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Beginning Knitting for Kids (Grades 4-7)

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Location: Upper West Side, Manhattan
2274 Broadway
Btwn 81st & 82nd Streets
New York, New York 10024
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Class Information

  • Class Level: Beginner
  • Age Requirements: 10 - 13 years old
  • Average Class Size: 8

What you'll learn in this kids art class:

Learn the basics of casting on and the knit stitch and start a great new project. Scarf, hat, fingerless mitts, bag, laptop/ipad/ipod cover, blanket, headband and more.

Choose your own yarn at the store and your own project. Materials are not included. Try to come early to choose your project (yarn and needles). We have such a huge selection!

Note: Materials are not included and must be purchased at our store. No outside materials will be allowed in class. 

Please arrive at least 15 minutes early to pick out and purchase your materials. 

School Notes: Please note: Materials must be purchased at The Yarn Company before class. All materials will be available there for purchase, and you may contact them directly to find out about cost.

Refund & Cancellation Policy

We do not offer refunds, but we do offer date switches based on the following rules.

For Absolute Beginners Crochet or Knitting, if you contact us more than 72 hours prior to your class, you may transfer to another scheduled date of the class. If you contact us less than 72 hours before the class, we unfortunately cannot offer a refund or date switch.

For all other classes, we require 5 days notice for date switches, and we do not allow refunds.

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The Yarn Company
Upper West Side, Manhattan
2274 Broadway
Btwn 81st & 82nd Streets
New York, New York 10024

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School: The Yarn Company

From the lush walls of colorful yarns to the latest fabric design lines, The Yarn Company turns crafting into an art form. The new co-owners and siblings, Tavy and Assaf Ronen, who took over the legendary Upper West Side yarn store this Spring, have created a modern and clean gallery space brimming...

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Reviews of Classes at The Yarn Company

(48 Reviews)


Attended: Absolute Beginning Knitting

Rebecca T. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.


Attended: Parisian Knitting Salon

Clara D. gave this class 4 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.


Attended: Absolute Beginning Knitting

I enjoyed the class. The instructor was helpful. She tried to help each person in the class. I would have liked the class to be longer so i could learn more about knitting.


Attended: Parisian Knitting Salon

Anonymous gave this class 4 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.


Attended: Absolute Beginning Knitting

The instructor was very nice but didn't teach the basics well. Having never knitted before, I needed to know how to hold the needles, etc. She wasn't able to explain things effectively. I'd like to take another class but I'll look for a different location.


Attended: Absolute Beginning Knitting

Kelli d. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.


Attended: Absolute Beginning Knitting

Sara O. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.


Attended: Absolute Beginning Knitting

Kristina P. gave this class 4 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.


Attended: Absolute Beginning Knitting

Marisa G. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.


Attended: Absolute Beginning Knitting

Sonja F. gave this class 4 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.


Attended: Absolute Beginning Knitting

Kurt W. gave this class 4 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.


Attended: Beginning Needlepoint/Embroidery

Teacher was disorganized and did not have time to provide an overview for each student. Was not a good use of time and left feeling like I did not learn anything new. YouTube videos are more helpful than this class.


Attended: Beginning Needlepoint/Embroidery

Maria A. gave this class 3 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.


Attended: Beginning Needlepoint/Embroidery

There was no actual instruction.


Attended: Beginning Needlepoint/Embroidery

Celeste B. gave this class 4 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.


Attended: Absolute Beginning Crochet

Rachel F. gave this class 1 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.


Attended: Absolute Beginner: Knit a Fabulous, Artistic Gift!

Aaron V. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.


Attended: Absolute Beginner: Knit a Fabulous, Artistic Gift!

Great, patient instructor.


Attended: Absolute Beginner: Knit a Fabulous, Artistic Gift!

Jill F. gave this class 4 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.


Attended: Absolute Beginning Knitting

Raquel B. gave this class 3 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.


Attended: Absolute Beginning Knitting

Rosemary d. gave this class 4 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.


Attended: Absolute Beginning Knitting

Christina T. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.


