Knitting & Crochet Classes

Come meet other knitters and learn from our talented teachers in a bright and comfortable setting! Classes are limited in size and are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

To sign up for a class, please call us at 215-893-9939 or stop in to the shop. Full payment is needed to reserve your space. Cancellations must be made 5 days prior to the first class for a refund. If we cancel a class, you’ll receive a full refund. Supplies are not included in class fee unless stated.

QUICK START KNITTING
$36 for one 2-hour session and all materials.
prerequisites: none

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Sunday, December 7 or 14, 10am-12pm
Saturday, January 10, February 7 OR March 7, 11am to 1pm

Get a taste for knitting with our introduction to the knit and purl stitches! This is a great way to give a new hobby a try!

If you’re looking for a more in depth class, check out our Beginning Knitting class below. All materials included.

BEGINNING KNITTING
$120 for four 2-hour sessions and all materials.
prerequisites: none

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Sundays, January 4, 11, 18, 25, 10am-12pm
Sundays, February 1, 8, 15, 22, 10am-12pm
Sundays, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 10am-12pm

Tuesdays, December 9, 16, 30, Jan 6, 6-8pm
Tuesdays, January 13, 20, 27, Feb 3, 6-8pm
Tuesdays, February 10, 17, 24, Mar 3, 6-8pm
Tuesdays, March 10, 17, 24, 31, 6-8pm

Whether you’ve never knit before or it’s just been a long time, you’ll get a solid foundation of knitting fundamentals in Beginning Knitting class. You’ll learn to cast on, knit, purl, bind off, decrease and pick up lots of other tips and tricks while knitting your first hand warmer and hat. All materials are included.

PROJECT CLASS
$20 for each 2-hour session. $85 for 5 prepaid sessions.
prerequisites: knit, purl, cast on, bind off.

Choose your own project and learn from our instructors on a schedule that works for you! Please pre-register for your sessions – you get a price break when you register for 5 – and you can add more sessions as you go.

Wednesdays, 10am-12pm
November 5, 12, 19.
December 3, 10, 17.
January 7, 14, 21, 28.
February 4, 11, 18, 25.
March 4, 11, 18, 25.

Thursdays, 6-8pm
November 6, 13, 20.
December 4, 11.
January 8, 15, 29.
February 5, 12, 19, 26.
March 5, 12, 19, 26.

LEARN TO CROCHET
$56 for two 2-hour sessions and all materials.
prerequisites: none

Crocheted Washcloths

Wednesdays, January 28 & February 4, 6-8pm
Wednesdays, March 4 & 11, 6-8pm

This introduction to crochet will give you the basics of a new craft – or a quick refresher! Learn the basic crochet stitches and how to read a pattern while making a washcloth.

CUSTOMFIT SWEATER
$48 for two 2-hour classes
prerequisites: cast on, knit, purl, increase, decrease

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Saturdays, December 6 & 13, 1:30-3:30pm

With CustomFit, you can knit a pullover or cardigan with set-in sleeves that’s based on your body measurements and your knitting gauge.

In the first class, we’ll take your measurements and help you personalize your sweater – neck type, sleeve length, body length, and edgings.

In the second class, you’ll receive your CustomFit pattern and we’ll review it together. You’ll leave class ready to cast on!

Materials: enough yarn to knit your sweater (we’ll help you decide how much you’ll need) and corresponding needles, darning needles and stitch markers.

Homework: You can use any weight yarn with CustomFit. If this is your first sweater, we recommend worsted weight yarn. Please select your yarn when you sign up and come to class with your finished, blocked swatch.

TOP DOWN BABY CARDIGAN
$48 for two 2-hour sessions
prerequisites: cast on, knit, purl, increase, decrease

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Sundays, November 16 & 23, 12:30-2:30pm

Learn to make a seamless cardigan while knitting One, an adorable baby cardigan. Designed by Loop Staffer Erika Flory, One is one of our most popular baby knits. You’ll learn to knit from the top down using increases through the yoke, to separate the sleeves, and to complete the body.

Materials: 1 skein of Spud & Chloe Sweater yarn or 160 yards of worsted weight yarn, US8 24-inch circular needle, stitch markers; a copy of the One pattern is included.

BOUGH HAT
$48 for two 2-hour classes
prerequisites: cast on, knit, purl, increase, decrease

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Saturdays, November 15 & 22, 1:30-3:30pm

Leila Raabe’s Bough is a beautiful cabled hat that’s perfect for fall! In this class you’ll learn to read cable knitting charts and to work cables.

Materials: Bough knitting pattern, 2 skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter or 215 yards of similar worsted weight yarn, US4 and US7 16-inch circular needles & US7 double pointed needles or size to get gauge, stitch markers, darning needle.

Homework: Please come to the first class with the hat knit up to the first round of cable knitting.

