Jimmy Beans Wool Spring Retreat 2016

JBW Spring Retreat

It's that time again for our Spring Rowan Weekend Retreat with your favorite Jimmy Beans Wool staff at the breathtaking Northstar-at-Tahoe Village!

Once again, this all-inclusive long weekend will include lodging at Northstar-at-Tahoe, as well as visits to Reno to the Jimmy Beans Wool retail store and warehouse. This year, our special guest instructor will be none other than the fabulous Amy Herzog! Amy's class will focus on identifying styles that you like and the how-to for creating the knitted fabric that you are expecting! She will also be around for the entire weekend to help folks do swatch evaluations and do some personalize shopping help here at the Jimmy Beans Wool warehouse!!!

As always, we will be taking some time to come and drool, I mean fondle, OH! I mean check out the stash here at the JBW warehouse! We will have lots of time to do some fun shopping and get some great inspiration for future projects! This year's event will include three nights of lodging, all meals, classes, and plenty of time to knit or crochet together!

We'll kick the weekend off with a cocktail hour Thursday evening to meet some new friends (or reunite with old ones!), and the fun will continue through Sunday. Additionally, each participant will receive an awesome gift bag! This spring, we will be offering 2 rooming options. You can come up and stay with a friend (new or old!) in a shared unit for the all-inclusive rate of $650 or you can request a single room for $950, while they last!

You can download a registration form in .PDF format here.


Schedule: **subject to change**


A detailed itinerary will be sent to all participants no later than April 30!! Just like last time, all of the meals and details will be handled, so all you need to think about is what to knit while you're here!!

Thursday evening - Northstar-at-Tahoe
  • 4pm-6pm - check in at Northstar and move into rooms
  • 6pm-9pm - Cocktails and Introductions!
*Because participant arrival times vary considerably, we will not be providing dinner Thursday night.

Friday - Northstar-at-Tahoe
  • 7:30am - Breakfast in Rooms
  • 9am-12:30pm- Class
  • 12:30pm-1:30pm- Lunch
  • 2pm-5pm- Class
  • 6pm- Cocktails
  • 7pm - Dinner **Fun Yarn Swap!! Bring yours to swap!** and Show and Tell!

Saturday
  • 7:30am - Breakfast in Rooms
  • 8am-2pm- Depart for Jimmy Beans Wool!
  • 2pm-5pm- Sit and Knit or time on our own!
  • 6pm: Cocktails
  • 7pm - Dinner (Show and Tell time part two!)

Sunday - Northstar-at-Tahoe
  • 7:30am - Breakfast in Rooms
  • 8am-10am - Sit and Knit! We will meet at the chairs by the roller rink (and Starbucks!) in the Village.
  • 10:15am - Closing and Evaluations
  • 11am - Time to check out with the Northstar folks

Please Note: Full payment is due at Registration.


Questions? Please give us a call at (775)827-YARN (9276), toll free in the U.S. (877)JBW-KNIT (529-5648), or send an email to our retreat team.

Details -
What, When and Where

Amy Herzog

Amy Herzog will be teaching classes focusing on customizing the styles you like so they will look good on you!

When: June 2-5, 2016
Where: Accommodations are at Northstar at Tahoe Resort
Cost: Shared unit for $650, single room for $950.
Registration: Please send in your completed registration form to our retreat team starting January 15, 2016.

Retreaters 2015

Retreat participants having fun in October 2015.


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