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Fall & Winter Classes!

Butterfly Shawl Class
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Raspberry Ripple Lace Class
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Master Brioche Cowl Class
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Cocoknits Sweater Class
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Baby/Child Sweater Class
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Convert a Sweater
Flat to In-the-round
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Luna Violeta Capelet Class
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Socks Your Way!
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Holiday Stocking Class
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Rasta Mitten Class
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Next Step Knitting Classes!

Beginner Hat Classes
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Mistake Fixing Class
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Next Step Crochet Classes!

Coco Crochet Bag
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Fiber-Art Classes

Wet Felting Scarf Class!
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Silk Resist Painting
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In The News

Yelp Reviews - 5 Star Rating!
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Google Reviews - 4.9 Star Rating!
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Sister Arts Studio, Inc.
Awarded the 2017, 2016 & 2015 Best of Chicago Award!
U.S Commerce Association
"Best of Local Business" in Hobby Shop Category

Sister Arts Studio, Inc.
Awarded the 2014, 2013 & 2012 Best of Chicago Award!
U.S Commerce Association
"Best of Local Business" in Hobby Shop Category

Sister Arts Studio, Inc.
Awarded the 2013 Best of Chicago Award!
U.S Commerce Association
"Best of Local Business" in Hobby Shop Category and
"Excellence Award 2013" Excellence in Cultural Experiences

February 2011 & September 2011 SASI
Awarded the 2011 Talk of the Town
Plaque of Honor for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction!

Sister-Arts Teaching
Knitting for Kids at Windy City Knitting Guild
February 2011, 2012, 2013

Sister-Arts featured in Try Handmade blog
March 10, 2010

Sister-Arts featured in Interweave Crochet
Winter 2009/10

Sister-Arts featured in Chicago Kids
March 2010

Talk of the Town Honor Award
for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction
September 19, 2009

Sister-Arts Studio featured in Chicago Parent
April 2008 and September 2008

Donna Palicka featured in
Today's Chicago Woman
August 2007

Sister-Arts Studio featured in
Skyline, Pioneer Press
May 3rd, 2007

Sister-Arts Studio featured in
WTTW's Chicago Tonight -"Fiber Fever"
Sister-Arts Studio: Stitching pieces for Peace
March 21, 2007

Fall / Winter Hours

Monday - Friday: 10:00 am - 6:00* pm
Thursday: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Open Knit-Night 6 - 10 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday: Noon - 5:00 pm
(Mon - Wed* open until 8 pm when classes are running, please call.)

Special Events



September 28 - October 12 

Big Bad Wool 
November 9 - 23

Lopi 38
November 18 - 28 


Chicago Yarn Crawl

The Chicago Yarn Crawl is an annual celebration of Chicagoland's
Local Yarn Shops.
With over 20 participating shops,
this crawl is a great way to experience
the vibrant fiber arts community.

2019 Crawl Dates

JULY 27TH - AUG 4TH, 2019


Trunk Shows at SASI

Trunk Shows from
      Urth Yarns and The Fibre Co. 

Get Inspired!
See the newest garments, patterns,
yarns & colorways
from two of our favorite yarn companies.

Each skein of Urth Yarn Plants a tree!

Close to You
knit in Uneek Fingering

The Fibre Co. "sustainability is a process"

  knit in Meadow 

SASI Gift with Purchase 

We are excited to introduce the "SSK",
SASI Sanity Keeper.
A kit with an erasable pen, erasable highlighter and removable rainbow tape in a sweet little organza bag.

Keep your wits about you!
Purchase $100 of goodies during the yarn crawl and take home the SSK
(until quantities last).

Yarn Crawl Trolley Tour

Wednesday, July 31 - 2:45-7:00

Tickets $50

Park your car, and let us do the rest!
Take the Windy City LYS Trolley Tour and visit four
of the Chicago shops participating in
the Chicago Yarn Crawl.
Join shops Nina Chicago, Firefly Fibers Arts Studio,
Sister-Arts Studio and
Knit 1 for a fun, yarn-filled tour
around to each shop!This 4-hour tour starts at Nina Chicago, where you’ll be able to pick up your custom Windy City tote bag.
Shop for 
45 mins and enjoy local treats and beverages. Then board the trolley to
continue the tour to the next LYS.

LYS Day is April 27!
Visit Sister-Arts Studio on April 27 and express appreciation for your favorite yarn store!
Limited Edition Kits from our favorite yarn brands
will be available. 
Enter our LYS Raffle Drawing.
We look forward to seeing!
Wooladdicts Blue
and Yellow Trunk Shows!
April 19 - 29 


More garments, patterns and accessories by Wooladdicts in their new fibers - Water, Air, Earth, Love and Fire!
Order your yarn and patterns by April 29!

Blue Sky Fibers Trunk Show!
November 1 - November 19
7 garments including 3 in Eco Cashmere, a blend of 50% recycled cashmere and 50% virgin cashmere.

Skacel 10,000 New Knitters Event!
November 10th, 1 - 2:30 or 3 - 4:30 
$30 per person - register and get a free knitting kit from Skacel - Adult / Child ages 7+
Classes are limited to 8 per time period. Payment in advance is required.

Lopi Trunk Show!
Extended to January 16th

13 garments and accessories in Lettlopi. Check out our Weatherman's capelet in Lettlopi!

Chicago Yarn Crawl

July 28 - August 5

Yarn Crawl Events at Sister-Arts Studio!

July 28 - August 5
Trunk shows by The Fiber Co. and
Round Mountain Fibers

The Fiber Co. Trunk Show
Featuring a beautiful collection of shawls, sweaters and accessories from their Foundations Collection. Garments in two of their most luxurious fibers, Road to China Light and Meadow. Road to China Light is a sport weight blend of alpaca, silk, camel and cashmere, while Meadow a bit lighter in weight is merino, llama, silk and linen. Both fibers are a dream to knit with and the color palette is stunning! Join us the see and try on this beautiful collection then select your favorite garment to knit.

