August 2018

countrywool news
 

shop hours:
Monday 5-8
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Sundays: 10-3

Lazy, hot and humid summer days are s-l-o-w-i-n-g us down.
That's all right. But, if you get a hankering for some company while you knit,
we have a few classes happening this month in our air conditioned studio.
Our MONDAY KNIT NITE group is tackling lace knitting now and then fair isle knitting later this month
and they are chatting about sweaters and socks for the fall.
Become a regular (there is no charge if you purchase your yarns at Countrywool)
and vote on the NEXT project we tackle together.
Our FULL MOON FINISH class is a perfect place to tidy up loose ends in your projects.
And registration opens TOMORROW, August 15, for our FALL KNITTING weekend:
The best of Elizabeth Zimmermann' s KNITTING WORKSHOP Retreat
Winter Clove Inn, Round Top, NY              November 16, 17 & 18, 2018
Last year we filled up in less than 3 weeks, so if you intend to come, sign up right away.


Love a knit-a-long? Free patterns? You might enjoy the AUTUMN'S SPRING CARDIGAN project
we are knitting on our COUNTRYWOOLERS Facebook group (see link below).
 I am posting the next installment of the pattern there today.



Taking Our Time - Summer Knitting Class   
          Tuesdays         noon - 1 PM

Stymied by a pattern or are you a newer knitter and want private lessons? This time slot is dedicated TO YOU this summer. $20/hr. Call/text/email to register.




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
Monday, August 20
6-8 PM
miss gertrude wright's shoulderette

MISS GERTRUDE WRIGHT'S SHOULDERETTE


5 (50 gram/144 yds) skeins ultra alpaca light wool/alpaca and 1 PAIR each #4 and #6 Bamboo Needles
OR
4 (4 oz/190 yds) skeins LAMB’S PRIDE WORSTED wool/mohair and 1 PAIR #8 and #10 Bamboo Needles

PLUS
2 ring markers and 3 (different colors, A, B and C) clip-type markers

Darning needle and (optional) 6 - ¾” buttons


Monday Knit Nite
countrywool fair isle headband
                                steeked

call or email to register


Mondays 
6-8 PM

Fair Isle Steeked Headband
  August 27, September 3 & 10
 

Materials needed for this class
ULTRA ALPACA LIGHT wool-alpaca/50 grams/144 yds 
    and/or   CASCADE 220 SPORT  wool/50 grams/ 164 yds
    and/or   PEACE FLEECE SPORT wool-mohair/4 oz/350 yds

50 yards each TREE COLOR  and RIBBING COLOR
12 yards each of 6 other colors

16” circular needles…# 2 and #4, and
       another #1 needle (can be any
       length or a double point – for
       joining)

crochet hook “C”
2 yards wool sock yarn

3 - ½ ” buttons


Full Moon Finish

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


   Sunday, August 26     
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




free patterns * FREE PATTERNS * free patterns

If you love free patterns and quick knit ideas,
you will find Countrywool's daily post on
 the COUNTRYWOOLERS group on Facebook very useful. 
You'll need to join the group, then "LIKE" the page and under that LIKE button, click on "see first" to get the patterns in your daily news feed.



Knit and spin on!

Claudia

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