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Choose from Three Options
- $29 for a beginner knitting or crochet class for one (a $60 value)
- $55 for a beginner knitting or crochet class for two (a $120 value)
- $99 for a beginner knitting or crochet class for four (a $240 value)<p>
Classes run on Thursdays and Fridays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon. Students are supplied with yarn and proper needles in all classes.<p>
Owner Nancy Nagle stocks a colorful rainbow of knitting supplies in her bright and eccentric gallery, which has become a go-to outlet for the local knitting community. To meet the demand, she constantly stuffs her shelves with new styles of material, ranging from traditional yarns to luxury fibers—banana, recycled silk, and Wookiee fur—to carry-along yarns with sequins, flags, and lash. Nagle’s passion for fiber arts has introduced her to a community of artists who dye and spin some of her more than 20 brands of yarn. She uses the shop as a gallery to display the work of these local artists—including Philadelphia native John Stango—as well as share her own bold collection of woven work such as hats, shawls, and sweaters.
City Paper's A.D. Amorosi describes the two-floor Nangellini as a "doubly colorful" space as "bright and open as a bay window in Sag Harbor." Amorosi admires the gallery's art collection, and between the vibrant space's "faux-tin ceiling" and "matronly rugs," Nancy leads open and privately scheduled classes on knitting, crochet, and lace work. Classes cover all the basic techniques required for newcomers to begin creating their own woven pieces, such as scarves and felt toupees.
Very nice and cute store. Helpful and patient.Liz Y., Yelp, 1/10/11
90% of 31 customers recommend
“Beautiful place, gorgeous products, and a cozy, creative environment. They were very helpful, and kind. ”
“Really good experience.Will go back. ”
“Amazingly knowledgeable, great stock, great beginners class!”
Washington Square West
832 South St.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19147