The Stitching Retreat is the ultimate knitting event, where a bunch of knitters gather for three days of fashion, fiber, and education. Stitching Retreat 2016 is held in April 22- 24, 2016.

The majority of Stitching Retreat attendees are members of Stitch'n'Bitch Zurich. It’s a super-targeted group with:
- An unquenchable thirst for fashionable knitwear
- An appreciation and love for high-quality, brand-name products

Stitching Retreat’s Marketplace is designed to keep the shopper buying with:
- Extended shopping hours
- Demos and raffle giveaways
- An exclusive selection of new and favorite yarns, needles, gifts, and accessories from many of the country’s top knitting vendors
- Unparalleled mingling opportunities with fellow LYS owners and target customers


"I had a great time! Thanks for all your work organizing!"” (attendee)

"Cette fin de semaine fut parfaite pour briser la routine et nous ressourcer." (Murielle)

Stitching Retreat attendees are savvy, sophisticated needle crafters. The Stitchint Retreat is an opportunity for retailers to showcase their high-quality products and sell directly to the consumer.


All interested table exhibitors must submit a COMPLETED application form and detailed description of table set-up. The team at the Stitching Retreat will review all submissions and reserves the right to accept or reject an application.

Applications must be received by January 17. Upon acceptance, vendors will have two weeks to submit a deposit or they forfeit their opportunity to exhibit at the event.

- promotion on Stitching Retreat website
- more than 2 hours of selling time
- a hoard of fibre lovers (At the last marketplace the sales per booth were about 1'000 SFr. with approximately 10 attendees. The number of participants varies from 10 to 25 people.)


Exhibit space canceled 60 days or more prior to the event is subject to a cancellation fee equal to half the amount of the deposit. Exhibit space canceled fewer than 60 days prior to the show will not be issued a refund. The Stitching Retreat will have the right to use the canceled space to suit its convenience, including the sale of the booth to another exhibitor without any rebate to the canceled exhibitor.


Load-In & Set-Up
In the basement is the room for the marketplace, which is directly accessible from outside. From 3:30pm the room is open to install your table.

Marketplace Hours: (Subject to change)
4 - 6pm

When there's nice weather, the marketplace will be held outside.

Table Rental Information:
There’s space for three tables. First come, first serve. Each table costs 150 SFr.
The price includes a saturDAYpass for two persons. Food and non-alcoholic beverages are included.

The measurements of the table: 80 cm x220 cm.