inspiring yarns for creative hands

23 W. Main St. Bozeman, MT   406 556 5786

From luxury yarns for special occasions to affordable basics for everyday.

We are proud to have the best selection of Malabrigo yarns in Montana! Stix is a Brooklyn Tweed stockist in the northern Rockies and we always stock as much local yarn as we can get. Our store is staffed by professionals who are always willing to help you with your project. We teach classes, host events, offer knit and crochet alongs — there’s always something happening at Stix!

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Upcoming Classes

Our professional instructors offer a variety of knitting and crochet classes September through May. Whether you want to pick up a new, rewarding hobby or advance your existing skills, Stix has a class for you. Our classes are FREE when you purchase the materials required for the class at Stix.

Please call (406) 556-5786 to sign up as our classes do fill up.

Class Policy

Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Sign up for a crochet class at Stix Crafternoon

Date: Thursdays
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm
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Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Sign up for a crochet class at Stix Crafternoon

Date: Thursdays
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Come on in on Thursday afternoon to show the Stix Chix what you’ve been working on or just to have a laugh or two with other (fiber) nuts!

Sign up for a crochet class at Stix Learn to Crochet Intensive Series

Date: 3 Saturdays: Jan 12, 19 & 26
Time: 4:00 - 5:15 pm
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Sign up for a crochet class at Stix Learn to Crochet Intensive Series

Date: 3 Saturdays: Jan 12, 19 & 26
Time: 4:00 - 5:15 pm

Learn to Crochet Intensive is for the student who wants an in-depth introduction to the craft. Get your crochet off to a great start by learning about yarn and hook choices, practicing the basic stitches, and learning how to read a pattern. In this three week class you will learn the fundamentals while working 3 fun project: wrist warmers, a cowl (or scarf) and a hat.

Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Learn to Knit Intensive Series

Date: 4 Saturdays: Jan 12, 19, 26 & Feb 2
Time: 12 noon - 2 pm
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Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Learn to Knit Intensive Series

Date: 4 Saturdays: Jan 12, 19, 26 & Feb 2
Time: 12 noon - 2 pm

This class is for the student who wants an in-depth introduction to the craft. Get your knitting career off to a great start by learning about yarn and needle choices, practicing the basic stitches (knit and purl), and learning how to read patterns. In this four week class you learn the fundamentals of knitting while making a pair of fingerless mitts and a hat in the round.

Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Harlow Hat

Date: 2 Tuesdays: Oct 23 and Nov 6
Time: 7 - 8:30 pm
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Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Harlow Hat

Date: 2 Tuesdays: Oct 23 and Nov 6
Time: 7 - 8:30 pm

You will learn basic brioche in the round.

You need two distinct colors of fingering weight yarn, size 2 & 3 16″ circular needles, size 3 dpns, stitch markers, a tapestry needle and the pattern.

 

Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Ziggy Stardust Cowl

Date: Sat Oct 27
Time: 2 - 3:30 pm
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Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Ziggy Stardust Cowl

Date: Sat Oct 27
Time: 2 - 3:30 pm

You will learn stranded, or fair-isle, knitting while making a great cowl!

You need basic knitting skills, several shades of worsted weight yarn, size 8 16″ circular needles, stitch markers, a tapestry needle and the pattern.

There is homework for this class: knit the 1 X 1 ribbing.

Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Floozy Knit-Along

Date: Saturdays: Nov 3, 10 & 17
Time: 10:30 - 11:30 am
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Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Floozy Knit-Along

Date: Saturdays: Nov 3, 10 & 17
Time: 10:30 - 11:30 am

Continue with what you have learned in one of the beginner mosaic knitting classes to knit this cardigan.

You need basic mosaic knitting skills, 3 colors of fingering weight yarn, needles to get gauge and the pattern.

Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Kodikas Shawl

Date: 2 Saturdays: Nov 3 & 10
Time: 2 - 3 pm
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Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Kodikas Shawl

Date: 2 Saturdays: Nov 3 & 10
Time: 2 - 3 pm

You will learn stranded, or fair-isle, knitting flat.

You need basic fair-isle experience, 4 colors of DK weight yarn totaling 700 yds, size 6 long circular needle, a tapestry needle and the pattern.

There is homework for this class: begin the triangle and knit the first section.

Sign up for a knitting class at Stix 10,000 New Knitters

Date: Sat Nov 10
Time: all day
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Sign up for a knitting class at Stix 10,000 New Knitters

Date: Sat Nov 10
Time: all day

Are you an established knitter who would love to share your passion? Or, are you a person who admires all the fabulous things your knitter friends, family and co-workers are creating?

