Magpie Knits is a full-service yarn shop and needlework community located in Charlottesville, Virginia on the historic downtown mall. We carry a large selection of beautiful yarns, needlepoint canvases, and notions. We have classes for every level of knitter.


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 10AM-5PM
Wednesday, 10AM-7:30PM
Friday-Saturday, 10AM-5PM
Sunday, 11AM-4PM


111 W Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902
Find us on Google Maps here.
Phone: (434) 296-4625 Email:



Second Sock Sunday

Sunday March 11th

1 – 3PM

This month we are celebrating March Madness by knitting Lori Versaci’s Spiral socks while watching the

UVA Basketball team play in the NCAA Tournament.


Socks are knit from the top down using two colors and slip stitches and has an afterthought heel.


We are using

Cascade Longwood in Orange and Blue- Go Hoos!

(Choose your own color scheme)


Skill Level:  Advanced Beginner

Cost:  Purchase of yarn for socks


We still have a few spots remaining for our

Sunshine Coast Tunic class with

Claudia from Claudia Handpainted Yarns


Tunisian Crochet

Sunday March 18th

1 – 4 PM


In Victorian times Tunisian crochet was called Tricot and was used to make intricately designed afghans.


Using a long hook, Tunisian crochet stitches are cast on from right to left like knitting and then crocheted off like traditional crochet creating unique stitch patterns.


We will start with the simple stitch to create cloth

samples that can be used for washcloths.


Skill level:  Beginner

Cost:  Materials required for class


Let’s “Color” Easter Eggs

Sunday March 25th

1 – 3 PM


Join us for this fun beginning needle fetling class.  We will celebrate the season by “coloring” a trio of eggs.


Skill Level:  Beginner

Cost: $20 includes materials



Beginning/Intermediate Knitting

4 Saturdays in March


March 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st


Cost $75.00 (4 classes)


This is the perfect class for the beginner as well

as the more seasoned knitter.

We provide individual help on your specific project.



 Drop-in Classes 

Every Wednesday morning from 10 – 12 am


Wednesday evening from 5:30 – 7:30pm.

Cost:  $10.00



Visit our website for more details!

Questions? Email us!