Welcome to the 21st

Cape Ann Knitting Retreat
March 26 and 27, 2022
Next year's plans are in the works: save the dates!
March 25 & 26, 2023

Space is limited
You can register NOW by check (see below)

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updated July  22, 2022

There are   ̶8̶,̶  7 openings for 2023

Early registrations accepted, but only by check.

Watch this space
for next year's topics



March 26
& 27

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 small projects.

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.


watch this space for 2023's line up!

Needle Felted Steeks
Cardigan Edge Finishing
Button Bands
Suspended Bind Off

 and bring it with you to practice steeking)

colors available/ordering link

A Cashmere Cowl
Provisional Casting On
Sewn Bind Off

Mending Knitted Garments
Needlefelted fixes
Duplicate stitch
Swiss embroidery
Reknitting sock heels

Mrs Claus' Cardigan Sweater
This pattern will be provided with zoom class support for 6 months
Project overview
Plotting sizes using the finished RED STEEKED HEADBAND/COWL
Knitted hems
Circular steeked sleeves, cardigan edges, necks



    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.

2022-23 Countrywool Weekend Retreats
(covid vaccination with booster PLUS negative rapid test required AT THE DOOR)

Cape Ann Knitting Retreat
Long Beach, Rockport, MA  March 26 & 27, 2022

save the dates for next year..March 25 & 26, 2023

Rip Van Winkle Hand Spinning for Knitters Retreat
Round Top, NY  April 22 - 24, 2022
save the dates for next year..May 12-14, 2023
Rip Van Winkle Knitting Retreat
Round Top, NY  September 30, October 1 & 2
registration opens July 1


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Hand Balm Notions
Zoom Room

Knit Nite Yarns  Spinning Fibers
Needles Knitter's Stretch Book