen West created this shawl made in either fingering with a 6-40” needle or worsted with a 10.5-32” needle.  Learn increases and short rows as you make this fun to wear shawl.  Pattern available on ravelry.




Parking is located on the southside of the Westside Community Center
134 6th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265