Knitting & Crochet Classes

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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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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, April 12, 19, 26 & May 3, 10am-12noon
Tuesdays, May 5, 12, 18 (Monday) & 26, 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.

BEGINNING KNITTING 2
$80 for four 2-hour sessions.
prerequisites: ability to cast on, knit, and purl.

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Tuesdays, April 7, 14, 21 & 28, 6-8pm
Tuesdays, June 2, 9, 16 & 25, 6-8pm

Choose socks, a beret, or fingerless mitts to make in this class. With socks and fingerless mitts, you’ll learn to cast onto double pointed needles, to increase, and to pick up stitches. With the beret, you’ll learn to increase and decrease.

With all three projects, you’ll learn how to identify and fix common mistakes and gain experience reading patterns.

Materials: for socks – 300 yards of worsted weight yarn and a set of US 6 double pointed needles;

for beret – 150 yards of DK weight yarn, 16-inch US 5 & 6 circular needles, and a set of US 6 double pointed needles;

for fingerless mitts – 100 yards of worsted weight yarn and a set of US 6 double pointed needles.

All patterns are included in the class fee.

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

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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
April 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29
May 6, 13, 20 & 27
June 3, 10, 17 & 24.

Thursdays, 6-8pm
April 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30
May 7, 14, 21 & 28
June 4 & 11.

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

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Wednesdays, April 8 & 15, 6-8pm
Wednesdays, June 3 & 10, 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.

CROCHET RIPPLE BLANKET
$20 for one 2-hour session
prerequisites: chain, basic stitches

Ripple Blanket

Wednesday, March 25, 6-8pm
Wednesday, April 29, 6-8pm

Learn to work the ripple stitch, to change colors, and to weave in ends. We’ll make a small swatch in class as practice. You’ll leave class ready to start your blanket!

Materials: Bring several colors of worsted weight yarn, size G crochet hook.

INTERVAL COWL
$20 for one 2-hour session
prerequisites: chain, basic stitches

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Wednesday, April 1, 6-8pm
Wednesday, May 20, 6-8pm

Kira K’s Interval Cowl uses a simple lace pattern that’s a great introduction for new crocheters. You’ll learn to work from written and charted patterns, while making a small swatch. You’ll leave class ready to start your own Interval Cowl!

Materials: Bring Interval Cowl pattern, DK-weight yarn, and a size I crochet hook.

CROCHETED HAT
$20 for one 2-hour session
prerequisites: chain, basic stitches

Wednesday, May 22, 6-8pm
Wednesday, June 17, 6-8pm

Hats are fun and easy to make from the top down. Learn how to get started and to make increases for a hat that fits just right!

Materials: Bring 150 yards of worsted weight yarn and a size G hook.

CROCHETED BASKETS
$20 for one 2-hour session
prerequisites: chain, basic stitches

Wednesday, May 27, 6-8pm
Wednesday, June 24, 6-8pm

Crocheted baskets are a great way to store things and they look great! Learn a basic way to make baskets that you can easily modify and make again and again!

Materials: Materials: Bring 1 ball of Katia Big Ribbon or 80 yards of bulky weight cotton yarn and a size K hook.

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

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.

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

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Saturday, March 21 & 28, 11am-1pm
Saturdays, Apr 25 & May 2, 2-4pm

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.

GUERNSEY TRIANGLE SHAWL
$40 for two 2-hour sessions
prerequisites: knit, purl, cast on, increase, decrease.

Guernsey Triangle Shawl

Saturdays, April 25 & May 2, 11:30am to 1:30pm

Jared Flood’s Guernsey Triangle Shawl uses classic knit-purl stitch combinations for a very wearable piece. You’ll learn to make a top-down shawl and to read charted knitting patterns.

Materials: Guernsey Triangle Shawl pattern, 2-3 skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Loft depending on size, and 32-inch size US 4 circular needles.

LACE BACK FINGERLESS MITTS
$40 for two 2-hour sessions
Saturdays, May 16 & 23, 11:30am-1:30pm

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Spring is a wonderful time for knitting lace! Learn how and to work from charts while making a pair of beautiful fingerless mitts.

Materials: Lace Back Fingerless Mitts pattern, 100-200 yards of sport or DK weight yarn (depending on desired length), and size US 2 needles.

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

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Saturdays, May 16 & 23, 2-4pm

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.

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.