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

NYS Sheep & Wool Festival - Workshop Registration

Introduction to Net Making - Sat - SOLD OUT

Saturday, October 21, 2017

10:00 - 5:00

Instructor: Joe Winter

Class Fee: $150.00

Material Fee: $0.00

Maximum Class Size: 12

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


Net making is a fun and versatile craft, the basics of which can be grasped quickly. Using the same set of techniques, you can make a functional bag, a decorative shawl, scarf, or even a hammock. Nets can be faster to make and use less material than knitting, so can make great quick projects to use up leftovers from your stash.

This workshop will cover the basic net making knots to work both flat and in the round. By learning increases and decreases you will begin to understand how to shape your nets into a variety of forms. You will leave the workshop with a completed mesh bag, the beginning of a scarf, the tools you need to continue, and a few additional patterns to try at home.

All materials provided, but feel free to bring some of your own yarn (worsted weight or thinner), string, or cord. 

Level of experience: none necessary / beginner

Questions for Joe?  Email

Materials Information

There is a $12 material fee for this class included in the registration fee.

Materials Provided by Instructor: Net needles, cord/yarn, patterns, gauges

Materials Provided by Student: Sample card, but free to bring some of your own yarn (worsted weight or thinner), string, or cord.

Homework: n/a

Workshop Instructor

Joe Winter is sculptor and educator based in New York City. He is currently on the faculty of Sarah Lawrence college and has also taught at the more