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): 

December 3

Session Fee: $30

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David McCaskill Classes - March 2020

We are delighted to again host 4 classes in March 2020 with David McCaskill. David is a nationally known needlepoint teacher in high demand!

On Thursday, March 5th, Friday, March 6th, and Saturday, March 7th we will be offering 3 embellishment classes. Bring your canvas to 2 Needle Chicks for one-on-one assistance from the talented David McCaskill. David will help you embellish your canvas with new stitches and new fibers. David believes needlepoint is a personal expression of creativity and he wants to help you bring your work to life! You can bring your work-in-progress to get expert advice or select a new piece from our inventory of over 1,000 colorful canvases.

The class fee for each day is $150 and includes lunch and a swag bag. Each class begins at 9:30 am and ends at 4:00 pm. Class size is limited to 8 people per day. We expect these classes to fill up fast! Sign up for 1 or both days!

On Sunday, March 8th, David will host a Tips, Tricks, and Techniques class for threads. David will discuss myriad ways you can use threads to embellish your canvases. Class fee for this class is $75.00 and includes lunch and swag bag. Class size limited to 30 people. Class begins at 9:30 am and ends at 4:00 pm.

Sign up for all classes and receive a $25.00 discount!

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Crochet Classes

Come and Crochet

Come and Crochet at 2 Needle Chicks on Tuesdays during the Month of November 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. The dates are November 5, 12, 19, 26. 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, November 5, 12, 19, & 26; 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).

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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, 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.

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: Friday: December 6, 13, 20, 27 (10:30 to Noon)

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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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Beginning Knitting for Children

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