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Yak 'n Yarn is pleased to provide you with a variety of useful tips and tricks to help you with your projects. Let us know if you have a tip to share and we will post it for everyone to benefit from 

Karen Taylor, owner of Yak 'n Yarn and her knitting and crocheting customers and volunteers, created and donated 636 hats and scarves to the Salvation Army. 


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hats and scarves donated to the

Salvation Army.

We've Moved... Right Next Door

Yak 'n Yarn | Fairlawn Plaza Mall | 5331 SW 22nd Place | Topeka, KS 66614 | 785-272-9276 (YARN)

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Yak 'n Yarn

Home away from home

Yak 'n Yarn is an ideal venue for your girls night out, church group or fundraiser. We can provide instruction or just provide the space for your meeting or social gathering. 

​​​​​Open Stitch

The second and last Wednesday of every month, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  

Bring your "UFO's" or something new and enjoy the company!​​

Welcome to Yak 'n Yarn, the yarn store designed to meet your knitting, crocheting, weaving and needlework needs. Come see our large selection of beautiful yarns and supplies. We spent months interviewing knitters, crocheters, weavers and other needlework and fiber artists to find out what you wanted in a yarn store. Whether it's our associates, classes, customized yarns or accessories, we are the retail store that we hope you call your favorite local yarn shop and gathering place!

Warm Hearts Veterans Administration

Learn more about our store.  Watch our latest video.

Yarn Hop Grand Prize Winner

Congratulations Gretchen. 

She won $800 worth of yarn, patterns and needles. 

Other Winners - Linda and Nina

View Slideshow below to see our new store

Yak 'n Yarn is pleased to announce that we have moved to a larger location to better serve you.  We're not very far, in fact right next door to our old location in Fairlawn Plaza Mall. The new space is approximately twice the square footage of our previous location. Stop in and see our new store and look at all the extra space we have for more classes and merchandise. 

Whatever your skill level
Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or advanced ...knit or crochet, weave, embroider... we have developed classes with you in mind.