FINGERLESS MITTS
$60 for three 2-hour sessions
prerequisites: knit, purl, cast on, bind off

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Wednesdays, January 7, 14, 21, 6-8pm
Sundays, January 25, February 1, 8, 12:30-2:30pm
Mondays, February 2, 9, 16, 6-8pm

Fingerless mitts keep your hands warm and your fingers free! In this class, you’ll learn to cast on to double pointed needles, make a thumb gusset, and pick up stitches.

Materials: 1 ball of Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran or comparable worsted weight yarn, US6 double pointed needles, locking stitch markers, waste yarn.

YOKED CARDIGAN
$60 for three 2-hour sessions
prerequisites: knit, purl, cast on, bind off

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Sundays, January 4, 11, 18, 12:30-2:30pm
Wednesdays, February 11, 18, 25, 6-8pm
Sundays, March 1, 8, 15, 12:30-2:30pm

Hannah Fettig’s Yoked Cardigan has a simple beauty that’s perfect for girls and women of all ages! You can knit any size in this class from 6 months through 61-inch bust.

You’ll learn to knit a cardigan seamlessly from the top down and pick up stitches for a button band.

Materials: Yoked Cardigan pattern 200-1500 yards of worsted weight yarn depending on size, circular and double pointed needles.

GRAMPS HAT
$40 for two 2-hour sessions
prerequisites: knit, purl, cast on, bind off

Sunday, February 15 & 22, 12:30-2:30pm
Sunday, March 22 & 29, 12:30-2:30pm

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Gramps is a beanie or slouchy hat with a cool cable panel. Making Gramps is a great way to learn to knit cables from written and charted directions.

Materials: Gramps Hat pattern, worsted weight yarn for desired size, circular and double pointed needles, cable needle.

Homework: Come to the first class with the ribbing completed and ready to begin the first charted round.

FIRST SOCKS
$60 for three 2-hour sessions
prerequisites: knit, purl, cast on, bind off, knit in the round.

Mondays, January 5, 12, 19, 6-8pm
Mondays, March 9, 16, 23, 6-8pm

Make your first sock from start to finish in this introductory class. You will use worsted weight yarn to knit a sock from the cuff down, turn a heel and kitchener the toe! You will be able to complete 1 sock in class.

Materials: 2 skeins of Spud & Chloe Sweater or comparable worsted weight yarn, US4 double pointed needles.

SKIFF
$40 for two 2-hour sessions
prerequisites: knit, purl, cast on, bind off

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Saturday, January 10 & 17, 1:30-3:30pm
Saturday, February 21 & 28, 11am-1pm

Skiff is a beautiful cabled watch cap designed by Jared Flood. With options for a longer folded brim and a pompom, there are lots of ways to make Skiff your own!

In this class you’ll learn to knit cables from charted instructions.

Materials: Skiff pattern, 2 skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter or comparable worsted weight yarn, circular and double pointed needles.

Homework: Come to the first class with the ribbing completed and ready to begin the first charted round.

SEASONS HAT
$40 for two 2-hour classes
prerequisites: cast on, knit, purl, increase, decrease

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Saturday, January 31 & February 7, 1:30-3:30pm
Saturday, March 21 & 28, 11am-1pm

Jared Flood’s Seasons Hat features classic stranded knitting motifs in beautiful Brooklyn Tweed colors. Learn to knit with two colors at a time and to read colorwork charts.

Materials: Seasons Hat kit or 5 skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Loft each in a different color, circular and double pointed needles, stitch markers.

Homework: Please come to the first class with the hat knit up to the first round of color knitting.

BOLT
$40 for two 2-hour sessions
prerequisites: knit, purl, cast on, bind off

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Saturday, February 21 & 28, 1:30-3:30pm

Bolt uses garter stitch stripes and short rows to create a modern, graphic scarf. You’ll learn to pick up stitches and to work short rows in this class.

Materials: Bolt pattern, 2 skeins each of 2 colors of Loft or a comparable fingering weight yarn, circular needle.

HALLIGARTH
$60 for three 2-hour sessions
prerequisites: knit, purl, cast on, bind off

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Saturdays, March 21, 28, April 4, 1:30-3:30pm

Halligarth uses a traditional Shetland motif to depict a copse of trees. In making it, you’ll learn to work from charted instructions and to work an attached edging.

Materials: Halligarth pattern, 3 or 5 skeins (for shawlette or larger traditional shawl) of Brooklyn Tweed Loft or comparable fingering weight yarn, circular needles.

SANTAS & GNOMES
$48 for two 2-hour classes
prerequisites: cast on, knit, purl, increase, decrease

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Sundays, December 7 & 14, 12:30-2:30pm

Mochimochi Land’s Santas and gnomes are fantastic tiny toys that are fun to knit and make great gifts! Hang them on your tree, hide them in stockings, give them to friends you visit during the holidays.

Materials: Mochimochi Land kit of your choice, US1 double pointed needles.

PRIVATE KNITTING AND CROCHET LESSONS
$25 per hour, plus materials. One hour minimum.

If you don’t see the class you’re looking for or if you prefer to learn one-on-one, we offer private lessons. Please call to discuss your goals with us and to schedule a lesson.