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Classes + Events

  • Pom Pom Garland Workshop with Marisa Morrison
    Sunday, January 27, 12-3PM
    $75.00
    Join pom pom expert, Marisa Morrison of The Neon Tea Party, for a super fun workshop creating Pom Pom Garlands using our Pom Pom Kit! Students will create a very satisfying and beautiful Garland using Pocket Posy and our Pom Pom Maker Set. You will learn how to create patterned pom poms and also how to string them all together. In the end, you'll have your very own Garland to take home, as well as the skills you'll need to make more...all while having a lot of fun!

  • Knit Night: January 29th
    Free
    Join us for Knit Night! Gather around our shop table with other local fiber lovers, and knit whatever's on your needles, chat about all things knitting, and get to know each other. Come to our shop at 459 Broome Street on January 29th from 5-7pm... It's a free get together and all knitting levels are welcome!

  • Beginning Loom Weaving: Rigid Heddle
    Saturday, February 2, 1-4PM
    $75.00
    This one-day workshop covers the ins and outs of using a rigid heddle loom. Through demonstrations, as well as hands-on practice, you will leave with an understanding of how to create a beautiful hand-woven textile and with the confidence to continue to explore the incredible art of weaving!

  • Beginning Knitting I: Learn-to-Knit Scarf
    Monday, February 4, 11, and 18, 5-7PM
    $150.00
    Go from novice to knitter in this 3-session class! Along the way, you will discover the fun and fascination of knitting, while creating your very own hand knit scarf.

  • Knit Night + Book Signing With Special Guest Chloe Benjamin: February 8th
    Free
    Author Chloe Benjamin joins us for a reading from her beloved new novel, The Immortalists. Bring your current project so you can knit, listen, and enjoy this evening of community and crafting! Also on hand, WORD Bookstore will bring along plenty of copies of the book for you to purchase and have signed. This event is free and open to the public... Please just let us know you’re coming by entering your email in the field above!

  • Beginning Machine Sewing: Kid's Skirt + Shorts
    Saturday, February 9, 10-4PM
    $150.00
    We're so excited to host former Purl Soho-designers Molly Schnick and Corinne Gill and their new Beginning Machine Sewing class! In just 6 hours you will learn all the steps of sewing a simple child's skirt or pair of shorts from start to finish, using Molly and Corinne's adorable Paper Bag Play Skirt Pattern from their company Fair Play Projects. Even if you've never sewn before, you will leave this class proud of your first finished garment and equipped to make many more! The pattern will be free for class participants, and it comes in sizes 2-10. A full day of wonderful learning from wonderful teachers, plus a midday break to explore neighborhood lunch spots... Please join us!

  • Rug Hooking Workshop with Rose Pearlman
    Sunday, February 10, 12-3PM
    $225.00
    Learn the fundamentals of punch-needle rug hooking with Rose Pearlman! Using her beautiful Object-Art Rug Hooking Kit, Rose walks you through this traditional technique in one three-hour class. You'll learn all the special skills and creative possibilities of punch-needle rug hooking, creating your own designs or using Rose's templates. Each student will receive one of Rose's Kits, which includes 6 beautifully hand dyed yarns, a wooden frame with pre-stretched monks cloth, a punch needle, optional templates for design inspiration, a complete set of illustrated instructions, and a silk screened cotton pouch for easy storage (all included in the price of the class!).

  • Knit Night: February 12th
    Free
    Join us for Knit Night! Gather around our shop table with other local fiber lovers, and knit whatever's on your needles, chat about all things knitting, and get to know each other. Come to our shop at 459 Broome Street on February 12th from 5-7pm... It's a free get together and all knitting levels are welcome!

  • California Knit Night: February 12
    Free
    If you're in the Irvine, California vicinity, join us at our warehouse for Knit Night! An evening get-together for local fiber lovers, come knit whatever's on your needles, chat about all things knitting, and get to know each other. On Tuesday, February 12th from 5 to 7pm PST at 2302 Barranca Parkway in Irvine, this is a free event and all knitting (and crochet!) levels are welcome!

  • Sashiko Workshop with Atsushi Futatsuya
    Saturday, February 16, 10-4PM
    $290.00
    We are thrilled to host third-generation Sashiko artist Atsushi Futatsuya for a very special workshop! He will expose you to the rich tradition of beautiful Sashiko embroidery, teaching the ins and outs of this meditative art with hands-on instruction. This workshop includes all the materials you'll need to complete an indigo printed pattern (which you can later turn into a tote bag, a pillow, a wall hanging, or whatever you like!). A full day of wonderful learning from a wonderful teacher, plus a midday break to explore neighborhood lunch spots... Please join us!

