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.

New in the Shop

Summer is here! A great time to gather with friends and enjoy your knitting. Lots of new items are arriving in the shop. We’ll be adding to the list regularly so check back often or stop into the store.

Botanical Atenti Bags

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Flowers & embroidery are the trend of the moment. These stunning new Atenti bags are all that and more. Stop in and see these hand made one-of-a-kind bags. (and maybe take one home]

Round Mountain Fibers

The Round Mountain order this month screams summer! The sunshine yellow matches all the colorways. We have changed our subscription base to a softer fingering weight that still has some nylon. This yarn is great for sweaters, shawls, and socks. We have limited quantities of each so let us know if you want to reserve a color!

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Emma Ball Knitting Accessories

We are so excited to be carrying Emma Ball brand in the shop. Emma Ball Ltd. is a UK brand of giftware established twenty-two years ago, offering something that appeals to everyone. With seven artists working as part of the full range there are lots of gifts including tins, stitch markers, needle wraps, and specialized bags. 

The artwork on these bags, tins & stitch markers are distinctly British and we are in love with them. Stop in and check out all the new designs.

(We couldn’t resist the Highland Cow & Sheep bags from Emma Ball. We know they will go fast!)

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Katrinkles Care Tags

We now have tags for your knitted items, gift tags, care tags and even tags that tell you which is the back. Grab a pack so you are ready when you complete your project.

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BERROCO VINTAGE – Worsted & Chunky

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After much time trying to decide, we are thrilled to announce that we will be stocking Berroco Vintage & Vintage Chunky as our workhorse acrylic blend yarn.

This machine-wash blend features a wide color range, an incredibly soft feel, and generous yardage perfect for all your knitting and crochet projects. Its unique fiber blend makes laundering a breeze and is perfectly suited for easy-care garments for both children and adults.

Colors have been arriving in waves and will be added to our stock as they arrive.

Malabrigo Rios: Zodiac Colors

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Neon Sock Yarn

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Uni Merino Neons – Not just for socks… great for shawls as well!

Project Bags!

New project and notion bags have arrived.

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Dog Kits

Spend the dog days of summer knitting a dog for yourself (or a friend).

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The Pink Poodle kit comes with all the supplies you need to knit her as well as the bling collar. The poodle is made flat and sewn together. Safety eyes and nose are included.

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The Dachshund kit comes with the supplies you need to make two dogs. Keep them together as best friends or gift one to someone you love.

Julie Asselin DK – Leizu


If you are not familiar with this amazing hand-dyer this is a great opportunity. Julie Asselin is a dyer from Quebec. Her colors are rich and beautiful. Leizu Dk is a wool silk superwash blend with 260 yards. It is a great base for sweaters and accessories. Stop in and check out all the new colors.

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Chunky Sweater Cords

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What is more satisfying than knitting a chunky sweater? We now have chunky sweater cords that will enable you to try on as you go as well as put your sleeves on holders without worrying about the cord coming off your bigger needles. Stop in and pick one up today

Malabrigo Mohair

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If you have been in the shop and met Linda you probably have heard her say “Everything is better with mohair”. She has been adding mohair to projects for much longer that it has been popular on Ravelry. We are so excited for the new mohair by Malabrigo. You will recognize some of our favorite colorways such as Anniversario and Whales Road but you will also discover some new colors as well. All are very beautiful and have so many possibilities.

BLUE Q Recycled Bags

We have just received a new shipment of Blue Q bags. If you are not familiar with this line of bags you are in for a treat. The extremely reasonably priced bags are 95% recycled and available in many different sizes. They are durable and decorated in sassy colors and sayings. Stop in to see the entire collection. 

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Sweet Little Nothing

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This lovely little shawl has the perfect shape for wrapping. The pattern is easy to remember and the beads at the end are optional. Knitted in a fingering weight cotton this sweet little shawl will dress up any tee shirt or summer outfit. Checkout all the beautiful colors available in this summer cotton yarn.

Magical Unicorn

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One skein of Unicorn is all it takes to add a little magic and sparkle to your next project!

A silk core with soft kid mohair and lurex sparkle making a sport-weight yarn. 

Stop in and check out all of your new colorways!

This classic shawl was written to show off the beauty of one skein of Unicorn. Stop in and check out all the new colors. (pattern free with yarn) 

Day & Nite Needle Sets

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The Day & Nite gift set consists of beautifully crafted dual-toned interchangeable needles to instantly provide the right background for any color of yarn. Effortlessly swivel the needle on the 360 degree stainless steel cord to give the desired contrast. Included needle sizes: US 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 10.5, & 11 and 360 degree stainless steel swivel cords: (to make) 24″, 32″ x2, & 40″ circulars.

Also includes cord connectors, end caps, locking keys, and as an extra: 4 wooden Day & Nite themed buttons! A classic Day & Nite soft case stores it all – providing instant organization and portability. The box artwork has a layered 3-dimensional design. A beautiful, whimsical, and practical set that is sure to please! Best of all it works with all of your other Knitter’s Pride interchangeable needles. 

Yarn Bowls and Stands

If you have not yet had a chance to visit the tea & pottery shop next door you don’t know what you are missing. Steep-N-Clay offers a wide variety of loose leaf tea as well as amazing pottery. We are happy to have yarn bowls and yarn caddies  made for us buy Steep-n-Clay. Stop in and check them out.

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Yarn Tubs in New Fabrics

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We have just received a shipment of new yarn tubs! These wonderful little bags sit nicely on the counter or the floor to hold your bag. The waterproof fabric is what makes these so nice. Come in and check out the new fabric as well as some old favorites.


Xiomara will wrap you in an elegant show of color, texture and intriguing Mosaic stitches. No one has to know how simple these stitches are, which only adds to the mystery and allure of Xiomara.

Mosaic knitting is incredibly beautiful and amazingly simple, nothing to fear and wonderful to learn! All the stitches are basic, even the Mosaic effect is achieved through the simplest of slipped stitches and working with only one color in each row.

Easy peasy, I promise. 

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JUL Post Buttons

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This new style of (re)moveable styling tack has a stud element that is integrated into the button with a leather disk to create a powerful styling tool.  To use the button, simply remove the leather backing, slip the button shaft in between the stitches of the knitwear / crochetwear and then pop the leather backing on the shaft on the wrong side of your material.  

It’s crisp, quick, and easy!