Group Knitting Classes Winter thru Spring

Swagger Shawl with Janice M. Hamby

With a lovely edge that looks like swags of fabric, you'll be sure to swagger each time you wear this scarf or shawl! Designed with that prized skein of handspun or one of a kind souvenir yarn in mind, Swagger can be knit in a variety of yarn weights and quantities. The pattern can be easily adapted to make a variety of scarf and shawl shapes and sizes. In this class you'll learn all the techniques required to make the Swagger scarf and how to strategically plan your yarn usage to allow you to use every bit of that special yarn. You'll leave the class with an understanding of how you can modify the pattern to make the finished object exactly what you want including how to make a small quick neck wrap for yourself or for someone special!

Skill Requirements: Adventurous Beginner, should know how to cast on, knit, purl and make simple increases and decreases.
Date/Time:Spring Class Completed-New dates to be announced for summer/fall. Call if interested.
Registration: Stop in or call Flying Fibers at (717) 898-8020 to register for class. A 50% deposit will be due within 5 days of registration, credit cards accepted over phone.
Fee: $30.00 plus materials and pattern purchased via Ravelry. Class Size: maximum of 8 students Materials list will be given at registration for class.

Another view of Swagger

Sampler Shawl with Cathy Briscoe

Take your knitting to the next level. This Shawl pattern has been custom designed as a teaching tool; encompassing 6 different increase techniques, 3 different decrease stitches, two simple lace patterns, knitting mock cables and bobbles. The shawl begins with 20 rows of simple garter stitch and builds through 7 different stitch patterns. Each new stitch pattern was selected to gently move the knitter to the next skill level, Homework will be required between class sessions.
Skill Requirements: cast on, knit, purl, and bind off.

Dates: 5 sessions (NEW CLASS DATES) Wednesday's May 21st & 28th, June 11th & 25th and July 9th.
Time: 6pm to 8pm
Registration: Call Flying Fibers at (717) 898-8020 to register for class. A 50% deposit will be due within 5 days of registration with the balance of class fee paid at the first session. Credit cards accepted for the over phone registrations.
Fee: $100. plus materials (That's only $20/sesson!) Yarn cost is approx. $21 to $25 depending on yarn selected.
Class Size: maximum of 8 students
Note: Materials list and suggested yarns which are available at Flying Fibers will be given at registration

Toe Up Sock Class with Jan Hamby

Learn how to use an in-the-round cast on to start your toe up socks and how to create a slip stitch heel that mimics traditional cuff down sock knitting. Finish up with a review of several bind offs that give you a plenty of stretch at the top of your cuff. The class project will be a quick to knit baby booty that teaches you all the techniques and provides you with a fabulous gift. You will use a heavy worsted or bulky weight yarn and size 4 or 5 double pointed needles (or long circular if you prefer magic loop technique). The pattern for the class project is "Fast Baby Booties" and is a free Ravelry download.
Dates/Time: Wednesday May 14th 2014, 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Registration: Stop in or call Flying Fibers at (717) 898-8020 to register for class. A 50% deposit will be due within 5 days of registration, credit cards accepted over phone.
Fee: $30.00 per person, plus materials (pattern is included in class cost) Class Size: maximum of 8 students
Note: Materials list and suggested yarns which are available at Flying Fibers will be given at registration

Top Down Socks for Beginners with Tina Volz

This one day class will teach you everything you need to know to knit a pair of socks from the cuff down. In this class you will use double point needles to knit a mini sock from the cuff down, you will make a heal flap, turn the heal, and make a toe and finish it using a kitchener stitch.
Skill Requirements: cast-on, knit, and purl (You do not need to know how to use double point needles, you will learn)
Dates/Time: June 7th 2014, 10am to 2pm
Registration: Stop in or call Flying Fibers at (717) 898-8020 to register for class. A 50% deposit will be due within 5 days of registration, credit cards accepted over phone.
Fee: $30.00 per person, plus materials (pattern is included in class cost) Class Size: maximum of 8 students
Note: Materials list and suggested yarns which are available at Flying Fibers will be given at registration

