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MFS Fiber Art Installation 10:00 am
MFS Fiber Art Installation @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – Oct 7 @ 4:00 pm
MFS Fiber Art Installation @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
                          Welcome to the MFS edition of FiberPrize! Please join us for the first annual Fiber Art Installation that runs simutaneously with ArtPrize ...
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Spinzilla!
Spinzilla! @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Oct 2 – Oct 8 all-day
Spinzilla! @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
************* It’s Spinzilla Time! ****************** It’s Spinzilla Time! Two stores partnering together this year with a team – Fibre Benders! Michigan Fibre Studio and Threadbender Yarn Shop are coming together for a great Spinzilla event! ...
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Spinzilla Spin Night 5:00 pm
Spinzilla Spin Night @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Spinzilla Spin Night @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
************* It’s Spinzilla Time! ****************** It’s Spinzilla Time! Two stores partnering together this year with a team – Fibre Benders! Michigan Fibre Studio and Threadbender Yarn Shop are coming together for a great Spinzilla event! ...
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Felted Coin Purse 10:00 am
Felted Coin Purse @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Felted Coin Purse @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
  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 ...
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Open Fibre Night! 5:00 pm
Open Fibre Night! @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Oct 5 @ 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!
Spinzilla Spin Night 5:00 pm
Spinzilla Spin Night @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Oct 5 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Spinzilla Spin Night @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
************* It’s Spinzilla Time! ****************** It’s Spinzilla Time! Two stores partnering together this year with a team – Fibre Benders! Michigan Fibre Studio and Threadbender Yarn Shop are coming together for a great Spinzilla event! ...
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Spinzilla Spin Day 10:00 am
Spinzilla Spin Day @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Spinzilla Spin Day @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
************* It’s Spinzilla Time! ****************** It’s Spinzilla Time! Two stores partnering together this year with a team – Fibre Benders! Michigan Fibre Studio and Threadbender Yarn Shop are coming together for a great Spinzilla event! ...
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Open Fibre Night! 5:00 pm
Open Fibre Night! @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Oct 12 @ 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!
Sweater Series! Fall 2017 Edition 7:00 pm
Sweater Series! Fall 2017 Edition @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sweater Series! Fall 2017 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 4:00 pm
Oops! Fixing Mistakes @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Oct 12 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 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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Felted Coin Purse 10:00 am
Felted Coin Purse @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Felted Coin Purse @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
  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 ...
Spinning Wednesday! 5:00 pm
Spinning Wednesday! @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Oct 18 @ 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
Oct 19 @ 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!
Intro to Tunisian Crochet 7:00 pm
Intro to Tunisian Crochet @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Oct 19 @ 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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Sock Club! Dither 10:00 am
Sock Club! Dither @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sock Club! Dither @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
  Sock Club is a workshop that meets every month at Michigan Fibre Studio. This year’s sock club will explore the creative patterns of General Hogbuffer. Each workshop will feature a different sock pattern and ...
Finishing Workshop 1:00 pm
Finishing Workshop @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Oct 21 @ 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! 5:00 pm
Open Fibre Night! @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Oct 26 @ 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!
Sweater Series! Fall 2017 Edition 7:00 pm
Sweater Series! Fall 2017 Edition @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sweater Series! Fall 2017 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 4:00 pm
Finishing Workshop @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Oct 26 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 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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AJHC Wool Trunk Show
AJHC Wool Trunk Show @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Oct 27 – Oct 28 all-day
AJHC Wool Trunk Show @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
At Michigan Fibre Studio, we are always looking for new and exciting hand dyed fiber for you! We are pleased to have in the Studio: AJHC Wools! (AJ’s Hand-Dyed Crack) from Eaton Rapids, MI Yarn ...
Friday Fibre Ball 5:00 pm
Friday Fibre Ball @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Oct 27 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 28 @ 12:00 am
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 ...
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Crochet BASICS! 101 10:00 am
Crochet BASICS! 101 @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Oct 28 @ 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 ...
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Open Fibre Night! @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Oct 19 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Fiber Addiction KAL
Bring any project to work on!

Repeats every Thursday!

Intro to Tunisian Crochet @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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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 Tunisian crochet.

In class, you will learn a variety of Tunisian crochet stitches. You have the choice of 2 projects to start in class. The Tunisian Crochet Scarf by Purl Soho or the Knit Alike Scarf by B. Hooked Crochet.

Prerequisites: Crochet Basics! 101 or equivalent

Skills taught: Tunisian crochet stitches: single, double, knit, cross-stitch, gobelin

Dates: Thursday, Oct 19 from 7p – 9p

Cost: $20.00

Materials: 20% off materials purchased from Michigan Fibre Studio
• Worsted weight scrap for practice
• 400 yds Deluxe Worsted
• Tunisian hook size J


Class Size: Maximum of 8.

