Want to Go to South Africa?

June 13, 2011 § 1 Comment

Check it out, readers! Nadine Curtis (our fearless leader) and StevenBe are hosting a trip in February to South Africa. Called the “Fiber Lovers, Knit Enthusiasts & Yarn Collectors Tour,” this trip runs from February 9-21, 2012.

Enjoy an inspirational and care-free travel experience with expert hosts Nadine Curtis and StevenBe as they bring a small group to Cape Town, Port Alfred and the famous wine regions of South Africa. Travel with like-minded people who are interested in experiencing the historic and popular travel sites of this diverse landscape with a special focus on touring and meeting some of the region‟s most amazing artisans, weavers, fiber specialists and crafters. Each day of the tour has been carefully designed with the perfect balance of site seeing, touring, shopping and free time for personal exploration. The journey of a lifetime is ready for you.

The trip includes:

Round trip coach class airfare from Minneapolis/St. Paul to Cape Town

Roundtrip airfare Cape Town to/from Port Elizabeth

Eight nights accommodations at the 4-star Dunkley House in Cape Town

Three nights accommodations at the 3-star Halyards Hotel & Spa in Port Alfred

Sightseeing and transfers as included in the itinerary

Eleven breakfasts

Four lunches

Four dinners

Private visits to job creation programs to meet local artisans, including Xhosa tribe

Personally arranged visits to Be Sweet wool, knitting and fiber local partners

Dinner with local Cape Town residents to learn about life in this fascinating place

Expert hosts throughout the tour: Nadine Curtis of Be Sweet, StevenBe of The Yarn Garage and expert South African guides

Hotel taxes and service charges

Click the below link for all the information including a day-by-day schedule of events and cost information. Space is VERY limited, so sign up now!

South Africa Knitting Group 2012


In other news, another successful TNNA is behind us. Take a look at our booth!



§ One Response to Want to Go to South Africa?

  • Knitterella says:

    Your booth is always one of my favorites! I’m still dreaming about those skeins of striped tshirt yarn. I need to figure out how to get my hands on some!

    It was really nice meeting you, chatting with you and visiting your booth filled with beautiful yarns and garments.

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