Knitting a Bit of History: The Bog Jacket with Judy Leece

Interested in knowing more about an icon of our modern knitting movement and, at the same time, knitting one of her patterns? Elizabeth Zimmerman (EZ) is a hoot and so is her knitting philosophy: she hates purling and sewing seams! We will begin with a very simple child's sweater that EZ calls the Bog Jacket). The first session will focus on beginning the sweater, including doing a quick gauge swatch; homework will be to finish the knitting; the second session will be to learn grafting (kitchner stitch) to sew the two seams and then work on finishing. More classes will be scheduled if students like EZ as much as Judy does.
Dates/Time: This is a two session class: June 9th and June 23rd 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Registration: Stop in or call Flying Fibers at (717) 898-8020 to register for class. A 50% deposit will be due within 5 days of registration, credit cards accepted over phone.
Fee: $60.00 per person, plus materials
Note: Materials list and suggested yarns which are available at Flying Fibers will be given at registration

Knitting a Beaded Cowl with Tina Volz

This class will introduce you to adding beads to your lace knitting while making a classy Beaded Cowl. This cowl can be worn up over the head, but still covers the back of your neck or wear it down around the neck like a scarf. There are several ways of adding beads and we will be addressing one that confuses knitters the most.
Skill Requirements: cast on, knit 2 together, yarn over, slip slip knit, and bind off.
Dates: April 15th 2014 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Registration: Stop in or call Flying Fibers at (717) 898-8020 to register for class. A 50% deposit will be due within 5 days of registration, credit cards accepted over phone.
Fee: $45.00 (includes pattern) plus materials, beads available at class Class Size: maximum of 8 students Note: Materials list will be given when you register for class with suggested yarns available at FlyingFibers.

Sweater from the Neck Down

Have you always wanted to knit sweater, but too scared to go at it alone? Now is the time. Using a Knitting Pure and Simple Pattern you will learn how to check your gauge, then Tina will take you step by step to knit your first short sleeve sweater.
Skill Requirements: cast-on, bind off, knit, purl.
Homework: For sucessful completion of this class you will be required to complete homework each week. Prior to class you will need to knit a swatch to bring along.
Dates/Times: New class dates to be announced
Registration: Call Flying Fibers at (717) 898-8020 to register for class. A 50% deposit will be due within 5 days of registration, credit cards accepted over phone.
Fee: $60.00 plus materials Class Size: maximum of 8 students Note: Materials and pre-class homework list will be given at registration with suggested yarns available at FlyingFibers.

Intro to Entrelac with Jan Hamby

Wow your friends by learning all the techniques needed to make this stunning capelet and learn the ins and outs of Entrelac knitting at the same time. This is a fantastic project to show off the color changes in a long color repeat yarn and it's knit at a worsted weight to give you fast progress. The project for this three hour class is a pot holder that includes every technique needed to complete the full capelet - i-cord cast on, centered double increases, i-cord selvage, i-cord bind off, and of course, entrelac! Required yarn should be of a worsted weight - for practical use in the kitchen choose a yarn that does not include acrylic which melts at higher temperatures (soft cotton or wool/cotton blend yarn, though any yarn will work if you wish to use the project for the learning value only) Needles should be size 5-7 - whatever size you usually use for worsted weight knitting. .
Skill Requirements: cast on, knit, purl, and bind off.
Date/Time: April 17th- 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Registration: Call Flying Fibers at (717) 898-8020 to register for class. A 50% deposit will be due within 5 days of registration, credit cards accepted for the over phone registrations.
Fee: $30 + materials. Class Size: maximum of 8 students
Note: Materials list and suggested yarns available at time of registration. Purchase of the Entrelac Cape pattern via Ravelry is required

Mobius scarf/cowl with Tina Volz

Have you ever wanted to explore the mystery of the Mobius? You will learn the mobius cast on, and learn how to make it into an easy twisted scarf.
Requirements: cast-on, knit, and purl
Date/Time: May 9th 2014, 5:30 - 8:30pm
Registration: Stop in or call Flying Fibers at (717) 898-8020 to register for class. A 50% deposit will be due within 5 days of registration, credit cards accepted over phone.
Fee: $30.00 per person, plus materials (pattern is included in class cost) Class Size: maximum of 8 students Note: Materials list and suggested yarns which are available at Flying Fibers will be given at registration

