The Dutchess County Fairgrounds
6550 Spring Brook Ave.
Rhinebeck, NY 12572

NYS Sheep & Wool Festival - Workshop Registration

Get a Grip On It!

Saturday, October 18, 2014

9:00 - 4:30

Instructor: Mary Ann Williams

Class Fee: $125.00

Material Fee: $0.00

Maximum Class Size: 12

3 Seats Available

About Seat Availability: The availability shown above does NOT A GUARANTEE that an actual seat is available to be purchased. Each registration will be verified after your purchase and if an over sale of seats occurs you will be notified and the price of the over sold seat will be refunded in it's entirety.

Registration Disabled


The basket that will be made in the workshop is both aesthetically pleasing and utilitarian.  Measuring 10”l x 7”w x 10”h, it includes side grip handles making it easy to take with you  It’s the perfect size for holding your present fiber project or for storing patterns or knitting/crochet magazines upright.  Instruction provided will allow participants an opportunity to learn how to lay out a filled base, to weave up the sides creating a pattern with two different sized weavers, and how to rim and lash their baskets.  

Materials Information

Materials students should bring:  pencil, tape measure or ruler, clothespins, scissors

Instructor will supply materials kit.

Workshop Instructor

I made my first basket late one afternoon after a challenging day as an elementary teacher…it was a disaster!  However I found this craft more