  • Sashiko Workshop with Atsushi Futatsuya
    Sunday, February 17, 10-4PM
    $290.00
    We are thrilled to host third-generation Sashiko artist Atsushi Futatsuya for a very special workshop! He will expose you to the rich tradition of beautiful Sashiko embroidery, teaching the ins and outs of this meditative art with hands-on instruction. This workshop includes all the materials you'll need to complete an indigo printed pattern (which you can later turn into a tote bag, a pillow, a wall hanging, or whatever you like!). A full day of wonderful learning from a wonderful teacher, plus a midday break to explore neighborhood lunch spots... Please join us!

  • Intermediate Knitting: Traveling Cable Hat
    Thursday, February 21 and 28, 5-7PM
    $100.00
    Although cables may look complicated, they're surprisingly easy... and very satisfying! Our Traveling Cable Hat presents the perfect opportunity to hone your cable skills. Learn everything you need to know to make your own in just two two-hour classes!

  • Knit Night: February 26th
    Free
    Join us for Knit Night! Gather around our shop table with other local fiber lovers, and knit whatever's on your needles, chat about all things knitting, and get to know each other. Come to our shop at 459 Broome Street on February 26th from 5-7pm... It's a free get together and all knitting levels are welcome!

  • Beginning Loom Weaving: Rigid Heddle
    Sunday, March 3, 1-4PM
    $75.00
    This one-day workshop covers the ins and outs of using a rigid heddle loom. Through demonstrations, as well as hands-on practice, you will leave with an understanding of how to create a beautiful hand-woven textile and with the confidence to continue to explore the incredible art of weaving!

  • Intermediate Knitting: Sweater Fundamentals
    Thursday, March 7 and 14, 5-7PM
    $100.00
    Learn what you need to know to knit a sweater! In this two-session class, we will discuss choosing a pattern, the yarn to go with it, and the right size to knit. You will learn about reading schematics, knitting and measuring a gauge swatch, blocking, and finishing. The first step will be choosing a sweater from a selection of Purl Soho Patterns and then purchasing the yarn to begin swatching. Each participant will knit a gauge swatch and will have the opportunity to ask all about fit, construction, and technique. In the end, you will have gained the confidence to knit an entire sweater and the skills to make one you actually want to wear! 

  • Rise + Knit: March 9
    Free
    If you're in the Irvine, California vicinity, join us at our new warehouse for Rise + Knit! A morning get-together for local fiber lovers, come knit whatever's on your needles, chat about all things knitting, and get to know each other. On Saturday, March 9th from 10am to 12pm PST at 2302 Barranca Parkway in Irvine, this is a free event and all knitting (and crochet!) levels are welcome!

  • Beginning Machine Sewing: Easy Tote
    Sunday, March 10 and 17, 1-4PM
    $150.00
    Beginning Machine Sewing unravels the mysteries of the sewing machine! In the process of making an impressively polished Easy Tote, students will acquaint themselves with the whole machine sewing process, from cutting fabric to backstitching, all in just two 3-hour classes!

  • Beginning Embroidery: Learn to Embroider Mini Sampler
    Friday, March 15, 5-7PM
    $95.00
    This beginner's hand embroidery workshop puts you on the path to stitching right away! Using our beautiful Mini Sampler Kit, we'll cover the basics of embroidery, including all the stitches used in our Leaf, Herringbone, and Criss Cross Patterns. Every student will receive a Mini Sampler Kit in the color of his or her choice, so just bring yourself... no supplies required!

  • Beginning Knitting I: Learn-to-Knit Scarf
    Saturday, March 16, 23 and 30, 4-6PM
    $150.00
    Go from novice to knitter in this 3-session class! Along the way, you will discover the fun and fascination of knitting, while creating your very own hand knit scarf.

  • Rise + Knit: April 6
    Free
    If you're in the Irvine, California vicinity, join us at our new warehouse for Rise + Knit! A morning get-together for local fiber lovers, come knit whatever's on your needles, chat about all things knitting, and get to know each other. On Saturday, April 6th from 10am to 12pm PST at 2302 Barranca Parkway in Irvine, come join us for this free event during the Los Angeles County Yarn Crawl! All knitting (and crochet!) levels are welcome!

