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!"

Spinning Classes

Spinning 101 in Classroom
- Oct 07, 2021 05:00 pm

Put your hands on a spindle and feel the fiber being turned into yarn. This class will begin with a discussion on fiber and a basic lesson on using a spindle. You will take the spindle and some fiber home to practice. In the 2nd lesson we will check in on our techniques and evaluate our yarn. This lesson will include instruction on plying on a spindle. You will have another week to practice and then you will try out a spinning wheel. Look at all the wonderful yarn we have spun!

Cost: $ 67.50


Twill on the Rigid Heddle Loom

Twill on the rigid heddle loom? Yes you can! Come learn how to weave a variety of twill patterns on the rigid heddle loom using two heddles. Learn how to read harness loom drafts and convert them into drafts for the rigid heddle loom. This class will begin with a sampler learning to thread two 10 dent heddles at 10 ends per inch, read and convert floor loom drafts, and test out a variety of twill patterns. You will be amazed at what you can do!

CANCELED- Eeks! Steeks FIBER FRIDAY with Mary Scott Huff via ZOOM!

Stranded colorwork knitting is lots of fun: Working in the round, easy shaping, minimal seaming; but how do you get from knitted tubes to people-shaped garments? Easy: Make Steeks! We need a minimum of 8 students to run this class. Please sign up early.

Woolly Wreath for All Seasons in Classroom

This beautiful wreath and garland is perfect for the indoor mantle or door, and looks amazing as well out doors on a gate or entryway. Choose any color to fit the season, or use a neutral color for year round use. Decorated or left without embellishment, this quick knit will be sure to garner you compliments year round. This class is for an advanced beginner who has done at least a couple of knitting projects and is ready for a new loopy stitch! You can do it!

Sep 25
Needle Felt a Family of Gnomes
Sep 25
Meet the Teacher at LYS
Sep 25
River KAL