Tuesday, August 26, 2014

New "Gorgeous" Artyarns Silk Essence

Such a beautiful new yarn and the colors that artyarns has are wonderful. Come see them and other fun fingering weight yarns for fall shawl knitting at The Yarn Basket.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

All Iowa Shop Hop happening now

For the All Iowa Shop Hop, we have created this tote kit.  (above).    It uses the AISHA fabric and comes with the grey canvas Iowa screen print you see here.  Come to The Yarn Basket to purchase your before they are all gone. We also have made these apron kits using the same screen print and fabric.  

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Chalet slippers oh so cute!

We have created a new pattern at The Yarn Basket using My Mountain yarn.   Pattern free with purchase of yarn!  

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Ready for a fun summer vest?

We made this fast and easy weekend vest out of Tydy  by Knit One, Crochet too yarn.  Pattern calls for a 17 needle so you can see how fast it is.  Love the 100% cotton yarn and it self stripes, too!

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Mid Iowa Yarn Shop Hop is hopping now

Just some of the items seen on the mid Iowa yarn shop hop.  Join us through this Saturday and get 10 percent off and sign up for fabulous prizes.  Pick up a passport at one of the following shops and get hopping:   Heartland fibers in Winterset, Stitch and Hill Vintage & Knits both in DSM, Kniiting nest door in Ankeny, Rosetree fibers in Ames,  Sheep's stocking in Marshalltown, and The Yarn Basket in Carroll.

Sunday, April 6, 2014

E I E I O baby quilt

Just got in this cute panel and by adding 3 quick borders, we have a quick and easy baby quilt.  Perfect for a shower gift and made with love by someone who will love the newborn.  Come see us or call as we made kits of "old McDonalds farm".  The Yarn Basket & Quilt Shop.  712-792-2890

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Knitting retreat

Here are some pictures from our latest retreat at The Yarn Basket.   Thanks to all who attended and helped make this annual day so much fun!