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Beginner Knitting Classes Coming up in 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.

$70
W.   Nov 16th, 6:30pm
All levels
(175)
Other Dates (2)

Topics 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 who already...

$45
Th.   Jul 28th, 6pm
Intermediate
(3)
Other Dates (3)
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Learn a craft that's fun, creative and portable! 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...

$50
W.   Aug 3rd, 6pm
Beginner
(181)
Other Dates (4)

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! Prerequisite classes:...

$60
Su.   Aug 28th, 2pm
Intermediate
(181)

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
W.   Jul 27th, 11am
Beginner
(2)
Other Dates (6)

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. Start...

$70
2 sessions
F.   Jul 29th, 7pm
Beginner
(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
Su.   Jul 31st, 11am
Intermediate
(181)
Other Dates (5)

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
Su.   Jul 31st, 11am
Intermediate
(181)
Other Dates (4)

This class will turn you into a knitter once and for all. In three two-hour sessions you’ll learn the basics of knitting. We can’t think of a better place to learn to knit than in our knitted-wallpaper classroom! Whether you’re a total beginner or you need a refresher you’ll learn the basics of knitting including: casting on knit stitch...

$145
3 sessions
No Upcoming Schedules
Beginner
(164)

Learn the basics of knitting with local textile artist, Celia Butler. If you’ve never knit before, this is a perfect introduction! In this workshop, you will learn how to cast on, the knit stitch, and bind off. At the end of the 3-class workshop, you will have a completed hat (flat knit and stitched together) and the know-how to make more! All Materials...

$120
3 sessions
No Upcoming Schedules
Beginner
(51)

Learn how to knit! We'll teach you everything you need to know to make a scarf or another basic project. Skills include: casting on, knitting, purling, binding off, a few pattern stitches, and problem-solving.  Materials: 1 skein worsted yarn (Malabrigo or Lamb's Pride), #7 or #8 US knitting needles, darning needle or crochet hook. The...

$140
3 sessions
No Upcoming Schedules
Beginner
(20)

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Whether you’re a total beginner or a long-lost knitter who needs a refresher–if you’ve been wanting to learn to get your knit on, this class is for you! In just three hours you’ll learn the basics of this simple, portable, ancient craft of turning string into fabric. With a pair of needles, some yarn and two stitches, you’ll be on your way...

$45
No Upcoming Schedules
Beginner
(164)

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
No Upcoming Schedules
Beginner
(181)

Learn to make an adorable "puppy" and gain the skills to make loads of other knitted toys! In session one you'll get started on the head and learn the shaping techniques you need to go home and make all the pieces. In session two you'll put it all together & learn finishing as well as the embroidery stitches for the face. In session one you'll...

$85
No Upcoming Schedules
Intermediate
(181)

In this introductory class, you will learn casting on, knit, purl, how to read a knitting chart. You will also learn all about increasing stitches, decreasing stitches, guage, tension and easy tricks to keep you knitting without getting all tangled up.  In Jesse's words: Knitting, crocheting and creating have been a favorite pastime since...

$50
No Upcoming Schedules
Beginner
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