Wednesday, June 13, 2007


Prayer Shawl Knitting Retreat in Oveido Aug. 17-18

The Canterbury Retreat Center in Oveido, FL (their page isn't working right now) is an Episcopalian event site that is going to have a knitting retreat this summer!( August 17-18th) Here's details from a flyer.

"A Prayer Shawl Ministry Retreat" will be led by Pat Winn, leader of a prayer shawl ministry at Church of the Holy Child in Ormond Beach.

"Experience the spiritual side of knitting. Learn a new skill, practice your art, or start this wonderful ministry in your home parish. Participants of all skill levels are welcome. Beginners will learn knitting or crocheting. Those with experience will explore new patterns, resources and ideas. All participants will learn the basics needed to start a Prayer Shawl Ministry in their own churches."

"What to bring: Knitting needles or crochet hooks of your choice; yarn (any type); current project if you have one; patterns; books; ideas to share."

The retreat runs from 5 p.m. Friday to 4 p.m. Saturday. Here are the prices (all meals included):

Commuter rate: $37.50

Double occupancy: $75

Single occupancy: $100

For more info, contact Jeannette Smith 407-365-5571 ext. 12

1601 Alafaya Trail (S.R. 434). Oviedo, FL 32765
Tel.: 407-365-5571 - Fax: 407-365-9758

Tuesday, June 05, 2007


WWKIP day in FL is hot!

Who says there's no knitting in FL? Join your fellow tropi-knitters this Saturday, June 9th, for Worldwide Knit in Public Day. There are official WWKIP activities listed for Fort Lauderdale, Fort Walton Beach, Gainesville, Orlando, St. Petersburg, and Tampa. If you're not lucky enough to live in FL, there's more going on all over the place. Check the directory to find one near you!

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