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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!

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Socks on Two Circs-Saturdays

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 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. Knitters will have the option of learning to knit their socks 2 at the same time. Four (4) sessions: $50 (materials additional). Saturdays 4/8, 4/15, 4/22, 4/29 from 1:30-3:30 pm.
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Slow Knitting Class: Magnolia Felted Tote

Join us for classes at a slower pace. These classes will meet once a month until the project is complete. Students will learn to knit and felt this gorgeous felted bag. Final class will be felting and blocking. Classes meet the last Thursday of the month: March 30; April 28; May 25; June 19 from 1:00-3:00pm. Four (4) Sessions: $55 (materials not included)
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March Sunday Workshops: Beaded Cowl

Join us any Sunday in March for the Beaded Cowl Workshop. This beautiful cowl is the perfect opportunity to learn the basics of adding beads to your knitting. One session: $20 (materials not included). Any Sunday in March from 1:00-3:00.
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Autumn Vine Beret

This beautiful tam combines lace and cables to create a true piece of knitted art. Join us for 3 sessions on Saturdays: 3/25, 4/1, 4/8 from 10:30-12:30 as we guide you through this project. Class fee:$40 (does not include materials)
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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.

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This beautiful cowl is the perfect opportunity to learn the basics of adding beads to your knitting. 1 session $20 (materials extra). ... See MoreSee Less
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Knitters are invited to grab one of our spring decor kits (pictured below) then sit down and knit with us. The table will be open to knitters with the purchase of any of the spring decor kits featured. We are happy to offer a bit of assistance on getting them started or interpreting the pattern. Get a head start on spring! ... See MoreSee Less
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This month's Blossom is reminiscent of an English garden. The kit comes with a sea horse stitch marker, pattern and a project keeper post card. ... See MoreSee Less
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Get started on your summer sock wardrobe with this new cotton sock yarn. The colors are just a preview of the spring to come. Pattern is free with yarn. ... See MoreSee Less
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