Fall Fiber Retreat | 17 -19 October 2014
An annual event sponsored by the Snohomish Knitters Guild. Open to everyone.
Join us for our Annual Fall Fiber Retreat. Our previous retreats have been outstanding successes and we look forward to another exciting time in 2014 at Camp Huston in Goldbar, WA, set in the beautiful foothills of the Cascade Mountains about an hour east of Seattle .
Cost is $185.00 per individual. Bed linens and towels will be available again for the price of $15.00. Deposits will be $50.00 plus Paypal fees. We'll also take checks or cash with no added fees. Unless the retreat is cancelled, your deposit is non-refundable. It cannot be applied to any other guild event or membership fee. If your plans change and you are unable to attend the retreat, you should be able to sell your spot to someone else and recoup your deposit that way. We will try to assist you in selling your spot, but cannot make any guarantees.
Registration is now FULL. If you would like to be placed on a waiting list (in case of cancellation) please email Barb, Retreat Coordinator.
Accommodations are two people to a room (additional fee for single occupancy room, if space is available). In addition to the comfortable environment for the retreat, great hiking is available nearby at Wallace Falls. The retreat will be available to members and non-members as the event serves as outreach for the guild.
Register for 2014 Fall Fiber Retreat
Registration is FULL.
Email Barb to be placed on a waiting list (in case of cancellation).
Barbara Eakin attended every Fall Fiber Retreat. She was an amazing woman, who gave of herself often and was always willing to lend a helping hand. Many retreat goers knew her and loved to hear her laugh.
Barbara passed away in January 2014 from injuries sustained in a serious car accident. In memory of her generous spirit, the guild has created a scholarship fund that will allow a single person (chosen by the SKG Board) who is experiencing family or financial hardship to attend the fiber retreat without payment.
If you would like to donate to this fund, please click the Donate button below.
*The 2014 Scholarship will be gifted to Barbara's daughter, Rhonda. In the future, nominations for this scholarship will be taken into consideration and awarded anonymously by the SKG Board.
Q: Where is Camp Huston?
A: Camp Huston is located in Goldbar, about a 25 minute drive from Snohomish, WA (~20 miles) down Hwy 2.
Q: What type of accommodations are there?
A: We will stay in the Paddock cabin (more like a dorm than a rustic cabin) at Camp Huston. It has heated rooms with two twin beds in each room. A restroom and shower serves every four rooms. Each lodge has a meeting area with a sink, microwave and refrigerator for snacks, and a fireplace or woodstove. Free Wi-Fi access. No restrictions on outside food or beverages.
Q: Do I have to knit on the retreat?
A: No! We have folks who lean towards other handwork joining us. This is about connecting and relaxing!
Q: How do I find out who my roommate is?
A: Room mates will not be assigned prior to arriving at the retreat. It worked really well to have people pair up when they arrived, so we will do that again this year.
Q: I must eat gluten-free. Do I need to bring my own food?
A: Camp Huston can accommodate many dietary needs. Just let us know on the input form.
Q: What if I cannot attend Friday night, can I come for the rest of the weekend?
A: Yes! Unfortunately, there is no reduction in cost, but we’ll hold your bed. Just let us know in the comments section on the input form.
Q: Will there be classes? Do I need to bring something specific for a project?
A: We may pull together some mini-demos, but your time is your own and you are not required to bring or do anything other than relax!
Q: Who is invited to reserve a space?
A: This retreat is open to the public and we invite everyone to pay a deposit and register as space allows. If you missed the initial sign-up phase, please send email to the SKG President to be placed on the wait list.
Q: Can my significant other attend with me?
A: This is a crafter's weekend, therefore if your significant other knits, crochets, quilts, etc, they are welcome to attend with you. There is no gender restriction.