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, • 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

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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