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2024 - 08/17 Quickie 1-Day Retreat Learn to Knit

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August 17, 2024   (Last day to register is August 10, 2024.)

Time:                            9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Class Description:    Have you always wanted to learn how to knit?  Join us for a Quickie One-Day Learn-to-Knit Retreat. You will learn the basic knit and purl stitches, then expand your skills with increase, decrease, cable, and lace stiches.  A class kit of patterns, two skeins of worsted weight yarn (your color choices from Peak to Peak Stitching), and knitting needles will be provided, along with a retreat gift bag.  Lunch, snacks, and drinks will be provided.  Students 12 years old and up are welcome!

Cost:                             $150 

Class Size:                  min 5, max 10

Class Location:         Peak to Peak Stitching, 363 E. Elkhorn Ave., Estes Park, CO 

Instructor:                   Jean Gillies 

Prerequisite skills:  None 


  •    Yarn, needles, patterns, and necessary knitting notions will be provided.
  •    Each participant will receive a gift bag with a few fun craft-useful items. 
  •    Snacks, lunch, drinks, and dessert will be provided. (Let us know if you have any dietary restrictions.)

Rates/Registration Process

Retreat fee is $150. The retreat fee does NOT include hotel accommodation. There are many hotels in the area. Check out the following to find the accommodation that is right for you:

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made two weeks before the course starts will be refunded if the cancellation does not drop the number of attendees below the minimum; a $25 cancellation fee will be applied. If your cancellation drops the number of attendees below the minimum number of attendees or if your cancellation is made less than two weeks before the course starts, no refund will be available unless we are able to re-sell your spot. If we can re-sell your spot, we will refund your registration fee less a $25 cancellation fee.

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: No knitting experience needed
Materials Included: A class kit of patterns, two skeins of worsted weight yarn (your color choices from Peak to Peak Stitching), and knitting needles will be provided, along with a retreat gift bag. Lunch, snacks, and drinks will be provided.
Instructor: Jean Gillies
Instructor Bio: I have been knitting since I was 9 years old. My husband and I have lived in Estes Park for 3 years and in Colorado for 40 years. We have 5 dogs - two Irish Wolfhounds and 3 lovable mutts. My hobbies include knitting, crocheting, quilting, reading, and walking.

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