Post and share your knitting questions. Here to help, drop stitches and so much more. You are never on your own, when in need of knitting help.
Knitting is for everyone, and without regard of ability, age or insecurities -- it is simply learning how you best knit. Not everyone knits the same. There are over 20 different knitting approaches around the world. Let's find your approach, and together, you, will knit your first project with a skilled instructor by your side.
All skill levels are welcome - knitting has no age limit, be open to learning - happy to teach you!
Are you new to knitting? Have you tried to knit, but thought you could not - everyone can knit - there are over 20 different methods or techniques of knitting. If you need help, have questions or just want to reach out to me - please do. I enjoy hearing from you... my days get busy, but it is always a pleasure to hear from you.
Please email me, at: firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule your class or to confirm you are attending class (class times and days are listed below).
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Knitting trip to Iceland
Thank you, for your wonderful emails, comments and reviews. Each of your comments and emails are appreciated dearly. Your feedback is important and essential in providing you the knitting and crochet classes best suited for your needs -- Knitting is a passion of giving and caring of others, as well as, self.
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Knitting101.org can use your help with the breast cancer knitting project, and the Wounded Warriors Project.
The Breast Cancer awareness knitting campaign benefits women who are in need boobalicious breast for breast cancer survivors. And, the Wounded Warrior Knitting Campaign, for our military service members or sweaters for amputees - join in a knitting campaign. We need your help!
For the Summer knit with cotton, bamboo, silk or any other lightweight yarn. - knitting is all year around, and join in on a sit and knit, even during the summer months.
Christmas is not too far away... sign up for a bundle class. Be Knitterrific and get those needles Up!!
Interactive scheduling calendar will be available soon. For the moment, please email me to schedule your classes. Wishing for you, a knitterrific day!
Irish Hiking Scarf, Knitting 102 Project
Saturdays: 10am to 1pm
Address: On the corner of 17th and Pennsylvania Avenue NW, at the STARBUCKS, across from 1701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001 (Knitting101.org has been at this location since, 2011)
Text, call or email to confirm you seat in class.
Metro Staton nearby: Two and Three blocks away from Farragut North (Red Line), and Farragut West (Orange, Blue and Orange Lines. And, next to the GWU Campus and the World Bank
Thursdays: 4:30pm and 6pm classes
Address: 403 - 7th Street SE, Washington, DC 20003 (Eastern Market)
At the Southeast Neighborhood Library
After-school Knitting for Kids and Adults, at 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Adult Knitting classes, at 6:00 - 7:30pm
Metro Station nearby: Across the Street from the Eastern Market metro station
16 knitting classes (bundle package) Includes Unlimited Sit and Knit
If you can dream it, you can knit it. Let Knit Happen!!
You will learn basic and advance knitting skills -- you will learn to know gloves, mittens, two hats and a vest - or, bring your idea, and the class will be designed to cater to your interests and needs.
There are several sit and knit classes throughout each week, evenings and weekends - Begin with Knitting 101 and 102. Or, if you already knit regardless of your level, let's build onto your skillset and unleash your inner knitter!
During sit and knit, ask questions while knitting your projects, and this includes pattern reading for each and every project. You are never alone, after class you can call, text or email me your questions, and personalize videos are created just for you for reach of your knitting needs, with step by step how to(s) if you need. Refreshers of knitting 101 and 102 are always provided, as well as building upon your knitting skills.
Bring your ideas, questions and a desire to knit - I will help you in achieving our knitting goals.
Whether you are a beginner or you always wanted to learn how to knit an are not certain where to begin - let's get you knitting towards your goals,
Let's knit and have fun!!
Learn to knit (Adult or Child):
Garter Stitch Scarf
Irish Hiking Scarf (Or, Baby Blanket)
Christmas Stockings, plus more holiday knitting
and so much more... You are limited only by your imagination.
Two Refresher Knitting Classes
Meet new knitters, come with friends and learn to knit or improve upon your knitting skill. All levels of knitters welcome.
Bring your questions meet like minder knitters, and crocheters are welcome. Yarn and needles will be provided for the event - if you have a project, please bring - I am looking forward to meeting you and answering your knitting and crafting questions.
Sweater Knitting Class (4 classes)
Learn to Knit any sweater, Faire isle, Raglan, Aran, Fisherman, Colorwork and any other sweater you can imagine. (4 classes) Semi Private and Private Lessons available.
