We are excited to return to Pasadena for Stitches SoCal. This event offers top-knotch education with 31 of the best instructors in the industry, the Stitches Fashion Show, the Stitches Makers’ Showcase, and other fun ways for the community to connect.

The schedule of 104 classes includes a variety of fiber arts. In addition to knitting, crochet, and weaving, you will find sewing, quilting, embroidery, spinning, carding, dyeing, and more. Options abound! 

Stitches SoCal will feature a dazzling Market full of inspiration for fiber artists of all kinds. You will find everything from yarn, fiber, and fabric to notions and tools that will tempt every Maker and make your creative dreams come true.

The Pasadena Convention Center is the premier meeting and events venue in the heart of Pasadena. The Civic Center district boasts a wide variety of restaurants all within walking distance of the hotels and Convention Center.

We look forward to seeing you in Pasadena!

4 Full Days of Classes
+ 104 Stimulating Classes for every interest
+ 31 Expert Fiber Arts Instructors
+ 86 New Classes
+ An Amazing Market
= 1 Incredible Weekend!

Keeping You Safe

The health and safety of our attendees, vendors, teachers, staff and volunteers are our highest priority. We have updated our COVID-19 Policy as of 9/16/2022.

Classes & Events: Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative COVID testing are required to attend any classes or special events at the Pasadena, CA show. Masking is highly recommended but not required for most classes or special events. 

Masks will be required in all Amy Snell’s classrooms.

Stitches Market: Masking is highly recommended but not required in the Stitches Market. Attending the Stitches Market requires proof of vaccination or negative COVID testing.

This COVID policy is instated as of 9/16/2022 and will be updated based on any masking or vaccine requirement changes from city, state, or federal authorities.

Access to the dashboard for students and those who purchased market tickets will be available beginning August 18, 2022.

If you are interested in volunteering at SoCal, Click Here


Classes 9:00am–12:00pm

Classes 1:30pm-4:30pm

The Market Preview  5:00pm-8:00pm

Paris: The Fabric of a City with Franklin Habit 8:30pm


Classes 9:00am–12:00pm

The Market 10:00am-6:00pm

Classes 2:00pm-5:00pm

Stitches Fashion Show 7:30pm


Classes 9:00am–12:00pm

The Market 10:00am-6:00pm

BIPOC Meetup 1:00pm-2:30pm

Classes 2:00pm-5:00pm

Stitches Makers’ Showcase 7:30pm


Classes 9:00am–12:00pm

The Market 10:00am-4:00pm

LGBTQ+ Meetup 1:00pm-2:30pm

Classes 1:30pm-4:30pm


We have 31 amazing instructors teaching 104 classes. You can see the classes online via the button below, or download a linked PDF of the classes.

Choose from 90-minute, 3-hour, 6-hour, & 12-hour classes.

Each teacher and class (in this PDF) is hyper-linked to its own web page, offering you an easy, fast-track registration experience.

Do you want to find classes by class type? Here is a quick link index that will help you do just that!

crochet (19)  •  knitting (62)  •  design (3)  •  dyeing (2)  •  hand-sewing (11)  •  hand-quilting (3)  •  machine-sewing (6)   •  spinning (8)  •  weaving (11)   •  felting (3)  •  embroidery, needlepoint, and/or surface design (8)

Meet our extraordinary instructors!

Stitches West Instructors

The Market

There is so much to do at the Stitches Market…walk the aisles to see and touch the yarn, fabric and notions; meet old friends and make new; stop at the Playground and learn a new technique or see a new product demonstrated; bring a friend and let our staff help them Learn to Knit or Crochet, and so much more!

Market entrance is included with your registration for any Stitches SoCal Classes or Events.


SoCal Market Ticket: Admit One Stitches SoCal Thurs Preview 5pm-8pm Fri & Sat 10am-6pm Sun (Free) 10am-4pm Market Ticket

Market Tickets are available!

Purchase a Preview Ticket or a Market Ticket now.

Special Events

Round out your Stitches weekend with our Special Events. Hear Franklin Habit’s special presentation on Paris Thursday evening after the Market Preview. The Friday evening Stitches Fashion Show highlights professionally modeled items you can find in the Stitches Market. The Stitches Makers’ Showcase on Saturday evening is your chance to shine! Show off your creativity and be inspired by your fellow Makers. Join us for one or all of these great events.

Paris: The Fabric of a City
with Franklin Habit
Thursday at 8:30pm

Stitches Fashion Show
Friday at 7:30pm

Stitches Makers’ Showcase 
Saturday at 7:30pm

Each event requires the purchase of a ticket to attend.


These meetups are hosted by yelley (they/them), a knitter, crocheter, spinner, maker in the San Francisco Bay Area, working to promote diversity and inclusiveness in the fiber arts world. Her goal is to create safer and more accessible spaces for marginalized folx through representation, visibility, and community building events.

BIPOC Meetup 
Saturday at 1:00pm

LGBTQ+ Meetup 
Sunday at 1:00pm

Show Sponsors

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Preferred Sponsors

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