Knitting can be a helpful hobby in the winter when you need a scarf for extra warmth or a sturdy needle to chip your way out of a frozen cabin. Prepare for chilly months with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $12 for a Learn to Knit or Crochet 101 class (a $25 value)
- $49 for a six-week Learn to Quilt class (a $100 value)<p>
During two 90-minute Learn to Knit classes, skilled instructors teach knitting basics including casting on, knitting, purling, and binding off stitches. Likewise, the two Crochet 101 classes teach students chain, single crochet, and double- and triple-crochet stitches.<p>
Over the course of six weeks, students learn how to use quilting tools, measuring, borders, backing, machine quilting, and binding, using their choice of fabric.<p>
Birds of a Feather
Owner Elizabeth Sheehe fills the aisles of Birds of a Feather, an authorized Pfaff and Elna dealer, with knitting, quilting, and textile art supplies, in addition to hosting an array of classes. During knitting classes, instructors impart basic stitches and techniques to refine yarn crafting or patch the space-time continuum. Quilting classes teach students basic concepts, how to make use of machine appliques, and how to convert vintage clothing into quilt squares. A rotating schedule of other classes net crafters finished projects such as knitted socks and felted totes. Groups of four or more can arrange clandestine after-hours knitting classes with a BYOB option and no additional fees.