Classes – Knitting

If you would like to register for a class, please reserve your spot by calling us at 206-706-4197 or emailing

Quick Start! Learn to Knit
One 2-hour session. Learn to cast on and do the knit stitch in this drop-in class. Bring or buy needles and yarn.

Cost: $25
Every Thursday, 6:00 to 8:00


Beginning Knitting
Three 2-hour sessions. Get started on your knitting career. Learn to cast on, knit and purl, and increase and decrease in this class for novice knitters. Bring or buy needles and yarn.

Cost: $75
Saturdays, September 30, October 7 & 14, 1:00 to 3:00
Saturdays, November 4, 11, & 18, 1:00 to 3:00


Continuing Knitting
Three 2-hour sessions. Take the next step in your knitting with the help of an instructor. This class is designed to get you moving forward and developing new skills. You choose your project and we will assist you along the way in a supportive group atmosphere.

Cost: $75
Flexible start dates – contact us to schedule


Learn to Knit for Kids (and Parents, Too)
One 1.5-hour session. Learn to knit and start an easy, fun project. Buy or bring supplies. Recommended for ages 8 and up.

Cost: $25 per person.
Saturday, October 14, 10:30 to 12
Saturday, November 4, 10:30 to 12
Saturday, December 2, 10:30 to 12


Market Bag
Two 2-hour sessions. Knit the Ilene Bag, a slouchy market bag with a wide, comfortable strap. A washable cotton or linen fiber will make the bag practical and easy to clean.

Cost: $60
Saturday, November 4 & 11, 3:30 to 5:30


Easy Basic Hat
Two 2-hour sessions. Learn the basics of knitting a hat, including knitting in the round on circular needles and double-points and your choice of edgings. This is a great class for novices who already know how to knit. Buy or bring supplies (list provided at registration).

Cost: $60
Saturdays, September 30 & October 7; 10:30 to 12:30
Saturdays, December 3 & 10, 10:30 to 12:30


Spotlight Sweater:

Three 2-hour sessions. Scared of sweaters? Want to take your knitting to the next level? Join us to make the Spotlight Sweater from Tin Can Knits.  This sweater, which comes in both kid and adult versions, is knit in the round from the bottom up, and includes some fun colorwork at the neckline.

Cost: $90
Saturdays, October 28, November 18, & December 9, 10:30 to 12:30


Sweater Finishing
One 2-hour session. Learn how to sew side seams, shoulders and set in sleeves. Bring a sweater to assemble.

Cost: $30
Saturday, December 2, 1:00 to 3:00


Thrummed Slippers
Two 2-hour sessions. Learn how to make these fluffy and warm slippers using yarn and roving/unspun wool. You’ll learn how to make thrums and incorporate them into your knitting.

Cost: $60
Sundays, November 12 & 19, 12:30 to 2:30


My First Socks
Three 2-hour sessions. Learn to knit in the round using traditional double-pointed needles, then turn the heel as you create your first sock. This is a great portable project — once you start, you’ll be hooked. Prerequisite: Must be able to knit and purl. Buy or bring supplies (list provided at registration).

Cost: $90
Saturdays, September 30, October 7 & 14, 3:30 to 5:30


Project Help

Get individual help with any knitting problem, or learn a new technique.

Cost: $10
Every Thursday, 6:00 to 8:00


CustomFit Sweater Demonstration
Are you dreaming of the perfect sweater? Join us to learn more about the this wonderful program which allows you to create a totally custom sweater designed just for your body and your gauge.

Cost: Demonstration is free, pattern and measuring services vary.
Sunday, September 24, 3 to 4:30
Sunday, October 29, 3 to 4:30
Sunday November 19, 3 to 4:30
Sunday, December 10, 3 to 4:30


Shine On KnitAlong:
Our fall knitalong kicks off Saturday September 23 from 4 to 6 pm. Join us as we cast on our projects. We’ll offer plenty of help plus refreshments and door prizes. If you can’t make the party, you’re welcome to knit along at your own pace and join us for other events.

Support session: Join us for socialization or to get help with your project. Saturday,October 28; 3:30 to 5:30

Finale Party: Bring your finished (or partly finished!) projects for show and tell. Enjoy refreshments and door prizes. Saturday, December 2 from 4:00 to 6:00.