• Malabrigo
  • Berroco
  • Universal Yarn
  • Plymouth
  • Emma's Yarn
  • Knitter's pride
  • ChiaoGoo
  • Sirdar
  • Rowan
  • Lopi
  • James
  • Trendsetter

6-8-11-2023 Summer Knitting Retreat @Lambuth Inn, Lake Junaluska with Marin Melchior

Our retreat includes all food, room (if signed up for a room) and classes.  Price is per person.  Check in will be on Thursday @4pm and dinner is served from 5:30-7:00pm.  

Buffets are served.  Breakfast 7:30-9:00am, Lunch 12:00-1:30pm, Dinner 5:30-7:00pm.

Summer Retreat June 8-11, 2023

Vendors will be open Saturday 10-5. Complete vendor list will be posted in May.  

Friends & Fiberworks (mobile unit as a vendor), will be open for multiple hours every day during the retreat  We will have all yarns needed to complete all classes and knit a longs for sale at the retreat.

A private shopping experience at FFW Saturday 6:30-8:30pm.

Trunk show with Miss Babs and Queen City Yarn.

Emre Koc owner or Urth Yarns will be with us all weekend with a trunk show and a special unveiling of a FABULOUS new yarn.


Check in @4pm 

5-7:30pm Dinner 

Social Knitting 

7:30-8:30 Happy Color w/Betty-Bring your ipad

7-8pm Gnome knitting w/Sandy-Bring scraps of fingering/sock yarn, and a pattern.


7:30-9am Breakfast

8:30-9am Yoga w/Taylor

9-12 YAYOI w/Marin- in either the SCARF or SHAWL projects - one is DK and one is fingering/ sport - it's Miss Bab's and her yarn is a heavy fingering IMO). Project teaches LIFTED LEANING INCREASES & A MODIFIED BUBBLE STITCH IN 2 colors.

9-12pm Beginning Spinning w/Crystal-Wheel and fiber provided.  Email Lisa to sign up as space is limited.

12-1:30pm Lunch

2-5pm QUINN PILLOW w/Marin - this is a worsted (heavy DK) project. It is a pillow cover with Bobble or Button closure.  Project teaches INTARSIA, PICKING UP STITCHES. I-CORD, BOBBLES.

4-5pm Crochet Amigurumi w/Jean, kits available @FFW

5-7:30pm Dinner 

Social Knitting 

6:30-7:30pm Linoleum Dish Cloths w/Maryann-1 skein cotton yarn with matching needle

7:30-8:30 Soap Sack w/Betty-1 skein cotton yarn with matching needle

7-8pm Gnome knitting w/Sandy-Bring scraps of fingering/sock yarn, and a pattern.


7:30-9am Breakfast

8-9am Hike w/Crystal-Bring your knitting project

8:30-9am Yoga w/Taylor

All day drop in and dye your skein of yarn w/AnneMarie

9-12pm BRIDGE TO BLISS SHAWLw/Marin - my newest design, knit it in Queensland Yarns - UNITED (wool/cotton) & BRIGHTON BEACH (Linen/cotton/acrylic) .  I am having a sample worked up in URTH cotton. But this can be in other yarns too. Project teaches 1/2 PI-SHAWL construction with KFB INCREASES & SHORT ROWS (German).

9-12pm 2 Color Brioche Cowl w/Roberta-2 skeins Malabrigo Rios

11ish till after dinner Bobbing Boy-(Milissa and Alan Dewey) will be on hand with demos on Circular knitting.

12-1:30pm Lunch

1-3pm Finishing w/Crystal-Lecture

2-5pm SAND DOLLAR ROUND w/Marin- this is a BULKY COTTON (or other) project. It is roughly 52" in diameter.  Project teaches CIRCULAR CONSTRUCTION, KNITTING IN THE ROUND, SIMPLE CHARTED LACE (also written)

4-5 Crochet Amigurumi w/Jean, kits available @FFW

5-7:30pm Dinner 

Social Knitting 

All day drop in Modjeska Hat Fair Isle w/Cyndi-2 skeins Malabrigo Rios

7-8pm Gnome knitting w/Sandy-Bring scraps of fingering/sock yarn, and a pattern.


7:30-9am Breakfast

Finish up and goodbye till next time!

11:00am Check out

A detailed itinerary will be emailed to participants in May.

From rocking chairs on the front porch to quaint parlors, the Lambuth Inn is just right for guests looking for historic charm and an old-world feel.

Built in 1921, Lake Junaluska’s “stately lady” is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. A renovation in 2018 added modern conveniences while preserving the inn’s historic details and atmosphere. Stroll through the gardens to nearby Inspiration Point to watch the sunset over the lake and mountains.

Handicap-accessible rooms and rooms with walk-in showers available

Room amenities include coffee makers, flat-screen TVs and free wireless Internet

Elegant lobby and parlors

On-site meeting rooms

Access to the Lake Junaluska Fitness Center and seasonal outdoor pool

No changes or refunds after May 1st.




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