Chicago Yarn Stores
Knit1 Chicago, located on Lincoln Avenue, has four regular weekly classes and offers yarn, needles, books and accessories. The website does not offer a lot of information, but does include the address and store hours.
Knitting Workshop on Lincoln in Chicago offers nearly 20 brands of yarn, as well as classes for beginning and intermediate knitters. Most of the yarns are luxury items but the store has frequent 50 percent off sales.
Loopy Yarns on State Street in Chicago boasts a large selection of sock yarns, as well as more than 25 brands of yarn and several types of knitting needles. Regular classes are held throughout the week, and a blog keeps shoppers updated on news.
My Sister's Knits
Located on the South Side of Chicago on Walden Parkway, My Sister's Knits is a cozy shop with more than 20 brands of yarn. The shop also sells needles, accessories and knitting bags. The site offers information on classes, location and hours.
Nina: a Well-Knit Shop
Nina on West Division Street in the Wicker Park neighborhood is a thoroughly modern yarn shop. The sleek design of the shop brings even more attention to the beautiful yarns contained within. More than 20 brands of yarn are represented, as well as seven brands of needles. Classes are mostly held on Saturdays.
We'll Keep You in Stitches
We'll Keep You in Stitches, located on Oak Street in Chicago, is a high-end yarn store with an emphasis on needlework and fine knitting. The website includes store location and hours.