Downtown Yarns        45 Avenue A, New York City New York 10009        (212) 995-5991

Downtown Yarns Class Schedule
January 2017 thru July 2017

Please call or come in to sign up for classes.
45 Avenue A, NYC
212-995-5991

< CLASSES >

Beginner Knitting
Learn the basics of knitting: knit, purl, cast on, cast off, increase, decrease. A simple project, like a scarf, will be worked on.
4-week class. Cost: $100
Tuesdays, 7:00–9:00 pm
Session I: January 10, 17, 24, 31
Session II: February 7, 14, 21, 28
Session III: March 14, 21, 28, April 4
Session IV: April 18, 25, May 2, 9
Session V: May 23, 30, June 6, 13
Session VI: June 27, July 11, 18, 25

Knitting Projects
Our most popular class! Pick your own project and make it with the teacher’s help.
4-week class. Cost: $100
Thursdays, 7:00–9:00 pm
Session I: January 5, 12, 19, 26
Wednesdays, 7:00–9:00 pm
Session II: February 8, 15, 22, March 1
Session III: March 15, 22, 29, April 5
Session IV: April 19, 26, May 3, 10
Session V: May 24, 31, June 7, 14
Session VI: June 28, July 5, 12, 19

Beginner Crochet
Discover the simple basics of crochet, and learn to make granny squares—the foundation of many crochet projects.
2-week class. Cost: $50
Wednesdays, 7:00–9:00 pm
Session I: January 4,11 Thursdays, 7:00–9:00 pm
Session II: March 16, 23
Session III: May 11, 18

Crochet Projects
Pick your own project and make it with the teacher’s help.
4-week class. Cost: $100
Thursdays, 7:00–9:00 pm
Session I: February 9, 16, 23, March 2
Session II: June 1, 8, 15, 22

Kids’ Knitting Group
Come and learn the basics of knitting. Make scarves, hats, bracelets, and toys.
3-week class. Cost: $60
Saturdays, 10:00–11:30 am
Session I: January 7, 14, 21
Session II: February 4, 11, 18
Session III: March 4, 11, 18
Session IV: April 1, 8, 15
Session V: April 29, May 6, 13
Session VI: May 27, June 3, 10
Session VII: June 24, July 1,8

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MITTEN WORKSHOP
Keep your friends and family cozy with mittens. Learn a quick and easy project using double-pointed needles. Basic knowledge of knitting required.
Cost: $50
Mondays, 7:00–9:00 pm
January 2, 9

SOCK WORKSHOP
Using double-pointed needles, learn the magic of socks: cuffs, heel, gussets, instep & toe. Advanced beginner.
Cost: $100
Mondays, 7:00–9:00 pm
I: January 23, 30, February 6, 13
II: June 26, July 10, 17, 24

HATS FOR BEGINNERS
This class will explore the various ways of making a hat in the round. Use of circular and double-pointed needles will be discussed. When you know the basics, there’s no end to the hat styles you can make. Basic knowledge of knitting is a prerequisite for this class.
Cost: $50
Mondays, 7:00–9:00 pm
I: February 27, March 6
II: June 5, 12

LACE KNITTING WORKSHOP
Learn the delicate art of lace knitting. Crack the code of reading charts and symbols, and make a beautiful lace scarf!
Cost: $50
Thursdays, 7–9 pm
July 6, 13

NEEDLE FELTING WORKSHOP
Learn to make objects using wool roving—make beads, toys, and embellish clothing. No prior experience required.
Cost: $50
Mondays, 7:00–9:00 pm
March 20, 27

DROP SPINDLE WORKSHOP
Learn how to make your own yarn by spinning with a drop spindle. Discover dying techniques and explore different bers including wool, silk, and alpaca.
Cost: $60
Mondays, 7:00–9:00 pm
April 3, 17

SPINNING WHEEL WORKSHOP
Experience the joy of using a spinning wheel. Learn how to draft and ply in different ways. Deepen your understanding of bers. Practice time will be made available.
Cost: $125
Mondays, 7:00–9:00 pm
May 1, 8, 15, 22

SWEATER DESIGN WORKSHOP
Design the sweater you have always wanted. Learn how to measure and use gauge for perfect t. Then add details like collars, and necklines for a sweater that is truly your own.
Cost: $100
Thursdays, 7:00–9:00 pm
April 6, 13, 20, 27

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* Prices do not include materials.

Classes are held in the store.

Maximum of seven students per class.

25% deposit is required at registration.

Cancellation policy: Full refund of deposit will be given for cancellations made up to two weeks prior to the first day of scheduled class. After this time, refunds will be given only if the spot can be filled by another student. Please be considerate.

Store hours:
Monday–Saturday 12–7 pm
Sunday 12–6 pm