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

Downtown Yarns Class Schedule
September thru January 2019

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 off, increase, decrease. A simple project, like a scarf, will be worked on.
4-week class. Cost: $120
Tuesdays, 7:00-9:00 pm
Session I: September 11, 18, 25, Oct 2
Session II: October 16, 23, 30, Nov 6
Session III: November 20, 27, Dec 4, Dec 11
Sesssion IV: January 8, 15, 22, 29

Knitting Projects
Our most popular class! Pick your own project and make it with the teacher’s help.
4-week class. Cost: $120
Wednesdays, 7:00-9:00 pm
Session I: September 5, 12 (2-week class) $60
Session II: October 3, 10, 17, 24
Session III: November 7, 14, 28, Dec 5
Session IV: December 19, 26, Jan 2, 9
Session V: January 30, Feb 6, 13, 20

Beginner Crochet
Discover the simple basics of crochet, and learn to make granny squares-the foundation of many crochet projects.
2-week class. Cost: $60
Thursdays, 7:00-9:00 pm
Session I: Sep 13, 20

Crochet Projects
Pick your own project and make it with the teacher’s help.
4-week class. Cost: $120
Thursdays, 7:00-9:00 pm
Session I: October 4, 11, 18, 25

Kids' Knitting Group
Come and learn the basics of knitting. Make scarves, hats, bracelets, and toys.
3-week class. Cost: $75
Saturdays, 10:00-11:30 am
Session I: September 15, 22, 29
Session II: October 13, 20, 27
Session III: November 10, 17, 24
Session IV: December 8, 15, 22
Session V: Jan 5, 12, 19


Learn how to make your own yarn by spinning with a drop spindle. Discover dyeing techniques and explore different fibers including wool, silk, and alpaca.
Cost: $75
Materials included.
Mondays, 7:00-9:00 pm
October 15, 22

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: $150 Materials included. Mondays, 7:00-9:00 pm
November 5, 12, 19, 26

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: $60
Thursdays, 7:00-9:00 pm
November 1, 8

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: $120
Thursdays, 7:00-9:00 pm
December 6, 13, 20, Jan 3
Using double-pointed needles, learn the magic of socks: cuffs, heel, gussets, instep and toe. Advanced beginner.
Cost: $120
Thursdays, 7:00-9:00 pm
January 17, 24, 31, Feb 7

* 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