Knitting & Quilting Retreat

Master knitting and quilting techniques on a weekend escape

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January 11 – 14, 2018

The perfect weekend escape for knitters and quilters of every ability level, Kanuga’s Knitting and Quilting Retreat offers participants chances to make various projects showcasing different sewing techniques.

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About the Retreat

Knitters and quilters can choose a project to work on during this three-day retreat. Projects will be offered for beginning to advanced knitters and beginning to intermediate quilters. You are also welcome to bring your own project to work on. In addition to daily classes, there will be get-togethers by the fire, time for hiking to scenic mountain overlooks, and visiting area yarn and quilting shops.

Knitting

 
Quilting

 
Bring your own
If you are trying to get a project finished and just need some dedicated time to finish it up, bring it along and join others by the fire with needles and yarn. Instructors will be available to help if you run into a problem and everyone will be available to admire your work!

Conference Staff

Coordinator
Varian Brandon: Through the years, I have been surrounded by incredibly talented women. Among them, my great grandmother, my grandmother, my mother and a wonderful woman who taught me to knit when I was eight. As the spark of creating grew, I explored classes, read books and tried various techniques with yarn and needles. In spite of this dabbling across the knitting spectrum, I always seem to come back to Fair Isle and Aran designs, due in part to my first trip to Shetland and the Outer Hebrides where I took classes with both Alice Starmore and Kaffe Fassette. Now, after an undergraduate degree in architecture, a graduate degree in communication and several years working in those two disciplines, I am able to put yarn, color and design together full time. My world is filled with colorful yarn and charting software.

Rates

2018 rates coming soon!

Double Occupancy

Includes program, lodging, meals and use of recreational facilities.

Single Occupancy

Includes program, lodging, meals and use of recreational facilities. (Based on availability)

Commuter

Includes program, lunches, suppers and use of recreational facilities.

Non-participating guest

Includes lodging, meals and use of recreational facilities.

Optional Early Arrival Wednesday, January 10/Stay Over Monday, January 15
$80 per person each additional night
Includes lodging, meals and use of recreational facilities.

Payment

Deposit: $100 per person Nonrefundable. Nontransferable. Deposit deducted from total fee.
Balance Due: December 11, 2017

(To register after this date, please send a check or use a credit card for the full amount.)

Cancellations and refunds are provided in a tiered system based on proximity to the event start date. Any cancellation made at least three weeks (21 days) before the event start date will result in a refund, minus the $100 nonrefundable deposit. Cancellations made 20-15 days before the event start date will receive a 50% refund, minus the $100 nonrefundable deposit. Cancellations made 14-8 days before the event start date will receive a 25% refund, minus the $100 nonrefundable deposit. Cancellations made within 7 days of the event start date are not eligible for a refund.

Check-In/Check-Out

Check-in: 4–6 p.m. Thursday, January 11
Check-out: 10 a.m. (after breakfast) Sunday, January 14

Registration & Discounts

Registration for the 2018 Knitting & Quilting Retreat to come.

 
For financial assistance, download the printable application below.

Scholarship Request
 

For more information, please contact Adult Conferences Director Chris Lynn at 828-692-9136, ext. 2818, or chris.lynn@kanuga.org.