Control Your Colors with Jan Hamby

Variegated yarns are so much fun to knit - and did you know you can control how the colors "paint" your knitting? Learn the basic concepts for controlling the pooling of colors in your variegated knits and get started on a fantastic "argyle" scarf. The results will amaze you! Handpainted yarns are identifiable by untwisting the skein and looking at the circle of yarn, you should see patches of color going around the loop - not spatters of color all over. Check with the shop staff to help you with your selection.
Skill Requirements: cast on, knit, purl, and bind off.
Date/Time: May 22nd 2014 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Registration: Call Flying Fibers at (717) 898-8020 to register for class. A 50% deposit will be due within 5 days of registration, credit cards accepted for the over phone registrations.
Fee: $30 + materials. Class Size: maximum of 8 students
Note: Materials list and suggested yarns available at Flying Fibers will be given at registration.

Crochet Spa towel Set with Janet Landvater

Beginners can learn the stitches and how to follow a pattern to make this set that includes 3 pieces, a wash cloth, hand towel and bath pouf. Make it with cotton or hemp yarn, add a bar of soap and you have a gift that anyone would love to receive
Skill Requirements: chain, and single crochet
Date/time Saturday June 17th 11am to 2pm
Registration: Call Flying Fibers at (717) 898-8020 to register for class. A 50% deposit will be due within 5 days of registration, credit cards accepted for the over phone registrations.
Fee: $30 + materials.
Class Size: maximum of 8 students
Note: Materials list and suggested yarns available at Flying Fibers, will be given at registration.

Individual Class Options - Call to Schedule

Individual Classes

We also offer classes on an indidvidual basis so that we may meet your time needs. Flying Fibers teachers offer knitting, crochet and spinning on a one-on-one (unless otherwise requested for your small group) basis and may be scheduled to your convenience. Any topics are possible with a sample of ideas below. Just give us a call and we will work to meet your fiber arts needs.

Spinning Lessons for Beginners

Instructor: Ellen Anderson

Have you always wanted to learn to spin your own yarn? Spinning lessons are approximately three hours and are given one-on-one or take the class with a friend and learn together. You will begin by learning fiber preparation techniques, and then learn to spin on a drop spindle, followed by learning to spin on a wheel (we have wheels for you to use, or bring your own). By the time class is over you will have your first skein of 2-ply yarn to take home, along with your very own drop spindle to continue spinning.

No experience necessary just a willingness to learn.
Dates: Scheduled on a one-on-one basis, dates & times flexible. Mondays thru Sundays. Call Flying Fibers at (717)898.8020 to schedule.
Cost: $60.00 per person. All materials and use of wheels included.

Beginning Knitting

Instructor: Tina Volz

This class will teach you everything you need to know to start off on your knitting adventure. You will learn how to cast on, knit, purl and bind off.
Requirements: an interest in learning how to knit.
Date: Call Flying Fibers at (717)898-8020 to schedule for yourself or group.
Fee: $15.00 per hour per person. Additional cost for materials.

Beginning Crochet

Instructor: Janet Landvater

This class will teach you everything you need to know to start off on your crochet adventure. You will learn how to chain on, crochet, and finish.
Requirements: an interest in learning how to crochet.
Date: Call Flying Fibers at (717)898-8020 to schedule for yourself or group.
Cost: $15.00 per hour per person.

Pick Your Own Topic - Knitting or Crochet

Instructor: Tina Volz or Janet Landvater

Need to learn something specific? Want to make your first sweater but need a little guidance? Trying a new technique? Whatever you want to learn about knitting and crochet is possible at Flying Fibers. Just give us a call and we can get you started.
Date: Call Flying Fibers at (717)898-8020 to schedule for yourself or group.
Cost: $15.00 per hour per person.

Needle Felting

Intro to Needle Felting with Judy Leece

In this class you will be introduced to the felting needle and learn the how and why this simple tool can produce beautiful artwork either flat or three dimensional. Your project for this class will be a needle felted butterfly.
Skill Requirements: No experience necessary- just a willingness to learn
Date/Time: May 19th 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Registration: Call Flying Fibers at (717) 898-8020 to register for class. A 50% deposit will be due within 5 days of registration
Fee: $20 + materials. Class Size: maximum of 10 students (open to ages 12 and up)

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