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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!

More Classes & Events

elgin knit works zipped cable hoodie

Zipped Cable Hoodie

Keep yourself warm this winter with this flattering hoodie. Casual enough to wear every day, this will be the first garment you’ll grab when you leave the house! Knit from the top down in one piece with raglan shoulder shaping. Knitters can opt to learn how to put in a zipper or choose an alternative closure. Thursdays 2/8,2/15,2/22,2/29 & 3/14 (zipper) from 1:30-3:30 OR Saturdays 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23 & 3/30 (zipper) from 10:30- 12:30 OR Saturdays 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23 & 3/30 (zipper) from 1:30- 3:30…5 Session $75 – With Zipper (Materials additional) OR 4 Sessions $65 – Without Zipper – (Materials additional)
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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 ( 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.

2 weeks ago

Elgin Knit Works
Gnome-one deserves a bit of love this time of year more than you! Treat yourself to these adorable Gnome project bags, notion bags, notion tins, and point protectors. ... See MoreSee Less
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4 weeks ago

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It is time to announce the winter K-A-L. This time you will have a choice of cardigan or pullover (or maybe both!) Here is how it works. We choose the pattern and the yarn and provide all the help you need to complete the project. Join us on Fridays and/or Sundays from 10:00 - 1:00 starting on January 19th. No need to sign up, just stop in and select your yarn and we will help you get started. ... See MoreSee Less
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4 weeks ago

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A scarf that stays perfect around your neck by using the keyhole. The middle section of the scarf is wider so your shoulders can stay warm too and you can also create a little collar. You can wear the scarf in many different ways, just the way you like it. And over your clothes or under your coat.Easy knit, mostly in garter stitch and bit of ribbing.Treat yourself and make this lovely little piece in a luxury yarn and add a flower broach. ... See MoreSee Less
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4 weeks ago

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A bit of stash & something newColorshift is a hybrid cowl capelet with subtle shifts in color achieved by knitting with multiple strands held together as one. The shaping is created by gradually increasing needle size and adding additional strands of yarn. Colorshift can be worn as a cowl, pulled up over your hair as a wimple, or layered over a spring dress like a capelet, making it an ideal accessory for transitional weather!Bring in a skein (or 2) of fingering from your stash and we will help match a new skein to make this beautiful cowl. ... See MoreSee Less
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4 weeks ago

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Doughnut KitSometimes you need a treat. These tiny doughnuts are just the thing! You can knit one up in less than an hour, and it is knitted flat and sewn so no need for DPNs. The kit comes with 4 colors and enough to make 8-10 doughnuts. You also get the beads and the pattern, all packed into a small pastry box. High in fiber and no calories! (HA!) The kit is under $20 so pick up one today. ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

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Sockmatician Toe-up FormulaIf you are ready to take your sock knitting to the next level, this is the class for you. This amazing toe-up formula brings all the benefits of a top-down sock... gusset, heel flap, and proper heel turn to the toe-up pattern. The pattern we use is a formula that can transform any sock pattern into a toe-up sock. *Knitters must have previously completed at least one pair of socks. Knitters will be using the two-circular method (instead of DPN) and DK weight yarn.*We will also learn to translate your favorite top-down sock to toe-up. 4 Sessions $65 - (Materials additional)Friday's 1:30-3:302/9,2/16,2/23,3/1 orSaturday's 1:30 - 3:303/2, 3/9, 3/16, 2/ -or-TEXT us @ (847) 440-5022 ... See MoreSee Less
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