406 Peterson Road, Libertyville, IL 60048

2 Needle Chicks

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

Needlepoint Classes

Quilted Flag

Quilted Flag with Mary McGuire

Stitch this beautiful Quilted Flag counted canvas design in a class taught by Mary McGuire!

Canvas is included in the class fee. All other supplies i.e., threads, stretcher bars, etc. are additional.

Call or register soon as space is limited!

Session Fee: $90, threads & stretcher bars are not included in session fee

Date(s): Saturday: October 26 and November 16th

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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): 
October 15, 29
November 5, 19

Session Fee: $30

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Crochet Classes

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:  Tuesday, October 8 & 15; 5:30 - 7:00 pm

Class fee: $45, 2 - 1.5-hour classes. Materials not included (Yarn must be purchased at 2 Needle Chicks).

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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).


Block of the Month

Learn new stitches and skills with every block! The class provides all the instructions you need to make 12 different squares! You’ll build confidence one block at a time each month with our expert instructor – Susan Lutz Kenyon. 

After all the blocks are created, we’ll block, assemble, and add the edging in sessions 13 and 14 which will be held in 2020. 

Session Dates / Time
Usually the 3rd Sunday each month for 14 months beginning 1/20/19 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm (date may shift due to holiday or other event)

Catch-Up Classes: Don’t worry if you can’t attend a session, we’ll be hosting catch-up sessions!

Block of the Month Yarn Selection
Come into the store on January 13th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm to select the yarn* you’ll use throughout the year. You can pick up all the yarn you’ll need or just the colors for that month’s block. We’ll discuss color and yarn choices to help guide you to the perfect afghan! Yarn must be selected and purchased prior to the first session.

Class Fee
$140 – only $10 per class! Materials extra. Class Size is limited – sign up soon!  To register, stop in, call (847) 549-3611, or email us at info@2needlechicks.com. 

*Yarn, crochet hook, and yarn needle are not included in class fee

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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.

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: TBD


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: Tuesday, October 29, November 5, 12, & 19; 5:00 - 7:00 pm

Class Fee: $80. Does not include materials.

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Kid's Mini Camps

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