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Basics of Knitting

at Art Studios @ JCC Manhattan - Upper West Side

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Upper West Side, Manhattan
334 Amsterdam Ave
At W 76th St
New York, New York 10023
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10
Teacher: Sara Stopek

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this beginner knitting class:

In this introduction to knitting, students will learn the basics, from casting on to binding off, with simple stitches in between to create a scarf, hat, baby blanket, and more. All supplies included.

School Notes:
Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, while we are a Jewish community center, nothing about our art classes are religious and all are welcome in our building at all times.

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Refund Policy

Note: This provider has a temporary cancellation policy for COVID-19 related cancellations which is as follows: 

Cancellations made 2 or more days in advance will receive a full credit for a rescheduled date with this provider   


Original cancellation policy (non-COVID-19):

The school operates on a credit only policy and does not issue any refunds unless otherwise advised and approved by a program director, or only in the event that the school must cancel the program. The credit can be redeemed for any program (and most services) at the school, can be used by any family member on your account, and carries no expiration date. 

For a cooking class, a student needs to cancel 72 hrs before the class starts in order to receive a full credit.

For Studio Arts Classes, a student needs to cancel 48 hrs before the class starts in order to receive a full credit.

For programs that meet fewer than 3 times: during the costs and booking commitments associated with one or two-shoot programs, the school regrets that they cannot offer any school's credit for programs, classes, or events that meet fewer than three times per programming season. Additionally, the school cannot be responsible for providing make-ups or issuing any credit for programs missed as a result of personal scheduling conflicts, illness, emergencies, or other circumstances beyond their control.

For programs that meet 3+ times: students may receive school's credit for withdrawal from a program when their cancellation request conforms to the timetable outlined below. There is a $15 processing fee for all transfers and cancellations. 50% school credit will be granted for withdrawal from a school program when a written request is received before the second class. After the second class, JCC credit cannot be granted. (however, students may transfer from one class to another of equal or lesser value if there is space availability and with the program director's approval.) All cancellation request must be submitted to CourseHorse at [email protected] Please allow three to four weeks for processing of your cancellation request and be mindful of the timetable described above.


If there are other sections to make up classes in, it should be okay, as long as it's not the first class.


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Question from Tatiana G.
Does anyone know what do we need to bring/purchase for the class? Thank you!
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Tatiana! All supplies are included so there's no need to bring anything.
Answer from Tatiana G.
Thanks so much!
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Question from annE
any idea when you'll have this class in the future - i cannot make this particular date - thanks
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hello, Anne! We don't have the upcoming class dates for this yet, but you can certainly save this class to your wish list so you'll receive an email once new dates are added.
Question from Anonymous
Are supplies provided?
Answer from Georgia C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi there! Yes, the school will provide all the supplies for this course. There will be a variety of colorful yarns for students to choose from and they will provide the knitting needles and any other supplies you may need. Hope this helps!

Reviews of Classes at Art Studios @ JCC Manhattan (430)

(430 Reviews)
Basics of Knitting
Reviewed by Jan C. on 10/5/2019
I learned all the basics and enjoyed the class dynamic. Thanks for offering the class and an excellent teacher.
Basics of Knitting
Reviewed by Anonymous on 1/16/2019
Perhaps two teachers or some visual tutorials to refer to during the class would have been helpful. I think Karen was stretched a little thin with multiple students asking her questions and wanting one on one time at once. She was very friendly and competent though and handled the class well.
Basics of Knitting
Reviewed by Tania G. on 11/8/2018
Karen is great at explaining and guiding the class into practice. Everything she covered was relevant and to the point, and she did a great job at teaching the maximum possible in the 2 and a half hours we had. The only place where I see room for improvement is that there's no follow up class. Me and several participants were convinced that at least two classes should be the minimum to really be able to get comfortable with practicing the basics, and would be happy to pay the cost.
Basics of Knitting
Reviewed by Anonymous on 11/8/2018
Really loved it. Wish there was a follow-on class. I liked just having one class to initially commit to to see if I would like Knitting, I do, and now don't want to lose what I have learned, nor our great teacher, and want to do more soon (before I forget the basics I am trying to practice).
Basics of Knitting
Reviewed by Anonymous on 11/7/2018
Karen is a very talented teacher. Upbeat, encouraging and knowledgeable.

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Art Studios @ JCC Manhattan

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