promolacescarfgroupKnitting is a great way to get out, stay busy and make friends.  Most knitting groups are free, so all you have to do is buy the supplies.  A great benefit?  You can knit yourself a sweater instead of buying one. Ambitious, but totally possible! Here’s a sampling…

Knit One in Squirrel Hill, stacey@knitone.biz • 2721 Murray Avenue • Pittsburgh, PA 15217, 412-421-6666. Knitting groups at Knit One are FREE.

Charity Knitting, Sundays from noon- 4pm.

Tuesday Knitting Group, Tuesdays from 1-5pm.

Wednesday Knitting Group, Wednesdays at 1 pm.

New Mothers Group, Thursdays at 10 am.

Thursday Knitting with Julie Group, Thursdays from 6 to 8 pm.

Third Saturday Spinning Group, 3rd Saturday of the month from Noon to 3 pm.

Shadyside Stitch N’ Bitch meets at the Coffee Tree Roasters at 5524 Walnut St. in Shadyside every Wednesday evening from 6:30pm-8:30pm. Any skill level is welcome. Bring your own knitting needles and yarn. For additional information, please contact handknitsbysusan@gmail.com.

Pittsburgh East Knitting Guild meets at the Good Shepard Lutheran Church, 4503 Old William Penn Hwy., Monroeville, PA on the 4th Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm from January through October.

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