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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 | Lavanya Patricella | 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.


During her current regularly scheduled Thursday evening classes Linda is also offering a

Fair Isle Christmas Stocking

class for $40.  Please contact Linda at the above number for more information.




 Crochet Sessions with Deb Diefenderfer


General Crochet Sessions

Mondays, 6:30 to 8:30PM

Thursdays, 6:30 to 8:30PM


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.

Sign Up Here


Beginner Crochet Sessions - No Experience Necessary

Saturdays, 10:00AM to noon

Limited to 4 students per session.

Class Fee $12 in cash or Venmo.

Sign Up Here



In order to maintain the class size limit, to register for any of these sessions you must email Deb at or use the Sign Up links above. 


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

Thank you!



Dream Catcher Crochet Shrug


with Deb


Thursdays, January 5, 12, 19, 26,

February 2, and 9

6:30PM - 8:30PM


Limited to 8 students


Link to copy for the free pattern -

Join Deb as she leads you through the unique construction of the very stylish cardigan! This chunky crochet shrug with a gorgeous diamond motif on the back has a body of the cardigan

created from a single rectangle.  Available in sizes XS through 4X, it is a design that looks great on everyone!


Advancing Brioche 1 with Lavanya

Sunday, January 29

1:30PM to 4:30PM

Cost $45

Class Limited to 8 Students




Join Lavanya and learn the next level of 2 color brioche skills.  During class you will learn the basic brioche increases and decreases, how to read a brioche pattern, how to count rows and how to count stitches using her included hat pattern.

Call the shop to sign up for this class.



110 Yards Worsted Weight yarn (Color B in pattern)

70 Yards Worsted Weight Yarn (Color A in pattern)

US size 6 - 16" Circular Needle


Homework to be done before class:

With US size 6 (or size needed to obtain gauge) and

Color B cast on 92 sts. 

Being careful not to twist, pm and join in the round.

Round 1-17:  *k1, p1; repeat from * to end of round

Round 18:  k1, p1; repeat from * to last 2 sts,

k2tog (91 sts)











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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