Knitting with 

Arnhild Hillesland

April 10-12, 2015



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


Finishing techniques you will learn:

Stitching and cutting

Attaching facings

Shoulder seams (two versions)

Knitting up stitchess (picking up)

Spacing buttonholes

Making buttonholes

Attaching front bands

Neckband (collar)

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


You don’t need to have a sweater started but the instructions will help immensely if you have started one. 


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.

Bring your project that you have started or your own wool yarn, needles, pattern.  Also available for purchase are patterns through Arnhild at  Rauma yarn available through The Yarn Guys at


Register at 

or call 651-335-3449    

Deadline for registration is March 31, 2015. 

Payment is accepted with check, cash, credit card