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

Downtown Yarns Class Schedule
September 2017 thru January 2018

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


Beginner Knitting
Learn the basics of knitting: knit, purl, cast on cast o , 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: September 19, 26, October 3, 10
Session II: October 24, November 7, 14, 21
Session III: December 5, 12, 19 (3-week class)
Sesssion IV: January 9, 16, 23, 30

Knitting Projects
Our most popular class! Pick your own project and make it with the teacher’s help. 4-week class. Cost: $100
Wednesdays, 7:00-9:00 pm
Session I: September 13, 27, Oct 18, 25
Session II: November 1, 8, 15, 22
Session III: December 6, 13, 20, January 3
Session IV: January 17, 24, 31, February 7

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
Mondays, 7:00-9:00 pm
Session I: September 18, 25

Crochet Projects
Pick your own project and make it with the teacher’s help. 4-week class. Cost: $100
Mondays, 7:00-9:00 pm
Session I: October 30, November 6, 13, 20

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
Class Schedule September 2017 thru January 2018
Session I: October 7, 14, 21
Session II: November 4, 11, 18
Session III: December 2, 9, 16
Session IV: January 6, 13, 20


Learn how to make your own yarn by spinning with a drop spindle. Discover dying techniques and explore di erent bers including wool, silk, and alpaca. Cost: $60
Thursdays, 7:00-9:00 pm
September 28, October 5

Experience the joy of using a spinnning wheel. Learn how to draft and ply in different ways. Deepen your understanding of fibers. Practice time will be made available. Cost: $125
Thursdays, 7:00-9:00 pm
October 19, 26, November 1, 9

Design the sweater you have always wanted. Learn how to meausre and use gauge for perfect fit. Then add details like collars and necklines for a sweater that is truly your own. Cost: $100
Thursdays, 7:00-9:00 pm
November 30, December 7, 14, 21

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 knowlege of knitting is a prerequisite for this class. Cost: $50
Mondays, 7:00-9:00 pm
December 4, 11

Using double-pointed needles, learn the magic of socks: cuffs, heel, gussets, instep and toe. Advanced beginner. Cost: $100
Thursdays, 7:00-9:00 pm
January 4, 11, 18, 25

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 22, 29

* 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