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 Wednesdays: Feb 6, 13, 20
Time: 6:00 - 7:30 pm
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Sign up for a crochet class at Stix Learn to Crochet Intensive Series

Date: 3 Wednesdays: Feb 6, 13, 20
Time: 6:00 - 7:30 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 Sweater - Time

Date: Fridays
Time: 4:00 - 5:30 pm
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Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Sweater - Time

Date: Fridays
Time: 4:00 - 5:30 pm

Knit a sweater at Stix! Come with whatever sweater is on your needles or grab a new sweater project! We have loads of ideas!

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

Date: 4 Saturdays: Feb 9, 16, 23 & March 2
Time: 2 different times: 3:30 - 5:00 pm is available, 12 - 1:30 is full
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Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Learn to Knit Intensive Series

Date: 4 Saturdays: Feb 9, 16, 23 & March 2
Time: 2 different times: 3:30 - 5:00 pm is available, 12 - 1:30 is full

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 Pascal KAL

Date: Wednesday nights (Jan 9 - Feb 27)
Time: 6 - 7:30 pm
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Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Pascal KAL

Date: Wednesday nights (Jan 9 - Feb 27)
Time: 6 - 7:30 pm

Garter stitch, colorwork and Quarry – all combine in the unisex Pascal Cardigan. Pascal features a woodsy three-color motif that is enjoyable for stranded colorwork knitters of all levels. Chunky woolen-spun Quarry makes this cardigan an approachable project for those new to steeking! Featuring bottom-up, seamless raglan, and round yoke shaping, Pascal makes for a friendly introduction to garment knitting all around!

Join the Stix Chix on Wednesday nights (6:00 – 7:30 pm) beginning January 9th through February 27.  Even if you can’t knit with us, come the last night for a “fashion show!”

Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Knit Bobble Hat

Date: Saturday, January 26
Time: 10:30 - 11:30 am
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Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Knit Bobble Hat

Date: Saturday, January 26
Time: 10:30 - 11:30 am

Choose bulky weight yarn to learn how to make bobbles. Mix knits and purls, cables and bobbles to create a woodland texture. The Morii pattern uses Quarry yarn.

The homework for this class is to complete knitting the 1×1 ribbing so you are ready to bobble!

Sign up for a crochet class at Stix Crochet Bobble Hat

Date: Saturday, January 26
Time: 2:30 - 3:30 pm
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Sign up for a crochet class at Stix Crochet Bobble Hat

Date: Saturday, January 26
Time: 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Crochet bobbles are a fun and easy way to add texture to any project!

The Warbler Beanie pattern uses worsted weight yarn to make a hat of warmth! There is homework for this class so stop in soon to get your supplies

 

Sign up for a crochet class at Stix Crochet Smocked Hat

Date: Saturday, February 2
Time: 10:30-11:30 am
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Sign up for a crochet class at Stix Crochet Smocked Hat

Date: Saturday, February 2
Time: 10:30-11:30 am

Learn how to crochet a smocked-like texture. This technique is worked from crown to brim on each row.

The Wynn hat is the pattern for this class. There is no homework.

 

 

Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Knit Smocked Hat

Date: Saturday, February 2
Time: This class is full. 2:30-3:30 pm
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Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Knit Smocked Hat

Date: Saturday, February 2
Time: This class is full. 2:30-3:30 pm

Smocked fabric looks difficult but once you learn how to wrap your stitches, it is an easy way to create texture and it somewhat reversible too! The Reversible Smocked Hat pattern has two size options and you can choose beanie or slouchy.

Sign up early to finish your 1×1 ribbing before class starts!

Sign up for a crochet class at Stix Crochet Shell Hat

Date: Saturday, February 9
Time: 10:30 - 11:30 am
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Sign up for a crochet class at Stix Crochet Shell Hat

Date: Saturday, February 9
Time: 10:30 - 11:30 am

The Venus Shell Slouch hat pattern takes a standard shell pattern and updates it with some slouch and lace! This crocheted hat looks feminine and lacey. Make one and gift another!

There is homework for this class. Please get the increases in double crochet completed so we can concentrate on the shells in the class.

 

Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Knit Lace Hat

Date: Saturday, February 9
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 pm
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Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Knit Lace Hat

Date: Saturday, February 9
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Using worsted weight yarn and the Finlandia pattern, learn how to knit lace. Learn how to read a chart or read the words and create holes in your knitting on purpose!

There is homework to knit the ribbing before class so sign up early!

 

Needle Felting Workshop

Date: Sunday, February 10
Time: 11:30 - 1:30 pm
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Needle Felting Workshop

Date: Sunday, February 10
Time: 11:30 - 1:30 pm

Join LaVonne Stucky of the Wool Mill in a beginner needle felting class. Learn how to needle felt and then gift this to your Valentine!

There is a $30 class fee for this workshop and includes wool. Needle felting mat and 36 gauge needles are available for purchase.

 

Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Knit Cabled Hat

Date: Sat. February 16
Time: 10:15 - 11:45 am
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Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Knit Cabled Hat

Date: Sat. February 16
Time: 10:15 - 11:45 am

The hat so nice we are teaching it twice! Using Thea Colman’s Oban pattern and worsted weight yarn, you will learn how to cable using a cable needle.

There is homework for this class so sign up early and get knitting!

Sign up for a crochet class at Stix Crochet Cabled Hat

Date: Saturday, February 16
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 pm
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Sign up for a crochet class at Stix Crochet Cabled Hat

Date: Saturday, February 16
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Learn how to crochet post stitches in order to create crocheted cables.

Worsted weight yarn and the Hourglass Cabled Beanie and Slouch pattern is what we will use for this class. This is an advanced level crochet class, please talk to us during sign up so we can be sure you are ready for this challenge.

Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Advanced Brioche Hat

Date: Saturday, February 23
Time: 10:00 - 11:45 am
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Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Advanced Brioche Hat

Date: Saturday, February 23
Time: 10:00 - 11:45 am

After you have made one or two beginner brioche projects, you want to explore more! This Porcelain hat is the pattern we will be using to explore how to move your brioche stitches and how to decrease in pattern.

There is homework for this class so sign up early, pick your yarn and get started on the brioche cuff before class.

Sign up for a crochet class at Stix Crochet Dip Stitch

Date: Saturday, March 2
Time: 10:30 - 11:30 am
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Sign up for a crochet class at Stix Crochet Dip Stitch

Date: Saturday, March 2
Time: 10:30 - 11:30 am

This crochet hat starts at the top and works to the brim using a dip stitch technique. The technique is challenging yet fun and you end up with a truly beautiful product.

Worsted weight yarn and the Diamonds and Pearls pattern is what we have used for this class.

Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Knit Dip Stitch Class

Date: Saturday, March 2
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 pm
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Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Knit Dip Stitch Class

Date: Saturday, March 2
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 pm

This hat starts with ribbing (which is homework) and then combines ribbing with a new “dip stitch” that creates a fabric that looks interesting and is easy to do!

The Constellate hat is the pattern for this class and there is homework so please get started on your ribbing to make the most of this class.

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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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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.