Filters

Skill Level

Duration

Age

Common Time & Date Filters

Days of the Week

Class Start Time

Class Start Date

Price

Neighborhoods

Discover Classes. Earn 10% Rewards.

Knitting Classes NYC

Upcoming schedule view

Discover the joy of knitting with a variety of textile classes in NYC. Learn essential techniques, unleash your creativity, and create beautiful knitted pieces that will keep you warm and stylish.

12 results

Knitting for Beginners

92nd Street Y @ 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, NY

Embark on a journey into the art of knitting, where simple stitches like knit and purl unlock a world of creative possibilities. Explore the foundational techniques of casting on, knitting, purling, and binding off, along with basic increases, decreases, and pattern reading. From crafting a stitch sampler scarf to designing a unique cell-phone pouch, discover the joy and versatility of creating handmade fabric with yarn and needles.

(1084) Beginner 18 and older
$310

7 sessions

Attend
+3100 pts
Gift it!

Knitting 103: Problem Solving, Fixing Your Mistakes, and Tips/Tricks in Knitting

Brooklyn Craft Company @ 165 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, NY

Enhance your knitting prowess with problem-solving skills and expert tips. From fixing dropped stitches to mastering gauge swatching, this intermediate-level workshop equips you with essential techniques to tackle common knitting mishaps and elevate your craft. Join us to unravel the mysteries of knitting and unleash your creativity with confidence!

(563) Intermediate 18 and older
$55
Attend
+550 pts
Gift it!

Knitting 102: Make a Market Bag

Brooklyn Craft Company @ 165 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, NY

Take your knitting skills to the next level! Elevate your craft as you learn to knit a versatile market bag, perfect for all your adventures. Join us and expand your knitting repertoire beyond scarves in this hands-on workshop designed for confident beginners and beyond.

(563) Intermediate 18 and older
$75

2 sessions

Attend
+750 pts
Gift it!
Discover Classes. Earn Rewards.

Knitting Classes Gift Card

Thousands of classes & experiences. No expiration. Gift an experience this holiday season and make it a memorable one. Lock in a price with the Inflation Buster Gift Card Price Adjuster™

Buy a Gift Card

Knitting 104: Sock Knitting

Brooklyn Craft Company @ 165 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, NY

Take your knitting skills to the next level by learning to knit socks in this advanced workshop. You'll master the magic loop technique, heel flap creation, stitch picking, and grafting with the Kitchner Stitch. Although you may not finish your sock during class, you'll cover the trickiest parts and be well-prepared to complete it on your own. This fast-paced class is perfect for confident knitters ready to tackle more complex projects.

(563) Advanced 18 and older
$95
Attend
+950 pts
Gift it!

Knitting 101

Brooklyn Craft Company @ 165 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, NY

Learn the basics of knitting and turn yarn into fabric at Brooklyn Craft Company. Whether you're a beginner or need a refresher, this workshop will teach you the essential skills to get started on your knitting journey.

(563) Beginner 18 and older
$45
Attend
+450 pts
Gift it!

Crochet 101: Chunky Cowl

Brooklyn Craft Company @ 165 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, NY

Learn the basics of crochet and turn string into fabric in just three hours. Join this class at Brooklyn Craft Company and create a warm, chunky cowl with a hook and some chunky yarn. No prior experience is needed!

(563) All levels 18 and older
$45
Attend
+450 pts
Gift it!

Upcycled Rag Rug

Brooklyn Craft Company @ 165 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, NY

Learn the art of transforming fabric scraps into stylish home decor in this beginner-friendly crochet workshop at Brooklyn Craft Company. No previous crochet experience is required as you'll discover basic crochet techniques and how to cut and join fabric strips. Experiment with color combinations and bring discarded clothing or sewing scraps for a personalized touch.

(563) All levels 18 and older
$45
Attend
+450 pts
Gift it!

Crochet Hexagon Motifs

Brooklyn Craft Company @ 165 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, NY

Come learn how to create modern, geometric crochet hexagon motifs! They're fun and easy to stitch, and finished hexies can be used as a launching pad to create tons of crochet projects.

(563) All levels 18 and older
$45
Attend
+450 pts
Gift it!

Knitting for Beginners

92nd Street Y

Embark on a journey into the world of knitting with our beginner-friendly workshop. Discover the beauty of knit and purl stitches as you learn essential techniques and create your own unique projects. From stitch samplers to personalized cell-phone pouches, explore the timeless art of knitting and unlock your creative potential.

(1084) Beginner 18 and older
$330

7 sessions

Attend
+3300 pts
Gift it!

