Knitting Trips

Address:

29 Pleasant Street
Northampton Ma 01060
Tel: (413) 586-4331

linda@northamptonwools.com

 

Knitting Escape To The Cape      

March 10, 11, 12, 2017       $175 class fee payable to Linda Daniels

The fee covers the cost of the class, lunch on Saturday. You will get a goodie bag on Friday night, patterns on Sat and instructions all day Sat. The fee does not cover the cost of the room (we have a special rate of $99 per night), or dinner on Sat. night.trash stash cowl

Hampton Inn  West Yarmouth, Ma

Schedule:

Friday March 10

Arrive at hotel and check in. Meet in the Captain's Room. We will have a pot-luck dinner, snacks and drinks. (Bring your own). Linda Daniels will discuss making a mystery ball for the next day's project. Solve some puzzles and answer some questions- win some prizes relax and have fun.

 

Saturday March 11

Breakfast 7-9am at the hotel (included)

9-5pm- Class with Linda Daniels

This year we will be making Trash Stash Cowls. Here is how it works:

Bring some of your ends and bits of some of your favorite yarns or colors. Combine them with yarn that linda will bring to make a mystery ball. Using a 24" circular size 8 needle, start a cowl. Experiment with different stitch patterns from the collection provided by Linda.  Lunch is included and will be provided by Bag Lunch in Hyannis. When you register with Linda she will give you the website information to pick your lunch.

Saturday night dinner is on your own. Visit your favorite restaurant or ask for reccomendations.

Saturday Night

Return to the hotel after dinner and get your pajamas on! We will sit and knit until the wee hours of the morning (or not.)

Sunday March 12

Breakfast of course

Wrap it all up, finish the cowl, take photos of the completed projects! eat and drink all the leftover food and spirits and then depart happy and sated!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Visit to Block Island and North Light Fibers

This is a preliminary schedule that Sven Risom and Linda Daniels are working on in order to get an idea of how many people are interested in coming on this adventure. This is scheduled for April 22 and 23 2017.

Saturday
  • 11am Ferry from Pt Judith RI - Saturday morning – 2.5 hr drive from Northampton
    • While the departure times are subject to change, the boats coming over Saturday are 6:30am or 11am……so 11am sounds the best
    • Arrive to BI at 12pm and either walk to the mill or we can pick people up in a van
  • Check into hotels and settle in
  • 12:45 – 1:30: lunch at North Light Fibers
  • 1:30 – 2:30
    • Tour the North Light Fibers Micro Yarn Mill
    • Tour the Animal Farm (feed the alpacas and yak……Enjoy the birds and camels or Kangaroos)
  • 3:00 – 5:00 – Knitting class or people can relax and explore or we can do an island bus tour…..we can also start a class here and continue the class into Sunday
  • 5:00 – 6:00 – wine and nibbles
  • 6:00 – Dinner
Sunday
  • 7:30am – 8:30am Breakfast
  • 9am – 11:30am – Knitting Class?
  • Check out
  • Grab a box lunch for the ferry back for those leaving on the 1pm, sit, relax and explore for those able to take the 5pm….
  • Boats depart at either 1pm or 5pm

This a tentative schedule. Linda will be teaching the class which will be announced at a later date and will have a separate fee.

The off season rates at the hotel will range from $99 up to $450 for a suite. These details will be made available a little later.

The price of the week-end will also be finalized but it looks like it might be around $600.

As the prices are confirmed they will be posted here. Call Linda at 413 586 4331 now to put your name on the list.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

Northampton Wools   •   29 Pleasant St Ste 101   •   Northampton Ma 01060   •   Tel: 413 586 4331

linda@northamptonwools.com