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Check out information and links to past Men's Knitting Retreat Events

2018 Great Lakes Men's Knitting Retreat (Michigan)

Dates:  Thursday, November 1, 2018 through Sunday, November 4, 2018
Venue:  Stitching Memories Yarn Shop (Portage, MI), and Circle Pines Center (Delton, MI)

2018 Southeast Men's Knitting Retreat (South Carolina)

Dates:  Thursday, October 25, 2018 through Sunday, October 28, 2018
Venue:  Asbury Hills, Cleveland, SC

2018 North East Men's Fall Knitting Retreat (Upstate NY)

Dates:  Thursday, September 20, 2018 through Sunday, September 23, 2018
Venue:  Easton Mountain Retreat Center – Greenwich, NY

2018 Men's Fall Knitting Retreat (Seattle Area)

Dates:  Thursday, August 30, 2018 through Sunday, September 2, 2018
Venue:  Dumas Bay Center, Federal Way, WA

Photos/Blogs about this year’s retreat:

Charles’ Google Album

2018 Men's Knitting Retreat North (Near Stirling Ontario)

Dates:  Thursday, August 9, 2018 – Sunday, August 12, 2018
Venue:  Pioneer Log Cabin on 17 Acres near Stirling, Ontario

2018 Men's Knitting Retreat North (Near Stirling Ontario)

Dates:  Thursday, August 9, 2018 – Sunday, August 12, 2018
Venue:  Pioneer Log Cabin on 17 Acres near Stirling, Ontario

2018 Mid-Michigan Men's Knitting Retreat

Dates:  Friday, June 8, 2018 through Sunday, June 10, 2018
Venue:  The Crafty Shack, 5036 – M52, Williamston, MI 48895

2018 Men's Spring Knitting Retreat (Upstate NY)

Dates:  Thursday, May 17, 2018 through Sunday, May 20, 2018
Venue:  Easton Mountain Retreat Center – Greenwich, NY

2017 Great Lakes Men's Knitting Retreat (Michigan)

Dates:  Thursday, November 2, 2017 through Sunday, November 5, 2017
Venue:  Stitching Memories Yarn Shop (Portage, MI), a visit to Circle R Ranch Alpaca Farm (Caledonia, MI) and Circle Pines Center (Delton, MI)

2017 Southeast Men's Knitting Retreat (South Carolina)

Dates:  Thursday, October 26, 2017 through Sunday, October 29, 2017
Venue:  Asbury Hills, Cleveland, SC

2017 West Coast Fall Men's Knitting Retreat (Seattle Area)

Dates:  Thursday, August 31, 2017 through Sunday, September 3, 2017
Venue:  Dumas Bay Center in Federal Way, WA

2017 Rocky Mountain Men's Knitting Retreat (Colorado)

Dates:  Thursday, August 17, 2017 through Sunday, August 20, 2017
Venue:  Moak Lodge, Estes Park, Colorado

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2017 Men's Spring Knitting Retreat (Upstate New York)

Dates:  Thursday, May 18, 2017 through Sunday, May 21, 2017
Venue:  Easton Mountain Retreat Center, Greenwich, NY

This year’s generous donors:

Lickin’ Flames
Tom Bloom
Classic Elite Yarns
Trendsetter Yarns
Shalimar Yarns
Stephen Schwanebeck
Ted Myatt

Photos/Blogs about this year’s retreat:

Aaron’s Blog Entry and Photos
QueerJoe’s Blog Entry 1
QueerJoe’s Blog Entry 2

2016 SouthEast Men's Knitting Retreat

Dates:  Thursday, November 10 through Sunday, November 13th, 2016
Venue: Asbury Hills Retreat Center, Cleveland, SC

Curtis’ Blog Entry with lots of photos

2016 Great Lakes Men's Knitting Retreat

Dates: Thursday, November 3rd through Sunday, November 6th, 2016
Venue: Circle Pines Center (Delton, MI)

Stephen’s Flickr Photos from 2016 GLMKR

2016 Men's Fall Knitting Retreat (Seattle Area)

Dates:  Thursday, September 1st to Sunday, September 4th, 2016
Venue:  Dumas Bay Center in Federal Way, WA (near Seattle)

2016 Men's Rocky Mountain Knitting Retreat

Dates:  Thursday, June 16th to Sunday, June 19th, 2016
Venue:  Allenspark, Colorado!

