2020 Newport Knitting Retreat
We are excited to announce the 2020
Newport Knitting Retreat
Hosted by The Mermaid’s Purl
How tremendous does a weekend of knitting, learning, sharing stories, enjoying great food and relaxing sound?
We invite you to the historical Viking Hotel for the weekend of March 20-22, 2020!
Situated atop Newport’s Historic Hill, Hotel Viking is a luxury hotel that offers cozy guestrooms, award winning dining, a walkable location, and a gorgeous Spa.
This year we are joined by our local friend Casapinka.
Casapinka’s designs span the spectrum of inspiration with cowls, sweaters and shawls – all made with beautiful yarns, interesting techniques and careful instruction. Her fun personality shines through in her playful designs.
For a full library of Casapinka’s patterns, check out her Ravelry page!
This year we are adding a Mini Maker’s Marketplace!
Discover artisan hand-dyed yarns, notions and accessories from a few of our favorite local makers.
Amy from KnitCollage, Katy from Katrinkles, Jill from Jilly and Kiddles Yarn and Cary from GigiBonin yarns are vendors and will join us for dinner!
This will be a fun opportunity to meet these talented makers and hear about their creative process!!
There are two all inclusive retreat packages available.
If you share a room, $675 per person.
$835 for a single room.
Price is per person and includes your room, 3 hour workshop with Casapinka, first dibs on our Mini Makers Marketplace, access to our private knitting room, dinner for both nights and breakfast for both mornings, full access to all that Hotel Viking has to offer including an indoor pool and Spa Fjor.
After checking out on Sunday, we are opening the shop to our retreat members only for a private shopping experience.
We are unable to assign roommates. If you want a double room, you must sign up with a friend.
If you would like to stay an extra night or 2, the hotel can accommodate you.
A 3% fee will be added to all credit card transactions. We gladly accept checks or cash.
We are still working on a few other details, so expect even more fun activities for the weekend. It’s going to be an exceptionally good time!
Space is limited.
Tickets go on sale to the public Monday, December 2 at 10 am.
Call the shop or email to register 401-268-3899.