New Classes Featured

New Autumn Term Classes!

Winter is coming!

It is the time to start thinking about autumn and winter knitting. Time to pick that project back up and get it finished. For those who want to try something new we have just updated our classes page with lots of new workshops and new dates for the coming months. Learn to Knit

Beginners (no previous experience necessary)

Learn to Knit – Go from zero to hero in this 6 hour course taught over 3 weeks. This course will take you from casting on all the way through to casting off with all the important bits in between.

Learn to Crochet – Get hooked in this 6 hour course taught over 3 weeks. Learn the basic stitches and lay a great foundation to embark into the world of crochet.

Pattern Reading – Get to grips with reading knitting patterns in this 2 hour workshop and forever more be able to pick patterns with confidence! beginner socks

Intermediate (basic knitting/crocheting skills necessary)

Next Steps in Knitting – Perfect for those who have completed out Learn to Knit course or those who can knit and purl but not much else.

Next Steps in Crochet – Perfect for those who have completed out Learn to Crochet course or those who can already manage the basic stitches.

Grow a Pair – Sock Knitting for Beginners. Banish cold toes and discover how to knit the perfect pair of socks. This is a day workshop and you will go home with a super cute mini sock that can easily be scaled up to fit your own feet.

Introduction to Lace Knitting – Learn the secrets of knitting beautiful and awe inspiring than lace.

Finishing Techniques – Stop your projects looking “home made” by learning all the skills to give them a more polished and professional finish.

NEW Sock Masterclass Series!

Classes at YAK Advanced Sock Techniques – Bored of basic socks? Fancy finding a different fit? This class will take you though several different cuff, heel, gusset and toe techniques.

Sock Design – Learn to customise a basic sock into something exciting and completely unique to your own taste and foot.


We will be adding more classes in the coming weeks including fair-isle and cable classes (we’re just working out dates) so do check back or sign up to our newsletter to be notified when they go up online. Click on the class title for more information, prices and dates. All of our classes are taught at YAK in Brighton. To grab a space you can book online, ring the shop on 01273 679 726 or pop in.

Update!  Now online, stranded knitting workshop.

Pick ‘n’ Mix Mitts – Learn to knit in the round with colour work in this workshop led by artist Suzanne Stallard. Choose between making hand warmers, mittens or flip top gloves with a choice of edgings.

Classes at YAK