Drunk Yarn Trunk Show
Round Mountain Fibers is featuring garments knit up in a variety of Drunk Yarn colors using their home dying kits and techniques. You will be able to purchase your own Drunk Yarn kit available in beverage inspired colors; Sangria, Mojito, Blue Agave, Bourbon, Darjeeling and Coffee. Kits contain Round Mountain Fibers 100% Superwash Merino fingering weight yarn and everthing you need to dye your own gradient kit at home. Choose your favorite beverage, Drunk Yarn pattern and dying kit to enjoy at your leisure!

Tuesday, July 31, 4-6 pm 
Drunk Yarn Dying Demonstration and Sangria!
Sister-Arts will demonstrate the ease of gradient yarn dying using the Drunk Yarn dying kit. Join us for a a sip of Sangria with the Sisters of Sister-Arts Studio.

Friday, August 3
Windy City LYS Chicago Trolley Tour
Purchase a trolley ticket and beat the Chicago traffic! Enjoy all Yarn Crawl benefits as well as local food and beverages at each shop: Knit 1, Sister-Arts Studio, Nina Chicago & Firefly Fiber Arts Studio. Choose from two different trolley times.
Trolley 1 - Yarn Over - 11:45 - 4:00 pm 
Trolley 2 - Purl 2 - 4:00 - 8:15 pm  

Meet Krista Suh!

Krista is the creator of the Pussy Hat Project
and author of
DIY Rules for a WTF World.

Join us for a presentation, reception and book signing at Sister-Arts Studio on
April 23, 6 - 7:30 pm.

Purchase a ticket to attend
$10 Ticket includes presentation, creative discussion, book signing, and wine & cheese reception.
Woman & Children First, will be on site selling Krista's book.
Purchase tickets today, space is limited!

Windy City LYS Tour!

Saturday March 10, 6-11 PM
Tickets $40

Learn More and Reserve a Seat!

Winter Knit-Along!

Shibui Varna

Jan. 25th is the official Kick-off of the Varna KAL!
"Varna" a cropped pullover designed by Shibui uses a combination of Maai and Pebble yarns; a warm but lightweight fiber combination.
Park knit our shop sample in ShIbui Velvet,
stop in and try it on!
Join this KAL - get 15% off Shibui yarn plus a free Varna pattern!
Offer available until February 8th only.

Will you need help with Varna? If so ask about our New SASI Sweater Club!

Three Trunk Shows

Baa Ram Ewe
Titus & Dovestone Yarns
November 4 - November 30

Amano Vol. 1, 2 & 3

20 Garments from Amano Yarns

October 14 - October 30

Lux Adorna Knits

100% Cashmere Yarn & Kits
December 7 - December 17

Two Shibui KAL's

Icon Shawl
Kick-off September 18
Pattern Free with Shibui Yarn Purchase

Varna Sweater

Kick-off January 25
Free Pattern with Shibui Yarn Purchase


12th Anniversary Party

July 15 & 16th - Stay Tuned!

Chicago Yarn Crawl

Sister-Arts Studio
8th Annual Chicago Yarn Crawl!

July 29 - August 6

Shibui Trunk Show

Spring & Summer 2017 Collection
New "Lunar" Fiber & 8 New Patterns!

Isager, Ito & Gelisk Trunk Shows
20 + Garments, New Fibers & Colorways!

Grinning Gargoyle
2017 Limited Edition Forget-Me-Knot Shawl Kits!

SASI Fashion Show & Sangria
Thursday August 3, 7 pm

Silk Hankie Knitting Class
Wednesday August 2, 6-8 pm

Gift with Purchase!
Each year we offers a Special Gift with purchase stay tuned to see what the gift is this year.

Summer Knit-Along

Cocoknits Emma Version B
from Cocoknits Sweater Workshop

by Julie Weisenberger

Kick-Off: Thursday July 13, 6-10 pm
Knit-Along continues through August 6th.

Purchase the book and get 15% off yarn required for pattern. Our sample is knit in Linen by Claudia Handpaints.


Bur Oak Studio

Jennifer Davies of Bur Oak Studio will be presenting her jewelry made from recycled aluminum knitting needles & crochet hooks. Her collection includes a vast array of colorful metallic necklaces, earrings, bracelets, shawl pins, wind chimes and more.
Do you have aluminum needles you would like to donate? Bring them along and get a discount.
Trunk Show:
Saturday, May 20 - Noon to 5 pm

Zen Trunk Show - 4/27

Zen Yarn Garden is hosting a trunk show featuring a special selection of their hand-painted fibers including, my favorite, Serenity 20 Sock. Zen is known for their unique hand-painted semi-solids, one-of-a-kind skeins and the Art Walk Series. All of their yarns contain cashmere and the finest luxury fibers spun in Canada. Please join us for this once in a life time event!

Trunk Show Kick-Off Party: April 27, 6-9 PM
Purchase a ticket to attend the Kick-off Party.
Tickets are $10 and will be applied to your
Zen yarn purchase.
Trunk Show continues through Sunday, April 30th.

Organization Party - 5/11
Spring is on it's way. Do you have the spring cleaning itch? Are your knitting and crochet supplies hard to manage? Do you have multiple needles & hooks of the same size? If so it's time to get organized and we can help! Attend our needle organization party, bring your needles & hooks and we will help you find the perfect Della Q needle case to handle your collection.
If you prefer not to bring your supply attached is a Della Q needle inventory spread sheet for your use.
Click Here

Organization Party: Thursday May 11, 6-9 PM
Event continues thru Sunday, May 14 Mothers Day!
Della Q cases are perfect gifts for Mothers Day!

