I am hoping that this blog will help you and me experience the craft of crochet as well as knitting. During times of silence or turmoil, crochet and knitting continuously help me quiet my mind at my own pace, enabling me to find my center. I have patterns for sale in PDF Format, you can find them at their own Pages at the top menu. The posts are classified By labels which are at the far right, all the way down. We are the Borg! I think it will bring Order into Chaos!

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Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Men Spring Knitting Retreat

I am so glad that I am part of this movement and of continuing the craft with my brothers in needles and hooks.  Yep even though it says is a Men's Knitting retreat with do Crochet and Spin.  If I was going to summarize what I get from these retreats, I will have to say is the fun of being with other guys in a different environment.  We are a vast group of men from all walks of life that enjoy the craft of Knitting , Crocheting and Spinning, even some weaving has sneaked into the place.  I will be teaching two classes, one of them is the Crochet For Knitters, which will be very basic crochet, but as fundamental as the stitches and how to use crochet if you want to in a piece.  The other class is Portuguese Style Knitting using Andrea Wong's Techniques.  Andrea was very kind and donated some yarn and DVDs to the Retreats, Yes there is some for the Men's Fall Knitting Retreat, to be on Dumas Bay Center, for more information visit the Mens Knitting Retreat Website and find out more.  We are having Retreats all around the world and if you want to organize one, please go to the website and connect with us.   I am hoping to share some pictures with you while at the Retreat and maybe even a video.  Thanks for stopping by!