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February 2017 
Countrywool News
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Monday 5-8
Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday  10-3




NORTHCOTT RIB COWL pattern will be featured at the April Retreat (below)


Tomorrow Punxsutawney Phil will or will not see his shadow, giving us an idea (maybe)
when winter will break and we'll see the ground again here in Columbia County. 
The days are getting slightly longer, and my chickens are starting to lay again
 after their 6 week winter dormancy, but the cold is settling in.
I spend my evenings working on a few knitting projects and waiting for....


CAPE ANN North Atlantic Knits GANSEY KNITTING RETREAT
April 8 and 9, 2017, on Long Beach, Gloucester, Massachusetts.
Registrations  have been open since January 2, and as of today
there are still 3 spots left.

click here for more info and to register online


The view from the front porch of our cottage on LONG BEACH

classes coming up...
ARAN SWEATER... Sunday, February 5, March 5 at Countrywool
Knitting a Scarf With Wool... Saturday, February 11 at CGCC
Follow up classes... Sunday, February 26 at Countrywool
                 knitters: 10-1 PM
                 spinners: 1-3 PM




The 1st Hudson NY Charity Knit Sock Auction

has been organized in order to raise $ to buy HUNDREDS of pairs of socks for the needy.
It is less than a month away!!!!

  The top 3 selling pairs will all win their knitters
a prize.
Every winning bidder will receive socks AND a gift from local merchants!!! One pair contains $100...

FACEBOOK and WEBPAGE.
Our goal is to buy 500 pairs of socks
with the money we raise from this auction.
HELP us help folks who are in a bad way this winter by keeping their feet a little warmer.


Charity knitting is moving right along
and we need YOU
to come and help us out.

THURSDAY Feb 16
1-3 pm at Countrywool

WEDNESDAY Feb 22
1-3 pm Claverack Library, Claverack, NY






If you love free patterns and quick knit ideas,
you will find Countrywool's daily post on Facebook very useful. 
"LIKE" the page and under that LIKE button, click on
"see first"

to get the patterns in your daily news feed.







Here's one of the 5 patterns posted
last week...

Baby hats. Always fun to make and a PERFECT baby shower gift. This adorable PIXIE HAT pattern is FREE! Lovely knit with BABY ULL: 100% superwash baby wool.

https://blog.etsy.com//how-tuesday-make-a-stella-pixie-hat/



   Enjoy the snow. The groundhog peeks out tomorrow!!!
Claudia