"Origami" a drapey lightweight sweater by Lang from the Urban spring & summer collection. This easy sweater is knit in the round from the curved hem to the arm holes. Our sample is knit with "Cozy Alpaca" by Ella Rae, a washable baby alpaca blend.

KAL Kick-Off: Thursday June 22, 6-9 PM
Join the KAL: Get free help and 15% off Cozy Alpaca Yarn and Lang Urban book!
Offer Valid: June 22 - 30 only

"Poncho" designed by Lang is one of several poncho-style patterns in the new Urban pattern book. This asymmetrical tunic-style poncho is a fun knit and a great skill builder. You choose stockinette or textured style. Our sample is knit in Moonshine by Juniper Moon Farm, a beautiful blend of Alpaca, Silk & Wool. The Urban Poncho looks fabulous layered over a top with tights or a long sweater dress with tall boots. Wear it open, belted or add a decorative closure. Come by and try on our store sample. We knit it in two colors, Charcoal with Dew as an asymmetrical accent. I love this piece and I think you will also!

KAL Kick-Off: Thursday, February 2, 6-10 PM
Join the KAL:
Get free help and 15% off Moonshine Yarn and Lang Urban book!
KAL Offer Valid: February 2 - 17 only


The sisters of Sister-Arts Studio are proud
to participate in the making, collection and
distribution of Pussy Power Hats.
The Woman's March on Washinton DC is January 21
and the Women's March on Chicago is the same day.
Sister-Arts Studio is offering a 20% discount for
pink yarn purchased for this cause.
Printed patterns
for Knitting and Crochet are available.
Please join us in January during our Thursday knit-night events for Pussy Hat knitting and two send-off parties (6:30 - 10 pm).

January 5 - Pussy Hat Knitting
January 12 - Washington DC send off Party
January 19 - Chicago send off Party



"Go West"
by Bente Geil for Geilsk
Go West is an cleverly designed sleeveless sweater with beautiful drape an fit. Yarn used is a wool cotton blend by Geilsk, a great year-round fiber.
The back panel is knit first with a beautiful cable-like texture. Once complete the back piece is folded in half to create arm openings. Stitches are picked up around the perimeter to create the pleated collar, sides and back. I love this pattern..it was a favorite during the Chicago Yarn Crawl!

KAL Kick-Off : Thursday September 15th, 6-10 PM
Join the KAL: Get free help and 15% off Geilsk yarn and pattern!
Select your colorway from the Geilsk color card.
KAL Offer Valid: September 15 - 25 only.

Curls 2 has Arrived!
If you loved Curls by Hunter Hammersen you will love Curls 2! "Curls" are curved shaped shawl patterns that drape beautifully around the neck and shoulders. They are easy to wear in lots of different ways, work in any gauge and can be knit it in any size.
Most shawl patterns in Curls 2 are designed for DK weight yarn in 500 yards or less.

Limited Offer: Purchase Curls 2 and get 10% off any DK or Sport weight yarn to knit one of the Curls 2 patterns!
My favorites are Fakery and Falsity, what are your favorites?
Offer valid for the first 10 customers!



Sister-Arts Studio Events
7th Annual Chicago Yarn Crawl!
July 30 - August 7, 2016


Trunk Show 1 - ITO, Isager & Geilsk
Saturday, July 30 - Sunday, August 7
Tutto Design Studio introduces 5 new yarns and 12 innovative patterns from ITO, Isager & Geilsk!
ITO from Japan features fibers Niji, Washi & Kinu.
Isager from Denmark features Spinni.
Gelisk also from Denmark features Geilsk Wool Cotton.

Trunk Show 2 - Mountain Colors Sock

Saturday, July 30 - Sunday, August 7
Mountain Colors Sock Trunk Show  -
10 most popular sock patterns from Mountain Colors designers!
Introducing new fall colors in Crazyfoot and Twizzlefoot yarn.

Trunk Show 3 - Vijay Fibers

Saturday, August 6 & Sunday, August 7
Silk Yarn & Garments featuring 100% Mulberry Silk fibers, Legato & octave, spun and hand dyed in India!


Book Signing & Trunk Show - 4
Saturday, August 6 & Sunday, August 7
Author Julie Turjoman will be present to introduce her two books; Knits that Breathe  and A Head for Trouble.

Grinning Gargoyle Yarn
Limited Edition Kits
New Forget-Me-Not Shawl Kits - select your accent color!
Pattern by Designer Adrienne Ku

Stay in contact ..Join the email list on our home page!



Allyson Dykhuizen

Storm Cloud Tee

Mishigami Pullover

Kick-Off: Thursday, May 26
Midwestern Knits brings you 13 patterns inspired by the landscape and history of the region. Eleven designers share with you their stores and garments inspired by the simple charm of America's heartland. This collection is divided into chapters for fall, winter and spring: each season featuring sweaters and accessories to suit.

Book Signing: Saturday June 4, 1 - 4 pm
Allyson Dykhuizen will be present on Saturday to introduce Midwestern Knits and elaborate on this wonderful collection. "Midwest is Best"!

Visit Sister-Arts Studio from May 26 - June 7, purchase the book and get 15% off yarn required for any Midwestern Knits pattern!


Book 6
In Cabo Polonia

Book 7
In Brooklyn

Book 8
In Central Park


Dates: March 15 - April 10
Featuring 48 garments and accessories from Malabrigo Pattern Books 6, 7 & 8! Every Malarigo yarn is represented; Rasta, Worsted, Rios, Twist, Finito, Arroyo, Mecha, Sock & Silky Merino.
Try these garments on, select your favorite pattern, purchase a patten book then get 15% off Malabrigo Yarn (in stock only)!

