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 »

  • Cactus Flower Shawl

    $75

    A lovely two-colored shawl to knit up for Spring. It speaks of rays of sun, gentle breezes of spring, blossoms forming, petals unfolding, and springtime desert song!  A semi-circle, Cactus Flower uses two colors of fingering weight yarn, 385 yards... 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 »

  • Edgy: Easiest Entrelac Ever!

    $40

    Have you been wanting to learn entrelac, or tried and been confused by triangles and different slants? “Edgy” takes full advantage of the intrinsic shape of the rectangles to create a zig zag edge, with no need to learn any... learn more »

  • Knitting Magic: Double Knit Headband

    $60

    We all know knitting is magic--now you can learn a new trick.  Double knitting creates a multicolored, reversible fabric and both sides are "the right side".  This class will introduce you to the basics of two color double knitting.  The... learn more »

  • Mitered Entrelac: All the Basics

    $75

    Laura Barker, of Cathedral Knits, is a local designer with an engineer's eye. Her exciting new technique, mitered entrelac takes two or more tiers of entrelac around corners, as seen in Laura’s new book, “Mitered Entrelac, Knitting Entrelac Around the... 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 »

  • 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 »

Projects

  • Cactus Flower Shawl

    $75

    A lovely two-colored shawl to knit up for Spring. It speaks of rays of sun, gentle breezes of spring, blossoms forming, petals unfolding, and springtime desert song!  A semi-circle, Cactus Flower uses two colors of fingering weight yarn, 385 yards... 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 »

  • Edgy: Easiest Entrelac Ever!

    $40

    Have you been wanting to learn entrelac, or tried and been confused by triangles and different slants? “Edgy” takes full advantage of the intrinsic shape of the rectangles to create a zig zag edge, with no need to learn any... 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 »

  • Knitting Magic: Double Knit Headband

    $60

    We all know knitting is magic--now you can learn a new trick.  Double knitting creates a multicolored, reversible fabric and both sides are "the right side".  This class will introduce you to the basics of two color double knitting.  The... learn more »

  • Mitered Entrelac: All the Basics

    $75

    Laura Barker, of Cathedral Knits, is a local designer with an engineer's eye. Her exciting new technique, mitered entrelac takes two or more tiers of entrelac around corners, as seen in Laura’s new book, “Mitered Entrelac, Knitting Entrelac Around the... 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 »

  • 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 and Dragonfly

    $50

    Two local fiber favorites come together to create beautiful yarn. The Yarn Spot is the flagship store for the local artisan dyer Dragonfly Fibers. Purchase a beautiful braid of roving before class, so you can work in the luscious color... learn more »

Weaving