Chunky Knit Blanket

Coastal Design Workshops LLC @ Live Virtual via Zoom

Learn the art of creating your own cozy and stylish blanket using a no-needles knitting process in this online class. With a DIY craft kit delivered to your door, you'll have all the materials you need to make a snuggly throw blanket. This workshop is perfect for beginners and will teach you everything you need to know to create the blanket of your dreams.

(4) All levels 13 and older
$85
Attend
+850 pts
Gift it!

Chunky Knit a Square Pillow

Coastal Design Workshops LLC @ Live Virtual via Zoom

Learn how to make your own cozy chunky knit pillow from the comfort of your own home! In this online class, you'll use jumbo-sized yarn and your own hands to create a trendy and super-soft pillow. With a DIY craft kit delivered straight to your door, this is the perfect activity for anyone looking for a fun and easy craft idea.

(4) All levels 13 and older
$67
Attend
+670 pts
Gift it!

Knitting Beyond Basics

92nd Street Y

Expand your knitting repertoire with advanced techniques and personalized guidance in this engaging online workshop. Discover shaping, intricate stitch patterns, and essential finishing methods, while integrating basic crochet skills to enrich your projects. Connect with a global community of enthusiasts and receive expert feedback to elevate your knitting journey with confidence and creativity.

(1084) All levels 18 and older
$330

7 sessions

Attend
+3300 pts
Gift it!
117 knitting classes that have ended
Add to your wish list to find out about new dates

Knit Jumpsuit: Pattern Included

The New York Sewing Center @ 246 W 38th St, New York, NY

Learn the secrets of sewing with knits and create a fashionable jumpsuit perfect for any occasion. This class at The New York Sewing Center teaches you how to work with stretchy fabrics and create a comfortable yet stylish one-piece garment. Say goodbye to zippers and buttons and hello to effortless chic!

(321) Beginner 10 and older
No upcoming schedules
$300
Gift it!

Weaving, Knitting, and Embroidery Paper Collage

92nd Street Y

Create new compositions by weaving images and different types of papers together. Knit with yarn and other found materials, then use thread, wire and string to embroider patterns and bind the materials.

(1084) All levels 18 and older
No upcoming schedules

Knitted Lace: Organic Design within Geometric Shapes

92nd Street Y @ 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, NY

Knitting in lace is an exploration of positive and negative space. Learn to make these various paired increases/decreases; knit specific stitch patterns designed to focus on lace; incorporate beads; attach a knitted edging to a non-bound-off edge; and learn the formulas for rectangular, circular and triangular shapes. SUPPLY LIST: YARN 2 skeins/balls of smooth (dk weight) yarn (1 each in contrasting light colors) NOTE: This quantity/type...

(1084) All levels 18 and older
No upcoming schedules
$250

2 sessions

Gift it!

Knitting Lessons (2-Hour Private)

The New York Sewing Center @ 246 W 38th St, New York, NY

Unleash your creativity and master the art of knitting. Learn to create beautiful handmade pieces in a serene and inspiring environment.

(321) All levels 10 and older
No upcoming schedules
$120
Gift it!

Hand Knitting (Intermediate/Advanced)

92nd Street Y @ 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, NY

Expand your knitting skills way beyond the basics! Focus is on learning techniques (shaping, advanced pattern reading, more intricate stitch patterns, finishing and assembling techniques, including very basic crochet). You are encouraged to bring in your own projects, and/or get suggestions from the instructor on what are the next possibilities in your fabric-making adventure. Supply List: 2 balls/skeins of worsted or dk weight yarn, smooth...

(1084) Intermediate 18 and older
No upcoming schedules
$242

6 sessions

Gift it!

1 Hour Knitting Lessons (Private)

The New York Sewing Center @ 246 W 38th St, New York, NY

We teach knitting, too! Just getting started? Or want a little extra help on a project that's giving you trouble? We can schedule a private lesson to help! We can teach in our studio, or as an in-home lesson and since a machine is not needed this can also be an outdoor activity! Group options are also available upon request. Supplies: Not included but we are located in the garment district and can guide you where to purchase prior to class! You'll...

(321) All levels 10 and older
No upcoming schedules

Knit a Hat

92nd Street Y @ 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, NY

Join designer Florence Spurling to learn the basics of knitting to create your own hat. Casting on and joining in the round will be explained and practiced, as well as using double-pointed needles to knit smaller circumferences. Tips on sizing for adults and children, as well as gauge will be explored to give you confidence on obtaining the desired fit. Students should know how to cast on, bind off, and do knit and purl stitches. Supply List: Please...

(1084) Beginner 18 and older
No upcoming schedules
$115
Gift it!

