Welcome to the 19th

Cape Ann Knitting Retreat
sponsored by COUNTRYWOOL



updated February 17,  2019

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NORTH ATLANTIC KNITTING:

  FAROE DESIGNS

April 6 & 7, 2019

32 Long Beach
Rockport, MA

9 - 6 pm
each day

Tackling the STICKS AND SLANTS

(Teinur og Skak)
 Faroe Island
  pattern, we'll make socks, hats, mitts
and mittens. The seamless pattern designs are all included.



Come for 2 glorious days by the ocean.
Knit on Long Beach with us
on the North Shore of Massachusetts!
 
We will explore traditional stranded 
sock, mitten and hat designs
 long practiced by North Atlantic knitting communities.
 
  Long Beach stretches out in front of our cottage,
inviting you for a stroll.


Spend time chatting, knitting, relaxing

and learning with others in a supportive atmosphere.

Enjoy.....
  • Our own beach with the ocean right at our front door!
  • Breakfast, lunch, snacks and beverages
  • Unlimited help
  • Beginning knitters are cheerfully welcome!
  • 4 Patterns!
  • A Countrywool mini store
  • In depth knitting and designing discussions


DISCUSSION TOPICS
  • history and patterns of Faroe Island knitting
  • contemporary and traditional designs
  • 2 handed color stranded knitting
  • magic loop, double point & two circular needle techniques
  • corrugated ribbing
  • dutch sock heel and star toe
  • choosing correct sock sizes for stranded socks
  • easy ribbed hems
  • perfect gusset pickups



Faroe STICKS AND SLANTS Hat








Faroe STICKS AND SLANTS Mitts



   

 

 

   

Faroe 
STICKS AND SLANTS Socks

kolla socks


Faroe STICKS AND SLANTS Mittens




SUPPLIES NEEDED


Save the dates!    April 6 & 7, 2019
1.
    to let us know you'd like to come

2...
Register and arrange for your room. (double up and save $)
→  approximately  $ 220 + taxes/tips for 2 nights  
contact the Cape Ann Motor Inn
→  approximately $
225 + taxes/tips for 2 nights 
contact the Vista Motel


3...



Pay for the classes and breakfast/lunch both days
(plus wine and cheese party Saturday night)
$350
Pay on-line with a credit card (below),
or send a check to: Countrywool, 59 Spring Road, Hudson NY 12534


refund policy details...
  • If Countrywool needs to cancel, full money refunds will be made
  • If student needs to cancel - because of non-refundable cottage rental fees, no money refunds can be made
    • on or before March 1, 2019, a shop credit for the full amount will be issued.
    • March 2 - 31: a shop credit for 1/2 the amount will be issued.
    • April 1 and later: a shop credit for 1/4 of the amount will be issued.

Need a place to stay?
We love the VISTA MOTEL for comfort
and the CAPE ANN MOTOR INN for the view.
Want a big living room to knit in with a fire in the evenings?
Try the BLUE SHUTTERS BEACHSIDE INN

The CAPE ANN MOTOR INN is 300 steps from our retreat cottage,
so you can park once and walk!

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Rockport, MA

2019 Countrywool Weekend Retreats

The Won Dharma Center SOCK Knitting and Stretch Retreat
 Claverack, NY 
February 7, 8 & 9, 2019

Cape Ann  North Atlantic Faroe Island Designs Knitting Retreat
Long Beach, Rockport, MA    April  6 & 7, 2019

Summer Spinning and Knitting in the Berkshires
Becket, MA   weekend to be determined in June  2019

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