$10 for a Beginner or Advanced-Beginner Knitting Class at Knit One ($25 Value)

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Needles click at therapist-founded, communal knitting haven where up to five knitters learn basics & make scarves or sweater vests

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Promotional value expires Aug 15, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Registration required. Subject to availability. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Aristotle was the first to write that what separates man from beast is not our ability to reason but rather our ability to use yarn and needles to knit our own books. Craft your own copy of Poetics with today's Groupon: for $10, you get one beginner or advanced-beginner class at Knit One (a $25 value). Groupon customers can also get 10 percent off merchandise and materials on the day of the class.

Founded by licensed therapist Dr. Stacey, Knit One focuses on the communal and therapeutic aspects of knitting, serving as a hub where scarves and sweaters materialize from beginner-brandished needles. Skeins unwind for two hours in the beginner class as up five students who have never picked up a needle learn the basics of knitting and purling while fashioning warm scarves. During the two-hour advanced-beginner class, pupils who already know how to knit and purl fabricate vests, learning more complex techniques, such as how to follow a pattern, shape armholes and necks, and count stitches in Swahili. Both classes are held Saturdays and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Knit One

Knit One focuses on the communal and therapeutic aspects of knitting, welcoming new or established lovers of the fiber arts to practice their craft in a space dedicated to camaraderie and companionship. Whether they're knitting scarves or crocheting a new motorcycle cover, guests can stock up on high-quality needles, yarns, and supplies within the open, airy shop.

Materials are only one part of life at Knit One, though. Guests frequently bring projects with them, settling into comfortable sofas for an afternoon of work and idea swapping. Balls of yarn also unravel in small classes, where students let the day's stress melt away as socks, headbands, and tea cozies come into fruition. No matter what the reason for their visit, customers can count on the shop's knowledgable staff for everything from expert knitting tips to customer service assistance.

Customer Reviews

Friendly and knowledgeable. Great place to learn how to knit and crochet.... Owner and instructors are first class and so helpful. Enjoy ever time I am there. Like going back home.
Patricia K. · January 19, 2016
Everyone was very nice and helpful. I look forward to going back for further instructions.
Kris A. · September 12, 2012
I really enjoyed my lesson and the hospitality shown for a new knitter.
Natasha M. · September 9, 2012
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    Squirrel Hill

    2721 Murray Avenue

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15217

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