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Skein Sisters will be
Closed Good Friday, Easter Sunday,
Easter Monday and ANZAC Day.
Normal trading hours
apply on all other days.


Opening hours: click here

Ph. +61 2 9554 7444

on orders over $200*


Classes at Skein Sisters

Check our up-coming events, classes and workshops, and social knitting dates in our online calendar.

To go straight to our online list of knitting classes click here or crochet classes here. You can find our spinning, weaving and dyeing here.

Whether you're an absolute beginner or an experienced crafter looking to learn new techniques we'll have something for you. We're adding new classes every week so be sure to keep checking back for updates. In the meantime if there's something you'd like to learn why not drop us a line at info@skeinsisters.com.au or call us on 02 9554 7444 and we'll see what we can do!

Private lessons

We are happy to offer private lessons with one of our experienced teachers.

Private lessons can have a maximum of 2 people and are held at Skein Sisters at one of the following times:

Friday                  10.30am - 11.30am or 12pm - 1pm
Saturday              10.30am - 11.30am
Sunday                11am - 12pm

Private lessons are not available outside of regular store opening hours.


Single class participant: $60 for the first hour or part thereof, $30 per half hour for every 30 mins thereafter.
Two class participants: $90 for the first hour or part thereof, $45 per half hour for every 30 mins thereafter.

A 50% deposit is required upon booking. A private lesson can be cancelled within 48 hours of the class time. If the lesson is cancelled later than 48 hours prior to the class time, a cancellation fee of $30 per person will apply (charged as a non-refundable store credit).

Please contact us at info@skeinsisters.com.au or phone 02 9554 7444 to book.

Terms and conditions

Full payment is required prior to the start of the class to confirm your spot.

Minimum numbers - All classes require a minimum of three people in order to go ahead and, depending on the class, a maximum of 10. If your class or workshop does not have the minimum number of students, the class will be postponed and you will be notified within three days of the class date if it has been cancelled or changed. We cannot be held liable for travel or any other costs in the event of a cancellation.

If your class is postponed or cancelled you can use the amount paid to transfer to another event/activity, use it as a store credit, or be issued a full refund.

Cancelling a class – you are able to cancel, postpone or swap a class up to 7 days prior to the class date to receive a full refund. Less than 7 days prior, we cannot guarantee a full refund unless another booking fills your spot. Once a course has started, we are unable to provide a refund for change of mind or cancellations. 

Where are the workshops held?

We have a beautiful private room at the back of Skein Sisters that has room for up to 12 people.

How do I make a booking?

Check out our current list of classes, workshops and events online. To make a booking, you can book online, visit us in the shop, call 02 9554 7444 or email info@skeinsisters.com.au. Full payment is required to guarantee your place in the class.

Is there parking near Skein Sisters?

There is plenty of all day and two-hour parking all around Skein Sisters.

How do I get to Skein Sisters by public transport?

We are a 10-minute walk from Hurlstone Park train station, as well as Dulwich Grove Light Rail station. See our Find Us page for more information.

What materials do I need to bring to a workshop?

If there is anything that you need to bring on the day or prepare in advance, we will email you with all the details. You can also purchase all you need on the day, just arrive at least 15 mins before the class starts to complete your purchase. You can entitled to a 10% discount off purchases in store only on the day of your class.

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