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56 Wall Street
Madison, CT 06443

203-245-5921

Welcome to Madison Wool!  We are a fiber lover’s paradise, with fine yarns for hand knitting plus one of a kind, handspun art yarns that you cannot find anywhere else! 

Events Calendar

Gentle Yoga at Skippin' Stones
Sep
21
10:00am10:00am

Gentle Yoga at Skippin' Stones

YOGA AT SKIPPIN’ STONES

(Front of Madison Wool)

56 WALL STREET

MADISON, CT

with Sybil Merriman, E-RYT

Starts September 7thThursdays, 10-11:15am   $50 for four classes or $15 drop-in

Traditional and unique therapeutic movements, restorative poses, breathwork and guided meditations for a well-rounded, all levels practice.

Improve and maintain mobility, balance, and peace of mind.

Props provided.  Please bring a mat if you have one.  A few loaner mats will be available.

$15 drop-in or $50 for four-week commitment.

Call to register at 203-245-5921 or www.yogawithsybil.com 

 

 

 

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 Crafternoon- Friday Monthly Kids Club
Sep
22
4:00pm 4:00pm

Crafternoon- Friday Monthly Kids Club

With Mary Crosby and friends. All levels, beginning to some experience, ages 7 and up. $10.00 per student per session, yarn and needles provided for knitting practice in class. Call to register. 

This group class is suitable for small groups of class mates or friends who would like to learn to knit, or work on a special project. Class is usually held the last Friday afternoon of the month from 4-5 PM-check calendar for dates.

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 Learn to Spin Intensive- Drop Spindle and Wheel
Sep
24
1:00pm 1:00pm

Learn to Spin Intensive- Drop Spindle and Wheel

Beginning Handspinning Intensive.   Sunday, September 24, 2017. 1-6 PM.  $95.00 includes fiber and drop spindle. With Dayna Mankowski and Mary Crosby .  $25.00 deposit holds your space.  Maximum- 5 students.   

If you would like to learn how to create unique yarn for your knitting or fiber projects, this class is for you. This workshop will teach: why wool spins into yarn, how to prepare wool for spinning, how to spin on a drop spindle and a spinning wheel.  Many types of wheels are available to try, and you will learn which type is right for you

Part 1: Will teach the basics of fiber preparation, drafting and spinning on a drop spindle

Part 2: will teach basic spinning on a spinning wheel, the types of spinning wheel (Scotch tension vs Irish tension, Single vs Double treadle, etc).   If you have your own wheel, please bring it. 

 

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Gentle Yoga at Skippin' Stones
Sep
28
10:00am10:00am

Gentle Yoga at Skippin' Stones

YOGA AT SKIPPIN’ STONES

(Front of Madison Wool)

56 WALL STREET

MADISON, CT

with Sybil Merriman, E-RYT

Starts September 7thThursdays, 10-11:15am   $50 for four classes or $15 drop-in

Traditional and unique therapeutic movements, restorative poses, breathwork and guided meditations for a well-rounded, all levels practice.

Improve and maintain mobility, balance, and peace of mind.

Props provided.  Please bring a mat if you have one.  A few loaner mats will be available.

$15 drop-in or $50 for four-week commitment.

Call to register at 203-245-5921 or www.yogawithsybil.com 

 

 

 

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Learn to Weave on a Rigid Heddle Loom-with Susan Snider
Oct
21
10:00am10:00am

Learn to Weave on a Rigid Heddle Loom-with Susan Snider

Saturday, October 21, 2017- Learn to Weave on The Rigid Heddle Loom.  10 AM-4PM.  $100.00 ($25.00 deposit holds your space).  Bring your own loom or use one of ours (limit 4 students). 

Max of 3 students without looms. *Includes the use of loom and all materials; if you have your own loom, please bring it*. Learn how to weave on the Ashford Knitter’s Loom!.  This portable, easy to use rigid heddle loom provides an infinite amount of design possibilities. It is called the Knitter’s Loom because it is a great way to use your left over yarns from knitting projects. If you have your own rigid heddle loom, feel free to bring it!

Have you ever looked at a beautifully woven item and thought, “I wish I could create something like that?” then this class is for you. Rigid heddle loom weaving is simple to learn and offers an extraordinary range of creativity. In this workshop students will learn basic weaving terminology and techniques and be weaving in no time. You will weave a sample which will teach different weaving patterns and allow for exploration with color and texture. If you’re a knitter or spinner this is a great way to use up your stash! You will be surprised by how a small loom can inspire the fiber artist in you. 

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2nd Annual MadWool Rhinebeck Bus Trip!
Oct
22
7:00am 7:00am

2nd Annual MadWool Rhinebeck Bus Trip!

