Mia Bella Yarn & Accessories is a yarn shop for knitters, crocheters and spinners. We have been open for over 4 years and going strong! We offer classes and private lessons for knitting, crochet and spinning students. Stop by anytime for help with a project, to sign up for a class or to schedule your first lesson.

4 week class $90

1 hours private lesson $30

Bundle of 4 private lessons $90


Our Store Hours are:

Sun CLOSED

Mon-Wed 10-5

Thurs 10-7

Fri 10-5

Sat 12-4


2014 Fall Class List:

Beginning Knitting

In this 4 week class, students will learn how to Cast-On, to Knit and Purl and start their first project.

Tuesday 1-3pm (Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28)

Wednesday 6-8pm (Nov. 5, 12, 19, Dec. 3)

Kids Beginning Knitting

In this 4 week class, students ages 7-14 will learn how to cast on, and knit while knitting either a small purse or a stuffed animal.

Friday 4-5pm (Oct. 10, 17, 24, Nov. 7)

Wednesday 4-5pm (Nov. 5, 12, 19, Dec. 3)

Kids Intermediate Knitting

In this 4 week class, students ages 7-14 will learn intermediate knitting skills while knitting a project of their choice that will challenge their skillset.

Wednesday 4-5pm (Oct. 8, 15, 22, 29)

Friday 4-5pm (Nov. 14, 21, Dec. 5, 12)

Beginning Crochet

In this 4 week class, students will learn basic crochet techniques while starting their first project.

Wednesday 10am-12pm (Oct. 8, 15, 22, 29)

Tuesday 6-8pm (Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25)

Intermediate Crochet

Crochet stylish bulky weight hat in the round using one main stitch and several techniques. You'll be hooked! Wearable by all ages- make them as gifts!

Friday 6-8pm (Oct. 10, 17, 24, Nov. 7)

Thursday 1-3pm (Nov. 6, 13, 20, Dec. 4)

Design Your Own Christmas Stocking

In this 4 week class, students will learn to create their own colorwork charts and design their stocking before they knit it. They will also learn to knit stranded colorwork with two hands, how to knit a short row heel, how to graft a toe.

Wednesday 6-8pm (Oct. 8, 15, 22, 29)

Friday 10am-12pm Nov. 14, 21, Dec. 5, 12)

Colorwork Slouchy Hat

In this 4 week class, students will learn stranded colorwork techniques, reading colorwork charts and knitting with both hands, while knitting a mystery hat. Each week you will get another part of the pattern to follow.

Thursday 6-8pm (Oct. 9, 16, 23, 30)

Thursday 10am-12pm (Nov. 6, 13, 20, Dec. 4)

Knit Socks

In this 4 week class, students will learn to knit a basic sock from the top down including knitting in the round on dpns, heel turn & gusset, toe decrease and grafting the toe.

Wednesday 1-3pm (Oct. 8, 15, 22, 29)

Friday 6-8pm (Nov. 14, 21, Dec. 5, 12)

Toe-Up Socks

In this 4 week class, students will learn to knit socks from the toe up including Judy's Magic cast-on, toe-up heel turn & gusset, and a stretchy bind-off for the cuff.

Tuesday 6-8pm (Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28)

Knitting Lace

In this 4 week class, students will learn lace techniques, casting on for a top-down shawl, reading lace charts, increasing and decreasing in different ways while knitting a top-down shawl.

Friday 10am-12pm (Oct. 10, 17, 24, Nov. 7)

Tuesday 1-3pm (Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25)

Baby Top-Down Sweater

In this 4 week class, students will learn how to knit a sweater from the top down while knitting a baby sweater. The following techniques will be covered: the lifted bar increase(right and left), knitting in the round on double points, joggless stripes, pickup and knit.

Thursday 10am-12pm (Oct. 9, 16, 23, 30)

Thursday 6-8pm (Nov. 6, 13, 20, Dec. 4)

Knitting Cables

In this 4 week class, students will learn cable techniques while knitting a cabled cowl, how to read cable charts, different types of cables, how to read your work while cabling.

Thursday 1-3pm (Oct. 9, 16, 23, 30)

Wednesday 4-5pm (Nov. 5, 12, 19, Dec. 3)

Spinning on a Wheel

In this 4 week class, students will learn how to spin on a spinning wheel while using 4 different types of wheels and working with many different types of fiber.

Monday 6-8pm (Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27)

Monday 6-8pm (Nov. 3, 10, 17, 24)

Spinning on a Drop Spindle

In this 4 week class, students will learn the basics of spinning while spinning on a drop spindle using many different types of fiber.

Friday 1-3pm (Oct. 10, 17, 24, Nov. 7)

2014 Fall Workshops:

Knitting with beads

In this 2 hour workshop, students will learn three different ways to knit with beads while knitting a coffee cozy.

Saturday 4-6pm (Oct. 18)

Saturday 10am-12pm (Nov. 8)

Pyramid Pouch

In this 2 hour workshop, students learn how to make a pyramid pouch based on Frankie Brown's free pattern with some upgrades!

Saturday 4-6pm (Oct. 11)

Saturday 4-6pm (Nov. 15)

Dyeing Workshop

In this 2 hour workshop, students will learn multiple dyeing techniques while hand painting two skeins ofyarn and a sock blank.

Saturday 4-6pm (Nov. 8)

Entrelac

In this 2 hour workshop, students will learn entrelac techniques while knitting a scarf.

Saturday 10am-12pm (Nov. 1)

Mitered Square

In this 2 hour workshop, students will learn how to knit mitered squares while knitting a pillow cover.

Saturday 10am-12pm (Oct. 11)

Crochet Edgings

In this 2 hour workshop, students will learn multiple crochet edgings that can be used to edge knitted or crocheted items.

Saturday 10am-12pm (Oct. 18)

Saturday 10am-12pm (Nov. 15)

Knitting a Christmas Ornament

In this 2 hour workshop, students will learn how to knit around a ball ornament using double point needles.

Saturday 4-6pm (Nov. 1)

sarah@miabellayarn.com

847-748-8419

1815 St Johns Ave
Highland Park, IL 60035

New Hours for 2014
Sun: Closed
Mon, Tues, Wed: 10am-5pm
Thurs: 10am-7pm
Fri: 10am-5pm
Sat: 12-4pm