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Continental Knitting 10:00 am
Continental Knitting @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Continental Knitting @ Michigan Fibre Studio | Grand Rapids | Michigan | United States
Continental knitting is a method of knitting that requires the knitter to hold the working yarn in the left hand. Instead of wrapping the yarn around the needle with the right hand the knitter uses ...
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Sock Construction & Magic Loop 6:00 pm
Sock Construction & Magic Loop @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sock Construction & Magic Loop @ 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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Continental Knitting @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Continental knitting is a method of knitting that requires the knitter to hold the working yarn in the left hand. Instead of wrapping the yarn around the needle with the right hand the knitter uses the right needle to catch the yarn and pull it through the loop on the left needle. The catching motion is sometimes referred to as picking. This method of knitting can be done very quickly because the knitter is working at the tips of her needles and the throwing motion of English knitting is eliminated. It is also convenient for two color knitting; one color can be picked and the other thrown.

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

Skills Taught: Continental knitting.

Date and time: Saturday, January 20 from 10a – noon.

Cost: $20.00

Materials: To be purchased at Michigan Fibre Studio.

 One skein of worsted weight yarn in a light color.
 Needles – US size 8 straight or circular – circular needles are preferable as they are easier to use.

Homework: To be done before class. Cast on 20 stitches and knit 4 rows.

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: Love Knitting Blog

Jan
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Sock Construction & Magic Loop @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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 and size 1 needles. The “baby” sock will be knit using the Magic Loop technique and worsted weight yarn. At the end of the three hour workshop you will have a basic understanding of sock construction as we practice knitting the baby sock.

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

Skills Taught: Magic loop technique and sock knitting basics.

Date and time: Thursday, January 25 from 6 – 9 pm.

Cost: $30.00

Materials: To be purchased at Michigan Fibre Studio.
 One skein of worsted weight yarn in a light color.
 Needles – US size 8 32 inch circular needles.

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: tin can knits

Feb
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Knitting BASICS! 101 @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Feb 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 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: Thursday, February 1 from 7p – 9p

Materials: 20% off materials with sign up

  • Bamboo needles size 8
  • Cotton yarn

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

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Oops! Fixing Mistakes @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 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, February 17 from 1 – 4p

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. 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: Ann Budd

Feb
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Sock Construction & Magic Loop @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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 and size 1 needles. The “baby” sock will be knit using the Magic Loop technique and worsted weight yarn. At the end of the three hour workshop you will have a basic understanding of sock construction as we practice knitting the baby sock.

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

Skills Taught: Magic loop technique and sock knitting basics.

Date and time: Saturday, February 24 from 10a – 1p

Cost: $30.00

Materials: To be purchased at Michigan Fibre Studio.
 One skein of worsted weight yarn in a light color.
 Needles – US size 8 32 inch circular needles.

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: tin can knits

Mar
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Continental Knitting @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Continental knitting is a method of knitting that requires the knitter to hold the working yarn in the left hand. Instead of wrapping the yarn around the needle with the right hand the knitter uses the right needle to catch the yarn and pull it through the loop on the left needle. The catching motion is sometimes referred to as picking. This method of knitting can be done very quickly because the knitter is working at the tips of her needles and the throwing motion of English knitting is eliminated. It is also convenient for two color knitting; one color can be picked and the other thrown.

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

Skills Taught: Continental knitting.

Date and time: Saturday, March 3 from 1p – 3p

Cost: $20.00

Materials: To be purchased at Michigan Fibre Studio.

 One skein of worsted weight yarn in a light color.
 Needles – US size 8 straight or circular – circular needles are preferable as they are easier to use.

Homework: To be done before class. Cast on 20 stitches and knit 4 rows.

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: Love Knitting Blog

Mar
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Knitting BASICS! 101 @ Michigan Fibre Studio
Mar 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 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, March 17 from 1p – 3p

Materials: 20% off materials with sign up

  • Bamboo needles size 8
  • Cotton yarn

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