Book 8

Book 8


Kick-Off: Thursday, March 17
Select Wintergale a cabled yolk pullover knit in Malabrigo Worsted or Frederick a sassy v-neck vest knit in Malabrigo Rios.
Join our knit-along, purchase Book 8 then get 15% off Worsted or Rios yarns. In stock or special order!

Twigg Stitch Refresher - Jan. 24
Discover a new type of color knitting that produces a fully reversible fabric with mirrored or completely different sides. Worked by knitting two yarns at the same time, Twigg stitch allows the knitter to create two completely different fabrics. Not only can the knitter create simple reversible colorwork, but also different cable patterns or even lace that is a different color on each side. Meet Vicky Twigg and learn the basics of the Twigg Stitch. Books will be avalable for purchase. Bring 2 colors of contrasting yarn and appropriate size needles.

Dates: January 24, one-hour classes between 2-5 pm
Instructor: Vicky Twigg
Cost: $20.00 per hour/person



Berroco Portfolio is a collaboration between the Berroco Design Team and a few of their favorite independent designers. Portfolio Vol.1 celebrates the 10th Anniversary of Berroco’s Ultra Alpaca yarn line, inviting designers to work with their choice of the four weights to create 13 innovative and timeless wardrobe pieces. 
These garments will be available to view and try on. Select any pattern from Portfolio Vol.1 and get 15% off Berroco yarn and patterns!

Trunk Show Dates: February 6-14
Join the Berroco Knit-Along: Discount available February 6-14 only!



Easy Artful Jacket Alternative!
Two Harbors Poncho designed by Sarah Smuland is an artful jacket alternative! Stitched sideways in two pieces and seamed up the center, Two harbors is fast and fun to knit, and truly flatters every figure.
Knit in Blue Sky "Extra", this light and lofty poncho will be your new absolute favorite!

Kick-off: Knit-Night September 17th
Purchase: Pattern & Yarn get 15% off!
Offer ends September 25th. 

Knitting Supplies in Chicago?
Sister-Arts Studio carries a full range!
Knitting needles & interchangeable set in bamboo, metal and sharp tips, natural fiber yarn (wool, alpaca, cotton, linen, silk), knitting notions, knitting books & patterns, blocking mat sets, umbrella swifts, yarn ball winders and a full range of knitting bags and accessories.

Sister-Arts Studio Events
6th Annual Chicago Yarn Crawl!
August 1st - 9th

Trunk Show 1
Home & Away, Knits for Everyday Adventures
Knitwear Designs by Hannah Fetting

Nine versatile patterns for designed for maximum comfort at home or on your next adventure.
Designed for knitters of all skill levels, each sweater pattern includes two sets of instructions:
choose to knit seamlessly or with seams!

Trunk Show 2
Shibui Monochrome Collection
Knitwear Deigns by Kirsten Johnstone

Monochrome a study in contrast - combining angular geometric shapes, soft silhouettes, and clean architectural styling with Luxurious Yarns; Staccato, Cima, Pebble, Silk Cloud & Baby Alpaca.

Trunk Show 3
Grinning Gargoyle Yarn
Forget-Me-Not Shawl Kits. Pattern by Designer Adrienne Ku

Yarn Crawl KAL
Shibui Patterns - Slope & Bevel
Two stunning patterns designed by Shellie Anderson using Twig yarn by Shibui.
15% off purchase of pattern and yarn!

Stay in contact ..Join the email list on our home page! 


June 13th

International Yarn Bombing
& Knit in Public Day!
Join us June 11 - 13 to create knitted & crocheted items for our outdoor display. We will be knitting i-cord, weaving and creating yarn balls. We provide the materials, you provide the help. Work with us for 4-5 hours and get a coupon for 20% off (one time purchase).

Thursday 6/11
6 - 10 pm
Sign up for a free 10 minute massage!

Friday 6/12
5-9 pm

Saturday 6/13
Noon - 5 pm

July 18th & 19th

Sister-Arts 10th Anniversary Party & Sale!

August 1st - 9th

6th Annual Chicago Yarn Crawl!

Featuring...Trunk Shows yarn & patterns from Shibui, Grinning Gargoyle & Hannah Fetting's Home & Away Knits!

Stay in contact ..Join the email list on our home page!  


       Zen Yarn Garden - Art Walk Series
        Convergence by Jackson Pollack

by Hunter Hammersen
Versatile, Wearable Wraps to Knit at Any Gauge!

Curls are marvelously flexible, wearable wraps that work with any weight of yarn, can be knit at any gauge, and look beautiful at any size. Knit them small and wear them as a cowl. Keep going to make a scarf. Do a bit more, and you've got a shawl. They form a wonderfully curved shape that drapes beautifully around your neck and shoulders and can be worn in lots of different ways. Use your favorite yarn, and knit at whatever gauge gives you the fabric you like best. You're in charge, you can't mess it up, and you’re going to love the result!

Purchase Curls at Sister-Arts Studio get 15 % off
Convergence by Jackson Pollack (only 3 left)
Call to (773) 929-7274 to order!


Raspberry Ripple Shawl
by Meghan Radick
Kick-off March 19th!
This knit-along is packaged as a kit from Lantern Moon. Kit includes Raspberry Ripple Shawl pattern,
2 skeins of Indochine yarn, Lantern Moon Silk Project Bag and of course free assistance with this project. Indochine is 100% silk, sport weight yarn with a beautiful luster and drape.

There are 4 colorways to choose from:
Ocean Teal, Coconut Cream, Dark Purple & Gold.
Join us and get 15% off the Kit!

Join Us: Kick-off March 19, 6-10 pm
Purchase: Kit $60 - 15% off!
Promotion Continues: March 19 - 28 or until quantities last! 

March Sale!

