STITCH UP CHICAGO 2019 FAQ
WHAT ARE THE DATES OF STITCH UP CHICAGO?
Stitch Up Chicago runs over two days. Friday April 5th & Saturday April 6th
WHERE DOES STITCH UP CHICAGO HAPPEN?
Stitch Up Chicago takes place in Chicago, Illinois USA.
DO I HAVE TO KNOW HOW TO KNIT OR CROCHET?
NO!!! Each year I am amazed and impressed by those who have never held knitting needles or a crochet hook and join us to learn and fall in love with fiber. We have experienced teachers on hand as well as community members there to help you get started on your fiber path. Truly if you want to learn, you are welcome to join us!
IS THIS ONLY FOR KNITTERS?
NO! While much of the event features knitting, we have a full crochet workshop Saturday and skilled crochet instructors and community members all weekend.
SHOULD I BRING MY WIP?
Sure! Why not? We provide a kit to make with ALL you need to make it at each event activity, however I never leave home without a wip or two and I know many of you don’t either! Bring it along!
IS HOTEL INCLUDED?
Your registration does not include accommodations. BUT… if you are attending Stitch Up Chicago, you can get a room at our special discounted rate of $109 here
HOW DO I GET A TICKET?
You buy tickets and register at the main event page www.stitchupchicago.com
CAN I PAY AT THE EVENT?
Unfortunately due to capacity we cannot take walk-ins and you must register in advance.
DO I HAVE TO ATTEND BOTH DAYS?
NO! While the All-In Weekend Package is the best value (over $40 savings on ticket cost)
WHAT TIME IS THE EVENT?
Stitch Up Chicago Begins Friday at 5pm and ends Saturday at 8pm.
The afternoon Kick Off Tea & Shopping at Nina Chicago on Friday is from 2-5pm.
WHY DO I HAVE TO REGISTER & PAY TO SHOP AT NINA CHICAGO:
If you purchase the All In weekend then this is included.
Otherwise - yes you need to register and buy a ticket for this. If you want to just join us for shopping, or you can make the afternoon tea & shopping at Nina Chicago an add-on to any workshop. This small fee helps us cover our costs.
CAN I BUY A TICKET FOR ONLY THE WORKSHOP / EVENT I WANT TO ATTEND?
Yes! Again, the Best Value will be with the All-In or the Saturday Day Pass. You can buy tickets and register only for the things you would like to attend A-La-Cart:
All In Weekend Package (do all the things, including Nina’s Afternoon Tea & meals included & event swag bag)
Friday Evening Universal Yarn Knit Night with Louis Boria of Brooklyn Boy Knits & Michele of 144 Stitches
(includes full kit to knit with us, dinner, soft drinks, cash bar, event swag bag)
Saturday Day Pass (Join us all day Saturday, brunch & dinner included & event swag bag)
Saturday Brunch With Wool & The Gang Kit (includes brunch, W&TG kit, event swag bag)
Saturday Afternoon Red Heart Yarn Tasting & Crochet With Tamara of Moogly Blog
(includes snacks, lots of yarn and a fun project led by Tamara, and event swag bag)
Saturday Evening Knit Crate Taco Knits with Kristy Glass of Kristy Glass Knits, Louis Boria of Brooklyn Boy Knits & Michele of 144 Stitches. (includes tacos, everyone gets a Knit Crate, lots of yarn and event swag bag)
Friday Afternoon Tea at Nina Chicago (this includes discounted shopping, yummy chef made snacks & fun)
IF I REGISTER FOR MULTIPLE ACTIVITIES WILL I GET MULTIPLE SWAG BAGS?
Swag Bags are given ONE per registered attendee.
CAN I BRING A FRIEND?
We love friends! But they must be registered as space is limited.
WHAT IF I I HAVE DIETARY RESTRICTIONS AND ALLERGIES?
We provide meals at each activity but want to ensure the safety and enjoyment of our attendees. Please contact Michele using this form and note your reservation order number and your allergies.
HOW DO I BECOME AN EVENT SPONSOR?
We love working with fiber brands and would love to hear from you. Email Michele to find out about sponsorship opportunities.
I HAVE A SMALL MAKER BUSINESS AND WOULD LIKE TO ADD MY ITEMS TO THE EVENT SWAG BAGS. HOW CAN I SUBMIT MY ITEMS?
We love working with small businesses & maker brands. This is a great way to connect your product with a great fiber loving audience. Email Michele to find out about contribution opportunities for makers.WHATTIME