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Knitting Retreat with Mim Bird

Instructor: Mim Bird
July 13-18, 2023 
Single Occupancy: $1,550
Double Occupancy: $1,325
Prices are per person and include tuition, lodging, all meals (sample menu), and boat transportation to the Light Station from our mainland base. An additional 9% Maine state lodging tax will be charged on the meals and lodging portion of the fee.

Registration: sign up with the online registration form.
If you are unable to sign up online, please find the printable PDF form here.

Knitting Retreat
Join Mim Bird, master knitter, designer and popular local teacher, for our annual island knitting retreat. Mim will work with you to reach a personal goal. Whether you're a skilled knitter or a beginner, this is an opportunity to learn from and be inspired by your fellow knitters as well as one of Maine's highly accomplished fiber arts professionals.

As is true for all of our programs, this unique learning experience is enriched by the unparalleled beauty of Whitehead Island. Guests stay in the historic and elegant Light Keeper's House and are treated to delicious meals prepared with ingredients from Maine's Midcoast area.

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Instructor Profile:  Mim Bird

Mim Bird has taught a vast array of classes from basic to advanced knitting and crocheting. Mim has participated in many Maine knitting adventures and she is ready to spend time helping with your creations. She can also help you with any other knitting questions on any project you wish to bring with you. This will be her fifth retreat on Whitehead and she says, "This is like my very own summer vacation. I have such a good time with the knitters in such a beautiful place. I can't wait to go back."

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"At Whitehead Light Station, we seek to give participants an unparalleled opportunity to enjoy the dramatic coast of Maine in an atmosphere that will broaden knowledge, strengthen skills, and promote renewal.  We aim to achieve these goals through a program of simple living, appreciation of the natural world, and first-rate instruction."

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