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Yarns &
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10 Douglas Ave.
Elgin, IL 60120

Store Hours

Mon closed
Tues closed
Wed 1-6
Thu 10-4
Fri 10-4
Sat 10-4
Sun 10-4

Upcoming Classes & Events

elginknitworks learn to knit

Learn to Knit / Beginning Knit

If you have never held needles before or you are just looking to further your skills, join us for this ongoing class. Yarn must be purchased at EKW and projects need to be pre-approved.

$35 per session
Every Wednesday 1:30 – 3:30

Use the button links above to let us know you want to attend!

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elgin knit works tolsta tee kal

Tolsta Tee-Summer KAL

The Tolsta Tee is a perfect basic raglan t-shirt that can be the canvas for all of your creative ideas. The pattern includes the instructions for the tee, plus an extra document with resources on how to customize the Tolsta to your liking. Will you make solid, multi or stripes? With eyelets or embroidery? Knitters have at least 8 different yarns to choose from each with endless amounts of colors. Here is how it works. We choose the pattern and designate the yarn then provide all the help you need to complete the project. Join us Fridays and/or Sundays from 10:00 – 1:00 starting on May 31. No need to sign up, just stop in and select your yarn and we will help get you started.
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Gift Certificates Available

elginknitworks gift certificates

Gift Certificates are the perfect gift for that special knitter, crocheter or fiber artist! Available in any dollar amount, we can send a physical or digital certificate.

Give us a call at 847.627.4700 or send an email ( shop@elginknitworks.com) to order yours today!

Digital Gift Certificates are available for those last-minute gifts!

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Knitting, crocheting, and spinning supplies as well as knitting lessons.

4 weeks ago

Elgin Knit Works
Join us on Wednesday, June 19 (5-7pm) for a fun evening to celebrate hand knit/crochet chickens! Bring your chicken and show her off. (chicken not required to join us for the evening) There will be prizes, discounts & fun. ... See MoreSee Less
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4 weeks ago

Elgin Knit Works
A quick project to knit up on big needles with a cotton yarn, the Siltcoos Summer Scarf isthe perfect accessory when you want tomake or wear a hand knit for warmsummer days. The keyhole construction keeps the scarf in placewithout wrapping too warmly around yourneck and shoulders and the open meshensures a very cool feel and look. ... See MoreSee Less
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4 weeks ago

Elgin Knit Works
The Granny Square Chicken is a colorful hen crocheted using two floral granny squares. It will add some rustic, farmhouse charm to your life! This versatile pattern allows for endless yarn color combinations. We have a wonderful stock of mini DK cottons. Solids, gradients and sparkles. The minis are perfect for granny chickens.Perhaps you'd like to join our workshop. If you can chain and single crochet, you can make this adorable chicken! Join us to learn the basics of a floral granny square and how to create this adorable chicken. *Crocheters must be comfortable making a chain and single crochet.*1 Session Workshop ($35 includes safety eyes and stuffing -- yarn is additional)Saturday, June 1, 10:30 - 1:00orThursday, June 6, 1:00 - 3:30orSunday, June 9, 1:00 - 3:30 ... See MoreSee Less
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4 weeks ago

Elgin Knit Works
The Tolsta Tee is a perfect basic raglan t-shirt that can be the canvas for all of your creative ideas. The pattern includes the instructions for the tee, plus an extra document with resources on how to customize the Tolsta to your liking. Will you make solid, multi or stripes? With eyelets or embroidery? Knitters have at least 8 different yarns to choose from each with endless amounts of colors. Here is how it works. We choose the pattern and designate the yarn then provide all the help you need to complete the project. Join us Fridays and/or Sundays from 10:00 - 1:00 starting on May 31. No need to sign up, just stop in and select your yarn and we will help get you started. ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

Elgin Knit Works
Nothing says summer like Margaritas. In addition to the drink and the pizza this summer shawl will make a great summer treat. When deciding to add a new plant-based yarn to our offerings, 100% Pima Cotton was the obvious choice. Its softness, strength, and shine are perfect for both warmer weather and those in between times where you just need a little something. Great for accessories, garments, baby and kids items, housewares, toys, cables, textured stitches, colorwork. This yarn is 205 yards and knits up as a DK/worsted weight. ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

Elgin Knit Works
The Round Mountain order this month screams summer! The sunshine yellow matches all the colorways. We have changed our subscription base to a softer fingering weight that still has some nylon. This yarn is great for sweaters, shawls, and socks. We have limited quantities of each so let us know if you want to reserve a color! ... See MoreSee Less
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