Featuring... Louisa Harding Designs!
Louisa Harding Yarn - 25% off!
Louisa Harding Books - 50% off!

March 1st - 31st, in-stock only.


Holiday Ornament Knit-Along!

Sundays in December 3-5 pm!

Sister-Arts is celebrating the holiday season with a festive knit-along featuring a variety of Holiday Ornaments. Bring your needles; select a pattern, purchase yarn then start! Patterns are free... cost for the knit-along is $10 per person. Bring a holiday snack or beverage to share and receive 10% off your yarn.

Dates: December 7, 14 & 21 (3-5 pm)
Instructor: Jami Merrick
Cost: $10 per person each day


Twiggstitch Book Signing
Trunk Show & Demonstration

Our beloved Vicki Twigg will be at SASI to present her new knitting book Twiggstitch published by Interweave Press!
Sister-Arts Studio will be hosting a reception, book signing, trunk show and demonstration with Vicki during the following dates:
Thursday November 6th, 6 - 10 pm
Saturday November 8th, Noon - 5 pm

Purchase a signed copy of Twiggstitch and participate in a Twiggstitch demonstration with Vicki!

Twiggstitch Emersion Class -

Join our beloved Vicky for this Twiggstitch Emersion Class! Learn to master this two color rib technique invented by Vicky Twigg. This is the last time Vicky will be teaching at Sister-Arts before she leaves on her adventurous book tour!
Classes are limited to 5 students. Register today!
Friday November 7th, 1-3 pm
Friday November 7th, 6-8 pm

Class: $80.00 per person
Student should bring 2 colors of worsted weight yarn and needles.



Alpaca with a Twist Knit-Along

"Modern Day Shrug" requires only 3 skeins of Socrates Yarn. Kick-off at SASI is September 18th & continues until September 26th!
Purchase Socrates yarn at Sister-Arts and get 15% off, pattern is free.




 Yarn Crawl Event - August 2-10

   Featuring 6 new patterns for fall & winter.
   Trunk show garment will be available at
   Sister-Arts Studio from August 2–10 only!
    Check out these garments, try them on.
         Purchase any pattern & yarn from
    the Fall/Winter Collection get 15% off!


Shibui Mix Pattern No.28

       SASI Knit-Along features Shibui Yarns
           Pebble & Linen double stranded.
     Purchase the Pattern & Yarn during the
         Chicago Yarn Crawl get 15% off!



Chicago Yarn Crawl - August 2-10!

            Pick up a passport on August 2nd -

then shop & get...
         10% off Yarn, Supplies & Craft Kits,
        15% off Shibui Patterns & Yarn, and
                    15% off Summer Yarn!...
          Enter our SASI Gift Basket Drawing!
   Collect your Free SASI Exclusive Pattern!

        SUMMER 2014
            SPECIAL EVENTS


Sister-Arts Studio is hosting a Yarn Graffiti Party - June 7th!

International Yarn Bombing Day is

Sat. June 7th.. We need your HELP!

Time: Noon to 5 PM

Lend a hand by helping us decorate our trees, bike rack & storefront.
We can use help from knitters & crocheters. If you can't knit or crochet you can help us by making pompoms or sewing knitted pieces on our trees!

Bring your large single/double point needles, darning needles and crochet hooks, we supply the yarn.

Help out & bring a beverage/snack to share - receive a coupon for 20% off your next purchase (1 coupon/person).

          JULY KNIT-ALONG!

Kick-off July 18th!
Sister-Arts is featuring 2 patterns from Interweave Knits - Summer 2014!
"Bell Yoke Tee" by Angela Hahn and "Kayleen Pullover" by Cassie Castillo!
Simple construction allows you to knit in the round from the lower edge to the underarm, then front and back are worked separately back and forth. Minimal finishing.
Sister-Arts is featuring Juniper Moon Farm, Sabine and Skacel, CoBaSi Plus yarns.
Sabine is a blend of llama, Wool and Cotton,
CoBaSi Plus is Cotton, Bamboo, Silk and Nylon.
Both patterns are perfect for beginners!

Join Us: Kick-off July 18th, 6-10 pm.
Purchase: Yarn & Magazine - 15% off.
Promotion Continues: July 18th - 31st only!

            PAST EVENTS


        Jill Eaton Trunk Show            



March 7th - 31st - receive 15% off
Featuring Jill Eaton's 5 most popular dress patterns for baby and toddler! Summer Sun, Pinafore, Popcorn, Daisy & Cotton Candy! Patterns can be knit in JE Menniw Merino and Cotton Tail yarns. Both are machine wash and dry. Jill is known for her fabuloius playful color palette, see for yourself.
Purchase Jill Eaton patterns & yarn...receive 15% off.

Kick-Off Date: Thursday, March 7th, 6:30 - 10:00 PM
Discount Dates: March 7th - extended to March 31st!

     Berroco Folio Knit-Along!

Berroco Folio Yarn
Featuring Pattern "Iwo"
Join Sister-Arts for this enchanting knit-along featuring Folio Yarn from Berroco. Folio is a luscious superfine alpaca that feels as soft and luxurious as cashmere. This trans-seasonal yarn can be worked on a wide range of needle sizes n sis a perfect choice for projects that flow, wrap & drape.
Iwo is an elongated triangle knit in two colors of Folio which can be worn wrapped on the body in a variety of ways.
Purchase Folio pattern & yarn...receive 15% off.

Kick-Off Date: Thursday, April 4th, 6:30 - 10:00 PM
Discount Dates: April 4th - May 10th ONLY!     
Due to yarn availibility Folio Knit-Along & discount dates will be extended to May 10th.
Yarn quantities are limited and will sell out quickly.
Place your order early!

      December Special Events -
 Trunk Show & Holiday Knit-Along!

        SASI TRUNK SHOW!  

