Knitting retreat set near Wheatland


WHEATLAND — “Knit One, Pray Too,” a day of knitting, fellowship and prayer will take place Oct. 20 from 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat near Wheatland. Presenters will be Ann Green, Anne Johnson and Karen Brooke. Fee is $15, which includes lunch. Participants should bring size 11 or 13 knitting needles, three, six-ounce skeins of yarn (or a project in progress), and join others as they create a prayer shawl, a scarf or a special gift for someone in need of comfort. Target audience is all knitters, including beginners, women and men.

Green is a lay minister at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral and a private piano instructor. Johnson is a fiber artist who has been knitting, spinning and sewing since childhood. Brooke is a lay minister at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral and development director for the Sisters of Humility.

For more information or to register contact Barbara Gross at (563) 336-8414 or

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