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), and informal knitting sessions!
Where: The Blue Mountain Retreat Center in Knoxville, Maryland
When: evening of August 17th through afternoon of August 20th.
How Much: $550 (broken into 5 monthly payments of $110). 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.
• Creating Continuous Color - ombre dyeing using knitted blanks
• SOS! - salvaging ugly yarn with overdyeing techniques
• Free For All - supervised open dye studio
*Please note these classes are intended for amateur dye enthusiasts, not dye professionals. If you are looking for classes that teach how to dye for business purposes, then this is not the retreat for you.*