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 $30, you get a beginning or intermediate knitting or spinning classes at the Woolery (up to a $65 value). The value of this Groupon may be applied toward other classes.
Experienced instructors help to keep local fingers nimble in assorted knitting, weaving, spinning, and crochet classes held at the Woolery, one of the largest retailers of fiber-arts supplies in the country. Novice yarn chefs can learn basic knitting, purling, and kitten-teasing techniques in a two-hour beginning knitting class, which supplies students with needles and a skein of wool for hands-on practice. Cosset cold tootsies with custom-made socks after the two-session Knit a Sock class ($80) or enroll in an introduction to 4-Shaft weaving ($260), comprising two 8–9-hour sessions that demonstrate how to read drafts, dress a loom for dinner, and fully weave a scarf.
239 W Main St.
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601