Class – Baby Surprise Jacket

 

BSJ

Elizabeth Zimmerman is best known for expanding the world of knitting and creating new and inventive patterns and techniques.  One of her most popular patterns is the Baby Surprise Jacket.  For those not familiar, the BSJ (as it has been nicknamed) is a cardigan knit entirely in one piece using increases and decreases, and then, with origami-like magic, folded and seamed to create the sweater.

Fiberworks is excited to offer a class on this sweater.  Students will knit a baby-sized sweater to learn all of the skills, but the techniques and process are identical to make the adult version.  We are offering two sessions for this class, each with four lessons.  The day session will meet from 2 to 4 pm, and the evening session will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.  Each session is limited to 6 students, and the class fee must be prepaid in cash to reserve your spot.

The pattern and materials are available at Fiberworks, and a 10% discount is offered on all class materials.  Students must purchase materials prior to class, and knit a swatch to meet gauge prior to the first lesson.

Class will meet on Mondays, January 22nd, February 5th and 19th, and March 5th, from either 2 to 4 pm or 6:30 to 8:30 pm.  Class fee is $50.

Questions?  Want to reserve your spot?  Call us at (937) 429-9276.

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New Hours

With the new year comes a time to reflect on where you want to go for the next journey in your life.  We, at Fiberworks, hope that will include lots of yarn and fiber as well as quality time with friends, family and loved ones.

In that spirit, we are looking to balance the needs of our employees and our community and have decided to change our hours in the store.  Fiberworks’ hours will be:

Monday – 10am to 6pm

Tuesday – 10am to 6pm

Wednesday – Closed

Thursday – 10am to 9pm

Friday – 10am to 6pm

Saturday – 1pm to 5pm

Sunday – 1pm to 5pm

We look forward to seeing you this year and helping with all your fiber creations.

Socks Classes

Fiberworks is excited to be offering more sock knitting classes.  Please be sure to preregister and receive the materials list by calling the store at (937) 429 – YARN (9276) or stopping in.

We will be offering both Top-Down and Toe-Up Sock Classes on Saturday mornings from 10 am to noon.  Each session is $10.  Beginners will start with the top-down socks, while more experienced sock knitters will improve their skills with the toe-up socks.  Each method will use either double pointed needles, two circular needles, or Magic Loop, and knitters will learn the basics of knitting in the round, turning a heel, short rows and picking up stitches.

Questions?  Call us at (937) 429 – YARN.

Beginning Knitting

Beginning Knitting lessons will be offered every Saturday from 2-4pm. Whether you’ve never knit a stitch in your life or you’re returning after a hiatus this small class will help you become familiar with the craft. Each class is $10, come as often as you are able. Please call 429-YARN or stop by the store to make your reservation.

Welcome

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