Attended: Absolute Beginning Knitting

This was a great class. There were only three people in attendance, so it was easy to get hands on help. Jasmine was a fantastic teacher and I look forward to learning more! Note: as the description mentions, you are required to buy your own yarn and needles from the store (no outside materials). The thick yarn runs approx. $25 and the needles are around $15. Hope that is helpful for someone! Thanks again!


Attended: Absolute Beginning Knitting

Ronetta S. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.


Attended: Absolute Beginning Knitting

Anonymous gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.


Attended: Broomstick Crochet

Anonymous gave this class 4 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.


Attended: Absolute Beginning Knitting

Great class. Knowledgeable and friendly teacher. I learned exactly what I wanted


Attended: Absolute Beginning Knitting

Great beginner class-very patient instructor and I'm so excited that I know how to knit now!


Attended: Absolute Beginning Weaving (Private)

Hanna C. gave this class 3 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.


Attended: Absolute Beginning Knitting

Sandrina S. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.


Attended: Spinning Appetizer - Learn to Drop Spindle!

The class was great and the instructor was patient and so knowledgable. She also took the time to give a newbie lots of great resources to help me further with my new weaving obsession!


Attended: Absolute Beginner Needlepoint/Any Level Embroidery

Well thought out instruction. The shop has great space and light for needlework. Materials are reasonably priced, too.


Attended: Absolute Beginning Knitting

Very personalized and friendly. Thanks for a fun hour!


Attended: Absolute Beginning Crochet

Eunice Yee gave this class 3 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.


Attended: Absolute Beginning Knitting

I am truly an absolute beginner and didn't feel I received good advice when purchasing the required yarn and needles. The yarn kept splitting and the needles were too clunky for a beginner. And the instructor, while patient, could have provided a better introduction/overview before actually starting the actual knitting from the proper way to hold the needles to why the size of the needles matter.


Attended: Absolute Beginning Knitting

Eunice Yee gave this class 4 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.


Attended: Absolute Beginning Knitting

The person conducting the lesson was very good and patient with me. I liked her direction and friendliness. However, I assumed since it was called "a class" multiple beginners would be there when in actuality it was only me. This was good because I had complete attention and help but I was hoping to meet some other knitting beginners so I was a little disappointed. Overall I enjoyed my learning experience.


Attended: Spinning Appetizer - Learn to Drop Spindle!

Great class for an absolute beginner like myself.


Attended: Absolute Beginning Knitting

I was surprised supplies weren't included. Not that I minded, just no where on the website did it state that.


Attended: Absolute Beginning Knitting

Dina Patel gave this class 3 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.


Attended: Crochet Study Hall/Absolute Beginner Crochet

Gabi is a wonderful instructor. Teaching a complete beginner like me, she is encouraging, patient and explain things very clearly. I fell in love with crocheting right away and have signed up for subsequent classes with her.


Attended: Knitting Study Hall Class

I really enjoyed the class, the teacher was amazing and helpful. And because I was alone in the class, she taught me according to my level and to my interests. The shop is also great, I fall in love with it! Unfortunately I left the class and forgot to take some pictures!


Attended: Absolute Beginner: Knit a Fabulous, Artistic Gift!

Excellent class! Gretchen Kreutz was patient and sweet. I will definitely go back to this location for future classes. The facility is beautiful as well.


Attended: Crochet/3D Crochet/Tatting

Ms. Serigatto was a terrific, patient teacher. I feel that I got an excellent introduction to tatting, and I had a wonderful time!


Attended: Absolute Beginning Knitting

It felt like I was being given a private lesson. Well worth the price, teacher was patient and thorough. I highly recommend for beginners!


Attended: Absolute Beginner: Knit a Fabulous, Artistic Gift!

This course was terrific and fun. I finished my scarf on Sunday and wore it on Monday. The instructor was great...skilled and helpful.


Attended: Absolute Beginning Knitting

I really enjoyed my evening at the Knitting class. The teacher went out of her way to make sure we all understood the basics and even stayed after to help us out. I was very happy with the class and instructor!


Attended: Absolute Beginning Knitting

The class was very basic beginner knitting, which is just what I signed up for. The instruction was personal and thorough, and the instruction area was comfortable. I would definitely recommend this class for those interested in getting basic knitting skills!

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