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


Countrywool
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FEBRUARY



SUNDAY KNITTING
  LEARN TO KNIT SCARF


Sunday
FEBRUARY 1
12 - 2 pm

Have you always wanted to make cables? Learn a new cast on? How about knitting Continental? Come and pick up a few new skills while making this lovely scarf. I

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
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Spin A Yarn      Saturday, February 7,   10-1 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!  Class takes place at Columbia-Greene Community College. Call (510)828-4181 to register.


Materials needed for this class:
•    spinning wheel or drop spindle
•    8 oz clean wool roving or top
•    All items will be available for purchase: drop spindle: $25; wool top: $9.50

SUNDAY SPINNING

FEBRUARY 15
(snow date: February 22)
10:00 - noon


Need to learn the basics? Like making a smooth yarn? Want to figure out how to spin for a particular project? Need help plying? Have a wheel that needs a tune-up? Fascinated by color blended yarns? 
All skill levels welcome.
One wheel available to rent for class. Fibers extra.
Drop spindlers welcome!
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Reindeer Socks at Countrywool
Reindeer Socks
Cascade 220 socks at Countrywool
Cascade 220 Socks
SUNDAY SOCK KNITTING

FEBRUARY 15
(snow date: February 22)
noon - 2 pm


Need to learn the basics? Make a one color sock with thicker wool, or a two-color sock to keep your feet TOASTY in this cold winter.  This class will get you started, and we'll schedule class #2 when folks have knit both socks to the heel.


materials needed
(all available for purchase at class)

Reindeer Socks -
    HEILO yarn
        2-3 skeins Main Color
        1 skein Contrasting Color
         few yards 2 more colors for accent
     US #4 and #6 double pointed needles
     4 clipping stitch markers

Cascade 220 Socks
     1 skein Cascade 220 wool
     US #3 and #5 double pointed needles
    
4 clipping stitch markers
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MARCH



APRIL


save the date: Annual CAPE ANN KNITTING RETREAT at Long Beach, Rockport, MA: April 13 & 14, 2015. This year: North Atlantic Aran Knits


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