FAQs


1. What time does the retreat start?
  • Check-in is at 5:30pm on Thursday, September 26, 2019.
2. What time does the retreat end?
  • The retreat ends at 2:00 pm on Sunday, September 29, 2019.
3. What if I'm a slow/inexperienced knitter?
    I’m a crocheter/spinner/weaver. Can I still come?
  •  We welcome participants at all levels, skillsets, and interests. And not just knitters!  At our retreat there is always something new to learn. You’ll find a wealth of information and people ready to help. For more information on the classes being offered this year please see the Classes tab.
4. How physical is the retreat?
  • As physical as you want to make it. You can go for a walk on the surrounding country roads or sit and knit all day (and night). It is entirely up to you. A golf cart is available if needed. 
5. Is there wifi?
  • Yes, wifi is available only in the lodge. 
6. How can I be reached in case of emergency?
  • We will provide the phone number of the Crossroads Retreat manager who can get messages to you.
7. What will the weather be like?
  •  This time of year the weather in the Texas Hill Country can be unpredictable. Check the weather forecast prior to leaving for the retreat. Caldwell is located approximately one hour west of College Station. 
  • All of the buildings have air conditioning and heat. 
8. Is there an age requirement?
  •  Attendees must be at least 18 years of age.
9. What are the accommodations like?
  • The cabins used for sleeping are comfortable and simple. Each cabin will hold a maximum of thirteen attendees who will each have a twin size bottom bunk bed.  One cabin is designated for early risers, another for night owls, and the third is for CPAP users. You can see pictures of the retreat center here: http://crossroadsretreat.org/facilities
10. What if I have a CPAP?
  • There are plenty of outlets in the bunkhouses. If you prefer to sleep in a bunkhouse with other CPAP users, we do have a bunkhouse designated for our attendees who use a CPAP.
11. Will there be air conditioning and heating?
  • Yes. All buildings have air conditioning and heat.
12. What if I require a special diet?
  • The staff at Crossroads Retreat Center do their best to accommodate special diet needs ; such as providing gluten sensitive options. However, we can not make any guarantees. You should plan on bringing your own food for your specific needs. We do have attendees who do this every year. There is a refrigerator, freezer, and microwave available for use as needed.