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Knitting 1

at Lion Brand Yarn Studio - Flatiron
34 W 15th St, New York, New York 10003

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...

Tuesday Mar 7th, 12pm

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Knitting Workshop (Beginner)

at Argyle Yarn Shop - Windsor Terrace
288 Prospect Park West, Brooklyn, New York 11215

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....


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Friday Mar 3rd, 7pm

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Open Forum Knitting

at Argyle Yarn Shop - Windsor Terrace
288 Prospect Park West, Brooklyn, New York 11215

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...

Saturday Mar 4th, 10am

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Intro to Knitting

at Q.E.D. - Astoria
27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria, New York 11105

This 90-minute class covers what knitting looks like, some knitting terminology and how to create the stitches. You’ll learn how to cast on, make the knit and purl stitch, and cast off.  Knitting needles and enough yarn to take home for further practice will be provided, or you may bring your own.

Sunday Feb 26th, 12pm

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Open Beginner Knitting

at Brooklyn Craft Company - Greenpoint
165 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11222

Whether you're a total beginner or a long-lost knitter who needs a refresher or if you've been wanting to learn to get your knit on, this open, ongoing class series is for you! Join us for one session or as many as you need to feel confident in your skills. In this workshop, we'll cover basics of this simple, portable craft of turning string into...

Wednesday Mar 15th, 6:30pm


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Beginning Knitting

at School Products Yarn - Hell's Kitchen
13 E 37th Street, New York, New York 10016

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

Monday Mar 13th, 5:30pm

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Cable Knitting Basics

at Lion Brand Yarn Studio - Flatiron
34 W 15th St, New York, New York 10003

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...

Monday Mar 20th, 6pm


Intarsia Basics

at Lion Brand Yarn Studio - Flatiron
34 W 15th St, New York, New York 10003

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...

Sunday Mar 19th, 2pm


Cocktails + Creativity for 20s + 30s: Intro to Knitting

at Art Studios @ JCC in Manhattan - Upper West Side
334 Amsterdam Ave, New York, New York 10023

Embrace your creative side in this new series for 20s + 30s that combines art and libations in a social and welcoming environment.

Tuesday Apr 25th, 6:30pm


Friday Knitting

at Skill Mill NYC - Upper West Side
949 Amsterdam Ave, New York, New York 10025

Try your hand at knitting with our Everyone Can Knit class. We will start with the basics, and a fun project, and knit rib and purl from there. Class size limited to 6 to insure personal attention for each participant.   Beginners and advanced beginners welcome. Note: Buy/bring #11 needles and corresponding yarn

Friday Mar 3rd, 3pm

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Knitting for Novices

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Chelsea
227 W 27th St, New York, New York 10001

If you long to take SXW 200(Knitting for Pleasure) but do not knit or haven’t knitted in a long time, learn or reacquaint yourself with the basic hand-knit stitches, fabrics, and techniques in this knitting start-up program. Learn knit and purl combinations, how to measure and fit properly, Intarsia color knitting, basic cable stitches, seams, and...


6 sessions

Wednesday Mar 1st, 6pm


Machine Knitting 101

at Textile Arts Center - Gowanus
505 Carroll St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

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...


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Saturday Mar 25th, 11am

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Knitting 2

at Lion Brand Yarn Studio - Flatiron
34 W 15th St, New York, New York 10003

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...

Sunday Feb 26th, 11am

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Lace Knitting

at School Products Yarn - Midtown
13 E 37th street 6th Fl, New York, New York 10016

Lace Knitting (Intermediate Level) Session 1 - Knit a beginner lace project (sampler scarf).  Learn the basics – YOs, reading charts, etc. Make a simple Feather and Fan Scarf. Session 2 - Learn to make a beautiful lace shawl using more complicated decreases.


2 sessions

Thursday Apr 20th, 5:30pm

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Basic Steek

at Lion Brand Yarn Studio - Flatiron
34 W 15th St, New York, New York 10003

In this 2 part class we will learn how to add stitches for a steek to a pattern written for circular knitting, discuss various options for working the steek stitches, stabilize them for cutting and then cut the knitting open. Does the work "steek" strike fear into your heart? Does the idea of taking a pair of scissors to your knitted fabric make...


2 sessions

Tuesday Mar 21st, 6pm