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: Oct 27, Nov 3 & 10
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: Oct 27, Nov 3 & 10
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: Oct. 27, Nov 3, 10 & 17
Time: 12 noon - 1:45 pm
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Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Learn to Knit Intensive Series

Date: 4 Saturdays: Oct. 27, Nov 3, 10 & 17
Time: 12 noon - 1:45 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 Sign up for a crochet class at Stix Fade-Along

Date: 3 Saturdays: 9/22, 9/29 & 10/6
Time: 2 - 3 pm
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Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Sign up for a crochet class at Stix Fade-Along

Date: 3 Saturdays: 9/22, 9/29 & 10/6
Time: 2 - 3 pm

You will learn how to choose and fade colors on any project you want to make. Knit or crochet!

You need basic skills in either craft; yarn and needles/hook will depend on the project you choose.

This picture is Free Your Fade, but there are many others you can choose: cowlsweater or shawls. Tracy has written a crochet pattern for this -Along!

Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Tincture Hat

Date: Saturday, October 6
Time: 10:30-11:30 am
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Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Tincture Hat

Date: Saturday, October 6
Time: 10:30-11:30 am

You will learn mosaic knitting in this hat class.

You need basic knitting hat-making skills, two shades of dk weight yarn, size 5 and 7 16″ circular needles, size 7 dpns, stitch markers, a tapestry needle and the pattern.

There is homework for this class! Complete the ribbing on the brim.

 

Sign up for a crochet class at Stix Half-Granny Triangle Shawl

Date: Saturday, Oct 13
Time: 12 - 1:30 pm
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Sign up for a crochet class at Stix Half-Granny Triangle Shawl

Date: Saturday, Oct 13
Time: 12 - 1:30 pm

You will learn the basics of the classic granny square but in triangle form.

You need basic crochet skills, lots of colors of fingering weight yarn and a size G hool.

Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Shift Cowl

Date: 2 Tuesdays, Oct 16 & 30
Time: 7 - 8:30 pm
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Sign up for a knitting class at Stix Shift Cowl

Date: 2 Tuesdays, Oct 16 & 30
Time: 7 - 8:30 pm

You will learn basic mosaic knitting skills and how to mattress stitch your cowl.

You need basic knitting skills, three shade of Shepherd’s Wool Crazy, size 5 needles, a tapestry needle and the pattern.

 

Needle Felting

Date: Sat, Oct 20
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm
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Needle Felting

Date: Sat, Oct 20
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 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 fee for this class

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 crochet class at Stix Unexpected Shawl

Date: Sat Oct 27
Time: 10:30-11:30 am
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Sign up for a crochet class at Stix Unexpected Shawl

Date: Sat Oct 27
Time: 10:30-11:30 am

You will learn to combine simple stripes with an interesting stitch for a fun, visual effect.

You need basic crochet skills, at least two colors of fingering weight yarn totaling 1,200 yards, a size G hook 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 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 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.

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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.