Knit a Cowl

92nd Street Y @ 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, NY

Discover how to knit in the round using circular needles to create your own cozy cowl. Casting on and joining in the round will be explained and practiced, as well as the differences between circular and flat knitting. The design and various constructions of a cowl will be explored, enabling students to customize existing patterns or design their own. Students should know how to cast on, bind off, and do knit and purl stitches. Supply List: Please...

(1084) All levels 18 and older
No upcoming schedules

No results found

Try removing some filters.

Reviews for Knitting Classes in NYC

Knitting Classes in NYC are rated 4.6 stars based on 1,972 verified reviews from actual CourseHorse.com purchasers.

  • Knitting 101

    Anonymous review on 4/9/2024
    It was excellent the teacher was great
  • Chunky Knit Blanket

    Anonymous review on 2/12/2024
    interesting, fun and Cara was patient and knowledgeable.
  • Knitting 101

    Reviewed by Sara S. on 5/8/2023
    This class was really nice. The instructor was hands-on and had really high energy. I didn't realize I had to buy materials, so just plan to purchase materials in addition to the cost of the class!
  • Knitting 101

    Reviewed by Katherine D. on 3/31/2023
    Exactly what I was looking for! A great class to learn knitting basics. The instructor was so helpful and patient. I’d definitely recommend it to anyone looking to learn how to knit, it’s much easier than trying to learn online.
  • Crochet 101: Chunky Cowl

    Reviewed by Kathleen G. on 3/26/2021
    This instructor is very thorough, pleasant and easy to understand, I have had two classes with her and feel confident with the crochet techniques.
  • Crochet 101: Chunky Cowl

    Reviewed by sarah b. on 3/7/2019
    Really fun class! The teacher was fantastic, and took time to work with each individual student to make sure everything was going smoothly. I walked in with minimal experience, and walked out feeling confident with crochet. Will definitely take future classes!
  • Knitting 101

    Anonymous review on 11/18/2018
    I had such a great time in their beginner knitting class. The teacher Amelia was encouraging and really patient with each and everyone of us. I would definitely recommend this class to anyone who wants to learn a new craft. I left the class with a new skill and eager to come back for more classes.
  • Knitting 101

    Reviewed by SAMANTHA H. on 4/4/2016
    Sarah was a great instructor, and Brooklym Craft Company seemed like a great space that hosts interesting classes- would definitely seek out both the instructor and the host again!

Discover the Best Knitting Classes in NYC

Are you interested in learning the art of knitting? This unique skill dates all the way back to the 5th century CE, with some knitted artifacts found in Egypt suggesting that knitting has been a popular way of making clothing for a long time. Knitting is a process wherein a series of loops of yarn are continuously interlinked or knotted together to create a finished product. Knitting is a unique craft because it is accessible to almost anyone, requiring very few supplies to get started. Additionally, the end result of knitting creates a finished product that is functional in some way, whether you wear it or use it around the house. This makes knitting a great way for people of all walks of life to pick up a new skill, and there are many different types of knitting that you can learn.

Why You Should Learn Knitting in NYC

Learning knitting in New York City can be an easy and fun way for you to lessen the stress in your everyday life, or it could simply allow you to do something with your hands when you need a distraction. Many people enjoy knitting because it allows them to make something tangible that they can keep for themselves or give away as a gift.

Knitting in NYC involves a large community of people who are all interested in the craft. Once you have picked up the basics of knitting, you may discover that you can make friends through your new hobby. You may want to consider researching local knitting clubs, groups, events, or organizations that will allow you to meet new people and continue to learn about knitting. In this way, you can use knitting as both a hobby and a way to be social.

Bear in mind that knitting in NYC does not just need to be a hobby. Knitting is a valuable skill that you could turn into a side hustle if you want to, with the ability to sell your creations online. New York City also has many in-person craft fairs that could allow you to earn some extra cash. Once you have mastered several types of knitting, you could start a part-time business repairing and mending clothing.

In-Person Knitting Classes & Schools in NYC

If you want to learn knitting in-person in New York City, CourseHorse has collected many different classes that are available to NYC residences. For example, at The Yarn Company on the Upper West Side, you can learn Absolute Beginning Knitting. This course teaches you the basics, such as how to cast, knit stitch, and bind off. You will learn how to make a chain link cowl or a basic chunky scarf. 

Basics of Knitting at Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, also on the Upper West Side, is another great option for an introduction to knitting. You will learn casting on, binding off, and simple stitches that can allow you to make a variety of projects with all supplies included.

Knitting 101 at the Brooklyn Craft Company in the Greenpoint neighborhood is good for both new knitters and those who might need a refresher course. It covers the basics of knitting and gives you the skills you need for continued learning.

