Hello friends! I can almost not believe that it’s that time of year already when we announce all the details for our next knitting retreat. So exciting!!!
Claudia and I have been working hard, together with my friend Julie, and we are so happy to announce that next year’s retreat will be in the beautiful French Alps. Here is everything you need to know about it:
Date: Sunday 7 May – Saturday 13 May 2017
Venue: Chatel Portes du Soleil, Abondance Valley, France
Workshop Theme: The possibilities of short rows, incorporating shape and surface design
Inclusive in price:
6 nights in 5* accommodation plus Breakfast and dinner
We will be staying in two privately owned 5* Chalets
6 x Dinner (3 courses incl. of vegetarian option) prepared from locally sourced ingredients by private Chef
Transfers to and from Geneva Airport
Daytrip to the Medieval Town of Yvoire on the shores of Lake Geneva
All tuition fees plus yarn pack – We will be working with top quality yarns, learning how to utelise short rows in shape and surface design. There will be more information nearer the time for all of those who book a place
Knitting Gymnastic and fabulous walks in beautiful surroundings
Complete Tour organisation plus assistance on site
Single: Euro 870 per person
Double: Euro 770 per person based on two people sharing
Air- or Train Fare, any entrance fees or other activities you may want to undertake whilst there, all lunches, drinks or other foods. A Supermarket is within walking distance.
Transfer from Geneva airport will be leaving at 14.00 hours on Sunday 7 May and departing at 11.00 hours on Saturday 13 May 2017 from the Chalets.
Please make sure to book your travel accordingly.
To book a place
Please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org stating clearly if you would like to book a single or double room and who you are sharing with. Please also advise if you have any special dietary requirements.
Upon receipt of e-mail you will receive a bill which can be payed via bank transfer into Heike’s German Euro bank account (bank charges if any to be paid by you) Upon money received you will receive a booking confirmation.
30% deposit upon booking your place
70% rest amount no later than 31 March 2017
In the event of a cancellation the following applies:
Up to 31. March 2017 – 20% deposit refund
No refund after 31. March 2017
We will pay a total refund if a replacement participant is given.
The detailed programme will be announced nearer the time and you will receive a monthly newsletter with updates and general information from January 2017 onwards.
Good general knitting knowledge is required, workshops will be held in English and German.
There are 5 double and 3 single rooms available and early booking is highly recommended!
WoolyLoops is a Co-Production of:
Heike Gittins – www.madewithloops.co.uk and
Claudia Baumann-Ruegg – www.wollsinn.de
We are looking forward to welcoming you!
Heike and Claudia