SECOND ANNUAL!  MADWOOL GOES TO NY SHEEP AND WOOL (AKA RHINEBECK!).  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2017.  $75.00 INCLUDES BUS, DRIVER TIP, PLUS TICKET TO EVENT.    $25.00 deposit holds your space.  New this year: pickup/drop off in Fairfield County! 

Leave the driving (and parking) to someone else and come enjoy NY Sheep and Wool (www.sheepandwool.com) with a fun crew! We have chartered a comfy motorcoach that holds 35, so come join us!  Depart Madison  (EXIT 61 /RT 79 COMMUTER LOT) at 7 AM- leave the festival at 5 PM- arrive back in Madison approximately 7 PM.   Raffles, fun, knitting and more! Feel free to bring food and beverage, we will make stops for bathroom breaks. *New:  we will have pick up and drop off at the commuter lot near RT 8/I95 exit 25 in Bridgeport/Trumbull around 8 AM! 

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Unwind & Knit: Knitting and Yoga!
Nov
26
2:00pm 2:00pm

Unwind & Knit: Knitting and Yoga!

Unwind & Knit

At MadWool!

Combine knitting and yoga for a fun and relaxing afternoon!   

Learn to knit or bring a project, then work out the kinks and knots in your body and mind with restorative yoga and guided meditation.  

$40 includes knitting guidance, yoga, tea, and chair massage  

Sunday, November 26th & December 17th, 2017  2 - 5 PM

and 4th Sunday of the month January through March 2018

Madison Wool

56 A Wall Street, Madison, CT

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Unwind & Knit: Knitting and Yoga!
Dec
17
2:00pm 2:00pm

Unwind & Knit: Knitting and Yoga!

Unwind & Knit

At MadWool!

Combine knitting and yoga for a fun and relaxing afternoon!   

Learn to knit or bring a project, then work out the kinks and knots in your body and mind with restorative yoga and guided meditation.  

$40 includes knitting guidance, yoga, tea, and chair massage  

Sunday, November 26th & December 17th, 2017  2 - 5 PM

and 4th Sunday of the month January through March 2018

Madison Wool

56 A Wall Street, Madison, CT

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 Unwind & Knit: Knitting and Yoga!
Jan
28
2:00pm 2:00pm

Unwind & Knit: Knitting and Yoga!

Unwind & Knit

At MadWool!

Combine knitting and yoga for a fun and relaxing afternoon!   

Learn to knit or bring a project, then work out the kinks and knots in your body and mind with restorative yoga and guided meditation.  

$40 includes knitting guidance, yoga, tea, and chair massage  

Sunday, November 26th & December 17th, 2017  2 - 5 PM

and 4th Sunday of the month January through March 2018

Madison Wool

56 A Wall Street, Madison, CT

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Unwind & Knit: Knitting and Yoga!
Feb
25
2:00pm 2:00pm

Unwind & Knit: Knitting and Yoga!

Unwind & Knit

At MadWool!

Combine knitting and yoga for a fun and relaxing afternoon!   

Learn to knit or bring a project, then work out the kinks and knots in your body and mind with restorative yoga and guided meditation.  

$40 includes knitting guidance, yoga, tea, and chair massage  

Sunday, November 26th & December 17th, 2017  2 - 5 PM

and 4th Sunday of the month January through March 2018

Madison Wool

56 A Wall Street, Madison, CT

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Unwind & Knit: Knitting and Yoga!
Mar
25
2:00pm 2:00pm

Unwind & Knit: Knitting and Yoga!

Unwind & Knit

At MadWool!

Combine knitting and yoga for a fun and relaxing afternoon!   

Learn to knit or bring a project, then work out the kinks and knots in your body and mind with restorative yoga and guided meditation.  

$40 includes knitting guidance, yoga, tea, and chair massage  

Sunday, November 26th & December 17th, 2017  2 - 5 PM

and 4th Sunday of the month January through March 2018

Madison Wool

56 A Wall Street, Madison, CT

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 Gentle Yoga at Skippin' Stones
Sep
14
10:00am10:00am

Gentle Yoga at Skippin' Stones

YOGA AT SKIPPIN’ STONES

(Front of Madison Wool)

56 WALL STREET

MADISON, CT

with Sybil Merriman, E-RYT

Starts September 7thThursdays, 10-11:15am   $50 for four classes or $15 drop-in

Traditional and unique therapeutic movements, restorative poses, breathwork and guided meditations for a well-rounded, all levels practice.

Improve and maintain mobility, balance, and peace of mind.

Props provided.  Please bring a mat if you have one.  A few loaner mats will be available.

$15 drop-in or $50 for four-week commitment.

