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Open Fibre Night! 5:00 pm
Open Fibre Night! @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Mar 2 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Open Fibre Night! @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
Bring any project to work on! Repeats every Thursday!
Crochet BASICS! 101 7:00 pm
Crochet BASICS! 101 @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 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 ...
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Intro to Two Color Brioche 10:00 am
Intro to Two Color Brioche @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Intro to Two Color Brioche @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
This class will introduce the knitter to the two color brioche technique using Classic Elite’s Technicolor Scarf pattern. Brioche is a type of ribbing that creates a squishy and warm two – sided fabric. Prerequisites: ...
Leading Men Fiber Arts Trunk Show 10:00 am
Leading Men Fiber Arts Trunk Show @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Leading Men Fiber Arts Trunk Show @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
We are so excited to be hosting Leading Men Fiber Arts for a one day only trunk show ~ come meet Leading Men Steve & Andy fromwww.leadingmenfiberarts.com! Partners Steve and Andy and the Leading Men ...
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Spinning Wednesday! 5:00 pm
Spinning Wednesday! @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Mar 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Spinning Wednesday! @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
Spinning Wednesday! Repeats every other Wednesday! Come in anytime. Open until 8pm. Bring your drop spindle! Bring your wheel! Check out the pretties! Come join us!
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Open Fibre Night! 5:00 pm
Open Fibre Night! @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Mar 9 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Open Fibre Night! @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
Bring any project to work on! Repeats every Thursday!
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Sweater Series! Winter 2017 Edition 10:00 am
Sweater Series! Winter 2017 Edition @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Mar 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sweater Series! Winter 2017 Edition @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
Join us for the Sweater Series! Learn everything you need to know to complete a properly sized sweater for you! This is a 5 session bi-weekly intense instructional class that will take you from the ...
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Open Fibre Night! 4:00 pm
Open Fibre Night! @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Mar 16 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open Fibre Night! @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
Bring any project to work on! Repeats every Thursday!
Intro to Tunisian Crochet 7:00 pm
Intro to Tunisian Crochet @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Mar 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Intro to Tunisian Crochet @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
What is Tunisian crochet? It’s a type of crochet that uses an elongated hook. It is sometimes considered to be a mixture of crocheting and knitting. Some techniques used in knitting are also applicable in ...
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Friday Fibre Ball 4:00 pm
Friday Fibre Ball @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Mar 17 @ 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Friday Fibre Ball @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
Come join us for the monthly Friday Fibre Ball! We are open until the midnight hour! Bring your wheel, needles, hooks, or pins and create with us! Feel free to bring snacks to share (not ...
Lemonade Shop Pop Up 4:00 pm
Lemonade Shop Pop Up @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Mar 17 @ 4:00 pm – Mar 18 @ 12:00 am
Lemonade Shop Pop Up @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
We are super excited to have Lemonade Shop back in the Studio March 17 for a pop up shop! (It’s our late night too!) We’ve selected several colors on the Mighty Sock base. MIGHTY SOCK: ...
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Knitting BASICS! 101 1:00 pm
Knitting BASICS! 101 @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Mar 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 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 ...
Sock Club 2016 – Unchained 10:00 am
Sock Club 2016 – Unchained @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Mar 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sock Club 2016 - Unchained @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
Sock Club is a workshop that meets every other month at Michigan Fibre Studio. Learn new ways to cast on and bind off, different heel techniques, intarsia in the round, vertical stranding, helix knitting and ...
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Spinning Wednesday! 4:00 pm
Spinning Wednesday! @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Mar 22 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Spinning Wednesday! @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
Spinning Wednesday! Repeats every other Wednesday! Come in anytime. Open until 8pm. Bring your drop spindle! Bring your wheel! Check out the pretties! Come join us!
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Open Fibre Night! 4:00 pm
Open Fibre Night! @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Mar 23 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open Fibre Night! @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
Bring any project to work on! Repeats every Thursday!
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Rigid Heddle Study Group 10:00 am
Rigid Heddle Study Group @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Rigid Heddle Study Group @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
A group to explore rigid heddle weaving. Novice to pro, all are welcome. Let us know if you want to come out to play with your rigid heddle loom! Click here to join the group: ...
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Open Fibre Night! 5:00 pm
Open Fibre Night! @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Mar 30 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Open Fibre Night! @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
Bring any project to work on! Repeats every Thursday!
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Open Fibre Night! @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Mar 30 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Fiber Addiction KAL
Bring any project to work on!

Repeats every Thursday!

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Spinning Wednesday! @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Apr 5 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

spinning weds
Spinning Wednesday! Repeats every other Wednesday!

Come in anytime. Open until 8pm.

Bring your drop spindle! Bring your wheel!

Check out the pretties!

Come join us!

Apr
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Open Fibre Night! @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Apr 6 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Fiber Addiction KAL
Bring any project to work on!

Repeats every Thursday!

Apr
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Sweater Series! Winter 2017 Edition @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

sweater series

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Join us for the Sweater Series! Learn everything you need to know to complete a properly sized sweater for you!

This is a 5 session bi-weekly intense instructional class that will take you from the beginning stages of picking a pattern, checking gauge, sizing, swatching, and fiber selection through construction and finishing. The class will focus on sweater basics as well as provide individual instruction based on your unique pattern. You’ll knit a sweater that fits your unique body and reflects your fit preferences.

Class includes homework! The sooner you sign up, the sooner you can start on your homework required prior to the first session.

This is a great series for all sweater knitters. From beginner sweater to a more advanced pattern, this series will expand your knitting skills!

