Mini Top-Down Sweater Retreat


Keri Fosbrink

Dyer of Youghiogheny Yarns

Join Keri Fosbrink of Youghiogheny Yarns in The Nest on Saturday, November 3 and Sunday, November 4 for a Mini Top-Down Sweater Retreat!  Keri will teach you how to knit the 0 - 6 month Flax by Tin Can Knits, a perfect pattern for your first time sweater!  


The Nest will open at 9:00 a.m. and class will begin at approximately 9:30.  Lunch is on your own from noon - 1:00 and we will wrap up the day around 5:00.  We will begin again on Sunday morning at 10:00, lunch on your own from noon - 1:00 with class ending at around 4:00.  You will go home with a mini top-down sweater...assuming that you are a fairly fast knitter and you do your homework on Saturday nightBut no worries, you will definitely learn all you need to knit a full-size sweater with confidence!

What to bring:

Needles 16" Circulars and dpns in US 6 & US 8 (depending on your gauge...yes, you will need to swatch for gauge!)  

1 - skein dk weight yarn, 280 yards,   Receive a 10% discount when purchasing your supplies from Yarnbyrds! 

The Flax pattern, found on

Stitch markers

Waste yarn

Tapestry needle

What to expect:

Learn how to knit a top-down sweater with an excellent instructor, Pop-up Shop with Youghiogheny Yarns, shop Birdie (the truck), meet new friends, lots of fun and gifts from Youghiogheny Yarns and Yarnbyrds!  Coffee and tea will be available in the mornings and snacks in the afternoon.

Where's The Nest:

The Nest is located on my personal property of 8 acres near Easton Town Center in Columbus, Ohio.  4955 Sunbury Road, just north of Morse Road and next door the Lamb of God Lutheran Church.  Follow the driveway clear to the back of the property.  

If you are traveling from out of town there are many hotels in the area, including the Holiday Inn Express which is practically next door!

Please feel free to contact me at 614-315-5226 with any questions.

Knit on!



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