2709 N. 92ND ST.
Fiberwood Studio offers weaving lessons without experience. Classes last approximately six weeks and are offered at various times throughout the afternoon and evening. There are still openings available for Fiberwood’s fall class session, winter session, and “Hello Loom” one-day class on October 22.
The Milwaukee Public Library offers knitting and craft classes quite frequently. Check the calendar if you are looking to learn a cozy project with family, friends or alone. Some of the classes include “Knot Just Knitting” for adults and “String Art” (embroidery) for teens.
2658 S. KINNICKINNIC AVE.
If you don’t want the stress of attending an in-person knitting class, Wild Haven Fiber Company has you covered. Visit her blog for free tutorials, inspiration, and patterns for a variety of garments, including knit socks and crochet tops. It’s a branch of the Brown Sheep Company, which was started in Nebraska, but the local store in Bay View carries a variety of colors and types of wool.
12520 W. HAMPTON AVE., BUTLER
Want to learn to embroider from home? The Log Cabin Sewing Company offers various themed embroidery classes on Zoom, as well as in-person embroidery and quilting classes. No experience is necessary and sewing lessons for beginners are available. If you already have the experience but need equipment, you can rent sewing machines and longarm quilting machines to work on your projects.
15565 W. NORTH AVE., BROOKFIELD
Cream City Yarn teaches you how to knit several different projects including pillows, sweaters, shawls and socks. Different types of workshops are available. You can visit the store to learn the basics of knitting or attend workshops to make specific products. All skill levels are welcome.
1339 W. TOWN SQUARE RD., MEQUON
The largest yarn supplier in the greater Milwaukee area also offers knitting, crochet and embroidery classes. Classes are scheduled to begin in mid-November, offering both private and public lessons. Each class has a different structure and meeting times vary from once a week to once a month. The time and duration of the course depends on the project you want to work on.
seven. Greyhouse Creative Market
6228 W. STATE ST., WAUWATOSA
If you’re looking for a fun night out with friends this fall, stop by Greyhouse Creative Market. They offer a “Drinks and Crafts” event, which includes cocktails and a variety of crafts to choose from. They have a selection of different wood projects such as making a charcuterie board, a cheese board, and a Milwaukee Wood Skyline. They also offer classes in making candles, wreaths, and leather jewelry. See their website for reservations and availability.