Classes + Events

Classes + Events

  • UPCOMING - Beginning Machine Sewing: Kid's Skirt
    Learn to sew on a machine and follow a sewing pattern in a single day workshop! This beginner class for adults will teach you how to sew a simple child's skirt 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 should leave this class with a beautifully finished garment. We'll cover cutting, pressing, and sewing, and give you lots of great tips for success! The free pattern for this class comes in sizes 2-10. A fun day of wonderful learning, plus a midday break to explore neighborhood lunch spots... Please join us!

  • UPCOMING - Sashiko Workhop With Atsushi Futatsuya
    Join third generation Sashiko artist Atsushi Futatsuya in this very special day-long workshop that covers the breathtaking tradition of Sashiko embroidery. Immerse yourself in the rich history of this meditative art, learning the ins and outs of Sashiko with hands-on instruction from our honored guest, Atsushi. 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!). This full day of learning includes a break to explore our favorite lunch spots. Join us for a lovely day of stitching!

  • UPCOMING - Beginning Knitting I: Learn To Knit A Scarf
    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.

  • UPCOMING - Beginning Knitting II: Basic Hats for Everyone
    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 - Intermediate Knitting: Boot Socks
    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
    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!

  • UPCOMING - Intermediate Knitting: Sweater Fundamentals
    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! 

  • UPCOMING - Intermediate Knitting: Traveling Cable Hat
    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!