Claudia Krisniski 
59 Spring Road  *  Hudson NY 12534
(518)828-4554


Countrywool
A knitting, pattern designing, sewing, quilting and spinning studio

Classes, Retreats and Gatherings

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(there are new additions all the time, so check back frequently)


SEPTEMBER

This is the summer of the  HUDSON VALLEY YARN SHOP CRUISE
.!!!! There is one week left! Hurry....






SPIN in September
Thursdays 10-12
$25 a week
or all 4 weeks for $75
(want to rent a spinning wheel? - check out that option)

Amount

Bring your wheel and fibers to our weekly spinning workshop, or rent a wheel by the week or for the month and purchase spinning wool at class. Let September be the month you FINALLY spend the time to learn this great art. Lessons will take you from fiber preparation and the way to finishing and using your lovely hand spun yarn.




Knitting A Scarf With Wool:     Sunday, September 13  12-3 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.
Classes are held in conjunction with Columbia-Greene Community College but take place at Countrywool.
Preregistration required at CGCC (518)828-4181, ext 3341. 
The fee is 39.00.

Materials needed for this class:
•    1 pair US# 9 or 10 bamboo or plastic needles
•    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: $32


OCTOBER



Spin A Yarn:      Monday, October 26             5-8 PM  
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!
Classes are held in conjunction with Columbia-Greene Community College but take place at Countrywool.
Preregistration required at CGCC (518)828-4181, ext 3341. 
The fee is 39.00.

Materials needed for this class:
•    spinning wheel or drop spindle
•    8 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: $25; wool top: $9.50


Rip Van Winkle Knitting Retreat Countrywool Fall 2015
Rip Van Winkle WEE KNITS RETREAT
October 30, 31 and November 1, 2015
in the Catskill Mountains
Winter Clove Inn, Round Top NY

countrywool sock retreat


NOVEMBER


Knitting A Scarf With Wool:     Monday, November 2          5-8 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.
Classes are held in conjunction with Columbia-Greene Community College but take place at Countrywool.
Preregistration required at CGCC (518)828-4181, ext 3341. 
The fee is 39.00.

Materials needed for this class:
•    1 pair US# 9 or 10 bamboo or plastic needles
•    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: $32


Materials needed for this sweater:
  • 2200 - 1700 yards worsted or bulky worsted weight yarns
  • 16” & 32" circular needles in US # 5, 6, 7 or 8 (yarn will dictate needle size needed)
  • One set (of 4) of double pointed needles to match the size used from above
  • 20 ring markers
  • Cable stitch holder
  • (all items will be available for purchase!)
  • measurements of an old sweater or sweatshirt that fits well OR bring it to class and we'll measure it

Fall & Winter
RESCUE KNITTING:
Aran Sweaters

Sundays
November 8
December 6
January 3
February 7            11-2 PM

Knit romantic cabled knit sweaters. Bring your own favorite pattern or pick one of Countrywool's originals. Learn to make a custom fit sweater starting with the sleeves or with a gauge hat to ensure accurate fit. Knit seamlessly with little finishing using a circular needle and double pointed needles. If you can knit, purl, count and cable, you can make this sweater!  Knitters returning from an older class for a refresher are most welcome :)

Amount
Countrywool's Weeping Heart Lattice Sweater
Materials needed for this sweater (vest option, too)
  • 1120 - 2560 yards bulky worsted weight yarn
  • 16” & 32" circular needles in US # 5
  • One set (of 4) #5 double pointed needles
  • 20 ring markers
  • Cable stitch holder
  • (all items will be available for purchase!)
  • measurements of an old sweater or sweatshirt that fits well OR bring it to class and we'll measure it




Spin A Yarn:      Sunday, November 15             9-12 NOON  
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!
Classes are held in conjunction with Columbia-Greene Community College but take place at Countrywool.
Preregistration required at CGCC (518)828-4181, ext 3341. 
The fee is 39.00.

Materials needed for this class:
•    spinning wheel or drop spindle
•    8 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: $25; wool top: $9.50


DECEMBER


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