Prerequisites: Student must knit, purl, cast on, bind off

Skills taught: Sweater construction, swatching, checking gauge, increases/decreases, life lines, correcting mistakes

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

Check out the Michigan Fibre Studio Sweater Series Bundle here!

Items to bring to first class: an iPhone or iPad (for Ravelry browsing), Your favorite sweater and questionnaire (emailed to you), crochet hook, tapestry needle, tape measure, stitch markers, scissors

Dates: Class will meet for five, two hour session bi-weekly on:

Saturday, Jan 28, Feb 11, 25 Mar 11, 25 from 10a – noon.

Sweater KAL times are Thursdays during open fibre night until 9p and Saturdays after class until 4p. Additional instruction is also available.

Materials:
Pattern and yarn (special order) to be purchased at first session of class at 20% off

Class Size: Minimum of 4 students and a maximum of 6.

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

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Open Fibre Night! @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Apr 13 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Fiber Addiction KAL
Bring any project to work on!

Repeats every Thursday!

Sock Heel Techniques – Vanilla is the new Black @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Sock Heel Techniques is a workshop that meets every month at Michigan Fibre Studio. Learn new ways to knit heels. The techniques will be taught using worsted weight yarn and larger needles. Once the techniques have been mastered you will be ready to tackle the sock in sock weight yarn.

Prerequisites: Must be an intermediate knitter, comfortable with casting on, knit and purl stitches, increases and decreases, binding off, and have previous sock knitting experience.

Sessions:

I. Vanilla is the new Black – A top down sock that is completely reversible! And there are no stitches to pick up!

Techniques taught – Strong-style heel

Meets – Thursday, April 13 from 7 – 9 pm or
Saturday, April 15 from 10 – noon

II. Tomato Heel – Instead of two wedges this heel uses three, resulting in gently sloping sides.

Techniques taught – Tomato Heel

Meets – Thursday, May 4 from 7 – 9 pm or
Saturday, May 6 from 10 – noon.

III. Fish Lips Kiss Heel – “no wraps, no gaps, no maths!”

Techniques taught – Fish Lips Kiss Heel

Meets – Thursday, June 1 from 7 – 9 pm or
Saturday, June 3 from 10 – noon.

IV. Teardrop Heel Socks – a heel technique that maintains the stripe sequence of self – striping yarn.

Techniques taught – Teardrop Heel

Meets – Thursday, July 6 from 7 – 9 pm or
Saturday, July 8 from 10 – noon.

Cost: Take any or all of the workshops!

 $20.00 per workshop.

 Sign up for all four by April 6 and cost is $60.00.

Please use this link to sign up for all 4 sessions before April 6. Indicate Thursdays or Saturdays at checkout.


Homework: There may be homework to do prior to each workshop that you will receive when you sign up for the
workshop.

Instructor: Amy Gallmeyer

Class Size: Minimum 4 students.

Photo credit Anneh Fletcher
 
***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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Knitting BASICS! 101 @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Apr 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

knitting basics
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 who are still learning the basics, you’ll get a solid foundation of knitting fundamentals in our Beginning Knitting Workshop.

Prerequisites: None

Skills taught: Cast on, knit, purl, bind off, common mistakes and fixes

Dates: Saturday, April 15 from 2p – 4p

Materials: 20% off materials with sign up

  • Bamboo needles size 8
  • Cotton yarn
  • Handi-tool

Class Size: Maximum of 6

Instructor: Heather Havens

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

Sock Heel Techniques – Vanilla is the new Black @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Apr 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sock Heel Techniques is a workshop that meets every month at Michigan Fibre Studio. Learn new ways to knit heels. The techniques will be taught using worsted weight yarn and larger needles. Once the techniques have been mastered you will be ready to tackle the sock in sock weight yarn.

Prerequisites: Must be an intermediate knitter, comfortable with casting on, knit and purl stitches, increases and decreases, binding off, and have previous sock knitting experience.

Sessions:

I. Vanilla is the new Black – A top down sock that is completely reversible! And there are no stitches to pick up!

Techniques taught – Strong-style heel

Meets – Thursday, April 13 from 7 – 9 pm or
Saturday, April 15 from 10 – noon

II. Tomato Heel – Instead of two wedges this heel uses three, resulting in gently sloping sides.

Techniques taught – Tomato Heel

Meets – Thursday, May 4 from 7 – 9 pm or
Saturday, May 6 from 10 – noon.

III. Fish Lips Kiss Heel – “no wraps, no gaps, no maths!”

Techniques taught – Fish Lips Kiss Heel

Meets – Thursday, June 1 from 7 – 9 pm or
Saturday, June 3 from 10 – noon.

IV. Teardrop Heel Socks – a heel technique that maintains the stripe sequence of self – striping yarn.

Techniques taught – Teardrop Heel

Meets – Thursday, July 6 from 7 – 9 pm or
Saturday, July 8 from 10 – noon.

Cost: Take any or all of the workshops!

 $20.00 per workshop.

 Sign up for all four by April 6 and cost is $60.00.

Please use this link to sign up for all 4 sessions before April 6. Indicate Thursdays or Saturdays at checkout.

Homework: There may be homework to do prior to each workshop that you will receive when you sign up for the workshop.

Instructor: Amy Gallmeyer

Class Size: Minimum 4 students.

Photo credit Anneh Fletcher
 
***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
Apr
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Spinning Wednesday! @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Apr 19 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

spinning weds
Spinning Wednesday! Repeats every other Wednesday!

Come in anytime. Open until 8pm.

Bring your drop spindle! Bring your wheel!

Check out the pretties!

Come join us!

Apr
20
Thu
Open Fibre Night! @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Apr 20 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Fiber Addiction KAL
Bring any project to work on!

Repeats every Thursday!