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 knitting or spinning class? Hire the KNITTING DOCTOR for an hour.
Prepaying will get you on the schedule.

Pay online OR mail a check to:
Countrywool
59 Spring Road
Hudson NY 12534

The KNITTING DOCTOR can
 ZOOM into your location.

Prepay below and we'll
get in touch with you.
$20* an hour by cash/check
OR pay online below


Knitting/Spinning 
Online ZOOM Class

$21.23 an hour
or drop off/mail
a check/cash for $20


now
scheduling** Zoom classes
 for

.
 
Thursdays at 6 PM ET
The KNITTING DOCTOR can
meet with you IN PERSON.
Prepay below and we'll
get in touch with you.
$30* an hour by cash/check
OR pay online below
/
(covid vaccination/booster proof &
mask worn in class both required)


Knitting/Spinning
IN PERSON class
(covid vaccination
proof required)


$31.59 an hour
or drop off/mail
 a check for $30


now scheduling**

IN PERSON classes
(1 hour max)
on
  Sundays at
12:30 PM
* cancellation with less than 24 hours notice : refund is less $10 + any fees
** 
after payment is received, together we will choose the date
IN PERSON classes fully booked through February 27...taking appts for March 6

1/13/22

Interested in Online Classes?
We have a series of KnitALongs coming up on RAVELRY that will feature optional Zoom Classes teaching specific techniques



2021-22
Mitten Knitting Marathon
December 28 - January 21
No, we can't meet together, safely, this winter,
but we can CONNECT TOGETHER online!!!
Come and play with us as we knit/chat/laugh/learn
the knitting of mittens.

Zoom Room meeting times each week:

Tuesdays at 8:30 AM
Fridays at 6 PM

Sizing for ALL hands
Best yarns and fibers for super warm mittens
Fancy increases (and decreases)
Gussets
Afterthought Thumb/Norwegian No Gusset style
Stranded Mittens
Fair Isle and faux fair isle styles
Felted Mittens
Thrummed Mittens
Corrugated Ribbing
A No Ribbing Edge


Want to knit just one pair the entire time? That's very OK.
4 weeks of Zoom time with knitters
(of all abilities!) awaits you.
OR sign up for just one week/one project.
(Read ALL about this Marathon and sign up here)
We have morning and evening meeting times every week.



EASY MITTENS

STUFFED (thrummed) MITTENS




FAIR ISLE SHADED MITTENS


BRENDA'S MITTENS



THRUMMED MITTENS


FAROE OPEN STAR  MITTENS


JANUARY

January Online Knit-A-Longs and Classes
 
KNIT NITE: Mondays
January 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31
 6-8 pm ET
$2 a night
OR
Subscribe & save

The Mitten Marathon : week 2
Brenda's Mittens
Jan 4, 8:30 AM & Jan 7, 6 PM  ET
$10 for BRENDA'S MITTENS
or
Subscribe & save
The Mitten Marathon : week 3
Fair Isle or Faroe Open Star Mittens
Jan 11, 8:30 AM & Jan 14, 6 PM  ET
$10 for FAIR ISLE MITTENS
or
Subscribe & save
Celtic Plait Aran Class, 3rd Saturdays
Jan 15, Feb 19, March 19, April 16
6-7 pm ET
Subscribe
for 6 months


The Mitten Marathon : week 4
THRUMMED MITTENS
Jan 18, 8:30 AM & Jan 21, 6 PM ET

$10 for THRUMMED MITTENS
or
Subscribe & save
Mrs Claus' Cardigan,  4th Sundays
Jan 23, Feb 27, Apr 24, May 22
2-3 pm ET
felt your steek at the Cape Ann Retreat March 27!

Subscribe
for 6 months



    Knitting A Scarf With Wool

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  Class meets for 2 sessions:
Saturdays
January 15 & January 29
  12 - 2 PM

Taught ON ZOOM through
Columbia Greene Community College


$40

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.

 
Materials needed for this class:
  1 pair US# 9 Crystal Palace bamboo needles, 12"
  7 8 ounces/320-380 yards heavy worsted wool yarn
  Learn To Knit Scarf pattern, 2000 Countrywool: $3.00 (if you just need the pattern for class, it is downloadable here)
  cable stitch holder; darning needle, 6 ring markers; crochet hook E, F or G; gauge ruler

    Materials packet with all of the above: $48
and it may be purchased at COUNTRYWOOL
a week before class


FEBRUARY

February Online Knit-A-Longs and Classes
 
KNIT NITE: Mondays
February 7, 14, 20 & 28
 6-8 pm ET
$2 a night
OR
Subscribe & save

Swedish Socks:
Tuesdays, Feb 15, 22, Mar 1 at 8:30 AM ET
Fridays Feb 18, 25, Mar 4 at 6 PM  ET
Subscribe
for 3 months
Celtic Plait Aran Class, 3rd Saturdays
Feb 19, March 19, April 16
6-7 pm ET
Subscribe
for 3 months


Mrs Claus' Cardigan,  4th Sundays
Feb 27, Apr 24, May 22
2-3 pm ET
felt your steek at the Cape Ann Retreat March 27!

Subscribe
for 6 months







Does your spinning wheel
need a tune up?
Drop it off at Countrywool at least
 3 weeks before class.
$25 fee


Spin A Yarn  
on zoom
.
Saturday, February 12
11 - 2 PM

Taught ON ZOOM through
Columbia Greene Community College


$40
                                           
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!

Materials needed for this class:
    spinning wheel or drop spindle
    5 oz clean wool roving or top

Drop spindle and wool is available for purchase: drop
spindle: $26.50; wool top: $8.50.

Wheel rental: $25

Materials may be purchased/wheel rented at Countrywool a week before class.



MARCH

Cape Ann IN PERSON Knitting Retreat, March 26 & 27, 2022.
(registration opens January 1, 2022)
SAVE THE DATES

APRIL

Rip Van Winkle IN PERSON Spinning Retreat, April 22-24, 2022.
(registration opens February 1, 2022)
SAVE THE DATES

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