#retreatlog2017 – on the road

7.30am and we are off on our long drive from Wales to the French Alps. By the time we reach France the sock has got a heel and we are rockin’ to Jim Morrison and Robert Plant in the car. And at long last… …we arrive in Arras for our…

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knitting retreat 2017 – packed and ready

After months of planning and lots of organisation this year’s knitting retreat is almost upon us. My bags are packed, a huge box of yarn from Claudia (www.wollsinn.de) is ready to go and all other bits and bobs have been collated. Three of us are setting off from Wales early…

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knitting retreat 2017

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…

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knitting retreat – day six

None of us could believe it when we woke up and realised this was our last day together. Where had the week gone? During the organising of the retreat week day six had been planned as a free day for everyone to do anything they wished to. During the past…

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knitting retreat – day five

What joy waking up to bright sunshine, blue skies and the knowledge that today there would be yarn…lots of yarn as the programme promised a trip to Black Sheep Wools near Newton-le-Willows. Happy chatter could be heard as we were driven by lovely Dennis, our bus driver, through pretty countryside…

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