Knit Retreat – GREAT idea
I know a few of you have been on knitting retreats, and many of you have talked about going on knitting retreats – well here is your chance! The fabulous ladies at Knit Social have just announced their FIRST KNITTING RETREAT! It sounds like an amazing time…..here are the details! They have some other fantastic things planned you can read more about them at knitsocial.ca
A Knitter’s Weekend Retreat – Sunshine Coast Edition
October 14-16, 2011
Join us for a weekend of fun and relaxation in beautiful Roberts Creek on the Sunshine Coast of BC, only a 2 hour journey from downtown Vancouver.
We will spend two nights at Rolling Earth Farm and Retreat , a tranquil working farm and retreat centre, in cozy and rustic shared accommodations. Amenities at Rolling Earth include: large meeting / workspace, comfortable seating room with fireplace and library, creek-side fire-pit in a natural amphitheatre, and a cedar hot tub to relax in.
*There are a limited number of private rooms with 2 or 3 beds each, please register early if you would like to reserve one of these rooms with a friend or two as they will be first come, first served.*
All of your meals and snacks are provided by Knit Social – we specialize in delicious, homestyle cooking! Please advise us of any dietary restrictions you may have.
Fee per attendee is $315
Our Weekend Activities include:
Welcoming Social – Friday night
Games, prizes, refreshments and more!
Natural Dyeing Workshop with Birgit Rasmussen – Saturday morning
Birgit Rasmussen is a master spinner, knitter and weaver living in Gibsons B.C. She has taught spinning, knitting, weaving and dyeing in Alberta and B.C., including teaching in the Master Spinner Certificate Program at Olds College, at ANWG and HWSDA conferences, and at the Natural Fibre Festival on Salt Spring Island B.C.
Workshop participants will have the opportunity to try their hand at dyeing wool using natural ingredients. Please bring a smock or old T-shirt to cover your clothing with. All other supplies are included.
Bergere de France Yarn Tasting at Unwind Knit & Fibre Lounge – Saturday evening
We are thrilled to join forces with Unwind Fibre Lounge to present an exclusive Yarn Tasting event to our retreat attendees. Unwind is the only retailer on the West Coast to supply Bergere de France, so don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to try some fantastic yarn from a great Canadian company!
Socializing, sharing, learning, and knitting – all weekend long!