knitting retreat – day 3 & 4

Waking up to rain was a bit of a wake up call that this is Wales and not Italy. It did not however dampen our spirits and we set off for a day out in the pretty town of Betws-y-Coed for some scenery, retail therapy and most importantly sampling the…

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knitting retreat – day two

Day two and the obvious sun-dancing by everyone the night before was successful as ‘Frau Sonne’ beamed down on us. It promised to be another glorious day! Soon after breakfast everyone was beavering away, working hard on finalising their thoughts on how to approach the week’s theme. Needles clicking away…

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knitting retreat – day one

The sun was beaming down on us when we arrived at the Chainbridge Hotel in Llangollen, our home for the week. Returning knitters and new quickly settled down with some refreshing cups of tea and delicious home baked scones. Everyone gathered in the workshop room where Claudia and I had…

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knitting retreat – countdown

Last preparations are under way as the Wales Retreat 2016 is about to start. One more sleep and everyone will arrive. I can’t wait to welcome my lovely ladies from Germany at the airport tomorrow taking them to the Chainbridge Hotel in Llangollen where a warm welcome is waiting for…

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pin cushion mini mandala

Hello friends, how have you been? It’s been a busy old time here at Made with Loops with preparations in full swing for our upcoming Knitting Retreat starting on the 8 May. We still have two places open, why not join us for a fabulous week of yarny fun in beautiful…

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