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10 Douglas Ave.
Elgin, IL 60120

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Mon closed
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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!

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Granny Square Cardi Workshop with Angie

Grannys are everywhere! Join us for this 3 session workshop where you will learn how to make a granny square & gauge it for a garment; How to join square as you go to avoid seaming and how to create and plan for your ideal Granny garment. Cropped, Duster, or any length you choose. With sleeves or a vest. Crocheters must be comfortable with the following stitches: chain & single crochet. You can make every square different by choosing 6 colors and working at random or choose 4 colors and make every square the same. We are happy to help you with color selection. Class is 3 sessions: Saturdays 10:30 -12:30 on 6/8, 6/29, 7/13 OR Saturdays 1:30 – 3:30 on 6/8, 6/29, 7/13 OR Thursdays 10:30 -12:30 on 6/13, 6/27, 7/18. 3-Session class is $50 (materials additional).
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First Colorwork Sweater

If you have been considering knitting your first sweater and also are interested in a bit of colorwork, this class is for you. This basic yoke-style colorwork tee is the perfect first sweater. 4 Sessions: Thursdays 1:30-3:30 on 5/23, 5/30, 6/13, 6/20. $60 (materials additional)
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Super Basic Brioche-Espresso Scarf

Have you tried brioche in the past and felt like it wasn’t for you or made you so frustrated that you ripped out your project? Have you always wanted to try brioche and you have been intimidated? This is the class for you! In one session we will help you master the knitted brioche stitch while knitting this super squishy skinny scarf available in two different lengths and weights of yarn. 1 Session: $25 (materials additional). Classes: Thursday, May 16 at 1:30-3:30 OR Saturday, May 18 at 10:30-12:30 OR Sunday, May 19 at 1:30-3:30
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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. Fridays 1:30-3:30pm: June 7, 21, July 5, 19. Four (4) sessions: $60 (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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Knitting, crocheting, and spinning supplies as well as knitting lessons.

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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 heel 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. 4 Sessions $60 (materials not included) Fridays 1:30-3:305/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/14orSaturdays 1:30-3:305/18, 6/1, 6/15, 6/ -or-TEXT us @ (847) 440-5022 ... See MoreSee Less
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CELEBRATE LOCAL YARN STORE DAY.Saturday, April 27, is LYS DayIn honor of local Yarn Store Day, we have many exciting offers. We are not waiting for the 27th, though! You can start taking advantage today! ... See MoreSee Less
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LYS Fidget Cowl Pattern. Casapinka has done it again! For the last several years, Casapinka has designed a cowl or shawl for yarn stores to give away with the purchase of yarn. This year, she did not disappoint! The Fidget Cowl is named for its texture and how it can work sort of like a fidget spinner. It requires 2 skeins of fingering-weight yarn and is simple.Enjoy 20% off when you purchase 2 skeins of indy-dyed yarn to make the Fidget Cowl.Sale Details. The sale runs from April 17-28. All these brands are included in the sale. As in the past, knitters will receive a code to download the pattern to their Ravelry page. Codes will not be available until Saturday, April 27. Knitters who purchase yarn before that day will receive an email with the pattern code. ... See MoreSee Less
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Fingering Sock Yarn Sale. Spring is a great time to knit socks. Get a jump start on your sock knitting with this amazing sale. Enjoy 25% off on 100g center pull balled fingering sock yarn. Sale runs April 17-28, 2024. ... See MoreSee Less
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