Tempe Yarn & Fiber

Phoenix

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$35 51% $18
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In a Nutshell

  • Family-owned operation
  • Workshop offers beginner skills
  • Dedicated small-group classes

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires May 1, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1/person, may buy 4 more as gifts. By appointment only. Classes in April run Mon (10-1), Tues & Wed (5-8pm), Sat (2:30-5:30 pm). April weekday classes limited to 5; Saturday to 10. Must register by 4/9/11. Re-scheduling not allowed. Supplies not included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Knitting was invented to turn the tumbling balls of yarn that littered the badlands habitat of early man into a soft, warm blanket for man's first pet rock. Create something cozy with help from today's deal: for $17, you get a three-hour beginner's knitting workshop at Tempe Yarn & Fiber on East University Dr. in Tempe (a $35 value). Choose one session from the following days:

  • Tuesdays, 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesdays, 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. or 5:00 p.m.
  • Second and fourth Saturdays of the month, 3:00 p.m.

This family-owned-and-operated yarn boutique has been teaching the finer points of the woven arts to wool wranglers of all skill levels since 2005. This three-hour starter workshop is ideal for new knitters and those who'd like a refresher course on the knitting process, including cast-ons, knit stitches, bind-offs and the wrist-contorting Lambada. Potential purlers should bring along a set of size 8 single-point needles and a skein of worsted weight yarn to start on, or can arrive early to peruse and purchase some from the shop's vast selection of unique and locally-made accessories and hand-spun yarns. Workshops are capped at 10 participants so that each individual receives the utmost attention embarking on their first scarves, dish cloths or knit bikinis.

Reviews

Six Yelpers give Tempe Yarn & Fiber a 4.5-star average. Three Google Mappers award it a five-star average and five Insider Pagers give it a four-star average:

Arizona Yarn & Fiber

The artisans at Arizona Yarn & Fiber cultivate a pair of educational atmospheres where creativity flourishes amid inventories of yarns, fibers, and equipment. Largely stocked by local suppliers, the two studios house classrooms where pupils learn to knit, crochet, spin, weave, and dye fibers. Instructors well versed in the fiber arts bring in classes that teach skills such as beginning knitting, gradually progressing to more complicated maneuvers such as patching up a hot air balloon in motion. Teachers also allow students to set their own pace during project-help sessions, offering pointers as needed.

Customer Reviews

Had a great time. Learned the basics, enough to start a project on my own. Robin was a great teacher.
Laurie R. · October 30, 2016
The instructor was very patient and a good teacher.
Debby F. · October 29, 2016
I took a learn to knit class at Tempe Yarn & Fiber and it was wonderful. Our instructor, Robin was very thorough, but most importantly she was extremely patient with all of us. Robin truly wants you to be successful. If you think a three hour class sounds long, it is not. I never had three hours go by so quickly. If you are thinking about learning to knit, I highly recommend this class.
Mary K. · October 26, 2016

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