Claudia Krisniski 
59 Spring Road  *  Hudson NY 12534
(518)828-4554

Countrywool
A knitting, pattern designing, spinning, teaching and retail studio

Classes, Retreats and Gatherings

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(there are new additions all the time, so check back frequently

 
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SEPTEMBER

Knit Nite every Monday, 6-8PM. FREE if you are working on a project made with Countrywool yarn; $10 a week otherwise.

Stretch, Eat, Knit
A monthly series of classes
September 9, 2019
Perk up your 2nd Mondays and start the week off right!
Have you always wanted to knit?
Learn and/or practice more yoga?
Maybe you know how to do both,
but would enjoy some company?

Join us on 2nd Mondays
for yoga from 11-12:15
 (just south of Countrywool;
meetup there at 10:30 to drive together)
.
Light lunch at Countrywool to follow
Then knitting 'till 3

$18
 ($16 each if you bring a friend!)
.



Full Moon Finish

A monthly clinic to help you sew up,
block and tidy your
knitting and crocheting


Sunday, September 15     
11 am-12 noon


Materials needed for this clinic:

    your pattern
    extra yarn
    darning needles, scissor, pins, stitch holders, double pointed needles, crochet hook
$10/hr



Making Yarn Mondays

September 16
October 21

1 - 3 pm

Like making a smooth yarn? Want to figure out how to spin for a particular project? Need help plying? Have a wheel that needs a tune-up? Fascinated by color blended yarns?  All skill levels welcome. One wheel available to rent.
Fibers extra.
Drop spindlers welcome!

pick date(s)


OCTOBER

Knit Nite every Monday, 6-8PM. FREE if you are working on a project made with Countrywool yarn; $10 a week otherwise.

Stretch, Eat, Knit
A monthly series of classes
October 14, 2019
Perk up your 2nd Mondays and start the week off right!
Have you always wanted to knit?
Learn and/or practice more yoga?
Maybe you know how to do both,
but would enjoy some company?

Join us on 2nd Mondays
for yoga from 11-12:15
 (just south of Countrywool).
Light lunch at Countrywool to follow
Then knitting 'till 3

$18
 ($16 each if you bring a friend!)
.



Making Yarn Mondays

September 16
October 21

1 - 3 pm

Like making a smooth yarn? Want to figure out how to spin for a particular project? Need help plying? Have a wheel that needs a tune-up? Fascinated by color blended yarns?  All skill levels welcome. One wheel available to rent.
Fibers extra.
Drop spindlers welcome!

pick date(s)


NOVEMBER

Knit Nite every Monday, 6-8PM. FREE if you are working on a project made with Countrywool yarn; $10 a week otherwise.


Knitting A Scarf With Wool:    
Sunday,  November 3    12 noon - 3 PM

For those of you new to the craft, this class will teach the basics of knitting with soft and renewable wool yarn. Topics to be covered are: Casting on, knit stitch, purl stitch, garter stitch, ribbing stitch, cable stitch, seed stitch, joining yarn, and casting off. Continental, English or American knitting will be taught with full support for right handed or left handed knitters.  A 5 foot scarf with all pattern stitches represented will be the class project.
Class is held here at Countrywool, but registration is with
Columbia-Greene Community College
Preregistration required (518)828-4181, ext 3341. 
The fee is $39.00.


Materials needed for this class:
  1 pair US# 9 or 10 bamboo or plastic needles
  7 8 ounces/320-380 yards heavy worsted wool yarn
  Learn To Knit Scarf pattern, 2000 Countrywool: $4.00
  cable stitch holder; darning needle, 6 ring markers; crochet hook E, F or G; gauge ruler
    Materials packet with all of the above: $44


Stretch, Eat, Knit
A monthly series of classes
November 11, 2019
Perk up your 2nd Mondays and start the week off right!
Have you always wanted to knit?
Learn and/or practice more yoga?
Maybe you know how to do both,
but would enjoy some company?

Join us on 2nd Mondays
for yoga from 11-12:15
 (just south of Countrywool).
Light lunch at Countrywool to follow
Then knitting 'till 3

$18
 ($16 each if you bring a friend!)
.



Rip Van Winkle Fall Weekend Knitting Retreat
Round Top, NY     November 15, 16 & 17, 2019 


DECEMBER

Knit Nite every Monday, 6-8PM. FREE if you are working on a project made with Countrywool yarn; $10 a week otherwise.

Stretch, Eat, Knit
A monthly series of classes
December 9, 2019
Perk up your 2nd Mondays and start the week off right!
Have you always wanted to knit?
Learn and/or practice more yoga?
Maybe you know how to do both,
but would enjoy some company?

Join us on 2nd Mondays
for yoga from 11-12:15
 (just south of Countrywool).
Light lunch at Countrywool to follow
Then knitting 'till 3

$18
 ($16 each if you bring a friend!)
.







Spin A Yarn:    
Sunday, December 29      12 - 3 PM
                                              

Ever wonder how it was done? Do you have sheep, alpacas, llamas, bunnies, sheep dogs or mohair goats in your life? Fashion yarn from their fur in a timeless fashion by hand on a drop spindle, or more quickly with a spinning wheel. No experience necessary to take this class!
Class is held here at Countrywool, but registration is with

Columbia-Greene Community College
Preregistration required (518)828-4181, ext 3341. 
The fee is $ 39.00.

Materials needed for this class:
    spinning wheel or drop spindle
    5 oz clean wool roving or top
    (2 spinning wheels are available to rent for $20 by calling 828-4554. All items will be available for purchase: drop spindle: $25; wool top: $10.00


JANUARY

Knit Nite every Monday, 6-8PM. FREE if you are working on a project made with Countrywool yarn; $10 a week otherwise.
Because of potential bad weather, these WINTER MONDAYS will take place ONLY with an email confirmation. 
Sign up to be put on the notify list:

FEBRUARY

Knit Nite every Monday, 6-8PM. FREE if you are working on a project made with Countrywool yarn; $10 a week otherwise.
These WINTER MONDAYS will take place ONLY with an email confirmation.


MARCH

Knit Nite every Monday, 6-8PM. FREE if you are working on a project made with Countrywool yarn; $10 a week otherwise.
These WINTER MONDAYS will take place ONLY with an email confirmation. 


APRIL

Cape Ann Icelandic Weekend Knitting Retreat
April 11 & 12, 2020
registrations open January 15, 2020

MAY

Rip Van Winkle Weekend Spinning Retreat
May 15, 16 & 17, 2010
registrations open February 1, 2020


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