Call a friend and schedule a class … or come alone and make a new friend!  Either way come play with fiber, enjoy some downtime, learn something new (or refresh your memory), and indulge in a chance to get creative, at the Alpaca Meadows Fiber Studio!  Sign up and pay by clicking here.  Or call Julie at (419) 529-8152 to confirm your spot in the class with payment by credit card or check.  Seating is limited.

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Learn To Crochet

February 8th, 2014
1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Snuggle Headbands

Crocheting
is fast and fun. In this class you’ll learn the basic crochet stitches and make a headband. You will learn to chain stitch, single crochet, half-double crochet, and join two edges together.  You will need a Size N Crochet Hook.  One skein of Snuggle yarn is needed and is included in the fee for this class.  Please email your color choice.

$35

You may register and pay for this class here.

View the pattern we will be using and a list of FREE Headband Crochet Patterns here.  See blog posts from past crochet classes.

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Bunny Felting Class

March 15, 2014 and March 22, 2014
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Needle Felted Bunny Needle Felted Bunny Needle Felted Bunny Needle Felted Bunny

Come needle felt an Easter Bunny. No needle felting experience required.  Each will have his/her own personality which makes this class a ton of fun!   In this class you will learn techniques to enable you to make other three dimensional figures.  Cost of class includes materials.

$45

You may register and pay for this class here.

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Learn To Knit Class

April 26th, 2014
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Bulky Ribbed Gray Snuggle Scarf

In this class you will learn to cast on, knit, purl, and cast off,  as you start on a beautiful scarf.  This is the perfect class if you have never knitted or if it has been years since you last picked up needles!  We will be making  the Easy Mistake Stitch Scarf pictured above.  Mistake Stitch creates a deep and lofty rib that looks like so much more work than it actually is.  Size US 11 – 8.0 mm knitting needles are needed for class.  Two skeins of Snuggle yarn are needed for this project and included in the cost of the class.

You may register and pay for this class here.

Please email your choice of color.

$45

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Purse Felting Class

May 10, 2014
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Felted Alpaca Clutch Felted White Alpaca Clutch Felted Alpaca Ipad Case

Design and create a one-of-a-kind felted alpaca purse!  In this class we will using the wet felting
method which is done using raw washed and carded fiber.  Make a template of whatever size and shape purse or case you’d like, then add warm, soapy water and rub to create a lovely and durable fabric.  No knitting is involved in this type of felting, and no fiber art experience is required to have a great time creating a one-of-a-kind piece.

  Please bring a towel.  Consider bringing an apron or wearing clothes you don’t mind getting wet.

If you have your own carded alpaca or wool fiber that you would like to use, be sure to select that option when registering and receive a discounted price.  You will need approximately 3-4 ounces of whatever color you would like to make your purse.

You may register and pay for this class here.

$50

Wet Felting Purse Tips

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Alpaca Rug Crocheting Class

June 14th, 2014
1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Alpaca Rug Crochet Class

In this class we will be making a small circular rug.  You will need a Size S
or Size U crochet hook.  It will be the softest, cushiest rug, you’ve ever sunk your bare feet into! Working with a large hook, you’ll be surprised at how quickly you can make a rug.  We will be using only a few simple stitches, beginning crocheters are welcome!

Approximately 52 yards of rug yarn is needed to make a circular rug approximately 20″ across. If you have your own rug yarn that you would like to use, select that option when checking out.  Using the same basic pattern that you’ll be learning in this class, you can then make coasters, trivets, chair pads, even pet beds out of rug yarn!

$70

If you decide you’d like to make a larger rug, you can purchase more yarn at $1 per yard the day of class.

You may register and pay for this class here.

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Color Block Scarf Crochet Class

September 6th, 2014
1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Color Block Crocheted Scarf

Learn to read a pattern, chain stitch, single crochet, half-double crochet, change colors, and finish an edge.  You will need to bring a Size H or larger Crochet Hook.  Two skeins of Snuggle yarn are needed and are included in the fee for this class.  Please email your color choices.

$45

You may register and pay for this class here.

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Drop Spindle Class

Saturday, September 13th, 2014
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Details coming soon!

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Pumpkin Felting Class

Saturday, October 11th 2014
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

IMG_3061 (465x640) IMG_3051 (483x640) Pumpkin Felting Class


“Take a stab” at needle felting and go home with one of these adorable (comical) pumpkins!  All materials are included, felting tools and foam surface to work on are provided for use in class.  Bring a picture of a celebrity or older person with distinguished features for inspiration.

Click here to register.

$40

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Snowman Felting Class

November 8th, 2014
1:00pm – 4:00pm

Snowman Felting Class

We will be needle felting a three dimensional Snowman out of alpaca fiber, complete with whatever accessories you decided to dress him/her in.  All materials are included, felting tools and foam surface to work on are provided for use in class.  This is a fun class and everyone’s snowman turns out so different than the others.  See pictures from other classes.  Great gift or Christmas decoration for your own home!

You may register and pay for this class here.

$45

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Christmas Felting Workshop

November 22nd, 2014
2:00pm – 4:00pm

Needle Felted Santa Felted Alpaca Ball Ornaments Felted Pencils

This class will be an introduction to both wet felting and needle felting.  No experience necessary… no knitting or crocheting required!  We will be felting Christmas Cookie Ornaments  (snowmen, candy canes, gingerbread men, mittens, santas) and Christmas Ball Ornaments.  Felted pencils have also been added to this class.  Go at your own pace, get creative, have some holiday fun!  All materials are included.  Tools and foam forms needed will be furnished for the class, and available for purchase for more felting fun at home!

You may register and pay for this class here.

$35

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Want to be one of the first to know?  I send out a monthly newsletter and in it try to include what’s new at our farm, upcoming classes, new products, free patterns, and other fun stuff!  If you’re interested, click here.

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Custom Classes

Gather your group of three or more and we can host a class specifically designed by you and your friends! Whether you want to needle felt, wet felt, crochet, or knit, we can put together a great class guaranteed to make you relax, laugh and learn something new.  We can schedule the class around you…on a weekday or evening, whatever works for you!

Call (419) 529-8152 or email to schedule a class.  Confirm with payment by credit card, check, or PayPal.

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Other Classes

Not on the schedule this year, but available as custom classes for your group!

Mitten Felting Class

Mitten Felting Class

In this class you will be wet felting a pair of the warmest mittens you have ever worn. No knitting or crocheting required! You will learn how to make your own pattern for making mittens that are custom fit to your own hand. Great for any outdoor activity, recess duty too! Please bring a towel, a pair of sharp scissors, a Sharpie, and a dispenser filled with liquid soap. All other materials will be provided.

$45

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Alpaca Soap Felting Class

Alpaca Soap Felting Class

 In this class we will be wet felting alpaca fiber over soap. Sometimes known as “soap in a coat”, the finished product is your soap and washcloth all in one. Alpaca fiber and three bars of Ivory soap will be provided for the class. Easy project for adults and children.

$35