SSK 2024 Lottery Open

Event Dates: July 17-21, 2024
Event Address: 1009 18th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212
Contact us at

We will open the lottery 11/30/23 at 11am central and close the lottery at 12/06/23 at 11am central.  This is not a first come, first serve signup.  If we have more entries of those that want to attend than available spots, we will pull entry numbers randomly. If your number isn’t chosen on the first round, we will automatically place you on the wait list.  We regularly pull folkx from the wait list and will notify you if your number is pulled.  

We will notify everyone of their status in the lottery pull by Monday December 11th.

Attendee Spots $525 each
Deposit – $125 non-refundable & non-transferable deposit due 01/15/23.  

What’s included in your $525 fee:

  • A three hour class with one of our amazing teachers (You will be able to add additional classes if there is availability for an additional fee). To see how class signups work, scroll down to last years post.
  • Breakfast and lunch Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Breakfast Sunday.
  • Entrance to the marketplace before it is open to the public
  • A goody bag that includes either a skein of yarn or 4oz of fiber plus loads of other goodies. Our goody bags typically have a retail value of over $100.
  • Entrance to Laskey hall crafting spaces, the try it on room and tasting room, breakout sessions, and opening/closing ceremony (possibility of door prizes).
  • Weekly zooms with attendees and Laura.
  • Ability to participate in KALs/CALS/SALs for the event.

At the request of the event center, we are requiring you book your own stay at Scarritt Bennett.  We will provide you with details on how to do that and get our group rate in the welcome email if your entry is selected.

***Rooms will be $80.00 per person for twin bed room with a shared restroom (pre-tax price) $94.70 with tax included.  You will be required to pay 1st night’s deposit at the time of booking. The remainder is paid at check-in. There is also a $25 cleaning fee added to the stay. Cancellation: As long as you cancel 48 hours in advance you will not be charged for the room. If you do not cancel, you will lose your deposit.  Note that this is ONLY for the room – the deposit for attending the event itself is not refundable.

COVID Protocols
At this time, we are not expecting to require proof of vaccination or mandatory mask wearing.  However, that may change if the overall situation around COVID or any other widespread health issue changes.  

Our lovely teachers for 2024 are:

Olga Buraya-Kefelian (OlgaJazzy)

Maggie Casey

Kira Dulaney

Kim McBrien Evans

Payment schedule will be as follows:

Deposit – $125 non-refundable & non-transferable deposit due 01/15/23.  

1st payment – $200 due 2/28/23

2nd payment – $200 due 4/15/23

If you’re still interested after reading all the details, please click here to submit your lottery entry!

Last Minute SSK 2023 Spots

We have a limited number of SSK spots open for this year’s event.

We are first offering these spots to those folkx who are ALREADY on our waitlist and were notified of this process via email. If you submit the form on 5/30/23 and are not on the waitlist, you will not be given a spot.

If we still have open spots after 24 hours, we will open them up to those who were not already on the wait list. These spots are NOW OPEN to the public – there are a few spots left!

If you are able to submit the form, then you are tentatively on the list – you must send your deposit within 24 hours to secure your spot. All the instructions are on the form itself.

Click here to submit the form and claim a spot!

SSK 2020 Information

SSK is returning to the Scarritt Bennett Center for 2020! The event will be held from July 15th-19th.

There are two options for participants. The first is the event with lodging on campus. The second “daypass” option is for people who are finding their own housing or live local.

Option 1 (full event including lodging):

Total cost for option 1 is $725

What’s included in the $725?

Lodging at the Scarritt Bennett Center Wednesday-Saturday. Please be aware that while you do have your own room, you will be sharing a bathroom with 1 other person. These are less fancy than your standard hotel room, but do include wifi.
Breakfast, Lunch, and Snacks Thursday-Saturday. Cupcakes on Wednesday. Breakfast on Sunday. We do accommodate people with different dietary needs.
1 three hour class with one of our fabulous teachers (you can take up to 3 additional classes at an added cost of $50 per class).
Our Teachers include:

Sadie Bellegarde

Francoise (Frenchie) Danoy

Rosemary (Romi) Hill

Jillian Moreno

An amazing goodie bag with lots of neat stuff!
A chance to win awesome doorprizes.
Entrance to a market with lots of cool vendors (The vendors for the market will be posted by 1/1/20)!
Getting to hang out with tons of cool knitters and spinners who love all the same things you do!
The Tasting Room and Try It on Room
Fun knitalongs, random prizes, and other fun stuff in the Ravelry group.
Option 2 (daypass):

The cost of option 2 is $425

This includes all of the above EXCEPT lodging at the Scarritt Bennett Center.

You can sign up for the event starting November 5th sign up link is here

Lottery entries will be open from 11/05/2019 to 11/19/2019.

When you enter, you should have the ability to receive an automated response letting you know that we received your entry.
We wish we had room for everyone, but based on historical numbers, we have more people apply than there is available space. If we have more than 150 total entries, a random number generator will choose spots.

Door Prize Tickets

For those who participated in our SSK KAL’s, we have tabulated your entries and have your totals for prize tickets counted!  Please review the document linked below.

SSK Door Prize Tickets

If you did not participate, fear not!  We will be giving out more tickets at the event.  🙂