Classes & Events

Learn to Knit! (for absolute beginners and those whose skills may be rusty).
In this two-session class, you will learn the foundations of all knitting. The first week will cover the cast on and the knit stitch. In the second week you will learn the purl stitch and to bind off. $50/2 sessions
Tuesdays, 3:00 – 4:30 Saturdays, 11:30 – 1:00

Learn to Crochet (for absolute beginners and those whose skills may be rusty).
In this two-session class you will learn the foundations of crochet – slip stitch, chain stitch, foundation chain, single crochet, double crochet, shell stitch and more.
$50/2 sessions
Tuesdays, 3:00 – 4:30 Saturdays, 11:30 – 1:00

The Knitting Workshop
This 10-week series is a knitting workshop designed to meet the knitter’s goals. Knitters can work on any project and receive assistance throughout the 10 weeks. Knitters will also learn new knitting techniques as well as share ideas and experiences within the group. It’s a wonderful setting to enhance your knitting skills! This workshop will be held every Tuesday  during the fall, come in on any 10 Tuesdays  that work for your schedule!
$100/ 10 week session
Tuesdays, 5:00 – 7:00

Drop Spindling!
Welcome to the mystery of making your own yarn! Learn how to spin and ply fiber into yarn. Not only is spinning fun, understanding yarn construction will improve your knitting and crocheting projects.
$50/ 2 sessions **materials fee
Saturdays, 10:00 – 11:30

Socks!
Isn’t it about time you learned to make socks? In this three-week class, you will learn to knit a sock from the cuff down, and walk away prepared to tackle almost any sock pattern out there. This class will be held every Saturday during the fall, come in on any 3 Saturdays that work for your schedule!
First sesson: foot measurement, cast on, join and begin the cuff. Homework: Knit 6″ cuff
Second session: Heel flap, turn the heel, gusset. Homework: knit the foot
Third Session: Kitchener the toe – et voilà!
$75/ 3 sessions
Saturdays, 3:00 – 4:30

Great American Aran Afghan 3rd Saturday of the month
Knit your way into a fabulous afghan! A different square every month, featuring a variety of stitches from basic cables to more challenging designs.  For advanced beginner to advanced knitters.
$75 / 3 sessions  *pre-ordering yarn is recommended

Holistic Knitting
Ricki is a certified massage therapist, yoga instructor as well as a spectacular knitter! Learn how to counter act repetitive stress injury through yoga poses, pressure point manipulation and self massage!
$25/ 1 session
Tuesday, 6:30 – 8:00 9/14, 10/12, 11/9
Friday, 11:00 – 12:30 9/16, 10/ 21, 11/18

Newfoundland Hat & Mittens
Want to add color & depth to your knitting? Learn a slipped stitch knitting technique and make this traditional design!
$25/ 1 session
Wednesday, 6:30 – 8:00 9/21, 10/19, 11/16

Frukttradgard Hat
It’s time to take your knitting to the next level!Learn to read a knitting chart and create this beautiful hat!
$25/ 1 session
Sunday, 1:00 – 2:30 9/25, 10/23, 11/27

Mosaic Scarf Class
Mosaic Knitting, sometimes known as slip stitch knitting, is a knitting method used to add color to patterns without carrying more than one strand of yarn at a time. Learn how and make this handsome scarf!
$25/ 1 session
Sunday, 1:00 – 2:30 10/2, 11/6, 12/4

Triangle Loop Cowl
Make this cozy cowl and learn this traditional knitting technique of stranded knitting!
$25/ 1 session
Sunday, 1:00 – 2:30 10/9, 11/13, 12/11

Private Lessons
One-on-one instruction is also available at $30/hour or $20/half hour. Perfect if you can’t attend one of our scheduled classes. By appointment only.

Make Your Own Classes
Sign up with several friends to create your own class. Bring refreshments and make it a party!

Events, Workshops & Knit Alongs!

Silk Hanky Workshop
Learn how to knit directly from a silk hanky – no spinning required! In this two part workshop you will learn how to draft from a lighter-than-air silk cocoon and simultaneously knit a gorgeous silk scarf!
$75/ 2 sessions *silk hanky included
Sunday, 9/18 & 9/25 10:00 – 12:00

Felted Clogs
Cozy slippers – what could be better?

Learn how to whip up a pair of these using short row technique for a fabulous fit!  Students will felt their project at home.
$50/ 2 sessions
Sunday, 2:00 – 3:30     9/25, 10/2, 10/9

Psychic Readings
John Altieri is a Long Island psychic who has been on Cablevision’s show ‘Beyond the Unexplained’. He has also done live radio shows and has stories and pictures published in Long Island’s Most Haunted Cemeteries. Among other things, John specializes in personal readings. Join us for an evening of knitting and insight! Feel free to bring any object of significance that may help in your reading.
$35/ reading
Fridays, beginning at 6:30 9/30, 10/28, 11/25, 12/30

Holiday Balls with Lars!
“Inspired by traditional Norwegian knitwear, these designs for holiday ornaments integrate the old with the new. ” Learn how to make these adorable decorations with Lars!
$50/ 2 sessions
Sundays, 1:00 – 2:30 12/4 & 12/11

Umaro KAL
“A luxuriously textured wool throw, worked in super-bulky yarn.” Have you seen this gorgeous pattern by Jared Flood? Do you already know how to knit cables & lace? Are you intimidated by the thought of putting them all together? Then this is the Knit Along for you!
Saturdays, 12:30 – 2:00 9/10, 9/24, 10/8, 10/22, 11/5, 11/19, 12/3, 12/17
This Knit Along is complimentary with your Village Knitter purchase of yarn for the project. If you choose to use yarn from your stash, the drop-in fee is $5.00 per session.

Sunshine Day Baby Blanket
Crochet this adorable baby blanket! If you know how to crochet, but haven’t yet made a granny square, don’t worry! And if you have never crocheted – one beginner lesson at 11:30 and you can join right in!
Saturdays, 12:30 – 2:00 9/17, 10/1, 10/15, 10/29, 11/12, 11/26, 12/10
This Knit Along is complimentary with your Village Knitter purchase of yarn for the project. If you choose to use yarn from your stash, the drop-in fee is $5.00 per session.

 

 

Students must register in advance for all classes except Knit Alongs. Students will receive a 10% discount on any purchases made during their class. **This discount does not apply to Knit Alongs. While it is not required to purchase supplies from The Village Knitter, it is certainly appreciated!

Please register as early as possible as classes fill up quickly and class size is limited (note: class requires 2 or more students to run). Payment is due upon registration. Students may cancel up to one week in advance for store credit. Full refunds are only given if the class is cancelled by the instructor.

Please be on time for your class, all sessions will start promptly at the time stated.

Thank you.