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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 a simple project of your choice.  In the first class you will learn the very basic stitches.  In the second you can choose... learn more »

  • Cladonia Shawl

    $60

    Join designer and teacher Kirsten Kapur, of Through the Loops, for this special class.  Cladonia  is a beautiful crescent shaped shawl with lace edging. Originally designed in two colors it is lovely in one or three or a rainbow. Instructor:  Kirsten... learn more »

  • Continental Knitting

    $45

    Ever wondered what those people are doing who use their left hand to hold their yarn? This class will teach you the Continental knitting method--holding yarn in the left hand and "picking" rather than "throwing." Many people find this a... 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 »

  • Pick a Project

    $55

    Sick of knitting scarves? Done with wash clothes? This class is designed for those of you who can knit and purl and are ready for new challenges. In the first session you will select yarn and a pattern for your... 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 »

  • Toe Up Socks

    $55

    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 »

  • Trillium Mitts

    $60

    Designer and teacher Kirsten Kapur will get you started on stranded knitting in the round with these fun mitts. The mitts start with a Latvian braid and then their simple geometric pattern makes learning two-color knitting easier. Kirsten will have... 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

  • 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 »

  • Pick a Project

    $55

    Sick of knitting scarves? Done with wash clothes? This class is designed for those of you who can knit and purl and are ready for new challenges. In the first session you will select yarn and a pattern for your... learn more »

  • Toe Up Socks

    $55

    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 »

Spinning

  • 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 »

Weaving