Lakeside Yarn is a full service yarn shop located in charming downtown Excelsior, Minnesota. The selection of yarn at Lakeside has been handpicked to meet your every design need. The shop is loaded with model garments to inspire and entice!

You are always welcome to come and unwind in front of our cozy fireplace, meet other knitters/crocheters, and plan your next project.


We offer many exciting classes to increase your confidence and boost your creativity! Check our classes page to view our current schedule, where you'll find classes from beginning knitting to special skills and technique classes.
View classes

Original Patterns

Our staff at Lakeside Yarn love to express their creativity through the design of their own patterns, and it's a great way to show off some of the new yarns that arrive in the shop!
View our original patterns

Upcoming Events

Crosslake Pop Up
June 22-23, July 27-28, and August 24-25

Crazy Days Sale
July 19-21

Store Hours (Jun-Jul-Aug)

Wednesday10am - 4pm
Thursday10am - 7pm
Friday - Saturday10am - 4pm
Sunday12pm - 4pm
Holiday Hours
Independence Day12pm - 4pm
Labor Day12pm - 4pm