Classes & Events
- We offer a variety of classes and events sure to inspire and excite every fiber art enthusiast.
- Join our community and sign up today!
February 14, 2019
Celebrate your friends the day before Valentine's Day. Show each other that you love one another, that you have a support system with or without a romantic partner. Love can come in many forms. Fill your heart with love and pass along the miracle of friends.
Gifts abound in the shop in honor of this fantabulous holiday! Check out celebration of color Stupid Cupid yarn from local dyer Oink Pigments. Sport Mr. Heartthrob, a pin perfect to...more
February 15, 2019 5:30pm - 9:30pm
It's a SyFy movie celebration! We'll be screening two phenomenal classics: Lavalantula and Sharktopus. I promise this time they're already all cued up.
All non-crafters are welcome and encouraged to attend but if you happen to knit, crochet, sew, spin, macrame, or craft in general, make sure to bring it along so you can work on your project while we watch!
You are welcome to bring snacks, refreshments, and food...more
February 16, 2019 9am - 12:30pm
Here is an awesome shawl to start off the new year! Knitting the popular Butterfly/Papillon shawl will keep you smiling as your yarn colors reveal the wings of a butterfly. In this class you will learn to read and understand the pattern and how to successfully knit the butterfly technique with short rows and two different yarns. Stop in the shop to choose your colors and see the shop’s sample....more
February 16, 2019 1pm - 5pm, March 9, 2019 1pm - 5pm
A large symmetrical triangle shawl with stripes of color and geometric pattern knit using a combination of garter stitch medallions and two-color brioche zig zags. You will learn Brioche-increases, decreases and switching from lace to Brioche. You'll also learn about life lines and how to fix mistakes.
- Skill Requirements:
- Must know how to do a basic Brioche knit and...
March 2, 2019 2pm - 4pm
Students will be introduced to common crochet tools and their uses as well as basic pattern reading. They will learn the starter chain, single crochet, double crochet and half-double crochet. They will practice finishing techniques and how to develop consistent tension. Students will be shown tricks to avoid common errors and how to fix them.
- Worsted weight yarn in a light color
- US G...
March 22, 2019 - March 23, 2019
Welcome to the incomparable Grace Akhrem! Grace, a Los Angeles native, has always been artistic and crafty. Grace’s designs are inspired by color, yarn, texture and fashion. Grace’s main goal as a designer is to design pieces that she would like to wear herself and she thinks others would too. Grace focuses on construction and technique in all of her designs.
- Upcoming Classes:
March 22, 2019 10am - 7pm
Guest Instructor Grace Akhrem!
- Fri 3/22 10am-7pm
- This is a crash course in top ten techniques that will change your life as a knitter and take your projects from looking homemade to store-bought! Saddle up for some fun and learn from the master.
- Lunch is included.
- Ten Techniques
- Setting in a Sleeve
- Kitchener Stitch
- Blocking Lace
- Elastic Bind...
March 23, 2019 9am - 1pm
Guest Instructor Grace Akhrem!
- Sat 3/23 9am-1pm
- Together we will properly take foot measurements and learn how to check gauge in the round without knitting in the round. In class we will learn the formula to create any toe-up sock for any gauge yarn and any foot measurement. In class we will knit a little mini-sock.
- We'll learn the following techniques: Crochet provisional cast-on, short-row heel...
March 23, 2019 2pm - 5pm
Guest Instructor Grace Akhrem
- Sat 3/23 2pm-5pm
- Are you a continental knitter already and want to learn how to knit faster? This Russian Speed- Knitting technique could possibly be the fastest in the world. Learn how to minimize your motions and maximize your output.
- Please make sure you come to the class comfortable with the following techniques: Continental knitting, cast on, knit, purl, bind, off,...
March 23, 2019 5:30pm - 7pm
- Sat 3/23 5:30pm-7pm
In this class, we will knit the Preternatural Hat pattern. Have you ever wanted to learn how to work with larger blocks of color but have been too afraid of all the bobbins? We will dive into intarsia knitting without the intimidation of bobbins. Students should come to class with their yarn chosen and should have checked gauge before class. There will be no time to swatch or check gauge in class. Make sure...
Every Monday Night at 6pm
Want to get your week started right with some laughs and relaxation? Join the Super Awesome Monday Night Knittens Gang. We're super awesome and super fun! All fiber art enthusiasts are welcome and encouraged to stop by. Love you and see you there! We meet every Monday from 6pm-8:ishpm.
Photo courtesy of the amazing astoundingly phenomenal Kelly Kinoshita.more
May 18, 2019 9am - 6pm
We are so incredibly excited to announce that we are collaborating with Trendsetter Yarns to bring you an amazing experience! Join us as we travel by bus to Van Nuys where we will be given a private tour of Trendsetter’s 12,000 sq. ft. warehouse. Barry Klein himself will give a talk on garment design and fit with the ever present potential for one of our famous fashion shows! After the talk you will be let loose upon the...more
We meet the 4th Thursday of every month from 10am-12pm
The Knit Lit Book Club has been meeting since 2006. With our diverse reading list, we tend to have lively and interesting discussions. There’s only been a few times we have agreed 100% on whether we liked or disliked a book. It’s interesting and thought provoking when you find that others disagree or agree with you…. or how a character or theme relates to a life...more
The Help Desk is a drop-in workshop where you can bring a project of your choice and our instructor will be available to guide you, answer questions, and help you fix mistakes. You will join other students who are at different levels so you can learn from them as well. You never know where you will find inspiration!
- Every Friday 10am - 12pm
Knitting is a fun, relaxing, and social activity and it’s not as hard as you might think! During your private lessons our instructors start with the basics and guide you through your first project. Learn to knit, purl, cast-on, bind-off, increase, decrease, and much more!
Please feel free to call or email us to schedule an appointment....more
Need help with a project? Want to learn something new? We can create a class that is tailored specifically to your needs and skill level. Schedule one hour of private instruction with one of our friendly and knowledgeable instructors.
- Class Details:
- $25 for 1 hour of private instruction
- Each lesson is scheduled by appointment to assure that it is convenient both you and your...
NOTE: If there is a class that you would like to take or if it is offered when you are not available please let us know! We often get requests for specific classes, to re-offer a class, or to add a class at a different time or day. If there are enough people interested we will certainly accommodate you.
Class Policy: Class fees must be paid in advance to reserve your space. Class materials must be purchased at the shop. Teachers reserve the right to cancel a class with less than three sign-ups with at least 24 hours notice.
Cancellation Policy: We require at least 24 hours notice for the cancellation of a class or private lesson. We cannot refund, transfer, or provide store credit for class fees with less than 24 hours notice.