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Classes & Special Events

At The School of Fiber Arts at Conversational Threads, our friendly and experienced Instructors offer a wide range of Classes to students of every skill level and interest.  As a shop, we hold frequent Special Events and Celebrations. 

Our Instructors

Deb Diefenderfer | Simone Kereit | Jean Byers |  Lavanya Patricella | Keith Gustafson | Katie Pfenninger | Linda Miller



 General Knitting Sessions with Linda Miller

Tuesday Afternoons 2:00 to 4:00PM

Thursday Evenings 6:00 to 8:00 PM

Cost $10 per person in cash or check payable to Linda Miller

Limited at the current time to 6 students per class.

Contact Linda with any questions - or 610-573-0574 (text only)

Linda also is offering 15 minute appointments for knitting help.

Each 15 minute appointment will cost $5, payable in cash to the instructor at the beginning of the appointment.

You must book your appointment at least 24 hours in advance.

Contact Linda at or text her (text only) at 610-573-0574 to schedule your help session.



 Crochet Sessions with Deb Diefenderfer


General Crochet Sessions

Dates Available:

Mondays, 6:30 to 8:30PM, March 28, April 4, 11, 18, 25

Thursdays, 6:30 to 8:30PM, March 24, 31, April 7, 14, 21, 28

Saturdays, 10:00 to Noon, March 26, April 9, 16, 23, 30


Class Fee $12 per session in cash or Venmo.

These General Crochet Sessions are for Advanced Beginners (you know how to chain, single and double crochet) and Intermediate Beginners (you are proficient in all basic stitches and increases and decreases, can follow most pattern instructions and have completed several projects using these skills).

Limited to 6 students per session.


Beginner Crochet Sessions - No Experience Necessary

Dates Available

Saturdays, 10:00AM to noon, April 2, May 7

Limited to 4 students per session.

Class Fee $12 in cash or Venmo.


In order to maintain the class size limit, to register for any of these sessions you must email Deb at so she can send you the SignUp Genius link to sign up in advance.



Please remember, if you sign up for a session and find you cannot make it, please email or text Deb to cancel.  Thank you



Learn to Do Two-Handed Fair Isle Knitting with Linda


Saturday, March 12th, 1:00 to 3:00 PM


Cost $35 for the 2-hour session, payable in cash or check to Linda Miller at the beginning of the class.


You must contact Linda to register for this class - email at OR text at 610-573-0574.  Class is limited to 6 students.


This class is not recommended for a brand-new knitter.


Fair Isle knitting is all the rage right now!  In this class learn to do Fair Isle knitting the best way - Two-Handed!  Let Linda teach you the techniques involved while making this Norwegian Star Hat as you learn.


Materials:  Two high-contrasting colors of worsted weight yarn, US size 7 16" circular needle OR two US size 7 circular needles (any length) OR one set US size 7 DPN's.  The Norwegian Star Hat by Stephanie Taylor is available for free on  Please print it out or have it downloaded before class.


Important - Homework:  Cast on 96 stitches in the main color (not 112 as the pattern states).  Do 3.5 inches of 1x1 ribbing.  Knit 5 rows.  Be ready to start the chart at classtime.


Contact Linda at or text her (text only) at 610-573-0574 with any questions.




Learn Mosaic Crochet Class with Deb

Please contact Deb for all the details for this class -







Knitting Gnomes Class with Linda

Two Saturdays, March 20 & March 27, 2022

1:00PM to 3:00PM 

  Cost is $35 for both 2-hour sessions (materials not included, you must purchase the pattern on your own from

Gnomes are the thing these days, and Sarah Schira on has some of the cutest ones out there!  Join Linda as she teaches you how to knit a super cute gnome of your own!

You must contact Linda to register for this class - email at OR text at 610-573-0574. 





My First Sweater Class with Linda


Cost is $35 for 3 one-on-one one-hour sessions, payable in cash or by check to Linda Miller at the beginning of your first session.


Linda is introducing a new class for those of you who would like to add knitting a sweater to your skill set.


Flax by Tin Can Knits is the perfect sweater for anyone who would like to attempt knitting their first sweater.  Available for free on in 19 sizes from 0-6 months to 6XL, Flax is knit in an Aran or worsted weight yarn for a quick project.  Or choose Flax Light which is done in fingering weight.  So many customization options are available for this sweater, including directions for a cropped or a regular length.  


Email Linda at or text her (text only) at 610-573-0574 to set up your sessions and get started on your sweater knitting journey!


Call us today at 610-421-8889 or drop by our shop to place a reservation for one of our Classes or Special Events.  Our Instructors and Staff promise that you will have a fun time while you learn a lot at Conversational Threads and meet some wonderful people along the way!

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