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Knitting BASICS! 101 1:00 pm
Knitting BASICS! 101 @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Feb 1 @ 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 ...
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Sock Construction Class 6:00 pm
Sock Construction Class @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sock Construction Class @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
This class is for the knitter who is interested in learning the process of sock knitting using the Magic Loop technique but not ready to commit to knitting a pair of socks using sock weight yarn ...
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Crochet BASICS! 101 10:00 am
Crochet BASICS! 101 @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Feb 29 @ 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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Crochet BASICS! 101 @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Feb 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

crochet

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, February 29 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. Refunds will be given as store credit only. 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.

Weather Policy – Michigan weather is unpredictable. We will make a determination 2 hours before class whether or not class will be held or cancelled. Determination is based on the weather in Eastown. If we cancel due to weather, you can either be refunded, transfer to a new session, or store credit. If you cancel due to weather and the class is still held, class fee is not refundable unless cancellation is made 72 hours before the class start time. Refunds will be given as store credit only.

You are taking a space in the class that someone else could be using. Please be courteous of instructors time. Instructors are paid even if you do not show up.

*Consignment yarn not included in discount

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Mastering the Gauge Swatch @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The lure of beautiful yarn and a new pattern is hard to overcome. Fingers itch to cast on and get started. Sometimes the urge to get started finds knitters skimping on or skipping altogether the most important part of the whole project: the dreaded gauge swatch. In this workshop the knitter will learn the importance of gauge and how to make a swatch that provides the information to knit a garment that fits perfectly.

Prerequisites: Must know how to knit, purl, cast on, bind off.

Skills Taught: Gauge concepts and how to accurately measure for gauge.

Date and time: Thursday, March 5 from 6p – 9p

Cost: $30.00

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. Refunds will be given as store credit only. 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.

Weather Policy – Michigan weather is unpredictable. We will make a determination 2 hours before class whether or not class will be held or cancelled. Determination is based on the weather in Eastown. If we cancel due to weather, you can either be refunded, transfer to a new session, or store credit. If you cancel due to weather and the class is still held, class fee is not refundable unless cancellation is made 72 hours before the class start time. Refunds will be given as store credit only.

You are taking a space in the class that someone else could be using. Please be courteous of instructors time. Instructors are paid even if you do not show up.

*Consignment yarn not included in discount

Photo credit: knitfarious.com/

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No Sweat Knitting Fixes @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
 

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. And then there are those big mistakes that often result in putting a project in a UFO (unfinished project object) pile. Learning easy ways to fix mistakes, often without ripping back, will keep you knitting and finishing projects.

Prerequisites: This class is for the knitter who has enough experience knitting to recognize mistakes.

Skills Taught: Different fixing processes – tinking, frogging, life lines, picking up stitches, twisted stitches and extra stitches, dealing with missing or too many stitches, reversing leaning decreases and cables.

Dates:
Saturday, March 7 from 10a – 1p

Homework: To be done before session meets. Using a light color worsted weight wool cast on 20 stitches and work in stockinette for 2 inches. Do not bind off.

To bring to class:
Swatch
 Knitting tool kit: crochet hook, cable needle, tapestry needle, small ball of yarn from stash.
Cost: $30.00
Class Size: Maximum of 8 students.

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. Refunds will be given as store credit only. 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.

Weather Policy – Michigan weather is unpredictable. We will make a determination 2 hours before class whether or not class will be held or cancelled. Determination is based on the weather in Eastown. If we cancel due to weather, you can either be refunded, transfer to a new session, or store credit. If you cancel due to weather and the class is still held, class fee is not refundable unless cancellation is made 72 hours before the class start time. Refunds will be given as store credit only.

You are taking a space in the class that someone else could be using. Please be courteous of instructors time. Instructors are paid even if you do not show up.

*Consignment yarn not included in discount

Photo credit: Ann Budd

Mar
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Crochet BASICS! 101 @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Mar 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

crochet

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, March 28 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. Refunds will be given as store credit only. 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.

Weather Policy – Michigan weather is unpredictable. We will make a determination 2 hours before class whether or not class will be held or cancelled. Determination is based on the weather in Eastown. If we cancel due to weather, you can either be refunded, transfer to a new session, or store credit. If you cancel due to weather and the class is still held, class fee is not refundable unless cancellation is made 72 hours before the class start time. Refunds will be given as store credit only.

You are taking a space in the class that someone else could be using. Please be courteous of instructors time. Instructors are paid even if you do not show up.

*Consignment yarn not included in discount