Arrive in Half Moon Bay and we will handle the rest. All meals and activities are included for your journey with Splendor. Accommodations are not included in this retreat package. We have a group rate at the San Benito House in Half Moon Bay where the group will gather for casual knitting in the evenings. Contact the Inn directly for reservations before Dec 30th to reserve at the group rate of $110 + taxes using group code “coastal knitting”
Ground transportation from San Francisco International Airport is provided by request. All retreats include a knitting welcome package to make your trip amazing!.
Retreat cost $800.
Author of knit, Swirl! Sandra McIver, will be our instructor for this Splendor retreat! We will explore the structure of one piece, one seam swirl jackets. Upon registration you will receive the digital copy of knit, Swirl! so you may select which variation to focus on during the retreat. Beginners and experienced knitters are welcome! This retreat is for those adventurous souls seeking the coast of California, to unwind, drink great wine, and converse with friends.
-Arrivals on Wednesday in Half Moon Bay at San Benito Bed & Breakfast, after 3 pm. Welcome reception and appetizers at 6 pm in the lounge.
-Thursday finds us at Harley Farms, who specialize in goat cheese but use llamas for guards! Sandra will introduce swirl jackets, beginning with a team measurement activity. The afternoon can be spent exploring downtown Half Moon Bay or strolling the beach on Thursday and Friday.
-We will also have extended hours at the local yarn shop Thursday evening at Fengari. You will have the option to buy a Swirl kit based on the one you'd like to knit!
-On Friday, we will gather at La Nebbia Winery & continue work on our swirl jackets. Sandra was formerly the president of Matanzas Creek Winery and will walk us through a wine tasting.
- All departures on Saturday unless you plan to extend your trip in Half Moon Bay.