Classes

Spring Classes Are Available | Register Today!

If you are interested in signing up for a class, you can register at the shop or by phone with a credit card – your seat in class is reserved with full payment.

We look forward to seeing you in class!

Class full? Contact us and we’ll add you to the waitlist for your requested class.

 

 

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Knitting in the Round | Magic Loop 

Tuesday: Apr 1 or May 13 (6-7:30 PM) $15 class fee + supplies

Imagine if double-points and ladders were a thing of the past – it’s possible with Magic Loop! In class you’ll learn… the Magic Loop technique of using one long circular needle to knit small circumferences in the round, how to apply this technique to a variety of projects (mitts, socks, hats and more) and tips for success. Whether you love your DPNs or you’re looking for an alternate method, this technique-based class will have you well on your way to success with using this magical technique on your own projects!

Skills needed to be successful in this class: Cast on, Knit & purl, Basic increases & decreases, Bind off, Knitting in the round on double-pointed and circular needles

 

 

GaugeHandmade Essentials | Got Gauge? 

Saturday: Apr 12 (10-11:30 AM) $15 class fee + supplies

Did you know fiber content can affect gauge? What about the brand or type of needle? Or even the color of the yarn? With all the variables, ‘getting gauge’ is often easier said than done. In class you’ll learn… what gauge is, why to swatch, how to knit and read a swatch, and options for adjusting when you don’t get gauge. Taking the time to swatch can actually save time in the end and your projects will be more successful because of this simple step.

Skills needed to be successful in this class: Cast on, Knit & purl, Bind off

 

 

ClimbSock Workshop | Climb: Toe-Up Two-at-a-Time 

Tuesdays: Apr 15 & 29 or May 27 & June 10 (6-8:30 PM) $40 class fee (2 sessions) + supplies

Learn the joy of knitting toe-up socks two-at-a-time with Climb by Jane Richmond: “Simple socks knit from the toe up and inspired by classic work socks.” In class you’ll learn… the basics of knitting 2 socks at the same time, the Turkish Cast On for two-at-a-time, toe-up sock construction, sewn bind-off, and tips for great toe-up socks and the two-at-a-time method. Discover the benefits of knitting both socks at the same – try them on as you go, identical socks, you’ll never run out of yarn before the toe, and you have them done AT the SAME time!

Skills needed to be successful in this class: Successfully knit at least one pair of socks, Knit & purl, Basic increases & decreases, Pattern reading, and Magic Loop

 

 

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Learn Lace | Gothic Lace Scarf 

Saturday: May 17 (10 AM-12:30 PM) $25 class fee + supplies

Demystify the art of lace knitting with the simple, but lovely, stitch pattern of the Tin Can Knits Gothic Lace Scarf. In class you’ll learn… how yarn-overs and decreases “work” together to create lace fabric, lace chart reading & how to “read” your knitting as the lace develops on your needles, quick lace fixes, blocking and other tips for lace success. This is the perfect project for understanding lace and beginning your lace knitting adventure!

Skills needed to be successful in this class: Cast on, Knit & purl, Basic decreases, Bind off, Pattern reading

 

 

leafletSweater Workshop | Leaflet 

Tuesdays: May 20 (6-8 PM) June 3 (6-8:30 PM) & June 24 (6-7:30 PM)
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Thursdays: June 5 (6-8 PM) June 19 (6-8:30 PM) & July 10 (6-7:30 PM)
$45 class fee (3 sessions) + supplies

Leaflet is a simple open-front, short-sleeved cardigan featuring a beautiful lace leaf motif on the back for stitching fun and something special on the finished sweater. In class you’ll learn… raglan yoke basics, separating sleeves, waist shaping, working the sleeves, picking up stitches, and more with plenty of tips to make your sweater look its best. Leaflet is a quick knit and perfect for warmer weather in Blue Sky Alpacas Worsted Cotton or Spud & Chloë Sweater and you’re sure to find the perfect color for your very own Leaflet!
Skills needed: Long-tail cast on, Knit & purl, Basic increases & decreases, Knitting in the round on DPNs, Basic lace, Bind off, Pattern & chart reading

 

