406 Peterson Road, Libertyville, IL 60048

2 Needle Chicks

Handpainted canvases, threads, yarn, notions, accessories and finishing services for the discerning needlework artist.

We are Open!

Our modified store hours are Tuesday through Friday 10 to 4, Saturday 10 to 3, and Sunday 12 to 5. 

Masks are required and must be worn properly. Hand sanitizer is available at the front counter. Please sanitize your hands when you enter. Please Social Distance -  stay at least 6' away from others in the store.

We're still doing curbside pickup and delivery within 10 miles of the store. The website is always open!

If you're not feeling well, please stay home. We'll see you when you're feeling better. Stay safe!

Needlepoint Classes

Canvas Embellishment with Linda Corirossi

Bring your canvas to 2 Needle Chicks for one-on-one assistance from the talented Linda Corirossi. Linda will help you embellish your canvas with new stitches and new fibers.

These sessions fill up fast so call soon or click the Register Now! button below to reserve your spot.  Please call (847) 549-3611 or email us at info@2needlechicks.com to register.

Dates (2020): 


Session Fee: $30

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Crochet Classes

Come and Crochet

Come and Crochet at 2 Needle Chicks on Tuesdays during the Month of December with Susan Kenyon for just $10 per session!

Do you need help reading a pattern or a chart? Do you have a crochet project you put aside a while ago and now want to finish? Bring your crochet questions to 2 Needle Chicks during November. Or just come and crochet!

Project Linus. Would you like to crochet an edge on a polar fleece blanket for Project Linus?  On a Tuesday night, bring 1½ yards of polar fleece to trade for fleece with the holes ready for your crocheting. Please, no holiday or charity prints. Buy acrylic yarn at 2 Needle Chicks or bring some from home, and medium to large crochet hooks. Bring an edge pattern you’d like to try or let Susan suggest one for you.

Susan Kenyon will be at 2 Needle Chicks each Tuesday night in November from 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm.  You can attend one, two, three, or all four.  The cost is $10 each week. Please register for the class in advance as space is limited. Call us at (847) 549-3611 or register online to reserve your spot.

Date/Time:  Tuesday,  5:30 - 7:00 pm

Session fee: $10 per 2 1/2 hour session. 

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Corner to Corner Crochet Shawl

Class Description: Crocheters worldwide have gone wild about the Corner-to-Corner technique! Amazingly, you can master Corner-to-Corner crochet with only basic stitches such as chains, double crochets, increases, and slip stitches. Class includes complete step-by-step instructions to complete a shawl.

Materials/tools: 1 skein of Berroco Nebula or your choice of fingering weight yarn, Size H or 7 (preferred) crochet hook. Yarn must be purchased at 2 Needle Chicks, preferably in advance of the day of class).

Class Type: Project oriented

Date/Time: 2 - 1.5 hour classes on Tuesday, 10/22 & 29; 5:30 - 7:00 pm

Class Fee: $45 (Materials not included. Yarn must be purchased at 2 Needle Chicks).

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Beginning Crochet

In this introductory class, students will learn terminology used in crochet, the basic crochet stitches: chain, single crochet, half-double crochet, double crochet, and treble crochet. In week 3, we’ll start crocheting a hat.

Materials/tools: Size G or H crochet hook, practice yarn, and Cascade 220 Superwash Merino.

Date/Time: Thursdays - 4 sessions - 5:30 - 7:00 pm

Class Fee: $40 includes 2 skeins DIYarn practice yarn. Other materials purchased separately at 2 Needle Chicks.

Call the store to sign up 847-549-3611 (space is limited).


Knitting Classes

Beginning Knitting

Learn the basics of cast-on, knit, purl, and bind-off in this beginner class. For this class, we will work on a hat, scarf, or fingerless gloves (your choice) which will teach you all the basics.

None needed - this class is for complete beginners who’ve never picked up knitting needles before, or for those that maybe learned a long time ago but have forgotten and need a refresher class.

Class Size
Minimum class size is 3; maximum class size is 10. We reserve the right to cancel if enrollment drops below 3.

We will provide practice yarn. Other supplies such as knitting needles in appropriate size for project, yarn for project, large eye blunt needle, tape measure or ruler, and scissors must be provided by student. Yarn to be purchased at 2 Needle Chicks. 

Class type: Project oriented

Date/Time: Fridays - 10:30 to Noon


Sock Knitting

Knit a basic sock (blue sock on left in photo) using fine needles and special sock yarn. You will learn to use double pointed needles, turn a heel and create a gusset. The instructor will discuss ways to ensure a proper fitting sock. Pre-requisite: You must be able to cast on, cast off, knit and purl.

Class Size: Minimum class size is 3; maximum class size is 6. We reserve the right to cancel if enrollment drops below 3.

Materials/tools: Supplies are not included. Supplies needed for class are: 4 double pointed knitting needles in appropriate size for project, yarn for project, large eye blunt needle, tape measure or ruler, small crochet hook, and scissors and must be provided by student. Yarn to be purchased at 2 Needle Chicks.

Class type: Project oriented

Date/Time: April 2020; 5:00 - 7:00 pm

Class Fee: $80. Does not include materials.

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Papillon / Butterfly Shawl

This short row, very popular Papillon/Butterfly shawl looks lovely in either a long transition mutli-colorway or in placed color. There is a lot of counting and this is very important. It is not a great project to knit while only partially focused in the short row sections. But there is also a lot of plain, garter knitting employed. For every short row section, there are rows in between that are more simple to execute.

Let us help you knit this beautiful shawl! Class will meet four times and you’ll leave with your shawl underway to continue happily on your own or come back to the shop and knit with us!


Beginning Knitting for Children

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