HOLIDAY HOURS
Elgin Knit Works will be closed from 2:00pm on Sunday, June 30th through Thursday, July 4th for the Independence Holiday.

We will reopen with our normal hours on Friday, July 5th.

Get Shorty Cabled Sock

Elgin Knit Works 10 Douglas Avenue, Elgin, IL, United States

Have you completed the Get Shorty Sock Class?
If you have taken the Get Shorty class and are ready for the next challenge, take this quick two-session class and learn how to add a cable to your Get Shorty DK socks. Choose from tons of fun summer color choices.
Saturday, July 8 & 15, 1:00-3:30; or
Thursday, July 13 & 20, 1:00-3:30.
Two Sessions= $45 (Materials not included)

Join Us for Our Summer KAL!

Elgin Knit Works 10 Douglas Avenue, Elgin, IL, United States

This KAL will go through August. Join us on Fridays and/or Sundays or knit on your own at home. EKW's Knit-a-longs come with all the help you need to complete any of these great summer knits. When you participate you will receive assistance on: color choice, gauge, fitting. All the sweaters can be customized in length of sleeve and body. This is a great opportunity if you have wanted to make a sweater but have been nervous to do it on your own. Knitters just have to purchase the designated yarn and we will help you all the way. This KAL will go through August and participants can choose to join us when convenient. Stop in soon for the best selection of colors.

Toe Up Socks – Next Level

Elgin Knit Works 10 Douglas Avenue, Elgin, IL, United States

This amazing toe-up formula brings all the benefits of a top-down sock ... gusset, heal flap & 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 two circular method (instead of DPN) and DK weight yarn.** Four (4) Session class: Thursday's Sept 14,21,28 & Oct 5 from 1:30 to 3:30 $65 (materials additional).

Ranunculus De-mystified

Elgin Knit Works 10 Douglas Avenue, Elgin, IL, United States

Friday's Sept 15,22,29 & Oct 6 from 1:30 to 3:30 OR Saturday's Sept 16,23,30 & Oct 7 from 10:30-12:30 this four (4) Session class is only $65 (Materials additional). Join us as we learn how to utilize this magic pattern to make your ideal t-shirt-style pullover. Knitters can work with any weight yarn sport or larger. They can also choose their needle size and we will help ensure the fit. The length of the sweater as well as the sleeves are completely adjustable.

Toe Up Socks – Next Level

Elgin Knit Works 10 Douglas Avenue, Elgin, IL, United States

This amazing toe-up formula brings all the benefits of a top-down sock ... gusset, heal flap & 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 two circular method (instead of DPN) and DK weight yarn.** Four (4) Session class: Saturday's Sept 16,23,30 & Oct 7 from 10:30am to 12:30pm $65 (materials additional).

Fiber Web Colorwork Cowl

Elgin Knit Works 10 Douglas Avenue, Elgin, IL, United States

Thursday Sept 14 10:30-12:30 OR Saturday Sept 16 1:30-3:30 The Fiber Web cowl is such a fun and addicting knit! This worsted weight stranded colorwork cowl pattern is a great way to learn colorwork. And the best part is that the color combinations are endless! Join us for this one-session class. Knitters will learn stranded colorwork. 1 Session class: $25 (Materials additional) *There is a small amount of homework prior to the first class

Sunday Workshop -Super Bulky Mitts

Elgin Knit Works 10 Douglas Avenue, Elgin, IL, United States

Join us for this one-session class and learn to make these super warm super fast mitts. These one-skein mits are knitted on two circular needles and can be made two at a time once you have mastered the technique. They make great gifts and are a must for any winter in the Chicago area. September 24, 1:30-3:30pm. 1 Sunday Session: $25 (materials additional)

Skill Builder-Cabled Headband

Elgin Knit Works 10 Douglas Avenue, Elgin, IL, United States

Get a jump on your holiday knitting while learning a new skill. This nifty little headband is knitted flat while you learn to create a beautiful cable. One skein makes two headbands. Thursday, Sept. 28 10:30-12:30 OR Saturday, Sept 30 1:30-3:30. 1 Session $25 (Materials additional)

Skill Builder – German Short Rows

Elgin Knit Works 10 Douglas Avenue, Elgin, IL, United States

Bandana Cowl: Learn this alternative short-row technique that leaves your work tidy and looking great. The point of this kerchief is completely constructed with short-rows. Students will learn how to substitute German short rows for other types of short rows in a pattern. These cowls make great holiday gifts and help you to master the skill. Thursday, Oct 12 1:30 - 3:30 OR Saturday, Oct 14 10:30-12:30. 1 Session $25 (materials additional)

Slow Class – Beginning Colorwork Sweater

Elgin Knit Works 10 Douglas Avenue, Elgin, IL, United States

FIE Pullover: The flower design is a whimsical take on the traditional Nordic XO pattern. The top-down construction starts at the neckband and quickly jumps into the colorwork. You can go wild with colorwork and knit a multi-color yoke, or simply make the two-color original design. Top-down sweaters are easy to try on as you knit so that you can tailor fit the yoke depth and length of your body and sleeves. After the colorwork, you can opt in or out of short rows to lower the neckline if you please. If you would like to make a longer version or add long sleeves we will help you do either (or both).
Thursdays Oct 12, 26, Nov 9, & 16 -- 10:30 - 12:30 or Saturdays Oct 14, 28, Nov 11, 18 -- 1:30 - 3:30 4 Sessions $65 (Materials additional)

Skill Builder – Colorwork Hat

Elgin Knit Works 10 Douglas Avenue, Elgin, IL, United States

Flicker & Flame: This hat is an excellent way to learn to knit a colorwork hat. Knitters will learn to read a chart, work with two colors and decrease with the two needle technique (no DPN's). Knitters are asked to purchase their materials ahead of time and have the ribbing done for the first class. Thursdays Oct 26 & Nov 2 1:30 - 3:30 OR Saturdays Oct 28 & Nov 4 10:30-12:30. 2 Sessions $35 (materials additional)

October Sunday Workshops: Adorable Bats

Elgin Knit Works 10 Douglas Avenue, Elgin, IL, United States

One (1) Sunday Session: October 8th OR 15th OR 29th. These adorable bats don't just have to be for Halloween. They make great gifts for people when they need a reminder to "hang in there". Learn to create these little cuties on 2 circular needles. we will talk through all the tips and tricks for finishing and hanging the bats.

1 Sunday Session $25 (Materials additional)