Knitting With Confidence
When and Where
Our retreat will be at Number 63 in London situated close to Lancaster Gate, just opposite Kensington Gardens. It runs from a Friday evening to Sunday lunchtime in January 2021.
Your knitting experts are Ruth and Jenny from Ammonite Yarns.
There are a maximum of 16 places available for the retreat with a few Saturday day passes for delegates who don't wish to stay at the hotel.
Itinerary (this may be subject to change)
Meet at the hotel at around 6pm on Friday evening for welcome refreshments and introductions.
Dinner will be at 7.30 followed by a social/surgery session. Bring your work in progress and Ruth or Jenny can help with any knitpicky problems you may have.
Breakfast is followed by a choice of two workshops, Stranded Knitting or Double Knitting
Each workshop restricted to 8 so you will need to state your choice when you book.
The morning workshop runs from 9.30 am till 12.30 with a break at around 11 for refreshments.
Lunch is at 1 pm and workshops re-start at 1.30, again with a choice of two to choose from, Steeking or Brioche. The workshops run till 5.30 with refreshments at around 3.30 pm.
Dinner is at 7pm followed by an informal knitgroup with help on hand if needed.
Breakfast is followed by a choice of two workshops again -- Complicated Cast-ons (toe-up socks & moebius) or Start an Ammonite (our cuddly mascot). There will be a break for refreshments at 11 and we will finish at 12.00 in time for lunch before departing.
Prices for retreat include full board accommodation, workshops, materials and goody bag
There is a full range of breakfasts available at Number 63.
Lunches will be buffet style with cold refreshments
Dinners are three course including one glass of wine
The Saturday day pass is £150 and includes tuition, goody bag, refreshments, lunch and dinner
Single room £499
Per person sharing a twin room £480 (total cost of booking £960)
Single occupancy of twin room £600
Bookings can be secured by paying a non-refundable 50% deposit, the balance has to be paid by 1 December 2020