Classes

We offer classes for all levels and interests in knitting, crochet,weaving and spinning. Check out our offerings below and then get in touch to reserve your place in the class of your choice.

 

Crochet

  • Crochet Sit and Stitch

    We are excited to offer two chances a month for crocheters to meet and spend time sharing ideas and inspiration.  Crochet hooks are always welcome at any of our regular Sit and Stitches but you have asked for crochet specific... learn more »

  • Moebius Cowl

    $45

    Now the fun really begins. Yes! You can create a crochet moebius from the center out that has NO seam. You will be amazed at how the construction works.   Saturdays, October 25 and November 8  11 AM-2 PM Instructor: Bobbi Hayward   learn more »

  • Sit and Stitch

    As a community yarn store we want to offer you a place to meet other stitchers and share ideas and inspiration. While you are always welcome to sit and stitch we do have some designated times when people gather.  These... learn more »

  • Smartphone Masterpieces: Knitting and other Handcrafts

    $60

    Let's tell the truth; sometimes we just don't want to carry around a DSLR. Or take the time to download images. We have our smartphones, we want to post NOW on Instagram, Pinterest, FB, Ravelry, our blogs...so we shoot with... learn more »

  • Private Lessons

    Whether you prefer one-on-one attention or have a busy schedule that makes it hard to take a class, our private lessons can help.  Learn to knit or crochet, perfect a technique, work on a challenging project with a mentor,  or... learn more »

Knitting

  • Ann Weaver’s Round Shawls are Fun and Easy to Knit!

    $60

    In this new class from the fabulous Ann Weaver you will learn the ins and outs of knitting circular lace shawls. You'll learn how to cast on for a round shawl using a crochet cast-on; work on double-pointed needles for... learn more »

  • Color Theory and Log Cabin Knitting: The Albers Cowl

    $60

    Ann Weaver is back at the Spot with a perfect opportunity to experiment with color by using small amounts of yarn and simple techniques.  The Albers Cowl is a classic design and this class will expand your color vocabulary and... learn more »

  • CustomFit Starter Package

    $30, includes pattern

    Amy Herzog has been changing the way we look at knitting sweaters since before the publication of her book, Knit to Flatter. Now she has taken her expertise and experience working with knitters and put it into CustomFit. Using your... learn more »

  • Laura Nelkin’s Elongated Stitch

    $65

    This workshop dives into the magic of elongating your stitches. You'll learn what happens when you wrap your yarn more than once around the needles and play with tons of possibilities for manipulating these elongated stitches. Skills gained in this... learn more »

  • Laura Nelkin’s Laden

    $65

    Laden is chock-full of texture and techniques to tickle your fancy. Heavy cables play against this delicate lace stitch, creating an unexpected fabric that flows around the neck and shoulders beautifully. This faux moebius (or "fauxbius") starts with a provisional... learn more »

  • Sit and Stitch

    As a community yarn store we want to offer you a place to meet other stitchers and share ideas and inspiration. While you are always welcome to sit and stitch we do have some designated times when people gather.  These... learn more »

  • Sivia Harding’s Fitted Cowl Design Class

    $60

    Cowls are among the most versatile of knitted garments. They can be as simple as a short tube or as complicated as a large lacy infinity cowl. This class will use the cowl as a lovely blank canvas on which... learn more »

  • Sivia Harding’s Fluency Mitts

    $60

      Secret beads hide in the shadows, emerging only when you put on these ribbed gloves. (pattern is written for fingered or fingerless gloves; the class will focus on fingerless) Several interesting techniques are covered in this class. First, the easy... learn more »

  • Sivia Harding’s Knotty Scarflette Class

    $60

    There are a lot of techniques and tips to be learned in this deceptively simple pattern. An addictively easy lace pattern provides the basis for the bias shaping and a scalloped border adds charm. The crochet hook add-as-you-go bead method... learn more »

  • Sivia Harding’s Rainshadow Scarf

    $60

    This striped, asymmetrical garter stitch scarf features two different kinds of short rows: one for the little color wedges that flare the short edge and one for the longer rows that go up and around toward the point. You will... learn more »

