For $28, today's side deal gets you a one-hour private knitting lesson (a $55 value) from the pros at Gotta Knit!. This one-on-one yarnjam includes all the materials and equipment you need for the lesson, or you can purchase special supplies in the store if you already have a project in mind.
Whether you've never knitted before or once knit a bridge across the Grand Canyon then forgot how to knit, Gotta Knit! will help spun Alpaca dreams come true. The friendly, wise staff can guide unsteady hands and untangle knots with ease. Once you've joined the clan of knitters, your life will open into a hidden underworld of fashionable bags and cute Danish-shaped hats. Mellow Saturday afternoons will be spent sitting in silent sunbeams beside a ball of indigo wool, and Saturday evenings will pass while knitting finishing lines and shifter cozies for illegal street races. An appointment at the soft and purly Murray Hill knitporium is required.
- Knitting isn’t just for grandmas and geriatrics anymore, and this colorful retail studio hybrid is proof. – Time Out New York
- I love their creativity and ability to make a novice knitter's work look like a professional's. – l0ve2knit2, Citysearch
- They offer beautiful yarns and one-on-one help, which I have never received from any other yarn store in Manhattan. – beronica, Citysearch
In 1987, Laura Eackloff, recent podiatry school graduate, took her first knitting class. In 1998, she sold her podiatry practice and opened Gotta Knit!, a knitting center in which she teaches classes along with her partner, Goldie Axelrod. Both experienced in the medical field, their nurturing natures serve their students well, as they support them in learning to craft garments and accessories from yarn. Each year Goldie and Laura fly to knitwear shows in Italy to keep up with the latest trends in shape, color, and style. Once home, they write patterns on request for on-trend garments that fit the customer's body and knitting ability.
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