Knitting, Felting & Crochet Classes

  • Along with offering some of the best and unique products, RaggZ Fiber Art also provides specialized classes in knitting, felting, jewelry, clay and much more. In fact, RaggZ is one of only five places throughout the entire state of Pennsylvania to house a feltLOOM—a machine with amazing capabilities to needle felt large pieces of fabric that you can make into just about anything, from rugs to clothing! Open Studio days will be scheduled for the FeltLOOM as well as classes. The FeltLOOM and kiln will be up and running soon so stay tuned for more information as to when classes will be available.

If you see a class you like, book it as a private party for you and your friends (or for a friend’s birthday). As you will note, most of my classes are scheduled during the day time but evening classes are available upon request – I am happy to work around your schedule.

I have a wonderful selection of knowledgeable instructors to teach classes.  For any additional information, please contact RaggZ fiber art today. Also, feel free to look at a more detailed description of some of the classes below.  space is limited and preregistration and prepayment is required.  i can invoice you through PayPal but a $2 surcharge will be added.

feltLOOM playdates!  – AT LONG LAST!  saturday 12/9 from 2 to 4.  the cost of the play date will be $20 and all materials for your experiments will be supplied.  you will make a pillow cover or wall hanging or piece of fabric approximately 18×18″.  start thinking of a design.  class size is limited to four.

LULAROE     friday november 17 from 10-5. Jenny Tabrum will be here with all the new LuLaRoe christmas designs.  the event will be all day so stop in and pick up a few christmas gifts or something for yourself.  i personally LOVE their leggings and pencil skirts!  my portion, as the host, will go to my friend michelle jones-newborn who suffers greatly with chiaria malformation. please join us!

WET BLOCKING saturday november 18 from 2 to 4.  learn how to transform your finished knitting from looking ‘homemade’ to ‘handcrafted’ with the basics of blocking.  your projects will look, fit, and feel like perfection!  Rebecca Hilko Shepler will go through the results of blocking, how to block, the drying process, fibers, and tips for success.  cost of the class is $25.  NOTE NEW DATE

SPIN IN AND POT LUCK saturday december 2 from 10 to 5.  join us for our second spinning event.  bring whatever kind of spinning device you use and spin with us!

QUICK AND EASY SHIBORI!  sunday december 3 from 11 to 1.  $30 for the class includes materials. explore this traditional craft with artist extraordinaire SUSAN NOVAK using simple household items like clothespins and chopsticks to creat your own luxurious shibori silk scarf in colors of your choice.  one 14 x 72 crepe de chine or habitat silk scarf and all supplies included.  extra scarves will be available for purchase, should you desire to make another one or two.

CROCHET WITH WIRE AND BEADS    sunday december 3 from 1 to 4.  $25 for the class and $10 for the kit includes wire and beads.  kitty savel taught this class last month and it was very well received and a lot of fun.  you will make a gorgeous necklace in one afternoon – perfect for a gift for someone and you will want to go home and make more!

RAGGZ CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON   (the tentative date/place is wednesday december 13 at 11:30 at Chef Dato’s Table on route 217 in derry) but final plans have NOT yet been nailed down.  we will nosh together as our own little christmas gathering, play games and have prizes! more details to come.  we are doing this in lieu of a christmas tea this year.

RAGGZ MINGLE AND JINGLE IS CURRENTLY IN THE WORKS TOO  – a week or so before i close for the year.  we will have a last-minute gift shopping extravaganza as well as good food and music – my thank you for your support this year and the past six years!