Our Learn to Knit will see you cover off on all the basics.

Come on in and we'll show you how to hold your work, get you started with casting on, how to make a knit and purl stitch and cover casting off. In this class you will start making a scarf.

Bring along your needles and yarn, or you can use Thread Den's supplies, but you'll have to unravel your work at the end.  You are provided with class notes and our lovely teacher will take you through everything from the very beginning. You'll be on your way to a new hobby that not only allows you to create beautiful items, but is relaxing, calming and a wonderful way to destress in our busy lives. Read more about the happiness benefits in this article.

If you've attended this workshop before and need some help with a specific pattern, don't hesitate to book in again and meet some new knit wits!

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Class Schedule

Two and half hours in duration. Normally $55

What you will learn
  • Casting On and Casting Off
  • Knit and Purl Stitches
  • Start right from the very beginning and learn to knit
What you will get
  • The start of a scarf

What to bring
  • 8 ply wool or wool blend yarn in a light colour
  • Size 8 knitting needles. Bamboo needles are easy to start with
What to wear


Appropriate for

Absolute Beginners & returning knitters looking for help with patterns


Thread Den

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Have you played with the idea of learning to sew? Do you day dream about making your own clothes? 

At Thread Den it's just like a friend (a super nice clever one) teaching you and a few friends to sew. There is no need to clear off a space and find somewhere to work at home. When you come in; take advantage of having all the equipment on hand, lovely big cutting tables, smooth running Janomes with plenty of feet accessories, inspiring resources, and friendly people to chat to. Everything is right here. Students simply need to bring along their fabric, matching thread and notions like buttons, zips, etc.  Your teachers have years of experience, their own labels and businesses, and the desire to share their skills and craftsmanship with you.

Thread Den is located at Level 1, 329 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy. Start at the very beginning, take your skills to the next level, or find your own unique style.

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Cancelation & Refund Policy

On occasion, Thread Den is forced to cancel a class due to low booking numbers. We really don't like to do this as we love to teach people to sew, knit and crochet, but if we don't cover our costs we can't run the class. In instances where Thread Den must cancel a class, enrolled participants will be notified 24 hours or more prior to the scheduled class and will receive a credit for a replacement class or a refund as required.

There are no refunds due to change of mind.

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Terms & Conditions

Cancellations of Bookings Policy

  • If you provide notice seven or more days prior to the start of your course, you will need to pay an administration fee of $10.
  • Cancellations or changes made with less than seven days notice before the start of a course, will forfeit 50% of the paid class fee.
  • Cancellations or changes made less than 48 hours prior to class commencement will forfeit the full course fee paid.

If you miss the second or subsequent sessions of course, you cannot be reimbursed for that session. You are encouraged to come in and use the Sewing Lounge during hours so you hopefully still finish your project.

Transfers of your course or workshop booking to a friend or family are fine.

Payment Policy:

Classes at Thread Den frequently become fully booked, so we require full payment to be made at the time of booking to secure your place. 

Payment can be made conveniently online with credit card, or at the store in cash, EFT or credit card or even via credit card over the phone.

Unfortunately, we can't tentatively hold or pencil in places without payment.

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