Join Stix and skacel on November 10, 2018, as we challenge the knitting community to create 10,000 New Knitters in one day! skacel will be providing FREE kits to new knitters to make a pair of fingerless mitts in partnership with established knitters and your LYS Stix.

Bring in a friend who you will teach how to knit, we will give them the skacel 10,000 New Knitters kit* and will give you 20% off your yarn purchase.

*kit supplies are limited.

Sign up for a crochet class at Stix Crochet Christmas Stocking

Date: Tuesday, Nov 13
Time: 6 - 8 pm
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Sign up for a crochet class at Stix Crochet Christmas Stocking

Date: Tuesday, Nov 13
Time: 6 - 8 pm

Learn how to crochet a Christmas stocking for the holidays. Make one for your furry family member or one for everyone in your family.

You will learn how to put a design on your finished stocking. Come in to talk about your design and to pick your yarns.

Holiday Needle Felting

Date: Sat, Nov 17
Time: 2 - 4 pm
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Holiday Needle Felting

Date: Sat, Nov 17
Time: 2 - 4 pm

LaVonne Stucky, the owner of The Wool Mill, is here once again to teach a beginner class on needle felting.

Join her for two hours of needle felting fun! There will be a $30 fee for this class.

Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Knit Christmas Stocking

Date: Tuesday, Nov 27
Time: 6 - 8 pm
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Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Knit Christmas Stocking

Date: Tuesday, Nov 27
Time: 6 - 8 pm

This is ideal for the knitter who has just finished their first hat or anybody with a spot to fill on their mantle. You can make a tiny stocking or a massive one, you choose (but remember that Santa will have to fill it up!)

There is significant homework for this class so sign up early to get your assignment and get knitting!

 

Sign up for a crochet class at Stix Crochet Toy Workshop

Date: Sat, Dec 1
Time: 10:30-12 noon
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Sign up for a crochet class at Stix Crochet Toy Workshop

Date: Sat, Dec 1
Time: 10:30-12 noon

Have you seen the adorable animal toy kits from ToftUK? We have some in the store and there are many others to see on their website. Go to their website to see the options, and then call us (406) 556-5786 or stop in by the end of the day on Saturday, Nov 17 to place your order with us in time to get it here for the workshop.

In the Dec 1st workshop, we will cover the basics of toy construction and pattern reading to get you off to a great start for the gift-giving season.

Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Knit Elf Workshop

Date: Saturday, Dec 1
Time: 1 - 2:30 pm
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Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Knit Elf Workshop

Date: Saturday, Dec 1
Time: 1 - 2:30 pm

These little holiday elves are perfect to play with, or just as cute decorating a package or mantle.

You will learn how to work on double points in a small circumference and basic toy construction.

Buy two colors of fingering or dk weight yarn and the pattern. We will provide a scarf color, toy stuffing and a metal weight for this workshop.

Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Mittens

Date: Sat, Dec 8 & 15
Time: 2 - 4 pm
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Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Mittens

Date: Sat, Dec 8 & 15
Time: 2 - 4 pm

Learn how to knit basic mittens using double pointed needles.

Using the World’s Simplest Mitten Pattern, choose your yarn and make a pair for a gift or for yourself! Add a strand of mohair for that extra special haze!

 

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Location

Our address is 23 West Main Street in downtown Bozeman, Montana located next to the historic Ellen Theater between Wilson Ave. and Tracy Ave.

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Contact

phone: 406 556 5786

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Contact

phone: 406 556 5786

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Hours

Monday 10:00am - 5:30pm

Tuesday 10:00am - 5:30pm

Wednesday 10:00am - 5:30pm

Thursday 10:00am - 5:30pm

Friday 10:00am - 5:30pm

Saturday 10:00am - 5:30pm

Sunday 11:00am - 3:00pm

Stix Chix

Meet the Stix Chix

Tracy St. John

Part owner of Stix, Tracy has worked in yarn stores most of her adult life. She is a an avid crochet designer and has been published in Interweave Crochet magazine many times. She’s so prolific the other Stix Chix are pretty sure she can crochet in her sleep.

Cameron Hildreth

Cameron is a founder of Stix and has been a fiber arts enthusiast for many years. She has attended crafting workshops hosted by Clara Parkes, Pam Allen, and Kaffe Fassett. She has an excellent color sense and she is our resident lace knitting expert.