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.
If you have been interested in learning how to work with more than one color in your knitting, this is the workshop for you. If you can knit & purl you can make this cowl. Using bulky yarn and a bigger needle this workshop will walk you through the process of stranding more than one color in your work. Join us any Sunday in May for this one session workshop. This workshop is a great preparation for a colorwork sweater. One (1) Sessions $20 (materials not included). Any Sunday in May, except May 14); 1:30 - 4:00
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 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. 4 Sessions: $65 (materials additional). Fridays 6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/23 from 1:30-3:30 pm.
Choose from two sweater patterns and join us to learn all the tips and tricks for a summer sweater. These tops can be made with short or long sleeves and the color possibilities are endless. As in all our sweater classes, we will help you customize to get the perfect fit. Three (3) Sessions $55 (materials not included)
Thursdays 10:30-12:30; 6/8,6/15,6/22 OR Saturdays 10:30-12:30; 6/10, 6/17, 6/24
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.
Join us any Sunday afternoon in June to learn how to start this super functional market bag. Learn the magic loop to start and how to make this unique lace bottom on two circs (no DPN needed). This quick project is fun and super satisfying, you will want to make a few for your summer adventures. Materials are included in this workshop!
Any Sunday In June. 1 Session $35 (Materials Included) 1:30-4:00
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)
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!
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.