GREENPOINT WORKSHOP: Knitting 101
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Whether you're a total beginner or a long-lost knitter who needs a refresher--if you've been wanting to learn to get your knit on, this workshop is for you!
We'll cover basics of this simple, portable craft of turning yarn into fabric. With a pair of needles, some yarn and a little basic know-how, you'll be on your way to knitting nirvana.
In this workshop, you'll learn:
- Yarn & needle information
- How to cast on and start
- The knit stitch
- How to bind off to finish any project
Date & Time: Select above
Location: Brooklyn Craft Company, 165 Greenpoint Avenue (here’s where we’re located)
Cost: $45 includes three hours of instruction. Yarn and knitting needles must be purchased during class; a 10% discount will be honored for all students the day of class.
All class registrations are final; please view our policy for more information.
Meet Your Instructor
Emily is a Queens-based sewist, fiber artist, and illustrator. She runs Pink Art Machine Studio, where she makes cute and colorful goods ranging from home decor to clothing. Find her on Instagram and TikTok @pinkartmachine.
Kristin (she/her) is a queer fiber artist whose work centers at the intersection of usefulness, beauty, and revolution. She finds inspiration in connecting with the local NY Fibershed, other fiber artists, native plants, and in righting our relationship to the land and people who stewarded this land that we now call New York. Kristin has been knitting for over 25 years. She is particularly passionate about knitting socks and stranded color work. She also loves visible mending, sewing, and dabbling in many other crafts. You can find her @kpmadethings on instagram.