Retreats, Classes

  • May 18-20, 2018. The North Light Fibers 8th Annual Knitting Retreat with Bristol Ivy and Thea Colman. This all-inclusive retreat is for three days and two nights with three world class knitting designers/teachers and includes everything from the ferry tickets and yarn for homework to fine dinners and beautiful hotels. Bristol and Thea will lead workshops on cables, shawls, pattern development and new techniques. Please click on the brochure link below to see all the details but there are a number of activities you can do in addition to the classes including knitting time, island tours, bird banding, nature walks and lighthouse tours.

Reserve your place at the knitting retreat
View the kniting retreat brochure (PDF) for more information

  • September 23-27, 2018. Knitwear Design Workshop with Deborah Newton Hosted by North Light Fibers. Given the outstanding success of the 2017 design workshop-retreat, this is back by popular demand. While the 2017 knitters are planning a “Designer II” regrouping, this event is for those who want to learn from one of the masters of the industry! This all-inclusive five day and four night retreat is the first of an annual series that will expand your knitwear design skills and bring your knitting dreams to life. Come learn from one of the industry’s great designers about the process, fabrics, garments and the technical aspects of knitwear design. We are limiting the number of participants to ensure that everyone has a close working relationship with Deb so please sign up soon. Please click on the  link below for a brochure and more details for this very special retreat on a very special island at a very special Micro Yarn Mill. In addition to the classes and presentations, we have arranged for a number of  activities to inspire your designs and thinking. We hope you will join us.

Reserve your place at the knitwear design retreat

View the 2018 knitwear Design Retreat brochure (PDF) for more information


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