Neighborhood Fiber Co.

City Zen Dye Retreat - Knoxville

14 in stock
  • City Zen Dye Retreat - Knoxville

Neighborhood Fiber Co.

City Zen Dye Retreat - Knoxville

14 in stock

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Description

Neighborhood Fiber Co. is excited to announce the dates for our third annual dye retreat! Karida Collins, the dye master extraordinaire and owner of Neighborhood Fiber Co. will bring her team of dye technicians to teach 3 full days of classes that will cover everything you ever wanted to know about hand-dyeing. 

There will be delicious food to nosh on (please let us know of any dietary restrictions), informal knitting sessions, and a Neighborhood Fiber Co. pop-up shop for all your yarny needs!

Where: The Blue Mountain Retreat Center in Knoxville, Maryland

When: evening of August 17th through afternoon of August 20th.

How Much: $550. This includes 3 nights’ accommodations (shared rooms, twin beds only, 2-4 people per room), all meals (see below for specifics), all dye classes and materials, and access to dye and materials outside of classes. Each participant will receive their choice of $100 worth of undyed yarn in any of the Neighborhood Fiber Co. bases (e.g. 10 skeins of Rustic Fingering or 5 skeins of Studio Worsted). Additional undyed skeins will be available for purchase at workshop exclusive prices.

Meals: Included in the retreat cost are dinner on Thursday, 3 meals on Friday, 3 meals on Saturday, and breakfast and lunch on Sunday. Breakfasts are continental with breads and cereal provided. Lunch and dinner are buffet style and we work our way through the leftovers for lunch on Sunday. Please feel free to bring any snacks or alcoholic beverages! 
This retreat is unfortunately not handicap accessible. However, the Baltimore one is!
Workshops (more classes to come!)
• Color Theory in knitting and dyeing yarn
• Multiple Layers for Multidimensional Colors - beginner kettle dyeing and layering techniques
• Creating Continuous Color - ombre dyeing using knitted blanks
• SOS! - salvaging ugly yarn with overdyeing techniques
• Avoiding Muddy Waters - how to effectively combine complimentary colors
• Free For All - supervised open dye studio