Knitting & Crochet Classes

Come meet other knitters and learn from our talented teachers in a bright and comfortable setting! Classes are limited to 8 people and are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Full payment is needed to reserve your space. Cancellations must be made 5 days prior to the first class for a refund. If we cancelled the class, you’ll receive a full refund.

Supplies are not included in class fee unless stated.

QUICK START KNITTING
$35 includes materials
prerequisites: none

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Sunday, 11am-1pm: June 22
Sunday, 11am-1pm: August 10

Get a taste for knitting with our introduction to the knit stitch! 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

BEGKNIT

Tuesdays, 6-8pm: June 3, 10, 17 and 24
Tuesdays, 6-8pm: Aug 5, 12, 19 and 26.

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 neck warmer and hat. All materials are included.

Learn to Crochet

$60 for two 2-hour sessions and all materials.
prerequisites: none

Crocheted Washcloths

Wednesdays, 6-8PM: July 9 & 16.

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.

GRANNY SQUARES AND CROCHET MOTIFS

$24 for one 2-hour session
prerequisites: ability to chain, single, and double crochet

Churchmouse One Big Granny

Wednesday, 6-8PM: May 21
Wednesday, 6-8PM: July 23

Motifs like granny squares that are worked in rounds are the building blocks of blankets, afghans, and even garments. Learn to crochet in rounds, to change colors and to weave in ends. If there’s time, we’ll cover attaching motifs too.

supplies: two or three colors of smooth worsted weight yarn and a size F hook.


CHOOSE YOUR OWN PROJECT

$20 per class plus materials. $85 for 5 prepaid classes.
prerequistes: Knit, purl, cast on, bind off.

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Choose your own class project and learn from our instructors, Kathy & Erika, on a flexible schedule. 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!

Class with Kathy
Wednesdays, May 28, June 4, 11, 18 & 25: 10am-12pm
Wednesdays, July 23, 30: 10am-12pm
Wednesdays, August 6, 13, 20 & 27: 10am-12pm

Class with Erika
Tuesdays, July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29: 10am-12pm
Tuesdays, August 5, 12, 19, 26: 10am-12pm

VEGA HAT
$48 for two 2-hour sessions
prerequisites: knit, purl, cast on, cast off, knit in the round.

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Saturdays, 11am-1pm: July 12 & 19.

You know how to knit with 1 color, are you ready to knit with 2? In this class you’ll learn the basics of 2 color fair isle & chart reading, while knitting a cool, graphic beret.

supplies: Vega pattern, 140 yards of 2 colors worsted weight yarn- the pattern calls for Shelter, US 5 16″ circular, US6 16″ circular & DPNS.

Homework: Please come to class with materials chosen, and the hat ribbing completed.

WEST RIVER DRIVE SHAWL
$24 for one 2-hour session.
prerequisites: cast on, cast off, knit, purl.

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Saturday, 11am-1pm: June 14

Add a new shape to your knitting! Learn to create a garter tab cast on and start a new triangle shawl using yarn over increases.

supplies: To start a shawl- West River Drive Shawl Kit or 660 yards of fingering weight yarn. To practice- 1 skein fingering weight yarn.


SEAMLESS SWEATER FOR BABY
$65 includes pattern
prerequisites: knit, purl, cast on, cast off, knit in the round.

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Sundays, 1:30-3:30: June, 1, 8 and 15.
Sundays, 1:30-3:30: July, 20, 27, and 3.

Learn to knit a top down sweater in a manageable baby size! We’ll be using our South Street Pullover with worsted weight yarn- we love Sweater for this project. This is an ideal first sweater project.

Homework: Please choose your materials and knit a gauge swatch in the round by casting on 40 stitches with your yarn and larger needles, joining in the round and knitting for 3 inches. Measure gauge and adjust as needle to get 18 stitches and 22 rounds to 4 inches.

Materials: 260-355 yds worsted weight yarn depending on size, US 5 & 7 16″ circulars & DPNS, stitch markers.

GEMINI TOP
$60 plus materials
pre-requistes: knit, purl, cast on, cast off, knit in the round.

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Saturdays, 11am-1pm: May 24, 31 & June 7

Summer’s coming! Knit yourself a pretty top that you can wear in the warmer weather. This tee shirt is knit using a cotton linen blend at a loose gauge. The result is an elastic fabric that works up quickly and fits beautifully. The top half of the yoke features a lace panel covering the shoulders and back.

Named after the duality of the Gemini, this pullover can be worn with the lace to the back for a more casual look or with the lace facing forward for a dressier look!

Homework: Please choose your materials and knit a gauge swatch in the round by casting on 40 stitches with your yarn and larger needles, joining in the round and knitting for 3 inches. Measure gauge and adjust as needle to get 22 stitches and 28 rounds to 4 inches.

Materials: free pattern, 488 – 976 yards of DK weight yarn depending on size. US 5 24″ circulars & DPNS, US6 32″ circulars & DPNS.

TEA LEAVES CARDIGAN
$60 plus materials

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Wednesday, 6-8pm: 6/11, 18 & 25.

Tea Leaves is a feminine cardigan perfect for 3 season wear! In this class, you’ll learn to knit a yoked sweater in 1 piece from the top down. You will also learn how to create ruching & buttonholes.

Homework: Choose your materials and knit a gauge knit a swatch by casting on 24 stitches with your yarn and larger needles, and knitting in stockinette stitch knitting for 3 inches. Measure gauge and adjust as needle to get 20 stitches and 26 rows to 4 inches.

Materials: pattern, 1050-1470 yds worsted weight yarn, US 6 32″ circluar needle, US 7 32″ circular needle & DPNS, stitch markers, 2 buttons.

GINGERSNAP SHAWL
$48 plus materials
prerequisites: knit, purl, cast on, cast off, increase & decrease.

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Thursday,6-8pm: June 19 & 26

The Gingersnap Shawl is a shallow, cresecent-shaped lightweight shawl. The lace edging is worked first, then the shawl body is picked up and worked from the bottom up in garter stitch.

In this class, you’ll learn to create short rows and follow written and charted instructions for the lace edging.

Materials: pattern, 400 yds fingering weight yarn, US6 24″ circular needle.

RIVULET SHAWL
$48 plus materials
prerequisites: knit, purl, cast on, cast off, increase & decrease.

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Thursday, 6-8pm: July 10 & 17

Three garter-stitch wedges are finished with a wave-patterned edging that is attached to the body of the shawl as it is worked. You’ll learn to follow both written and charted instructions for the lace edging.

Materials: pattern, 400 yards of fingering weight yarn, US6 24″ circular needle.

AMARILLO SHAWL
$48 for two 2-hour sessions.
prerequisites: cast on, knit, purl, increase, decrease.

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Thursdays, 6-8PM: July 24 & 31.

Take your knitting to the next level with the Amarillo Shawl! Get an introduction to simple lace knitting with written and charted instructions, while making a pretty wrap for spring. This class is perfect for confident beginners and intermediate knitters.

supplies: Amarillo Shawl Pattern, 1 skein of Madelinetosh Pashmina or 360 yards of sport weight yarn, US 7 24″ circular 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.