Allegheny Fiber Retreat

The Homestead Resort

May 27-31 2020

Why go to events held at chain hotels or camp sites, sharing rooms, sleeping in bunk beds, when you can come Glamping with us, for the same price, at one of the most spectacular resorts in the country?

Bring your friends and family and make it a real vacation!  Seats available but filling up quick. You don't want to miss out on the greatest event of the year!

TFK Testimonials

"I attended a knitting retreat with a designer I had always wanted to see. The Frayed Knot hosted the event. . . Attention to every detail was paid . . . I highly recommend taking a retreat with them!"

— A. Morrison

"I have attended multiple events put on by The Frayed Knot . . . They know how to throw a party . . . Don't miss out!"

— J. MacDonald



You will not miss the classes you want! Participants take all 6 classes offered at the Allegheny Fiber Retreat! They are all knitting, surface embellishment, and dyeing technique classes meant to give you new skills and knowledge that will take your art to another level.


  • Franklin Habit - Now you see it, Now you don't: Shadow knitting
  • Sivia Harding - Beaded Buttoned Bracelet
  • Gina Bonomo - How to be a yarn success: So you want to dye yarn!
  • Cornelia Hamilton - Fall in to open spaces
  • Debra Lambert - Free your mind
  • Jennifer Harvey - Savannah Slow Stitch

TFK Marketplace

The Frayed Knot Marketplace will be set up during the day to have a wide range of items that pertain directly to the materials in class and even more that are fun and just because! We will make sure there are some things you have never seen before this event!

    • Large range of yarns, needles, notions, bags and tools
    • Hand dyed yarns
    • Hand spun yarns
    • Hand woven fabrics
    • All the new gadgets and toys
    • Beads
    • Ready-to-wear

Knit Night!

This porch was made for Knit Night
    • Rocking Chairs
    • Cushy outdoor furniture
    • Refreshing libations

Knit Night will be from 6-9 pm. Location may vary depending upon weather and other resort activity.

Late Night Movies

Wednesday - Saturday

We have a special treat for all you night owls. This resort has a historic theater, that screened the most amazing movies in the early 1900's! The late night movie shown in the historic theater every night starting at 9:30 pm will be selected for their nefarious fiber related undertones.


We want to thank all the vendors that are supporting this event!

Other sponsors