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Classes & Events

At String Yarns, we believe that education gives you an opportunity to become better at what you love. In our upcoming classes you’ll be able to expand your range of pattern choices, minimize your frustrations and increase your fun. Join us for a class, as you...

… develop your repertoire of skills and techniques

… build your confidence

… get a chance to socialize with fellow knitters & crocheters

Take a look at our schedule, and check back often to see more in the coming season. We know you'll find something to enjoy!

(To find more information about specific classes, and to sign up, click on the course offering link.)  



with Lisa Hoffman

Tuesdays 11:15-12:45 or 3:30-5:00

Wednesdays 11:15-12:45 or 3:30-5:00

$160 / 6 classes (during an 8-week period)

Register here or during one of the scheduled class times. 

We all love to knit in a group with old friends and new! Join Lisa for guidance on your personal knitting, instruction on various techniques, and ideas for new projects. Whatever help you need, Lisa is by your side every step of the way. Rolling admission.  Jump in any time. **Only basic knitting skills required.** 


General help and help with new techniques: $50/ hour  
Two students: $100/1.5 hrs (does not include materials)
Children's lessons: $50/hour for one child / $90/hour for two (ages 8 and up)


Whether you need to learn the basics, a new technique or are just confused by a pattern, the experienced staff at String Yarns can help! Each and every member of our team is an accomplished knitter and designer.   

All private lessons by appointment only. Please call us at (212) 288-9276 or email: info@stringyarns.com to schedule an appointment.


    String Yarns Class Policies

    1. All yarn purchases related to our classes will be 10% off. We would appreciate if your class-related purchases are made at String Yarns. Please purchase all required material (yarns, needles, etc.) before the class begins.

    2. Payment for class fees must be paid in full upon registration for the class and reserves your seat in the class. Your payment is your commitment that you will take the class so that String, in turn, can make a commitment to our instructors.

    3. Class fees are non-refundable unless the class is cancelled by String. We are happy to offer a store credit if you need to withdraw from the class, provided we receive at least 14 days’ prior notice or your seat in the class can be filled.

    4. If String cancels due to instructor illness, bad weather, or insufficient class size, you will receive a full refund or store credit applicable to another class.