Handmade Essentials | Lace Fixes 

Saturday: Jun 21 (10 AM-12:30 PM) $25 class fee + supplies

Lace knitting is exciting and fun, but it can be discouraging to discover a mistake and not know how to go about fixing it. Correcting a missing or extra yarn over from a previous row is a simple fix, but what about mistakes further down in your work? In class you’ll learn… quick lace repairs for mistakes close to the top of your work, the daunting big fixes of correcting lace mistakes several rows down in your work, and we’ll also discuss how to minimize the “big” mistakes by identifying them as early as possible. Take charge of your lace and learn to correct the mistakes instead of unraveling all of your hard work.
Skills needed to be successful in this class: Must be comfortable knitting lace. Cast on, Knit & purl, Lace increases & decreases, Bind off, Pattern & chart reading

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Learn to Knit

Coming Soon!!! Contact us to get on the waitlist for our next session!

 

$35 class fee (2 sessions) + supplies Whether you want to try something new or you just want to build knitting confidence, our class will have you on your way to knitting success! In class you’ll learn… cast on, knit, purl, and bind off. We’ll also cover the basics of pattern reading, knitting materials and discuss options for your next project. This is where your knitting adventure begins! Skills needed to be successful in this class: Willingness to learn & have fun!

 

 

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Sweater Workshop | Beginner Cabled Hoodie

Next Session Coming in July – Contact us to get on the waitlist for our next session!

A classic cabled sweater is a timeless piece that appeals to novice and advanced knitters alike. Our workshop will walk you through each step of knitting your very own sweater, keep you on schedule and is sure to add new skills to your knitting toolkit! In class you’ll learn… how to approach sweater knitting, basic sweater construction, shaping, seaming, how to pick up stitches and more. No matter your skill level, there’s something in our workshop for every knitter!
Skills needed to be successful in this class: Long-tail cast on, Knit & purl, Basic increases, Basic decreases, Bind off, Pattern reading

 

 

Sheep GreenHandmade Essentials – Yarn & Fiber

Saturday: Mar 29 (10am-Noon) $25 class fee
Pairing yarn with a pattern is easier said than done. Yarn presents itself in an infinite number of varieties, so how do you know what will be a good fit? It begins with understanding the yarn and what it has to offer. Focusing on natural fibers with samples, we’ll discuss fiber content, weight, ply and more! Our passion is beautiful yarn and this class will give you insight (and confidence) for the next skein of yarn you fall in love with.

Skills needed: Basic understanding of knitting and a love of yarn.

 

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Private Lessons: An appointment with an instructor

Did a class run, but it didn’t work with your schedule or the class was full? Do you want to learn a technique that isn’t on our class schedule or do you have a specific project in mind? Do you have a group of friends that want to take a class together? In addition to our regular class schedule we offer private lessons for the topic of your choice with dedicated one-on-one or group knitting instruction. Contact us at the shop for details on scheduling.
One Student: $15 for ½ hour or $25/hour. Each additional student: $10/hour.

 

 

Class Registration:

Contact us at the store for class seating availability.

In-store registration is preferable. If you are interested in signing up for a class, you can register at the shop or by phone with a credit card – your seat in class is reserved with full payment.

Our waitlist option:

We do have a waitlist for each class, so if you’re interested in a class that has filled, please contact us with your name and email and we’ll add you to the waitlist for that class – when we receive enough requests, we will run another class and you’ll have the opportunity to register in advance.

Firefly Fibers Class Policy Statement

We have small class sizes to ensure personal attention and the best possible learning experience.

Class starts on time – please arrive a few minutes early to get settled and organize your supplies.

If a class you want to take is full, please contact us to be put on a waitlist (see details above).

Missed class time is the student’s responsibility and class fees are non-refundable; there is no refund/credit or make-up class for missed classes, but you may send a friend in your place if they have the skills needed for that class.

Class fees are for instruction. Supplies are in addition to class fees, unless specified in class description.

All brand specific items must be purchased at Firefly Fibers for the class you are taking (not a prior purchase).

Firefly Fibers may cancel or reschedule classes if class minimums are not met, register early.

Class registrants must be ages 16 and over – all other requests will be handled by the shop on a case-by-case basis.

In the case of inclement weather, Firefly Fibers bases class cancellations on the National Weather Service weather and travel warnings – the shop will contact you by phone to notify you of the cancellation. Classes cancelled due to inclement weather will be rescheduled. If you have questions on the status of your class, please call us at the shop.