Sweater Series! Winter 2017 Edition

January 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Michigan Fibre Studio
1503 Lake Dr SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

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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.

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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