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

.
   Mondays at 5 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
/
(mask worn in class
OR negative rapid test at the door)


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


$31.59 an hour
or drop off/mail
 a check/cash 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

1/30/22

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


JANUARY

January IN PERSON Classes
SIT 'N KNIT: Sunday January 15    10-12 pm ET
covid negative test required
preregistration necessary


January Online Knit-A-Longs and Classes


Northcott Rib Cardigan Sweater Marathon
Saturdays: Jan 7, 14, 21, & 28   
5-7 pm ET

Subscribe
for 3 months
Tall Tree and NEW! Faroe Pecking Chicken Socks Marathon:
Mondays, Jan 16, 21, 30
and Feb 6
5-6 pm ET

Subscribe
for 3 months
KNIT NITES: Mondays: Jan 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
6-7:30 pm ET



Knitting A Scarf With Wool
Taught via ZOOM   
Thursday,  January 26
Thursday,  February 2
6-8 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 in conjunction with 
Columbia-Greene Community College
Preregistration required (518)828-4181, ext 3341. 
The fee is $45.00.


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 purchase 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



FEBRUARY

February IN PERSON Classes
SIT 'N KNIT: Sunday February 19    10-12 pm ET
covid negative test required
preregistration necessary

February Online Knit-A-Longs and Classes


Winter Star Fair Isle Hat OR Cowl Marathon
Sticks and Slants
Needlefelted/Steeked/Buttoned Cowl
Saturdays
: February  18, 25 & March 11
5-6 pm ET
One KnitAlong
OR
Subscribe & save
Snowy Mittens
Mondays during Knit Nite starting
February 6
6-7:30 pm ET
One KnitAlong
OR
Subscribe & save
Repair Your Knits:
Tuesdays
: February 21 & 28
1-2 pm ET
One KnitAlong
OR
Subscribe & save
Knit A Basic Sweater:
Fridays
: Feb 10, March 3, April 7    
6-8 pm ET
Subscribe
for 3 months
OR
Subscribe & save
KNIT NITES: Mondays: Feb 6, 13, 20 and 27
6-8 pm ET
One Month of
Knit Nites
OR
Subscribe & save



MARCH

March IN PERSON Classes
SIT 'N KNIT: Sunday March 19    10-12 pm ET
covid negative test required
preregistration necessary

March Online Knit-A-Longs and Classes


Cat's Paw or Faroese Shawlet
possibly March 4 and 18
Saturday evenings  5-6 pm ET  

One KnitAlong
OR
Subscribe & save


Knit A Basic Sweater:
Fridays
:  March 3, April 7    
6-8 pm ET
Subscribe
for 3 months
OR
Subscribe & save
KNIT NITES: Mondays: March 6, 13, 20 and 27
6-8 pm ET
One Month of
Knit Nites
OR
Subscribe & save



Cape Ann Knitting Retreat

March 25 & 26, 2023 in Gloucester, MA


APRIL

covid negative test required




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


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


Spin A Yarn  
.
Sunday April 23
10 AM - 12 noon

Taught in person at
Countrywool

Registrations through

Columbia Greene Community College


WAS $45...may now be higher
                                           
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



MAY


Rip Van Winkle Hand Spinning for Knitters Retreat

May 12-14, 2023 in Round Top, NY


JUNE


JULY


covid negative test required




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


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


Spin A Yarn  
.
Sunday July 23
10 AM - 12 noon

Taught in person at
Countrywool

Registrations through

Columbia Greene Community College


WAS $45...may now be higher
                                           
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


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