  • Smartphone Masterpieces: Knitting and other Handcrafts

    $60

    Let's tell the truth; sometimes we just don't want to carry around a DSLR. Or take the time to download images. We have our smartphones, we want to post NOW on Instagram, Pinterest, FB, Ravelry, our blogs...so we shoot with... learn more »

  • Sweater Clinic with CustomFit

    $75 includes custom pattern

    This fall we are offering a new twist on our Sweater Clinic class. We will be using Amy Herzog's CustomFit program to create perfectly fitting first sweaters! The first three classes will include time to learn about the CustomFit program,... learn more »

  • Private Lessons

    Whether you prefer one-on-one attention or have a busy schedule that makes it hard to take a class, our private lessons can help.  Learn to knit or crochet, perfect a technique, work on a challenging project with a mentor,  or... learn more »

Projects

  • Color Theory and Log Cabin Knitting: The Albers Cowl

    $60

    Ann Weaver is back at the Spot with a perfect opportunity to experiment with color by using small amounts of yarn and simple techniques.  The Albers Cowl is a classic design and this class will expand your color vocabulary and... learn more »

  • CustomFit Starter Package

    $30, includes pattern

    Amy Herzog has been changing the way we look at knitting sweaters since before the publication of her book, Knit to Flatter. Now she has taken her expertise and experience working with knitters and put it into CustomFit. Using your... learn more »

  • Laura Nelkin’s Laden

    $65

    Laden is chock-full of texture and techniques to tickle your fancy. Heavy cables play against this delicate lace stitch, creating an unexpected fabric that flows around the neck and shoulders beautifully. This faux moebius (or "fauxbius") starts with a provisional... learn more »

  • Sivia Harding’s Fluency Mitts

    $60

      Secret beads hide in the shadows, emerging only when you put on these ribbed gloves. (pattern is written for fingered or fingerless gloves; the class will focus on fingerless) Several interesting techniques are covered in this class. First, the easy... learn more »

  • Sivia Harding’s Knotty Scarflette Class

    $60

    There are a lot of techniques and tips to be learned in this deceptively simple pattern. An addictively easy lace pattern provides the basis for the bias shaping and a scalloped border adds charm. The crochet hook add-as-you-go bead method... learn more »

  • Sivia Harding’s Rainshadow Scarf

    $60

    This striped, asymmetrical garter stitch scarf features two different kinds of short rows: one for the little color wedges that flare the short edge and one for the longer rows that go up and around toward the point. You will... learn more »

  • Smartphone Masterpieces: Knitting and other Handcrafts

    $60

    Let's tell the truth; sometimes we just don't want to carry around a DSLR. Or take the time to download images. We have our smartphones, we want to post NOW on Instagram, Pinterest, FB, Ravelry, our blogs...so we shoot with... learn more »

  • Sweater Clinic with CustomFit

    $75 includes custom pattern

    This fall we are offering a new twist on our Sweater Clinic class. We will be using Amy Herzog's CustomFit program to create perfectly fitting first sweaters! The first three classes will include time to learn about the CustomFit program,... learn more »

Spinning

  • Introduction to Wheel Spinning

    $40

    Ready to make your own yarn? We'll focus on the inchworm draw technique using wool roving. The Yarn Spot is a dealer for Schacht and Kromski spinning wheels so we will have wheels available to try. You can use one... learn more »

  • Smartphone Masterpieces: Knitting and other Handcrafts

    $60

    Let's tell the truth; sometimes we just don't want to carry around a DSLR. Or take the time to download images. We have our smartphones, we want to post NOW on Instagram, Pinterest, FB, Ravelry, our blogs...so we shoot with... learn more »

  • Spindles and Wheels

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    We are happy to announce that we are hosting the resumption of regular spinning meet-ups here at The Spot. Almost every Thursday, from 6-8 PM, Spindles and Wheels will gather with, you guessed it, spindles and wheels. The store will... learn more »

  • The “Do-It-All” Shoe Box Drop Spindle Kit

    $30

    Learn to use the portable drop spindle to make your own yarn.  There will be a brief talk about wool preparations, so you’ll know your rovings from tops and batts from rolags!   We’ll discuss the importance of twist in yarn... learn more »

Weaving