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

MARCH

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


Knitting A Scarf With Wool:    
Sunday,  March 22  12 noon - 3 PM
POSTPONED TO APRIL 26
and it will be online
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 at  Countrywool.
(2 chairs left)
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



APRIL

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

Cape Ann Countrywool Knitting
        Retreat 2020
this retreat will be a Virtual One through ZOOM!
check back after March 30 for updated details!!!
Cape Ann Icelandic Weekend Knitting Retreat
April 4 & 5, 2020
 


Knitting A Scarf With Wool:    
Sunday,  April 26  12 noon - 3 PM

this class will be online
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.

(2 chairs left)
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



MAY

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

Rip Van Winkle Spinning Retreat May
        2020
VIRTUAL Spinning Weekend At Countrywool
May 16 & 17
watch this space for details


JUNE

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


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
Mondays
July 20, 27 & August 3
6-8 PM
tentative dates
depending on health issues
it may 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 will be available for purchase


 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


Class is held at Countrywool,
but registration is with

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



AUGUST


SEPTEMBER


OCTOBER






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



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


JANUARY


FEBRUARY


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