Norah Gaughan found early inspiration for a knitwear collection on the Northern California Coast in and around the Point Reyes National Seashore. We are delighted to welcome Norah back to the Coast in August 2019.
She is joined by her associate and friend, the multi-talented artist and designer, Emily O’Neil.
Brooklyn Tweed is the yarn sponsor for this Retreat in support of Norah’s valued association as a member of their Design Team.
FRIDAY AUGUST 9, 2019
3pm Arrive and settle into the beautiful Marconi Historic State Park.
4pm until bedtime: Welcome gathering for all in McCargo Hall (our 'home base for the duration of the Retreat) for an introduction to the weekend and the curriculum details of Nature’s Polygons by Norah and Emily.
This session will be intersected by a wonderful shared meal at 6pm
SATURDAY AUGUST 10, 2019
7-9am Enjoy breakfast at your own pace
9:30am - 12:30pm Knitting Polygons
An introduction to the geometry, the long tail cast on, multiple triangle polygons, joining polygons and swirled polygons
1:30pm We hike into the natural world to ‘see with an artist’s eye’ and begin our notebooks by executing water color exercises with our teachers.
After dinner gathering to enjoy a presentation about color
SUNDAY AUGUST 11, 2019
7:00am-9:00am Enjoy your breakfast!
9:30am A morning photo taking walk near the ocean — followed by a color mixing class
1:30pm Building Garments and Accessories with Polygons
After dinner knitting circle
MONDAY AUGUST 12, 2019
7:00am - 9:00am Breakfast
Swatches, projects started and idea sharing
12noon Lunch together!