Private Knitting Class, 2 hours
Bring your knitting questions, improving on your knitting or crochet ability with an knitting instructor with over 40 years as an experienced knitter.
I teach both left and right handed knitting, as well as bring a knowledge of the various knitting techniques found around the globe, I am a people person, and an Internationalist, a native Washingtonian who has had the pleasure of working and living internationally for nearly 20 years - and, in doing so I have learned the local knitting approach to knitting in each country I have experienced. I am passionate about knitting and sharing in the joy of knitting, am non-judgemental, easy goal - my goal is to ensure you are comfortable as a knitter and reach your goals. Knitting should never be stressful, it should be fun, relaxing, allowing for you to decompress after or during a long stressful day and give you joy.
Knitting is sharing, and sharing is joy.
Toe-up Socks, 2 classes
These are fantastic socks for notoriously calculating and mischieves toes that make holes in socks in an attempt to escape for fresh air... Toe up socks, do not have seams. I made these socks for my son who found the most creative ways to put holes in store-bought socks. To-date, none of my son's hand-made socks, have had run away toes. Thus, no holes...
4 Classes in 4 weeks
Join an eclectic, fun, global thinking, social and diverse set of knitters of all knitting abilities, from very new to knitting to advance knitters. As we come together weekly to share in knitting.
Bring your knitting questions, socialize with knitters just like yourself. This is not an actual class, but rather a comfortable place to come share in your knitting, ask questions while you knit projects. Sit and Knit is a venue for solving the stitched stitched, the bundles of knitting havoc, and helping you get back on track with you knitting. Also, as a new knitter sit and knit sessions allow an ease in asking questions in an effort to give you reassurance, we all get off track, loose a stitch here and there and this class can aid in showing how you got there, correct the issues, show you how to correct your foibles with confidence and eventual knit with ease. Have fun while improving your knitting or crochet skills, share in conversation while getting to know like minded knitters. While being lead by an experienced knitter who possesses 40 years of knitting.
I teach both left and right handed knitting, as well as bring a knowledge of the vast approached found around the glob, International Knitting, while thinking locally as a native Washingtonian who has had the pleasure of working and living internationally for nearly 20 years - and, in doing so I have learned the local knitting approach to knitting in each country I have experienced.
Come share with us your knitting, and enjoy sharing your knitting with others.
Knitting 101 Supply, Starter Kit
Knitting 101 Start Kit:
Knitting Needles: 1 pair of size 8US wooden or Bamboo.
Yarn: 1 Ball/ Skein or Worsted Weight Yarn
Introductory series of knitting classes - Knitting 101, 102 and Sit and Knit (or, Refresher Knitting Class)
Yarn and knitting needles can be provided in class for this introductory knitting class.
Although, if you wish to begin knitting the first project of many, please purchase yarn and knitting needles, supply list is below:
one pair of size 8 US knitting needles (preferably wood or bamboo) short needles 9", if possible.
2-4 skeins of worst weight yarn, a color you love and enjoy.
My recommended yarn shop, is Looped yarn: two blocks north of DuPont Circle, at 1732 Connecticut Avenue NW, second floor.
Have a knitterrific day!
Southeast Library Classes: Adults and Children, Parents, Grandparents and Caregivers join us along with your school age children, bring your curiosity. Bring your yarn and knitting needles and crochet hooks, or use what is provided in class. Plus, you can check out your yarn and knitting needles with your Library card.
After School Knitting!!! And, NEW, Adult Knitting Classes!!!
Dolls, Toys, Bears and more!
And, if you are visiting the DC area for work or pleasure, consider dropping in on a knitting class (we meet at the Starbucks, across from 1701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Wash. DC) It was lovely meeting the most recent drop in knitters from Finland, Chicago and London...
Project of the Month
Faire Isle Knitting Class
My favorite yarn place aka LYS: Looped Yarn Works, at: 1732 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 2nd floor - it is a menagerie of colors, with friendly and helpful staff. Looped Yarn is My Knit Haven!!
Regardless of your knitting skill level join Sit and Knit, Meet other knitters of varying skills levels, from beginners wanting to learn, to experiences knitters, and every knitting and crochet level in between.
See you in class soon! If you have questions, please contact me. I am here to help you be the knitter you have always wanted to be!