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Sweater Series! Winter 2019 Edition 10:00 am
Sweater Series! Winter 2019 Edition @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Feb 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sweater Series! Winter 2019 Edition @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
This series is tailored for you! After you choose your favorite sweater pattern this class will guide you through all the steps necessary for knitting a sweater that fits. We will start by considering yarn ...
Oops! Fixing Mistakes 1:00 pm
Oops! Fixing Mistakes @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Feb 2 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Oops! Fixing Mistakes @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
  Knitting mistakes are bound to happen from time to time. A twisted stitch here, a dropped stitch there can often stop a knitter in his or her row not knowing quite what to do. ...
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Open Fibre Night! 2019 5:00 pm
Open Fibre Night! 2019 @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Feb 7 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Open Fibre Night! 2019 @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
Join us every Thursday until 9pm! Plenty of Fibre Fun to be had! Bring a project to work on. Creation, conversation, and inspiration! We appreciate you using supplies purchased from Michigan Fibre Studio!
Knitting BASICS! 101 7:00 pm
Knitting BASICS! 101 @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Knitting BASICS! 101 @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
You see people knitting everywhere you go and think to yourself that you’ve always wanted to learn but haven’t had the time…or patience…or skill. Well here’s your chance! Designed for absolute beginners or for those ...
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Crochet BASICS! 101 10:00 am
Crochet BASICS! 101 @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Crochet BASICS! 101 @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
Description: Learn crochet basics! In this class you will learn enough of the basic skills to get started on a dish cloth that will help you to practice your stitches and be able to read ...
Crochet Beyond Basics 1:00 pm
Crochet Beyond Basics @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Feb 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Crochet Beyond Basics @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
  The Artfully Simple Infinity Scarf is a great one skein project that really shows off interesting and luxurious yarns. Super easy pattern, perfect for wearing doubled as a cowl or long and tied with ...
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Open Fibre Night! 2019 5:00 pm
Open Fibre Night! 2019 @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Feb 14 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Open Fibre Night! 2019 @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
Join us every Thursday until 9pm! Plenty of Fibre Fun to be had! Bring a project to work on. Creation, conversation, and inspiration! We appreciate you using supplies purchased from Michigan Fibre Studio!
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Sweater Series! Winter 2019 Edition 10:00 am
Sweater Series! Winter 2019 Edition @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Feb 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sweater Series! Winter 2019 Edition @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
This series is tailored for you! After you choose your favorite sweater pattern this class will guide you through all the steps necessary for knitting a sweater that fits. We will start by considering yarn ...
Finishing Workshop 1:00 pm
Finishing Workshop @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Finishing Workshop @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
  The pieces have been knitted .The pattern says weave in ends and finish – huh? No more explanation than that, now what? The Finishing workshop is for you! Learn the ins and outs of ...
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Open Fibre Night! 2019 5:00 pm
Open Fibre Night! 2019 @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Feb 21 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Open Fibre Night! 2019 @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
Join us every Thursday until 9pm! Plenty of Fibre Fun to be had! Bring a project to work on. Creation, conversation, and inspiration! We appreciate you using supplies purchased from Michigan Fibre Studio!
Circular Knitting – Hat 7:00 pm
Circular Knitting – Hat @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Circular Knitting - Hat @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
Now that you have your basic knitting skills under your belt, it is time to take it up a notch ~ come learn how to knit a hat! We will be practicing by starting the ...
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Despondent Dyes Trunk Show 5:00 pm
Despondent Dyes Trunk Show @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Feb 22 @ 5:00 pm – Mar 2 @ 4:00 pm
Despondent Dyes Trunk Show @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
We are pleased to have Kathy from Despondent Dyes back in the Studio! Despondent Dyes from Corvallis, Oregon! Kathy will be in person Friday, February 22 and Saturday, February 23! Price List: 1.) Ultra Merino ...
Friday Fibre Ball 2019 5:00 pm
Friday Fibre Ball 2019 @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Feb 22 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Friday Fibre Ball 2019 @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
Come join us for the monthly Friday Fibre Ball! We are open until 11pm! Bring your wheel, needles, hooks, or pins and create with us! Feel free to bring snacks to share (not a requirement). ...
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Open Fibre Night! 2019 5:00 pm
Open Fibre Night! 2019 @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Feb 28 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Open Fibre Night! 2019 @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
Join us every Thursday until 9pm! Plenty of Fibre Fun to be had! Bring a project to work on. Creation, conversation, and inspiration! We appreciate you using supplies purchased from Michigan Fibre Studio!
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Open Fibre Night! 2019 @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Feb 21 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us every Thursday until 9pm! Plenty of Fibre Fun to be had!

