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Basics of Knitting

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

In this introduction to knitting, students will learn the basics, from casting on to binding off, with simple stitches in between to create a scarf, hat, baby blanket, and more. All supplies included.

Thursday Jan 23rd, 6:30pm - 9pm

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

Beginning Knitting

at School Products Yarn - Murray Hill 13 E 37th St, 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...

Saturday Jan 25th, 12pm - 1:30pm

  (3 sessions)

3 sessions

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Beginners' Machine Knitting

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

Learn to produce garments with a hand-knit look through introductory machine knitting. Whether or not you own a machine, the basic techniques covered enable you to pursue knit production.  Attendees start by making a sweater at their own pace and advance to additional garments in SXW 230. Tuition includes $10 for supplied materials. Note:...

Saturday Feb 1st, 9:30am - 4:30pm

  (3 sessions)

3 sessions

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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. Start...

Friday Jan 24th, 7pm - 9pm

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

Kids Knitting Studio

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

In our knitting workshop young knitters will get the basics for their first project, or explore new techniques to build their knitting and fiber arts skills. Drop off kids in our sunny studio for 90 minutes. Classes must be scheduled in advance, but unused or missed classes can carry over to subsequent weeks if space is available. Introductory Knitting...

Saturday Feb 1st, 4pm - 5:30pm

  (10 sessions)

10 sessions

Machine Knitting 101 (Weekend Intensive)

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...

Saturday Feb 1st, 11am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

Knit a Cozy Headband

at CraftJam - SoHo 103 Sullivan St, New York, New York 10012

If you're tired of dealing with winter hat head (we love you beanies but thank u, next!), join us for a special beginner knitting class and whip up a toasty and - most importantly - hair-do friendly knit headband! Perfect to throw on if you’re going for a morning jog, or just running to the subway, you’ll learn a few knitting basics while creating...

Saturday Jan 18th, 3pm - 5:30pm


Arm Knit a Chunky Blanket

at CraftJam - SoHo 103 Sullivan St, New York, New York 10012

Discover how to make a stunning chunky blanket using just your arms plus yarn! Arm knitting is a great introduction to knitting and an easy technique to create bold accessories and one-of-a-kind gifts. No experience is necessary; beginners are welcome. In under two hours, a certified JamMaster will teach you everything you need to know, including:...

Saturday Feb 1st, 4pm - 7pm


Open Knitting and Crochet

at LMB Designs - Secaucus 800 Roosevelt Ave, Secaucus, New Jersey 07094

Do you want to learn how to knit or crochet or need help with a project? Join us in your yarn adventure and get expert advice from a Craft Yarn Council Certified teacher and designer. I’ll guide you on your journey to explore your creativity, help you learn new techniques and how to fix your own mistakes, and inspire you to create unique projects...

Saturday Jan 25th, 10:30am - 12:30pm

CraftJam Academy: Learn to Knit and Make a Beanie

at CraftJam - SoHo 103 Sullivan St, New York, New York 10012

Whether you are obsessed with beanies, or simply want to learn how to knit: our new Knitting CraftJam is a must! Learn basic stitches and make all the beanies you ever dreamed of. This knitting workshop is designed for absolute beginners, but also fun for not-so-newbies who want to have some fun and stitch with others. Through in-class demonstrations...

Monday Feb 3rd, 7pm - 9:30pm


Beginner Sewing: Zippers Made Easy

at Gotham Quilts - Midtown 40 W 37th St, New York, New York 10018

Learn different ways to install a zipper and make these simple zippered pouches with linings.   These bags are so cute and handy you'll definitely want to make more.  They also make great last-minute gifts! Skill Level: Beginner.   Prerequisite: Must know how to use a sewing machine. Cutting mats, sewing machines, neutral...

Saturday Feb 1st, 3pm - 6pm

Sew Stretchy Knits: Nora Top

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

Build your sewing skills! Join us for this one-day workshop and learn to sew stretchy knit fabrics. It will open up a world of possibilities for making your own stretchy garments, from t-shirts and leggings to tunics and dresses! You'll learn the basics of sewing knits, while also learning how to use a commercial pattern as you create a custom, comfy,...

Sunday Feb 16th, 12pm - 6pm

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Hand-Knitting for Beginners

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Knitting provides a world of fabric-making options. Using the simplicity, contrast and harmony of the knit and purl stiches, we learn the basics of this time-honored tradition: how to get the stitches onto and off of the needles, and what happens in between. Basic increasing, decreasing, texture and pattern reading. Quickly gain the skills to make...

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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, and work the knit stitch. We’ll also practice reading a yarn label and a simple pattern, and demonstrate how to bind off, and 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...

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Knitting 101

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–if you’ve been wanting to learn to get your knit on, this class is for you. In this workshop, you’ll learn the basics of this simple, portable, ancient craft of turning string into fabric. With a pair of needles, some yarn and a little basic know-how, you’ll be...

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