Call to register at 203-245-5921 or www.yogawithsybil.com 

 

 

 

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Introduction to Tapestry Weaving
Sep
10
2:00pm 2:00pm

Introduction to Tapestry Weaving

INTRODUCTION TO TAPESTRY WEAVING.  WITH DAYNA MANKOWSKI.  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2017, 2-5 PM.  $35.00 INCLUDES USE OF LOOM AND YARN.  (LOOMS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE).

The Tapestry Loom is portable and versatile, and perfect to make creative wall hangings, or smaller pieces of cloth to use in larger projects.  Join us as we learn how to warp the loom, and how to weave with abandon! 

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Gentle Yoga at Skippin' Stones
Sep
7
10:00am10:00am

Gentle Yoga at Skippin' Stones

YOGA AT SKIPPIN’ STONES

(Front of Madison Wool)

56 WALL STREET

MADISON, CT

with Sybil Merriman, E-RYT

Starts September 7thThursdays, 10-11:15am   $50 for four classes or $15 drop-in

Traditional and unique therapeutic movements, restorative poses, breathwork and guided meditations for a well-rounded, all levels practice.

Improve and maintain mobility, balance, and peace of mind.

Props provided.  Please bring a mat if you have one.  A few loaner mats will be available.

$15 drop-in or $50 for four-week commitment.

Call to register at 203-245-5921 or www.yogawithsybil.com 

 

 

 

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Shibori Dyeing with Shannon!
Aug
27
12:00pm12:00pm

Shibori Dyeing with Shannon!

Shibori Dyeing with The Spun Monkey (Shannon Herrick)!  Sunday, August  27, 2017 , 12-4 PM.  $125.00 includes all instruction and materials.  $25.00 deposit holds your space.  Call 203-245-5921 to register.  

Introduction to Shibori- Learn to tie, clamp and dye with Indigo!

In this class, we'll explore stitch-play, folding and clamping, and other ways to create unique designs on dip-dyed fabric and yarns in an indigo dyepot. You'll leave class with two finished pillowcases, some yarn to play with, and loads of ideas for continuing to explore shibori on your own, with any fabric and dye.  Come prepared to get a little messy, with clothes you can drip on, a towel, and dishwashing gloves.

 

 

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Stitch & Beach- On the Beach!
Aug
22
6:00pm 6:00pm

Stitch & Beach- On the Beach!

Save the dates!  Stitch and Beach: ON THE BEACH!  June 6 & 20, July 11 & 25, and August 8 & 22.  TWICE A MONTH!  The second and fourth (approximately) Tuesdays of the month, we are headed to knit on the beach!   We will again go to the beach in front of Seascape House at The Mercy Center, 167 Neck Rd., Madison

(https://www.mercybythesea.org). Last year we had an amazing time--beautiful breezes, lovely sunsets, and low bugs (bring bug spray just in case!)  Suggested donation=$5.00 per session.  In case of inclement weather, we will be back at the shop.  If you would like to carpool, meet at the shop at 5:45 PM. 

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Local Forage and Natural Dye Day!
Aug
13
10:00am10:00am

Local Forage and Natural Dye Day!

Local Forage and Natural Dye Day with The Fiber Elf!  Sunday, August 13, 2017.  10 AM-4 PM.  $100.00 includes some mini skeins of yarn and / or fiber.  $25.00 holds your space.  Snacks and Water Provided; lunch break too! 

 

Join MadWool’s Fiber Elf, Mary Crosby as she shows you where the local color is!  We will go foraging for plants in local parks, the MadWool garden, and other secret spots!  You will learn how to mordant your fiber and how to use the plants for the best colors. 

 

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Crafternoon- Friday Monthly Kids Club
Aug
11
5:00pm 5:00pm

Crafternoon- Friday Monthly Kids Club

With Mary Crosby and friends. All levels, beginning to some experience, ages 7 and up. $10.00 per student per session, yarn and needles provided for knitting practice in class. Call to register. 

This group class is suitable for small groups of class mates or friends who would like to learn to knit, or work on a special project. Class is usually held the last Friday afternoon of the month from 4-5 PM-check calendar for dates.

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Stitch & Beach- On the Beach!
Aug
8
6:00pm 6:00pm

Stitch & Beach- On the Beach!

Save the dates!  Stitch and Beach: ON THE BEACH!  June 6 & 20, July 11 & 25, and August 8 & 22.  TWICE A MONTH!  The second and fourth (approximately) Tuesdays of the month, we are headed to knit on the beach!   We will again go to the beach in front of Seascape House at The Mercy Center, 167 Neck Rd., Madison

(https://www.mercybythesea.org). Last year we had an amazing time--beautiful breezes, lovely sunsets, and low bugs (bring bug spray just in case!)  Suggested donation=$5.00 per session.  In case of inclement weather, we will be back at the shop.  If you would like to carpool, meet at the shop at 5:45 PM. 

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