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yarns etc… Classes in Chapel Hill


Yarns used for classes at Great Yarns/Yarns Etc… must be purchased from our shops.

Payment for class is due at the time of registration and is not refundable within three (3) days of the class start time.

All purchases of class supplies (excluding the class registration fee) can be applied toward your shop’s discount card.

Private Lessons available upon request

Call either store to schedule a private lesson if you don’t see a class that works for you.

Learn to Knit

$30       Single session for novice knitters                   DJ

Knit, purl, bind-off, cast-on.  All the skills you need to start your first knitting project.

Saturday     January 21         10:30a – 12:30p

Saturday      Feb 11         10:30a – 12:30p

Saturday   March 18      10:30a – 12:30p


Learn to Crochet

Single session                     $30.00                           Jody

No experience necessary! Learn the basics of crochet and open a door of crafting fun!

Sunday     Jan 15      2:30-4:30p

Sunday     Feb 5       2:30-4:30p

Sunday     Mar 5      2:30-4:30p


Continental Knitting- ‘picking’

$ 30                       Single session                     Jane

Know how to knit English/American but want to learn Continental (aka the other way)?
It’s great for color-work and it will give your hands a rest by using other muscles.
Many say it’s a faster way to knit, so if you want to speed things up, give this try. Join us for a 2 hour workshop.

Monday, January 30th  7p-9p

Tuesday, February 14,   10a-12p


Knitting 201

$30    Single session                                           DJ

You’ve learned the knit and purl stitches, as well as cast-on and bind off. Now let’s take it up a notch. Learn  how to read a pattern and  how to perform the the most used increases, decreases, and other important tools you’ll need when shaping your work or even knitting simple lace patterns. Also, this class covers simple problem solving skills so you can get yourself out of a knitting jam.

Monday , February 6    4:00 – 6:00pm

Saturday,  March 25    4:00 – 6:00pm

Crochet 201 – Advanced Beginner

Single session    $35               Jody

Sunday,  Feb 19  2pm – 4:30pm


In this class we will learn:

~ how to read a pattern (understanding punctuation)

~ work in the round

~ work in ends (that won’t unravel)

~ change colors

SKILL LEVEL – MUST have basic skills-

KNOW how to:

~ hold and tension yarn

~ start a beginning chain

~ do single crochet & double crochet

~ turn the work

Bring to Class –

~ 2 colors worsted weight yarn (must be purchased from Yarns etc. or Great Yarns)

~ size I/9 (5.5mm) hook

~ tapestry needle

General Knit with Mary

5 classes per session      $75

Pick a project and knit in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. Now’s the time to tackle that project that’s a bit outside your comfort zone.

Tuesday  7:00 – 9:00p

1st series
January 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28, March 7

2nd series

March 21, 28, April 4, 11, 18, 25

General Knit with Jane

6 classes                  $75

Pick a project and knit in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. Now’s the time to tackle that project that’s a bit outside your comfort zone.

Mondays   10 – 12

Session  1:

Session  2: