Events

  • Jun11 TO Jun 15

    mYak Knitting Retreat in Italy In the Italian Dolomites with Joji Locatelli

    A summer knitting retreat in the mountain with Joji Locatelli? Sign me up!

    For this retreat we decided to take you north to the stunning Dolomites mountains , in the small village were Paola grew up and still calls home. This retreat will be dedicated to knitting (of course), walking/hiking  and an healthy lifestyle.

    Joji will create two exclusive designs and teach two workshops with a day break in between so that you can make good progress on the project you will start on the first day.

    We will stay at the Eco-Hotel Park Hotel Azalea: a sustainable, welcoming, modern and colorful hotel designed around a philosophy centered on making people feel good. Eco-friendly, 100% plant-based cuisine with organic products at zero km. We will discover the beauty of the Unesco World Heritage Dolomites, we will visit a farm where we will have a special lab on cheese making, and more. You can go trekking or relax in the gorgeous garden . Good food will not be missing of course !

     

    PRICE LIST PER PARTECIPANT

    Single Room $ 3100  | 3100 €

    Shared Double Room with 2 workshop participants  $ 2800 | 2800 €  per person – $ 5600 | 5600 € per Room

    Shared Double Room with 1 workshop participant + partner/friend  $ 5350 | 5350 €  per Room

    Deposit 30% of total due at registration:

    Deposit for Single Room $ 930 | 930 €

    Deposit for Shared Double Room with 2 workshop participants  $1680|1680 € per room (840 $/€ per person)  

    Deposit for Shared Double Room with 1 workshop participant + partner/friend $1604 | 1604 € per room (802 $/€ per person)

    Cancellation policy

    You may cancel your participation to the retreat up to January 15, 2023.  You will receive a refund for your deposit less $120 cancellation fee. After that no refund will be issued. Balance is due by January 31, 2023. Insurance is not included in the fees and it is up to you to ask international coverage with your insurance carrier, if you so decide.

    Included in the Retreat:

    Transfers on arrival (June 11, 2023 and departure June 15, 2023) by private coach from Milano Malpensa Airport. Once we know all arrival times we will inform you of meeting point and pick up time. If you decide to fly to Verona or arrive by train closer to the area, just let us know before you book your travel.

    Accommodation for 4 nights at the Park Hotel Azalea in Val Di Fiemme in the Dolomites. A reminder that this is an eco-plant-based hotel (dairy will be served) but we will have one meal outside in a traditional mountain setting.

    Daily breakfast

    4 lunches, 4 dinners

    Including a traditional dinner with a Pizza Party with the vegan pizza by the chef

    Welcome gift bag

    Knitting workshops with our special guest Joji Locatelli

    Visit to a local farm and lunch

    Walking/ Trekking with Joji and Andrea where the Rhododendron bloom

    One Yin Yoga lesson

    Walk and Qi Gong in San Valerio – an ancient site overlooking the valley

    Access to the sauna and Turkish bath

    If you have any questions, please email us at info@myak.it

    From Jun 11 to Jun 15

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  • Apr11 TO Apr 15

    mYak Retreat in Venice with Dario Tubiana | Intarsia & Embroidery

    April 11-15, 2023 | Venice 

    For our spring 2023 retreat, we decided to go back to the magical Murano island famous for its glass artists and beautiful Venice.
    Last spring, walking around the small alleys of this island we felt the perfume of art and traditions, and it was love at first sight!

    Moved by this particular feeling, with this retreat, we want to give you the opportunity to explore your creativity beyond knitting and who better than talented Dario Tubiana (@rosso.cardinale) can help you do that? For the first time, the workshops will include intarsia and embroidery on wool techniques that are becoming so popular. We can’t wait to see the beauty you will create!

    BIO

    Dario Tubiana is an Italian knitwear designer. He started knitting when he was a kid and never stopped since. After his humanistic studies in Israel, he won a scholarship and graduate in Creative Knitwear Design at the Academy of Costume and Fashion in Rome. He participated with his own knitwear collection at Pitti Filati runway Fashion Show. For the even he designed, realized and exhibited two knitwear capsule collections.

    He has been collaborating since 2015 as a knitwear designer with knitting magazines such as “The Knitter”, “Simply Knitting” and “Knit Now” and he also collaborates with international wool and knitting brands such as mYak, Sheepjees, LangYarns, KatiaYarns, Mez Cucirini Italy and Prym.

    As a teacher he has led several workshops at various yarn festivals such as Abilmente in Rome and Vicenza, Knit Italia in Florence, Lugano Creativa in Switzerland, and collaborates with several yarn boutique in Italy and abroad where he teaches technique classes.

    In 2021 and 2022 he taught several classes at Vogue Knitting live.

    He worked as a knitwear designer at United Colors of Benetton in 2018 and 2019.

    He is currently a lecturer at the IED European Institute of Design in Milan, where he teaches knitting techniques and embroidery techniques.

    Location: Murano - Venice ITALY

    From Apr 11 to Apr 15

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  • Sep27 TO Sep 27

    Isabell Kraemer | WORKSHOP NELLE LANGHE

    27 settembre 2022 dalle ore 9:30 alle 12:30, 

    Per la prima volta, Isabell Kraemer il workshop svolgerà un workshop in Italia nella magnifica cornice delle Langhe. 

    Conosciuta per i suoi maglioni eleganti e senza tempo, Isabell vi trasmetterà il suo sapere svelandovi  moltissimi dei suoi segreti di bloccaggio e cucitura per ottenere capi  con rifiniture impeccabili e professionali.

    Inclusi nel kit:

    3 h di workshop

    Coffe station

    Piccola sorpresa per tutte le knitter

    Unitevi a noi per un entusiasmante workshop che sicuramente migliorerà la vostra tecnica del fare a maglia.

    Per maggiori informazioni.

     

    Location: Villa d’Amelia Benevello CN

    From Sep 27 to Sep 27

    From 09:30 to 00:30

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  • Sep25 TO Sep 29

    Knitting Retreat in Italy 2022 | with Isabell Kraemer

    Knitting Retreat in Italy 2022 with Isabell Kraemer

    Location: Italy, Langhe Region

    From Sep 25 to Sep 29

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