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Our little block on North Lincoln Avenue here in Chicago is a one-stop block for all things creative, from unique home decor to special gifts to knitting to bookbinding, pens, and papers to artisan made wearable goods to haberdashery.

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Hawthorne • 3854 North Lincoln Avenue
Robert Rud, owner of Hawthorne, has a most spectacular eye for eclectic vintage furniture, home accessories, and ways to incorporate these finds into your home or commercial space. His ability to transform environments is legendary. Robert has recently added a gift emporium to Hawthorne - another great reason to shop the block!

Knit1 • 3856 North Lincoln Avenue
Knit1 is a natural fiber knitter and crocheter's dream shop. Their friendly staff can help you navigate all the yarny goodness with top-notch yarns, notions, accessories, and classes.

Bari Zaki • 3858 North Lincoln Avenue
Bari is a bookbinder, artist, paper enthusiast, and writing implement aficionado. You'll spend a good amount of time going around and around to make sure you've seen everything. The hardest part will be deciding what not to buy.

Soutache • 3862 North Lincoln Avenue
Soutache is a feast for the eyes. Get your creative juices flowing with their jaw-dropping array of buttons, ribbons, trims, and haberdashery. Be inspired to make your own or commission Soutache to make the perfect accoutrement for you.