  • Rug Hooking Workshop with Rose Pearlman
    Sunday, March 24, 12-3PM
    $225.00
    Learn the fundamentals of punch-needle rug hooking with Rose Pearlman! Using her beautiful Object-Art Rug Hooking Kit, Rose walks you through this traditional technique in one three-hour class. You'll learn all the special skills and creative possibilities of punch-needle rug hooking, creating your own designs or using Rose's templates. Each student will receive one of Rose's Kits, which includes 6 beautifully hand dyed yarns, a wooden frame with pre-stretched monks cloth, a punch needle, optional templates for design inspiration, a complete set of illustrated instructions, and a silk screened cotton pouch for easy storage (all included in the price of the class!).

  • Beginning Machine Sewing: Kid's Skirt + Shorts
    Saturday, April 6, 10-4PM
    $150.00
    We're so excited to host former Purl Soho-designers Molly Schnick and Corinne Gill and their new Beginning Machine Sewing class! In just 6 hours you will learn all the steps of sewing a simple child's skirt or pair of shorts from start to finish, using Molly and Corinne's adorable Paper Bag Play Skirt Pattern from their company Fair Play Projects. Even if you've never sewn before, you will leave this class proud of your first finished garment and equipped to make many more! The pattern will be free for class participants, and it comes in sizes 2-10. A full day of wonderful learning from wonderful teachers, plus a midday break to explore neighborhood lunch spots... Please join us!

  • Beginning Crochet: Granny Square Blanket
    Sunday, April 14 and 21, 1-4 PM
    $150.00
    Start your crochet journey with its most classic motif, the granny square! Mastering it puts the crochet basics under your belt and prepares you to make your very first granny square blanket! Go from novice to budding crochet enthusiast in these two 3-hour classes.

  • Pom Pom Garland Workshop with Marisa Morrison
    Saturday, April 27, 12-3PM
    $75.00
    Join pom pom expert, Marisa Morrison of The Neon Tea Party, for a super fun workshop creating Pom Pom Garlands using our Pom Pom Kit! Students will create a very satisfying and beautiful Garland using Pocket Posy and our Pom Pom Maker Set. You will learn how to create patterned pom poms and also how to string them all together. In the end, you'll have your very own Garland to take home, as well as the skills you'll need to make more...all while having a lot of fun!

  • UPCOMING - Denyse Schmidt's Free-Wheeling Single Girl Quilt Workshop
    $360.00
    Renowned quilt designer and great friend of Purl Soho, Denyse Schmidt is especially loved for her colorful and improvisational approach. Based on traditional designs, her quilts always have a distinctly modern look and a spirit of creativity and fun. Learn how she does it at this special hands-on day of sewing and learning. Denyse will share her techniques and methods while you improvise your own version of her Free-Wheeling Single Girl Quilt, her take on the traditional double wedding ring pattern. Learn to trust your intuition, build your creative confidence, and streamline your patchwork process!

  • UPCOMING - Beginning Knitting II: Basic Hats for Everyone
    $150.00
    Take your knitting skills to the next level and learn to knit in the round! The Basic Hats for Everyone Pattern is the kind of hat that you turn to again and again, year after year. It covers four hat styles: rolled brim, garter stitch brim, ribbed brim and ear flap; and is sized to fit just about everyone: babies, uncles, and grandmas. It is also basic enough for learning all the fundamentals of knitting in the round!

  • UPCOMING - Beginning Tapestry Weaving
    $75.00
    Simple, portable, affordable, and fun, weaving on a tapestry loom is a wonderful place to start your weaving journey! Students will leave this three-hour workshop with an understanding of how to create a beautiful hand-woven textile and with the confidence to continue to explore the fascinating art of tapestry weaving.

  • UPCOMING - Intermediate Knitting: Boot Socks
    $150.00
    Hand-knit socks are not only a wonderfully portable and fun project, they're also a serious delight to wear! Learn how to make these classic Boot Socks over the course of just three classes, and walk away with your very own pair!

  • UPCOMING - Knit Clinic
    $75.00
    In over your head on a Purl Soho project? Or just need some help getting started? Whatever the obstacle and whatever your skill level, bring in your project and enjoy the assistance of a teacher and the pleasure of knitting companions!