$10 for $20 Toward Knitting Supplies or Classes at Knitty City on the Upper West Side

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Customer Reviews

7 Ratings

It's a terrific store!
Susan N. · January 7, 2013
Keep up the good work!
Lourina M. · January 22, 2012

What You'll Get

Knitting circles were once a popular place to exchange rumors about the area's handsomest fireman, which of the neighboring towns' mayors were secretly left-handed, and the fate of the Crumb brothers. Get your finger on the pulse and some yarn with today's Groupon: for $10 you get $20 toward knitting supplies or classes at Knitty City on the Upper West Side.

With ceiling-high shelves crammed with knitting supplies and comprehensive knitting classes, Knitty City has attracted visiting artists, authors, local hobbyists, and even the New York Times. Knitters and crocheters may stop by the shop to peruse the plentiful collection of yarns, needles, and knitting-related books, which contain yarns about yarns and may be read aloud to newly adopted yarns. Knitty City's Etimo crochet hooks equip stitchers with the soft cushion grips and a smooth heads needed to hook yarn easily ($9.95). Modernize worn-out muumuus with Madelinetosh DK City Lights yarn, a 100% wool fabric hand-dyed in colorful multishades with 225 yards per skein ($20).

Students who already possess weaving weapons, but lack training for combat, can opt to use this Groupon for credit towards any of the classes and workshops ($30). The two-hour beginner knitting course ($30), the stitch-steadying two-hour crochet workshop, and other available courses serve as part of Knitty City's community-serving mission, as envisioned by owner Pearl Chin. Community members may partake in the shop's interactive culture by purchasing supplies and classes, or by meeting designers and authors at frequent book signings and events.


The New York Times featured Knitty City and more than 40 Yelpers give the store a four-star average:

  • Knitty City is a place for knitters (both experienced and those just with dreams of making knots) to feel at home. – New York Times
  • Honestly, the best knitting shop in the world. The staff is awesome and super helpful. Best yarn choices I've seen anywhere. Love it. – CJ A., Yelp, 4/12/10

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Sep 30, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. In-store only. Not valid for sale items. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Knitty City

By purchasing this deal you'll unlock points which can be spent on discounts and rewards. Every 5,000 points can be redeemed for $5 Off your next purchase.