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Best Places for Knitting in Cleveland

January 21, 2013 8:00 AM

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Knitting is a great wintertime hobby, and the possibilities are endless. If you’re already a knitter and want to find a way to share the love, knitting classes and groups are a great way to meet people with common interests and develop long-lasting friendships. From classes to groups to supplies these are the best places for knitters in Cleveland. 

Birds of a Feather
25963 Detroit Road
Westlake, OH 44145
(440) 899-7477
www.ebirdsofafeather.com

Price: $15 to $200 classes

This piece of Heaven is located on the south side of Westlake and offers everything from knitting to quilting. Relax in an environment that will allow any creative inspiration to arise. Surrounded by a world of colors, the projects are endless. Take advantage of its many classes from Knitter’s Boot camp and beginner’s classes to the most advanced. Birds of a Feather offers everything you need for your knitting needs, from yarn and patterns to instructional advice. Its friendly staff is willing to answer any questions, making this ideal for any knitter.

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Fine Points, Inc. 
12620 Larchmere Blvd.
Cleveland, OH 44120
(216) 229-6644
www.finepoints.com

Price: $35

Located in Shaker Square, an eccentric neighborhood, Fine Points is an exceptional place if you’re looking for a unique experience. Nestled in a large Victorian house, owner Liz Tekus brings her love for art and creativity and offers her expertise to all interested visitors. Not only does it offer a wide variety of yarns and knitting supplies, Tekus features clothing, jewelry and fragrances for any taste. Join Tekus and staff, make new friends, and join in on one of the knitting classes. From making socks to more advanced knitting and loom projects, Fine Points has everything you need. Take a ball of yarn and turn it into something magical right here in Cleveland.

Knots: Kitting on the Square
153 Main St.
Chardon, OH 44024
(440) 285-5648
www.knittingonthesquare.com

Price: $20

This hip knitting/crochet boutique is located in the Historic Chargon Square. Kate Jackson, the owner, offers a young look into knitting projects with her specialty pattern books. Knots offers not only knitting supplies but also clothing and merchandise. Enjoy a free knitting workshop every Saturday morning for beginners to the most advanced knitters. Learn to make a great sweater or beautiful scarfs. The classes also include help on current projects and problem solving. Knots offers private lessons for a $20 fee as well. Don’t be surprised to see customers knitting in every corner of the shop while relaxing and enjoying conversation, Knots encourages it on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays during the sit and knit time.

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Calla Lily Yarn & Gifts 
119 E. Liberty St.
Wooster, OH 44691
(330) 264-3000
www.callalilyyarn.com

Price: $25 to $40

This privately owned shop brings its enthusiasm to all knitting lovers. Knitters enjoy a knitting room with over-sized, inviting couches surrounded by shelves of brightly colored yarn. Calla Lily’s staff offers knitting classes from beginners to the most advanced. It also features sit and knit sessions as well as knit alongs. Surrounded by knitting lovers, it is hard not to be inspired. Don’t get overwhelmed by a project, simply ask one of the staff members for help and they’ll have you covered. Feel at home in this quaint knitting and gift store while working on a project or sharing stories with a new best friend.

Studio Knit
28 Public Square
Medina, OH 44256
(330) 241-5608
www.studioknitmedina.com

Price: $20 to $30

This beautiful, colorful boutique offers more than just knitting supplies and classes, it offers inspiration for all. Shop the basic knitting supplies or put in special orders; you’re sure to find what you need at this all-purpose knitting boutique. Enjoy basic beginning knitting classes, sit and knit sessions, sock classes and even a special movie night for all visitors. Studio Knit brings a family feel to its knitters, which makes this studio an excellent place to not only create masterpieces, but also develop long-lasting friendships with people with the same interests.

Danielle Coots has been writing since 1996. She has published short stories and articles in many publications. Danielle loves being active in the community and providing quality information regarding current and upcoming events in the Cleveland area. She will be covering topics of travel & outdoors. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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