Classes

FAB FIBER CLASSES and WORKSHOPS

KNITTING • CROCHET • WEAVING • SPINNING • FELTING  • BRAZILIAN EMBROIDERY 

Most of our classes are offered on a one-one-one basis and can be scheduled to suit your schedule if the regular day does not suit your schedule. Also check out our Gatherings where you can pick up tips from more experienced fiber artists.


Virus Shawl is easy and gorgeous knit in a variegated yarn.

Crochet Basics in 6 Easy Lessons    Fee: $75   

Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Elizabeth Neily
Date: Wednesdays, 7/5, 7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9; 2017
Time: 1:00 pm –3 pm

Crochet is not just about doilies and granny squares. With all the wonderful and exciting new yarns and the fabulous new books and patterns, crochet has something to offer to everyone…even you knitters, spinners, and weavers out there! Not only is crochet fun to learn and faster than knitting, it is very hot in the fashion industry right now. With these basic stitches ( you can make an infinite variety of projects in a short period of time. In this class you will learn not only the basic crochet stitches and edgings, but you will also learn about gauge, yarn weights and correlating hooks, crochet tools, and how to read basic crochet directions. Crochet is invaluable as an embellishment for knitted or woven projects, so come and join us to see what crochet can do for you! The first project is fashionable shawl but we will add other projects as you progress.

Materials Required:

  • A hook in sizes F, G, H and I (you may not use them all, but if you are a tight or loose crocheter, you may need to go up or down a size). You may want to purchase ergonomic hooks.
  • A small ball of yarn to get you started, will be provided at the first class. Prior to the first class, please purchase – 2 skeins of bamboo yarn. Please, do not choose, black, navy blue, or white, as you will be unable to see the stitches in these colors.
  • Bring your crochet tool kit: scissors, tape measure, locking ring markers or safety pins without coils, tapestry needle, pencil or pen.

When possible, please buy your materials from FAB Fiber.

Call 727-827-2235


LET’S SCRUMBLE a.k.a. Free-Form Crochet

Wednesdays: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

INSTRUCTOR: Elizabeth Neily

FEE: $20.00 per class

SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate to Advanced

This class introduces crocheters to the exciting world of free-form crochet where you get to experiment with all kinds of stitches and motifs to make bags, scarves, sweaters, and more. Students should be prepared to bring their own crochet hooks, scissors and markers.   These can be great stash busters so bring a variety of yarns in interesting textures and colorways. Elizabeth will have her stash to dig into as well. Several books will be on hand to peruse for ideas.

Materials Required:

  • A hook in sizes B through H. Ergonomic hooks are available at FAB Fiber
  • Variety of yarns to get you started. Plain worsted, DK, fingering weight yarns are best for motifs while novelty yarns can be added in as accents.
  • Bring your crochet tool kit: scissors, tape measure, locking ring markers or safety pins without coils, tapestry needle, notebook, pencil or pen.
  • When possible, please buy your materials from FAB Fiber.

Call 727-827-2235


BAG IT!

Use up bits and pieces of yarn and ribbon to make these darling little bags.

FEE:  $25 per bag.

INSTRUCTOR: Elizabeth Neily and Margot Woodrough
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate to Advanced

Knit a little bag and scrumbled it together with a crocheted motif behind the button. It’s fully lined as well.
Call 727-827-2235


Because we aim for success, many classes are offered as a ONE-ON-ONE lesson starting at $10.00 per hour plus materials. PLEASE CALL 727-827-2235 FOR MORE INFORMATION.