Claudia Krisniski 
59 Spring Road  *  Hudson NY 12534
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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Want a private on-line knitting class?
We can do that through ZOOM any day of the week.
Send us an email. $10 an hour
5/22/2020

MAY

Virtual Knit Nights (and Afternoons!) through Zoom
read all about it here. We hope you can join us :) 


Online Knit-A-Longs
May 3, May 6, May 10, May 13, May 15
Learn to Knit Beginner Thinner Socks
(pattern included)
Yes! Online! With lots of help!

Great for beginners.
Learn to use (or use better):
    ... double pointed needles OR
    ... a short circular needle OR 
    ... a long circular needle (magic loop style) OR
     ...  two circular needles

10:30 AM 1 hour meet-up times
May 3, May 6, May 10, May 13, May 15
If you order supplies from Countrywool for your project:
  class $ is paid!
OR stop in per session for chat and support for $2 per day

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Bearfoot TURTLE LAKE color
Order your supplies from Countrywool

 1 skein of   BEARFOOT  OR
 2 skeins  NORD  OR
 
1 skein DURASPORT


May 17, May 20, May 24, May 27
Knit a lacey shoulder shawl
  Reyna Shawlette

10:30 AM 1 hour meet-up time:   Sunday May 17
2 PM 1 hour meet-up times: Weds: May 20, May 24, May 27
If you order supplies from Countrywool for your project:
  class $ is paid!
OR stop in per session for chat and support for $2 per day

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Order your supplies from Countrywool

1 skein of   BEARFOOT OR
2 skeins  NORD  OR
3 skeins ULTRA ALPACA LIGHT


#7-#10  circular 26-32" needle as needed for gauge






JUNE

Virtual Knit Nights (and Afternoons!) through Zoom
read all about it here. We hope you can join us :) 


Online Knit-A-Longs
Anne with an E Beret

May 31, June 2, June 7, June 9

Learn to Knit Anne with an E Beret
(pattern included)
Yes! Online! With lots of help!

Two versions
Beginning knitters BROKEN RIB:
Learn to use (or use better):
    ... double pointed needles AND
    ... a 16" circular needle
    ... easy increases
    ...easy buttonholes

Intermediate Knitters: ENGLISH RIB (brioche)
    ...the STITCH we all want to get better at, right?


2 PM 1 hour meet-up times
May 31, June 2, June 7, June 9
If you order supplies from Countrywool for your project:
  class $ is paid!
OR stop in per session for chat and support for $2 per day

Join the Knit A Long on Ravelry!

Intermediate knitters: ENGLISH RIB color 6
anne with an e beret
 
Beginning knitters: BROKEN RIB Color 1
anne with e beret pattern
Order your supplies from Countrywool

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Beginner Broken Rib Hat kit: $29.25 + $8 ship
Intermediate English (Brioche) Rib kit: $29.25 + $8 ship

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English Rib/Brioche knitting uses more yarn,
so the kit contains more.


You'll knit with both yarns held together

need needles or new gadgets?


Sticks and Slants Mittens
details coming!


starting  June 7
Learn to Knit Stick and Slants Mittens
(pattern included)
Yes! Online! With lots of help!
 
1 PM 1 hour meet-up times

If you order supplies from Countrywool for your project:
  class $ is paid!
OR stop in per session for chat and support for $2 per day







    Knitting A Scarf With Wool:    
Sundays: June 7, 14, 20 and 28
1-2 PM

this class will be online
through ZOOM
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.

The fee is $39.00.

Materials needed for this class:
  1 pair US# 8 Crystal Palace bamboo needles, 12"
  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
and it may be picked up, or mailed to you ($8) at COUNTRYWOOL the week before class starts


JULY

Virtual Knit Nights (and Afternoons!) through Zoom
read all about it here. We hope you can join us :) 







Spin A Yarn:    
Sunday, July 12      10 -1  PM
tentative date depending on health issues
                                              

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: $26.50; wool top: $7.50







Summer Lace Class
3 Mondays
July 20, 27 & August 3
6-8 PM
this class will be online
Love lace?
Need a helping hand with it?
Come in out of the heat and knit with us in cool comfort.

Materials needed for this class:
    450 - 750 yds  DK weight yarn
    US # 7-9  straight needles OR
      24" circular needle
    stitch markers
    darning needle
    clipping ring markers

All items are in the kit at right


 techniques being taught:

Provisional Casting On
Sewn Off Bind Off
Following lace directions,
either written or in chart form
Lace increases and decreases
Reading your knitting
Tips for keeping track


Registration is with

Columbia-Greene Community College
 
Preregistration required (518)828-4181, ext 3341. 
$46.00



AUGUST

Virtual Knit Nights (and Afternoons!) through Zoom
read all about it here. We hope you can join us :) 


SEPTEMBER
Virtual Knit Nights (and Afternoons!) through Zoom
read all about it here. We hope you can join us :) 



OCTOBER

Virtual Knit Nights (and Afternoons!) through Zoom
read all about it here. We hope you can join us :) 







Spin A Yarn:    
Sunday, October 11      10 -1  PM
tentative dates
depending on health issues
                                              
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: $26.50; wool top: $7.50


NOVEMBER

Virtual Knit Nights (and Afternoons!) through Zoom
read all about it here. We hope you can join us :) 



save the dates! registration opens in August
Rip Van Winkle Fall Weekend Knitting Retreat

depending on health issues
it may be online
 
Round Top, NY     November  20, 21 & 22, 2020 

DECEMBER

Virtual Knit Nights (and Afternoons!) through Zoom
read all about it here. We hope you can join us :) 


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