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

NYS Sheep & Wool Festival - Workshop Registration

Wonderful for Wool Basket - SOLD OUT

Saturday, October 21, 2017

10:00 - 5:00

Instructor: Mary Ann Williams

Class Fee: $135.00

Material Fee: $0.00

Maximum Class Size: 10

0 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


Need a basket that‘s ideal for carrying all your supplies for your current fiber project… or for stashing lots of yarn for future ones?  Here it is!  Measuring 17”l x 10”w x 9”h, this basket includes a 10”x 14” wooden handle making it an sturdy and attractive way to hold or to take whatever you need with you. 

Participants will have an opportunity to learn how to lay out the base, to weave up the sloped sides and to rim and lash their baskets.

Level of experience:  all levels

Mary Ann can be emailed at

Materials Information

There is a $35 material fee included in the registration fee.

Materials Provided by Instructor: All materials and tools needed to complete the basket will be provided.  Written directions will also be given to participants.  

Materials Provided by Student: 


Students will be sitting/standing/combination and water is involved:
For the most part, the completion of the basket may be done sitting or standing (student preference).  All reed is soaked and needs to be kept wet while weaving the basket, so your hands will be in and out of water throughout the workshop.

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