Welcome to the 22nd

Cape Ann Knitting Retreat
March 25 & 26, 2023

Space was limited and pre-signups have filled all chairs.
You can add your name to the waiting list....

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updated January 27, 2023

We are full! Early!
There are no openings for 2023.

But, in case there is a cancellation,
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 Faroe Island Design:


a cowl
a hat
a sweater


March 25
& 26

Cape Ann
Motor Inn
Gloucester, MA

9 - 6 pm
each day

Come for 2 glorious days by the ocean.
Knit on Long Beach with us
on the North Shore of Massachusetts!
As we carefully and safely gather this spring,
will focus on the Faroe color stitch pattern

Folks coming must be healthy, symptom free
vaccinated and boosted and
 covid rapid test negative before entering

  Long Beach stretches out in front of our hotel,
inviting you for a stroll.

Spend time chatting, knitting, relaxing

and learning with others in a supportive atmosphere.



Needle Felted Steeks
(new picture coming with NEW COWL Pattern by Feb 10)
Cardigan Edge Finishing
Button Bands
Suspended Bind Off

(knit the STICKS and SLANTS Cowl early
 and bring it with you to practice steeking)

colors available/ordering link (coming soon)

Sticks and Slants Hat

Sticks and Slants Sweater
This pattern will be provided with in person/zoom class support for 3 months
Project overview
Plotting sizes using the finished STICKS AND SLANTS COWL
Corrugated Ribbing
Steeked Neck Scoop

The Sticks and Slants Sweater...almost done!
Watch this space for the finished sweater...coming soon!

(coming soon!)


    to let us know you would like to come!

Need a place to stay?
Pay for your private room at the CAPE ANN MOTOR INN

Breakfast/lunch/light dinner provided

Only fully vaccinated registrations will be accepted.
(Covid 19 vaccine card proof required:
fully BOOSTED as of March 1, 2023
and a negative rapid test at the door)

1. Pay online: (includes credit card use fee)  $ 383.89
(online registration opens January 1, 2023)

2. Pay by mailing a check with a copy of your covid vaccination card (anytime) and save $13.89:     $370.00
to: Countrywool, 59 Spring Road, Hudson NY 12534

do you have a gift card to redeem?
  and we'll work out the details.
refund policy details...
  • If Countrywool needs to cancel, full money refunds will be made
  • If student needs to cancel -
    • on or before February 20: the full amount will be issued.
    • February 21 - March 14: a shop credit for 1/2 the amount will be issued.
    • March 15 and later: a shop credit for 1/4 of the amount will be issued.

2023 Countrywool Weekend Retreats
(covid vaccination with booster PLUS negative rapid test required AT THE DOOR)

Cape Ann Knitting Retreat
Long Beach, Rockport, MA  March 25 & 26, 2023

Rip Van Winkle Hand Spinning for Knitters Retreat
Round Top, NY  May 12 - 14, 2023
Rip Van Winkle Knitting Retreat
Round Top, NY  September 29, 30 & October 1, 2023


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Hand Balm Notions
Zoom Room

Knit Nite Yarns  Spinning Fibers
Needles Knitter's Stretch Book