If you are mad about knitting, this is something you'll want to check out:
Madison Wool/ Tidewater Inn Knitting Retreat—March 8-10, 2013. $125.00 per person, materials extra. Maximium=20 students. $50.00 deposit holds your space. Introduction to Sweater Design- “The Sweater Map”-with Shannon Okey, ‘Knitgrrl” and owner of Cooperative Press. Need to shake the winter blues? Always wanted to make a sweater but have no idea where to begin? Join Shannon Okey for a weekend of Knitting and Design at the lovely Tidewater Inn in Madison, CT (www.thetidewater.com) ! Come and stay and enjoy a weekend of pampering, or come and be a ‘day camper’. Price includes all instruction, light supper Friday night, plus lunch Saturday and Sunday. Contact Victoria at The Tidewater Inn for special rates for this weekend (two night minimum)-(203) 245-8457. You are welcome to bring your notions and needles, and Madison Wool will offer a 20% discount on yarns for the class (Worsted weight required; lots of ideas and choices to choose from). This weekend is suitable for the intermediate knitter, one who is comfortable with different stitch patterns and basic shaping.