Bring a project to work on.

Creation, conversation, and inspiration!

We appreciate you using supplies purchased from Michigan Fibre Studio!

Circular Knitting – Hat @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Now that you have your basic knitting skills under your belt, it is time to take it up a notch ~ come learn how to knit a hat! We will be practicing by starting the Classic Knit Hat, so you will be learning how to knit in the round, how to join your stitches, how to decrease, how to rib, and how to bind off a hat. Plus these basic techniques will be useful in anything from cowls to leg warmers to mittens and bags!

Prerequisites: Knitting Basics or equivalent

Skills taught: Knitting in the round, joining in the round, basic hat construction, double pointed needles, decreasing

Dates: Thursday, Feb 21 from 7p – 9p

Cost: $20.00

Materials: 20% off with class sign up!
~Classic Knit Hat by Haley Scarpino, a free Ravelry download
~1 skein of worsted weight yarn
~Size 8 circular needles 16”
~Size 8 double point needles
~Stitch markers

Class Size: Maximum of 6.

Instructor: Michelle Hendricks

Please call or come into the studio to sign up and reserve your spot! 616.551.1273

***Class Registration Policy***

Payment is due upon time of registration. Class fee is not refundable unless cancellation is made 72 hours before the class start time. Classes with fewer than four students may be canceled or rescheduled for insufficient registration. Unless otherwise indicated, our classes are for students 16 years of age or older. Your registration is valid for the dates listed in the description and may not be transferred to other class dates.

Be sure to come to the studio early enough to have your supplies purchased and your yarn wound into balls before the start of class. Purchasing supplies from Michigan Fibre Studio supports your LYS and enables us to continue bringing in teachers for your continued fiber education.

*Consignment yarn not included in discount

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Friday Fibre Ball 2019 @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Feb 22 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

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Come join us for the monthly Friday Fibre Ball!

We are open until 11pm! Bring your wheel, needles, hooks, or pins and create with us!

Feel free to bring snacks to share (not a requirement). BYOB if you want. Your favorite chair is recommended!

Despondent Dyes Trunk Show @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Feb 22 @ 5:00 pm – Mar 2 @ 4:00 pm

We are pleased to have Kathy from Despondent Dyes back in the Studio!

Despondent Dyes from Corvallis, Oregon!

Kathy will be in person Friday, February 22 and Saturday, February 23!

Price List:

1.) Ultra Merino – $26.00

2.) Merino/Nylon/Stellina – $26.00 (no mini gradients)

3.) the only SW BFL fingering I’ll bring is for the Olive Knits cowl kit – $32.00

4.) I’m pretty sure I’ll have some self-striping (no minis) $36.00

5.) Merino singles – $26.00

6.) Merino Bulky single ply – $26.00

7.) NEW – 100% SW Bluefaced Leicester
DK 100gr/246yds 4-ply – $26.00
* I’ll be bringing some sweater quantities of this

8.) NEW – Worsted weight hat kits – complete with three colors, a pompom and the pattern (including a Ravelry coupon code so people can get a digital copy) – we photographed the hat for this kit when we were in Michigan last March! – $45.00

9.) NEW – Fingering weight hat kit – complete with three colors, a pompom, and a Ravelry coupon code for the knitter’s choice of one of five hats – all of which are designed to be made with the same kit – $45.00

