Welcome to the 17th
Cape Ann Knitting Retreat
sponsored by COUNTRYWOOL



updated February 24, 2017

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NORTH ATLANTIC KNITTING
Gansey
and Guernsey
patterns

April 8 & 9, 2017

32 Long Beach
Rockport, MA


9 - 6 pm
each day

wine and cheese
Saturday night!

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
  Gansey and Guernsey seamless
knitting techniques

in scarf, hat and sweater designs.
 
  We'll be gathering in a cottage on Long Beach which stretches out in front of us,
inviting you for a stroll.

Spend time chatting, knitting, relaxing
and learning with others in a supportive atmosphere.

DISCUSSION TOPICS
  • history and patterns of Guernsey and Gansey knitting
  • contemporary and traditional designs

Below are a few Countrywool patterns that will be presented at the retreat.
 
Supplies and tools lists here




GANSEY SEAGULL HAT


WHITBY GANSEY HAT


Countrywool Fair Whitby
                Gansey Sweater
WHITBY GANSEY




Countrywool JR'S Gansey Sweater
JR'S WHITBY GANSEY SWEATER for kids


Countrywool's Northxott Rib Scarf
NORTHCOTT 3 BUTTON SCARF

Countrywool Gansey Scarf
GANSEY SCARF


         save the dates!
                        April 8 & 9, 2017
1....

2...
Register and arrange for your room. (double up and save $)
→  approximately  $ 190 + taxes/tips for 2 nights  
contact the Cape Ann Motor Inn
→  approximately $
238 + taxes/tips for 2 nights 
contact the Vista Motel


3...



Pay for the classes and breakfast/lunch both days
$350 (plus wine and cheese party Saturday night)
Pay on-line with a credit card

refund policy details...
  •  If Countrywool cancels the weekend, 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, 2017, a shop credit for the full amount will be issued.
    • March 16 - 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.


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


Find more about Weather in
                    Rockport, MA
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2017 Countrywool Weekend Retreats 

Cape Ann  North Atlantic Gansey and Guernsey Knits
Long Beach, Rockport, MA    April  8 & 9, 2017

Rip Van Winkle ELIZABETH ZIMMERMANN DESIGNS Knitting Retreat
Round Top, NY     save the dates...November 17, 18 & 19!
 
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