Knitting Classes in Longmont - Learn Weaving, Crochet and More
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454 Main St., Longmont, CO 80501

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Monday - CLOSED
Tuesday - Wednesday 10- 5 pm
Thursday - Friday 10 - 6 pm
Saturday 10 - 5 (starting July 3rd) 
Sunday 12- 4 pm
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Your Class, Your Way

We love to teach at LYS, and we hope we've created the perfect list of class choices for you. But, we know how busy life can be. That’s why we offer "Your Class, Your Way" at Longmont Yarn Shoppe.

Maybe you see the perfect class, but it’s not offered at the right time for you. Or there's a project you’ve always wanted to make, but the class was offered last month and you missed it! Relax.

Gather three friends, speak with a member of our staff, and we’ll work to arrange for a qualified instructor to teach your perfect class, your way!

Private Lessons

Our private lessons are ideal if you prefer to work one-on-one, have a hectic schedule or need a refresher. If you have a specific project you'd like some extra help with, come see us.

Private Lesson Rates
$35.00 for 45 minutes
$40.00 for a full hour

Call 303-678-8242
or stop by soon to schedule your lesson.


A note about Class, CLUB, CAL, & KAL materials. We ask that students purchase their yarn for the class or CAL/KAL, Club at LYS for the programs we offer. There are 2 main reasons for this:


  1.   We recommend yarn we know you will have success with. Learning a new skill is much more rewarding using the proper tools and resources. When students use materials other than what is suggested we can't assure your success.
  2.   Frankly, we exist only with your support. We need our community to shop with us so we can be here for the long haul. We bring in additional inventory to support classes, in anticipation of student purchases.


Hear what Anne had to say about her class

"Three friends and I arranged for our own personal felted clog class with Kris at Longmont Yarn Shoppe. It was great for many reasons! First, we were able to get so much personal attention. Kris is a knowledgeable, patient and fun teacher. We are all very pleased with our clogs, and will certainly be scheduling another class—I think socks are next!"

Weaving Classes

Learn to Weave on an Inkle Loom
- Oct 23, 2021 09:00 am

Inkle Weaving is a fun way to learn about weaving without the investment of expensive equipment to start out. An Inkle loom is a portable belt loom that can be warped up in an afternoon and woven in 3-4 hours. Inkle bands can be used to make belts, straps, bookmarks, ornaments and more. You will learn to warp your loom and read patterns so you can re-warp a loom on your own. Students may bring your own loom or rent a loom from the instructor.

Cost: $ 105.00
Spaced and Crammed Scarf
- Oct 24, 2021 11:00 am

Come learn to weave a spaced and crammed scarf using Jaggerspun Zephyr, a super soft and drapey yarn. If lace weight yarns are always catching your eye but you aren?t sure how to incorporate them into your rigid heddle weaving without using two heddles this is the class for you.

Cost: $ 105.00
Introduction to Coiled Vessels
- Oct 29, 2021 10:00 am

Join us in learning the basics of the coiling technique to weave a small to medium size vessel. The class will include how to start the center, splicing, design, shaping, and how to end the vessel smoothly.

Cost: $ 70.00
Coiled Vessels: Level 2
- Nov 05, 2021 10:00 am

This level 2 coiled weaving class will include how to splice and weave in LED lights and how to make handles and incorporate beads and other embellishments into a small to medium size vessel.

Cost: $ 65.00
Dishtowels on the 4 Harness Loom
- Nov 07, 2021 11:00 am

Dishtowels are a very popular and fun item to weave! There is so much opportunity for color play while sticking with a plain weave structure. In this class students will weave a set of three 15 inch wide dish towels using Venne organic 8/2 cotton. Using thinner yarn, students will have the opportunity to double dent their reeds and get comfortable using an increased amount of ends per inch. This class will also cover how to cut apart your handwoven cloth safely and successfully and how to execute rolled hem edges.

Cost: $ 180.00
Often the hardest part of weaving is knowing what fibers to choose, what colors to mix, what weave structure is best for your project and how best to finish a piece. In this class students will learn all about how to match heddle/reed sizes to yarn weights as well as how to adjust sett based on weave structure. Learn more about what yarns are best suited for the warp and weft as well as how to blend yarns of different weights and materials to create one cohesive piece.

Cost: $ 37.50
Rigid Heddle 1
- Dec 02, 2021 11:00 am

This class will introduce you to the power of the rigid heddle loom! We will cover weaving terminology, how to set up the loom and of course how to weave. During class we will create a variety of fabrics and textures using plain weave and pick up stick patterns. By the end of the class you will be able to warp and weave on the rigid heddle loom on your own. This class is perfect for anyone who has been wanting to learn how to weave but has not been sure where to start!

Cost: $ 180.00


Learn to Knit - Handwarmers via Classroom

This class is for the brand new knitter! You will learn t0 make fingerless handwarmers which let you practice the basic stitches as well as learn a few finishing techniques. You will learn: Cast on, bind off, knit and purl, garter stitch, stockinette stitch, ribbing and mattress-stitch seaming. You will make: A stylish set of fingerless gloves (worked flat and seamed).

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