Saturday, September 5th -Tuesday, 8th, 2020
Historic Cherokee Park Ranch Livermore, Colorado
Single Occupancy $900
Double Occupancy (Bring a Friend) $875
Single Occupancy $700
Double Occupancy (Bring a Friend) $675
When we say “RETREAT” we mean “RETREAT”.
Private Suites and Bathrooms, No cell phones, internet, or TV; just you, yarn, horses, dogs and cookies!
· Rib stickin’ Western Gourmet fare served Family Style 3 times a day
· 2 Wine and Cheese Meet and Greet Evenings
· Luxurious rustic accommodations at a Historical Stage Coach stop Lodge
· Relaxed workshops taught at your pace by professional instructors
2020 Workshops TBD
Learn how to Steek!
Time to get brave! Retreaters will start by making a mini sweater designed just for Wild West Knitting retreat!
After the sweater is worked we will get brave and cut that sweater open!
We will secure our edges with either a sewing machine or a line of single crochet!
Then come the scissors, it will be time to cut!
Stranded color worked in the round.
Adding crocheting edging, Before cutting open that cardigan!
Finishing off raw edging and adding button bands!
The mini sweater will be a great way to remember an amazing vacation during the winter months.
Rag Rug Weaving!
Beginners and experienced weavers alike explore Rag Rug weaving using a variety of recyclable materials- sheets, jeans, Pendleton woven selvedges, knit strips and even plastic grocery bags while making a small rug.
Students will start by choosing warp materials and warping looms for rug weaving on either rigid heddle or 4 harness looms. We will explore different patterns from plain weave to 4 harness drafts. We will learn different finishing techniques from hemming to fringe.
Loom Rentals and yarns available at a discounted rate through Your Daily Fiber.
Call for details; 970-484-2414.
Exploring Spinning– on the Spindle and the Wheel
An Introductory class on Learning the art of Handspinning on the Drop Spindle and the Spinning Wheel
Spinning on top or bottom whorl drop spindles
The basics of the Wheel, and how to start using this ageless tool
Basic fiber preparation
Learn about fibers-wool to exotic fibers
Finally-you CAN ply on a drop spindle!