New in the Shop

Spring is on it’s way! 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.

Get a Jump on Summer Socks!

filly socks

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.

March Blossom Gradient

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.  …Not crazy about the hat? Select from any of the patterns below. 

blossom beanie
blossom patterns

A Bit ‘o Luck

shamrock point protectors

Keep your knitting on the needles with these festive shamrock point protectors.

lucky gnome

While we can’t promise that they will bring you luck, they do come with a pot of gold (yarn that is).  Each Gnome kit makes 2-3 lucky gnomes.

baby vest and socks

It seems like many of our knitters are knitting for new babies (or soon to be new babies.) This adorable vest and hat can be made from one skein knit it in lucky green or select from our other colors.

Road to China

sophie scarf

If you haven’t made a Sophie scarf yet it is time to treat yourself. One skein of this amazingly soft luxury yarn makes an elegant and super soft kerchief. Stop in and feel some for yourself. 

Julie Asselin DK – Leizu

A wonderfully large re-stock of Julie Asselin DK has arrived. Leizu is a lovely blend of merino and silk perfect for sweaters and accessories. Stop in an see all the colors. (We couldn’t fit them all in the photo!)  

010523 julie asselin yarns

Blossom Gradient Kits

010523 january blossoms yarn and cowl pattern

The color of the blossom gradient this month is luscious! The accompanying pattern is as lovely as the yarn. The kit is topped off by a lovely little stitch marker that matches the yarn. Stop in and treat yourself with a New Years project.

Snowflake / Bergen Yarn

This new yarn is so soft and the colorplay makes anything you knit look amazing. Available in several colors both neutral and neon one skein makes a cowl or hat. Both projects are on big needles and can be made in an evening or two.

Artisan Jewelry 

elgin knit works art card jewelry

For a limited time we are offering a variety of hand crafted Jewelry. Earring, Broaches and necklaces with a nature/literature theme. Each piece is mounted on a beautiful artwork card ready for gift giving. 

Holiday / Winter Project Bags

elgin knit works holiday project bags

Day & Nite Needle Sets

elgin knit works day night needle sets

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.

elgin knit works yarn bowls horz

Yarn Tubs in New Fabrics

elgin knit works yarn tubs

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. 

elginknitworks nov xiomara

Green Shoots Mitts & Tam Kit

elginknitworks nov shoots mitt hat

This set is not only beautiful but also fun to knit. The kit comes with patterns and yarn to knit both the Tam and Mitts. Available in two colorways, choose the brighter pallet or a more subdued one.

Chevron Stripes

Our classic long shawl zigzags into its chevron shape based on a simple repeat of stitches. Urth Yarns do the rest of the magic to transform a basic into your favorite accessory. Add two or three JUL post buttons (see below) to make it easy to wear.

Pattern uses 2 skeins of Urth Uneek Fingering. Each 100g 435y/400m skein is 100% superwash merino wool

elginknitworks nov chevron shawl

JUL Post Buttons

elginknitworks nov jul post buttons

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!