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Fall 2018 Knitting Retreat

September 12, 2018
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Fall 2018


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Blue Sky Fibers and Harriet and Alice are proud to offer a knitting retreat to foster crafting and connecting in a relaxing and supportive environment where all are welcome. Come discover the beauty and immeasurable potential of a community of knitters coming together.

Please join us for a special 3-day weekend knitting escape this fall at Madden’s Resort on Gull Lake in Brainerd, Minnesota October 12th-14th, 2018. Experience the beautiful natural surroundings of Madden’s while staying in luxury accommodations. The retreat includes all meals, expert knitting support, exclusive Blue Sky Fibers swag bags, wilderness hike, raffle drawings, Blue Sky Fibers yarn pop-up shop hosted by Harriet & Alice, engaging social hour and much more. Registration is now open so call soon because space is limited.


WhereMadden’s on Gull Lake

1266 Pine Beach Peninsula

Brainerd, MN 56401


When:  Friday, October 12th-Sunday October 14th

Meals: Friday Dinner, Saturday Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner, Sunday Breakfast

Price: Standard Guest Room - $375 Double Occupancy or $490 Single Occupancy (meals included)

RSVP:  To make reservations, please call Blue Sky Fibers at 763.753.5815 or email

nina@blueskyfibers.com. Please call soon as space is limited.


1:00—5:00pm Event check-in; grab your swag bag and begin crafting!
**Lunch on your own (restaurant on site)
3:00pm Harriet & Alice pop-up yarn shop is open
4:30pm Lodge/hotel room check-in
5:00—6:00pm Sneak peek activity
6:00—7:00pm Social hour (complimentary drink provided by Harriet & Alice)
7:00—9:00pm Dinner served
8:00—9:00pm What’s on your needles & open knitting

7:00—9:00am Breakfast served
9:30—10:30am Optional guided hike (bring your boots and a jacket!)
12:00—1:30pm Lunch served
1:00—1:45pm Optional class with Harriet & Alice: TBD
2:30—3:00pm Speed knitting contest (US 5 knitting needle)
5:00—6:00pm Optional gentle flow yoga (bring your own matt and towel, if you do not have one we will have supplies available)
6:00—9:00pm Dinner served
7:00—8:00pm Fashion show (please bring one finished piece to show off)
8:00—9:00pm Open knitting

7:00—9:00am Breakfast Served
7:00—11:00am Lodge/Hotel Room Check-out
12:00pm Departures & Harriet & Alice pop-up shop closes
**Lunch on your own (Restaurant on site)


We look forward to seeing you soon!

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