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Classes + Events

  • Beginning Knitting II: Basic Hats for Everyone
    Thursday, October 18, 25, and November 1
    $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!

  • Beginning Crochet: Granny Square Blanket
    Sunday, October 21 + 28, 3-6PM
    $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.

  • Beginning Embroidery: Learn to Embroider Mini Sampler
    Tuesday, October 23, 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!

  • Knit Night: October 23rd
    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 October 23rd from 5-7pm... It's a free get together and all knitting levels are welcome!

  • Rug Hooking Workshop with Rose Pearlman
    Saturday, October 27, 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 Knitting I: Learn-to-Knit Scarf
    Wednesday, October 31, November 7 + 14, 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.

  • Weaving Within Reach Workshop with Anne Weil: Gentle Giant Twill Cowl
    Saturday, November 3, 12-3PM
    $75.00
    Anne Weil, author of Knitting Without Needles and creator of the blog Flax & Twine, joins us for this single session workshop where you will learn to create a dynamic and beautiful Gentle Giant Twill Woven Cowl! From crafting a makeshift cardboard loom to creating a woven twill pattern, Anne will instruct you on all the ins and outs of homestyle weaving. She will also be signing copies of her newest book, Weaving Within Reach, as well as demonstrating projects and techniques that students can easily replicate at home. Join us for this super fun three-hour session, learn new weaving techniques, and make a beautiful finished cowl to wear home!

  • Knit Night: November 6th
    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 November 6th from 5-7pm... It's a free get together and all knitting levels are welcome!

  • Beginning Machine Sewing: Easy Tote
    Saturday, November 10 + 17, 12-3PM
    $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 Tapestry Weaving
    Sunday, November 11, 12-3
    $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.

  • Rise + Knit: November 13
    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 Tuesday, November 13th from 9 to 11am PST at 2302 Barranca Parkway in Irvine, this is a free event and all knitting (and crochet!) levels are welcome!

  • Beginning Loom Weaving: Rigid Heddle
    Sunday, November 18, 12-3PM
    $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!

  • Knit Night: November 20th
    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 November 20th from 5-7pm... It's a free get together and all knitting levels are welcome!

  • Beginning Embroidery: Learn to Embroider Mini Sampler
    Monday, November 26, 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!

  • Knit Night: December 4th
    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 December 4th from 5-7pm... It's a free get together and all knitting levels are welcome!

  • UPCOMING - Beginning Machine Sewing: Kid's Skirt + Shorts
    $150.00
    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 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 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 - Beginning Loom Weaving I: Rigid Heddle Loom
    $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!

  • 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!

  • UPCOMING - Intermediate Knitting: Sweater Fundamentals
    $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! 

  • UPCOMING - Intermediate Knitting: Traveling Cable Hat
    $150.00
    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!

  • UPCOMING - Pom Pom Garland Workshop with Marisa Morrison
    $95.00
    Join pom pom expert, Marisa Morrison of The Neon Tea Party, for a super fun workshop creating Pom Pom Garlands with tassel accents! Students will use an array of colors hand-selected from the Purl Soho yarn collection, as well as the handy-dandy Loome Tool, to create a very satisfying and beautiful Garland. You will learn how to create patterned pom poms and layered tassels, 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 and tools you'll need to make more...all while having a lot of fun! NOTE: Our classes are designed for students age 14 and older, but children ages 10-13 are also welcome in the company of an adult. Please be sure to reserve a spot for both of you! And we're sorry, but we can not accommodate children under 10.