Knitting Class: CloseKnit at Noble Maritime Collection on Staten Island is a class that teaches you how to knit, but also how to give back. This unique offering includes all supplies and you will learn how to make baby blankets, hats, scarves, and mittens for children who are less fortunate.

Knit a Striped Summer Top at Brooklyn Craft Company in Greenpoint is an awesome way for beginner knitters who are ready to move past scarves to learn something new. While the idea of making clothing might seem intimidating at first, you will learn to make a non-fussy sleeveless tank top or vest.

Another intermediate offering from Brooklyn Craft Company is Knit a Chunky Sweater. This three session class is perfect for confident beginners and intermediates alike. You will learn to make a simple sweater using chunky yarn, which means it knits up quickly.

Knitting Study Hall Class takes place at The Yarn Company’s location on the Upper West Side. In this class you can learn how to read a pattern, basic to advanced knitting skills, and finishing. A variety of other skills that are more advanced are also offered.

Get Your Knit On: Snood Operator is offered by Wool and the Gang in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn. This opportunity to learn a new craft involves hands-on help, along with video tutorials and a kit that contains all required materials.

Knitting 102: Make a Hat at Brooklyn Craft Company in Brooklyn’s Greenpoint will elevate your beginner knitting skills. This is a two-part workshop that teaches you how to make a hat that suits nearly everyone.

Beginner Knitting - Knit Cozy Wrist Warmers at NYC School of Creativity in Midtown is a fun and relaxing class. You will learn how to make a pair of wrist warmers while enjoying the company of other knitters.

Knit Baby Booties is an all levels class offered by Brooklyn Craft Company in their Greenpoint location. In this class you will learn to knit as you make a pair of fold-over baby booties, which make a wonderful gift for a parent-to-be.

If you are a beginner looking to make a gift for someone else, Absolute Beginner: Knit a Fabulous, Artistic Gift! at The Yarn Company on the Upper West Side is for you. You will learn to make a deceptively simple scarf with a main color and a hand-spun accent color.

Virtual Knitting Classes & Schools

If you are a beginner at knitting, taking an online knitting class is a good way to decide if knitting is a skill you would like to pursue, providing you are willing to purchase your own supplies. Generally speaking, if you take a virtual knitting class, supplies will not be provided for you, but the instructor will give you a list detailing what you need to buy. Online knitting classes still provide real-time feedback from your instructor, just like in an in-person setting, but you do not have to commute to take the class and you can learn from almost anywhere.

Thinking about trying an online knitting class? CourseHorse has lots of online knitting classes for you to choose from. For example, Knitting is a single session class offered via Zoom that allows you to make a scarf with no prior experience. This course will allow you to meet others who like knitting without leaving the comfort of your home. Color Knitting (Intarsia) is a beginner level class that will teach you how to work with multiple colors of yarn in a row. These two sessions will also teach you how to do picture knitting. And Stranded Knitting Master Class is a three session advanced class that will show you how to do stranded knitting, also called the Fair Isle technique. It teaches you how to do stranded knitting in the round and back and forth.

Private Group Knitting Classes in NYC

Thinking about scheduling a private group knitting class as a team-building event for your business, or a fun night out with friends? CourseHorse offers live knitting classes for private groups in NYC that you and your colleagues or friends can enjoy together. If you notice that there is not a private group knitting class listed publicly right now, CourseHorse can provide such a class for your group upon request. Simply reach out through the contact form on their website to learn about the options that are available to you.

As you are booking your next online group knitting activity with CourseHorse, you will notice a variety of benefits. For example, you have the ability to change your group size after booking if you need to make it smaller or larger. You will also receive a confirmation message of your booking within 24 hours, and there are no additional booking fees. CourseHorse supports multiple platforms, so your whole group can join in on the fun of a knitting class from just about anywhere.

  • Price Lock Guarantee

    Secure your booking now and we'll match any price drop within 48 hours across all booking platforms, ensuring you never miss out on savings!

  • Earn 10% Reward Points

    Maximize your savings with every purchase. Unlock rewards on every transaction, ensuring you get the most value out of your experience!

  • No Added Fees

    Enjoy hassle-free transactions without worrying about additional charges. With us, what you see is what you pay - no surprises!

  • Curated Courses

    Discover a curated selection of courses handpicked by experts in the field. Dive into quality content that suits your learning needs and interests!

CourseHorse Gift Cards

  • Creative & unique gift for any occasion
  • Thousands of classes & experiences
  • No expiration date
  • Instant e-delivery (or choose a date)
  • Add a personalized message
  • Lock in a price with the Inflation Buster Gift Card Price Adjuster™
Buy a Gift Card
gift card with the CourseHorse logo gift card with the CourseHorse logo
Loading...