We want to hear from you! What are some things that you want to learn? Specific knitting or crochet techniques? Maybe a particular pattern you think would make a great Knit/Crochet-a-long? What designers do you like? 

Feel free to send us an email at closeknit@closeknityarns.com or stop in the store! 

Knitting Workshops

Saturdays with Becky

Saturdays, October 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30th
9:30 am – 11:00 am

Join Becky for a knitting workshop! Bring an old project that you’re stuck on, or start a new one that you need some support on.

The cost is $100 for the 5-week session.

Saturdays with Shaina

Saturday, October 9th
12:30pm – 2:00pm

Shaina Bilow will be teaching once a month workshops starting on Saturday, May 8th from 12:30 to 2:00. You must be completely vaccinated and wear a mask. We will try to hold the class outside; depending on the weather. 

The cost is $45. 

Fridays with Barb

Fridays, October 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29th

10:00 am – 11:30 am or 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Two class times available!

Join Barb for our Friday knitting workshops, with two convenient class times available. We Bring your current project or start a new one!

The cost is $100 for the 5-week session.

Winter Snowflake Hat Class

Wednesday October 6 and 13
1:00 pm – 2:30pm

Learn to knit a soft chunky hat for yourself or gift giving. Skills learned include joining to knit in the round and knitting a small circumference using the magic loop technique.

Supplies: 1 skein Lang Snowflake, circular needle US 10 and 11 16” and US 11 40”(for magic loop, stitch markers and tapestry needle. Pattern provided by Close Knit.

Cost is $45 for the two session class, plus yarn from Close Knit.

Quick and Bulky Mitten Class

Thursday, October 21 and 28
10:00am – 11:30am

Learn to knit thick, warm mittens using the magic loop method for small circumference knitting.

Supplies: 1 skein Malabrigo Rasta, US 10 and US 11 40” circular needles and a tapestry needle.

Pattern: Darn Knit Quick and Bulky Mittens by Aimee Pelletier Free on Ravelry.

Cost is $45 for the two session class, plus yarn from Close Knit.

Crochet Workshops

Crochet With Clayton

Wednesdays, October 6, 13, 20, and 27th
11:00 am – 12:30 pm

There is still time to sign up for our October crochet workshop with Clayton! Come learn how to crochet, bring along a project of your own, or if you’d like to start something new, this month we will be featuring a beautiful, easy, V-stitch scarf that’s very beginner friendly! Perfect whether you’re just starting, stuck on a pattern, or need a refresher!

Cost is $80 for the 4-week session.

Seating is limited so call or come in to save your spot!


  • All classes and lessons are PREPAID; pre-registration is required. You can register in person or by phone.
  • Please set your phone to silent during all classes; if you must make a call, please go outside of the shop.
  • Classes have a minimum of three students.

Private Lessons

Have you been wanting to learn to knit, need some brushing up, or perhaps would just like someone to come along side you through a more complex pattern? Call today to schedule a private lesson with one of our experienced instructors! Lessons are conducted safely, adhering to all Covid-19 safety precautions and regulations.

Private lessons are available at $45 for a one-hour lesson or $30 for a half-hour lesson.

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