  Color by Kristin Trunk Show!
December 12th-30th!
From the studio of Kristin Nicholas comes Color by Kristin – a soft and smooth three-ply blend of wool, alpaca, and mohair in palette of 26 colors inspired by nature and the world around us. This yarn is perfect for cables, colorwork or simple stockinette stitch.
Trunk show features patterns from Kristin Books 4 & 5; a total of 14 colorful designs.
Purchase the Kristin pattern book & yarn...receive 15% off.

Kick-Off Date: Thursday, December 12th 6-10 pm
Discount Dates: December 12 - 30th only!



Holiday Ornament Knit-Along!

Sundays in December 3-5 pm!
Sister-Arts is celebrating the holiday season with a festive knit-along featuring a variety of Holiday Ornaments. Bring your needles; select a pattern, purchase yarn then start! Patterns are free... cost for the knit-along is $10 per person. Bring a holiday snack or beverage to share and receive 10% off your yarn.

Dates: December 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd (3-5 pm)
Instructor: Shara Varner
Cost: $10 per person each day

   Sister-Arts November Knit-Along -
      Rowan "Angora Haze" Yarn &
       14 Designs by Martin Storey

Judy Beret                                                           Lucille

Judy Gloves                                                         Sophia

Eva                                                                     Thelma

Angora Haze Collection
A luxuriously soft and feminine collection with a modern twist on the romantic look of the 1940’s featuring the exquisite yarn Angora Haze; Angora, Wool & Polyamide.
Thelma is the featured Knit-Along however all 14 patterns are luscious! Just imagine Angora Haze against your skin... seriously which pattern will you choose?
Purchase Angora Haze pattern book & yarn...get 15% off!

Kick-Off Date: Thursday November 7th, 6-10 pm
Discount Dates: November 7-17th only! 

SASI Fall Knit-Along has Arrived!
(Postponed until Further Notice)

      "Elara" Kimono & Moonshine
     Yarn from Juniper Moon Farm!


"Moonshine" a beautiful new yarn by Juniper Moon Farm is a delightful fiber combination of Merino Wool, Alpaca & Silk!
Moonshine pattern book, designed by Ruth Garcia-Alcantud, includes 14 beautiful patterns suitable for fall fashion layering.
"Elara" a simple lace pattern kimono, is our featured Fall Knit-Along! (Although I also love "Phoebe".)
Purchase the Moonshine pattern book & yarn...receive 15% off.

Knit-Along Kick-Off Date: Thursday October 24, 6-10 pm
Discount dates October 24 - 30th only! 

    SASI Yarn Crawl Gift Drawing

Featuring Shibui, Lantern Moon & Todd Pletcher Pottery!
* Shibui Fall Pattern No.24
* Shibui Merino Alpaca & Baby Alpaca, colors Pool & Field.
* Ceramic Glazed Yarn Bowl by Todd Pletcher Pottery.
* Olivia Lite Multi Project bag by Lantern Moon.


     SASI Yarn Crawl Free Pattern
            "Ona's Slouchy Tee"  
 Berroco, Karma in 6 neutral colors!

Chicago Yarn Crawl/Shibui Trunk Show!

Chicago Yarn Crawl - August 3-11!

Pick up a passport on August 3rd -
then shop & get...
10% off Yarn, Supplies & Craft kits,
15% off Shibui Patterns & Yarn, and
15% off Summer Yarn!...
Enter our SASI Gift Basket Drawing
& collect your Free SASI Exclusive Pattern!

Shibui Trunk Show - 
Featuring 2 new fibers & 6 new patterns for Spring/Summer as well as a preview of the Fall/Winter 2013 patterns.
Trunk show garment will be available at Sister-Arts Studio during the Yarn Crawl.
Check out these garments, try them on …then purchase any pattern & yarn from Shibui and receive 15% off!

Summer Knit-Along has Arrived!

     Featuring.... Seymour Pullover &
 Sabine Yarn from Juniper Moon Farm!

"Sabine" a beautiful new yarn by Juniper Moon Farm is a delightful fiber combination of cotton, merino wool & royal llama.
Tabetha Hendrick has created 8 sassy patterns suitable for year-round comfort in the "Sabine 2013" pattern collection. Our favorite the "Seymour Pullover" is featured as this Summers Knit-Along.
Purchase the Sabine 2013 pattern book & Sabine yarn...receive 15% off.

Knit-Along Kick-Off Date: Thursday July 11th, 6-10 pm
Discount dates July 11 - 19th only! 

SASI Yarn Bombing Celebration
& Store-wide Sale!

June 8th, 10 am - 5 pm!

Join the "Sisters" of Sister-Arts Studio for our 1st Annual Yarn Bombing Celebration and Store-wide Sale!
What is yarn bombing?...a type of street art that employs colorful displays of knitted or crocheted yarn.
Everyting in the store is 20% off... knitting & crochet supplies as well as craft kits for all ages!
Fun will be had.. popcorn & lemonade will be served. 


 Shibui Triple Event -
Trunk Show, Knit-Along, Mix Party!

Shibui Trunk Show - May 4th-16th

Featuring 2 new fibers & 6 new patterns for Spring & Summer! Trunk show garment will be available at Sister-Arts Studio:
Saturday May 4 – Thursday May 16 only!
Check out these garments, try them on …then
participate in our Shibui Knit-Along and Mix party!

Knit-Along Kick-off - May 9, 6-9pm
Purchase any pattern & yarn from the
Spring/Summer Collection; receive 15% off
your entire purchase!

Knit-Along discount purchase dates are May 4–16 only! Orders will be placed on May 17; knit-along begins on May 24.

Shibui Mix Party - May 11, 10-1pm

Register for the Shibui Mix Party Early...
participants are limited to 10!

