New Knit-A-Long: Gioia

Modern crosses dot the yoke of this simple and flattering tee, made using Summer Sesame and Modern Cotton. Knitters are invited to join us on Sundays July 10 through August 28 from 10:30 - 2:30 to get help and knit on your KAL sweater.

Join Us for A Spring Fling

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

You are invited to a Spring Fling at EKW on Sunday, March 19 from 10:30-1:00. You are invited to a spring fling at EKW
Sunday March 19  -  10:30-1:00
Knitters are invited to grab one of our Spring Decor Kits then sit down and knit with us. (See Details)

Elmgrove KAL

We are excited to announce our next KAL, which kicks off on April 16th. The Elmgrove is a great transitional cardigan that will take you through spring and into summer. KAL knitters who purchase the yarn & pattern from us will have all the help they need to complete the project. Our knit-alongs usually last about 2 months so you will have plenty of time to complete this project. Join us on Sundays from 10-1:00 to meet other knitters, get help and knit.

Just Nina Knits Trunk Show

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

Nina will be at Elgin Knit Works Friday, July 21 from 6 to 8pm and on Saturday, July 22 from 1 to 4 pm for the Just Nina Knits Trunk Show. Be sure to stop by!

Yarn Crawl 2023

Yarn Crawl's theme this year celebrates the anniversary of the Chicago Public Library. In honor of this, we have created kits that come in a project bag featuring original artwork in a book theme. Kits contain our very own hand-dyed silk/alpaca yarn with pattern all inside a project bag. Choose from a two-skein bag including the Sophie pattern or a three-skein bag including the Airy Breeze pattern. Visit our New in the Shop page for details!

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.

Fall KAL: Meseta Cardigan

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

Join us on Friday mornings & Sundays for our Fall KAL. We will be knitting the Meseta Cardigan.

This classic sweater is knitted top-down in a traditional raglan style, the charted lace pattern makes it a truly elegant pattern.

Here is how it works if you have never participated in our KALs: We choose the pattern and the yarn and provide all the help you need to complete the project. We will help you make sure the cardigan fits you.

No need to sign up, just stop in and select your yarn and we will help get you started.

Malabrigo Holiday KAL

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

For our next KAL we have decided to shake things up a bit. Knitters who would like to continue to work on their KAL sweaters are welcome to continue. For those knitters who switch to gift knitting (or just accessory knitting) can participate in our Malabrigo Holiday KAL. Knitters can join us during November & December on Sunday afternoons from 1:30-4. HOW DOES IT WORK?
You can choose from any of the Malabrigo yarns in the shop. A ticket will be issued for each skein purchased. When the project is completed, bring the ticket in and you will recieve 10% off on your next skein of Malabrigo yarn and the tickets will be entered into a drawing that we will have during our post-holiday party.