Ash Mill Farm in Holicong, PA | MARCH 31- APRIL 2, 2017

2017 Spring Fiber Adventure Trip

Spend a relaxing weekend in the countryside with other fellow crafters on a creative retreat to learn new knitting and crochet techniques! The weekend will be full of informative workshops of YOUR choice, a day trip to an Alpaca farm for their annual Alpaca Shearing Festival, and fiber fun! There are limited spaces available for this wonderful weekend trip, sign up now! 


Friday, March 31:

7pm-9pm: Evening wine & cheese reception at Ash Mill Farm

Saturday, April 1:

8am-9am: Farm fresh breakfast provided by Ash Mill Farm

10am-noon: Morning workshop

Noon-1pm: Lunch 

2pm-4pm: Alpaca Farm trip for Annual Shearing Festival

6pm-8pm: Dinner and shopping in New Hope, PA

8pm-?: Relax and knit or crochet in the Farm's parlor by the fire

Sunday, April 2:

8am-9am: Farm fresh breakfast provided by Ash Mill Farm

10-noon: Morning workshop

noon-1pm: Lunch 

1pm-4pm: Afternoon workshop

Potential Workshops: You get to vote on what you want to learn!

  • Nuno Felting: create a beautiful silk scarf with a textured wool design
  • Needle Felting: make pictorial images or designs with wool punched into fabric 
  • Reversible Knit Cables
  • Tunisian Crochet: a fun technique that is a hybrid of knitting and crochet
  • Crocheted edgings and easy crochet techniques: no crochet experience necessary!
  • Design It Yourself Knit Crescent Shawl
  • Bring your own project 
  • Alternate Cast-Ons and Bindoffs: How to make stretchy and provisional cast-ons and decorative bind-offs


Workshop fee is $244/person for 3 workshops and 2 lunches.


Ash Mill Farm 

5358 York Road Holicong, PA 18928

Our weekend getaway will be located at the Ash Mill Farm Bed and Breakfast. Ash Mill Farm is a 10-acre working sheep farm within minutes of New Hope, PA - a beautifully creative town!

More about the venue

Below are the three rooming options for this trip. All rooms have a private bath. See here for room details. Please give your room preference and/or roommate name during checkout. Rooms are first come, first served.

Click "book now" to purchase your seat for the trip (workshop + lodging costs combined at checkout). 

Single Occupancy Room

$188/night per person

Rooms: The Library, The Meadowview Suite

Double Occupancy Room

 $102/night per person

Rooms: The Buckingham Suite, The Ashmill Suite

Share a King Size Bed 

In order to book this option, you must purchase the "Single Occupancy" Room AND this add-on package at the same time to register both participants.

$94/night per person

(The Library, The Meadowview Suite)

Making the Most of Your Trip

What's included? 

Lodging, wine & cheese reception Friday night, breakfast and lunches for Saturday and Sunday, 3 workshops, and your trip to the Alpaca Farm & Shearing Festival.

What Is NOT included?

Transportation (carpooling can be arranged), Saturday night dinner, and materials for workshops.  

Cancellation Policy

If, for any reason, you must cancel before March 9th, you will be refunded the full amount paid. If you cancel between March 10th and March 24th, you will only be refunded the cost of the workshop ($244). There will be no refunds issued after March 24th.

About Your Tour Guide

Lisa M. Barnes is a nationally recognized knitting and crochet designer and Craft Yarn Council Certified Knitting Teacher. Founder of LMB Designs, her work has been published by Universal Yarn and Kreinik Threads, and featured in Noro Knitting Magazine, Debbie Macomber’s Blossom Street Collections, and Creative Knitting Magazine. 

“Adventures in Knitting” is Lisa’s new series of fiber tours, video tutorials, and online classes. Lisa guides you on your knitting journey to explore your creativity and interpret your stitches. She helps you learn new techniques, translates the “knitting language” in your patterns, helps you fix your own mistakes, and inspires you to create unique projects that you love!