Escape to Knit Mountain

Over the years you may’ve heard me mention the online knitting group that I’m a part of. It’s a small group of knitters/crochets, of completely different backgrounds, ages and life spaces, who’ve been together for 8 years and frankly, would suck to have to live without. We chat almost daily via group boards, on (but mostly off) topic, and meet up at various events whenever we can. Work and parenting life usually keeps me away from these get-togethers, so I was THRILLED to be able to join in the latest retreat with them in Rhinebeck, NY. So much so in fact, I thought I’d share are a few pictures from the weekend with you here.

8 out of 14 of the “MEOWers” in Rhinebeck.

Me & Claudia. She loves complicated lace shawls and punk music. I *heart* her.

Germantown House
The house we rented for our mini, knitting retreat.

My favorite part of the trip was getting to just relax and knit with buddies.


Lori (VK’s Patterns Editor), Deb &

Karen (remember her from the Furry Cuff Mitten & Sweet Sweater episodes of Knitty Gritty?)

The view from the rental house kitchen.

See photos from inside the Rhinebeck Sheep & Wool Festival in my post over on LarkCrafts.com!


4 Responses to “Escape to Knit Mountain”

  1. Anonymous

    Thanks for sharing the great photos … What a wonderful get-together! Has the talented Claudia published the pattern (or written up the stitch) used in her gorgeous hexagonal/swirly lace shawl? Potential buyer here … gkgreen on Ravelry

  2. Anonymous

    Er, um … Me, again … Sorry to post twice within the hour, but I just realized why I really, really liked Claudia’s gorgeous shawl … I think it’s the Swirl Shawl by Lijuan Jing published at jojoland.com … Never mind, but thanks anyway for a terrific post and a great blog in general! gkgreen at Ravelry

  3. divamcknitster

    love the swirl shawl…mine’s languishing in my basket…must complete it soon!

    sounds like you had a wonderful time at rhinebeck!