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Note:  There is a maximum of six students per class.  Spaces fill quickly.  Call to reserve your spot.

Private Lessons: $50 per hour

    By appointment only.

Beginner's Knitting: $95 for four two-hour classes

    Learn the basics of knitting including how to cast on, knit, purl, increase, decrease, and bind off.  Materials are included. Dates: April: 4 Tuesdays, 7-9pm.  4/4, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25 FULL.  4 Thursdays, 7-9pm.  4/6, 4/13, 4/20, & 4/27 FULLMay: 4 Wednesdays, 7-9pm. 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24.  4 Thursdays, 7-9pm. 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25.

A Spring Hat for YOUR Head!: $40 + materials for two two-hour classes

    You can't give this one away! Choose from a roll brim, ribbed brim or cabled patterned hats.  Knit up a custom hat with almost any yarn to fit your head (if you do want to make it for someone else, be sure to bring in measurements). Pattern included in cost. You need to know how to cast on, knit, purl, and decrease. Supplies needed include yarn, stitch markers, a tapestry needle and circular & double pointed knitting needles sized for your yarn Dates:  April: 2 Wednesdays, 7-9pm. 4/5 & 4/12.

Mother's Day Class: $40 + materials for two two-hour classes

    Knit up a heartfelt mothers day gift for your mom, your mother in law, a friend or any special woman in your life! choose from an alpaca mobeius in hand dyed yarn or a lace patterned scarf in mohair. Materials needed include yarn, needles and a tapestry needle for weaving in ends. Scheduled early enough so it should be done by Sunday May 14th. Dates:  April: 2 Wednesdays, 7-9pm. 4/19 & 4/26.

Baby Set: $30 + materials for two two-hour classes

    Knit up an adorable baby hat and booties set for that special little one. You need to know how to cast on, knit, increase, decrease, and bind off. Will pick up stitches as well but can learn that in class. Materials needed include yarn, needles, and a tapestry needle for sewing up seams. Dates: May: 2 Tuesdays, 7-9 PM 5/2 & 5/4. 

Minnowknits project: $45 + materials for three 90 minute classes

    Choose from seven different minnowknits projects knit with manos del Uruguay cotton yarns to make something special for a favorite baby or toddler. Pattern options include a dress, sweaters & a vest. depending on the pattern the sizing goes from 6 months to 6 years. You need to know how to cast on, knit, purl, increase, decrease and bind off. Supplies needed include yarn, knitting needles, a tape measurer, and a tapestry needle. You may also need stitch markers, stitch holders and a crochet hook. Dates: May: 3 Tuesdays, 7-8:30 PM 5/16, 5/23 & 5/30. 

Upcoming classes:

Socks: Learn how to knit socks on double pointed needles. The perfect project when on the go - small - portable and quick. Dates: to be determined

Crochet for knitters: You know how to knit but want to add a crochet flower or edging - then this is the class for you. Learn the basics to add the finishing touch. Dates: to be determined

Other classes offered...  Currently, these classes are not scheduled.

Children's Sweater: $45 + materials for three classes

    Have the basics?  Try a child's sweater! It's quicker than an adult's, but the technique remains the same.  Besides, it's really cute! 

Magic Loop Workshop: $25 for one two-hour class

    Learn the magic loop method for knitting in the round without using double pointed needles. With this method, you can knit anything no matter how large or small.  Bring yarn and a circular needle at least 36" long (can also be purchased at the shop). 

Wrist Warmers / Gauntlets: $40 + materials for two two-hour classes

    These are perfect for cool fall days. You must know how to cast on, knit, and bind off.  A pattern is included in the course fee.  Students will knit in the round on double pointed needles. 

Mittens: $40 + materials (pattern is included) for two two-hour classes

    Before the snow... a warm pair of mittens. These make a great holiday gift!  Pattern is included.  These can be made on double pointed or straight needles.  Student must be able to cast-on, knit, purl, increase and decrease. 

Learn Entrelac: $40 + materials for two classes

    This method is like magic!  Entrelac knitting: where the stitching changes direction and the result is a woven look all in one piece.  Students must be confident knitters. 

Stitch Sampler Scarf: $40 + materials for two two-hour classes

    This class is a wonderful follow-up to the beginner's class.  Explore various stitch techniques without taking on a large project.  Also, this is a great scarf to give as a gift or to keep for yourself for those cold winter months.  Students must be able to cast on, knit, and purl.

Felted Bag: $45 + materials for three two-hour classes

    This time you can intentionally shrink something in the washer!  Knit an over-sized bag and throw it in the washer to felt it. You must know how to knit, cast on, and bind off and increase and decrease. 

Crochet: A two-week course for beginners: $50 for two two-hour classes

    In this two week introduction, learn the basics of crochet from the chain stitch to treble crochet. Materials are included. 

Fruit Caps: $40 + materials for two two-hour classes

    Learn to knit up cute fruit hats, maybe a sweetpea or a strawberry,  for your favorite little boy or girl.  You need to know how to cast-on, knit, and decrease.  The cap is knit in the round and introduces fair isle color work. Pattern included in course fee. 

Stow-Away Shopping Bag: $40 + materials for two two-hour classes

    Knit a bag that can be folded up to use at those great Hoboken Street festivals.  Pattern is included with the price.  You need to know how to knit, yarn over, and decrease. 

Felted Teddy Bear: $45 + materials for three two-hour classes

    Knit and felt a teddy bear for a baby on the way or the big kid in you.  This pattern utilizes many different techniques like wrap and turn for shaping the nose, knit, increase, decrease, cast on and bind off. 

Legwarmers!: $40 + materials for two classes

    Knit for nostalgia.  Great for those 8 degree mornings!    Need to know how to knit, purl, and knit in the round.  You will learn the "magic loop!"

Miniature Stocking: $15 + materials for one ninety minute class

    Make a holiday gift or decoration.  Come learn how to make a mini stocking.  Project utilizes double pointed needles and can be an introduction into making socks.  It's also really cute!

Winter Hat: $20 + materials for one two-hour class

    Knit up a quick and easy hat out of one skein of Rowan Biggie Print.  It's a fun holiday gift for yourself or someone else.

Yarmulka: $15 + materials for one two hour class

    Crochet a yarmulka for hannukkah!

If you don't see what you are looking for, please let us know as suggestions are always welcomed!

 

 

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