Elgin Knit Works will be closed Saturday, February 11 through Tuesday, February 21.
We will reopen with regular hours on Wednesday, February 22, 2023.
Need a last minute gift for that special knitter, crocheter or fiber artist! Send them a Digital Gift Certificate.
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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.

$25 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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My First Colorwork Sweater-Saturdays

Have you knitted a colorwork project or two? Then you are ready to knit your first top-down colorwork sweater. Select from two different sweater patterns and join us to learn all the tips and techniques for a successful sweater. Saturdays from 1:30-3:30: February 25, March 4, 11, 18, 25. Five sessions: $65 (materials not included)
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Slow Knitting Series: Sam the Ram

Part of our “Slow Knitting Series” – Join us for 6 sessions as you learn tons of new techniques and and construction methods to create this true accomplishment. We will help guide you through this challenging knit. We’ll meet the first Sunday of each month, beginning February 5, from 1:30- 3:30. 6 Sessions – $75 (materials additional)
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Slow Knitting Series: Steeked Sweater Class

Part of our “Slow Knitting Series” – Learn the technique of creating a cardigan out of a colorwork pullover. Knitters will learn how to prepare a pullover sweater for steeking, After knitting the sweater knitters will cut open (yes cut) the pullover to create a cardigan. Finally knitters will pick up stitches for a button band.  We’ll meet the first Thursday of each month, beginning February 2, from 1:30- 3:30. 6 Sessions – $75 (materials additional)
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NEW KAL-Coffee Beans Cardi (stripes optional)

Join our newest KAL! This fantastic top-down cardi can be customized to everyone’s preferences. It can be made striped (with a long color change option) or solid and the length can be customized. Here is the best part … All the help comes FREE, with the purchase of the yarn, for the duration of the KAL. Join us on Sundays in January & February from 11 – 1:30 for KAL knitting and assistance.
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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 ( shop@elginknitworks.com) to order yours today!

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

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We are all loving these adorable stitch stoppers. We have just unpacked some new Valentines Day gnome stoppers as well as lots of others. ... See MoreSee Less
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Clearance Sale. We are saying goodbye to Perfection yarn in all weights. Enjoy a 35% discount while supplies last. ... See MoreSee Less
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This fantastic top-down cardi can be customized to everyone’s preferences. It can be made striped (with a long color change option) or solid and the length can be customized. All the help comes FREE with the purchase of the yarn for the duration of the KAL.Knitters who are interested in having a customized cheat sheet for their KAL project can join us on Sunday, January 15 (11:00 OR 1:30) to fill out the sheet with your sweater numbers. Join us on Sundays in January from 11 - 1:30 for KAL knitting and assistance. ... See MoreSee Less
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The color of the blossom gradient this month is luscious! The accompanying pattern is as lovely as the yarn. The kit is topped off by a lovely little stitch marker that matches the yarn. Stop in and treat yourself with a New Years project. ... See MoreSee Less
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Have you knitted a color work project or two? Then you are ready to knit your first top-down colorwork sweater. Select from two different sweater and join us to learn all the tips and techniques for a successful sweate.r5 Sessions $65 (materials not included) Friday's 1:30-3:30 1/20, 1/27, 2/3 2/10 ... See MoreSee Less
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Learn all the tips and tricks of a top-down sweater. This is a great way to learn the construction of a top down sweater. Sizes available are Newborn through Size 12. 4 Sessions $55 (materials not included) Thursday's 10:30-12:30 1/19, 1/26, 2/2 2/9 ... See MoreSee Less
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