Classes, Workshops & Events

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Want to be a hooker but don't know where to start?  Already a hooker and want to learn more?  We offer a variety of classes, including Beginner Rug Hooking, Beginner Dye, our unique design class, Yes You Are & Yes You Can, as well as a variety of more advanced classes taught by the best guest teachers in our craft.  We also teach Beginner Soap Making for those inclined, and teach off site at great venues like the Squam Art Workshops, the Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, and Portfiber.

Or, just want to explore the craft?  Come to any of the events we have scheduled throughout the year to learn more!

***One on one beginner classes can always be arranged by appointment so just call Beth at 207-890-8490 if you'd like to become a hooker!***

Upcoming

Jan
19
Sat
9:00 am Beginner Cold Process Soap Making @ Parris House Wool Works
Beginner Cold Process Soap Making @ Parris House Wool Works
Jan 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Beginner Cold Process Soap Making @ Parris House Wool Works
  Join Beth’s other half, Bill Miller, for a fun morning of cold process soap making. We will be making an all natural cold process soap recipe using vegetable oils for the base and essential oils for the scents. These soaps are vegan friendly! Each student will leave with a 2 lb. soap wood soap ... Read more
Jan
22
Tue
11:00 am Weekly Hook In at the Parris House @ Parris House Wool Works
Weekly Hook In at the Parris House @ Parris House Wool Works
Jan 22 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Weekly Hook In at the Parris House @ Parris House Wool Works
Join us every Tuesday at the 200 year old Parris House for hooking, camaraderie, and refreshments from 11 AM to 3 PM.  Bring your lunch and stay for the whole time or pop in and out as is convenient. The Parris House studio supplies everything you need for hooking, including patterns, as-is and our own ... Read more
Jan
26
Sat
9:00 am Beginner Hooking Class – Two Sol... @ Parris House Wool Works
Beginner Hooking Class – Two Sol... @ Parris House Wool Works
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Beginner Hooking Class - Two Solitudes Heart Pattern @ Parris House Wool Works
  Would you like to learn the heritage art of North American rug hooking in an easy going, relaxed environment? Join us for a two session (second follow-up session scheduled at the students’ convenience) hooking class where our project is the Two Solitudes table mat/wall hanging Session One – Getting Started, January 26th, 9 AM – 1 PM: Introduction ... Read more
Jan
29
Tue
11:00 am Weekly Hook In at the Parris House @ Parris House Wool Works
Weekly Hook In at the Parris House @ Parris House Wool Works
Jan 29 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Weekly Hook In at the Parris House @ Parris House Wool Works
Join us every Tuesday at the 200 year old Parris House for hooking, camaraderie, and refreshments from 11 AM to 3 PM.  Bring your lunch and stay for the whole time or pop in and out as is convenient. The Parris House studio supplies everything you need for hooking, including patterns, as-is and our own ... Read more
Feb
5
Tue
11:00 am Weekly Hook In at the Parris House @ Parris House Wool Works
Weekly Hook In at the Parris House @ Parris House Wool Works
Feb 5 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Weekly Hook In at the Parris House @ Parris House Wool Works
Join us every Tuesday at the 200 year old Parris House for hooking, camaraderie, and refreshments from 11 AM to 3 PM.  Bring your lunch and stay for the whole time or pop in and out as is convenient. The Parris House studio supplies everything you need for hooking, including patterns, as-is and our own ... Read more
Feb
9
Sat
9:00 am Beginner Dye Class @ Parris House Wool Works
Beginner Dye Class @ Parris House Wool Works
Feb 9 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Beginner Dye Class @ Parris House Wool Works
Join rug hooker and teacher Elizabeth Miller for this beginner class in wool dyeing!  We will introduce pot dyeing, microwave dyeing, and casserole dyeing.   You will leave with a full yard of your own beautiful hand dyes, a printed booklet for reference at home, and a great new hobby!  Class includes all materials.  Click ... Read more
Feb
12
Tue
11:00 am Weekly Hook In at the Parris House @ Parris House Wool Works
Weekly Hook In at the Parris House @ Parris House Wool Works
Feb 12 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Weekly Hook In at the Parris House @ Parris House Wool Works
Join us every Tuesday at the 200 year old Parris House for hooking, camaraderie, and refreshments from 11 AM to 3 PM.  Bring your lunch and stay for the whole time or pop in and out as is convenient. The Parris House studio supplies everything you need for hooking, including patterns, as-is and our own ... Read more
Feb
19
Tue
11:00 am Weekly Hook In at the Parris House @ Parris House Wool Works
Weekly Hook In at the Parris House @ Parris House Wool Works
Feb 19 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Weekly Hook In at the Parris House @ Parris House Wool Works
Join us every Tuesday at the 200 year old Parris House for hooking, camaraderie, and refreshments from 11 AM to 3 PM.  Bring your lunch and stay for the whole time or pop in and out as is convenient. The Parris House studio supplies everything you need for hooking, including patterns, as-is and our own ... Read more
Feb
26
Tue
11:00 am Weekly Hook In at the Parris House @ Parris House Wool Works
Weekly Hook In at the Parris House @ Parris House Wool Works
Feb 26 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Weekly Hook In at the Parris House @ Parris House Wool Works
Join us every Tuesday at the 200 year old Parris House for hooking, camaraderie, and refreshments from 11 AM to 3 PM.  Bring your lunch and stay for the whole time or pop in and out as is convenient. The Parris House studio supplies everything you need for hooking, including patterns, as-is and our own ... Read more
Mar
5
Tue
11:00 am Weekly Hook In at the Parris House @ Parris House Wool Works
Weekly Hook In at the Parris House @ Parris House Wool Works
Mar 5 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Weekly Hook In at the Parris House @ Parris House Wool Works
Join us every Tuesday at the 200 year old Parris House for hooking, camaraderie, and refreshments from 11 AM to 3 PM.  Bring your lunch and stay for the whole time or pop in and out as is convenient. The Parris House studio supplies everything you need for hooking, including patterns, as-is and our own ... Read more