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If you love to knit or crochet, check out these Pittsburgh area clubs, stores and other resources dedicated to knitting and crochet, plus related yarn crafts.
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Bonnie Knits
Find the supplies and expertise for all of your knitting and crochet needs at Bonnie Knits in Monroeville. Bonnie carries plenty of beautiful yarns, needles, patterns and notions. They also offer classes throughout the year with a variety of different instructors.

Carol's Needleworks
Experience the art of "yarning" at this yarn shop in Bridgeville, PA. Owner Carol carries an extensive line of designer yarns and buttons, plus yarn gadgets and helpful tools. Knitting classes and lessons are also available.

Dyed in the Wool
Not only a wool shop, this North Hills store is also a popular gathering place for knitting with others who share your passion. A variety of different knitting classes are offered, plus an extensive selection of yarns, knitting kits, needles, notions, books, patterns and software.

Knit One
Squirrel Hill knitting store bills itself as a "closely knit community." They offer a variety of knitting classes, plus a full line of yarns, kits and other supplies for knitting and crochet.

Located near Westmoreland Mall in Greensburg, Knit-Wits yarn boutique carries many beautiful yarns, including some locally spun favorites such as Autumn House. Knitting lessons and get-togethers also available.

PGH Knitters
Active Yahoo knitters group is just for knitters in the Pittsburgh, PA area. Talk about knitting, yarns and projects, or exchange information about local knitting shops, guilds and clubs.

Pittsburgh East Knitting Guild
This guild, affiliated with the Knitting Guild of America, promotes hand knitting within the greater Pittsburgh community. They offer programs and workshops for knitters of all levels.

Pittsburgh Knit & Bead
Located on Shady Avenue in Squirrel Hill, this one-stop shop carries supplies for knitting, crochet and beading, including yarns, hand-crafted beads, patterns, magazines and books. They also offer classes on knitting, crocheting and beading.

Pittsburgh Knit-Togethers
Find a knitting group or club near you, and get together with your fellow knitters for an enjoyable get-together of knit and crochet.

Pittsburgh Knitting Festival
Enjoy free learn to knit or crochet classes, weaving demos, and vendors featuring the latest yarns, styles, patterns and designs at the annual Pittsburgh Knitting Festival.

Rogue Knitters of Pittsburgh
This informal guild of knitters meets each month at Dyed in the Wool on Babcock Blvd. in the North Hills.

South Hills Knitting Guild
Informal knit-ins, bi-monthly newsletters and monthly meetings are just some of the perks of this small but active knitting guild serving Pittsburgh's South Hills communities.

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