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2 Needle Chicks

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

Trunk Shows

Pippin Studios

Enjoy 20% of this line of playful and original hand painted canvases designed in British Columbia, Canada and distributed from Pippin U.S. in Washington State.

Browse Pippin's canvas designs in Fives, Sixes and Offspring,  Nines, Dozens, Christmas, Smalls, Sets, Hangings and Eyeglass cases, First Stitch kits, Jennifer Tan paints and more. 

Most canvases are in stock and ready to ship. Delivery status can be confirmed on order.

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Berroco Vibe Yarn

Organic cotton and organic wool come together (with just a touch of nylon) for a light, lofty yarn! Ideal for a wide range of projects, Vibe knits or crochets quickly for cozy, all-season pieces.

Enjoy 20% off when you check out using code: B6BWHC3Z9FTK. Code valid through March 31, 2019. Cannot be combined with other offers. 

Made in Italy

Ball Weight: 1.75 oz / 50 g

Ball Length: 150 yds / 137 m

Knitting Gauge:
3.75-4 sts = 1" on size 10-10.5 US / 6-6.5 mm needles
15-16 sts & 22-24 rows = 4" (10 cm)

Crochet Gauge:
3.5 sc = 1" on  size K US / 6.5 mm hook
14 sc & 16 rows = 4" (10 cm)

Yarn Fiber Info:  45% Organic Cotton, 45% Organic Wool, 10% Nylon

Yarn Wash Info: Hand wash in cold water. Lay flat to dry.

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Needlepoint Classes

Glitz & Glamour Aquamarine

Designed by Debbie Rowley for DebBee’s Designs, the design is completed in soft, shimmery shades of pale blue featuring March’s birthstone. Stitched on 18 ct. white mono canvas. The finished size about 5 3/4" square. The design size 104 x 104.

Date(s): Tuesday, January 15th, Tuesday, February 19th, and Tuesday, March 19th

Time: 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm 

Class Fee: $90, includes canvas, pattern, and threads.

Instructor: Mary McGuire

This class has already started. Class kits will be  available when class finishes. Please contact the store for more information. 

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 (2019): 

June 4, 18; July 9, 23; August 6, 20; September 10; October 15

Session Fee: $30

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Linda Corirossi 3-day Canvas Embellishment Seminar

Submit your canvas for a personalized stitch guide and thread selection from Linda Corirossi.    

Dates:  May 17, 18, and 19, 2019

Time: 10 pm - 5 pm

Fee: $275

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Crochet Classes

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).

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Crocheted Market Tote

Crochet a Market Tote

Head to your local market in style with your made-by-you crochet market tote.

Experience Level: Adventurous and Confident Beginner / Intermediate. You know how to single and double crochet. You've successfully crocheted a dish cloth and maybe you've made a granny square.

Fee: $50, does not include materials (yarn to be purchased at 2 Needle Chicks)

Date/Time: Spring Series

Christmas Ornaments

Learn how to crochet beautiful Christmas ornaments using DMC Pearl Cotton.  Actual Christmas Ornaments are still being stitched - so come back to see what you will be working on! 

Date(s): Christmas in July Series - Date TBD

Time: 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm 

Class Fee: $40, includes DMC Pearl Cotton.

Instructor: Susan Lutz Kenyon

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Beyond the Basics Crochet

Now that you've taken beginning crochet and can crochet a hat, take the next step and learn how to read patterns, increase, decrease, add new yarn, as well as learn a variety of stitches including: clusters and shells, post stitches, puff stitches and picots.

Date/Time: TBD

Class Fee: 4 Classes - $45, materials not included (materials must be purchased separately at 2 Needle Chicks.)

Reserve your seat now! Space is limited. Call now - (847) 549-3611.

Advanced Beginner Crochet Class

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: TBD

Class Fee: $35 (materials purchased separately at 2 Needle Chicks).

Virus Shawl

Have you heard of the Virus shawl? If not, then help us spread the virus by joining this class. This fabulous crochet shawl is addictive and crochets up quickly. The pattern is a chart, which Susan assures us is super easy to follow. Once you get the gist of the pattern you will be off and away in the flow of the pattern.

Susan chose Cascade Yarns Anthem Chords to complete her Virus Shawl but any self striping yarn will work well with this pattern to create gorgeous waves of color!

Date/Time: TBD

Class fee: $50, 2 2-hour classes. Materials not included (Yarn must be purchased at 2 Needle Chicks).

Knitting Classes

Beginning Knitting

Learn the basics of cast-on, knit, 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.

Experience
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.

Materials/tools
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: Wednesday: January 23 & 30, February 6 &13 from 10:00 am to Noon.

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Knitting Drop In

Stuck on a project? Need help with that stitch? Is there a mistake and you need help fixing it. We're offering Knitting drop in sessions with our resident knitting expert Cori Teppen. Space is limited, so sign up soon! Third Wednesday of each month - from 10 to noon. Only $10 for the session!

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Kid's Knitting Camp

Want to get your kids hooked on knitting? Do you have a budding fiber artist in your home? Keep those little hands busy! No previous experience required. Whether they want to learn the basics or just want a group of fellow kid-knitters to hang out with, this camp will get them set up. They'll learn how to cast on, bind off, knit, and purl. We'll supply DIYarn for learning. Knitting Needles, yarn for project, and book are additional. 

Camp fee for 4 sessions (January 23 & 30, February 6 & 13): $60, includes DIYarn. Knitting needles, yarn for project and book (optional) are additional.

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