Wednesday, September 14, 2016

ZK2017 Market - Apply to Vend

The ZK marketplace has wonderful, enthusiastic shoppers who love the fiber arts! Every year, retreat-goers rank the marketplace as one of their favorite retreat events!


The ZK2017 marketplace will be Saturday June 24th, 2017 at the Doubletree Hotel in Rochester, MN.
      Vendor Set-up is  6-9:30AM
      Inter-Vendor shopping (limit of 1 booth helper can shop) is 9:30AM-10AM
      Private retreat attendee shopping is 10AM-Noon
      Lunch break is Noon-1PM
      Free admission public shopping is 1-3PM
      Take-down is 3-4PM

* 10x10ft Booth rental fees will be $200 which includes one 6ft skirted table.
* Additional 6ft skirted tables are available at $15/table, and electricity is $5
* You may request multiple 10x10ft booths, and multiple tables.
* All vendors/companies must be listed on application (if sharing)
* There are NO refunds on booth fees.
* Vendors interested in attending the whole retreat will be offered and invoiced for retreat spots after selected to vend at the retreat.

We are accepting applications through October 27, 2016. After Oct 27th, contracts will then be sent out and official announcements of market vendors will be made.

We'd love to feature your hand-crafted knitting related products in our market!!
Please fill out the information below if you are interested in vending at the 2017 retreat marketplace.

Please contact us if you have questions or concerns!

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

ZK2017 Registration

ZK2017 knitting retreat is Wed June 21st through Sunday June 25th, 2017!!!!
We will once again be at the wonderful Doubletree in Rochester, MN.
      More information about the retreat and schedule can be found here: What is ZK?

* 2017 Retreat fees are $125 and are non-transferable.
* 200 spots are available, after these are filled, we will have a public wait list.
* Cancellation policy: if you need to cancel before Jan 1, 2017, you will get a $60 refund.  If you cancel before April 30, 2017 there is a $25 refund.  There are no refunds after April 30, 2017.
     No goodie bags are available for those unable to attend in person (no mailing or friend pick-up allowed)
* You book your own lodging, and it is not included in the retreat fee.  Our group has discounted rates for the Double Tree and Hilton Garden Inn.
Links for these group rates will be sent via email to registered attendees.
Rates are:
     DoubleTree $142 / night + taxes & parking
     Hilton Garden Inn $128 / night + taxes & parking, 400ft away from DoubleTree
You can choose to book a hotel room at these rates, or choose to stay at a different hotel or off-site.   We highly recommend finding a roommate on our Ravelry forums to split the room cost.

So sorry, all spots for ZK2017 have been filled! Please grab a spot on the wait list >>HERE<<

Friday, September 2, 2016

ZK2017 sign-up date and details

Sign-ups start here on on Tuesday Sept 13th 6PM CST
$125 retreat fee
200 spots available, sign-ups remain open until 200 spots are filled
Cancellation policy: $60 refund before 12/31/16, $25 refund before 4/30/2017
     No goodie bags are available for those unable to attend in person (no mailing or friend pick-up allowed)

Thursday, September 1, 2016

ZK2017 Save the Date!!

Mark your calendars, ZK2017 begins June 21st, 2017!!! Details on sign-ups coming soon!

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

ZK2016 Memories

We have said it many times and many ways, but it is worth repeating: this event is because of all of the awesome people that come and have a great time together.

Thanks to everyone who joined us, and for all FUN, laughs, and smiles. We truly are better together!

Thank You ZK2016 Sponsors!

Once again all of the retreat-goers were blown away by the quantity and quality of  prizes that were donated by our over-the-top GENEROUS 2016 Sponsors.

We had so much gratitude and thank yous, we took pictures every night! Thank you so much from everyone at ZK2016!

Day 1 Prize Winners:
A photo posted by Stockinette Zombies (@stockinettezombies) on

Day 2 Prize Winners:

Day 3 Prize Winners:

Thursday, June 9, 2016

ZK2016 Enabling

This episode is ALL enabling from the ZK2016 goodie bags, to the wonderful prizes from the generous sponsors that support our knitting community! Grab your knitting, and join us!