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

 
DECEMBER

Thrummed Mittens
Sunday, December 2      11 am-12 noon


Materials needed for this clinic:
4 oz skein Lamb's Pride Worsted or Lanaloft worsted, Peace Fleece worsted or
          Tuffy          

Angora, wool, mohair, OR alpaca roving for spinning:  , 1, 1 , 1   ounces
#4 and #6 double pointed needles (bring all your double pointed needles)
clipping ring marker
2 mini stitch holders 
ruler
darning needle
$10
Buy your yarns and roving at Countrywool and the class is free



Stranded Christmas Stockings

and assorted
Holiday Fun Projects


Sundays   12-2pm

December 2, 9, and 16

knit christmas stockings at countrywool
The pattern and class are FREE
if you use yarns purchased at Countrywool,
and bring Holiday cookies to share
(we'll rotate)
otherwise $10 a week.
Learn:
Braided cords...Two handed stranded color knitting...
How to make a sock heel

A stocking is the PERFECT place to make your first sock heel.
These stockings make IMPRESSIVE door decorations.
16" circular needle US  #7
150 grams total dk/worsted weight yarn -
CASCADE 220 or TUFFY  suggested
double pointed needles US #7



Monday Knit Nite



For those who LOVE to knit
 and learn with friends.
New projects are selected
 by those attending.

 
THE LAST KNIT
(click the picture to watch the video)


Pattern and class are FREE if you purchase your yarn at Countrywool
($10 a week otherwise)

call or email to register
Mondays
6-8 PM
fair isle rib edged scarf

FAIR ISLE RIB EDGE SCARF
 
December 3, 10 & 17


SPORT WEIGHT
16" US #4 or 5 - circular needle
ULTRA ALPACA LIGHT, CASCADE 220, PEACE FLEECE SPORT, DURASPORT, LANALOFT SPORT, GALWAY SPORT, RUSTIC TWEED
100 grams main color
50 grams each 5 contrasting colors


PLUS
6 ring markers AND 1 clip-type marker
Yarn Shepherd for stranding (optional)
  Darning Needle


Full Moon Finish

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


Sunday, December 23     
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







Spin A Yarn:    
Sunday, December 30      12 noon - 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: $25-30; wool top: $10.00


JANUARY


Knitting A Scarf With Wool:    
Sunday,  January 27    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



FEBRUARY









Spin A Yarn:    
Saturday, February 24      10 AM - 1 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: $25-30; wool top: $10.00


MARCH

APRIL

MAY

JUNE

Knitting and Spinning Weekend Retreat in The Berkshire Mountains of Massachusetts.
Dates coming...watch this space.

JULY

AUGUST

SEPTEMBER

OCTOBER

NOVEMBER




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