CLASSES STARTING IN JULY (and August 1)

TWO-AT-A-TIME SOCKS begins Wednesday July 22, 1-3pm. 4 sessions, ending August 19.  Learn how to do two things at once! You can apply this useful technique to sleeves, sweater fronts and more. This class is for intermediate knitters, but can be first-time sock knitters. $85.

PULL ME OVER SWEATER begins Friday July 24. Choose AM or PM. 4 sessions, ending August 28. This top-down sweater for women features a horizontally ribbed yoke with an interesting vertical rib through the body. Can be made with cap sleeves or long. We used Fibre Co's Acadia for the sample garment, but any light-worsted or heavy DK yarn will work. This class is for advanced beginners but fun for even the most experienced. $85.

NEEDLEPOINT 101 - 2 sessions: Wednesday July 22 & 29. Choose AM or PM. 2 sessions. A cool, lightweight and portable pastime. Learn the 3 basic stitches and when to use them, practicing with different fibers. You can make a pincushion from the sampler project. Suitable for teens and up. $65 Includes kit and instructional materials to keep.

BASIC EMBROIDERY - 2 sessions: Saturday, August 1 & 8, 10am-noon. Embroidery is showing up on everything from small objects to high fashion garments. Learn about fabrics, threads, techniques and practice at least six of the basic embroidery stitches (there are hundreds!) while stitching a colorful sampler. Suitable for teens and up. $65. Includes kit.

HOW TO FIX MISTAKES: Saturday, August 1st, 1-3pm. Everyone makes mistakes, especially in knitting! Learn how fix them and move forward. You'll also learn various ways to join different yarns. There's a little pre-class homework, so please plan ahead. $20.

HOW TO SIGN UP: Just call the shop (631-298-7181) or email us at altmansneedlearts@gmail.com or stop in! We are open every day from 10-5 at least, closing at 3 on Sundays.