Classes & Events


 Fall Classes 2015


Beginning Knit I
Want to learn to knit? This is where it all starts! Learn the basic stitches (knit & purl) and how to cast on and bind off. We will get you started knitting a simple scarf pattern. Sign up and find out how much fun knitting really is! 
Materials: Beginner Knit kits are available at the shop for just $17.95
Class Fee: $65.00   Instructor: Brigitte Biver
Class meets for 4 sessions.
Wednesday  Evenings  6:30 - 8:30pm

1.)  September   2, 9, 16, 23

2.)  October  7, 14, 21, 28

3.)  November   4, 11, 18, 25


Beyond the Basics
Okay, you're really hooked and need to come back for more!  This class is open to knitters of all skill levels. Learn a new technique on a project of your choice. Take your knitting to the next level with ongoing assistance from an instructor. This class can be taken again and again.
Class Fee: $65.00  Instructor: Brigitte Biver
**Please note dates below; some sessions do not meet for 4 consecutive weeks** 
Saturday Afternoon  1pm - 3pm
1.) September  5, 12, 19, 26
2.) October  3, 10, 17, 24
3.) November  7, 14, 21, 28
Monday Evening  6:30pm-8:30pm 
1.) August 31, September  14, 21, 28
2.) October  5, 12, 19, 26
3.) November  2, 9, 16, 23
Tuesday Morning 10:00am-12:00pm 
1.)  September 1, 8, 15, 22
2.)  October  6, 13, 20, 27
3.)  November 3, 10, 17, 24
Wednesday Morning  10:00am-12:00pm
1.) September 2, 9, 16, 23
2.) Ocober 7, 14, 21, 28
3.) November 4, 11, 18, 25
Private Tutoring
Learn to knit or crochet on your schedule !
Call us at 773-631-6208  to schedule an exclusive private lesson.  We have several resident teachers on hand, each with decades of knitting and crocheting experience to coach and support you no matter what your experience level. 
$25 per hour.
Quick Fix hours -
The stitch doctor is in!
Dropped a stitch?  Lost in a pattern?  Need a quick fix?
Stop by the shop for an informal consultation to help get you back on track.
Fridays and Saturdays  10am to 11am
First come - first solved!  $10 per consultation


Learn the basics of crochet like chains, single crochet, double crochet and learn how to read a pattern, or a new stitch. This class can be helpful to a beginner as well as the advanced crocheter.
Class meets for 4 sessions
Class Fee: $65.00 Instructor: Gladys Cruz

Wednesdays, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

October 14, 21, 28, & Nov. 3



Introduction to Entrelac

Learn to make an entrelac scarf in this 3-hour introductory session.  Entrelac is a technique that lets you create a woven look fabric. 

Class fee: $40.00

Instructor: Brigitte Biver



Sweet Tomato Heel Socks 

Well, Cat Bordhi has done it again! This is the easiest sock method ever! No more heel flaps or gussets.  Cat developed a short row method for the heel that closes gaps without holes or wraps.  This is a smooth curvaceous heel that is very easy to work and fit.  If you love to knit socks or always wanted to learn, this is the class for you.

Materials: Cat's Sweet Tomato Heel Socks, available from her website:  This is an ebook.  DPN's or circular knitting needles US 1 or 2.  In this class you can use double pointed needles, long circulars to do magic loop, or 2 24" circulars.  They choice is yours.  You will also need 100 g ball or skein of sock yarn. Note: yarn and needles must be purchased from us.

Class fee: $60.00

Instructor: Brigitte Biver

Tuesday evenings 6:30 - 8:30



Policy for all Knitting and Crochet Classes:

1) Pre-registration is required with a deposit to reserve space in all classes.
2) Due to the limited space, we need a full week’s notice if you need to cancel your space in a class in order to receive a refund before the start of a class.
3) Materials must be purchased from our shop prior to the day the class begins (unless prior arrangements have been made). Ask when you register what materials will be needed. A 10% discount is given.
4) No Make-up classes. Sorry, if you miss a class, you miss a class.
5) For Beyond the Basics classes, students are encouraged to sign up for the discounted 4-session package price.
Join us for Open Knit every Tuesday from 1 - 3, and every Thursday from 6 - 8