Event FAQs

Created by Kristy Glass and Eve Ashworth, Knit+Escape presents exciting, inclusive events – live, in-person and now, virtually.

Tickets cancelled two weeks before the start of the Virtual Event will receive a full refund minus the transaction fees. No refunds will be provided for cancellations less than two weeks before the start of the Virtual Event. If you would like to transfer your class to another person please email us at knitandescape.virtual@gmail.com. Classes are transferable up to 48 hours before the event start date.

No, all classes and lectures are live and not recorded.

Our classes, lectures, and demos operate on our online meeting and webinar provider, Zoom. You will be able to access all of this with a computer, smartphone or tablet and an internet connection. To have the best experience, we suggest you view where you have a strong internet connection so the video does not buffer. For smartphones and tablets, the Zoom app is available in the app store of your choice for all devices. For smartphone and tablet specifications, click here. For computer specifications, click here.

Zoom suggests our participants have at least 2 MPBS of upload and download speed from your internet service provider. To check your internet bandwidth click here.

Upon registration, you will receive a confirmation email listing your registered sessions.A link to which will be emailed to you for your personal schedule Event Hub that enables you to see all your registered classes, the virtual Marketplace, and demos. It is advisable to enter your classroom at least 15 minutes before a class starts to work out any technical issues. You will receive a reminder 30 minutes prior to the start of each of the class.

Find a quiet and comfortable place in your home and assemble your supplies listed in the class description and any prior work requested by the teacher. If you want a snack or drink, go for it! Then set up your computer, smartphone, or tablet. Headphones will make it easier to concentrate but are not required. A few days prior to the event look for an email from us with details for accessing your personal schedule Event Hub. For each class there will be a “join session” button; please be sure to enter your classroom at least 15 minutes before the class starts to work out any technical issues you may have.

Don’t panic! First, exit from the class and reenter the classroom. If the issue does not resolve itself, restart your device and rejoin the class. If you still cannot get in, please write to us at knitandescape.virtual@gmail.com

The purpose of this event is enjoyment. Therefore any form of harassment at any Knit and Escape event is subject to a ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY. Any form of harassment is unacceptable, and mean, and any person engaging in it will be promptly dealt with by Knit and Escape personnel. Please report any such behavior to Knit and Escape staff, who will respond with penalties that they consider appropriate including expulsion from the event with no refund. All attendees, speakers, guests, vendors and participants must adhere to the no harassment standard policy and are subject to the same disciplinary action.

Yes, you can. By clicking here or on the link we sent to you in your confirmation email and logging in, you can make changes to your class selections. This function will only be available up until 2 weeks before the event. Should you have difficulties with this function, please contact our registration team at: knitandescape.virtual@gmail.com

For Everyone: From someone who can just about recognize knitting needles to someone who can knit a sweater in an hour! We will all learn something!

Intermediate: You can cast on and do knit and purl, work simple increases/decreases, follow written basic stitch patterns. You can work in the round and have finished some basic items or garments. Able to work different stitch patterns.

Experienced: Most knitting projects don’t scare you. You are able to adapt patterns to fit and have designed your own patterns. You are always eager to learn new techniques and can grasp them easily.

If your problems are technical in nature (your browser is reporting errors or pages are failing to load correctly), please first try quitting and relaunching your browser and/or restarting your computer. Also, be sure you are not blocking cookies in your browser’s preferences (cookies are required for the registration form to work). If needed you can email us at knitandescape.virtual@gmail.com

As a participant in Knit and Escape you grant the event owners the right to record, film, live stream, photograph, or capture your likeness in any media now available or hereafter developed and to distribute, broadcast, use, or otherwise globally to disseminate, in perpetuity, such media without any further approval from you or any payment to you.

Of course! We encourage attendees to take photos, screenshots and share what you learned in your classes. Post them online using the hashtags #knitandescape #knitandescapevirtual #kristyglassknits

Your personal information is safe on our website. Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology automatically encrypts your personal information when you place your order. Your order cannot be read and your name, address, and credit card information are secure.

All the session times are Eastern Standard Time (EST).

Two ways. One way is to click on "My Calendar" in the navigation to view all of the sessions and classes you purchased. All participants are automatically registered for the full list of demos and vendor session with the purchase of a Marketplace ticket or Class Ticket. The second way to view the sessions is by using the "Event Calendar" dropdown in the navigation and selecting the type of session you'd like to see the list for.