Whether you have a project already in mind or need a spark of creativity, Knitting Next Door has more than enough feel good, look good yarns to get you started!

From everyday classics like Cascade 220 to beautiful new yarns from many other manufacturers, there’s a fiber for you no matter your style, design, or project! Our staff is always willing to answer your questions, help you choose a new project or to get you through a challenge.

We’re here because we love knitting and crochet as much as you and are happy to share our tips and tricks.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

We're Celebrating World Wide Knit in Public Day -- This Saturday - June 15

Don't forget -- come knit in public with us this Saturday, June 15th. Bring a comfy chair, drink, and a snack if you want. We'll be knitting outside under the tree in front of Quilter's Cupboard. We can't wait to see you!

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Don't miss World Wide Knit in Public (WWPIK) Day, Saturday, June 15, 2013.  Come join us for the day (10-5:30) or an hour, whatever you can spare!  We'll be knitting outside in front of Quilter's Cupboard under the tree.  Bring your comfy chair, and a drink or snack, if you desire.

Come join the party.  This is a picture from last year's successful event!  Don't miss the fun!

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

This beautiful new vest is made with 4 skeins of Dark Horse Beautiful yarn.  It's a quick knit that you can have ready for your special occasion or that special gift for a loved one in no time!  We have plenty of Dark Horse yarn ready for this addition to your closet.  Patterns are available at the store, also.

Another rainy day?  The store is packed with knitters enjoying the day INSIDE today!  If you can't get outside, get inside with us! There's open knitting any time we're open!  We'd love to see you.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

KnitPurlHunter Mystery Knit-A-Long at Knitting Next Door

Our customers are enjoying the new Mystery Knit-a-long sponsored by Skacel and Michelle Hunter of KnitPurlHunter.com  Week one clue has led to many knitters getting a good start on this beautiful shawlette.  Week #2 clue comes out tomorrow (Thursday).  We have the yarn for this lovely project, so stop by and get started!  Michelle will provide the clues on her website and we’ll provide the yarn and camaraderie to get you to completion!

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Join us for our Knitting Retreat!

It’s time to take a break from shoveling and the winter weather!  Take a weekend to enjoy your fiber-artist friends and some great comfort food!  Knitting Next Door is hosting a spring knitting retreat.

When:  Friday, March 15, 4-11pm
                Saturday, March 16, 9am – 11pm
                Sunday, March 17, 9am—3pm

Where:  American Legion Hall, 521 SW 3rd Street, Ankeny, Iowa

Knitting Next Door will provide a light meal on Friday, breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday, and brunch on Sunday.  Drinks will also be provided.

What can you bring?  Your favorite comfy chair or cushions, a snack to share and lots of knitting/crocheting or other fiber art projects!  Tasty beverages are also welcome.

Don’t miss out on this great, relaxing weekend!  There’s only a few spots left!  Stop by Knitting Next Door at 704 SW 3rd or call us at 515-963-0396 with a credit card to reserve your spot! 

We can’t wait to see you!

The Staff at Knitting Next Door

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Happy Holidays from Knitting Next Door!

We hope your having the time of your life this holiday season.  Do you have your Christmas craft projects done yet?  Don't worry.  There's still a little time left.  You'll make it!

Our spring yarns are starting to show up!  The first is Lucci Yarn Magic.  We have three gorgeous colors.  This yarn is perfect for a beautiful decorative scarf for that special party for add another yarn to it and create a beautiful camisole or tank top to go under your favorite suit or sweater.  It is 45% cotton, 27% metallic, 22% viscose, 6% nylon.

Rumor has it the Madelinetosh yarn is shipping and will be here soon.  Pashmina, dk tosh, and tosh sock.  Keep an eye out - we'll e-mail you when it arrives.

We hope for a happy and safe holiday season for you and your family.

Happy Holidays!

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Knitting Next Door is hosting a Fiber Artist’s Retreat!

Come join us for a weekend of knitting, crocheting and all things fiber. 

Retreat Dates:  Friday, November 2, through Sunday, November 4 –
                Friday, 4:00pm – 11:00pm
                Saturday, 9:00am – 11:00pm
                Sunday, 9:00am – 3:00pm

Retreat Fee is $60, which includes a light meal on Friday night, breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday, and brunch on Sunday.  Drinks are also provided.  We would love it if everyone would like to contribute a snack (healthy or otherwise).

The retreat is located at the American Legion Hall, 521 SW 3rd Street, in Ankeny, just a block from Knitting Next Door.

You are welcome to bring your own comfy chair or chair pad.

Get your reservations now.   Seating is limited.  Your $60 fee reserves your spot. 

Questions?  Call us at 515-963-0396