Knitting with Arnhild

October 31-November 2, 2014

at Norwegian Wood Retreat, LLC

Princeton, MN 55371

Arnhild Hillesland, a native Norwegian and expert in knitting, will be providing knitting instruction at Norwegian Wood Retreat, Princeton, MN.


Learning opportunities abound!  Arnhild will help you finish a project or start a new one.  All level of skills are welcome.  Group size is limited to allow Arnhild to focus on individual guidance and share learning experiences.


Examples of techniques that will be covered -

Fair Isle knitting

Adjust the pattern so it fits!

Importance of gauge swatches

Make "steeks"

Add facings

Finishing techniques:

Shoulder seams

Knit up stitches (picking up)

Make and space buttonholes

Attach front band/facings

Neckband (collar)

And other miscellaneous tips learned over a life time of making sweaters!


Weekend Retreat rate includes overnight accommodations, 5 light healthy meals, and knitting instruction - $300.  


Daily Rate without overnight accommodations and includes meals for the day - $120 per day.


Register by October 15 by email at 

or call Deb at 651-335-3449.


Payment is accepted by cash, check, PayPal, credit card

For information on the facility, go to