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

NYS Sheep & Wool Festival - Workshop Registration

Knit Knack Basket - SOLD OUT

Sunday, October 22, 2017

10:00 - 2:00

Instructor: Mary Ann Williams

Class Fee: $99.00

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


This utilitarian basket is a great introductory basket making project!  Whatever your workshop or work area looks like, this basket is sure to be a useful and attractive addition.   Measuring approximately 5.5”w x 4.5”h, it is just what you need to hold your tools or contain some of that paper clutter or scraps so much a part of being creative. 

Participants will have an opportunity to learn how to lay out a spoked base, stack weave the sides, and add a decorative touch to the rim.

Level of experience:  all levels

If you have questions for Mary Ann, please email her at

Materials Information

There is a $22 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.

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