2016 Men's Knitting Retreat North

Dates:  Friday, April 15th to Sunday, April 17th, 2016
Venue:

Loyola House Retreat CentreGuelph, Ontario, CanadaLinks to participant descriptions and photos:

Van’s Speed River Journal – Blog Entry 1
Van’s Speed River Journal – Blog Entry 2

2015 Southeast Men's Fall Knitting Retreat

Dates: Thursday, November 19th to Sunday, November 22nd, 2015
Venue:  Blue Ridge Assembly – Black Mountain, NC

2015 Men's Midwest Knitting Retreat

Dates:  Thursday, November 5th – Sunday, November 8, 2015
Venue: Circle Pines Center (Delton, MI)

2015 Men's Fall Knitting Retreat

Dates:  Thursday, August 27th – Sunday, August 39, 2015
Venue:  Dumas Bay Center – Federal Way, WA (Near Seattle)

2015 Men's Rocky Mountain Knitting Retreat

Dates:  Thursday, June 11th to Sunday, June 14th, 2015

Venue:  Sunshine Mountain Lodge,  Allenspark, CO (south of Estes Park)

2015 East Coast Men's Spring Knitting Retreat

Dates: Thursday, May 14th to Sunday, May 17th, 2015
Venue: Easton Mountain Retreat Center – Greenwich, NY

Thanks to our MOST GENEROUS supporters:

Koigu
Black Bunny Fibers
Puff The Magic Rabbit Fiber
Countrywool
Moose and Sheep Potter
FallingBlox Designs
Battenkill Fiber Mill
Alpacas of Breezy Hill Ranch

Links to participant descriptions and photos:

Flickr Account for MSKR 2015
Joe’s Blog Entries

2014 Southeast Men's Knitting Retreat

Dates:  Thursday, November  13th – Sunday, November 16, 2014
Venue:  Blue Ridge Assembly – Black Mountain, NC

2014 Men's Midwest Knitting Retreat

Dates:  Thursday, November 6th – Sunday, November 9, 2014
Venue: Circle Pines Center (Delton, MI)

2014 Men's Fall Knitting Retreat

Dates:  Thursday, August 28th – Sunday, August 31, 2014
Venue:  Dumas Bay Center – Federal Way, WA (Near Seattle)

Crafty Andy’s Flickr Photos 
Charles’ Blog Entries for MFKR

2014 Men's Rocky Mountain Knitting Retreat

Dates:  Thursday, June 12th to Sunday, June 15th, 2014
Venue:  Sunshine Mountain Lodge,  Allenspark, CO (south of Estes Park)

Mark’s article on Stitch & Unwind – Article and photos

2014 East Coast Men's Spring Knitting Retreat

Dates: Thursday, May 15th to Sunday, May 18th, 2014
Venue: Easton Mountain Retreat Center – Easton Mountain, NY

Thanks to our MOST GENEROUS supporters:

Koigu Yarns
Puff The Magic Rabbit Fibers
Black Bunny Fibers
Wunsapana Farm
Blind Buck Farm


Links to participant descriptions and photos:

Steven’s Facebook Photos
Joe’s first Blog post with photos of the guys
Roy’s iCloud photos
Shared Flickr account

2014 California Manly Craft Retreat

Dates:  Thursday, January 30 to Sunday, February 2, 2014
Location:  Los Osos, CA

2013 Midwest Men's Knitting Retreat

Dates: Friday, November 1st – Sunday, November 3, 2013
Location: Stitching Memories yarn shop (Portage, MI) and Circle Pines Center (Delton, MI)

2013 Men's Southeast Knitting Retreat

Dates:  Thursday, October 24 (1 pm-ish)-Sunday, October 27 (1 pm-ish)
Venue:  Asbury Hills Camp and Retreat Center, Northern Greenville County, South Carolina

2013 Men's Fall Knitting Retreat

Dates:  Thursday, August 29th – Sunday, September 1, 2013
Venue:  Dumas Bay Center – Federal Way, WA (Near Seattle)

Kurtis’s Flickr Photos
Andy’s Flickr Photos

2013 Men's Rocky Mountain Knitting Retreat

Dates:  Thursday, July 18th to Sunday, July 21st, 2013
Venue:  Sunshine Mountain Lodge,  Allenspark, CO (south of Estes Park)

Links to participant descriptions and photos:

Quentin’s Picasa photos of the retreat

Jonathan’s Blog entry

2013 East Coast Men's Spring Knitting Retreat

Dates:  Thursday, May 16th to Sunday, May 19th, 2013
Venue:  Easton Mountain Retreat Center – Easton Mountain, NY

Click here to see the list of awesome vendors who supported the 2013 Men’s Spring Knitting Retreat!

