Workshops

May 9-19, 2016: Savor the Nooks and Crannies of Ireland with Cat & Pecos

May 9-19, 2016: Savor the Nooks and Crannies of Ireland with Cat & Pecos

Note: This trip sold out quickly, and we anticipate a similar trip in May of 2017.  Cat explains: “My brother Pecos, who wins the hearts of men, women, children, and dogs everywhere he goes, … More

Workshops at the Maiwa School of Textiles, Vancouver BC, September 14-18, 2016

Workshops at the Maiwa School of Textiles, Vancouver BC, September 14-18, 2016

The Maiwa School of Textiles grew out of their desire to share ideas, techniques and culture. They believe that the need to create is universal, and they seek to promote traditional techniques from around … More

2016 Fall Island Knitting Retreats in Friday Harbor, WA, October 2-7, 9-14, or 16-21

2016 Fall Island Knitting Retreats in Friday Harbor, WA, October 2-7, 9-14, or 16-21

 The fall retreats are sold out, but I’d love to have you join us for a retreat in 2017!

 I particularly love doing these retreats and sharing the beauty of the island where I … More

Knitting Sojourn in Peru with Cat and Pecos: November 3-13, 2016

Knitting Sojourn in Peru with Cat and Pecos: November 3-13, 2016

This is our seventh trip to Peru since 2013. We are deeply and viscerally in love with Peru, its people, colors, textile artisans, land, culture, music, and food, and invite you to travel the … More

Iceland in the Heart of Winter with Cat and Pecos, Jan 21-30, 2017

Iceland in the Heart of Winter with Cat and Pecos, Jan 21-30, 2017

Because our Icelandic friend Valdi convinced us that winter in his native land is the best season of all, we led our first “Winter in the Heart of Iceland” trip last January and can’t … More

Brand new for 2017! Weaving for Knitter Retreats on San Juan Island, WA, February & March, 2017

Brand new for 2017! Weaving for Knitter Retreats on San Juan Island, WA, February & March, 2017

Above you see my 90-year-old mother (who taught me to knit) and my brother Pecos about one hour into learning to weave on rigid heddle looms. This summer I finally fell all the way … More

2017 Spring and Fall Island Knitting Retreats on San Juan Island, WA

2017 Spring and Fall Island Knitting Retreats on San Juan Island, WA

Spring: Mar 26-31, April 2-7 or 9-14  

Fall: October 1-6, 8-13, or 15-19   

I particularly love doing these retreats and sharing the beauty of the island where I am so fortunate to live. San … More

Welcome Home, Here and Now: Retreats in San Jose, CA

Welcome Home, Here and Now: Retreats in San Jose, CA

We’ll gather daily at Pecos’s private home in the Willow Glen neighborhood of San Jose, California, to enjoy locally sourced organic meals and activities from ice-cream-making to Moebius knitting to events with special guests.  … More

2018 Island Knitting Retreats in the Heart of Community, with Cat and Pecos on San Juan Island, WA

2018 Island Knitting Retreats in the Heart of Community, with Cat and Pecos on San Juan Island, WA

We hope to offer this style of Island Knitting Retreat again in 2018, based on the great success of our first one in 2016, when we shared intimate experiences on our home island and

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