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

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Sock Club! Dither @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
 

Sock Club is a workshop that meets every month at Michigan Fibre Studio. This year’s sock club will explore the creative patterns of General Hogbuffer. Each workshop will feature a different sock pattern and teach the unique techniques that the pattern uses. 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. Vertizontal
Meets – Saturday, September 16 from 10 – noon.
II. Dither
Meets – Saturday, October 21 from 10 – noon.
III. Euclid
Meets – Saturday, November 18 from 10 – noon.
IV. Albion
Meets – Saturday, December 16 from 10 – noon.

Materials: To be purchased at Michigan Fibre Studio
 Two skeins of worsted weight yarn – one light color and one dark.
 US 8 32 inch circular needle if using Magic Loop.
 US 8 double pointed needles.
 All patterns are free on Ravelry, please print and bring to class.


Cost: Take any or all of the workshops!
 $20.00 per workshop.
 Sign up for all four by September 9, 2017 and cost is $60.00.
Link for all 4 here:
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=RK68QDEQ2NGTY

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

Class Size: Minimum 4 students, maximum 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: © General Hogbuffer

Finishing Workshop @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 

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 seaming, picking up stitches for button bands, and weaving in ends.

Prerequisites: This class is for the intermediate knitter who has already completed projects in the past but wants to polish their finishing skills.

Skills Taught: Finishing techniques.

Dates: Saturday, October 21 from 1 – 3 pm.

To bring to class:
 Knitting tool kit: scissors, tapestry needle, pins, tape measure, left over yarn from project.

Homework: Make two swatches in garter stitch using a light colored worsted weight yarn and US 7 or 8 needles. Cast on 14 stitches and work in garter for 4 inches and bind off.

Make two more swatches this time in stockinette using a light colored worsted weight yarn and US 7 or 8 needles. Again, cast on 14 stitches and work in stockinette for 4 inches and bind off. Block all four swatches.

Cost: $20.00

Class Size: Minimum of 4 students, 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: creativeknittingmagazine.com

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Open Fibre Night! @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Fiber Addiction KAL
Bring any project to work on!

Repeats every Thursday!

Sweater Series! Fall 2017 Edition @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 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:
Thursday, September 14 & 28, October 12 & 26, November 9 from 7-9 pm.

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)

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

Finishing Workshop @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Oct 26 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 

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 seaming, picking up stitches for button bands, and weaving in ends.

Prerequisites: This class is for the intermediate knitter who has already completed projects in the past but wants to polish their finishing skills.

Skills Taught: Finishing techniques.

Dates: Thursday, October 26 from 4 – 6 pm.

To bring to class:
 Knitting tool kit: scissors, tapestry needle, pins, tape measure, left over yarn from project.

Homework: Make two swatches in garter stitch using a light colored worsted weight yarn and US 7 or 8 needles. Cast on 14 stitches and work in garter for 4 inches and bind off.

Make two more swatches this time in stockinette using a light colored worsted weight yarn and US 7 or 8 needles. Again, cast on 14 stitches and work in stockinette for 4 inches and bind off. Block all four swatches.

Cost: $20.00

Class Size: Minimum of 4 students, 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: creativeknittingmagazine.com

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AJHC Wool Trunk Show @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Oct 27 – Oct 28 all-day

At Michigan Fibre Studio, we are always looking for new and exciting hand dyed fiber for you!

We are pleased to have in the Studio:

AJHC Wools! (AJ’s Hand-Dyed Crack) from Eaton Rapids, MI

Yarn Weight: Basic Sock (Fingering)
Skein Length: 460 yards
$25
 
Yarn Weight: Basic Sock Minis (Fingering)
Skein Length: 92yds
$7.50
 
Yarn Weight: MCN Sock (Fingering)
Skein Length: 435 yards
$33
 
Yarn Weight: Sultry Single (Fingering)
Skein Length: 435 yards
$30
 
Yarn Weight: Baby Alpaca DK (DK/Light Worsted)
Skein Length: 220 yards
$28
 
Yarn Weight: SW Merino Worsted (Worsted)
Skein Length: 218 yards
$25
 
Yarn Weight: Baby Alpaca Chunky (Chunky/Bulky)
Skein Length: 100 yards
$28

Trunk Show dates:
Fri Oct 27 from 5p – 9p (we are open until midnight!)
Sat Oct 28 from 10a – 4p

Indie Dyer Bio:

IG: https://www.instagram.com/ajhcwools/
FB: https://www.facebook.com/AJHCWools/

Friday Fibre Ball @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Oct 27 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 28 @ 12:00 am

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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 a requirement). BYOB if you want. Your favorite chair is recommended!

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Crochet BASICS! 101 @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Oct 28 @ 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, Oct 28 from 10a – noon

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

Class Size: Min 2, 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