Trunk Show dates:
Friday, February 22 from 5p to 11p
Saturday, February 23 from 10a – 4p
Tuesday, February 26 from noon – 6p
Wednesday, February 27 from noon – 6p
Thursday, February 28 from noon – 9p
Friday, March 1 from noon – 6p
Saturday, March 2 from 10a – 4p

Bio:

We are a cheerful mother and daughter duo seeking a creative outlet for our despondent alter ego. Dead serious about color and knitting, but we tend to be a touch irreverent about almost everything else.

Website: https://despondentdyes.com/
IG: https://www.instagram.com/despondentdyes/
FB: https://www.facebook.com/despondentdyes/

Feb
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Open Fibre Night! 2019 @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Feb 28 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us every Thursday until 9pm! Plenty of Fibre Fun to be had!

Bring a project to work on.

Creation, conversation, and inspiration!

We appreciate you using supplies purchased from Michigan Fibre Studio!

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Sweater Series! Winter 2019 Edition @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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This series is tailored for you! After you choose your favorite sweater pattern this class will guide you through all the steps necessary for knitting a sweater that fits. We will start by considering yarn fibers and weights, move to size and fit, learn the importance of gauge and swatching, cover techniques, and finally we will focus on finishing and care of garment. The class will concentrate on sweater basics as well as provide individual instruction.

Prerequisites: The student must be able to cast on, knit, purl and bind off as well as have some previous experience knitting and completing a project.

Skills Taught: Sweater construction, checking gauge, pattern reading, techniques, life lines and correcting mistakes.

Dates:
Saturday, January 19, February 2 & 16, March 2 & 16 from 10a – noon

Cost: $100.00

Materials: To be purchased at Michigan Fibre Studio.

All class supplies purchased at Michigan FIbre Studio are entitled to a 20% student discount

 Pattern of your choosing. Please select and purchase your pattern prior to first class. (unsure of a pattern? Check out the Sweater Series Bundle on our Ravelry page). Need help picking a pattern? Give us a call and make an appt!

Bring two copies of pattern to first class.

 Yarn to be purchased after first class.

Class size: 4 students.

A Ravelry account is strongly suggested. It will make searching for patterns easier.

Check out the Michigan Fibre Studio Sweater Series Bundle here!

Instructor: Amy Gallmeyer Knitting

Please call or stop in to sign up and reserve your spot! 616.551.1273

***Class Registration Policy***

Payment is due upon time of registration. Class fee is not refundable unless cancellation is made 72 hours before the class start time. Classes with fewer than four students may be canceled or rescheduled for insufficient registration. Unless otherwise indicated, our classes are for students 16 years of age or older. Your registration is valid for the dates listed in the description and may not be transferred to other class dates.

Be sure to come to the studio early enough to have your supplies purchased and your yarn wound into balls before the start of class. Purchasing supplies from Michigan Fibre Studio supports your LYS and enables us to continue bringing in teachers for your continued fiber education.

*Consignment yarn not included in discount

Felted Coin Purse @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 

Learn to knit a cute felted coin purse for yourself or to give as gifts this holiday season. This class uses the Felted Coin Purse pattern #3 by Black Cat Designs, a free pattern on Ravelry.

Prerequisites: The student must be able to cast on, knit, purl,
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Skills Taught: Two color knitting, short row shaping, felting and sewing in a zipper.

Dates:
Saturday, March 2 and 16 from 1p – 3p

Cost: $40.00

Materials: To be purchased at Michigan Fibre Studio.
 Felted Coin Purse #3 by Black Cat Designs, a free Ravelry download.
 220 yards of worsted yarn, 1 skein each of three colors. Please avoid the color white, it does not felt well.
 Needles in size US 10.5 double points and 16 inch circular or 32 inch circular if using magic loop.
 7” zipper and matching thread.
 Tapestry needle.
 Stitch marker.

