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Beginner Knitting Classes Coming up in New York

Knitwear Design: Hand Knitting (Beginners)

Through in-class demonstrations and weekly home assignments, you’ll learn the basics, and complete a cowl and a hat. With this knowledge you’ll be able to follow thousands of existing patterns and maybe even design some of your own. Are materials included in the cost of the class? No Supply List: worsted or dk weight yarn (1 ball/skein of a...

$228
6 sessions
T.   Sep 20th, 7pm
Beginner
(104)
Basics of Knitting (Beginner and Intermediate)

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.

$70
W.   Oct 19th, 6:30pm
All levels
(187)
Other Dates (3)
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Next Step Beginner Knitting

Topics for this class vary and may include new casting on and casting off techniques, increasing and decreasing, stripes, beginner lace patterns, and designing basic hat patterns. Students may also bring in any project for general troubleshooting and guidance. Prerequisite: This class is for students who have taken our Beginner Class or for students...

$45
Th.   Sep 1st, 6pm
Intermediate
(3)
Other Dates (5)
Intarsia Basics

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...

$60
F.   Sep 9th, 12pm
Beginner
(188)
Knitting 1

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...

$50
Su.   Sep 11th, 11am
Beginner
(188)
Other Dates (11)
Introduction to Knitting in the Round

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! Important Things to Note:...

$60
M.   Sep 19th, 5pm
Intermediate
(188)
Other Dates (2)
Cable Knitting Basics

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...

$50
M.   Oct 10th, 12pm
Beginner
(188)
Other Dates (2)
Knitting 101: Infinity Scarf

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.

$120
2 sessions
Sa.   Sep 17th, 10am
Beginner
(15)
Other Dates (3)
Knitting Workshop (Beginner)

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. Start your own cowl , scarf or poncho while learning the basics of a fun, creative hobby. This class is for absolute...

$70
2 sessions
F.   Sep 9th, 7pm
Beginner
(3)
Beginning Knitting

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...

$75
3 sessions
M.   Sep 5th, 5:30pm
Beginner
(2)
Other Dates (13)
Double Pointed Needle Basics

With double pointed needles you can knit hats, socks, mittens, sleeves and more seamlessly. This is the oldest form of knitting, come see why it's endured for so long! In this one hour intro you will learn to cast on, join without twisting and knit in the round using a set of double pointed needles. Materials Yarn- worsted weight yarn will be provided. ...

$25
T.   Sep 6th, 7pm
Beginner
(188)

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Machine Knitting Basics

Have you ever wanted knit 20 times faster than you currently do without getting tennis elbow?? Then this may be the very class for you! In this 3 hour class I will guide you through the basics of how to set up and use the knitting machine! We will work through what all of the functions of the machine do so you can experiment with a variety of stitch...

$100
Th.   Oct 27th, 5pm
Beginner
(188)
Custom Gathered Skirt

Learn from start to finish how to make a custom fit gathered skirt in this class, from taking your measurements, making calculations, to sewing the skirt. Students will create a one-of-a-kind skirt to their fit and specifications, from shape to length and will also learn how to sew in an invisible zipper and add pockets (optional).  Pre-requisite:...

$160
4 sessions
W.   Sep 14th, 7pm
All levels
(20)
Knitting 3

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...

$50
M.   Sep 5th, 6pm
Intermediate
(188)
Other Dates (9)
Knitting 2

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...

$50
W.   Sep 7th, 6pm
Intermediate
(188)
Other Dates (11)
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