Next Week’s Classes at the River Artisans

IMG_3814racBeginner Knitting (Wednesdays with Peg)

Wednesday, October 9
(stop into the shop to see a sample of this clever scarf project)

rac-Peg_Knit-oct13Beginner knitting instruction will start with a 2-part class on Wednesdays, October 9 and 16 from 2–4 p.m. Co-op member and veteran knitter, Peggy Hadley, will teach the course.

While working on a bow-tie scarf project, students will learn casting on, the knit and purl stitches, increasing and decreasing and binding off. Once registered, students will receive a materials list. They may bring their own supplies or purchase them from the instructor. The 2-week class fee is $20 plus materials (if needed).

Register at the shop or by calling 802-869-2099 or e-mailing

This course will be the first in an ongoing knitting series, named “Wednesdays with Peg”.

Handmade Holiday Project #2 – Holiday Card-making

Thursday, October 10

Get a jump on your card list and save money too. We’ll explore different ways of creating unique cards. From stamping to creating multi-layered cards and matching lined envelopes–express yourself and make this year’s cards your friends and family will want to keep. There is an additional $4 materials fee for this class.

Fee: $20 for the workshop.  Material fee: $4

Instructor:  Joan Lester

Still to come in this 12 weeks of crafts series (REGISTER EARLYclass size is limited to 8–10 participants depending on project):

Oct. 17: Calligraphy

Oct. 24:  Personalized Pendants

Oct. 31:  Party Favor-ites

Nov. 5 (Tues.): Woodies Wonders Ornaments

Nov. 7:  Crocheted Ornaments

Nov. 14: Lip Balms

Nov. 19 (Tues.): Glass Glitter Ornaments

Nov. 21: Cookie Exchange

Nov. 29 (Friday): The Perfect Present- ation

Dec. 5: Delightful Hand-Painted Ornament

Dec. 12: Elfish Ornament

Dec. 19: Christmas Tags

To register, or for more information on these and other classes, visit the shop at 26B Main Street, Saxtons River, call 802-869-2099, email


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