Attend the Shibui Mix party…
Receive 7 mini-skeins of Shibui yarn fibers;
Baby Alpaca, Cima, Heichi, Linen, Merino Alpaca, Staccato & Silk Cloud. Use the mix cards to decide which fiber blends used in the “Shibui Mix” Pattern Series. Two sets of S/S Mix patterns will be raffled during the party!

Cost: $30.00 (Free for knit-along participants!)

Blended yarn gauges vary from sport – worsted weights. Participants should bring US needle sizes 4-11 for swatching. 

  "Inspira" Cowl by Celerystalk

         March Knit-Along Kicks-off
         Thursday 14th, 6-9 pm!

   Inspira Cowl - 3 versions to select;
   Afrique, Steampunk or Mesa Rock!

All three beautiful and so easy to knit...
you will want to knit more than one!

Join our knit-along & get 15% off yarn!
           (March 14-22nd only)

Valentine's Day Party & Knit-Along!
        February 14th, 7-10 pm


Stitch Red   
  6-8-10 Stitch Red      Lipstick & Change    Hearts on My Sleeve
Attend our Valentine's Day Party!
Bring a beverage or snack to share and your name will be entered in a special Valentine's Day Drawing!
There will be 3 lucky winner!
Sister-Arts drawing includes 3 special gifts for knitters:
1- Lo-Lo Bar Gift Set - Scent of Your Choice
2- The Knit Kit - Tool Kit for Knitters
3- Della Q Travel Case & Stitch Markers

Join our Valentines Day Knit-Along!

Featuring 3 irresistible NONI felted purse patterns!
1- Stitch Red
2- Lipstick & Change
3- Hearts on My Sleeve
Materials for the Knit-Along - 20% off one night only!
Choose a pattern and start it during the party!
One skein of yarn is required for each pattern.
All patterns require size 8/16 circular needles
and/or size 8 double point needles. 

Winter Knit-Along has arrived!
Welcome Ingenue by Wendy Bernard


Kick-off December 6th!
Ingenue... a retro style sweater knit in one piece from the top down! Simple construction allows you to knit the body and sleeves in the round. No double point needles required, minimal finishing. Sister-Arts is featuring Eco Duo and Highlander yarns ..each are a beautiful blend of Baby Alpaca and Merino fibers! This pattern is perfect for beginners!

Join Us: Kick-off December 6th, 7-10 pm.
Purchase: Yarn & Pattern Book - 15% off.
Promotion Continues: December 6th - 14th only!


Fall Knit-Along featuring...
Olga's Vest by Grace Akhrem

  Olga's Vest  

Kick-off September 20th!
Olga's Vest is simple garment knit side-to-side in linen lace stitch. This vest is designed to be worn 12 different ways and uses only 2 skeins of sock yarn! Madelinetosh sock yarn is perfect for this garment.



August what a Month!
Find out what's happening at Sister-Arts Studio...

Chicago Yarn Crawl!

SASI Drawing

August 4th - 11th!
Pick up a passport on August 4th -
then shop & get...
10% off Yarn & Supplies!
15% off August Knit-along "Centrique"!
20% off Summer Yarn!...
Enter our SASI Gift Drawing!
& collect your Free SASI Exclusive Pattern!

  SCRumptious Trunk Show!  


August 4 - 11th!
Garments -
10 knitted garments from the Scrumptious Collection pattern book!
Check them out, try them on, then purchase yarn & pattern books at 10% off!

Yarn - LanternMoon Scrumptious Yarn in 5 weights; Lace, 4-Ply, DK, Aran & Chunky!
Pattern Books -  Scrumptious Collection, Scrumptious Knits, Saturday Treats, and Scruptious Baby!
Designs by Carol Feller, Ysolda Teague, Jeni Hewett, Judy Furlong, Lily France and more.

August Knit-Along -
First Time Lace Project!

  Centrique Shawl


Kick-off August 2nd!
Stolen Stitches "Centrique" Shawl  -

designed by Carol Feller with Lantern Moon, Scrumptious Yarn!
This elegant lace shawl uses a simple lace repeat, perfect for a first shawl project.

Centrique is charted and written in 2 sizes ..better yet, uses 1 skein of 4-ply or 2 skeins of DK Scrumptious.
Join us for the kick off during knit-night -
Thursday August 2nd, 7-10 pm!
Enjoy 15% off - pattern & yarn during the yarn crawl!


July Knit-along... 2nd

in our summer series!

Gretel by Coco Knits 

Gretel & Alchemy Yarn

      "Silken Straw" 

Join Us: Kick-off July 19th, 7-10 pm.
Purchase: Yarn & Pattern Book - 15% off.
Promotion Continues: July 19-27 only.
Stay Tuned:
3rd Summer Knit-along will kick-off during the Chicago Yarn Crawl!

Shibui Silk Knit-Along

  Kicks off June 7th!



Heichi by Shibui

Sister-Arts Studio is presenting a
Summer Knit-along Series... featuring a knit-along every Month this summer!

June...first in the Series is Shibui yarn & pattern books!
"Shibui Silk" features 2 patterns Francis & Ada using Heichi silk....perfect additions to your summer wardrobe!
"Heichi by Shibui" features 9 patterns all in Heichi silk...a stunning year round collection of designs!
Heichi, literally "juxtaposition" in Japanese, is a fascinating blend of old and new. Rustic beauty and traditional elegance combine in this
100% raw silk tweed yarn with a distinctly modern edge.

Join Us: Kick-off June 7th, 7-10 pm
Purchase: Yarn & Pattern Book - 15% off
Promotion Continues: June 7th - 16th only
Stay Tuned: 2nd Summer Knit-along will kick-off on July 12th!




M.E. Designs Trunk Show!

