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

Downtown Yarns Class Schedule
January thru July 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 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: February 13, 20, 27, March 6
Session II: March 20, 27, April 3, 10
Session III: April 24, May 1, 8, 15
Sesssion IV: May 29, June 5, 12, 19
Sesssion V: July 10, 17, 24, 31

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: February 21, 28, March 7, 14
Session II: March 28, April 4, 11, 18
Session III: May 2, 9, 16, 23
Session IV: June 6, 13, 20, 27
Session V: July 11, 18, 25 (3-week class) $75

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
Thursdays, 7:00-9:00 pm
Session I: February 15, 22
Session II: May 17, 24

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: March 8, 15, 22, 29
Session II: June 7, 14, 21, 28

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: February 3, 10, 17
Session II: March 3, 10, 17
Session III: March 31, April 7, 14
Session IV: April 28, May 5, 12
Session V: May 26, June 2, 9
Session VI: June 23, 30, July 7


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

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
7:00-9:00 pm
Session I: Mondays, Feb 12, 26
Session II: Thursdays, July 5, 12

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: $60
Mondays, 7:00-9:00 pm
March 12 , 19

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
Mondays, 7:00-9:00 pm
April 2, 9, 16, 23

Design the sweater you have always wanted. Learn how to measure 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
April 12, 19, 26, May 3

Learn to make objects using wool roving—make beads, toys, and embel- lish clothing. No prior experience required.
Cost: $50
Mondays, 7:00–9:00 pm,
May 7, 14

Learn the delicate art of lace knitting. Crack the code of reading charts and symbols, and make a beautiful lace scarf!
Cost: $50
Mondays, 7:00-9:00 pm
June 4, 11

Using double-pointed needles, learn the magic of socks: cu s, heel, gus- sets, instep and toe. Advanced beginner.
Cost: $100
Mondays, 7:00-9:00 pm
June 25, July 9, 16, 23

* 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