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Basics of Knitting (Beginner/Intermediate)

at Art Studios @ JCC in Manhattan - Upper West Side, New York

In three hours, learn the basics of knitting or brush up on old skills. Learn simple stitches to create a scarf, hat, baby blanket, and more.  Lee is a favorite neighborhood knitter, formerly at the GreenFlea Market at Columbus Avenue and 77th Street, whose cozy, opulent scarves are admired by all. Q&A Q: Is the school disability-friendly?...

Wednesday Nov 16th, 6:30pm

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Next Step Beginner Knitting

at Argyle Yarn Shop - Windsor Terrace, New York

This class is for students who have taken our Beginner class or for students who already have a grasp of the basics of knitting, purling, casting on and off and want to broaden their skills.  Topics vary and may include new casting on and casting off techniques, increasing and decreasing, stripes, beginner lace patterns, and designing basic hat...

Thursday Oct 27th, 6pm

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Knitting 1

at Lion Brand Yarn Studio - Flatiron, New York

In Knitting 1, students will learn how to cast on, knit and bind off. We’ll also practice reading a yarn label and a simple pattern, and demonstrate the horizontal seam. You’ll have plenty of time to practice your new skills so you’ll be ready to go home and make this cozy infinity cowl. Our “1, 2, 3” classes are designed to be self paced...

Sunday Oct 30th, 11am

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Intarsia Basics

at Lion Brand Yarn Studio - Flatiron, New York

Learn to master multiple color knitting, and working with bobbins and charts. You will learn tips and tricks to make this wonderful colorwork technique easier, and conquer the basics of intarsia at the same time!  Prerequisite Classes: Knitting 1 or skills listed below. Skills Required: Must have a solid understanding of...

Monday Nov 7th, 6pm


Cable Knitting Basics

at Lion Brand Yarn Studio - Flatiron, New York

Cables look impressive and are easier than you think! This workshop covers basics like how to use a cable needle, read a cable pattern or chart, how to make cables that twist to the left or the right, common cable terms and abbreviations. Skills Required: Knit, purl, cast on,bind off. Recognize the knit and purl stitch and be able to work them in...

Tuesday Nov 15th, 6pm


Introduction to Knitting in the Round

at Lion Brand Yarn Studio - Flatiron, New York

In this technique sampler class you will learn casting on and joining in the round on circular needles, double pointed needles and magic loop. In the round secrets revealed such as: how to convert a flat pattern to in the round and how to gauge swatch for an in the round project. You’ll be knitting in circles in no time! Are materials included...

Friday Nov 18th, 12pm


Knitting 101: Infinity Scarf

at Make Workshop - Gowanus, New York

This class covers all of the how-to-knit basics, namely casting on, knit, purl, binding off & finishing, while starting your first "real" project, a fashionable infinity scarf. Perfect for first-timers and those of you who need a refresher.


2 sessions

Friday Nov 11th, 7pm


Knitting Workshop (Beginner)

at Argyle Yarn Shop - Windsor Terrace, New York

This class is for absolute beginners or for those who are still learning the basics. No experience required. Learn knitting techniques for casting on, knitting, purling, binding off and more.  This special 2-session format allows time to practice between sessions then get some practical tips to increase your pleasure and quality of workmanship....


2 sessions

Friday Nov 11th, 7pm


Beginning Knitting

at School Products Yarn - Hell's Kitchen, New York

Learn to knit! Session 1:  Learn to cast on, knit, and bind off.  Make your first Garter Stitch Infinity scarf Session 2:  Learn to purl, increase, decrease and do ribbing. Session 3:  Learn circular knitting. Make your first hat in a round. Materials are not included in class fees. The list will be made...


3 sessions

Saturday Nov 5th, 2pm

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Sock Knitting

at Brooklyn Craft Company - Greenpoint, New York

Take your beginner knitting skills to the next level. Join this workshop to learn how to make socks. If you have basic knitting skills and are eager to start making socks, this workshop is for you. You will learn sock knitting from A to Z. After just one evening, you’ll leave with one mini-sock and the skills plus knowledge to make a multitude of...

Tuesday Oct 25th, 6:30pm


Knitwear Design: Crochet (Beginners)

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side, New York

Crocheting is a newer, faster alternative to knitting that produces a thick fabric that’s perfect for bags and other accessories. Learn the essential stitches used in thousands of crochet patterns and complete a bohemian fringe purse and fingerless gloves. Q&A Q: Can I make up a class if I miss one?  A: No, make-up classes are...


6 sessions

Tuesday Nov 15th, 7pm


Machine Knitting 101

at Textile Arts Center - Gowanus, New York

In this 12-hour class, students will learn the basics of machine knitting on their own individual Brother 864 standard gauge knitting machine. Students will learn the cast on and cast off processes, how to get a finished edge, how to increase and decrease, and garment finishing. Students will walk away with a finished project. Examples of projects...


4 sessions

Wednesday Nov 2nd, 6:30pm

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Knitting 2

at Lion Brand Yarn Studio - Flatiron, New York

In Knitting 2, students will learn the purl stitch and how to combine it with the knit to create the classic looks like stockinette and ribbing that we associate with knitwear. We will also introduce the mattress stitch to prepare students to seam the Knitting 2 Hat. Our “1, 2, 3” classes are designed to be self paced so you can move to the next...

Tuesday Nov 1st, 6pm

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Knitting 3

at Lion Brand Yarn Studio - Flatiron, New York

In Knitting 3 we cover shaping stitches - increases and decreases - plus using stitch holders and markers, and reading more complicated pattern instructions. Students will practice the steps they’ll need to know to make these warm mittens. Our “1, 2, 3” classes are designed to be self paced so you can move to the next step whenever you’re...

Sunday Nov 13th, 11am

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Get Your Knit On at Noorman's Kil

at Wool and the Gang - Williamsburg, New York

Unravel with friends and learn a new craft at a Wool and the Gang Knit Party! You’ll have on-hand knitting help from our Gang of knitters on the night PLUS you will also receive exclusive access to our video tutorials after the party, so we're there every step of the way to get you to the finish line :) We'll have a selection of Crazy Sexy Wool...

Tuesday Nov 22nd, 7pm

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