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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

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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!

More Classes & Events

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Rock It Tee – Slow Class

This fantastic tee has so many possibilities. Short sleeves or long, stripes or solid, Fingering or DK, superwash, cotton or a blend (mohair or no mohair). We help you ensure you get the perfect fit and length! Once you knit one you won’t want to stop! SLOW CLASS: This class is designed for busy people, with two weeks between each class students have time to get their homework done and stay on track with class. Saturdays 10:30-12:30 – May 4, 18, June 1, 15 OR Thursdays 10:30-12:30 – May 23, June 6, 20, July 11. Four (4) sessions: $60 (materials additional)
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Get Shorty DK Sock Class

Come and learn a new way to make socks. This fantastic pattern was written by our very own Irene, of the 3 Ply Podcast. These nifty socks have a contrasting cuff and toe as well as an innovative heal that doesn’t require picking up stitches. (YES! ABSOLUTELY NO PICKING UP STITCHES) Join us for 4 weeks to learn how to make these socks on two circular needles instead of DPNs.  Fridays  1:30-3:30 – May 17, 24, 31 June 14 OR Saturdays 1:30-3:30 – May 18, 25, June 1, 15. Four (4) sessions $60.00 (materials additional)
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Gift Certificates Available

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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 ( to order yours today!

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

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Elgin Knit Works

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

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Give your froggies that added fashion. In this kit you will get yarn and pattern to make a sundress & a pair of jeans as well as 2 pairs of high-top sneakers. ... See MoreSee Less
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The best thing to come out of this rain is frogs! These guys are wired and ready to take on the world. The newly reworked pattern makes knitting and positioning these guys a snap. Kit includes yarn to make two frogs, eyes, wire & stitch markers. Also two colors of selfstriping yarn and pattern for froggy's sweater. They are so fun to make you will want a pond full. ... See MoreSee Less
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MAKE A SECOND(If you have finished our most recent Eyelet knit-a-long and would like to start another consider making a spring version. These lovely new colors in this cotton-linen yarn will be just what you need when that spring weather arrives. Enjoy a 10% discount on Coastline yarn for those who are making a second version of this sweater.(pullover or cardi) Knitters can join us on Friday and/or Sunday mornings from 10:00-1:00. ... See MoreSee Less
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This woman-owned company is inspired by nature and more specifically its fauna and flora. Illustrations are the starting point and then are printed onto fabric, then turned into handy storage for all types of crafts. The bags are made out of 100% organic cotton, printed with eco-friendly water-based inks, and finished with vegan cork cords. The sustainability of both the materials and the making process is an important aspect of her business. Bags are available in two sizes and in limited quantity. Stop in and check them out. ... See MoreSee Less
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We had a visit from Nina from Just Nina Knits, who dropped off some beautiful mohair/fingering bundles. Nina is our local dyer from Batavia and has created some amazing yarn. Please stop in and see the new colors while they last. ... See MoreSee Less
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Learn to CrochetHave you always wanted to learn to crochet? Delay no longer and sign up for this class! No prior crochet experience necessary. Participants will learn how to chain and single crochet. By the end of the class, participants will be able to complete a cowl or hat (student choice).3 Sessions - $65 (materials not included)Saturdays 10:00 - 12:00April 6, 13, 27 -or-TEXT us @ (847) 440-5022 ... See MoreSee Less
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