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 »

  • Ravelry 101

    $20

    Ravelry is an online community of knitters and crocheters - second in size only to Facebook! We use Ravelry on a daily basis and want to introduce you to the almost unlimited world of information that is available to members.... 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 »

  • The Perfect Match

    $20

    Ever struggled with finding the right yarn for a particular project? Or worse, chosen a yarn that you thought would be perfect but had a flop on your hands? There are tips that will help you minimize the risk of... 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

  • Beginning Knitting

    $45

    Learn the basics of knitting-knit, purl, cast on, bind off.  This class will get you started on the building blocks of knitting. Saturdays, June 20 and 27, 10:30 AM-12 noon       Instructor: Victoria Rothenberg learn more »

  • Beginning Knitting 2.0

    $45

    If you know how to knit and purl and are ready to move on this is the class for you. Learn about increases, decreases, simple patterns like ribbing, and more. You should leave this class ready to start your first... 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 »

  • Finishing

    $30

    Learning how to properly finish your knitted project is crucial. Good finishing takes a project from home-made to hand-crafted. Come learn techniques, tips, and tricks to make you a pro! If you have a project in need of finishing, feel... learn more »

  • Ravelry 101

    $20

    Ravelry is an online community of knitters and crocheters - second in size only to Facebook! We use Ravelry on a daily basis and want to introduce you to the almost unlimited world of information that is available to members.... 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 »

  • The Perfect Match

    $20

    Ever struggled with finding the right yarn for a particular project? Or worse, chosen a yarn that you thought would be perfect but had a flop on your hands? There are tips that will help you minimize the risk of... learn more »

  • Toe Up Socks

    $75

    There is more than one direction to work a sock and this class will teach you to tackle the project from the toe up. Lovers of toe up will tell you that it is the perfect way to make sure... learn more »

  • Top Down Socks

    $75

    Jennifer Woods, sock knitter extraordinaire, will reprise her sock knitting class! In this four-part series you will learn how to knit socks from the top down using either double pointed needles or two-circular needles (your choice). Knitted socks are a... 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 »

Open Stitch

  • Coloratura Knit-Along

    The Coloratura Jacket by Chris Bylsma is a stunning Chanel-style jacket which looks great on everyone. It is a perfect choice for summer knitting since it is made in panels--no heavy sweater sitting in your lap. The sweater is knit... learn more »

  • Spinning Group meeting

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    We are excited to announce that The Yarn Spot will be hosting a spinning group twice a month on Thursday evenings! Hosted by the talented and patient Diana Guenther, this evening promises to be a fun time for spinners of... learn more »

Projects

  • 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 »

  • Introduction to Rigid Heddle Weaving: A Scarf in Almost a Day

    $150

      Come join us to learn the basic skills, vocabulary and fun of weaving on a rigid heddle loom.  We will be warping and weaving a scarf in (almost) a day!  For knitters, weaving is a whole new way to approach... learn more »

  • Make Your Own Stitch Markers

    $25

    Pretty stitch markers are always fun to use. Join Diana Guenther for this fun afternoon and learn four different techniques for making beaded stitch markers. You will leave with supplies for making a set of markers using your favorite of... learn more »

  • Toe Up Socks

    $75

    There is more than one direction to work a sock and this class will teach you to tackle the project from the toe up. Lovers of toe up will tell you that it is the perfect way to make sure... learn more »

  • Top Down Socks

    $75

    Jennifer Woods, sock knitter extraordinaire, will reprise her sock knitting class! In this four-part series you will learn how to knit socks from the top down using either double pointed needles or two-circular needles (your choice). Knitted socks are a... learn more »

Spinning

  • Spindle and Ply: Spindle Spinning

    $50

    Spinning with a hand held spindle is fun and portable. Learn how to spin and ply the roving using a drop spindle. You will learn to open the roving braid, pre-draft versus plank to prepare the robing, park and draft... learn more »

Stitch Along

  • Coloratura Knit-Along

    The Coloratura Jacket by Chris Bylsma is a stunning Chanel-style jacket which looks great on everyone. It is a perfect choice for summer knitting since it is made in panels--no heavy sweater sitting in your lap. The sweater is knit... learn more »

Weaving