2020 Retreat Details!

Tickets are sold out!

When: Friday April 24th – Sunday April 26th 2020

Where: Hocking Hills (Logan) Ohio

Tickets: $350 USD per person –  Will go on sale on Event Brite on Saturday, January 11th at 12 noon EST. (A link will be posted on our Instagram soon as it goes live as well as here on the website!)

There will only be 32 tickets up for grabs! So set your alarms and be ready for when they go live so you do not miss out!! *We sell out fast, friends. It is all first come, first serve!*

This ticket price includes your two-night stay in the cabin, all of your meals, snacks, and non-alcoholic drinks, as well as access to the 3 amazing “Speaking” workshops!

Workshop Hosts

Hosts for our 2020 Ohio Makers Retreat


@ClayandFiberCo Will be co-hosting the “Hook Personalizing” workshop with Angie–


@HarperBabyHooks These ladies are back for the 3rd time, to help us decorate and personalize our very own Crochet Hooks!


@ACraftyConcept is co-hosting a workshop talking all about branding with Taylor–


@TaylorLynnCrochet The Ash & Tay duo will be telling us how to brand our business/ourselves & Taylor will be giving us the deets on gaining confidence on video to help grow your brand!


@TheJonesyCo Will be teaching us how to create some GORGEOUS macrame wall hangings!


Giving us the scoop on all things social media! Lee is coming back for the 2nd time, she is totally crushing it on social media so bring your note books to take ALL the notes!

Additional tickets will be needed for Hook Personalizing and the Macrame Wall Hanging workshops. They are both an additional cost. The additional fee is due to supply costs needed for the workshops. All workshops are 100% optional, that is why we keep ticket prices for our “hands on” workshops separate.

You will need to buy all workshop tickets at the SAME TIME as your Retreat ticket!

Hook Personalizing tickets will be $16 USD This will include 2 pre-made all white clay hooks. One in Becki’s style, and one in Angie’s style. They leave them all white for us to paint our masterpieces! 🙂 When purchasing your Hook Personalizing ticket, you will get to choose the size and brand of your hooks. The options are Susan Bates or Boye, sizes F (3.75 mm)- K (6.5 mm).

Macrame Wall Hanging tickets will be $15 USD This will include your dowel rod and all the macrame rope needed to complete a wall hanging. You will get to choose from Natural, Mustard, or Blue colored rope! Sarah will teach us step by step how to create it 😉

Housing Info!

We will be staying in a beautiful Lodge in Hocking Hills, Ohio. (Picture of the outside of the Lodge is in the photo above!!)

Some cool amenities we will have all to ourselves are: 

A Large Indoor Heated Salt Water Pool

2 Large Outdoor Hot Tubs

Pool Table

Ping Pong Table

Lots of outdoor seating to enjoy the views!

There will be 40 makers total, so let’s chat sleeping arrangements!

There will be a mix of Queen beds (they will be shared between two people), Bunk Beds, and Air Beds.

During checkout when getting your tickets, you will be asked a few questions. You need to fill out this questionnaire to check out! That is where you will tell us what sleeping preference you have.

There should be ample parking spaces for all!

Closest Airports to Logan, Ohio: 

Columbus Rickenbacker Apt (LCK) Airport located approximately 34.1 miles from the Lodge. (This a small airport and only allows certain airlines)

Columbus(CMH) Airport located approximately  43.8 miles from the Lodge. (This is the closest major Airport to the Lodge)

Dayton (DAY) Airport located approximately 95.9 miles from the Lodge. (This is the furthest out but is a good third option if anyone needs it)

Answers to Questions you might have:

Q: Will the attendees have a private group for more information after getting a ticket?

A: YES! We will have a closed Facebook group for attendees only. You NEED to be in this group to get all the details for the weekend. This is also a great way for Attendees to get to know each other and potentially carpool to the Retreat!

Q: When can I arrive Friday? (If I get a ticket!)

A: You can start arriving at 8 am on Friday April 24th. (The Lodge address will be released to the attendees in our private Facebook group)

Q: When will activities start on Friday?

A: We will not have our first workshop until 2pm in the afternoon!

Q: Will we be leaving the cabin for any group outings?

A: Unfortunately, no. There are no yarn stores nearby, and all our meals will be catered or prepared at the cabin. There will be no scheduled group outings but you are always welcome to explore the nature trails nearby.

Q: Will we have free time?

A: Yes, absolutely! You will have a ton of free time between workshops to hang out with friends, swim, play games, or whatever you would like to do 🙂

Q: Are Children allowed to attend the Retreat?

A: No one under the age of 18  years old will be allowed at the Retreat.

Q: Will there be “Day Passes” for people to come and hang out for just the day and to attend certain workshops?

A: Day passes will not be available. We will be at full capacity at the Lodge with the attendees.

Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions about all Retreats

Who can come to this event?

This event is open to any female maker! We are a group of crocheters and knitters who love to play with yarn and hang out with fellow crafters!

You DO NOT need to be a crafty business owner to attend.

This is NOT invite only. It is open to makers at every level 😉

*Due to very mixed feedback on allowing all sexes to this overnight retreat, we will remain female only.*

What is “The Makers Retreat”?

It is a weekend long sleepover, basically! We spend 2 nights under the same roof, working on projects, chatting with fellow makers, and attending workshops! Each Retreat the workshops do change, but typically we have 2 talking workshops where people talk about topics like social media, organization, etc. & 2 hands on workshops where people teach us a new craft or skill like crochet hook personalizing or macrame.

Where does the event take place?

The location changes every time!

Currently only hosting Retreats within the USA.

The first Retreat was held in Michigan in March, 2019.

The second Retreat was held in Tennessee in October, 2019.

The third Retreat will take place in Ohio on April 24th-26th 2020.

How much are tickets?

Based on location, time of year, and number of attendees the ticket prices vary. The range has been from $300-350 USD.

What all is included in the ticket price?

There are two types of tickets.

1 -The Retreat Ticket: This includes the 2 night stay in the house, all meals, snacks and non-alcoholic drinks for the entire weekend. (Lunch and dinners will be catered. Breakfast, snacks, and drinks will be store bought. ) And access to all the “Speaking” workshops!

2 -“Hands on” Workshop Tickets- These tickets are optional if you want to attend any of the “hands on workshops” being offered at the retreat like Hook Personalizing. This workshop is priced at $16 USD, that pays for the materials needed to complete the workshop. *”Hands on” workshops vary from each Retreat.*

Only other expense outside of the ticket purchase you will need to worry about is travel costs.

Are children allowed to attend?

You have to be 18 years or older to attend any Retreat.

Can I donate to the goody bags?

Absolutely! We put together a “Goody Bag” filled with items from other makers to give as a gift to the attendees at every Retreat.

You can donate anywhere between 5-40 items.

If you make something that you want to donate, please email me at themakersretreat@gmail.com

Items we have had in the bags before that we love are:

Hand Dyed Yarn, Earrings, Scrunchies, Stitch Markers, Pom Poms, Hand written thank you notes, project bags, Hooks, Notebooks, Enamel Pins, Buttons, Key Chains.

These are just a few things but we would love to have all the handmade goodies we can get! We love showcasing fellow makers!!

Can I come if I have food allergies?

Yes! In the questionnaire you fill out during checkout (when purchasing Retreat tickets) we ask if you have any food allergies or special diet restrictions we need to be aware of. We accommodate as best as we can for each attendee.

Get in Touch

Still have questions that were not answered in the FAQ section? Email us!