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Join us for a long weekend of fresh sea air, beautiful sunsets and beaches in one of America's most historical & quintessential seaside fishing villages, Rockport, Massachusetts in Cape Ann.
In November we welcome Louis Boria aka Brooklyn Boy Knits for our weekend! Read about Louis below.
We will enjoy our craft together while making new friends in the beautiful seaside historic art-deco mansion,The Yankee Clipper Inn.
Daily yoga sessions will take place each morning in a sun-filled room with broad views across the lawn to the water. We will enjoy a delicious menu by the Yankee Clipper Inn Chef prepared just for us to suit every palette.
This is the perfect opportunity to try something new in a beautiful and special setting.
Included in the cost of the retreat...
*3 full breakfasts
*3 evening meals at The Yankee Clipper Inn
*3 yoga sessions
* 2 Daily knitting sessions
Cost per person: $975*
A deposit of $200 will be due at time of registration for November 2020
In the event of another postponement due to Covid--all deposits will be able to be applied in full to any retreat in the future at any time or refunded minus a $50 processing fee. This is an exception to our usual Refund policies given the current situation and will only apply to Cape Ann Novmber 2020 and Way Up Maine.
A deposit of $300 will be due at the time of registration for April 2021
*Returning participants receive a $50 discount
* Returning Participants bring a friend new to K&YA and both of you receive an additional $50 off for you and $50 for your friend
See the Policies tab for explanation of refund policy.
Final Payments will be invoiced and due October 1, 2020 and March 1, 2021
*Room cost is not included--please The Yankee Clipper Inn directly to reserve your room after your registration is accepted
The Yankee Clipper Inn
Louis Boria aka Brooklyn Boy Knits is a self-taught fiber artist who has been in the industry for 12 years. In 2017, Louis went viral after being photographed on a NYC subway by actress/singer, Frenchie Davis. With his newfound fame, Louis decided to use his social media platform to do something positive and so began working with local New York public schools, teaching children to knit. He has worked closely with campaigns such as Hat Not Hate, Cancer Awareness Programs at New York’s Mt. Sinai Hospital and with LGBQTA+ young adults by promoting knitting as a therapeutic outlet. As well as working in the community, Louis is a knitwear Designer of both custom pieces and knitting patterns that range in style from streetwear design to runway couture.
In April 2019 he did his first Tedx Talk, “Making The Most of Your Moment”. Later that year, he became one of the founding members of Soho Publishing’s Diversity Advisory Council which was set up to address the lack of diversity and inclusion in the fiber arts industry. The following year he organized the Kaleidoscope Fashion Show at Vogue Knitting Live in New York, which showcased the works of up and coming knitwear designers.
Louis believes in building up this community one stitch at a time