  February 16th, 7-10 pm

Join Sister-Arts Studio & Heather Black for a trunk show featuring a beautiful line of customized knitting organizers. Heather Black, a seamstress & designer of 30 years, started M.E. Designs in 2009 by developing a line of purses & bags. In the fall of 2011 Donna and Heather collaborated to design a line of knitting organizers using Sister-Arts Studios'  color scheme. Five designs evolved; a needle sleeve, knitting pouch, a straight needle case, and two unique designs, a knitting backpack & tubular project bag. Each piece has a special feature...come discover it!
Knitting organizers will be available for purchase and order. Select your organizer, choose your fabric and work with Heather to customize your unique features.
In addition give us your input... what are your favorite designs? What additional features would you like to see? Tell us about your knitting organizational challenges...we are ready to design more!  


        & KNIT-ALONG!

  December 8th - 7-10 pm

Sister-Arts Studio is hosting a Trunk Show featuring knitted garments from Malabrigo Yarns - Book 3!
Book 3 includes 18 exciting designs by 6 knitting artists: Stephen West, Stephanie-Goodwin-Ritter, Breean E Miller, Julie Weisenberger, Kristen Rengren & Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark. Patterns use the finest Malabrigo yarns: Rasta, Twist, Merino Worsted, Lace, Sock & Chunky Yarns.
Choose a pattern from the book to knit...purchase the book & in stock yarn receive 15% off!



Our Winter Knit-Along is the Malabrigo Twist Vest designed by Julie Weisenberger! For this knit-along choose in stock yarn or order from the color card!



Join Us on Thursday December 8th, 7-10 pm
Enjoy 15% off your purchase.. in stock yarns & pattern book!
Promotion Continues through December 16th!



 Lantern Moon Trunk Show



November 10, 7-10 pm


Sister-Arts Studio is hosting a Lantern Moon Trunk Show November 10th during our weekly knit night!
Lantern Moon is celebrating their 10th Anniversary and introducing their new line of yarn ...Scrumptious!
Linda McClelland will be presenting the wide range of LM products which include hand crafted exotic-wood knitting needles, silk knitting & crochet organizers, project bags, hand made knitting and crochet accessories as well as a preview of LM's new yarn Scrumptious!
LM products are hand-made with sustainable materials by crafts-men and women in Vietnam. Read more about Lantern Moon's philosophy

Join Us on Thursday November 10, 7-10 pm
Enter our drawing for a Lantern Moon give-away valued at $80.00!
Enjoy 15% off your purchase.. in stock or order!
Gift with purchase of $50.00 or more (after discount)!
Promotion is for one day only!
Holiday season is upon us ..perfect opportunity to purchase gifts for knitters & crocheters! 


   Sweet & SASI



SASI Fall Knit-along is underway!
This original design by Donna Palicka of Sister-Arts Studio is the new Fall Knit-along!

Inspired by Be Sweet's "Silver Darling Warmer" the "Sweet & SASI Collar" uses a blend of Be Sweet Baby Mohair and Rowan Kid Silk Haze. Yarns are double and triple stranded to create a elegant blending of color & texture. Sweet & SASI is an easy accessory knit in the round.. perfect for your the new interchangeable needles!
Sister-Arts has designed a limited edition of kits for this project - 10 colorways are available (or design your own). Purchase the kit at 15% off, receive the pattern free!



Kick-Off: Thursday Oct. 20th, 7-10 pm
Purchase: Sweet & SASI Kit - 15% off!
Join Us: Knit-Nights Thursdays 7 -10 pm
Promotion Continues through Nov.11th



Lizzie's Sasi Collar


Chicago Yarn Crawl 2011 was a huge success!
Thank You all for participating! Next Years Chicago Yarn Crawl is tentatively scheduled for August 4th - 11th.
Stay tuned for details throughout the year.

Lizzie's Sasi Collar was Sister-Arts Studio's exclusive pattern distributed to each crawler during the yarn crawl. If you haven't knit yours up yet ..hop to it fall is upon us! Forgot to purchase your yarn at SASI during the crawl?... don't worry, call us to place an order and we will mail it to you for a nominal charge.... happy knitting!  


  MAUDE by COCO Knits 



SASI September Knit-along!
Due to overwhelming responses....Sister-Arts Studio is continuing our September Knit-along with "Maude" by COCO Knits! Maude, a sensational shift designed by Julie Weisenberger, feature seamless one-peice knitting. (Sizes small - 3X) Maude, designed to be knit in cotton or cotton/wool blend, is offered in the following yarns SASI yarns: Jil Eaton Cottontail, Louisa Harding Fleuris or Amy Bulter Belle Organic. Join us and create a stunning layered piece that is suitable for all seasons!

Purchase: Yarn & Pattern - get 15% off!
Join Us: Knit-Nights Thursdays 7 -10 pm
Promotion Continues to September 30th!


Sister-Arts Studio


Yarn Crawl & Trunk Show

    August 19-28!   








Chicago Yarn Crawl
Join Sister-Arts for Chicago’s 2nd Annual Yarn Crawl, August 19-28.
Pick up a Passport at Sister-Arts to begin! Get your passport stamped and enjoy 10% off your entire purchase …yarn, notions and craft kits! Pick up “Lizzy” our free SASI exclusive knitting pattern! Enter the SASI raffle to win a $100 gift basket filled with knitting supplies. Our raffle features a set of Knit-Picks Harmony interchangeable knitting needles! Enjoy the Baby Knits Trunk Show, then purchase the book and yarn with your discount!


60 Quick Baby Knits - Trunk Show


Sister-Arts Studio is featuring this newly released pattern book & Cascade 220 Superwash yarn! This trunk show includes 15 adorable baby knits…blankets, booties, sweaters, hats and more! Check out the irresistible Porcupine Blanket then, purchase the pattern book and yarn at 10% off! Knit, Teach Love and Enjoy!