Museum offers sock-making workshop as part of exhibit

Posted Dec. 05, 2013, at 4:25 p.m.
Hat and mittens by Lisa-Marie Haugmoen.
Hat and mittens by Lisa-Marie Haugmoen.

Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, 40 East Maine St., Searsport, Maine

For more information: 548-2529;

SEARSPORT, Maine —  As part of their winter exhibit “Underfoot: Footwear, Hooked Rugs, In the Cellar and Below Decks,” Penobscot Marine Museum is hosting a sock-making workshop with master knitter Lisa-Marie Haugmoen 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Dec. 14.

 Lisa-Marie Haugmoen is an expert knitter and is  working on designs for a new book by the British wool company Real Shetland Wool/Jamieson & Smith.  She knits garments for “Vogue Knitting” and for knitwear designers and has been knitting since the age of 4.

This is the first in a series of winter events for the exhibit “Underfoot.” All events take place in Penobscot Marine Museum’s Main Street Gallery, 40 East Main St., Searsport. Events free with $5 Gallery admission. Gallery admission is free for museum members and Searsport residents. For more information, call Penobscot Marine Museum at 548-2529 or go to