Mary Jo Harris

Mary Jo Harris lives in the knitting mecca of Madison, WI. She has been a teacher all of her adult life and has formally taught knitting for about 15 years at various Sheep and Wool Festivals, Fiber Festivals, Knit-In’s, and teaches locally for Madison College, Olbrich Gardens, and Sunset Yarns.

In the last several years, she has added Chair Caning classes to her teaching repertoire.

Mary Jo designs knitting patterns and under her designer name of Jo Harris, has written a book entitled ‘Double Knitting – Inside Out’ which is available through Amazon or Ravelry. As an active member of the Madison (WI) Knitters’ Guild, she has an almost constant opportunity to discuss anything and everything knitting-related.

Madison Knitters’ Guild Knit-In and Neighborhood Knits classes (WI)
Madison College (WI)
Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival (Jefferson, WI)
Michigan Fiber Festival (Allegan, MI)
Wisconsin Craft Market (Madison WI)
The Fiber Event at Greencastle (Greencastle, IN)
Fiber Retreat (Jefferson City, MO)
Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival (Lexington, KY)
Iowa Sheep and Wool Festival (Colfax and Ames, IA)
Shepherd’s Harvest (Lake Elmo, MN)
Smoky Mountain Fiber Arts Festival (Townsend, TN)
Hoosier Hills Fiber Festival (Franklin, IN)
Olbrich Botanical Gardens (Madison, WI)
Midwest Fiber Frolic (Milwaukee, WI)
All Fiber Retreat (Door County, WI)
Susan’s Fiber Shop Winter Retreat (Columbus, WI)
Folklore Village (Dodgeville, WI)
Ozark Folk Center (Mountain View, AR)
Driftless Folk School (Viroqua, WI)
Sunset Yarn (Madison, WI)
Minnesota Fiber Festival (Cambridge, MN)