Links to participant descriptions and photos:

QueerJoe’s Blog – Post 1
QueerJoe’s Blog – Post 2
QueerJoe’s Blog – Post 3
Aaron’s  Fiber Arts Blog
Van’s Blog

2012 Southeast Men's Knitting Retreat

Dates:  Thursday, Nov. 8(3 pm-ish)-Sunday, Nov. 11 (1 pm-ish)
Venue:  Asbury Hills Camp and Retreat Center, Northern Greenville County, South Carolina

2012 Men's Midwest Knitting Retreat

Dates:  Thursday, November 8th to Sunday, November 11th, 2012
Venue:  Stitching Memories Yarn Shop in the Kalamazoo, MI area and Circle Pines Center, Delton, MI

2012 Men's West Coast Knitting Retreat

Dates:  Thursday, September 1st to Sunday, September 4th, 2012
Venue:  Dumas Bay Center – Federal Way, WALinks to participant descriptions and photos:

WonderMike’s Flickr album of Franklin’s portraits

2012 Men's Rocky Mountain Knitting Retreat

Dates:  Thursday, July 19 to Sunday, July 22, 2012
Venue:  Sunshine Mountain Lodge,  Allenspark, CO (south of Estes Park)Links to participant descriptions and photos:

Quinton’s Web Log
QueerJoe’s Web Log – Part 1
QueerJoe’s Web Log – Part 2
QueerJoe’s Web Log – Part 3

2012 East Coast Men's Spring Knitting Retreat

2011 Men's Southeast Knitting Retreat

Dates:  Friday, Nov. 11(3 pm-ish)-Sunday, Nov. 13 (11 am-ish)
Venue:  Asbury Hills Camp and Retreat Center, Northern Greenville County, South Carolina

Links to participant descriptions and photos:

Joseph’s Flickr Photographs

2011 Men's Midwest Knitting Retreat

Dates:  Thursday, Nov. 10 to Sunday,  November 13, 2011
Venue:  Kalamazoo, MI and Circle Pines Center in Delton, MI

Links to participant descriptions and photos:

Barry’s PhotoBucket Photographs

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2011 Men's West Coast Knitting Retreat

Dates:  Thursday, September 1st to Sunday, September 4th, 2011
Venue:  Dumas Bay Center – Federal Way, WA

Links to participant descriptions and photos:

Crafty Andy’s Flickr set for MFKR 2011
Keith Daniels’ Flickr set for MFKR 2011
Posts about MFKR 2011

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The 2011 Men’s Fall Knitting Retreat in conjunction with Skacel, sponsored a design contest using Skacel’s Hikoo Simply Worsted yarn.  A number of the designs are available for free download from Skacel’s site:

http://www.skacelknitting.com/s.nl/sc.2/category.77058/.f

2011 Men's Rocky Mountain Knitting Retreat

2011 East Coast Men's Spring Knitting Retreat

2011 UK Men's Spring Knitting Retreat

Dates:  Friday 18th March – Sunday 20th March 2011

Location:  Graig Farm Cottages
, 
Llanfair Caereinion , Welshpool, Powys
, Mid Wales – A large farmhouse and it’s surrounding converted cottages in the heart of beautiful sheep farming country on the Welsh/English border

2010 New Zealand Men's Knitting Retreat 

Dates:  Thursday February 24th – Sunday February 27th 2010
Venue:  Ngatahi Lodge.
It is located on 12 acres of grounds just outside the town of Havelock North among orchards and vineyards

2010 Men’s Fall West Coast Knitting Retreat 

2009 New Zealand Men's Knitting Retreat Logo

2009 New Zealand Men's Knitting Retreat

Dates:  Thursday March 4th – Sunday March 7th 2010
Venue:  Silverstream Retreat Complex

Links to participant descriptions and photos:

KiwiJames’ Photos
KiwiJames’ Blog

2009 Midwest Men's Knitting Retreat

Dates:  Thursday March 4th – Sunday March 7th 2010
Venue:  Silverstream Retreat Complex

Dates:  Thursday November 12th – Sunday November 15th 2009
Venue:  Cirlcle Pines Center, Delton MI (and a little Chicago)

Links to participant descriptions and photos:

WestKnit’s Photos
MattnKC’s Photos
Tim Tenclay’s Photos
Marr Haven’s Photos

Men's Spring Knitting Retreat 2008

Dates: Friday May 16 to Sunday May 18, 2008
Venue:  Easton Mountain Retreat Center – Easton Mountain, NY Links to descriptions and photos:

Links to participant descriptions and photos:

Photos of the Retreat
KnitterGuy Ted’s Blog
Blithering Knitiot’s Blog
Boston Sean’s Blog
Kenny’s Blog
Mel’s Blog
QueerJoe’s Blog
Stephen HizKnit’s Blog
Van’s Blog
Tricky Tricot/Michael’s Blog

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