Welcome to the 14th
Cape Ann Knitting Retreat
sponsored by COUNTRYWOOL



updated March 11, 2014

there is 1 opening


NORTH ATLANTIC KNITTING:

  FAROE DESIGNS

April 21 & 22, 2014

32 Long Beach
Rockport, MA


9 - 6 pm each day

Tackling the Faroe
Kollafjaroarskakao
color stitch pattern, we'll make socks, hats, sweaters and mittens. The seamless pattern designs are all included.



Come for 1 or 2 glorious days by the ocean.
Knit on Long Beach with us
on the North Shore of Massachusetts!
 
We will explore traditional stranded sweater,
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.

DISCUSSION TOPICS
  • history and patterns of Faroe Island knitting
  • contemporary and traditional designs
  • 2 handed color stranded knitting
  • top down seamless sweater construction
  • hems
  • adding side shaping in circular color work designs
  • short row neck shaping
  • color analysis for personal sweater making
  • shapes analysis for personal sweater sizing



KOLLA Faroe Island Sweater - adult sizes

kolla sweater countrywool








KOLLA Kids Faroe Sweater

kid kolla sweater

   

KOLLA Hat 

 

   
KOLLA  Socks


kolla socks


KOLLA Mittens




SUPPLIES NEEDED

$150 a day
($275 for 2 days)
  includes
  • our own beach!
  • breakfast, lunch, snacks and beverages
  • unlimited help
  • beginning knitters are cheerfully welcome!
  • 5 patterns!
  • in depth discussions
Amount

refund policy details...
  • because of non-refundable cottage rental fees, no money refunds can be made.
  • on or before March 15, 2014: a shop credit for the full amount will be issued.
  • March 16 - April 14: a shop credit for 1/2 the amount will be issued.
  • April 15 and later: 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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Countrywool Weekend Retreats 2014
Registration for SOCK KNITTING at Round Top, NY,  November 7, 8, & 9, 2014, will open September 15.
Cape Ann FAROE KNITTING
Long Beach, Rockport, MA    April  21 & 22, 2014