• Knitting 102: Make a Market Bag!
  • Knitting 102: Make a Market Bag!
  • Knitting 102: Make a Market Bag!

Knitting 102: Make a Market Bag!



Interested in attending but no sessions available that fit your schedule? Please fill out this form and we will notify you when new sessions are added!

Please note: All class registrations are final; please view our Cancellation Policy and Covid-19 Policy for more information. By registering for this workshop, you are agreeing to abide by these policies. Thank you for supporting our small business!  

Skill level requirement: this is NOT a learn to knit class; you must have knit in the recent past, and be confident doing the knit stitch independently. See below for more info. If you're a total beginner, check out our Knitting 101 Workshop.

If you're a confident beginner knitter looking to step beyond scarves, or you just want to expand your "winter hobby" into more seasons, this workshop is for you! Kick your beginner knitting skills up a notch and learn to knit a bag! In this workshop, we'll work to make a super versatile tote, perfect for loading up with goodies at the farmers market, or anywhere! 


This is a two session workshop being held on:

Tuesday June 11th and Tuesday 18th, 6:30-8:30pm


Thursday August 8th and Thursday August 15th, 6:30-8:30pm

Students must be available to attend both sessions. There will be knitting homework to complete between sessions!


You will learn:

  • Yarn & needle information
  • The purl stitch
  • The yarn over technique
  • The double wrap knit stitch
  • How to follow a knitting pattern
  • How to join two knit pieces
  • All the skills needed to construct a market bag from start to finish


SKILL REQUIREMENTS: You must have basic knitting skills to attend this workshop, including: casting on and knitting. Our Knitting 101 workshop (or equivalent experience) is a prerequisite to this class-- register here.



Materials needed for class are available to be purchased at our shop in person or online as a local pick up order at a 10% student discount. Please note, within 24 hrs of registering for the workshop, you will receive the discount code for the materials needed. You will need: 


Class Details

Date & Time: select date above
Location: Brooklyn Craft Company, 165 Greenpoint Avenue (here’s where we’re located)
Cost: $75 includes 4 hours of instruction (two parts!). Yarn and knitting needles can be purchased during or before class; a 10% discount will be honored for all students.

All class registrations are final; please view our policy for more information.

Meet Your Instructor


Amelia is a maker, designer, and instructor with over 20 years experience. She works in the fashion industry as a knitwear designer and is the Creative Director and Founder of Studio Faden, a fiber art instruction company. Originally from the PNW, she now calls Brooklyn home where outside of crafting, she enjoys yoga and her two cats. Find out more at @studio_faden

Kristin Parker (she/her) is a queer fiber artist currently living on Lenape/Canarsee territory in now-called Brooklyn. Her work centers around interdependence, repair, and connection. Kristin has been knitting for over 25 years and is particularly passionate about knitting socks as well as stranded color work using local fiber. She teaches knitting all over the city in both class formats as well as one-on-ones. Her writing about knitting has been published in Hudson Valley Textile Project’s publication Common Threads. Kristin is also very involved in the Fibershed movement and is co-leading the expansion of the New York Fibershed with NY Textile Lab. Though knitting is Kristin’s main squeeze she also adores spinning her own yarn, visible mending, natural dyeing, sewing, and dabbling in many other crafts. She is also an organizer with SURJ NYC, focusing on Indigenous Solidarity work. Connect with her at @kpmadethings on instagram. 

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