Class Size: Minimum of 4 students and a maximum of 8.

Instructor: Amy Gallmeyer Knitting

Please call or stop in to sign up and reserve your spot! 616.551.1273

***Class Registration Policy***

Payment is due upon time of registration. Class fee is not refundable unless cancellation is made 72 hours before the class start time. Classes with fewer than four students may be canceled or rescheduled for insufficient registration. Unless otherwise indicated, our classes are for students 16 years of age or older. Your registration is valid for the dates listed in the description and may not be transferred to other class dates.

Be sure to come to the studio early enough to have your supplies purchased and your yarn wound into balls before the start of class. Purchasing supplies from Michigan Fibre Studio supports your LYS and enables us to continue bringing in teachers for your continued fiber education.

*Consignment yarn not included in discount

Photo credit: elyoung on Flickr

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Open Fibre Night! 2019 @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Mar 7 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us every Thursday until 9pm! Plenty of Fibre Fun to be had!

Bring a project to work on.

Creation, conversation, and inspiration!

We appreciate you using supplies purchased from Michigan Fibre Studio!

Mar
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Crochet BASICS! 101 @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Mar 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Description: Learn crochet basics! In this class you will learn enough of the basic skills to get started on a dish cloth that will help you to practice your stitches and be able to read the pattern.

Prerequisites: None

Skills taught: Chain, single crochet, double crochet and how to read a simple written pattern.

Dates: Saturday, Mar 9 from 10a – noon

Materials: 20% off with class sign up!
Crochet hook size H
Cotton yarn

Class Size: Max 6

Instructor: Karin Sajdak

Reserve your spot by purchasing tickets above, register in person or call the Studio! 616.551.1273

***Class Registration Policy***

Payment is due upon time of registration. Class fee is not refundable unless cancellation is made 72 hours before the class start time. Classes with fewer than four students may be canceled or rescheduled for insufficient registration. Unless otherwise indicated, our classes are for students 16 years of age or older. Your registration is valid for the dates listed in the description and may not be transferred to other class dates.

Be sure to come to the studio early enough to have your supplies purchased and your yarn wound into balls before the start of class. Purchasing supplies from Michigan Fibre Studio supports your LYS and enables us to continue bringing in teachers for your continued fiber education.

*Consignment yarn not included in discount

Crochet Beyond Basics @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

 

Crochet NEXT STEPS! 102

The Artfully Simple Infinity Scarf is a great one skein project that really shows off interesting and luxurious yarns. Super easy pattern, perfect for wearing doubled as a cowl or long and tied with a button embellishment. With the right yarn, it’s a wearable work of art!

Want something more advanced? Pick your own project! Inquire about options!

Check out our Ravelry Bundle!

https://www.ravelry.com/bundles/crochet-beyond-basics


Prerequisites: Crochet BASICS! 101 or equivalent


Skills taught: Dependent on pattern

Chain, double crochet, working in the round, reading written pattern or chart.


Dates:

Saturday, March 9 from 1p – 3p

Cost: $20.00

Materials: 20% off materials purchased from Michigan Fibre Studio

Beginner project:

  • Classic Shades variegated yarn or solid wool or acrylic
  • Crochet Hook Size K & I

Class Size: Maximum of 8.

Instructor: Karin Sajdak

Please call or come into the studio to sign up and reserve your spot! 616.551.1273

***Class Registration Policy***

Payment is due upon time of registration. Class fee is not refundable unless cancellation is made 72 hours before the class start time. Classes with fewer than four students may be canceled or rescheduled for insufficient registration. Unless otherwise indicated, our classes are for students 16 years of age or older. Your registration is valid for the dates listed in the description and may not be transferred to other class dates.

Be sure to come to the studio early enough to have your supplies purchased and your yarn wound into balls before the start of class. Purchasing supplies from Michigan Fibre Studio supports your LYS and enables us to continue bringing in teachers for your continued fiber education.

*Consignment yarn not included in discount